General

Media Invitation: 16 Days of Activism Campaign: Umzimkhulu TVET College

KWAZULU-NATAL - The South African Police Service will be hosting an event to observe the 16 Days of Activism Campaign.The event will take place as follows:At 08:00, there will be a motorcade and walk about in the UMzimkhulu CBD and taxi rank to the venue.Members…

Government

South Africa: Judge clears opposition politician of hate speech

JOHANNESBURG, A court in South Africa has cleared firebrand opposition politician Julius Malema of hate speech for calling Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan a dog of white monopoly capital.Judge Roland Sutherland dismissed Gordhan's application and ordered him to pay the legal costs of Malema, the…

Fashion & Lifestyle

South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi Crowned Miss Universe 2019

ATLANDA, GA. - South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019, giving the country its second title in in three years in a pageant that also saw strong showings from contestants from Puerto Rico and Mexico. Tunzi, a 26-year-old gender violence activist, said she…

Market

President mourns passing of Prof Ben Turok

President Cyril Ramaphosa is deeply saddened by the passing of Struggle stalwart and former parliamentarian Professor Ben Turok. Professor Turok passed away today, Monday 09 December 2019, at the age of 92. The President offers his sincere condolences to Professor Turok's spouse, Mary, and their…

Medical & Health

South Africa: Pres Ramaphosa backs life sentence for rapists

PRETORIA, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government is working on measures that will see convicted rapists handed life sentences and given the harshest of labour in prison.This is in response to a spate of gruesome rapes and murders of women in the country…