WATCH: Tensions mar handover of house for Coligny’s mother

Matlhomola Mosweu’s mother, Agnes Mosweu (far right holding a baby) and family members at the official ceremony to hand over a two bedroomed house to them in Coligny on Human Rights Day. Photo: Molaole Montsho Coligny – The death of Coligny teenager Matlhomola Mosweu must bring the community together, North West Premier Job Mokgoro said... Read More

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  • Affordable housing activists take over Rondebosch golf course

    At issue is the fact that “Rondebosch Golf Course uses about 45 full-sized soccer fields and only pays R1 000 rent a year. That’s unfair, it could be used to built 2 500 new homes”, Reclaim the City tweeted. Photo: Twitter / Reclaim the City Cape Town – Around 200 Reclaim the City activists took over... Read More

Help police bring missing Dannhauser teen home

Slindelo Khumalo, aged 14, was last seen by her family on February 25. Photo: Supplied Cape Town – Police in Dannhauser in KwaZulu-Natal have appealed for help in tracing a missing teenager in Dannhauser near Ladysmith. Police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele, said Slindelo Khumalo, aged 14, of Martha Farm in Dannhauser was last seen by... Read More

Tip-off leads to arrest of bogus doctor in Nigel

File picture: Pexels JOHANNESBURG – The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) said on Wednesday that a bogus doctor was arrested in Nigel in Gauteng following a tip-off. HPCSA spokesperson Priscilla Sekhonyana said: “The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in collaboration with the South Africa Product Regulatory Authority and the Provincial Organised... Read More

Five sentenced to lengthy jail terms for man’s murder

File picture: Pixabay CAPE TOWN –  The Bloemfontein High Court has sentenced five men to lengthy jail terms for the murder of a 27-year-old man in Thaba Nchu, Free State police said on Wednesday. Police spokesperson, Sergeant Martin Xuma said Mnyamezeli Majuba, 39, James Kwababa, 37, Maleho Mekoa, 37, Vuyani Tobi, 37, and Bokang Maselo,... Read More

Shock after Durban attorney found dead

File picture: SAPS Twitter Durban- A Chatsworth attorney has been found dead in his office on Wednesday afternoon.  While police are still investigating what happened, it is believed that the attorney was found in his office in Florence Nightingale Road in Bayview, Chatsworth on Wednesday.  He sustained a gunshot wound.  It is alleged that he had... Read More

Sustainable students: How easy is it to be more environmentally-friendly?

Image caption Helen, Will and their four housemates took on the challenge Student housemates from Loughborough University have been challenged to live more sustainably, with weekly challenges set by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. How did they get on? Plastics challenge The students were challenged to reduce their plastic use by 75%, which they found... Read More

Who is the UK’s £100bn benefits bill spent on?

Image copyright Getty Images Paying benefits to people of working age is a big part of what the government does. In fact, it spends more on these benefits than it does on education or national defence and policing. They account for roughly £1 in every £8 the government spends, or about £100bn a year. This... Read More

Michelle Obama book vies with Trump exposé at book awards

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The awards will be given out in London in May This year’s British Book Awards is dominated by two US heavyweights: former First Lady Michelle Obama and President Donald Trump. Obama’s memoir, Becoming, goes head to head with Michael Wolff’s White House exposé Fire and Fury in the narrative... Read More

‘Baby Grady’ gives hope to infertile boys with cancer

Image copyright Oregon Health and Science University Image caption Grady aged 11 months old Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards helping boys with cancer stay fertile, thanks to a baby monkey called Grady. Cancer treatment can damage a boy’s undeveloped testes and leaves a third of survivors infertile in adulthood. Baby Grady... Read More