27 March 2015, 13:18:56

Eskom CEO's suspension challenge struck from roll

Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona's challenge to his suspension was struck from the roll at the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Friday.

Gay father gets right to paid maternity leave

Gay men who have had a baby born by a surrogate mother will now be entitled to paid maternity leave, a court has ruled.

UKZN students deface King George V statue - VIDEO

According to ECR heated debate has erupted among students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus in Durban, sparked by the defacing of the statue of King George V. This follows the call by UCT students for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from the university's campus

Kakhu guilty of murdering Luke Tibbetts

Lindray Khakhu was on Friday found guilty of killing Westbury toddler Luke Tibbetts in a judgment by the High Court in Johannesburg sitting in Palm Ridge.

NPA has no agenda against Jiba: Nxasana

Assertions that the NPA is driving an agenda against deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Nomgcobo Jiba are incorrect, NDPP Mxolisi Nxasana said on Friday.
The Medupi Power Station near Lephalale. Picture Credit: Gallo Images

About 1,000 workers at Eskom's Medupi power station fired

About 1,000 workers at the construction site of South Africa's Eskom Medupi power plant have been fired for vandalising property during this week's one-day strike, the power utility's spokesman said on Friday.

Man eats faeces in court, says Virgin Mary told him to do it

Andrew Gilbertson pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity after allegedly robbing a San Luis Obispo bank in 2013.

'Racist' cupcakes banned from French shop window

A French court has banned the display of cupcakes topped with the naked figures of a man and woman wrought in dark chocolate in a pastry shop near Nice after a watchdog described them as “racist“.

Presidency won't entertain Eskom 'gossip'

The presidency on Thursday said it would not entertain what it called rumours and gossip about operations at Eskom.

Germanwings captain tried to smash into cockpit with axe

The captain locked out of the cockpit of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps used an axe to try and force his way back in, German daily Bild said Friday, citing security sources.
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