Msimanga tells ANC councillors they’re going to prison

The Tshwane mayor claims he has been given forensic reports about corruption that were ‘suppressed’ for a long time.

New executive mayor of Tshwane appears to be realising some of the members of the previous administration's worst nightmares.

Msimanga tells ANC councillors they’re going to prison

Msimanga tells ANC councillors they’re going to prison

The Tshwane mayor claims he has been given forensic reports about corruption that were ‘suppressed’ for a long time.

‘You were so energetic’ as mining minister, Malema tells Ramatlhodi

‘You were so energetic’ as mining minister, Malema tells Ramatlhodi

Economic Freedom Fighter’s (EFF) leader Julius Malema pulled no punches in Parliarment today, telling Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi he is bored with his job.
No more lavish politician parties, says Msimanga

No more lavish politician parties, says Msimanga

Tshwane’s new mayor has said there will be no more lavish lunches and dinners for politicians and they can forget about jetting around the world just for fun.
Helen Zille was with us in the ANC – Sexwale

Helen Zille was with us in the ANC – Sexwale

The billionaire says Zille ‘is not just some white woman’.
Truth is, we have no president – Vavi

Truth is, we have no president – Vavi

The former Cosatu secretary general has blamed the president and his deputy, among others, for the Eskom debacle.
Caster shows off her Chappies wrapper

Caster shows off her Chappies wrapper

What’s better than winning Olympic gold? Being mentioned as a ‘Did You Know?’, of course.
EFF councillors ‘threatened’ for not forfeiting 50% of salaries

EFF councillors ‘threatened’ for not forfeiting 50% of salaries

EFF councillors who won wards earlier this month have barely taken office and are reportedly already being hounded to hand over half their earnings.

Of diamonds, a billion-rand company and the law

Chelchinsky goes on to assert Sono’s company Crystal Clear Diamonds was never a lawful shareholder of Life, and neither was Mackie.

Mpofu tells Sexwale he’s lying about Zille

The EFF chairperson appears to find it hard to believe that Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has struggle credentials.

At least 16 dead in Tunisia road accident

At least 16 people were killed and 85 injured on Wednesday when a lorry crashed into a bus in central Tunisia, the interior ministry said.

Vilakazi enjoying life at Sundowns

Sibusiso Vilakazi is happy with the start to his career at Mamelodi Sundowns, though he has also indicated it will take him a bit of time to completely find his feet.

Gang of AK47 armed robbers shoot shop owner

A witness who lives close to the shop was shot at when he went outside to see what was happening.

Security officer killed in front of Eersterust church

He was at the church when an alarm was triggered.

Eight cars vandalised by patient at Kopanong Hospital

Six of the cars belonged to the staff members.

Western Cape areas affected by water cuts

At this stage it is still not clear how long it will take to fix the problem.

your life

Pierre Jourdan Wine Popsicles the heat-buster we deserve

The sudden onslaught of summer-like heat this August might indicate a scorcher of a summer ahead. But I say, bring on the heat – I’m ready.

AKA ‘might soon be signed to Mabala Noise’

He has reportedly been in talks with the record label ‘for some time’ and could be signing a contract by the end of the week.

Another book and movie for Khanyi Mbau

It seems ‘Happiness Is a Four-letter Word’ and ‘Bitch, Please! I’m Khanyi Mbau’ were just the beginning for the ‘Shake’ hit maker.

WATCH: Somizi gives Babes advice on Gordhan issue

Apart from her manager, it seems the Wololo hitmaker has gained another supporter in Somizi Mhlongo.

sport

Vilakazi enjoying life at Sundowns

Sibusiso Vilakazi is happy with the start to his career at Mamelodi Sundowns, though he has also indicated it will take him a bit of time to completely find his feet.

This Test cricket lark is just so easy to play

There’s lots to learn about cricket if you just listen.

R1.1m boost for SA Rugby

The R1.1m support will ensure that two outstanding young prospects are supported in developing their playing career.

PSL player arrested for stabbing

A Free State Stars player has been arrested after allegedly stabbing someone with a knife.

business

Choosing the right mobile package

A no-nonsense guide to help make sure you don’t pay more than you need to.

You ignored my calls on ‘education crisis’ – Tito Mboweni

The former Reserve Bank governor says global opportunities are now going a-begging.

Mandela Bay Business Chamber raises concerns over Gordhan probe

The Business Chamber says the Hawks investigation against Pravin Gordhan appear ‘orchestrated’ to attack his reputation.

Mandatory rotation looks set to break hold of a few audit firms

The IRBA board has also recognised the challenges with lack of economic transformation, says chief executive.

world

Japan gunman shoots himself dead after standoff with police

The standoff surprised Japan, where gun violence is exceedingly unusual and there are very strict controls on firearms ownership.

At least 16 dead in Tunisia road accident

At least 16 people were killed and 85 injured on Wednesday when a lorry crashed into a bus in central Tunisia, the interior ministry said.

Brazil’s Senate starts judgment session for Rousseff

If Rousseff is ejected, her vice president turned bitter political enemy, Michel Temer, will be sworn in.

IS leaders killed in Iraq and Syria

US-led coalition air strikes have killed several senior figures in the Islamic State group since April in a heavy blow to the jihadist organisation.

opinion

Hey, leave their hair alone

Authorities will want to draw the line somewhere but prejudice cannot be the guide.

This ‘Van’ joke is far from funny

For Van Rooyen to then rock up at a press conference on Monday to defend his beloved President Jacob Zuma – and wearing military camouflage, no less – was beyond pathetic.

Another crack in tripartite tower

The ANC is currently limping along as a fractious and fractured entity riven by internecine feuds, finger-pointing and often outright animosity.

I like your hair, but not in my school

The other day while sauntering past the mirror, I noticed something rather unsettling on my head.

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