Other National & Provincial News
Sanral secrecy bid worries NGOs31/7/2014 21:28
Two non-governmental organisations raised concerns on Thursday about Sanral's application for certain court documents and court hearings to be kept secret.
Zuma Airbus flypast cost over R200,00031/7/2014 16:35
It was over in less than a minute, yet the flypast by a SAA Airbus A340-600 during President Jacob Zuma's inauguration in Pretoria earlier this year cost taxpayers well over R200,000.
Cape Town woman was separated from son31/7/2014 16:19
A mother of four cried on Thursday as she recalled how she was separated from her son during demolitions on Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, last month.
500 race-related cases being investigated31/7/2014 16:04
There has been a spike in racism-related incidents in South Africa, particularly at universities, with over 500 cases being reported to the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in the past year."These cases were not only in universities," SAHRC chairman Lawrence Mushwana told reporters in Johannesbur
Man arrested in Fourways shoot-out31/7/2014 15:59
A man has been arrested for attempted murder during a shoot-out with police in Fourways, Johannesburg, on Thursday morning, Gauteng police said.
2014 trade deficit R48bn at end June: Sars31/7/2014 15:45
South Africa's cumulative trade deficit for this year up to the end of June was over R48 billion, according to figures released by the SA Revenue Service on Thursday.
SA envoys urge Gaza ceasefire31/7/2014 15:35
South Africa's two special envoys to the Middle East, Aziz Pahad and Zola Skweyiya, on Thursday called for an unconditional ceasefire in Gaza, before they headed to Qatar to meet Hamas.
EFF threatens mass Joburg protest31/7/2014 15:17
EFF leader Julius Malema on Thursday vowed to shut down central Johannesburg with a protest against the Gauteng legislature's decision to bar his party's members from wearing their red uniforms.
Home maintenance levels slipping: Survey31/7/2014 15:08
Levels of home maintenance by owners are slipping, according to First National Bank's 2014 Second Quarter Estate Agent Survey, released on Thursday.
SAPS was 'assisted' with food parcels at Marikana31/7/2014 14:51
An entry showing that police officers deployed to Marikana in August 2102 were supplied with food parcels by Lonmin was deleted from an occurrence book, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Thursday.
Judge rejects bid to remove cops from court31/7/2014 14:06
Judge Colin Lamont on Thursday refused to have police officers removed from his court following a request by Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's lawyer, saying it would compromise security.