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City of Cape Town official resigns!

City of Cape Town official resigns!

And while the city is still tallying the loss, Groenewald said he was expecting it to be quite significant. It cost the city R28 million to host the tournament at the Cape Town Stadium, which can take 64 100 spectators. In total, the city sold 22 000 tickets for both match days. “I failed dismally […]

Sebolai-I did not spill milk on her!

Sebolai‚ 38‚ is on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Flavia Rachel “Dolly” Tshabalala‚ 32. Sebolai allegedly stabbed her in her genitals‚ killing her‚ after the couple had a fight at his Soweto flat on June 29 last year. The DJ also faces charges of theft and defeating the ends of justice for allegedly […]

Bobbi Kristina Brown dies!

Bobbi Kristina Brown dies!

Kristen Foster said she passed away on Sunday surrounded by her family and was “finally at peace in the arms of God”. Brown was discovered face down and unresponsive in a bathtub on 31 January and placed in a medically induced coma. She never regained consciousness. She was moved to a hospice in the city […]

Obama makes his much awaited arrival in Kenya!

Obama makes his much awaited arrival in Kenya!

Responding to a question about Kenya’s Civil Aviation Authority issuing details of the president’s arrival time to the country that became public, spokesman Josh Earnest said there is not enough cause for concern to change Obama’s schedule. M “The details of the president’s schedule that are critical to keeping safe are details that have not […]

GM effecting changes as it continues to ‘care’ for its customers!

GM effecting changes as it continues to ‘care’ for its customers!

Ian Nicholls, the president and managing director of GM sub-Saharan Africa, said yesterday that the agreement would result in improved production volumes at its plant in both the short and longer terms “but the significant step-up will be in the longer term”. Nicholls added that South Africa was fast developing into a pick-up hub similar […]

MTN-Qhubeka is forging ahead!

MTN-Qhubeka is forging ahead!

The team is one of the only three in the tour that still has all nine of its starting tour riders in the competition; this is an achievement that needs to be commended. Since the inception of Tour de France some 102 years ago, Africa saw its first ever UCI registered cycling team taking full […]

Nkandla visited by Ad Hoc Committee!

Nkandla visited by Ad Hoc Committee!

The DA is conducting an alternative oversight visit to the communities around President Jacob Zuma’s private residence to ascertain the living conditions of “ordinary” Nkandla residents. And Parliament’s special ad hoc committee on Nkandla will spend two hours on Wednesday inspecting the upgrades to Zuma’s homestead. Despite the rain, the DA team comprising MPs Phumzile […]

The 11th edition of the SWLF is on!

The 11th edition of the SWLF is on!

Having outgrown its existing venue, organisers are relocating the event from the University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus, to the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication for the 11th edition of the festival, taking place from 4-6 September 2015. The move to relocate is perfectly timed to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Freedom […]

Initiates in Soweto hurt after abduction!

Initiates in Soweto hurt after abduction!

From there, they were forced to walk in the dark to a secluded area around the sprouting mine dumpsite in Meadowlands, Soweto, where they were physically abused and starved for two weeks. This was as they apparently underwent the rite of passage into manhood at an illegal initiation school – in the heart of Soweto. […]

Has Prasa been derailed?

Has Prasa been derailed?

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has described as unsubstantiated, allegations that it had imported R600 million worth of diesel locomotives with heights that could damage overheard electrical cables. Prasa chief executive Lucky Montana came out guns blazing at a media briefing in Hatfield on Monday, reacting to an article published in an […]