Despite the Republican Party controlling both houses of Congress for the last two years, the Trump administration has failed in its efforts to push through legislation that would reduce legal immigration levels. Now, it is trying to use the regulatory process to bypass Congress and accomplish the same goal. The …read more
The long arm of the law is within reach of Bosasa – the company under investigation for corruption, which made an R500,000 donation to President Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign to become president of the ANC last year.
During the period of 2004 to 2007, the Department of Correctional Services awarded four …read more
Police in Limpopo have confirmed an African National Congress (ANC) ward councillor critical of some of those accused in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal has been shot dead in Burgersfort.
It’s understood Thabang Maupa was in his car with his wife outside their liquor store on Monday night when …read more
A director at a law firm linked to a donation to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s African National Congress presidential campaign has denied any involvement with the controversial Gupta family.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has on Tuesday alleged the firm handled an account administered by Jeffrey Afriat, a practising attorney and …read more
African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Gwede Mantashe has told the state capture commission that the Gupta-owned Oakbay company wanted the party to put pressure on the banks that closed their accounts with the family’s businesses to reopen them.
Mantashe was testifying at the inquiry on behalf of the ANC …read more
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has issued a statement saying the actions of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leaders Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu are a flagrant abuse of the criminal justice system.
The minister says the so-called charge sheet drafted by the EFF is baseless and contains a set …read more
The Democratic Alliance Rainbow Network has staged a march to the Tanzanian and Ugandan embassies to protest the countries' treatment of members of the LGBT+ community.
Together with other rights groups, the branch handed over memoranda detailing their disappointment at Uganda voting against the debate on LGBT+ discrimination at the …read more
Three men have appeared in the Taung Magistrate’s Court in the North West, in connection with several rapes of a 12-year-old girl.
Sixty-one-year-old Gaolatlwe Tsienyane, 56-year-old Ruele Matlhola and 20-year-old Tshiamo Motsage were arrested over the weekend on allegations of stalking, sexually grooming and eventually raping the child.
The …read more
Sixteen South African women have been featured in the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining 2018 from 28 countries.
The list features women from around the world who are selected for visible contributions above and beyond their daily responsibilities.
The 16 are:
- Lindiwe Nakedi – owner and director of Gubhani Exploration …
South African lawmakers will seek to end the breeding of lions for trophy hunting and the trade in their bones, setting Parliament on a collision course with a powerful industry.
South Africa has as many as 8,000 lions in captivity being bred for hunting, the bone trade, tourism and …read more
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on Cooperative Governance Minister Zweli Mkhize and his Eastern Cape counterpart to intervene in the troubled Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.
The party is set to table a second motion of no confidence against Mayor Mongameli Bobani. It is just another chapter in a drawn-out …read more
Former GCIS head Mzwanele Manyi has struggled to explain why under his tenure at the GCIS the then Gupta-owned The New Age newspaper received more government revenue than most daily newspapers.
Manyi appeared before the state capture commission on Monday and is expected to conclude his testimony on Tuesday morning …read more
According to a Netwerk24 report, former president Jacob Zuma is still required to honour monthly payments for his home loan at VBS Mutual Bank.
The scandal-ridden VBS Mutual Bank, which was liquidated on November 13, granted Zuma an R8.5-million bond which he could not afford, and it was at …read more
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe is sticking to his guns over security upgrades at three of his homes by corruption-accused facilities management company, Bosasa.
This is after Bosasa executive Papa Leshabane contradicted Mantashe’s version during an eNCA interview on Friday morning.
Mantashe, who is also ANC national chairperson, previously …read more
The Constitutional Court is set to hear an application from Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane against a ruling which requires her to pay, in her personal capacity, a portion of the South African Reserve Bank’s legal costs in the Bankorp matter.
The case relates to an earlier court case which …read more
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