Holomisa demands a probe into PIC dealings and Jomo Sono launches anti-crime device

Stories making headlines locally:

Business Day

  • Gordhan tells of secret agendas

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan was ignored when he asked for information on the new operating model at the South African Revenue Services.

READ MORE: SARS did not need to be restructured ― Gordhan

  • Old Mutual share price no match for vuvuzelas

Old Mutual Ltd’s share price was mostly a sad match for the thunder of vuvuzelas that welcomed the 173-year-old firm’s JSE listing at a ceremony on Tuesday.

  • Holomisa demands probe into PIC dealings

UDM president Bantu Holomisa has written an explosive letter to President Ramaphosa fingering prominent business people as responsible for large scale corruption at the PIC.

Daily Sun

  • Sono launches smart anti-crime device

Soccer legend Jomo Sono has introduced a new device that can track any gun

  • More initiate deaths rock the province

There have been two more initiation deaths in Eastern Cape, bringing the total to seven since the start of the season a week ago.

  • Hope for migrants

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte said he will allow a ship filled with migrants to dock in his country

READ MORE: Spain gives refuge after Italy’s Trump-approved prime minister rejects migrants

The Citizen

  • ‘Build us our own lanes’

Alexandra Taxi Association spokesperson Jabulani Ntshangase says that they have not reached “the mountain top” until they get what they want – their own dedicated taxi lane.

  • Hawks probing VBS investments

The Hawks are hovering above municipal managers and chief financial officers in Gauteng, North West and Limpopo who invested funds to the tune of R1.5-billion with VBS Mutual Bank.

The Star

  • ‘Serial’ killer hunt

The man that the police had pinned their hopes on for information about the spate of killings on the West Rand has died, bringing the death toll to four.

  • Mayor fumes over taxi boss’s dodge

Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba was left seething after a desperate taxi owner escaped arrest when he produced “fraudulent” papers to officials to allow the release of his impounded vehicle.


  • Sithole names ‘collaborators’

A well-known accountant-cum-political commentator Khaya Sithole is fighting back against claims that he cost an organisations millions of rands when he allegedly forged a letter giving bursaries to more than 200 students.

READ MORE: Explosive Khaya Sithole affidavit casts shadow over Saica

  • Patience runs out for Sibanye killer mines

Bodies continue to pile up at Sibanye-Stillwater mining group after another mineworker died yesterday at its Khomanani mine.

Stories making headlines globally:

A California law requiring “crisis pregnancy centers” to supply women with information about abortion was blocked in a 5-4 decision. (The New York Times)

President Trump took aim at one of his favorite American manufacturers, Harley-Davidson, threatening the company with steep punitive taxes. (The New York Times)

Companies, such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft are working together to take down terrorist propaganda. (The Conversation)


ANC and the state step back from taking action against...

Despite alleged abuses of power and people’s trust, the ANC appears to have abandoned plans to reform the controversial Ingonyama Trust Board

Mkhwebane moves to halt ‘grossly unfair’ impeachment process

Mkhwebane moves to halt ‘grossly unfair’ impeachment process

Chaos theory: How Jürgen Klopp has harnessed the unpredictable

The Liverpool manager has his side playing unstoppable football but it’s the attention to detail off the field that has bred the success

Miners speak out against Sibanye

Not a year into buying Lonmin, Sibanye is accused of mistreating the mineworkers who were injured eight years ago during the Marikana massacre. But the platinum giant says it is a miscommunication. Athandiwe Saba and Paul Botes visit Marikana to find out the truth

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA