DA in charge of metros, but Malema the big winner

‘Malema has been putting a lot of pressure on the ANC, and so far he has outplayed them,’ says a political analyst.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) should brace itself for various forms of mass mobilisation by the ANC, especially in the major metros of Tshwane, Johannesburg and Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape, political analyst Elvis Masoga said yesterday.

DA in charge of metros, but Malema the big winner

DA in charge of metros, but Malema the big winner

‘Malema has been putting a lot of pressure on the ANC, and so far he has outplayed them,’ says a political analyst.

Hawks want R100m chopper to ‘come from the sky’

Hawks want R100m chopper to ‘come from the sky’

Hawks head Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza told MPs the R100-million quote came ‘from people who know more’.
Leaders can’t escape judgment day – Moseneke

Leaders can’t escape judgment day – Moseneke

Speaking after the launch of the International Federation for Human Rights’ 39th conference in Johannesburg, he added he was positive about the country.
Jozi is now in uncharted territory

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.
Open letter to that British loser who moaned about Caster

Open letter to that British loser who moaned about Caster

Lynsey Sharp, after your crybaby comments following your sixth place in the 800m final, you opened my eyes – I now realise I’ve missed many opportunities to blame my shortcomings on others.
Pravin Gordhan and co ‘summoned’ by the Hawks

Pravin Gordhan and co ‘summoned’ by the Hawks

The finance minister has been told he’ll be receiving a ‘warning statement’ prior to being charged with an offence. The basis of the case, however, remains obscure.
Mzwandile Masina elected Ekurhuleni mayor despite possible legal issue

Mzwandile Masina elected Ekurhuleni mayor despite possible legal issue

Opposition parties allege that the former trade and industry minister shouldn’t have been nominated while on Cabinet’s payroll.

Newborn found dead in Kempton Park veld

The body was wrapped in a cloth and plastic bags.

The 94 taxi owners arrested in Blood River out on bail

The taxi owners arrested on Sunday have since been released on ‘free bail’.

Zambia FA set to decide on Igesund

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is set to make a decision on whether or not to appoint Gordon Igesund as the new Chipolopolo coach before the end of the week.

Liquor licence scam warning

A text message requesting a R250 administration fee has been sent to several licence holders.

Speedster clocks 220km/h in KZN

The motorist was fined R18 000 by the Scottburgh Magistrates’ Court.

Man unearths body in backyard

‘I pulled up the blanket and some flesh and bones came with it.’

What does your favourite Mzansi soapie actor earn?

Can being on Generations or Isidingo make you a millionaire?

Jali close to a return

Bafana Bafana international Andile Jali is close to making his way back to full fitness after recovering from an ankle injury.

your life

The CWG showcase a must-go

The showcase of this year’s CWG auction line-up will go under the hammer in Stellenbosch in October, but that doesn’t mean the public is omitted from the equation.

What does your favourite Mzansi soapie actor earn?

Can being on Generations or Isidingo make you a millionaire?

MAMAs to be held in Jo’burg

The city of Joburg has decided to host the biggest spectacle of the African entertainment industry.

This week belongs to Khuli Chana

Today Motswako rapper Khuli Chana’s arrived at the MTV Africa Awards launch with a definite skip in his step.

sport

Springboks resume Test preparations in Buenos Aires

According to Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan, the conditions in Salta will be very different from Nelspruit, where the teams met over the weekend.

Baroka earn a point against Ajax on PSL debut

Baroka FC made their first appearance into the Absa Premiership earning themselves a point after playing to a 1-1 draw with Ajax Cape Town at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday.

Enyimba rout Sundowns to bow out in style

Mamelodi Sundowns suffered their first defeat in the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League in Nigeria.

Celtic have signed good wingers – Ndengane

Bloemfontein Celtic central midfielder Alfred Ndengane believes the team has made good signings in Khethokwakhe Masuku and Deon Hotto.

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

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.

Five held off Madagascar after double murder

Police investigating the double murder of two French volunteers on an island off Madagascar have arrested five suspects.

Boko Haram leader ‘wounded’ in air strike

Usman also said three Boko Haram commanders — Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman — were confirmed dead with several others injured.

Bangladesh police abduct top Islamist leader’s son – family

Police have abducted the son of a top Bangladeshi war crimes convict, his family said Tuesday, the latest in a series of forced disappearances of opposition leaders’ children.

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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