Nassita. Breakingnews. News feed for Africa and Caribbean. 
  • Location :
  • lang
  • Web
  • News
  • Companies
  • Showcase

Breakingnews - South Africa

Update every hour.

News

Safe space created for GBV victims at Bishop Lavis Police Station

A brand new GBV desk was opened at Bishop Lavis Police Station on Friday, to mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SCA deciding on jail Zuma should go to is judicial overreach - JZ Foundation

The court found, earlier this week, that Zuma’s release from jail on medical parole was unlawful and that he must return to prison.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC, SACP and COSATU picketing over release of Chris Hani's murderer

The Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that Walus should be granted parole, after his request was denied in 2020.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CoCT boosting local business with Cape Town Entrepreneurship Academy

The City's mayoral member for economic growth, James Vos said the training covers subjects for start-up businesses and is supplied by existing business owners.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

NW's Ditsobotla community wants Ramaphosa to bring stability & service delivery

Ramaphosa will on Saturday visit the municipality as part of the Letsema campaign - where he will be doing door-to-door campaigning and also holding a rally.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Life Esidimeni Inquest: Lawyer pokes holes in Makgabo Manamela’s testimony

Hodes is the legal representative for former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu, who headed up the department when more than 140 mental health patients died.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Life Esidimeni Inquest: Manamela poised to enter week 4 of testimony

Proceedings were adjourned on Friday, when Manamela told the court she did not recognise parts of a report she is said to have submitted to the department on the marathon transfer project.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

9th Royal Sabbath and Umgidi ceremony to take place at Enyokeni Royal Palace

The historic ceremony was established following a reconciliation process between the Zulu monarch and the Nazareth church.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Beachgoers warned of potential shark activity around Strand Beach

The warning comes after a whale carcass washed up on Strand beach near the Pavilion on Friday.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

NPA reviewing all TRC case decisions and records

Currently, 129 cases have been enrolled and are in various stages of investigation and prosecution.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Buthelezi 'deeply pained' by Prince Mbongiseni Zulu's murder

The prince and his bodyguard were shot by unknown men in Nongoma, Northern Kwazulu-Natal on Thursday night.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Treasury notes Fitch's BB- rating for South Africa

Fitch said that it took into consideration the recent over-performance of revenue and government's strong efforts to control expenditure.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CoCT investigating killing of three pit bulls by community members

The City's mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith said the public must be educated about animal welfare.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Joy of Jazz: Mandisi Dyantyis, Msaki, Thandiswa Mazwai set to perform on Sat

The festival hosted its first concert on Friday after a two-year hiatus owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Saturday 26 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Czech crime boss Krejcir’s lawyers approached by Netflix for documentary

Radovan Krejcir’s attorney, Nastasja Otrebski, said a producer by the name of Sian asked her if Krejcir would be interested in a Netflix documentary based on him.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC electoral chief Motlanthe rebukes Sisulu over 'puzzling' nomination dispute

Lindiwe Sisulu claimed that the committee erred when counting the number of branch general nominations for the position of ANC president.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC to respond to Lindiwe Sisulu’s formal complaint on presidential nominations

She insists nominations in her favour from branch general meetings were not taken into consideration.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Black Friday's biggest sales: nappies, oil and surprisingly, air fryers

Just in time for payday, the big Black Friday shopping day has arrived. Eyewitness News was at numerous stores to find out what people were buying.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Life Esdimeni Inquest: Lawyer pokes holes in Makgabo Manamela’s testimony

Hodes is the legal representative for former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu, who headed up the department when more than 140 mental health patients died.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Joy of Jazz set to close off two-day festival on Friday

The festival hosted its first concert on Thursday after a two-year hiatus.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Nkoana-Mashabane wants to see women become self-sufficient and stand on own feet

Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Maite Nkoana-Mashabane was speaking at the launch of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in Nasrec on Friday.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

