South Africans might not be clear who in the ANC is winning the battle, but there is little doubt that it is the people of the country who are losing, writes Howard Feldman.
A young woman appeared in the Bothaville Magistrate Court in the Free Sate on Monday after allegedly stabbing her husband to death with a broken bottle.
The South African Police Service (SAPS) needs to be more sensitive when dealing with rape victims, according to Nonhlanhla Ncube-Ndaba, chairperson for the portfolio committee on women, youth and persons with disabilities.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa should aim to create a society in which women feel safe and enjoy rights as men do.
An 81-year-old man has been waiting since March for R1 000 worth of electricity owed to him by Eskom.
The family of a 22-year-old Tshwane University of Technology student who went missing in Pretoria Central on Friday and was found two days later, says she is traumatized and will be admitted to a psychiatric institution for healing.
A South African envoy expressed the country's "sincerest apologies" to Nigeria after a wave of anti-migrant attacks swept through Johannesburg and surrounding cities in recent weeks, fuelling diplomatic tensions.
Dignitaries pay their respects to the former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. (Tshidi Madia, News24)
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The statement by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni did not explain the reasons for the resignations, but highlighted the increasing risk in Sasria's operations.
Cash-in-transit security personnel escaped with their lives on Monday after their vehicle was bombed near Mandeni, KwaZulu-Natal.
A man who was allegedly attempting to steal cables at a sub-station in Westdene Recreation Centre in Johannesburg was badly burnt after one of the cables exploded.
In a submission to National Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane, the Congress of South African Trade Unions has said that even if it works, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's economic policy paper will result in less job creation than SA has seen in the last five years.
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DA leader Mmusi Maimane has listed a Cape Town home valued at nearly R4 million in a parliamentary register, despite the fact that the home has never belonged to him.
Olivia Jasriel, one of the most outspoken victims of former tennis pro and rapist Bob Hewitt, told News24 that she has forgiven him. Watch.
As South Africa grapples with its gender-based violence crisis, design and art teacher Wayne Tewson has taken the liberty of writing a pledge for the boys of Bracken High School in Alberton, Ekurhuleni. Watch.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and his Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz have welcomed the news that the SANDF's deployment would be extended by six months, but want to see a few changes in approach.
Cheers for Nicholas Ninow’s conviction for raping a seven year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, soon turned to frustration as the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria postponed the matter for sentencing proceedings.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has raised R50 000 for the family of a slain car guard, who was reportedly offered the same amount as compensation from his alleged killer.
SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has lashed out at African heads of state, saying South Africa has had to cope with an influx of foreign nationals because of the instability of other countries on the continent.
The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture has cost the taxpayer R356m so far, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has told Parliament.
4AX was supposed to submit its financials more than a year ago.
Flamboyant businessman Sam "Mshengu" Chabalala has been granted R200 000 bail by the Witbank Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga, after he was arrested and charged on five counts, including the contravention of the Immigration Act.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the June murder of Cape Town school teacher Helga van Wyk, Western Cape police say.
The Democratic Alliance intends to lodge a complaint with the Public Protector to investigate a report that Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo misused state resources in settling a personal matter.
South Africa’s thermal-coal exports are expected to drop as its main export hub faces growing competition and new cheaper energies proliferate, according to a US research group.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has rejected Nicholas Ninow's claim that he acted impulsively when he raped a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria last year. (Warning: This article contains graphic details)
Summer has arrived in Gauteng, as maximum temperatures break through the 30-degree barrier.
Investigative journalism centre amaBhungane has walked out of court victorious after successfully challenging parts of South Africa's surveillance law.
It has been 12 years since hundreds of families were moved to vacant land, about three kilometres from the centre of Butterworth, to make way for a new shopping centre.
A 51-year-old man from Vanderbijlpark, who mistook his son for a burglar and shot him dead, has been released on a warning and will serve no jail time.
