Wishes poured in for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who celebrated his 88th birthday on Monday.
The Nobel Laureate, who was born in Klerksdorp, largely retreated from public life over the years but made two rare appearances this year.
In May, the media captured the moment he and his wife Leah …read more
Helen Zille is cleared to run for the position of the Democratic Alliance's (DA) chairperson of the federal council.
In 2017, former party leader Zille reached an agreement with DA leader Mmusi Maimane after a series of controversial tweets about colonialism.
According to this deal, Zille agreed to vacate her …read more
The former president's son, Duduzane Zuma, told the state capture commission of inquiry that serious rumours prompted him to facilitate a meeting between businessman Fana Hlongwane and former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas on October 23, 2015.
Zuma claimed in an affidavit that there were rumours that Hlongwane, a controversial …read more
*UPDATE: A 15-year-old has been arrested in connection with the stabbing. Read more below.
A pupil has been stabbed to death at Thuto-Tiro Comprehensive School in Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg, the Gauteng education department said.
Spokesperson Steve Mabona said a pair of scissors was used to stab the pupil.
The …read more
Three men were allegedly caught in the act while burgling a house in an upmarket Cape Town suburb this weekend when police officers closed in on them.
Police said they received information about a possible robbery in Tokai on Sunday and activated a Tactical Response Team attached to Operation Thunder …read more
SA Rugby must immediately recall Springbok player Eben Etzebeth and he must return to South Africa to answer to allegations against him, the Western Cape ANC said on Monday.
This comes as more claims emerge against him and a group of relatives and friends known as the "Wolf Pack". It …read more
A culpable homicide investigation is under way after a pilot was killed and a passenger injured when a light aircraft crashed in Huhudi, near Vryburg, North West police said on Monday.
Police spokesperson Captain Sam Tselanyane said the Piper aircraft hurtled between two houses after hitting the garage wall of …read more
Former DA leader and Western Cape premier Helen Zille said on Monday she wanted one last chance to get the party back on its feet.
Zille announced that she would be contesting the position held by outgoing federal council chairperson James Selfe hours before nominations closed on Friday, News24 reported …read more
Three scientists have shared this year’s Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for discovering how cells respond to varying oxygen levels in the body, one of the most essential adaptive processes for life.
William Kaelin Jr at Harvard University; Sir Peter Ratcliffe at Oxford University and the Francis Crick …read more
On a frigid September morning in Mkumbi, a remote village in the Pondoland region of the Eastern Cape, 63-year-old Sizane Nompethu rose at dawn and walked at a brisk pace down a rocky path to work her family's small plot of land, just as she had every day since she …read more
A pastor from Moorreesburg north of Cape Town has been arrested for allegedly sexually molesting a four-year-old toddler for the second time in the past five months.
According to Netwerk24, the 49-year-old was arrested on Wednesday. He had reportedly been accused of raping and molesting the girl five months ago …read more
Expired Materials And Flyaway Tents: What Researchers Found When They Looked At Hiv Testing In South Africa
Government loves to boast that South Africa runs the world's largest HIV treatment programme. But when treatment starts with a test, is the country really getting it right? A leaked report shows we have a long way to go.
A leaked report reveals shocking new details about the quality of …read more
Western Cape police have arrested four people for stock theft after discovering more than R180 000 worth of animals in a vehicle near Malansdam Farm in Riebeek West.
Spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said police, along with the Malmesbury Stock Theft Unit, Riebeek West SAPS, Moorreesburg SAPS and Farm Watch …read more
A woman was killed in the early hours of Sunday in Durban in a collision, paramedic services say.
Netcare911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said they had responded to the incident around 01:10 on Lansdowne Road in Jacobs, Durban South.
"Reports from the scene indicate that five vehicles were involved in …read more
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