Sunday , August 20 2017

Joburg

SACP’s Mapaila fires new legal salvo against Zuma

 JOHANNESBURG – SACP Deputy Secretary General Solly Mapaila said President Jacob Zuma lied to his alliance partner when he fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as part of his controversial cabinet reshuffle at the end of March. Mapaila said he’s filed an affidavit detailing his version of what happened. The SACP leader …

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Government lacks unity: Mbeki

Former President Thabo Mbeki says the current government lacks unity, which is why there are often contradictory messages from ministers. Mbeki said the country would not overcome its challenges without cohesion at the highest level. The country is facing too many challenges for the government not to be able to …

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Manyama crowned PSL Footballer of the Season

  JOHANNESBURG – Cape Town City forward Lebogang Manyama walked away with three awards, including the coveted 2016/17 Premier Soccer League Footballer of the Season, at a glittering ceremony on Monday night. The City captain also took the Absa Premiership Player’s Player of the Season and Top Goal-Scorer awards. The …

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Mogale City not to be under administration

  MOGALE CITY – Mogale City municipality (also known as Krugersdorp) won’t be placed under administration, despite missing its deadline to approve a billion-rand budget. The council meeting failed to meet quorum, after the opposition boycotted it last week. Provincial authorities are planning to approve an interim budget in the …

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Man killed in N4 collission

A man, believed to be in his 30s, was killed by a vehicle on the N14 south before Wierda road, Centurion this evening. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene at 20H07, a man was lying in the fast lane. The vehicle that had apparently hit the man was parked a few meters away. …

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Pirates sting Bees to end winless run

Orlando Pirates ended a 12-match winless run by defeating lower-league outfit Eastern Cape Bees 3-1 Sunday in a South African FA Cup last-32 tie. The Soweto club had not won since November and the cup tie gave Swedish coach Kjell Jonevret a welcome success after drawing his first three games …

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90-year-old stabbed to death in apartment

A 90-year-old woman was found with multiple stab wounds in her apartment in Vanderbijlpark this evening. It is understood that the woman’s daughter came across her body in the apartment and called emergency services. Paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene shortly before 7pm where they found the woman lying …

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