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Banking strike put on hold by Court

Banking strike put on hold by Court

Judge Hilary Rabkin-Naicker granted an interdict against the strike on Thursday and will give reasons at a later date.  The judgment follows an urgent application by Business Unity South Africa (Busa) to stop a planned “total shutdown” in the banking sector planned for Friday by finance union Sasbo and trade union federation Cosatu, to protest […]

SA schools ready for Danone world finals in Barcelona

SA schools ready for Danone world finals in Barcelona

Passports and Visas are now done, the draw has taken place and they will come head to head with Indonesia, Bulgaria, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, England, Uruguay, Morocco, France, Italy and Japan. “It is a mixture of excitement, anticipation and nerves,” said Chris Njokwana, coach of Nomlinganiselo the winning 2018 Western Cape’s school, “I have seen […]

NW Municipalities nowhere near to be stabilised- NCOP told

NW Municipalities nowhere near to be stabilised- NCOP told

This after the MEC for Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements, Mothibedi Kegakilwe, presented a thoroughly detailed presentation during a briefing session that took place at Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality.   In his overview of the state of local government in the North West province, Kegakilwe illustrated the very poor delivery of basic […]

Only Afrikaans university, not here- warns MEC Lesufi

Only Afrikaans university, not here- warns MEC Lesufi

Taking to social media on Monday, Lesufi said that a “race-based institution” would fail in SA.  Lesufi insisted that the university intended to segregate and remind the country of the past. I just hate racism when I see one! A race based institution in a non racial society won’t succeed. Please don’t remind us about apartheid […]

RedBull Kasi Cup launched

RedBull Kasi Cup launched

The tournament will give talented footballers an extraordinary opportunity to showcase their natural ability and skills with a possibility of being scouted to attend trials with the Red Bull Salzburg Football Academy. Red Bull Kasi Cup, which takes place on 28 September 2019 at Dorothy Nyembe Park in Soweto, will see four of Gauteng’s top […]

Steve Bantu Biko- ‘Black man, you’re on your own’

Steve Bantu Biko- ‘Black man, you’re on your own’

Thursday marks 42 years since Black Consciousness leader, Steve Bantu Biko, died in detention. According to SA History Online, Biko was a popular voice of Black liberation in South Africa between the mid-1960s and his death in police detention in 1977. He was arrested four times in the late 1970s and detained for several months […]

Robert Gabriel Mugabe death’s a bitter-sweet!

Robert Gabriel Mugabe death’s a bitter-sweet!

HIS FAMILY confirmed his death to the BBC. Mugabe had been receiving treatment in a hospital in Singapore since April. He was ousted in a military coup in 2017 after 37 years in power. Mugabe’s early years were praised for broadening access to health and education for the black majority – but his later years […]

Defence Force will be called in- warns Makhura

Defence Force will be called in- warns Makhura

Makhura on Tuesday morning said he had already spoken to the Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Elias Mawela for steps to be taken to end the violence and looting that have engulfed the province in the past few days. “I will not hesitate to ask for further reinforcement from the SANDF, should the police need such […]

Lt-Gen Mawela promises more police visibility in troubled Pta CBD

Lt-Gen Mawela promises more police visibility in troubled Pta CBD

As promised, taxi drivers in Pretoria took to the streets on the second day of their anti-drug protests and this time, the group covered some ground in Sunnyside too. The protest action is a direct response to the murder of a fellow driver, known only as Jabu, who is believed to have been killed by […]