News

Update: Five people shot and killed during robbery near Empangeni

UPDATE: In the early hours of this morning, the King Cetshwayo Cluster Task Team arrested two suspects aged 32 and 39 for murder of six people at Vulindlela shopping complex over the weekend. The sixth victim later passed away yesterday. The suspects were arrested at…

Government News

MEETING CONCOURT ORDER ON SOCIAL GRANTS CONTRACT SCOPA AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HAPPY WITH OUTCOME OF IMC INTERVENTION IN

A joint meeting of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) and the Portfolio Committee on Social Development today expressed its pleasure with the Inter Ministerial Committee's (IMC's) work towards ensuring that the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) complies with the Constitutional Court's directives…

Aviation

Mugabe’s Presumptive Successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is Called ‘the Crocodile’

JOHANNESBURG For 37 years, Emmerson Mnangagwa was Robert Mugabe's right-hand man and one of his staunchest defenders.Zanu-PF is a sacred party, he told a crowd at a ZANU-PF rally earlier this year in central Zimbabwe. It will rule and rule. Those barking will continue doing…

Business

CUBA WILLING TO START JOINT BIOTECHNOLOGY PROJECTS WITH SOUTH AFRICA

PRETORIA, Cuba expressed its willingness to contribute to and collaborate with the development of joint projects with South Africa in biotechnology, and establish lasting relations in the interest of both countries.Marta Ayala, deputy director-general of the Cuban Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), told…

Medical and Health

Green barcoded ID still valid

The Department of Home Affairs says it has taken note of a message purported to be from the department announcing that the lifespan of the green barcoded ID book comes to an end on 31 March 2018.No such announcement has been made by the department.…