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Timeline: Pistorius’s road from fame to murder sentencing

Paralympian and Olympian Oscar Pistorius fell from grace when he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. We take a look at the events.

Madonsela clears Mbalula from ‘unmandated’ trips

Thuli Madonsela has found no impropriety with regard to Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula's trips, and would not initiate action, she said.

EFF: Zuma’s remarks consistent with dictatorial attitude

The EFF condemned President Jacob Zuma's alleged "anti-black" remarks made in a speech to the SA Local Government Association.

Eskom’s Matone to CCMA over ‘unfair suspension’

While deputy president Ramaphosa assures the country that the Eskom boardroom shenanigans "are not squabbles", Eskom's controversial chair stays put.

Press Ombud rules in favour of Mail & Guardian

The Press Ombudsman ruled in favour of the Mail & Guardian following a complaint laid by National Nuclear Regulator chief executive Bismark Tyobeka.

Final act: Axed Generations stars go to court

Fourteen of the 16 Generations actors fired from the local soapie last year have made a final court bid to take the new series off air.

Eskom board moves to shed Tsotsi

The Eskom board has tabled a vote of no confidence in its chairperson Zola Tsotsi after he was forced to leave a heated board meeting.

Durban writer believes praise for Rushdie behind vicious attack

Durban writer Zainub Priya Dala believes she was assaulted for expressing admiration for controversial novelist Salman Rushdie, her publisher said.

Cope calls for probe into de Kock’s whereabouts

Minister Nathi Nhleko must probe allegations that Eugene De Kock is being kept in a house against his will since his release from prison, Cope said.

DA: Zuma owes SA R52.9-million for Nkandla

Based on Thuli Madonsela's report, the DA has calculated that Zuma is liable for at least an amount of R52.9-million for the non-security upgrades.

Madonsela: My suspension is motive for spy investigation

Public protector Thuli Madonsela says claims she is a spy are slanderous "shenanigans" aimed at removing her from office.

DA argument on Mbete calling police is ‘extremist’

The DA's argument to overturn a parliamentary rule allowing Mbete to call police to remove MP's was "extremist", says senior counsel for Parliament.

Press Releases

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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