KZN Cogta appeals to public for info on murder of Prince Mbongiseni Zulu

Zulu was killed in Nongoma, northern KwaZulu-Natal, on Thursday night.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

National Assembly expected to recommend SABC board members next week

On Thursday, the communications and digital technologies committee decided on the 12 candidates, which include former SABC head of news, Phathiswa Magopeni, and former Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MP Magdalene Moonsamy.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Date for e-toll gantries switch off yet to be finalised - Mamabolo

There are more than 40 gantries across the province, including massive overhead structures along the N1, N3, N12 and R21.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC in Tshwane protest against poor service delivery

The African National Congress in Tshwane marched against poor service delivery on 25 November 2022.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

NPA says it’s explaining delays to families of Cradock Four

The NPA said that it was making greater efforts to engage the families of apartheid-era crimes, after several complaints that it was failing in this regard.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Case against Enyobeni Tavern owner, husband postponed

The couple are each facing two counts of selling liquor to underage children.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Pupil (9) dies of injuries after school transport accident in Azaadville

The grade 3 pupil from Dr Yusuf Dadoo Primary School succumbed to his injuries while receiving medical attention from the accident that left two others in a critical conditions.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Priscilla Morris handed hefty sentence for murder of baby Caswell Frans

Foster mother and baby killer, Priscilla Morris, has been sentenced to an effective 30 years behind bars after being convicted of child abuse, murder and defeating or obstructing the course of justice.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

NPA to appoint senior legal counsel to review progress on TRC cases

The NPA told Parliament on Friday that it wanted to work through all the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) referrals within the next three to five years.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Manuel: Union stalwart John Ernstzen was champion of working class rights

Ernstzen was at the helm of the Cape Town Municipal Workers' Association, the largest union in the Western Cape, for more than two decades. He passed away this week.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

It's taking too long to see positive change in govt depts, SOEs - AG Maluleke

Auditor-General (AG) Tsakani Maluleke said that the progress was even slower at municipal level in terms of performance and audit outcomes.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

16 Days of Activism: Cost of GBV has enormous toll on economy, says NGO

Many often forget the financial impact gender-based violence has on not only survivors, but also the organisations who help them.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Tshegofatso Pule's family confident Ntuthuko Shoba's appeal bid won't be granted

Ntuthuko Shoba, the mastermind behind Tshegofatso Pule's murder, was sentenced to life in prison in July this year, while the hitman he hired to do the job was sentenced to 20 years.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Former mafia boss claims prison conditions have affected him mentally

Convicted Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir is testifying at the Kempton Park Magistrates Court in his application to have 2016 attempted prison escape charges against him struck off the roll.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ntuthuko Shoba applies for leave to appeal murder conviction & life sentence

Earlier in 2022, the court found Shoba guilty of orchestrating Pule's murder by hiring a hitman to carry out the crime.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Retail consumer research finds SAns still find Black Friday relevant

The retailer says essential items like clothing - and small appliances including air fryers, toasters, kettles, blenders and iron - are among the top picks this year.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Black Friday: Massmart workers begin 48-hour picket over wages

Workers demand a 12% wage increase but Massmart is willing to offer a 4.5% increase.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Former ActionSA KZN spokesperson Busi Radebe resigns from party

Three months after leaving her post as provincial spokesperson, Radebe has now resigned from Action SA.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Nthuthuko Shoba applies for leave to appeal murder conviction & life sentence

Earlier in 2022, the court found Shoba guilty of orchestrating Pule's murder by hiring a hitman to carry out the crime.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Black Friday shopping guide: 'Get inside the trolley and ride it'

The consumer frenzy which falls on the final Friday of November will be the first in two years outside of lockdown, with retailers already gearing up for an influx of shoppers.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Eskom's success recipe requires three ingredients, suggests de Ryter

De Ruyter was part of a panel discussing the country's power situation and renewable energy solutions - at the Daily Maverick’s flagship event - The Gathering - in Cape Town on Thursday.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Saftu lays into Sarb governor for punishing consumers with interest rate hike

