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davsdrdav It is alleged that a woman was driving a BMW when she was chased by police at 18 Avenue Alexandra. Police gave chase to the car from serlbone 18,the police apparently hit a...
The SGB and parents at Ithuteng primary school are accusing the principal of corruption. They say the principal has been misusing the money of the school. From 2013 the school principal has been running the school in...
The Transport Department has transferred R5.7 billion in its medium-term budget appropriation to the toll road network of the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL). The transfer is a strategic intervention by the department...
South Africans will which political parties will be contesting the 8 May national and provincial elections. According to the election timetable, only those registered political parties which have paid...
The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Francois Beukman, has raised alarm at the allegations that are made by the father of the musician Bongekile "Babes Wodumo" Simelane that Mandla 'Mampintsha' Maphumulo bribed police officers at...

Another Alex Fire

Shacks in Alexandra Stwetla on fire, more details to come on the causes and those affected.
The Gauteng Health Department has traced five more Life Esidimeni patients, bringing down the number of unaccounted patients to 16. “I am encouraged by the progress Dr Kobie Marais and her team are making...
Cabinet has called on all eligible South Africans, especially young first time voters, to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming national and provincial elections. Citizens have been called on to have a...
Last night our police responded to a call then they found unknown body burning next to Madala hostel no witness or bystanders were found...
The 131 projects that have been approved under the Black Industrialists Scheme have resulted in increased investments and job creation. “The approval of these 131 projects of black entrepreneurs has leveraged over R13.2 billion...
President Cyril Ramaphosa has committed government to joining the disability sector of South Africa on a journey towards the full empowerment of people with disabilities. The President gave this commitment at the end of...
More investment is needed in the South African agricultural sector if it is to reach its full potential, says North West Premier, Professor Job Mokgoro. “Every conversation around agriculture at the moment asserts that...
About 93 young graduates in the built environment and engineering fields are to be deployed to municipalities across the country for experiential training. The graduates are part of the Young Graduates Programme of the...
The North West Department of Health has placed four managers on suspension following allegations of mismanagement. “The North West Department of Health can confirm that four managers in Mahikeng have been put on precautionary...
Specialised police units will be deployed in Mamelodi in an effort to curb crime, Police Minister Bheki Cele announced on Monday.  The Minister announced the intervention during a community engagement and imbizo in the...
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Zweli Mkhize has condemned human rights abuses meted out in the name of culture and traditional practice. “We cannot talk about the promotion of our cultures without addressing some defective...
Percy Tau played a starring as Union Saint-Gilloise thumped Mechelen 5-0 in the Belgian second division. The former Mamelodi Sundowns star netted a brace and won a penalty for the visitors on Saturday nigh.
Is it a coincidence that Mamelodi Sundowns announced a new four-and-a-half-year deal for goalkeeper Denis Onyango just two days after coach Pitso Mosimane hinted at a possible retirement from international football? Still quite fresh from...
On the morning of 25 February 2019 Alexandra police units working on intelligence driven operation successfully netted a group of guys whom have long been terrorizing our Society and eventually their luck ran out and they were arrested and their weapons...

