27 July 2016, 11:15:57

Why the battle for Nelson Mandela Bay has captured South Africa’s attention

Political heavyweights from South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) and the country’s leading opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) have descended on Nelson Mandela Bay in a bid to woo voters ahead of local government elections.
ANC councillor candidate Nceba Dywili was shot dead on Tuesday night PICTURE: Marion Harning / Facebook

Nelson Mandela Bay councillor candidate shot dead after day of campaigning

Just hours before he was shot dead in Zwide on Tuesday night‚ Nelson Mandela Bay African National Congress (ANC) councillor candidate Nceba Dywili was busy with election work in Ward 4‚ Walmer.

SAHRC demands answers about homophobic pastor’s SA visit from Home Affairs

The South African Human Right Commission (SAHRC) wants to know more about why Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba can’t turn away a homophobic pastor who is headed to South Africa in September.
Phumulani Mall. Picture Credit: Chandre

At least 20 people injured as tornado batters Ekurhuleni (Photos)

At least 20 people were injured in a tornado that battered the City of Ekurhuleni on the East Rand on Tuesday afternoon.
SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago. Picture Credit: Gallo Images

Business must play a role in protecting country’s payment system: Reserve Bank

The “safety and soundness of the national payment system” is a priority of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB).

SABC won’t allow journalists back at work while it appeals Labour Court ruling

Four South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists fired last week for speaking out against censorship –and whose dismissal was found to be unlawful by the Labour Court – cannot return to work on Wednesday because the state broadcaster is going to appeal the ruling.

Gugu Zulu's family don't blame Trek4Mandela for his death

During an emotionally charged memorial service in honour of late racing car driver Gugu Zulu‚ at Kyalami Race Track on Tuesday‚ his family quashed swirling backlash against the Trek4Mandela organisation.
New modern city bus - Stock image

Joburg’s dual fuel buses good for job creation: Vadi

By December‚ the City of Johannesburg will have 181 buses operating on dual fuel.

Armed guards and police guard damaged ATMs at mall after tornado

Armed guards and police officers on Tuesday evening were guarding ATM machines of four major banks at the Phumulani Mall in Tembisa‚ Ekurhuleni‚ which was struck by a tornado a few hours earlier.

Union accuses ANC of double standards

The ANC failed to unite in defending President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla debacle compared to how it protected former president Thabo Mbeki when reports emerged that millions were spent to finance his retirement home.
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