The central bank added another seventy-five basis points to the repo rate, bringing it up to 7%

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Enyobeni Tavern tragedy: Families of deceased youngsters to march outside court

The registered owner of Enyobeni tavern, Vuyokazi Ndevu, and her husband, Siyakhangela, are expected to appear before the court.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

GP govt, residents may have to contribute to R12.9bn e-toll debt: Mamabolo

During his medium-term budget policy statement on Thursday, Mamabolo revealed that the province needs R12.9bn to settle its portion of the debt.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Senior AmaZulu royal family member shot and killed in Nongoma

The shooting of yet another confidant of King Misuzulu kaZwelithini comes a day before the Umgidi ceremony which is set to take place at Enyokeni royal palace in Nongoma.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Mkhwebane slams DA, Ramaphosa for pursuing personal costs order against her

The DA said the current litigation was designed to further Mkhwebane’s own interests, as opposed to those of her office.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SA Post Office workers give govt month's deadline to respond to wage demands

South African Post Office workers, affiliated with the union, downed tools on Thursday over wage increase demands as well as grievances relating to their medical aid and back pay.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Radovan Krejčíř accuses media of smear tactics ahead of cross-examination

Krejčíř claimed there was a coordinated media effort to put pressure on officials to charge him with attempting to escape from prison in 2016.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Consumers expected to chase Black Friday deals amid tough economic conditions

The consumer frenzy which falls on the final Friday of November will be the first in two years outside after the COVID-19 lockdown, with retailers already gearing up for an influx of shoppers.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Who do you think will be in the ANC's top six?

As the African National Congress moves closer to its elective conference in December, Eyewitness News politics associate editor Tshidi Madia provides the weekly update.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC not backing down on ousting Joburg Mayor Phalatse

Phalatse survived another attempt to unseat her as mayor after the African Independent Congress and the African Transformation Movement withdrew their motions on Thursday.

Friday 25 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Joburg ANC vows to table another no-confidence motion against Phalatse

Joburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse survived another attempt to unseat her as mayor after the AIC and ATM withdrew their motions.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Joburg ANC vows to table another no-confidence against Phalatse

Joburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse survived another attempt to unseat her as mayor after the AIC and ATM withdrew their motions.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Krejcir: It's unfair to be in maximum-security when not guilty of prison escape

Radovan Krejcir took the witness stand on Thursday at the Kempton Park Magistrates Court, where he applied to have charges of attempted prison escape struck from the court roll.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ramaphosa: I’ve stayed in contact with ministers regarding ongoing power crisis

Ramaphosa was responding to accusations on Twitter from multiple political parties that he left the country while Eskom’s challenges continued.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Parly may need three more months to pass Electoral Amendment Bill

On Thursday, Parliament’s legal unit warned that next month’s deadline may not be met, should the latest amendments require public input.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Mkhwebane: Ramaphosa, DA approached ConCourt to keep me off Phala Phala probe

Mkhwebane’s fight to reverse her suspension is continuing in the apex court on Thursday.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Gauteng needs R12.9bn to settle e-tolls bill - Mamabolo

Last month, the national government committed to absorbing the R43 billion debt, with Treasury set to cover 70% of that cost. The Gauteng government will compensate for 30% of the debt, which is roughly R12.9 billion.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

High inflation, power cuts 2 major hurdles that must be swiftly addressed - Sarb

In dealing with inflation, the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) has moved to increase the repo rate to stop prices from increasing.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SCA sets aside order muting KZN madrasah's call to prayer

The Durban High Court in August 2020 found the call to prayer, or azaan, from the Madrasah Taleemuddeen Islamic Institute in Isipingo Beach, interfered with its neighbour, Chandra Ellaurie’s, private space and constituted a nuisance. The SCA handed down its ruling on Thursday.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Magopeni poised for return to SABC as board member

