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ANC to offer funeral policies to members and supporters

ANC to offer funeral policies to members and supporters

The ANC will soon be offering its own funeral policy scheme for the benefit of its members and supporter base, the party announced on Thursday.

Family angry after son forced to take 'drug test' because his eyes looked suspicious

The family of a 16-year-old boy who was assaulted in full view of other pupils at Monument High School in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, have slammed the school for conducting a drug test on him because "his eyes looked suspicious".

Transport MEC Mxolisi Kaunda to replace Zandile Gumede as Durban mayor

The eThekwini metro mayor-elect is Mxolisi Kaunda, the current MEC for Transport in KwaZulu-Natal, the ANC announced on Thursday.

Man critically injured in fall down lift shaft at Bloemfontein mall

A man was critically injured after falling down a lift shaft at a shopping mall in the Bloemfontein CBD on Thursday.

WATCH | Rampaging students chase down and hack cattle to death

Protesting University of Fort Hare students were caught on camera chasing down a cow, moments before butchering it.

Don't fight an AK47 with a Bible, KZN cops told at anti-crime launch

There is a new sheriff in town and he means business.

Court case postponed after BLF fails to arrive at court

The racial hatred case launched by trade union Solidarity against Black First Land First (BLF) and its spokesperson Lindsay Maasdorp was on Thursday postponed until September 17.

Man arrested for perjury after police dispute his claim of being robbed

A 29-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly committing perjury when he reported a robbery to police in the Centurion area in Gauteng.

Police must pay R300,000 for man's unlawful arrest and week in detention

The Minister of Police should pay R300 000 to a man the police wrongfully arrested in December 2012 and who spent a week in detention before being released.

Wig thief nabbed by cops in Joburg

A man has been arrested for snatching a woman's wig in Johannesburg central, police said on Thursday.

ANC withdraws vote of no confidence against Mashaba

The ANC has withdrawn its motion of no confidence against Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba.

Army guards Eskom workers cutting illegal connections in Khayelitsha

About a month ago, the South African National Defence Force was deployed to various areas on the Cape Flats to assist police with their battle against gangs. But on Tuesday, the army accompanied police to safeguard Eskom workers who were removing illegal electricity connections into Qandu-qandu informal settlement in Khayelitsha.

Seriti 'designed a process' to give Zuma what he wanted - De Lille

Good party leader Patricia de Lille weighed in on the matter, agreeing with Selfe's that the report was "whitewash", adding that it aimed to please Zuma.

Magashule suing for R500,000 over 'false claim' he helped form ATM party

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule this week filed a defamation lawsuit against African Transformation Movement (ATM) defector Buyisile Ngqulwana and petitioned the Bloemfontein High Court for R500,000 in damages.

ANC councillor tries to give red beret and T-shirt to 'EFF mayor' Mashaba

It is going to be a long day before Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba knows his fate in the council meeting. Sporadic point of orders became the order of the day on Thursday, constantly delaying proceedings. To make matters worse, ANC councillor Jolidee Matongo pulled out an EFF T-shirt and beret and walked across the room to give them to Mashaba.

Internal investigation under way amid calls for #JusticeforTshego

The death of Tshegofatso Selahle is shaking social media and calls for justice are mounting.

Businessman guilty of using k-word to describe former friend Fani Titi

Politically connected businessman Peter-Paul Ngwenya was found guilty of crimen injuria in the Randburg magistrate's court on Thursday.

Private investigators stumped as cops let 'crowbar kingpin' go free

Private investigators tracking a Cape Town “crowbar gang” say the 12 robberies they have linked to its activities so far this year are “well-organised and professional”.

Makashule Gana may face lawsuit for 'romantic involvement' claims

Democratic Alliance MPL Makashule Gana is facing a R500 000 lawsuit from acting CEO of the Gauteng Enterprise Propellor Leah Manenzhe.

Heads must roll of municipal officials behind illegal VBS Bank investments - Maile

Gauteng MEC for cooperative governance Lebogang Maile has written letters to the mayors of the West Rand district and Merafong local municipalities demanding action against officials behind the illegal investments into the failed VBS bank. The West Rand district municipality had invested R612m and Merafong City R50m in the bank which was, according to a report by lawyer Terry Motau and Werskmans Attorneys, looted by politically connected individuals of almost R2bn in over three years.

Could intensive care at a public hospital cripple you financially?

Banging on free treatment in public hospitals, if you need it? Think again, because public hospitals may charge you if you earn above a certain amount.

KZN high school pupils protest, demanding daily 'smoke break'

Pupils at a high school in Umzinto have made an unusual demand, protesting as a result.

Ace Magashule touched on his studio by popularity survey

The ANC has defended Ace Magashule after a survey revealed that its secretary-general was the least popular high-profile political leader in the country.

Old Mutual issues another termination notice to Peter Moyo

Old Mutual‚ which is under pressure from shareholders to end its bruising public battle with Peter Moyo‚ says it has issued the axed CEO with a further notice terminating his employment.

15 things you need to know about debt relief

If you’re expecting to have your debts written off now that the debt relief bill has been signed into law, don’t. 

EFF asks for adjournment ahead of vote of no confidence in Mashaba

An adjournment has been requested by the EFF in the Johannesburg council which is to decide on a motion of no confidence against mayor Herman Mashaba. Speaker of council Vasco Da Gama announced that the motion of no confidence would be discussed sooner than usual as some councillors had to leave early.

Four people killed on M1 highway morning crash

Four people were killed on Thursday morning on the M1 Highway near the Xavier off ramp when a taxi crashed into the back of a bus.

ANC councillors confident ahead of vote of no confidence in Mashaba

ANC councillors are in a jubilant mood ahead of the Johannesburg council meeting where a vote of no confidence on mayor Herman Mashaba is to be decided on Thursday.

Why an endowment policy might not be right for you

A product provider or an adviser should tell you all the material terms about a financial product so that you can make an informed decision on whether or not it's a suitable investment for you.
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