Trevor Noah isiXhosa joke

Trevor Noah may have got applause from the audience at the Oscars on Sunday night for his speech about Wakanda, but local fans were crying with laughter at the shade the comedian was actually throwing in...
It's a Sunday morning and a healing and deliverance miracle service is on at the Alleluia Ministries International church, north of Joburg, lead by Pastor Alph Lukau. Wheelchair-bound congregants are rising up and walking,...
SA Express will from today onwards add a second frequency flight between its Johannesburg and Mthatha route. “Due to overwhelming demand, SA Express will add a second frequency from Johannesburg to Mthatha in the...
Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe has showcased South Africa’s Black Industrialists Programme at the 22nd Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit in New York. “Our Black Industrialists Programme is deliberate in the...
The Portfolio Committee on Communications has allocated three weeks to complete the process of filling vacancies on the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). “On Tuesday, the committee will shortlist 24 candidates...
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the establishment of a Special Tribunal to swiftly recover monies and assets lost by state institutions through irregular and corrupt means. The Special Tribunal, led by Judge Gidfonia Mlindelwa...
Take the South African National Defence Force into the future -- that’s the message from SANDF Commander-in-Chief President Cyril Ramaphosa to the men and women in uniform. “To our soldiers, yours is a clear...
Allowing public servants to retire early and reviewing the diplomatic missions staffing structure are some of the measures government will take to trim the public sector wage bill. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said these...
National Treasury has revised down the South African economy’s growth to 1.5% in 2019. In the 2019 Budget Review document on Wednesday, Treasury said Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been revised down since the...
Work is afoot on reconfiguring the South African electricity sector by addressing challenges faced by Eskom, with the board of the first subsidiary of the power utility to be appointed by mid-2019, Treasury said on Wednesday.
Sophie Lichaba née Ndaba will soon be gracing our screens again as a host for a brand new talk show "Hashtags". The former "Generations" star will be joined by radio personality Mantsoe Pout, celebrity publicist...
The Gauteng government will be more aggressive and decisive in pushing their vision of turning the province into a single, multi-tier, mega special economic zone. The provincial government has already started a compact and...
The Department of Correctional Services says it has urgently set up a war room to work on an in-depth operational plan to facilitate a seamless transition in the event of any disruption to nutrition services at prisons.  This...
With technological advancements driving up the demand for improved service, the continent's postal services sector is going to have to come up with ground-breaking innovations to compete with the best if it wants to remain a relevant...
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says a reliable, sustainable, competitive and secure electricity supply sector is crucial to attract investment into Africa. “It is therefore inevitable that we have to plan ahead and to coordinate...
Primary Champions, an exciting new game has just launched with the sole intention of driving awareness and education on entrepreneurship among primary school learners. The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation recently launched the pilot education programme and is calling on...
Over the past year and a half, the pandemic threw the educational journeys of learners into disarray. Many schools responded with mitigation measures that resulted in a variety of impacts and outcomes on learners. At the same time, the...
Leading fibre provider Vuma has partnered with the Safe-Hub in Alexandra to kick-start its soccer-led PlayMaker mentorship and life skills programme, designed to equip the township’s young people with sustainable skills for a better future. The PlayMaker programme connects with the area’s youth through...

NERSA, Eskom head to court

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) says it is studying a court application by Eskom, which seeks to compel the energy regulator to reconsider Eskom’s tariff increase application. This as NERSA rejected Eskom’s multi-year electricity tariff increase application...

R1.5 Billion for July unrest

A total of R1.5 billion has been approved to support businesses affected by the looting and unrest in July, says Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel. Patel was updating the media on the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition’s...

Children get a jab

The registration and the vaccination of children aged 12 and older is officially open from 20 October, the Department of Health said. This comes after the Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, announced that all teenagers would be eligible to receive...
The Electoral Commission chairperson, Glen Mashinini, says even under the difficult circumstances brought on by COVID-19, they are ready to deliver the 2021 Local Government Elections with unwavering consistency and commitment to South Africa’s democracy. Mashinini said the Commission has...

OPPO gives back to schools

OPPO together with Community Chest and OLICO Maths Education NPC have partnered to create wider access to education in South Africa. The collaboration aims to further invest in the youth by activating a variety of programmatic interventions and social...

Vooma vaccination weekend

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today lead the inaugural Vooma Vaccination Weekend in Katlehong, Gauteng. The Vooma Vaccination Weekend aim to mobilise citizens and people living in South Africa to get vaccinated as a means of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Today is...
South Africa is now home to over 8.8 million fully vaccinated adults, as President Cyril Ramaphosa leads the inaugural Vooma Vaccination Weekend to push more people to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the Department of Health, the country on...