Phathiswa Magopeni, who was dismissed from the organisation earlier this year, joins former SABC journalist Dr Renee Horne and Advocate Tseliso Thipanyane, who both feature at the top of the list.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Joburg city council minority parties withdraw Phalatse no-confidence motion

The motion was tabled by both the African Independent Congress (AIC) and the African Transformation Movement (ATM). The parties did not give reasons for their withdrawal.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SA Post Office workers march to Parly, Union Buildings, demand 15% wage hike

Workers kicked off their two-day strike and have urged government to intervene and iron out issues crippling the state-owned enterprise.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Mamabolo: Plans underway to restore Gauteng as prime investment destination

Mamabolo made the commitment during his Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement to the provincial legislature on Thursday afternoon.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Game set for midnight trading as Black Friday returns after COVID restrictions

Retailers were forced to change the way they approach the concept due to restrictions of movements aimed at stopping the spread of the virus.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

State denies that Radovan Krejcir not allowed to consult with legal team

Krejčíř appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrates Court on Thursday where he applied to have the prison escape case against him struck off the court roll.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Man arrested in Durban for possession of 13 explosive devices to remain in jail

Hlomohang Tenki appeared in the Durban Magistrates Court on Thursday. The State alleges that he had intentions to use the explosives to hurt people and to damage property.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Eskom receives diesel supply, to reduce power cuts to stage 3

Eskom says that power cuts will be reduced to stage 3 during Thursday night following a supply of diesel by PetroSA this week.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Parly in ConCourt to fight another Mkhwebane bid to halt impeachment process

The Democratic Alliance and President Cyril Ramaphosa are in the Constitutional Court on Thursday to try and overturn the Western Cape High Court’s September order declaring her suspension invalid and setting it aside.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

MPC hikes repo rate by 75 basis points to 7%

South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said that the monetary policy committee had mixed views on how much the repo rate should be increased by.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

MALAIKA MAHLATSI: An important lesson on gender inequities from the EFF

When it comes to prioritising gender in political leadership, the ANC has a lot to learn from the EFF, writes Malaika Mahlatsi.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Striking post office workers hand over list of demands at Parliament

Workers affiliated to the Communication Workers Union are demanding the resignation of South African Post Office CEO, Nomkhita Mona.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

How the ConCourt judgment on Walus was reached

The Court found that it had to vitiate Lamola's decision as his basis for denying Walus parole in 2020 - the nature of the crime, the seriousness thereof, and the Court’s sentencing remarks were three immutable factors, in 2022, and beyond.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

DA worried about multiple no-confidence motions against Phalatse

The party said the motions would eventually lead to political instability in the city council.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Mzwandile Masina resigns as ANC Ekurhuleni councillor

Masina's resignation comes after he and his regional executive faced backlash for ignoring an instruction to withdraw a motion of no confidence against the city Mayor Tanya Campbell.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Appointment of SABC board a step closer as Parly subcommittee names candidates

The public broadcaster has been without a board after the term of the previous board lapsed in October.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Gauteng’s budget adjusted by R2.4 bn – Finance MEC Mamabolo

Mamabolo presented the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement to the provincial legislature Thursday morning.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ex-MP municipal manager charged in connection with R4.3m Treasury fraud

Nelson Khubeka was arrested after the Hawks found him connected to serious commercial crime, fraud and theft from the National Treasury.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Convicted Czech criminal Krejcir wants prison escape charges struck off the roll

The Department of Correctional Services says that in 2016, Krejcir attempted to break out of the Zonderwater Prison in Pretoria.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Post Office strike: Workers demand removal of CEO & halting salary cuts

Workers belonging to the Communication Workers Union (CWU) are marching to Parliament on Thursday to address issues facing the ailing state-owned enterprise.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Cape taxi strike cost pupils' vital exam time, says Maynier

Around 120 000 pupils and around 2 000 staff missed school on Monday and Tuesday - as taxi drivers stayed home.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SCA to hand down judgment on contentious madrasah call to prayer

In August 2020, the Durban High Court ordered the Madrasah Taleemuddeen Islamic Institute to ensure the call to prayer - or Azaan - couldn’t be heard from inside Chandra Ellaurie’s neighbouring home.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Mkhize takes his ANC presidential campaign outside KZN

Mkhize was joined by other candidates vying for top posts – who seemingly endorsed his campaign to replace Cyril Ramaphosa as party president.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ramaphosa wasn't biased when he suspended Mkhwebane, argues DA

Mkhwebane was facing off against the DA and President Cyril Ramaphosa in the Constitutional Court on Thursday over her suspension.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Pitbull mauls toddler to death in East London

The 15-month-old child who was attacked by a pitbull in East London on Wednesday succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Banks report recent increase in credit demand

The information comes on the eve of Black Friday - a global spending craze that sees some consumers take out short-term loans to make big retail purchases.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Mkhwebane’s fight to hang on to her job, continues in the ConCourt

This was against the backdrop of the impeachment proceedings she’s currently facing in Parliament.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Rape, robbery, carjacking top 3 motives for SA's record kidnapping

Statistics revealed there were more than 4,000 abductions between July and September this year.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Police nab 16 suspects for violent crimes at 2-day WC taxi strike

Cape Town law enforcement officials have responded to this week's taxi strike with anti-crime operations in and around the metro - arresting sixteen suspects, including one who allegedly targeted a bus.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Sisulu called out for 'perpetual' parly absence in pursuit of ANC activities

Sisulu recently ignored a summons by the Tourism Portfolio Committee to respond to outstanding issues involving her ministry.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Mayor Phalatse calls for a rules review in the City of Joburg council

Mayor Mpho Phalatse said the regular tabling of motions of no confidence against her was a threat to service delivery.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Amendment of Public Audit Act bears fruit: AG

Maluleke submitted the 2021/22 audit report on national and provincial departments to Parliament that indicates irregular expenditure of state departments totalled R51 billion.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SA sees general COVID-19 infections rise, no spike in hospitalisation: NICD

The NICD's head of the centre for respiratory disease and meningitis, Professor Cheryl Cohen, explains that this is a good indicator that there is a rise in COVID-19 cases in circulation.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Police must meet fire with fire, says Cele

The recent numbers show that most categories of crime including murder - rape and sexual assault were significantly higher in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period last year.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

MANDY WIENER: The law is not an ass. Our constitutional democracy self-corrects

Two judgments handed down this week once again demonstrate how our Constitution holds us on the right path writes Mandy Wiener.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Lotto results, Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Eyewitness News brings you the winning Lotto numbers. Check if you've won.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

'Wakanda Forever': An appropriately poignant tribute to a Marvel legend

Marvel successfully pulls off the near impossible task of paying tribute to Chadwick Boseman while pushing the Panther's lore forward.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

DCS to challenge SCA judgment on Jacob Zuma's medical parole

The court on Monday left the ball in the department’s court to determine a way forward with regards to Zuma’s incarceration.

Thursday 24 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Joburg minority parties offer to lead city until ANC, EFF solve 'their problems'

As political jostling for power in the City of Joburg continues, minority parties in council that are sympathetic to the African National Congress (ANC) have proposed that they be given the opportunity to lead the city.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Hill-Lewis: CT's model of decentralised, focused policing is working

The City of Cape Town said that despite the overwhelming crime statistics nationally, there’d been a significant reduction in violent crime in the metro.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

City of Tshwane condemns rise in attacks on paramedics in Gauteng

This comes after a patient was killed inside an ambulance in a mob justice attack in Atteridgeville, Pretoria.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

EFF vows to defend itself against SAHRC in court

The commission wants to make an urgent application for an interdict regarding comments that party leader Julius Malema made at the EFF's Western Cape people's assembly last month.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

DA's Steenhuisen disappointed with govt after being denied access to Kusile

John Steenhuisen said that he was set to conduct an oversight visit at the power station in his capacity as a member of Parliament. He said that the visit was meant to be part of measures to address the country's dire energy crisis.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Santam admits KZN April floods the biggest disaster its ever had to deal with