While former president Jacob Zuma is better known for breaking out in song with his trademark Umshini wami, President Cyril Ramaphosa has proven that he too can carry a tune.
A planned strike over pay may bring Johannesburg's Metrobus service to a halt, according to the Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union of South Africa.
A cutting edge virtual assistance for all things banking is in the pipeline, as a group of UCT students finalise the launch of "Naledi", a multilingual personal banking and financial management assistant powered by artificial intelligence that reaches users via WhatsApp.
Nicholas Ninow, who has pleaded guilty to raping a seven-year-old girl, is expected to hear his fate in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
A massive search has been launched for an 11-year-old boy who slipped into the sea and was swept away at the Swartkops River Mouth, near Port Elizabeth.
The reason that DA leader Mmusi Maimane is renting a privately-owned house and not living in the parliamentary village is because of security risks, his spokesperson Solly Malatsi says.
EFF leader Julius Malema's tweet containing "racist" quotes next to a picture late Zimbabwean Robert Mugabe has been found not to have violated Twitter's rules, Malema has posted.
The latest crime statistics show that the situation in South Africa is "quite bad", President Cyril Ramaphosa says.
The South African National Editor's Forum (Sanef) says that besides many failed attempts it remains determined to engage the EFF.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the underlying causes and people behind the ongoing killings in the taxi industry across the province.
Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has said that the untimely passing of deputy minister Bavelile Hlongwa has 'robbed the country' of energy in the future.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and governments across Africa amid tensions and violence in the country.
Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille believes South Africans are being narrow-minded in only focusing on land expropriation without compensation.
The dramatic arrest of a woman accused of demanding a R300 000 bribe to stop harassing the deputy finance minister has a back story: An evidently traumatic abortion, and his offer to pay her the money for psychological treatment.
A 32-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man who threatened his victims with a knife before raping them was sentenced to seven life terms in prison, police say.
Tributes have poured in from political parties and colleagues following the death of Mineral Resources and Energy Deputy Minister Bavelile Hlongwa.
While Zimbabweans failed to fill the 60 000-capacity national sports stadium at the funeral of their long-time former president Robert Mugabe, African leaders made their presence felt.
South African National Parks (SANParks) has obtained an order in its favour against a Constantia man who had been selling water - by the truckload - from a mountain stream.
The focus on the dangerously high rates of violence against women and children in South Africa has compelled South Africans to call of the president and government to take stronger action, specifically regarding the national registry of sexual offenders (NRSO).
Details from the Transport minister have revealed that deputy minister of mineral resources and energy Bavelile Hlongwa was assisting an overturned vehicle when a truck ploughed onto the scene.
It was touted as a potential silver bullet - armed soldiers bringing gangsterism to its knees after months of bloodshed as gunmen ran amok on the Cape Flats. But with a few days left to go, how effective has the army's deployment been?
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has inaugurated the opening of a new sexual offences court in Sibasa, Limpopo.
The Johannesburg cluster of police crime intelligence said the intelligence on the imminent xenophobic attacks was escalated to their superiors two days before the violence flared up but now believe, given the inaction by relevant units
Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the western parts and southern parts of the Free State, the western parts of the North West, the central and the eastern parts of the Northern Cape and Central Karoo over the Western Cape, as well as the northern parts of the Eastern Cape.
A multi-agency sting uncovered a fake visa scam that was being used to get driving permits in Stellenbosch.
Desperate for answers, the family of Durban University of Technology student Sandile Ndlovu, who was stabbed in the head while studying in a lecture room on campus, wants video footage of the incident to be released.
Optimum Coal Mine in Middelburg, Mpumalanga went up in flames after a fire set the mine’s conveyor belts alight.
Rietondale High School in Pretoria was vandalised over the weekend just weeks after its name was changed from Hoërskool HF Verwoerd, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.
State-owned power utility sought advisers on how to implement a government bailout seven months after President Cyril Ramaphosa said the company would be reorganised.
