If you are white, you are shite… That’s the opinion of the Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (Limusa) who rejected the appointment of Daniel du Toit as the group chief executive of state-owned arms manufacturer Denel, saying the minister of public enterprises must implement employment equity recommendations.
Let’s not fool ourselves. If the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga says 8 out of ten pupils passed matric, she was supposed to say only 4 out of ten really made the grade.
If by Tuesday next week you are not paid R20 per hour, it’s illegal.
Discriminatory practices at beaches across South Africa must be brought to an end, says Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.
The South African government announced on its official website - www.sanews.gov.za - that the country successfully launched “into space” the continent’s most advanced nano-satellite. We were wondering if the government did not launch it into space, where else they intended to do so? Into the ocean?
The 2019 Rugby World Cup is drawing closer and it is, indeed, that time of the four-year cycle for South Africans vast and varied to put their individual and collective hearts on the line.
Clifton’s beaches are not exclusive spots for the rich and famous to enjoy on their own. It’s open for everybody.That’s the message from the City of Cape Town after private security guards - apparently acting on instruction of residents - bullied beach goers to leave Clifton Fourth Beach.
If you have been out drinking and driving over this festive period in Johannesburg and you haven’t been ‘klapped’ by Mayor Herman Mashaba’s new Evidential Breath Alcotest Machine (EBAT), you are merely lucky. This piece of wizardly has devious powers to ensure you get locked up.
If it sounds to good to be true, it normally is. And that’s why the Democratic Alliance (DA) is a bit wary of a R21 billion private loan reportedly now offered to the beleaguered national carrier, the South African Aircraize (SAA).
Call them former terrorists, call them freedom fighters. Call them whatever you like. The one thing we do know is that they will not get their promotions - well, not for now.
SA’s former sports minister enjoyed his all expenses paid family jolly in Dubai but now he is facing the consequences.
The state’s legal system is starting to play different tunes as soon as The Bulldog threatens to bite.
Seeing that the national government could not manage the country’s water sources even if they lived in the times of Noah, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) and Water Shortage South Africa (WSSA) have announced they will collaborate to establish an Independent National Water Regulator in South Africa.
With finance costs of R359 million, losses of R1.7 billion, accumulated losses of R5.2 billion and possible irregular expenditure of R1.9 billion, South African state-owned aerospace and military technology conglomerate Denel is in a financial tailspin.
A fascinating exhibition entitled ‘Unshackled History: The Wreck of the Slave Ship, São José, 1794’ opens tonight at the Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town.
The DA led Western Cape Government is taking the lead in ensuring that the province becomes the first truly ‘smart’ and connected province in South Africa.
Black consciousness splinter group Black First Land First (BLF) can find themselves banned from next year’s general election after calls by its leader for members to kill five white people for every one black person that dies because of taxi violence.
Despite load shedding and other ills proudly served up for the benefit of South African voters, their support are starting to pivot back the ruling ANC while opposition parties such as the DA and EFF are starting to see a decline voter embracement.
The blackouts ironically started on Black Friday - and now it seems it will never stop.
Like water under a bridge - that’s how Water Department is wasting money
New Zealand’s Wyatt Crockett will captain the Barbarians against Argentina in the Killik Cup match at Twickenham on Saturday (2.30pm)