• Murdered Pietermaritzburg schoolboy died 'defending a young girl'
    When Hershall Fynn left home to go to school, he did so with a promise to his mom: he would study hard and give her a better life.
  • Protesters in battle against Cape Town city bosses to save agricultural land
    The Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) took on the City of Cape Town on Wednesday on the second day of a high court battle to prevent development of over 1,000ha of agricultural land responsible for producing 200,000 tons of vegetable products each year.
  • Crowdfunding set up for suspended journalist who called Malema a 'p**s'
    A crowdfunding drive is under way for veteran radio journalist Barry Bateman after he was docked one month’s pay for calling EFF leader Julius Malema a "p**s".
  • No presidential pardon for Cekeshe just yet, says Lamola
    Jailed Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe cannot be granted a presidential pardon just yet, justice minister Ronald Lamola told parliament on Wednesday.
  • Give money to state capture investigators not SOEs, says parliament
    MPs have called for additional funding for law enforcement agencies involved in investigating corruption and state capture, rather than giving money to failing state-owned entities like Eskom and SAA.
  • Pope warns overeating is 'avenue of personal destruction'
    The pope on Wednesday contrasted the world's 820-million hungry people with those who turn food into "an avenue of personal destruction" through overeating, in comments to mark World Food Day.
  • More jobs on the ground as SKA reaches for the skies
    Huge scientific project is expected to boost the economy of the Northern Cape
  • MARKET WRAP: JSE lifted with gold miners leading the gains
    Retail sales growth slowed to 1.1% in August, while the Bloomberg median forecast was for an increase of 1.7%
  • General Motors and union UAW reach tentative deal to end strike
    The deal is subject to approval by the United Auto Workers’s national council
  • Cell C boss vows company will not collapse
    Zafar Mahomed pins hopes on stakeholders to back ‘credible plan’ of indebted cellphone services provider
  • ComProp says Safari deliberately thwarted its takeover bid
    Safari has said an independent board was unable to reach an agreement with ComProp on certain legal and commercial aspects of the deal
  • Telecoms industry players open to spectrum sharing tech
    The high cost of communication in SA has largely been blamed on a lack of competition and ‘spectrum crunch’