Retailer Pepkor, a subsidiary of Steinhoff, has lost an application for leave to appeal a court order that bars it from selling off shoe retailer Tekkie Town.
Fed up with crime, two Manenberg residents offered to put bits of a stolen fence into a trolley and take it back to the local community centre from where it had been cut down, the City of Cape Town says.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has said his apology to Zimbabweans was necessary after xenophobic attacks tarnished South Africa's international reputation.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the deployment of the South African National Defence Force to crime-affected areas in the Western Cape until March 2020.
Discovery said the increases are below the medical inflation rate.
Metrobus has warned workers affiliated to Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union that they are part of a minority union which has limited rights to make demands.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to hire a private investigator to look into the murders of University of Western Cape student Jesse Hess and her grandfather Chris, before it becomes a cold case.
The recent wave of disruptive protests by residents of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is taking its toll on service delivery in several communities.
The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has postponed the testimony of the former head of the Free State Department of Agriculture, Peter Thabethe, after his legal team withdrew.
Newcastle Deputy Mayor Reuben Molelekoa, who allegedly crashed his vehicle into two houses while drunk, has been granted bail and will only return to court in 2020, police say.
Nicholas Ninow, the man who pleaded guilty to raping a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria in 2018, has officially been found guilty.
A woman is expected to appear in the Ntuzuma Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of her 67-year-old grandmother, according to KwaZulu-Natal police.
A private pathology report has reportedly revealed that former Bosasa boss Gavin Watson was already dead before he crashed his company car into a concrete pillar at the OR Tambo International Airport.
Almost 400 people have been arrested in joint law enforcement operations which included the SA National Defence Force around the Cape metropole, according to police.
A Western Cape teen has been sentenced to a hefty 12 years in prison for stealing almost 2km of copper cable in Robertson, police say.
Three Western Cape police officers have been arrested after allegedly stopping a taxi driver and stealing his stash of abalone.
A baby and a child are among 16 people injured, after a taxi crashed into the wall of the Johannesburg Zoo, ER24 says.
Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the western parts of the Free State, the western parts of the North West, central and eastern parts of the Northern Cape and the northern interior of the Eastern Cape.
The Unemployed People's Movement (UPM) wants the Makana Municipal Council to be dissolved for violating its constitutional mandate by failing to provide basic services to the community.
While the Zimbabwean government and former President Robert Mugabe's family had indicated plans to take his remains to Zvimba, his home village following his funeral, this was later ditched.
Minister of Justice & Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola has instructed the National Commissioner of Correctional Services, Arthur Fraser, to take the decision to place convicted rapist Bob Hewitt on parole on review.
South African boxer and karate champion, Leighandre 'Baby Lee' Jegels, has been laid to rest by her loved ones in East London, in the Eastern Cape, as the country continues to battle gender-based violence.
A correctional services board has granted parole to convicted rapist and former tennis player and coach Bob Hewitt.
South Africa has less crime than it did 10 years ago, but experienced more murders in the past financial year than it did in 2009/2010.
In the past four years, the number of children who committed murder has risen from 47 to 736.
A 29-year-old Northern Cape serial rapist has been sentenced to 43 years in prison, according to local police.
A manhunt has been launched after three people were found killed in the Chis Hani Section of Kanana near Klerksdorp, North West police say.
The EFF says it is not "moved" by a statement by the South African National Editors Forum condemning its decision to ban investigative journalism units, amaBhungane and the Daily Maverick’s Scorpio, from attending party events.
Chester Williams' daughter told those gathered to bid farewell to the rugby icon that she was not prepared for the loss of her father so soon.
The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear Jason Rodhe's application for leave to appeal the Western Cape High Court's refusal to grant him bail at a date yet to be determined.
The accident is believed to have taken place on the N1 from Polokwane.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is currently engaged in a court battle with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who found him guilty of deliberately misleading Parliament about a R500 000 Bosasa donation to his campaign to become president of the ANC in 2017.
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