LIVESTREAM: July unrest inquiry continues

LIVESTREAM: July unrest inquiry continues

DURBAN - KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng Premiers, David Makhura and Sihle Zikalala are giving testimony into the July unrest. The testimony is in relation to the events that unfolded in July where more than 300 people were killed, multiple shops looted and several trucks torched. The inquest is chaired by the South African Human Rights Commission.
Gardener suspected after woman is found murdered in her home

Gardener suspected after woman is found murdered in her home

An elderly man who left his wife at home with a gardener returned to find her dead in a pool of blood. Lt-Col Thabo Covane said Bloemfontein police have launched a manhunt after a house robbery and the murder of the 69-year-old woman in Bayswater at about 11.40am on Tuesday. Covane said the husband left home…
Judgment expected in Horner case

Judgment expected in Horner case

BETHLEHEM - The State has relied on weak evidence, riddled with contradictions. That's according to legal representatives for Sekola Matlaletsa and Sekwetje Mahlamba. WATCH: Brendin Horner Murder | State drops murder, robbery charges The two men are accused of murdering 21-year-old farm manager Brendin Horner last year. The High Court sitting in Bethlehem heard closing statements on…
Bail denied for Phoenix brothers accused of July riot murder

Bail denied for Phoenix brothers accused of July riot murder

A Verulam magistrate has denied bail to siblings Dylan and Ned Govender, who are accused of murdering Mondli Majola in Phoenix during the height of the July civil unrest. The siblings are also charged with attempted murder. The pair, who have been in police custody since July 22, had pleaded not guilty to the charges.…
PODCAST: South Africa and South Africa with Covid-19, part 2

PODCAST: South Africa and South Africa with Covid-19, part 2

Welcome to part two of our discussion about the impact of Covid-19 on businesses in South Africa. Our editor-in-chief Ron Derby, alongside our business journalists Anathi Madubela and Sarah Smit continue the conversation with our guest Sifiso Skenjana, chief economist and executive head at IQbusiness, about our economy before Covid-19 and the one we have…
Axed cop Jeremy Vearey’s dismissal was fair, bargaining council rules

Axed cop Jeremy Vearey’s dismissal was fair, bargaining council rules

Dismissed Western Cape police deputy commissioner and head of detectives, Jeremy Vearey, was encouraging a “mini insurrection” against the leadership of the South African Police Service (SAPS).   The Safety and Security Sectoral Bargaining Council (SSSBC) ruled on Tuesday, 16 November, that the axed cop’s dismissal was substantively fair; bringing Vearey’s 26 years of service with…