Nxasana says NPA boss Shaun Abrahams is ‘manipulated’

The former NDPP says condemned senior prosecutor Nomgcobo Jiba ‘runs the show’ at the NPA, not her boss, Abrahams.

Former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Mxolisi Nxasana says he thinks his successor, Shaun Abrahams, is being “manipulated” and, should he start to act independently without any external influence, he will not last long in his job.

Nxasana says NPA boss Shaun Abrahams is ‘manipulated’

Nxasana says NPA boss Shaun Abrahams is ‘manipulated’

The former NDPP says condemned senior prosecutor Nomgcobo Jiba ‘runs the show’ at the NPA, not her boss, Abrahams.

The 8 most ‘bizarre’ September political moments

The 8 most ‘bizarre’ September political moments

Here are the most bizarre and humorous remarks made this month by newsmakers in SA’s attention-grabbing political terrain.
Conservationists jubilant over vote to end ivory trade mechanism

Conservationists jubilant over vote to end ivory trade mechanism

CITES should rather focus its resources on addressing the urgent threats facing elephants through the African Elephant Action Plan and address demand.
EFF leader to appear with others for assault and kidnapping

EFF leader to appear with others for assault and kidnapping

The EFF’s Gauteng secretary and member of the provincial legislature Malesela Ledwaba will appear in the Vereeniging Magistrates’ Court today with nine others.
Save the rhino or legalise trade is the question

Save the rhino or legalise trade is the question

Last year the number of rhinos poached in South Africa plunged a little – to 1 715.
Gauteng denies tender rigging

Gauteng denies tender rigging

The provincial education department says claims by the DA are a deliberate attempt to cast aspersions and taint its image.
ANC to decide on conference date

ANC to decide on conference date

It appears the ruling-party is likely to backtrack on its stance to discourage its structures on lobbying for their preferred leaders ahead of its NEC meeting this weekend.

Residents of shanty towns protest

The protesters claim the Tshwane metro made promises it has since failed to keep.

How Zahara keeps her Afro on fleek

Have you been struggling to maintain your natural hair? Perhaps Zahara’s hair regimen will help you.

We learn from Pirates – Mosimane

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says he has been taking a leaf out of Orlando Pirates’ experience in the Caf Champions League.

Rape accused model agency boss back in court

The accused faces 38 counts of rape, sexual assault, indecent assault, sexual grooming, possession and accessing of child pornography, among others.

Eight arrested in Durban brothel raid

Police arrested eight people, seven of whom were women, and seized drugs.

Larsen shown the door at Arrows?

Word coming out of the Golden Arrows camp is that the club has parted ways with coach Clinton Larsen despite the good start to the season.

Cops set up camp in Plastic View

Police have increased their presence after a week of violence in the shantytown in the east of Pretoria.

WATCH: Lamborghini owner fined because car is ‘too loud’

Everyone knows Lamborghinis are loud, right? Apparently the Australian police didn’t get the memo.

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How Zahara keeps her Afro on fleek

Have you been struggling to maintain your natural hair? Perhaps Zahara’s hair regimen will help you.

Twitter bashes Unathi over beaded wig

Viewers were just not feeling the wig she wore on yesterday’s episode of Idols.

PIC: Cassper shows off his six-pack

The rapper has once again showed his fans that hard work yields good results.

Today is not Pearl Thusi Day – Ntsiki Mazwai

The poet thinks South Africans’ values are misplaced if they think being hired by Americans is more important than celebrating ‘Winnie Mandela Day’.

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Musona caught in gambling scandal

Former Kaizer Chiefs forward Knowledge Musona has been accused of placing bets on matches involving his side, KV Oostende, by the Belgian Gambling Commission.

We learn from Pirates – Mosimane

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says he has been taking a leaf out of Orlando Pirates’ experience in the Caf Champions League.

Larsen shown the door at Arrows?

Word coming out of the Golden Arrows camp is that the club has parted ways with coach Clinton Larsen despite the good start to the season.

Kaizer Motaung takes matters into his own hands

Source have revealed that it took the influence of club boss, Kaizer Motaung to get the team motivated to eke out their first win at Kaizer Chiefs. 

sport

Van der Burgh cleared to take banned substance – Fancy Bears

The former 100m breaststroke world record holder was among the latest group of athletes listed on the Fancy Bears website at the weekend.

Boks resume their preparations

The Springboks received a clean bill of health of Monday in Fourways as they started their preparations for the Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Loftus on Saturday.

Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

One of the big three names from golfing heritage, ‘The King’, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus’ rival, passed on on Sunday.

Bavuma to the fore as SA start campaign with emphatic win

Thanks to Bavuma, the Proteas eventually beat Ireland by 206 runs.

business

Capitec points to client growth as it lifts earnings by 19%

The total number of Capitec branches is now 751, with 280 of them open seven days a week.

Are markets interesting, challenging, volatile, surprising or confusing?

Without adequate plans, investors often make poor decisions and it is these poor decisions that tend to amplify an already tricky environment.

SA’s largest export product: Rich people

Welcome to the land of the everything for free….

Airports Company achieves 96% of objectives

Halts capacity expansion as regulator stalls tariff decision.

world

Mexican peso having fiesta over Trump’s debate showing

The peso rallied over two percent to sit at 19.4391 against the dollar, coming off an all-time low of 19.9333.

The US presidential debate: what you need to know

Monday’s US presidential debate, a combat of titans pitting the Democrat Hillary Clinton against the Republican Donald Trump, is sure to be a major moment in the campaign, with just six weeks left before the November 8 election.

Four dead in Washington state mall, gunman on the run

A manhunt was under way after a gunman killed at least four people and wounded one other late Friday during a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington.

Italy PM vows to restore quake towns to former glory

The quake, which had a magnitude of 6.0 to 6.2, hit central Italy in the early hours of August 24.

opinion

December 2015 ANC’s ‘al-Nakba’

Zuma recanted … This was classic corporate feudalism as the financial sector went on to choose who could or could not be Treasury chief.

Wasteland awaits academic SA

The destruction of universities’ assets is a self-defeating device that will inevitably rebound negatively.

A dog by any other name …

When you mistake your dogs’ names for your kids’ and your kids’ for your dogs’.

Soon we’ll have a Ministry of Being a Minister

The levels of absurdity to which SA politics has descended means the easiest job in SA right now must be to work as a political cartoonist.

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