Township women: Invisible, formidable

Township women: Invisible, formidable

‘There are women in our townships who have ambitions that nobody really knows about,” says Ishara Maharaj. After polite greetings and a sip of water, she launches into a passionate conversation about women entrepreneurs, a subject that has preoccupied her for the past seven years and is the subject of her doctorate.  “Like their parents…
Elon Musk’s Relationships From First Wife To Recent Split With Grimes

Elon Musk’s Relationships From First Wife To Recent Split With Grimes

Elon Musk and Grimes have ‘semi’ separated after three years together. Take a look back at the billionaire’s past relationships following the breakup news. After three years together, Elon Musk and Grimes, real name Claire Boucher, have called it quits — or, “semi” quits. The billionaire founder of SpaceX, 50, confirmed that he and the…
Zulu king ‘too ill’ to deliver first Heritage Day speech

Zulu king ‘too ill’ to deliver first Heritage Day speech

The Zulu royal family has confirmed the recently named new Zulu king, Misuzulu ka-Zwelithini, was too stricken with flu to deliver his maiden Heritage Day speech in KwaDukuza on Friday. The date is of special significance to the Zulu nation, as it was previously known as Shaka Day in commemoration of the father of the…
WATCH LIVE | Court hears John Hlophe’s urgent application to stay impeachment and suspension process

WATCH LIVE | Court hears John Hlophe’s urgent application to stay impeachment and suspension process

The Johannesburg high court is on Wednesday hearing Western Cape judge president John Hlophe’s urgent application to stay parliament’s impending impeachment process against him and the process for his suspension by President Cyril Ramaphosa. In August the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) decided by a majority that Hlophe was guilty of gross misconduct for a 2008…
Municipal elections | Dlamini-Zuma welcomes ConCourt ruling

Municipal elections | Dlamini-Zuma welcomes ConCourt ruling

JOHANNESBURG - Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma welcomes the Constitutional Court judgment on the reopening of candidate registrations. The court upheld the IEC's decision to reopen the candidate list. READ: Candidate list row | Helen Zille believes ANC was tipped off The DA brought the challenge, arguing that the IEC was biased in favour…
Nearly R100m waiting to be claimed by three jackpot winners

Nearly R100m waiting to be claimed by three jackpot winners

Nearly R100m is waiting to be claimed by three punters who purchased jackpot winning tickets in the Powerball and Powerball Plus draws.  Lottery operator Ithuba has put out an appeal for the three to come forward and claim their millions. Friday's PowerBall jackpot worth more than R85m was purchased on the day of the draw…