Decomposed body in KZN mortuary believed to belong to missing Chilean backpacker

2018-10-20 21:29

A body that was found in a KwaZulu-Natal mortuary is believed to be that of Chilean national Slavko Andro Yaksic Besoain, who was last heard from last month while backpacking in the Dundee area.

Sars IT head apologises for conduct during interviews

2018-10-20 20:16

South African Revenue Service IT head Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane has apologised for the way she acted while being asked questions about the institution's crumbling digital infrastructure this week.

Weather Update: Gale force winds and severe thunderstorms in the Sunday forecast

2018-10-20 18:25

The South African Weather Service has warned that strong to gale force winds, severe thunderstorms, and reduced visibility due to blowing dust and sand can be expected on Sunday.

Limpopo horror crash: RTMC warns operators of 'consequences' if duties are ignored

2018-10-20 15:24

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has warned all transport operators that they could face "severe consequences", including criminal charges, if they continue to ignore duties imposed on them by regulations.



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Suicide bid over ID stress

2018-10-19 15:29

Frustrated by unexplained delays by Home Affairs in issuing his Identity Document (ID) before the start of his matric exams, an orphaned pupil this week came close to attempting suicide.

SA media must reflect on its practices in a time of State Capture - Sanef

2018-10-20 19:14

Media houses need to deeply introspect on their practices and how these might be contributing to democracy or eroding trust, the South African National Editors' Forum urged this week.

Shots fired in dramatic police chase at Cape Town International Airport

2018-10-20 16:23

A man who allegedly robbed someone of their bag at Cape Town International Airport has been arrested following a dramatic police chase to the elevated roadway nearby, police confirmed.

Land occupiers in Philippi want City to buy Oasis land

2018-10-20 21:17

The City of Cape Town has conducted a site inspection at Siyangena informal settlement on ERF12718, Philippi, to assess the need for basic services and potential constraints.

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Magashule rejects 'baseless' claims of Gupta meeting over R140m deal

2018-10-20 13:47

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has dismissed allegations that he took former MEC Mxolisi Dukwana to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound seven years ago to discuss a R140m deal.

Nzimande calls for probe into roadworthy status of truck in Limpopo horror crash

2018-10-20 08:17

Transport minister Blade Nzimande has directed the Road Traffic Management Corporation accident construction team and police to probe the horror Limpopo crash which left 27 dead.

Dlamini-Zuma to deliver eulogy at special official funeral for struggle stalwart Mtshali

2018-10-20 14:41

Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will deliver the eulogy at the special official funeral of struggle stalwart Eric “Stalin” Mtshali on Sunday.

SABC probing possible editorial code breaches over VBS scandal coverage

2018-10-20 11:30

The South African Broadcasting Corporation says it is probing possible breaches in its editorial code regarding the coverage of the VBS Mutual Bank debacle by its newsroom in Polokwane.

Body found washed up on rocks at Strand beach

2018-10-20 10:20

The body of a man was been found on Strand Beach, presumed to be that of a missing person who disappeared in the surf in the same vicinity after falling out of a craft a day ago.

PICS: One dead, up to 500 homes destroyed in Khayelitsha blaze

2018-10-20 09:13

One person has died and over 500 homes have been destroyed in a currently uncontrolled blaze which broke out in Khayelitsha in the early hours of Saturday, the City of Cape Town has confirmed.

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