Zuma is a genius – Mpofu

The ANC has failed to provide free education for all because of the yearly R30-billion corruption bills it had forgotten to budget for, says Mpofu.

In yet another debate about the feasibility of free education in South Africa, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national chairperson Advocate Dali Mpofu has blamed the African National Congress (ANC) and President Jacob Zuma for making a U-turn on the promises made in the 1994 elections.

Zuma is a genius – Mpofu

Zuma is a genius – Mpofu

The ANC has failed to provide free education for all because of the yearly R30-billion corruption bills it had forgotten to budget for, says Mpofu.

Majority want Wits lectures to resume

Majority want Wits lectures to resume

The poll conducted on Thursday showed that 77% wanted lectures to resume, with 33% voting against it.
Mboweni on Sars, Treasury, reserve bank: Investors are worried

Mboweni on Sars, Treasury, reserve bank: Investors are worried

Mboweni says SA can still be on a good ‘wicket’ as an investment destination, though if we want to be a global player, we need to be organised and serious.
Court stops Icasa spectrum auction

Court stops Icasa spectrum auction

Icasa in July this year invited interested role players to apply for spectrum within the 700MHz, 800MHz and 2 600MHz bands.
ANC is ‘powerless’ in addressing its decline, says Maimane

ANC is ‘powerless’ in addressing its decline, says Maimane

Maimane says state capture, patronage, corruption and cadre deployment have become the hallmarks of the governing party.
Emfuleni mayor, speaker spend R500k on car hire

Emfuleni mayor, speaker spend R500k on car hire

Half a million has been spent on car hire after the mayor and speaker of Emfuleni municipality hired two Mercedez-Benz from the beginning of the year.
Zwelithini did not incite violence – SAHRC

Zwelithini did not incite violence – SAHRC

Seven people were killed and thousands displaced last year as violence against foreign nationals swept through large parts of the country.

Watch: Hope iThemba finds first newborn in baby safe

A newborn baby was found alive in the baby safe at Hope iThemba Crisis Pregnancy Centre last Thursday.

Second Joburg CBD killing caught on CCTV this week

The footage comes just days after the murder of a security guard in Newtown was captured on CCTV.

Blind woman murdered in her home

The suspects took electrical appliances and ransacked the house.

Elderly woman attacked, gagged in house robbery

The suspects forced a T-shirt into the old woman’s mouth to stop her from screaming and kept it in place using a fork.

What are you bad at in bed?

Facing up to the things we ‘suck at’ (or don’t want to) is as important as celebrating our sexual superpowers.

Four matric dance revellers killed in a car crash

The car they were travelling in was overloaded and bottles of liquor were found on the scene

Student unrest could affect the quality of future doctors – HPCSA

If universities remain closed, final year students’ capacity to complete their degrees on time could be affected.

Sylish leading tech that makes the Amarok a class-beater

The automatic Amarok has a permanent four-wheel drive, making it very capable in all-terrain use.

your life

What are you bad at in bed?

Facing up to the things we ‘suck at’ (or don’t want to) is as important as celebrating our sexual superpowers.

Bonang named Ipanema footwear ambassador

Words of congratulations flooded Queen B’s timeline on Friday morning after making the announcement.

Judith Sephuma and Simphiwe Mhlambi are divorced

The songbird says she is the one who decided on the divorce.

Paris Hilton gives shout out to SA conceptual artist

Hofmeyr’s Trophy Wife Barbie series provides a sly observation on female beauty standards.

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Zamalek to sell 100 000 tickets for Sundowns clash in Cairo

Zamalek chairperson Mortada Mansour hopes to have 100 000 fans in the stadium for their 2016 Caf Champions League final against Mamelodi Sundowns.

Ertugral asks for time

Orlando Pirates coach Muhsin Ertugral says it will take time for the players to adapt to his style of football.

Chiefs to sign an Italian midfielder?

Kaizer Chiefs might sign an Italian-born midfielder from Cape Town, Gerardo Eliano Cozzolino, after his trial was extended for two weeks.

We deserve a trophy – Vilakazi

Being the talisman that he is, a lot is expected from the former Wits captain.

sport

Mohoje – a future Bok skipper?

Springbok flank Teboho ‘Oupa’ Mohoje has been mentioned as a possible captaincy candidate when Adriaan Strauss retires at the end of the year.

All eyes on Joburg as Currie Cup goes down to the wire

The Cell C Sharks, DHL Western Province, Xerox Golden Lions and Griquas will enter their Currie Cup matches with one objective in mind.

SA cricket preview – Development of bowling all-rounders key – Faf

The Proteas captain said he was looking forward to seeing Dale Steyn back in white-ball action after he made a superb return to Test duty.

New Springbok halfback pair to face Wallabies

Rudy Paige will make his starting debut for the Springboks on Saturday at Loftus Versfeld in the team’s penultimate Castle Lager Rugby Championship fixture of the year.

business

E-toll boss to lead Sanral

Macozoma to replace retiring Nazir Alli.

Minimum wages: good or bad for South Africa?

Excessively high minimum wage could leave more youth jobless.

Beverage industry starts to freeze jobs and investments as sugar tax looms

As it counts the cost of government’s ambitions to trim bellies and fat.

LISTEN: Shock revelations about Sars

Johann van Loggerenberg and Adrian Lackay on their troubling book ‘Rogue: The Inside Story of Sars’s Elite Crime-busting Unit’.

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Protests after unarmed black man shot dead by US police

The shooting took place as the United States reels from a string of police killings of black men that have raised racial tensions nationwide.

School security guard gunned down in tense Thai south

A security volunteer was gunned down by suspected rebels while guarding a primary school in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south, police said Thursday.

China warns Japan not to ‘play with fire’ in S. China Sea

Beijing asserts sovereignty over almost all of the South China Sea, dismissing rival partial claims from its Southeast Asian neighbours.

33 missing after China landslides: Xinhua

Thirteen people had been rescued by early Thursday and 33 remain missing, it said.

opinion

What are you bad at in bed?

Facing up to the things we ‘suck at’ (or don’t want to) is as important as celebrating our sexual superpowers.

Our leadership vacuum … sucks

The void at the top of national government has left a lot of supposed leaders knowing there are no consequences for shocking decisions.

Welcome to the Hlaudi Show…

His confidence sometimes leaves one in wonder – I mean, where does it come from? Hlaudi has not taken a single acting class in his life.

Europe must halt referendums

Referendums have most typically been held about membership. If they persist, the European Union may find Brexit the least of its worries.

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