Deputy Minister Sdumo Dlamini was not poisoned –…

Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi has rubbished claims that her predecessor and current Deputy Minister¬†of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Sdumo Dlamini, was poisoned. Speaking at a media briefing on the outcomes of a central…

Japan PM warns Africa about debt as China…

Japan's prime minister on Thursday warned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects that some blame for damaging the finances of developing nations. Addressing leaders from several…

Hijacked truck recovered with R3m booze untouched

Police have recovered a hijacked truck carrying R3.4m worth of alcohol with the loot untouched. Ekurhuleni Metro Police spokesperson¬†Kobeli Mokheseng said the truck was hijacked around 15:00 on Tuesday on the Albertina Sisulu Road between…

MTN beefs up security as battery theft threatens…

Telecommunications network provider MTN says the continued theft of batteries from its cellphone towers not only costs the company millions to replace them, but also causes disruptions to its network provision. Now, the communications giant…

Magashule was a blesser to many, Dukwana tells…

Former Free State economic development MEC Mxolisi Dukwana labelled ANC secretary general Ace Magashule a "blesser to many" for allegedly sourcing money from the public purse through an asbestos auditing contract. Dukwana told the state…

Forensic evidence dominates Glebelands 8 trial

Forensic evidence of violent killings at the Glebelands hostel dominated proceedings in the Pietermaritzburg High Court, where eight men are on trial for nine murders. While prosecutor Dorian Paver ran through cursory information on how…

Inside the draft bill on political party funding:…

Political parties will have to disclose their funders every quarter if a new bill becomes law in its current form. On Wednesday morning, Parliament's legal services and the Department of Justice briefed the Portfolio Committee…