Man claims billions in bank case
/ 25 May 2024

Man claims billions in bank case

A retired Western Cape judge is to testify in the suit over a home ‘repossessed without valid order’

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Angry Msunduzi ratepayers call for a forensic investigation
/ 24 May 2024

Angry Msunduzi ratepayers call for a forensic investigation

They have also urged the government to conduct lifestyle audits on councillors and dissolve the troubled municipality

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Zulu royals threaten court to halt sale of farm, R40m Vodacom deal
/ 23 May 2024

Zulu royals threaten court to halt sale of farm, R40m Vodacom deal

The king’s relatives want all assets to be retained until the court cases against him end

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Clicks faces high court battle over alleged medication error leading to near-death
/ 23 May 2024

Clicks faces high court battle over alleged medication error leading to near-death

A Cape Town woman claims she almost bled to death after a pharmacist dispensed the incorrect drug

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Maya proposes increasing number of Concourt judges to 15
/ 21 May 2024

Maya proposes increasing number of Concourt judges to 15

The deputy chief justice also called for the court to be allowed to sit in panels and for full administrative and financial independence for the judiciary

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Trade union accuses ActionSA of inciting striking Pikitup workers
/ 20 May 2024

Trade union accuses ActionSA of inciting striking Pikitup workers

The waste management company’s services are not operational in 10 of the 12 depots around Johannesburg because of protest action

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Irregularities exposed in KZN education tender worth over R200 million annually
/ 20 May 2024

Irregularities exposed in KZN education tender worth over R200 million annually

Links have been found between the procurement manager and beneficiaries of lucrative tenders

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‘Midwife’ sued after twins die
/ 19 May 2024

‘Midwife’ sued after twins die

The parents have opened a criminal case against Caitlyn Collins, who they allege purported to be a midwife who could assist with a home birth

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Special Investigating Unit manager accused of harassment
/ 18 May 2024

Special Investigating Unit manager accused of harassment

The complainant says the senior manager made romantic advances and told her that her employment future was in his hands

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Court bid to curb King MisuZulu’s powers
/ 17 May 2024

Court bid to curb King MisuZulu’s powers

His uncle, Prince Mbonisi ka Bhekuzulu, has argued in court that Ingonyama Trust funds must be protected pending litigation challenging the king’s accession in the Pretoria high court

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The NHI and the risks of populism on the eve of a crucial election
/ 17 May 2024

The NHI and the risks of populism on the eve of a crucial election

The president is attempting to shift the election campaign focus away from the government’s failures towards a promise to deliver more, although its track record suggests it cannot

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South Africans are gatvol with corruption, but also guilty of graft
/ 16 May 2024

South Africans are gatvol with corruption, but also guilty of graft

A significant portion of respondents in a Corruption Watch study have given gifts to and done favours for police officers, prosecutors and other officials

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‘Fear not, it will be phased in,’ Ramaphosa says of National Health Insurance
/ 15 May 2024

‘Fear not, it will be phased in,’ Ramaphosa says of National Health Insurance

In his speech before signing the controversial bill into law, the president still did not address where the billions needed for the scheme will come from

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Preliminary findings show compliance gap led to George building collapse
/ 14 May 2024

Preliminary findings show compliance gap led to George building collapse

The death toll in the George building collapse has reached 33 and 19 people are still missing

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Majodina: Don’t panic, NHI bill can be amended after Ramaphosa signs it into law
/ 14 May 2024

Majodina: Don’t panic, NHI bill can be amended after Ramaphosa signs it into law

The ANC chief whip denies the health law is an election ploy as court challenges loom and the DA dismisses it as a ‘populist lever’

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Eskom’s desperate measures: Emergency reserves strained as power shortages persist
/ 10 May 2024

Eskom’s desperate measures: Emergency reserves strained as power shortages persist

The improved load-shedding situation over the past month have been aided by solar photovoltaic energy and lower demand

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Eskom spends more than half of its quarterly budget on diesel
/ 10 May 2024

Eskom spends more than half of its quarterly budget on diesel

Critics suggest the utility has caved in to political pressure to keep the lights on at all costs ahead of the 29  May elections

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