Heritage Day traditions and why we do them

Heritage Day traditions and why we do them

Jan Braai (Jan Scannell) is the man behind the National Braai Day initiative. Picture Leon Lestrade.By Yasmine Jacobs 57m ago Heritage Day is here, and we are either spending time eating, sleeping or chilling with loved ones. But do we know how this day came about or why it is called Braai Day? What is…
SA children murdered in NZ were strangled with cable ties – report

SA children murdered in NZ were strangled with cable ties – report

The three South African children who were killed in New Zealand on Thursday were allegedly strangled with cable ties. Dr Lauren Dickason was charged with the murder of her three children Liane, 6, and her twin sisters Maya and Karla, aged 2. She appeared in court in Timaru, New Zealand, on Saturday morning after being…
‘The ANC will not collapse in my hands,’ vows Ramaphosa

‘The ANC will not collapse in my hands,’ vows Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday said he believes that the upcoming local government election are going to unite and consolidate the ANC and its members. “The ANC has always been thought of as being disunited and about to collapse. It is not going to happen and certainly not going to happen in my hands. The…
Suspect wanted for murder in Cape Town, arrested in Northern Cape

Suspect wanted for murder in Cape Town, arrested in Northern Cape

Man wanted for murder in Delft, Western Cape, was arrested in Danielskuil in the Northern Cape. File picture: African News Agency (ANA)By Molaole Montsho 1h ago Rustenburg - A 45-year-old man, wanted for murder in the Western Cape, was arrested in Danielskuil, in the Northern Cape, on Friday. Northern Cape police spokesperson Captain Sergio Kock…
PowerBall and PowerBall Plus results: Friday, 17 September 2021

PowerBall and PowerBall Plus results: Friday, 17 September 2021

Get the PowerBall and PowerBall Plus results as soon as they are drawn on The Citizen, so you can rest easy and check your tickets with confidence. Estimated PowerBall and PowerBall Plus jackpots for 17 September 2021: PowerBall jackpot: R86 million. PowerBall Plus jackpot: R3 million. While great care has been taken to ensure accuracy, The Citizen cannot take responsibility…
Fritz welcomes success of LEAP and Liquor Authority members

Fritz welcomes success of LEAP and Liquor Authority members

Western Cape MEC for community safety Albert Fritz said enforcement agencies will continue to bring perpetrators to book. Photo: TRACEY ADAMS/INLSABy Robin-Lee Francke 2h ago Cape Town – Western Cape MEC of community safety, Albert Fritz has welcomed the success of members of the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) and the Western Cape Liquor Authority…
Judge Hlophe heads to court over suspension, possible impeachment

Judge Hlophe heads to court over suspension, possible impeachment

Hlophe was found guilty of misconduct for trying to influence two judges to rule in favour of former President Jacob Zuma during his 2008 corruption trial. READ: Hlophe Impeachment | Parliament undecided on secret ballot He says the process which found him guilty should be declared unconstitutional and invalid. The Judicial Services Commission is expected to…