The insurance company looks set to pay billion of rands in claims.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Q2 crime stats show significant rise from same time last year

The numbers show that rape, murder and kidnapping are alarmingly high.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

'I broke down' – Late DJ Sumbody’s brother recalls visiting murder scene

Sefoka was speaking at his brother, formally known as Oupa John Sefoka's memorial service in centurion earlier on Wednesday.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Scopa postpones meeting with SABC due to absence of board

The public broadcaster has been without a board of directors since the previous ones' term ended last month.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Phalatse gives Gauteng Health Dept ultimatum on its R240m debt

She vowed to clamp down on all those who don't pay what they owe to the city - despite having the financial means to do so.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Sekhukhune district mayor arrested in connection with VBS Bank heist

Julia Mathebe is appearing in the Pretoria Magistrates Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday, alongside the former municipal manager of the Elias Motsoaledi Municipality.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CoJ council votes against applying for R2bn DBSA loan

The short-term loan application was proposed to council by the Democratic Alliance (DA)-led multiparty government.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Community groups, DSD assisting Masiphumelele residents rebuild homes after fire

The City of Cape Town said that more than 400 shacks were destroyed in the fire and hundreds of people were affected and that mop-up operations were continuing.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

AG reports gradual improvements in audits of national and provincial govt depts

Auditor-General Tsakani Maluleke on Wednesday submitted her audit findings for 2021/22 to Parliament.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

EC sangoma accused of murdering couple, ex-cop denied bail

Thandazani 'Zanezulu' Mcetywa made a brief appearance in the Libode Magistrates Court on Wednesday where he faces three counts of murder.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

4 suspects arrested for allegedly hijacking delivery vehicle in Kraaifontein

The victim was stopped by occupants of a white Toyota Quantum late on Monday and was then taken to an ATM where he was forced to withdraw cash.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Assault cases reported in Q2 at five-year high - Cele

Police Minister Bheki Cele revealed this while releasing the crime statistics for the period between July and September this year.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

October CPI figure ticks up to 7.6% - Stats SA

Stats SA said that the main contributors to the increase in the annual inflation rate included food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

DPE, Eskom working to prevent stage 4 power cuts becoming 'order of the day'

The Public Enterprises Department said that power cuts were having an adverse impact on the economy and it was working very hard to avert higher levels of blackouts.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Chris Hani’s killer, Janusz Waluś, granted parole: What does this mean for him?

After almost 30 years behind bars, Janusz Waluś - the man who killed South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Chris Hani - is going to be released on parole. But with his South African citizenship having been revoked in 2017, there are questions as to where he’ll be enjoying his new-found freedom.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

NC child murderer suspect makes first court appearance

The body of five-year-old Shané Basson, who went missing in the Northern Cape town of Kakamas at the start of this month, was discovered in the veld on Monday.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

NW man accused of murdering 5-month-old baby denied bail

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said that Lazarus Hambone was denied bail on the grounds that he was out of parole for another murder during the incident.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

All Durban beaches to be reopened by 1 December – Mayor Kaunda

The city had closed some of its beaches for the last few months and this has affected KwaZulu-Natal’s tourism sector.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Parly rules committee sets 6-month deadline to implement Zondo recommendations

They'll also have to oversee President Cyril Ramaphosa's action plan for dealing with the recommendations directed at him.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Family and friends gathered to honour the memory of DJ Sumbody

Sefoka was a well-known music producer and entrepreneur, who became popular through his songs like 'Ayepyep' which was released in 2017.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

In row over wages, Makro employees threaten to desert posts on Black Friday

After months of negotiations through the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), workers affiliated to the South African Catering, Commercial and Allied Workers' Union (Saccawu) are expected to picket at Makro stores countrywide.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Santaco refuses to take responsibility for violence during WC taxi strike

