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.
Fourteen children on their way home from school were injured when the minibus taxi they were travelling in crashed into a vehicle on Wiggins Road in Cato Manor.
Children being lured into abalone poaching with fashion and drugs, says Police Ombud.
Both houses of Parliament unanimously adopted a motion to give the legislature's corruption-accused secretary Gengezi Mgidlana the boot.
President of the SA Hindu Maha Sabha, Ashwin Trikamjee has called on South Africans to allow Hindu's to be respected and allowed to celebrate Diwali in peace.
A free pornographic website has removed an explicit video purportedly of Fiona Viotti who resigned from Bishops Diocesan College in Cape Town amid allegations of a sexual affair with a matric pupil.
A woman is in police custody after driving into and killing a Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer who was directing traffic .
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It will be hot across most of the country on Friday as a heat wave lingers, while temperatures along the coast will be warm.
A Limpopo man, who was arrested for allegedly murdering and raping a two-year-old boy as well as raping a Grade R pupil, has been charged with a second murder after his seven-year-old victim died of her injuries in hospital this week.
Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow has been sentenced to life in jail in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
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A DA petition to support a plan for saving Eskom had over 69 000 signatures by early on Thursday evening. But the ANC called this "desperate measures" by the DA to "hijack the electricity situation in the country for political point scoring".
Seven Grade 12 pupils were hauled before a disciplinary hearing at the beginning of the month for meting out "whacks" to Grade 8 pupils at one of its boarding houses.
Tax revenue collection may fall short by up to R50bn, tax experts have said, and it may be because new SARS boss Edward Kieswetter is preoccupied with rebuilding capabilities at the institution.
Just 24 hours after a truck driver from Mbombela claimed that he had been hijacked by three armed robbers, Mpumalanga police recovered the truck, along with another surprise.
Opposition parties looking to remove Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani attempted for two hours to force through a cancelled council sitting, where a motion of no confidence in the mayor was meant to be held.
The Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities says it is concerned about the allegations of serious sexual misconduct against a teacher at elite Cape Town private school Bishops Diocesan College.
Much of the billions in irregular expenditure reflected in financial reports for the 2017 financial year had nothing to do with the Vrede dairy farm or Estina, according to former Free State Finance MEC Elzabe Rockman.
A Cape Town motorist who fell victim to a fleet-footed robber who snatched a cellphone from his lap while he waited for a traffic light to change has been urged to lay a criminal charge after the alleged suspect was apprehended.
Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow has been sentenced to life in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
The Gauteng Department of Education says matric examinations have proceeded successfully, regardless of minor delays in some areas due to load shedding and a bomb scare in Vereeniging.
NGOs have failed to show that SA was obliged to ensure that an extradited person would be effectively prosecuted by a requesting State, lawyers for former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang have argued.
Parents of Bishops pupils have expressed shock over allegations that ex-sports coach Fiona Viotti had a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old matric pupil.
Cape Town opera singer James Bhemgee says he has been assaulted and harassed by SANDF soldiers during a raid, adding that he was treated like a 'terrorist'.
Former president Jacob Zuma won't appear before the state capture commission of inquiry next week, the commission says.
The lawyer for former Bishops Diocesan College teacher Fiona Viotti, who is accused of serious sexual misconduct involving a pupil, says he is investigating a reported leak of an alleged lewd video of her, and has warned that sharing it is illegal.
Former Free State Finance MEC Elizabeth Cornelia Rockman continues testifying before the state capture commission of inquiry. Watch live.
After a week-long trial in September, Judge Mokhine Mosopa found Nicholas Ninow guilty of rape, the possession of an illegal substance and defeating the ends of justice.
A Gauteng factory worker has sustained a "traumatic injury" when he slipped and fell, in the process crushing his arm in a roller.
DA federal chairperson candidate Mike Waters says the race for the position is much closer than many people expect.
The State Security Agency has confirmed that Thulani Dlomo was fired for not coming to work.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has welcomed the decline in the murder rate since the start of Operation Lockdown.
Gauteng police's quest to remove counterfeit goods from Johannesburg has yielded more results, with R9m worth of the illicit goods being confiscated.
Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba urged the country’s large cities to do all that they could to ensure that they were not overly dependent on Eskom and the national grid for power.
A video showing a nail salon owner at Eastgate Shopping Centre having an altercation with an employee has gone viral on social media.
Mozambican NGO Forum de Monitoria do Orcamento has told the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that a ruling from a magistrate as well as the former justice minister's decision on the extradition of former Mozambican finance minister, Manuel Chang, should be set aside and reviewed.
A woman accused of hiring four men to kill her husband made her second appearance in the Springs Magistrate's Court on Wednesday
Former Free State finance MEC Elzabe Rockman has told the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture that it was not easy to stop funding the collapsed Vrede dairy farm project because the cattle needed to be taken care of.
Eskom said load shedding will likely continue for the rest of the week.
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology is concerned that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is yet to table its annual report for the 2018/19 financial year.
Eastern Cape police are clamping down on illegal taverns and shebeens, saying liquor is one of the contributing factors in the commission of serious and violent crimes.
Eleven employees of a vehicle testing station in Limpopo, including the owner, have been arrested for allegedly issuing fraudulent roadworthy certificates.
As Hindus worldwide gather to observe Diwali, a group of forward-thinking Durbanites are attempting to change the perception of the auspicious day.
The head of Sekunajlo has said a link between comments made by PIC leadership in Parliament on Tuesday and a raid on the his offices offices by the market regulator last week.
The Black Lawyers Association says it is "deeply disappointed" that not a single woman was appointed to join a team of advocates briefed to prosecute state capture crimes.
Eskom implemented load shedding for the first time since March on Wednesday, but Capetonians were impacted less than the rest of South Africa.
