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ANALYSIS| Cyril Ramaphosa’s Failure To Curb Corruption Points To Complicity

LUCAS LEDWABA WHEN he took his oath of office in May 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to promote all...

Ramaphosa: Corruption During A National Disaster Is A Heinous Type Of Crime

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA CORRUPTION during a national disaster is a particularly heinous type of crime, and perpetrators are going to...

David Mabuza’s Spokesperson Rubbishes The Deputy President’s Death Rumours, Says He Is Alive And Well

DEPUTY President David Mabuza is alive and well, his office said on Sunday, as rumours of his death circulated on social media.

South Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Surpass Half A Million

SOUTH Africa’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 have crossed half a million, its health ministry said on Saturday, while cases in Africa as...

Steenhuisen: Ramaphosa Must Immediately Account In Parliament For The ANC’s COVID-19 Feeding Frenzy

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has been challenged to face the nation in Parliament to answer questions from MPs about alleged COVID-19 tenders.
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Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo Asked To Step Aside Over Abuse Of Power Claim

DEPUTY Finance Minister David Masondo has been asked to step down by the governing African National Congress party’s integrity commission for involving...

Acting Gauteng Health MEC Jacob Mamabolo Hits The Ground Running In COVID-19 Fight

CHARLES MOLELE WHILE he takes over a department riddled with nepotism, corruption and financial mismanagement in the middle of...

Police Minister Bheki Cele Reveals 2019/2020 Crime Statistics: Murder On The Rise

SOUTH Africa reported 21 325 murders between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020, the police announced to the Portfolio Committee on...

Calls For Answers Over Whistleblower Thabiso Zulu’s ‘Gestapo-style’ Arrest

SANDILE MOTHA A RESPECTED KwaZulu Natal violence monitor and researcher has written to the provincial commissioner of police seeking...

South Africa’s Infrastructure Commission Council To Fast-Track Projects Valued At R340 Billion

GOVERNMENT will in the coming months expedite the implementation of at least 50 infrastructure projects with a total investment value of more...

World

US Republican Political Figure Herman Cain Dies Of COVID-19

HERMAN Cain, a 2012 United States Republican presidential candidate and conservative Black voice in American politics, has died after contracting COVID-19, according...

Lee Teng-hui, 97, Taiwan’s First Democratically Elected President, Dies

JONATHAN KANDELL LEE Teng-hui, who as president of Taiwan led its transformation from an island in the grip of...

Is Turkey and Egypt’s legacy war the new scramble for Africa?

TURKMEN TERZI HISTORICAL factors influence the current politics in the Middle East more than any other region in the...

Journalist Held For 6 Years Gains New Zealand Refugee Status

A JOURNALIST who fled Iran and then exposed Australia's degrading treatment of asylum-seekers while being held against his will for six years...

Kim Kardashian Trying To Institutionalize Him, Kanye West Reveals In Late-Night Tweets

RAPPER Kanye West posted a series of tweets late on Monday claiming his wife was trying to have him locked up on...

Iran Executes Man Accused Of Spying For US, Israeli Intelligence

Tehran, Iran: An Iranian accused of spying for U.S. and Israeli intelligence was executed on Monday, according to Iran's official IRIB news...

Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Trial: Coronavirus Vaccine Safe, Induces Immune Response, Say Scientists

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial: The coronavirus vaccine created by the University of Oxford appears safe and has shown a protective immune response in...

Politics

Steenhuisen: Ramaphosa Must Immediately Account In Parliament For The ANC’s COVID-19 Feeding Frenzy

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has been challenged to face the nation in Parliament to answer questions from MPs about alleged COVID-19 tenders.

Ramaphosa: Corruption During A National Disaster Is A Heinous Type Of Crime

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA CORRUPTION during a national disaster is a particularly heinous type of crime, and perpetrators are going to...

David Mabuza’s Spokesperson Rubbishes The Deputy President’s Death Rumours, Says He Is Alive And Well

DEPUTY President David Mabuza is alive and well, his office said on Sunday, as rumours of his death circulated on social media.

Steenhuisen: Ramaphosa Must Immediately Account In Parliament For The ANC’s COVID-19 Feeding Frenzy

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has been challenged to face the nation in Parliament to answer questions from MPs about alleged COVID-19 tenders.

Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo Asked To Step Aside Over Abuse Of Power Claim

DEPUTY Finance Minister David Masondo has been asked to step down by the governing African National Congress party’s integrity commission for involving...