Taxi operators embarked on a shut down on Monday and Tuesday in protest against a number of grievances, including the issuing of heavy traffic fines, the impoundment of vehicles and the discontinuation of Western Cape Government's Blue Dot Pilot Programme.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Environment Minister Creecy hails COP27 summit in Egypt a success

South Africa was under the spotlight at the summit - as the first developing country to propose a complete renewable energy transition plan that has since been supported and funded by multiple developed economies.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Crime stats show that aggression, violence at worrying levels in SA - Cele

Police Minister Bheki Cele has been releasing crime statistics for the period between July and September this year.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Sho Madjozi’s world-class performance with Stromae blows US fans away

Sho Majozi opened up for Stromae for his North American Tour.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Cape Town Festive Lights Switch-On back on Sunday

The Mayor will switch on the Adderley Street lights this coming Sunday and people are urged to have fun.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

WANDILE MTHIYANE: The racist dog and Airbnb's inability to deal with it

Even with a recording, Airbnb was not able to help with a host who declared her dog racist and attributed its behavioural problems to 'the township', writes Wandile Mthiyane.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

MAWANDE MATEZA: Ronaldo - the great let-down

For all Cristiano Ronaldo's success, he isn't as indispensable as he once was - and it's clear he can't accept that, writes Mawande Mateza.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

POLITRICKING WITH TSHIDI MADIA: Mdumiseni Ntuli

The man in the running to take over one of the most important positions in the party, Mdumiseni Ntuli, speaks on 'Politricking with Tshidi Madia'.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Cosatu seeks answers after violent WC taxi strike

Two buses were torched in Cape Town on Monday when taxi drivers under the national taxi council, parked their minibuses at home, leaving thousands of commuters stranded.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

WC Education Dept to build more than 800 new classrooms

The provincial Education Department has promised to build more than 800 new classrooms.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: Together we can ensure state capture never happens again

President Cyril Ramaphosa outlines his response to the state capture report, saying that together, South African can ensure that it never happens again.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SA records over 7,000 murders between July and September

The parliamentary portfolio committee on police heard details of the crime statistics from the second quarter of the 2022/2023 financial year.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Masiphumelele: it's tough to have permanent solution for residents - CT Mayor

Cape Town Mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis, said there's no permanent solution in place for Masiphumelele because the land is not suitable for housing.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CoCT law enforcement warns residents against harming animals

The metro's safety boss JP Smith said whilst they understood the ongoing debate around breeding pitbulls, the responsibility for the dog's training often falls to its owner.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Joburg Mayor Phalatse to face a no-confidence motion

The motion was tabled by minority opposition parties at the city’s programming meeting earlier in November.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Zuma reaches out to legal counsel over SCA medical parole judgement

The court found that Zuma’s release on medical parole was unlawful but that the Correctional Services commissioner must decide on the way forward.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Bara Hospital staff strike resulted in cancellation of elective surgeries

Staff disrupted operations at the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital in Soweto on Tuesday with patients being turned away.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC elective conference: members not allowed to bribe voting delegates

Over 4000 ANC delegates from across the country are expected to gather in Gauteng next month for the four-day National Elective Conference at the Nasrec.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Janusz Walus parole: Kodwa suggests revisiting certain SA laws

The Constitutional Court ruled this week that Chris Hani's 1993 killer, Janusz Walus, should be released on parole within 10 days

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ramaphosa calls on UK for financial aid in climate change response

The President addressed the joint sitting of the British Parliament in London on Tuesday night.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

KZN IFP, DA join forces in bid to form strong opposition against ANC

The parties say they're planning to unseat the African National Congress in the province.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SAHRC drags Julius Malema to Equality Court over 'hate speech' utterances

The SAHRC gave Malema 10 working days to apologise for his remarks but he refused.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Powerball results: Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Eyewitness News brings you the winning Lotto numbers. Check if you've won.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Civil servants threaten indefinite strike should govt not meet wage demands