The DA's presiding officer of federal council elections, Desiree van der Walt, has written to four of the party's candidates to stop to public campaigning for the role.
Former Free State Finance MEC Elzabe Rockman has told the state capture commission of inquiry that she met Rajesh "Tony" Gupta several times to discuss the Estina dairy farm project’s budget.
South Africa is constitutionally obliged to ensure the effective prosecution of corruption even if the offence occurs outside of its borders, a lawyer representing the Helen Suzman Foundation has argued.
A group of about 40 backyarders and shack dwellers, part of Singabalapha, have marched from Arcadia Place to the Civic Centre to hand over a memorandum to Mayor Dan Plato.
Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola has announced that the presidential pardon application of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has been put on hold.
Former Free State finance MEC Elzabe Rockman says she sympathises with the intended beneficiaries of the Vrede dairy project after they were left stranded when it failed, adding she believes the project is still viable.
As the furore around the State Security Agency rages on, one of only two bodies that can hold the agency to account is not functioning.
A crisis is brewing in Cape Town's CBD after more than 1 000 people made camp in an arcade, demanding that the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) evacuate them from South Africa due to safety concerns.
A 32-year-old woman is in a critical condition following an armed robbery at a store in the Reeds, Centurion.
A strategic leadership consultancy, acquired by Comair last year, now accuses the aviation company of reneging on the agreement and "grinding it into the ground in the process".
About 300 primary school pupils in Orange Farm have been treated for stomach cramps and vomiting after they allegedly ate sweets from a local hawker on Thursday.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has found 14 of its members guilty of wrongfully participating in marches to party offices, but has given them suspended sentences and told them to 600-word essay on "democratic centralism".
Residents of Soshanguve Ward 26 has marched to the City of Tshwane's local offices in Block KK to demand housing, tarred roads, uninterrupted electricity and the proper maintenance of the sewage system.
A Cape Town police officer who is out on bail after allegedly forcing a woman to perform a sexual act on him, should be suspended while the criminal investigation is under way, the local community policing forum says.
DA CEO Paul Boughey has announced that he will be stepping down from the role in coming days.
It's time to crank up the aircon and keep the drinks on ice as a heatwave is about to hit Gauteng and surrounds this weekend.
Thirteen months after she was raped by Nicholas Ninow, the now eight-year-old victim still has nightmares about him, scared that he will attack her in her room, like he did in the Dros restaurant bathroom.
An off-duty policeman who attempted to rape a woman who bit his fingers off while fighting back has been sentenced to six years in jail.
With high temperatures expected across Gauteng in the next few days, people are being urged to be cautious when outdoors.
A former call centre agent turned teacher at an impoverished Cape Town school has helped connect his pupils to the future, by tapping into his connection with his former employer.
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At the 11th-hour, Nelson Mandela Bay council speaker Buyelwa Mafaya has cancelled a motion of no confidence in mayor Mongameli Bobani.
An explicit video of a nude woman has been loaded on to a free pornographic website citing the name of Fiona Viotti, the water polo coach who resigned amid allegations of a sexual affair with a matric pupil.
EWN reporter Barry Bateman will be able to pay his bills at the end of the month after a "crowdfunding" campaign managed to raise enough money to cover his salary.
Taking the stand to testify in mitigation of sentence in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, Ninow told the court that since his arrest, he is still using drugs despite being incarcerated.
A 35-year-old suspect has been arrested for allegedly raping a Grade R pupil in Limpopo who later succumbed to her injuries in hospital.
A joint intelligence-led operation has resulted in the arrest of four alleged drug traffickers, who were found with R5.2m worth of dagga, believed to be destined for Namibia.
Eskom say it is trying to prevent the power system from a total collapse.
Cape Town's urban farmers in the Philippi Horticultural Area have challenged the government's procedures in allowing a privately owned parcel of it to be developed.
The trial of a 29-year-old man, who is facing 62 counts relating to various charges that include 19 counts of rape and the alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl, was postponed after the interpreter fell ill.
It's getting hotter as high temperatures are expected across the country on Thursday.
Axed Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo says there is no punishment befitting Old Mutual directors other than six months' jail time, without the option of a fine, on contempt of court charges.
Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow's grandmother, who raised him, has pleaded with the court to recognise he is not only the so-called Dros rapist, but that he also has a good side.
A number of problems have hit Eskom's plants.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has stood firm on his offer to help Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe with an application for a presidential pardon, despite criticism from the DA.
Farmers and workers have protested outside Western Cape High Court against plans to rezone part of the Philippi Horticultural Area in Cape Town for development, GroundUp reports.
Former apartheid cop Joao Roderigues, who is accused of murdering anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, has petitioned the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) to stay his prosecution for his alleged role in the murder.
The mother of the Eastwood Secondary School boy who was stabbed to death outside the school in Pietermaritzburg has hailed him as a hero, saying he tried to save a female student from harm.
A Grade 10 pupil is in ICU after being stabbed at Waveren High School in Tulbagh, Western Cape police say.
Parents and members of the public have expressed outrage over the effect that load shedding is having on matric exams across the country, with at least 30 centres in the Western Cape being left in the dark.
There is no central committee room at Eskom where stressed engineers mull over which areas to switch off.
Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola says the ultimate test of SA's resolve against corruption lies firmly in the ability of the criminal justice system to ensure those who have ploughed state coffers are held accountable.
The City of Cape Town has condemned the "violent reaction to the rule of law" by taxi drivers after a protest in Strand Street.
Three men arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Cape Town horse rider Meghan Cremer will spend their Christmas and New Year behind bars.
A pupil at a Pietermaritzburg high school has died after being stabbed, while five others have been hospitalised, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education has said.
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