Palazzolo - Italian authorities target 'mafia banker's' SA wealth

2019-06-25 06:45

Vito Palazzolo, previously based in the Western Cape, was once viewed as one of the most powerful figures in the Italian mafia, Cosa Nostra, and was suspected of having ties to top local politicians and police. Now, after decades of chasing, Italian authorities are moving in on money linked to him in South Africa.

Truck allegedly petrol-bombed on N2 in Somerset West

2019-06-24 20:29

An articulated truck set alight on the N2 in Somerset West saw the highway being closed on Monday evening, say City of Cape Town traffic officials.



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Mbeki denies calling for action to be taken against Zindzi Mandela

2019-06-24 22:44

Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied calling for action to be taken against South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, countering that he had explained the discipline and culture of the diplomatic world.

DA lays corruption charges against Brown, Peters, Mahumapelo after Zondo commission testimony

2019-06-24 20:25

The DA has laid corruption charges against former ministers Lynne Brown and Dipuo Peters as well as former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo and former officials at South African Express.

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Sanef launches inquiry into media ethics

2019-06-24 20:43

The South African National Editors' Forum confirmed the launch on Monday of an Inquiry into Media Ethics, with a panel of commissioners headed by retired judge Kathleen Satchwell.

Public Protector: We have NOT extended scope of Ramaphosa probe

2019-06-24 19:00

The Office of the Public Protector has denied that it extended the scope of its probe into a R500 000 donation by Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson to President Cyril Ramaphosa to include possible money laundering linked to other donations to his campaign.

22 tons of garbage collected in wake of Gupta-weddings - reports

2019-06-24 20:04

Twenty-two tons of garbage. That is the aftermath of two Gupta family weddings in an ecologically sensitive area in the Indian province of Uttrakhand, says international media reports.

WATCH: KZN snake catcher finds two pythons in one day

2019-06-24 19:16

A teenage boy's regular walk home from school in Edendale, KwaZulu-Natal, was stopped short by a huge python earlier this month. Watch.

Westbury gang case: Arrested cop says he was not on duty on day of shooting

2019-06-24 18:53

A Sophiatown police officer, who is a co-accused in the murder trial of alleged Westbury gang leader Leroy "Finch" Brown, has told the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court he was not involved in a deadly shooting in 2016.

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