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South Africans rally around Semenya for IAAF challenge

South Africans have expressed support for golden girl Caster Semenya, who announced that she will challenge the eligibility regulations of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). In an array of tweets, South Africans expressed their support for the two-time gold medallist in the women’s 800-metre event, saying she is the pride of the nation […]

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Democratic Alliance (DA) statement: Gauteng Health Department slow to act on the wasteful R500m contract by DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC – Jack Bloom MPL

The Gauteng Health Department has not yet concluded an investigation into an R500 million data storage contract with Telkom that it admits was totally unnecessary. Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa says in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature that there is an ongoing investigation and “fieldwork is currently being conducted across […]

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Solidarity statement: Action against Denel top brass a step in the right direction – Solidarity

Trade union Solidarity today welcomed the long-awaited action taken against the remaining members of the Denel top four. This comes after allegations of gross financial mismanagement recently became public. According to Solidarity Deputy General Secretary Deon Reyneke, Solidarity and its members still had the expectation following the resignation of the Denel Group’s former CEO, Zwelakhe […]

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Five nabbed for manufacturing TIK

Police Minister Bheki Cele has welcomed the arrests of five suspects linked to an underground drug syndicate. The five, aged between 37 and 43, were arrested on Sunday following a joint investigation by the Western Cape and Gauteng Hawks, Crime Intelligence Counter Narcotics, Gauteng Public Oder Police and Forensic Science Laboratory. According to police, the […]