Amcu ‘hopeful’ Sibanye strike will come to end with CCMA proposal


File Photo: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko. DURBAN – The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said on Tuesday that it had been mandated by its members to accept a proposed settlement agreement to break a wage negotiation deadlock at Sibanye-Stillwater.  The proposal had been advanced by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), however it was... Read More

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    File photo: African News Agency (ANA) PORT ELIZABETH – Humansdorp police in the Eastern Cape have released an identity kit of a man believed to be linked to a murder hit.  Provincial police spokesperson, captain Gerda Swart, said the suspect was between 25 and 30 years of age and approximately 1.60m tall.  She said the... Read More
  • Rustenburg restores dignity of girl child through Lerato le Seriti initiative

    From left to right: Motsei Paledi, Rustenburg sub district manager, Joyce Mashishi-Ntsime, mayoral committee member for roads and transport at the Rustenburg municipality, Julia Sechele, Institution support coordinator Rustenburg sub district, Walter Mogotsi from Standard Bank, Nqobile Ngema, municipal manager at Rustenburg municipality, Mojaki Mogapi, Institution support coordinator Rustenburg sub district. Picture: Supplied RUSTENBURG –... Read More
  • Inquiry into deadly Durban structural collapse to resume in June

    File photo: African News Agency (ANA). JOHANNESBURG – The Department of Labour said on Tuesday that an inquiry into a Durban structural collapse that left four people dead had gone into recess and would reconvene on June 18.  The collapse occurred on March 28 last year on the premises of Imperial Logistics at 11 Milner... Read More

Man accused of sexually assaulting elderly lover’s grandchildren gets bail

File photo: African News Agency (ANA) Cape Town – The young man from Manenberg who allegedly sexually assaulted his 75-year-old girlfriend’s grandchildren was granted bail in the Wynberg Magistrates’ Court on Monday. Keagan Klein, 27, was arrested on Sunday at his elderly girlfriend’s home in Thames Avenue after going on the run for two days.... Read More

Spat over Centurion complex’s ‘unfair’ pet policy turns ugly

Cats were a decade ago welcome in Ireland Gardens, but no longer. Picture: Pexels Pretoria – Cats versus dogs in complexes turned into a legal wrangling before the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, with the owner of a cat who is adamant that it is unfair discrimination to rule that residents may keep dogs, but that... Read More

#SindisoMagaqa murder accused remanded in custody

Harry Gwala Executive Mayor Mluleki Ndobe appears in the Umzimkhulu Magistrate’s Court along with three other accused in connection with the murder of Sindiso Magaqa. Photo: Motshwari Mofokeng/African News Agency(ANA) DURBAN – A senior ANC mayor who was arrested for the murder of former ANC youth league secretary general Sindiso Magaqa will remain in custody... Read More

Armed robbers targeted local restaurants over the weekend

Picture: Marcus-Trapp/Pixabay DURBAN – A gang of armed robbers targeted restaurants and eateries in Morningside, Durban, holding up and robbing patrons and staff at the weekend. “The suspects entered the premises pretending to be customers before pulling out firearms and ordering patrons to put their hands in the air. “The suspects then robbed the business... Read More


Eskom says Stage 4 #Loadshedding to continue on Wednesday

Eskom is set to continue with the implementation of stage 4 load shedding on Wednesday. File photo: Nhlanhla Phillips African News Agency (ANA) DURBAN – Eskom said on Tuesday night that it would continue with Stage 4 load shedding on Wednesday.   On Tuesday night, load shedding would be on Stage 2 from 11pm until 9am... Read More

#CycloneIdai: Death toll in Zimbabwe soars to 150, about 2000 missing

A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe. According to the government, Cyclone Idai has killed more than 100 people in Chipinge and Chimanimani and according to residents the figures could be higher because the hardest hit... Read More

Skiers swallowed by off-piste Austria avalanche

A group of skiers were caught by surprise after being trapped in an off-piste avalanche in the Austrian Alps. A ridge of snow near the village of St Anton am Arlberg they were skiing on collapsed. Fortunately, no-one was injured in the incident, but the skiers did have to be rescued.

E-scooters, hoverboards – the tech transforming travel

Image copyright Getty Images Electric scooters and other new modes of transport could be allowed on Britain’s roads under a wide-ranging review. It is currently illegal to ride powered scooters – which can travel up to 30mph – on public roads or pavements, but the government has said the traffic laws are “a barrier to... Read More