ANC going through a period of decay: Ramaphosa

ANC going through a period of decay: Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG - The ANC is decaying according to party President Cyril Ramaphosa. He delivered the outcomes of the NEC Lekgotla on Sunday. WATCH: Ramaphosa delivers ANC NEC Lekgotla closing address Ramaphosa says the matter of state capture is one that needs to be addressed as soon as possible as our democracy is being threatened by a…
Not on our watch: DA to intensify fight against Eskom’s 20.5% proposed hike

Not on our watch: DA to intensify fight against Eskom’s 20.5% proposed hike

The 20.5% proposed tariff hike by Eskom for 2022/23 is “entirely misinformed” and the DA will do everything possible to stop it going ahead in April.  This is according to Mogale City mayor Tyrone Gray, who has since lodged a formal objection with the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) against the power utility's proposal. …
Anisimova stuns Osaka to set up Barty showdown at Aussie Open

Anisimova stuns Osaka to set up Barty showdown at Aussie Open

Defending champion Naomi Osaka was dumped out of the Australian Open third round on Friday by unseeded American Amanda Anisimova to open up the draw for title favourite Ashleigh Barty. Anisimova, ranked 60th in the world, saved two match points to stun the former world number one 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10/5) and will now face…
Sisulu accuses presidency of ‘deliberate mischief’

Sisulu accuses presidency of ‘deliberate mischief’

Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has issued another statement in her public row with President Cyril Ramaphosa, this time accusing his media team of deliberately misrepresenting the outcome of a meeting between the two. “Minister Sisulu wishes to clarify what is, in her estimation, a deliberate misrepresentation by the president’s media team regarding her meeting with…
Proteas coach Badenhorst satisfied with Quad Series effort

Proteas coach Badenhorst satisfied with Quad Series effort

Experimenting with various combinations in the build-up to this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and the 2023 Netball World Cup on home soil, coach Dorette Badenhorst said she was delighted with the improvement of the Proteas squad throughout the Quad Series tournament in London. Though they did not win a match against the top three…
Equal Education wants govt to scrap rotational timetabling

Equal Education wants govt to scrap rotational timetabling

JOHANNESBURG - Equal Education wants rotational timetables to be scrapped. The organisation believes that the timetables posed a challenge to the matric class of 2021. READ: Back to school | All systems go for inland schools The rotation was used to help with social distancing at schools at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. "It disrupts the…
Radical economic transformation ‘bullshit’ won’t change lives of poor

Radical economic transformation ‘bullshit’ won’t change lives of poor

Two days after the release of the Zondo commission’s first report on state capture, Minister of Tourism Lindiwe Sisulu wrote a perplexing article published on IOL. In it she lamented the persistence of poverty for millions of people decades after apartheid’s demise and harshly questioned the legitimacy of a Constitution that had failed to eradicate…
SA’s total Covid-related deaths reach 93,117

SA’s total Covid-related deaths reach 93,117

The total number of recorded Covid-19 related fatalities in SA climbed to 93,117 with an additional 128 deaths reported on Friday. “Of these, 59 occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours,” the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said in an update. “Today the institute reports 5,244 new Covid-19 cases that have been identified…