Cyril hints that Mbeki is needed

The ANC deputy president says the ruling party needs all hands on deck, especially from ANC heavyweights.

In the wake of speculation about whether former president Thabo Mbeki is willing to assist the ruling ANC to campaign for the local government elections on August 3, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday called on “all ANC heavyweights” to campaign for the party.

Cyril hints that Mbeki is needed

Cyril hints that Mbeki is needed

The ANC deputy president says the ruling party needs all hands on deck, especially from ANC heavyweights.

Snakes & leaders gamble

Snakes & leaders gamble

In this board game analogy, Zuma is the symbolic snake who can take the party down.
Zuma still pondering ‘EFF-style land law’

Zuma still pondering ‘EFF-style land law’

The president is currently studying objections to the Expropriation Bill and has the option to send it back to parliament.
SABC court blow may cost taxpayers R1m ‘at least’

SABC court blow may cost taxpayers R1m ‘at least’

The two SABC seniors who decided to fire their journalists incorrectly may also be held liable for the costs.
Cops save 57 kids from traffickers

Cops save 57 kids from traffickers

The Malawian youngsters were being transported in a goods truck ‘like cattle’ when it was pulled over for speeding.
History-making Clinton is Democratic presidential nominee

History-making Clinton is Democratic presidential nominee

Hillary Clinton made history by becoming the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major US political party, securing the backing of Democrats at a rowdy convention in Philadelphia.
Rabada wins six CSA awards

Rabada wins six CSA awards

It’s not only a record for a debut cricketer, it’s better than anyone has managed before.

Des van Rooyen ‘anointed wrong rain queen’

There were ructions yesterday when relatives of the royal family claimed new Rain Queen Modjadji VII is a commoner.

Krejcir shows how easily corruption comes

The details around Krejcir’s prison escape attempt once again shine a light on corrupt officials.

‘Online schools system idea was stolen’

The Gauteng education department has been accused of hijacking a tech company’s idea for its new approach to registrations.

Government pays R1bn to land claimants

South Africans who lost land due to the 1913 Natives Land Act have another opportunity to claim for redress until June 2019.

Shameless squandering at SABC must stop

The crisis bedevilling the public broadcaster is a waste of taxpayers’ and television licence money.

Minister to sue Icasa over spectrum decision

Telecoms minister Cwele has warned companies like Vodacom and MTN not to get too excited just yet.

Flooding shuts down Durban beaches

The municipality said many residents faced the possibility of having their homes flooded as water levels rose.

Five structural collapses in Joburg

At least five structures have collapsed in Joburg in the past two years.

your life

Mpofu throws shade at AKA

Dali Mpofu says paying for Entity’s album was a good investment as two of the group’s members were academically successful – but not AKA.

Recipe: Beef short ribs

Tender and sticky, these ribs use Uncle Anton’s secret recipe brimming with South African ingredients we all love. Serves 4 EASY 2 hours 30 minutes.

Getting to grips with acne

Acne typically appears on the areas of skin that have the most oil (sebaceous) glands, such as your face, neck, chest, back and shoulders.

The Khanyi Mbau, Nomzamo sex scene everyone’s talking about

Umlilo is the most-talked about TV drama right now because of the lesbian sex scene that left Mzansi speechless.

sport

Malawi reach Cosafa Under-17 Champs semis

Malawi became the second team to qualify from Group B at the 2016 COSAFA Under-17 Championships on Tuesday when they thumped Kenya 5-0 in Port Louis, Mauritius.

Wits invite Ugandan defender for trials

Uganda’s Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) defender Joseph Ochaya will head to South Africa on Thursday for a three-week trial with Bidvest Wits.

Massa joins Baroka FC

Uganda striker Geofrey Massa has completed his move to newly promoted Absa Premiership side Baroka FC from Bloemfontein Celtic.

Chippa snap up AmaZulu’s Van Heerden

Chippa United have announced the signing of AmaZulu defender Marc van Heerden on a three-year deal.

business

Minister to sue Icasa over spectrum decision

Telecoms minister Cwele has warned companies like Vodacom and MTN not to get too excited just yet.

Auto industry critical to SA’s economic prosperity – Naamsa

Exports of automotive products in 2015 accounted for R151.5 billion, representing 14.6% of total exports.

Departing Mbazima notes restructuring successes at Kumba

The labour restructuring process at Sishen resulted in R377m additional retrenchment costs in the period.

JSE error: Analysts knew something was wrong

And the revised figures may actually be good news.

world

History-making Clinton is Democratic presidential nominee

Hillary Clinton made history by becoming the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major US political party, securing the backing of Democrats at a rowdy convention in Philadelphia.

One of France church attackers was charged for terror link: probe source

One of the two attackers who stormed a church in France and slit a priest’s throat on Tuesday had been charged with terror links and held before being freed on bail, a source close to the investigation said.

French priest’s throat slit in IS-claimed attack

The Islamic State group said Tuesday that two of its “soldiers” stormed a French church and slit a priest’s throat, the latest attack in a country already shaken to its core by a series of terror strikes.

More than 3,000 migrants lost in Med in 2016: IOM

More than 3,000 migrants and refugees have died while trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, while nearly 250,000 have made the perilous journey to Europe, the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday.

opinion

Snakes & leaders gamble

In this board game analogy, Zuma is the symbolic snake who can take the party down.

Krejcir shows how easily corruption comes

The details around Krejcir’s prison escape attempt once again shine a light on corrupt officials.

Shameless squandering at SABC must stop

The crisis bedevilling the public broadcaster is a waste of taxpayers’ and television licence money.

Mbeki’s quiet campaigning diplomacy

This week’s ghost cartoon is a comment on the fact that former president Thabo Mbeki is yet to publicly utter the words ‘vote ANC’.

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