Sat Aug 27 18:51:09 CAT 2016
BIG SHOTS: Brothers Ajay and Rajesh Gupta. There is  talk that state power has moved from the Union Buildings to the Gupta family's compound in Saxonwold, Johannesburg. The writer says no self-respecting country can tolerate the state of affairs photo: KEVIN  SUTHERLAND

Gupta family says it plans to sell off South African holdings

Wealthy Gupta family, which has been accused of holding undue political sway over President Jacob Zuma, said on Saturday it planned to dispose of all the stakes it holds in South African businesses before the end of the year. [1] comments

Numsa lauds Fawu decision to leave Cosatu

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has congratulated the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) on its historic decision‚ taken at its 75th national congress at Bela Bela on Wednesday‚ to disaffiliate from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu). [0] comments

Desmond Tutu on the mend‚ says his daughter

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has responded well to the first 48 hours of treatment for a recurring infection‚ his daughter‚ Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe‚ said on Friday. [0] comments

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala to have school named after him

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala will be honoured for his 76th birthday on Sunday when a school is named after him. [0] comments

College crook gets three years in jail

A young lecturer who took part in a scam to defraud students of their registration fees has been sentenced to three years in prison. [3] comments

Durban march highlights dangers of skin lighteners

Black is beautiful. Say No to skin bleaching and embrace dark skin. [5] comments

Jason Rohde denied bail as probe into wife's death intensifies

Murder accused Jason Rohde – whose wife was found dead at a wine estate – was denied bail by the Stellenbosch Magistrates’ Court on Friday. [19] comments

ANC blames Vuwani turmoil for poor showing

THE ANC in Limpopo cited the upheavals in Vuwani as part of the factors for the party's decline in votes in this year's local government elections. [27] comments

Team Joburg ready tackle joblessness‚ corruption: Mashaba

DA's Herman Mashaba celebrating his victory after being elected as the new Mayor of Johannesburg. Photo Thulani Mbele. 22/08/2016 Newly elected mayor of the City of Joburg Herman Mashaba is mindful of the daunting task that lies ahead. [15] comments

ANC stays mum on Gordhan-Hawks spat

The African National Congress (ANC) refuses to be drawn into the spat between finance minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks. [14] comments

Thandani Ntshumayelo slapped with four-year ban after testing positive for cocaine

Orlando Pirates player Thandani Ntshumayelo. Picture Credit: Gallo Images

Plenty more to come from Orlando Pirates‚ says Muhsin Ertugral

We will get into buses to go pray at the SABC for three days‚ says Pastor Mboro

'We are the biggest toilet in the world' - Five outrageous Steve Komphela quotes

Steve Komphela, Coach of Kaizer Chiefs during the 2016/17 MTN8 Official Press Conference ahead of the Quarter Final football match between Cape Town City FC and Kaizer Chiefs at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 25 August 2016 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Ndlozi takes a break from politics to focus on his books

Sat Aug 27 18:51:09 CAT 2016 :: 17407844


Do you think Pravin Gordhan should present himself to the Hawks?