31 August 2016, 17:39:21

High school hair protest reveals deep-lying discrimination

A striking visual of a Pretoria High School for Girls pupil with her hands up crossed in clear protest was etched in many minds this past weekend - the last of this year's Women's Month.

Ntshumayelo yet to appeal his four-year ban for testing positive for cocaine

Thandani Ntshumayelo and his representatives are yet to lodge an appeal on his four-year ban for testing positive for cocaine‚ says SA Institute for Drug Free Sport CEO Khalid Galant.
14 April 2016. THE LONG HAUL: The DA mayoral candidate for the Nelson Mandela Bay metro,  Athol   Trollip , has
been campaigning for almost a year. Pic: Simphiwe Nkwali. © Sunday Times.

Nelson Mandela Bay's bus system‚ water leaks among Athol Trollip's first 100 days' priorities

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip has listed a number of priorities for his first days in office at a heated council meeting which saw the ANC and DA butting heads over the water restrictions‚ rules of council and finger-pointing.

People not slaves to liberation party

When the time to go back to Zimbabwe from Mozambique at the end of the Zimbabwean war of liberation arrived, the militant Edgar Tekere is said to have expressed his profound fear of governance.
19/08/2016. NEW BROOM:  Solly   Msimanga  with Marietha Aucamp at his swearing-in ceremony on Friday. © Supplied

Tshwane’s Msimanga pulls the plug on ‘lavish dinners and lunches’

City of Tshwane executive mayor Solly Msimanga has announced two immediate changes which will be used to cut costs in his new administration.

Jimmy Manyi adds to Gordhan's heavy load after opening a case against him

Former director-general Jimmy Manyi has contributed further to finance minister Pravin Gordhan's stress.

SA's oldest councillor‚ 90‚ forced out of meeting for wearing red EFF overalls

The country’s oldest councillor‚ 90-year old Mthuthuzeli Spelman – and three fellow EFF councillors – were forcibly removed from a Mbizana council meeting in the Eastern Cape for allegedly flouting the dress code.

Traditional Muthi stands test of time

African traditional medicine was there during the time of our forefathers, and will be there in the future.
KwaZulu-Natal emergency rescue services on scene of a bus crash on the Umbumbulu road towards Adams Mission‚ south of Durban. ER24's Rusell Meiring said at least 40 children were injured as a bus rolled down an embankment. He said there were various injuries among the children aged between 15 and 18. Picture supplied by ER24

150 school children hurt in road accidents in five days in KZN

Thirty-seven school children were injured in two accidents while being taken to school in Durban early on Wednesday.
South African women supporting natural hair movement. Picture Credit: Supplied

Picture of the day: Women share their #BlackGirlMagic in a response to the hair politics furore

South African women have shared images of themselves wearing their natural as a direct response to the current wave of the hair-politics-furore that has gripped the country.
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