North West Housing Project Halted By Angry Residents

Residents of Cyferskuil in the North West have brought a housing project in the village to a standstill, GroundUp reported.

They believe the process used to allocate the 100 homes was unfair and excluded most of the poor in the community.

Soon after construction began - with only the foundations of …

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Ramaphosa To Host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari In State Visit

President Cyril Ramaphosa will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday for a state visit, the first for South Africa's 6th administration.

"One of the main features of the visit will be a joint business forum, with a focus on trade and investment," Ramaphosa's spokesperson Khusela Diko said on Tuesday …

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Watch | Sabc Crew Attacked, Robbed Of Equipment In Schweizer-reneke

An SABC news crew covering protests over the closing of the Mamusa municipality in the North West province were assaulted and robbed of equipment in Schweizer-Reneke on Monday.

According to the national broadcaster, the crew was approached by a group who accused them of being "biased" in their reporting.


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Court Grants Prisoner Permission To Use His Laptop In Prison Cell

The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered that Mbalenhle Ntuli, an inmate at Johannesburg Medium C prison, be allowed to use his laptop without a modem in his single cell, GroundUp reported.

Ntuli, who represented himself in court, took the national commissioner, the correctional services minister and the head …

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Newcastle Municipality Power Cut Put On Hold Pending Court Hearing

The Newcastle municipality in KwaZulu-Natal will not have its electricity supply cut off - for now.

"The planned disconnection of bulk power supply to the Newcastle municipality has been suspended, pending an urgent High Court application brought by the municipality against Eskom," Eskom spokesperson Joyce Zingoni said on Tuesday.

The hotly-debated …

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One Person Stabbed, Another Hit With Brick On Camps Bay Beach

A suspect has been arrested following a fight on Camps Bay Beach which included one person being stabbed and another hit with a brick on Monday afternoon.

According to Western Cape police, a fight had broken out between two groups at about 17:00.

Following the altercation, the two people …

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Anglican Church Of Southern Africa Votes To Support Israeli Boycotts

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has welcomed a decision by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) to support a boycott of Israel.

In a statement released on Sunday, the BDS said more than 4.5 million southern African provincial synods from the ACSA took the decision, representing …

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De Lille's Sister Resigns From Public Works Post For 'ethical Reasons'

The sister of Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille, Cynthia Jeffreys, has resigned from the department as an assistant appointment secretary, a parliamentary reply revealed on Monday.

"She has since resigned from her position stating ethical reasons," De Lille said in a written reply to a parliamentary question by DA …

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