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Mantashe issues stern warning to ANC MPs intent on removing Zuma in parly

It would be ‘the worst day of my life’ should the party’s parliamentarians follow opposition parties’ command, Mantashe says.

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has reportedly sent the ruling party’s strongest warning yet to its MPs who plan to vote with opposition parties in the upcoming vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Mantashe issues stern warning to ANC MPs intent on removing Zuma in parly

Mantashe issues stern warning to ANC MPs intent on removing Zuma in parly

It would be ‘the worst day of my life’ should the party’s parliamentarians follow opposition parties’ command, Mantashe says.

City and SuperSport keen on Chiefs’ Moleko

City and SuperSport keen on Chiefs’ Moleko

Cape Town City and SuperSport United are reportedly interested in signing Kaizer Chiefs defender Kgotso Moleko.
SA may just be a few inches from the throes of a mafia state – SACC

SA may just be a few inches from the throes of a mafia state – SACC

The council says the country is facing a far greater problem than corruption.
‘Illegal’ eviction of West Rand squatter camp sets EFF and DA on collision course

‘Illegal’ eviction of West Rand squatter camp sets EFF and DA on collision course

The City of Joburg fails to answer whether there is a valid court order for this eviction, while EFF warns the DA-led council there will be consequences
BCom student excluded from Rhodes University for 10 years for rape

BCom student excluded from Rhodes University for 10 years for rape

The vice chancellor said the university had a zero-tolerance for sexual and gender-based violence.
Mayor splurges R1.7m of taxpayers money on KFC, Nandos and hotels – DA

Mayor splurges R1.7m of taxpayers money on KFC, Nandos and hotels – DA

It is alleged that Mofokeng had spent R1,772,549.28 to date on KFC, Nandos and the Shakespeare Inn.
Friends and family gather to pay tribute to Mandla Hlatswayo

Friends and family gather to pay tribute to Mandla Hlatswayo

Close friends and family of late radio personality and actor Mandla Hlatswayo have been meeting everyday to pay tribute to him.

City and SuperSport keen on Chiefs’ Moleko

Cape Town City and SuperSport United are reportedly interested in signing Kaizer Chiefs defender Kgotso Moleko.

Former tax collector employee nabbed for fraud

The suspect unlawfully submitted fraudulent tax returns on behalf of private individuals.

Reality show wars: Bonang vs DJ Zinhle

Both DJ Zinhle and Bonang have reality shows that will air around the same time.

Cassper on cocaine: I thought it would fly into my nose

Cassper was speaking at a listening session for his new album, Thuto.

I’m heartbroken – father of murdered American tourist

‘My world has changed ever since that phone call. I screamed and cried and cried and cried,’ the father said.

WATCH: High-speed chase leads to arrest in Ekurhuleni

The vehicle was allegedly stolen in 2016.

Car collides with a train in Randfontein

The driver is in a stable condition and sustained mild to moderate injuries, paramedics says.

R211m to be pumped into Nelson Mandela Bay informal settlements

The money from the Urban Settlements Development Grant will see the metro surface all surrounding gravel roads and install street lighting.

lifestyle

‘Beliebers’ pack Cape Town stadium for Justin Bieber

After the opening acts by Aeowon Wolf and Sketchy Bongo, Bieber took to the stage and delivered hits from his Purpose album, including Sorry and Purpose.

Bonang on her parents’ divorce, what she spends her money on

With an estimated income of R200k just from the Revlon deal, Bonang tells us where all that money goes.

Somizi and Tumi Morake to host Sama 23

Sama 23 will be held at Sun City Superbowl in North West on May 27 and will be broadcast live on SABC1 at 8pm.

Bob Marley’s son, a superstar in his own right, announces Joburg gig

Damian Robert Nesta Marley, also known as Junior Gong and more recently as Gongzilla, is the son of Bob Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, who was Miss World 1976.

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City and SuperSport keen on Chiefs’ Moleko

Cape Town City and SuperSport United are reportedly interested in signing Kaizer Chiefs defender Kgotso Moleko.

PSL congratulates new league champs Wits

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has congratulated newly-crowned Absa Premiership champions, Bidvest Wits.

Mourinho plays down Fellaini injury fears

Jose Mourinho eased fears over Marouane Fellaini’s fitness ahead of the Europa League final after the Manchester United midfielder was forced off with an injury in Wednesday’s 0-0 draw at Southampton.

Jonevret rues missed chances

Orlando Pirates coach Kjell Jonevret was once again left disappointed after his team were held to a 0-0 by Ajax Cape Town at the Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night.

sport

Two former Proteas coaches to help pick next national mentor

Gary Kirsten and Eric Simons will have to judge whether Cricket South Africa should keep Russell Domingo or change things.

Don’t you worry about my form, says AB de Villiers

The Proteas one-day skipper hardly set this year’s IPL alight but insists he’s hitting the ball well. Also, where should he bat?

Lotto: Sascoc not at risk yet

The National Lotteries Commission insisted it still recognised the organisation as the nation’s macro sports body.

Omar Fraile gives SA’s Di-Data first Giro stage win

The Spaniard is also now the joint King of the Mountains of the Giro d’Italia.

business

This is not the time to panic, says FNB

Themba Mabizela, FNB’s business head for Gauteng South and Central says there are better things to do than panic at a time like this.

Business incubator hub to be launched in Braamfontein

The digital hub is aimed at assisting startup businesses and to foster entrepreneurship.

Lynne Brown implicated in Gupta-Eskom deal – report

The minister reportedly misled parliament last year about contracts between Eskom and Trillian Capital Partners.

Stuttafords shuts stores as rescue prospects grow dim

Its survival hinges on another amended rescue plan.

world

Turkey calls for ouster of US envoy for anti-IS coalition

However, Ankara is now hopeful about the future of the relationship with Washington under Donald Trump.

Ethiopia sentences Al Qaeda and Al Shabaab militants to lengthy jail terms

The Ethiopian Federal High Court accused them of planning to carry out terror attacks inside the East African country.

Nigerian MP in court for falsifying varsity certificates

Nigeria has a reputation for corruption, a scourge the APC pledged to address when it came to power in 2015.

Ukraine’s presidency says website attacked by Russia

IT specialists and Western governments are rarely able to pin a hacking attack directly on the Kremlin but often accuse groups close to the Russian government.

opinion

Girls always at risk from broken men

At the rate things are going, the girl child in South Africa will always be at risk.

Opposition parties need JZ to stick around

For any form of coalition government to have a chance of ousting the ANC in 2019, Zuma needs to remain in the hot seat.

R7bn resource just leaking away

A study done by the University of Stellenbosch indicates that this country suffers billions in water losses annually.

Police mudslinging is taking us nowhere

McBride has proved himself a formidable force in the tangled warp and weft of the political tapestry.

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