30 September 2016, 16:48:39

Yet another pay increase for Hlaudi Motsoeneng

The annual report released by the public broadcaster has revealed that controversial SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng received a massive salary hike‚ taking his annual package from R3.8-million to R4.2million in the past financial year.

The Dirty Secrets of Japan’s Illegal Ivory Trade

New evidence of Japan’s failure to control illegal ivory trading at a time when Africa’s elephants face extinction is revealed in a damning report just released.

ANC reformers await outcome of NEC indaba

ANC activists who earlier march to the party’s headquarters calling for the resignation of President Jacob Zuma will determine their next move after the party’s national executive committee (NEC) meeting this weekend.

JSE asked to cough up R1 billion for students

The Congress of South African Students marched to the JSE on Friday to voice their grievances over the cost of tertiary education and to ask for R1 billion.
A #FeesMustFall protester addresses thousands of UCT students and staff who want the institution to reopen on Monday. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

Thousands hold silent protest to keep UCT doors of learning open

Thousands of students and staff heeded a call to sit down for an hour and read in silence on the steps of the University of Cape Town (UCT) upper campus on Friday.
Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo of AbaThembu
Probably the most controversial on the list, Dalindyebo is currently on a hospital bed in prison.
He was sentenced to 12 years in prison for assault, arson, kidnapping and defeating the ends of justice in October 2015.

Royalty to meet Zuma about freeing King Dalindyebo

Four Eastern Cape royals will meet the ANC’s top six‚ led by President Jacob Zuma‚ to plead for the release of the jailed abaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.
#FeesMustFall protest. Picture Credit: Abigail Javier

Wits students vote to go back to lectures

The majority of students at the University of the Witwatersrand want to go back to class on Monday.
UKZN students march Picture: JACKIE CLAUSEN

KZN students weep as bail is denied

Some of University KwaZulu-Natal students burst into tears when their bail application was delayed in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday afternoon.

It's racists 10, Fifa 0

It would be a gross exaggeration on my part to say I have been shocked by Fifa's announcement this week that it has disbanded its anti-racism task force.

SABC bosses justify losses: We are not in it for profit

While the SABC bosses, including Hlaudi Motsoeneng, justified the organisation's R411-million loss and R5-billion in irregular and wasteful expenditure, cabinet slammed the decision to reappoint him.
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