Mkhwebane nominated for public protector position

AS IT HAPPENED: Advocate Busisiswe Mkhwebane will be recommended to the National Assembly for appointment as South Africa’s next Public Protector.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane has trumped the other four candidates shortlisted to fill the shoes of Thuli Madonsela.

Mkhwebane nominated for public protector position

Mkhwebane nominated for public protector position

AS IT HAPPENED: Advocate Busisiswe Mkhwebane will be recommended to the National Assembly for appointment as South Africa’s next Public Protector.

Gordhan must surrender to Hawks and get it over with – Holomisa

Gordhan must surrender to Hawks and get it over with – Holomisa

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan should just get in his car and settle the matter with the elite crime-fighting unit once and for all.
Pravin Gordhan plans to defy Hawks’ summons

Pravin Gordhan plans to defy Hawks’ summons

The finance minister has issued a statement saying: ‘I will not be reporting to you as demanded’, but he would be happy to help them ‘in good faith’.
Soweto voters unfair on ANC – Masina

Soweto voters unfair on ANC – Masina

Ekurhuleni’s new mayor thinks the ruling party can’t be faulted on service delivery and the media was too fixated on national issues prior to the elections.
King Dalindyebo can’t attend wife’s funeral – report

King Dalindyebo can’t attend wife’s funeral – report

Abathembu King Dalindyebo has not been granted permission by prison authorities to attend the funeral of one of his wives, Queen Nolitha Dalindyebo.
Zuma is raping govt of every last cent before he exits – Gareth Cliff

Zuma is raping govt of every last cent before he exits – Gareth Cliff

Gareth Cliff says before President Zuma can ‘take what he can and get out’ of the presidency, he needs to rob the treasury first.
Tumi Morake: I was raped. I’m speaking up after #RememberKhwezi

Tumi Morake: I was raped. I’m speaking up after #RememberKhwezi

The First Lady of Comedy told The Citizen she decided to turn the crippling incident into something that’s made her fearless.

Police arrest hijacker after car chase and shooting

A police chase and shooting led to the arrest of an armed man after he fled in a hijacked car in the east of Pretoria on Wednesday.

Pretoria domestic worker murdered in Limpopo

The motive of the killing was still unclear. However, police suspect the murders came after a robbery as the deceaseds’ cellphones were missing.

KZN teenager drowns in Ncandu River

The boy was seen struggling to get out of the river, and then he disappeared under the water.

Zakri arrives in SA to complete Sundowns move – reports

ASEC Mimosas star Yannick Zakri has arrived in South Africa ahead of his move to Mamelodi Sundowns, according to reports in Egypt.

Missing KZN hitchhiker struck, killed by car

The woman, who worked on Broadway, was struck and killed by a car on the N2 while hitchhiking home.

Zuma sends condolences after Italy quake kills about 73

According to reports on Wednesday, 73 people were confirmed dead.

No bail for N Cape cops in cash heist case

The suspects were denied bail when they appeared at Kimberley Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Homeless woman gang raped in Margate

The dark side of the town has revealed itself once again.

your life

‘Exhausted’ Black Coffee takes a break, goes on holiday

Popular DJ Black Coffee took to instagram a few weeks back complaining about how much he misses his family while on tour, and how exhausted he was despite being passionate about his job.

This is when you’re likely to get divorced

A study suggests that divorce filings may be driven by a ‘domestic ritual’ calendar governing family behaviour.

Babes Wodumo’s ‘Wololo’ has a gospel version

This is enough to get you speaking in tongues.

Tumi Morake: I was raped. I’m speaking up after #RememberKhwezi

The First Lady of Comedy told The Citizen she decided to turn the crippling incident into something that’s made her fearless.

sport

Zakri arrives in SA to complete Sundowns move – reports

ASEC Mimosas star Yannick Zakri has arrived in South Africa ahead of his move to Mamelodi Sundowns, according to reports in Egypt.

Chiefs closes in on Chicken Inn’s Hadebe

Kaizer Chiefs are reportedly close to signing Chicken Inn defender Teenage Hadebe after the Zimbabwean defender underwent a successful trial at Amakhosi.

Khune admits Wits were good in the air

Following his side’s loss to Bidvest Wits, Kaizer Chiefs skipper Itumeleng Khune admitted the Clever Boys were good at playing high balls.

Van Heerden shines for Chippa

Marc Van Heerden was delighted to produce a Man-of-the-Match performance in his first game back in the Absa Premiership as Chippa United beat Free State Stars 2-1 on Tuesday evening.

business

Shoprite trading profit up 15% to R7.2bn

Shoprite chief executive Whitey Basson ascribed the overall achievement to the Group’s strengthening of its price advantage.

Outa wants to pull Eskom’s plug

The watchdog has called for independent inquiry after investigative TV show Carte Blanche exposed irregularities at the Ingula scheme.

world

Saudi police foil mosque suicide bombing: ministry

Saudi police shot dead a would-be suicide bomber targeting a mosque in the Shiite-dominated district of Qatif, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

India moves to ban booming commercial surrogacy business

Foreign couples, along with all single or gay prospective parents, would be barred from surrogacy services in India if parliament passed the bill.

Italy quake leaves 73 dead

The deadly earthquake that struck central Italy before dawn Wednesday occurred in a notorious seismic hotspot, and dangerous aftershocks are possible, scientists said.

Two killed by machete near scene of DR Congo massacre

Two people were killed in a machete attack in an eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo late Monday where rebels have been blamed for a series of civilian massacres, the army said.

opinion

Come on Radebe, who are you fooling?

The central government is legally tasked with assisting to provide services and infrastructure to all councils – it’s not as though the ANC is being nice about it.

Time to restore order at SABC

It is high time for both the minister and the SABC to realise their duty to the country or admit the lunatics have taken over the asylum.

Jozi is now in uncharted territory

While there were examples of ANC leaders graciously accepting defeat, the general impression was less favourable. There was a perception of sore losers.

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