Police Launch Manhunt For Foreign National In Car Parts Crimes

Police launch manhunt for foreign national in car parts crimes

File picture: SAPS Twitter JOHANNESBURG – Police officers in Gauteng have launched a search for a foreign national following the provincial vehicle-crime investigating unit’s latest recovery of vehicle parts.  The recovery has since been linked to at least nine cases of either hijacked or stolen vehicles reported at different police stations in the province, Gauteng […]
Major Breakthrough In Port Elizabeth Retirement Home Murders

Major breakthrough in Port Elizabeth retirement home murders

File Picture PORT ELIZABETH – Police officers have arrested five people, including an old age home caregiver, after two elderly women were murdered in their rooms at a retirement centre in Stella Londt Drive in Port Elizabeth this week, Eastern Cape police said. It was alleged that on Thursday, at about 5.45am, staff found two […]
The Economics Of Having A Baby In South Africa: How Much It Costs

The economics of having a baby in South Africa: how much it costs

Having a baby is a huge financial and emotional commitment, and ensuring your finances and healthcare are in order before your bundle of joy arrives will give peace of mind. The average cost of a Caesarean section in South Africa during 2019, according to Guardrisk’s Admed Gap Cover claims received, excluding hospital stay, is R38,000 […]
Ramaphosa Meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi In Durban

Ramaphosa meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Durban

President Cyril Ramaphosa met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Durban. Picture: Supplied Durban – President Cyril Ramaphosa met State Councilor and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Durban on Friday. Ramaphosa asked Wang Yi to convey cordial greetings and good wishes to President Xi Jinping. He said, South Africa attached great importance to the […]
Swift Police Response Leads To Two Business Robbery Suspects Nabbed

Swift police response leads to two business robbery suspects nabbed

File picture: SAPS Twitter EKURHULENI – The collaboration between members of the community and the South African Police Service (SAPS) has yet again proven to be effective resulting in the arrest of armed robbers and the recovery of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition in Germiston in Ekurhuleni on Friday afternoon, Gauteng police said. It was […]
Grade 12 Learner Stabbed 6 Times At North West School

Grade 12 learner stabbed 6 times at North West school

File picture Rustenburg – A Grade 12 learner was stabbed six times, allegedly by another learner at Kebonang Secondary School in Mmabatho near Mafikeng, the North West Education department said on Friday. Department spokesperson Elias Malindi said the Grade 12 learner, aged 23, was allegedly stabbed by another Grade 12 learner, aged 21, on Thursday, […]
Case Against Marikana Mineworkers Postponed To February

Case against Marikana mineworkers postponed to February

File picture Mogwase – Anele Zonke and 16 other Marikana mineworkers facing multiple charges relating to the violent strike in 2012, briefly appeared in the North West High Court sitting in Mogwase on Friday. The case against them was postponed to February 10, due to an application they made at the High Court in Pretoria […]
Suspects Arrested After Police Seize Firearms, Drugs And Stolen Vehicle

Suspects arrested after police seize firearms, drugs and stolen vehicle

Several suspects have been arrested for various crimes ranging from being in possession of illegal firearms, dealing in drugs and hijacking in Cape Town. Picture: Supplied/ SAPS Cape Town – Several suspects have been arrested for various crimes, ranging from being in possession of illegal firearms, dealing in drugs and hijacking, in Cape Town, Western […]
Woman Robbed At Pe Frail Care Centre During Load Shedding

Woman robbed at PE frail care centre during load shedding

File picture: Antoine de Ras/Independent Media. Port Elizabeth – Eastern Cape police on Friday said it was investigating a case of house robbery after an elderly woman was robbed at gunpoint at a frail care centre in Port Elizabeth minutes after the lights went out during rotational power cuts.  Police spokeswoman, Captain Sandra Janse Van […]
Where Are All The Black Women In The Flight Deck?

Where are all the black women in the flight deck?

