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Mandla Maseko, the first black African ‘heading into space’, dies in motorbike crash, says...

PRETORIA, July 7 - Mandla Maseko, who could have been the first black African in space, died in a motorcycle accident on Saturday night,...

Convicted wife killer Rob Packham denied leave to appeal conviction

CAPE TOWN, July 5 - Convicted wife killer Rob Packham was on Friday denied leave to appeal his conviction in the high court in...

Johannesburg council apologises for Alexandra blackout as power cuts in Pretoria anger residents

PRETORIA, July 4 - Johannesburg's City Power said on Thursday said its technicians had worked throughout the night to repair a switching substation that...

#RuralSafety: Thousands petition the president to act on rural safety now, says DA

JOHANNESBURG, June 30 - The Democratic Alliance has received thousands of signatures from concerned residents petitioning President Cyril Ramaphosa to act to protect rural...

Johannesburg mayor says MEC’s denial of corruption in Alexandra project ‘misguided’

JOHANNESBURG, June 24 - Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Monday slammed Gauteng member of the executive council (MEC) for human settlements, urban planning, co-operative governance...

KwaZulu-Natal education MEC Mshengu concerned about school violence in Efolweni area

DURBAN, June 23 - KwaZulu-Natal education MEC Kwazi Mshengu on Sunday expressed concern about the spate of violent incidents at schools in the Efolweni...

Freezing cold, water cuts and power outages: Gauteng’s week of triple challenges

JOHANNESBURG, June 24 - Gauteng residents began the last week of June facing the triple challenges of freezing temperatures, water supply cuts and power...

Compromised justice system is enabler of political killings in KwaZulu-Natal, says IFP

DURBAN, June 22 - The main reason why political crime is so high in South Africa is because of weak policing and a compromised...

NFP leader kaMagwaza-Msibi resigns from Parliament

JOHANNESBURG, June 21 - Leader of the National Freedom Party, Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi has resigned from Parliament to focus on building her party. KaMagwaza-Msibi is also...

Mashaba declines to engage ‘poilitically-driven’ #AlexShutDown movement

JOHANNESBURG, June 19 - Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says he will not engage with representatives of the Alexandra Shutdown Movement leading more protest action...


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