SAHRC releases Lindela human rights abuse report19/9/2014 3:05
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has released a report detailing violations of the human rights of illegal immigrants detained at the Lindela Repatriation Centre in Johannesburg.
Bail with conditions for Lebogo19/9/2014 2:59
The man accused of shooting and wounding ANC branch chairperson Boy Mamabolo was released on R5000 bail with conditions by the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court in Limpopo yesterday.
‘Eskom deal must not strain economy’19/9/2014 2:46
The recently-announced measures aimed at helping Eskom out of its financial crisis and ensuring energy security must not add further pressure to the economy, cabinet says.
‘Breakdown in governance’19/9/2014 2:30
Some municipalities indicated a poor record of service delivery, and functions such as fixing potholes, collecting refuse, maintaining public places or fixing street lights were not performed.
Female lawyers being ‘harassed’19/9/2014 2:12
Female lawyers are subjected to sexual harassment by their male seniors every day but opt not to report it because it ends up limiting growth in their careers.
Time to deliver – Zuma19/9/2014 2:04
Speaking at the presidential local government summit at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand yesterday, Zuma said municipalities and other government spheres needed to do better in the provision of electricity, water, sanitation, solid waste management services and housing.
Church rubbishes reports19/9/2014 1:31
The Synagogue Church Of All Nations has rubbished reports, which suggested it refused to cooperate with rescue teams working on the scene of the incident which killed 67 South Africans.
Violent crime ‘rising’19/9/2014 1:06
The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) senior researcher Dr Johan Burger believes that house robberies, business robberies and other violent crimes will most likely see an upward trend when the SAPS releases its annual crime statistics today.
Nigeria death toll up?19/9/2014 1:02
President bJacob Zuma yesterday established an interministerial task team to support SA’s Nigerian church collapse “families and do whatever is necessary to manage the impact of this tragedy”.
R25m TribeOne fiasco19/9/2014 12:45
The city of Tshwane, Rockstar4000 and Sony Music Africa will play out the now-cancelled TribeOne Dinokeng music festival in court, amid accusations of breach of contract, non-payment of service providers and incomplete infrastructure development on the site where the festival was going to be staged
TTCS named Africa technology winner19/9/2014 12:21
Twenty Third Century Systems (TTCS), the Pan African business solutions provider, was named the technology winner across the whole African continent at the just-concluded 2014 SAP Africa Partner of the Year Awards in Johannesburg.
Inner city park opens19/9/2014 12:17
The organisations spent R13m to convert what was once a dumping spot into a “green lung”, a green space in the city. About 200 indigenous trees have been replanted in the park.