Africa

Safeguarding Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health During COVID-19

MABINGUE NGOM HALF way into 2020, since the virus that causes COVID-19 was first diagnosed in China in February...

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni Nominated For Sixth Term Run As President

VETERAN Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was on Tuesday nominated as his party's candidate in the 2021 presidential election in which he will...

US Summons Zimbabwe Ambassador After Insult Over Protests

THE United States on Tuesday summoned Zimbabwe's ambassador after the ruling party insulted the US envoy in Harare and accused him of...

Ramaphosa: Communique of the 2nd Extraordinary AU Bureau of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government Meeting On the GERD

PRESIDENT Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the African Union (AU),...
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Business

Curfew Adjusted By An Hour In South Africa To Help Restaurants

SOUTH Africa will allow struggling sit-down restaurants to serve customers dinner for an extra hour until 10 p.m, Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko...

SA Government Has Promised The IMF Austerity Measures To Repay Its Loans By 2023

THEBE MABANGA THE release of the Government’s Letter of Intent to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to secure a...

IMF Approves $4.3 Billion Loan To SA To Support COVID-19 Fight

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) executive board has approved South Africa’s request for emergency financial support under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI)...

Steinhoff Offers $1 Billion To Settle Global Lawsuits

SOUTH Africa’s Steinhoff (SNHJ.J) has proposed to pay around $1 billion to settle outstanding legal claims following a massive accounting fraud, a...

South Africa’s Woolworths Sees Annual Sales Dip As COVID-19 Hits

SOUTH African department stores chain Woolworths Holdings flagged a small fall in annual sales after its non-food stores were shut in the...
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Sport

Lewis Hamilton Holds On To Win Despite A Last-Lap Tyre Failure

LEWIS Hamilton won the British Grand Prix in sparks and drama as his front left tyre went on the final lap of...

Arsenal Win The FA Cup Final Against Chelsea

PIERRE-EMERICK Aubameyang and Masoun Mount both had early chances but it took Frank Lampard's team just five minutes to take the lead.

South African League To Resume On August 11

SOUTH African officials voted Monday to restart the Absa Premiership -- the richest football league in the continent -- on August 11...

Fans ‘Allowed To Attend’ When Liverpool Face Arsenal Or Chelsea In Community Shield

UP to 20,000 fans could be allowed to attend the Community Shield at Wembley in August, according to reports.

England Win 3rd Test Against West Indies, Take Series 2-1

ENGLAND beat the West Indies by 269 runs on Tuesday to claim the third Test at Old Trafford and clinch the series.

Arts & Culture

Beyonce Delights Fans With Stylised Visual Album ‘Black Is King’

POP royalty Beyonce on Friday (July 31) released her much-hyped visual album "Black Is King," an aesthetically ambitious video billed as a...

Olivia de Havilland, ‘Gone With the Wind’ Star, Dies at 104

OLIVIA de Havilland, one of the last remaining actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age, two-time Academy Award winner and star of “Gone With...

Trevor Noah On Schools Reopening: ‘Parents Aren’t The Only Ones In Danger’

PAY attention, class: Trevor Noah is educating audiences on the potential dangers of sending kids back to school amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Legendary Casting Director Moonyeenn Lee Dies From COVID-19 Complications

LEGENDARY director and casting director Moonyeenn Lee has died from complications caused by coronavirus. Lee died on Saturday morning at the...

Phyllis Somerville, Actor Of Stage And Screen, Dies At 76

PHYLLIS Somerville, an actor with a lengthy career of roles in film, television and Broadway productions, has died. She...

LifeStyle

Breast Cancer and Diet: 10 Foods to Eat (and a Few to Avoid)

BREAST cancer is the most common cancer in women, with invasive breast cancer affecting 1 in every 8 women in the United...

El Dorado Hills Estate Offers Rural Lifestyle With Nearby Amenities

SATISFY your craving for a more rural lifestyle surrounded by wide-open spaces, fresh air, and relief from traffic and crowds. Find contentment...

5 Reasons To Add Kiwi To Your Diet

DUBAI: Kiwi is often overlooked in favor of apples or oranges, but it is actually a little powerhouse of vitamins and minerals,...

Movie Magic As Paris Turns The Seine Into Open-Air Cinema

WHILE the cinema drive-in may have gotten a boost as lockdowns gradually come to an end amid the COVID-19 outbreak, in Paris...

How To Help South African Wineries During Lockdown

SPIRITS giant Distell’s share price fell 6% when the JSE opened on Monday (13 July) after President Cyril Ramaphosa extended the country’s...