An F/A-18F launches on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea INTERNATIONAL – As gender parity goes, 2019 has seen a slow, steady advancement of women in leadership positions, with women-owned businesses growing at a faster rate than all businesses across the U.S., according to a recent report by American […]
Singapore Joins The War On Sugar

Singapore Joins the War on Sugar

The country, one of Asia’s biggest per capita consumers, plans to implement a ban on ads for packaged drinks with very high sugar content in a health campaign. The move joins government crackdowns on sugar consumption from Chile to South Africa. Picture: Bongani Mbatha/African News Agency (ANA) INTERNATIONAL – Add Singapore to the list of […]
Starbucks Stores That Only Accept Mobile Orders Sure Beat The Line

Starbucks stores that only accept mobile orders sure beat the line

INTERNATIONAL – How worried should we be about Starbucks’s recent announcement that it plans to begin testing a new type of store that only takes orders via mobile app — no cashiers? At first glance the image seems vaguely dystopian: person after person filing through, inevitably wearing AirPods, to pick up caffeine-and-sugar infusions they ordered […]
It Failure Temporarily Shuts Down Production At Porsche

IT failure temporarily shuts down production at Porsche

Photo: File. INTERNATIONAL – Production at the German sports car manufacturer came to a temporary halt because of a major IT failure, Porsche confirmed to Xinhua on Wednesday. A Porsche spokesperson stressed that an internal problem was the reason for the failure, not an external cyberattack. A defective data storage unit triggered the problem while […]
Da Set To Deliberate On New Review Panel Report

DA set to deliberate on new Review panel report

Democratic Alliance (DA) Spokesperson Solly Malatsi says a Review panel report has been handed to the party, and members will start to deliberate on it shortly. DA Chief Executive Paul Boughey resigned after the report recommended that he, and party leader Mmusi Maimane, step aside. The report was compiled by former party leader Tony Leon […]
Zille, Trollip Dominate Da Federal Chair Race – Analyst

Zille, Trollip dominate DA Federal Chair race – Analyst

Some political analysts believe the race for federal council leader is mainly between two of the party’s heavyweights, former party leader Helen Zille and Athol Trollip. However, others feel Thomas Walters and Mike Waters have a fighting chance. Proceedings at the DA’s Federal Council meeting are underway at the party’s headquarters in Johannesburg. The party […]
Expropriation Of Land Without Compensation Will Never Happen In Sa: Motlanthe

Expropriation of land without compensation will never happen in SA: Motlanthe

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe says the expropriation of land without compensation will never happen in South Africa. He was addressing a property summit in Sandton, north of Johannesburg on Friday night. Motlanthe spoke about the challenges of land restitution, reform, redistribution and security of tenure covered in a High Level Panel, which he led, and […]
Speculation, Anticipation Ahead Of Da’s Federal Council Meeting

Speculation, anticipation ahead of DA’s Federal Council meeting

Speculation is rife ahead of the Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Council meeting this weekend, where the party is expected to elect a new federal council chairperson and discuss the organizational review panel report ahead of the 2021 local government elections. Former DA leader Helen Zille, Federal Chairperson Athol Trollip, the council’s deputy chairperson Thomas Walters […]
Villa Fight Back To Secure Last Gasp Win Over 10 Man Brighton

Villa fight back to secure last-gasp win over 10-man Brighton

Aston Villa’s Matt Targett celebrates scoring his side’s second goal during their Premier League match against Brighton and Hove Albion at Villa Park on Saturday. Photo: Nick Potts/AP BIRMINGHAM – Aston Villa ground out a last-gasp 2-1 home win over 10-man Brighton & Hove Albion in a gripping Premier League clash after the visitors took the lead […]
Southampton End Losing Streak With Draw At Wolves

Southampton end losing streak with draw at Wolves

Southampton’s Danny Ings celebrates scoring his side’s first goal of the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers in their English Premier League clash at Molineux on Saturday. Photo: Mike Egerton/AP WOLVERHAMPTON – Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Raul Jimenez scored from the penalty spot to cancel out a second-half goal by Southampton’s Danny Ings in an entertaining 1-1 Premier League draw at […]
Bournemouth Held To Scoreless Draw By Norwich

Bournemouth held to scoreless draw by Norwich

Norwich City’s Kenny McLean, left, and Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson battle for a header during their English Premier League match at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth on Saturday. Photo: Mark Kerton/AP BOURNEMOUTH – Bournemouth and Norwich City both kept their first clean sheets of the season as their Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium finished 0-0 on […]
Polokwane Net Own Goal To Send Arrows Into The Telkom Ko Quarterfinals

Polokwane net own goal to send Arrows into the Telkom KO quarterfinals

Golden Arrows players celebrate after winning their Telkom Knockout clash against Polokwane City. Photo: @OfficialPSL/Twitter DURBAN – Golden Arrows are through to the quarterfinals of the Telkom Knockout after a 1-0 win over Polokwane City in a first-round clash at the Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The score was 0-0 after 90 minutes, […]