Hundreds of workers marched to the office of the National Treasury in Pretoria to submit a memorandum of demands, calling on the government to give in to their wage demands.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Gauteng Health Dept secures interdict against striking public healthcare workers

Staff disrupted operations at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Soweto, with patients turned away. Operations at the Sebokeng Hospital in the Vaal were also affected.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Patient attacked, killed inside ambulance by mob justice group in Attridgeville

Gauteng health said community members in the Mshongoville informal settlement also attacked emergency services personnel

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CoCT claims Masiphumelele residents attacked firefighters who responded to fire

The metro said only a few shacks were affected when the firefighters first arrived on the scene on Monday.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Where will Waluś go after he's on parole? Here are two routes the state can take

Janusz Waluś is Poland born, became a citizen in South Africa, and had his citizenship then revoked. What are the state's options to handle his parole conditions?

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ramaphosa gets royal treatment on UK state visit

The president is on a state visit to Great Britain on the invitation of King Charles the Third and the British queen consort, Camilla.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

GALLERY: Trade unions march to Treasury in Pretoria over public sector wage hike

Hundreds of public service workers marched to the office of the Treasury in the Pretoria CBD on Tuesday afternoon over a wage dispute with government, where they handed over a memorandum of demands to the minister.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Bara patients outraged after being turned away by striking nurses, admin staff

Striking public servants affiliated to several unions barricaded the entrances to the health facility on Chris Hani Road in Soweto on Tuesday.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

National Assembly passes first of two anti-greylisting bills

With the exception of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the African National Congress (ANC) has received virtually no support from opposition parties in getting the bill over the line.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC: No candidates in top 6 disqualified from contesting for positions

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and former health minister Zweli Mkhize will go head-to-head for the position of party president

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SA hails COP27 deal to establish fund to address climate crisis as a milestone

The Loss and Damage Fund recently agreed upon by hundreds of world leaders at COP27 is about rebuilding the physical and social infrastructure destroyed by extreme weather over the years.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

After SCA ruling, DA wants Zuma back in jail by Friday

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Tuesday upheld the Pretoria High Court’s December 2021 ruling reviewing and setting aside former Correctional Services Commissioner Arthur Fraser’s decision to release Zuma on medical parole.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Owner of 2 pitbulls that mauled FS toddler (3) to death released on R300 bail

Lebohang Pali (21) made his first appearance at the Henneman Magistrates Court and was charged with offences related to the Animals Amendments Act.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Civil service workers protest over wages in PTA

Civil service workers marched to Treasury in Pretoria on 22 November 2022 over a wage dispute with government.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

De Lille reveals that about 10% of security clearances sought from SSA received

Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille said that her department submitted the names of 253 officials in the last financial year to be vetted by the State Security Agency but to date, only 23 clearance certificates had been received.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

It's Mkhize vs Ramaphosa: ANC announces top 6 nominations

President Cyril Ramaphosa and former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize have been nominated as the top two candidates to stand for the position of African National Congress (ANC) president. Kgalema Motlanthe, the ANC’s electoral committee head, said Ramaphosa received 2,037 nominations while Mkhize received 916. Motlanthe announced the candidates vying for the top six positions in the ANC's national executive committee.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Knysna man handed 14-year jail term for murdering wife

Gevandre Jantjies was convicted of murder in the Knysna Regional Court after the State rejected a guilty plea on a charge of culpable homicide.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC says it’s 'committed' to gender equality despite 2 women nominated for top 6

Earlier on Tuesday, the party announced the candidates selected for top positions in the party's national executive committee ahead of its elective conference next month.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

In the running: Candidates vying for ANC's top six positions

The ANC has announced the names of the 16 candidates vying for the party's top six positions.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

DA: NW Premier Maape's Cabinet reshuffle purely political and without merit

ANC chairperson Nono Maloyi was sworn into the provincial executive committee while his deputy secretary Viola Motsumi is expected to be sworn in next month.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Masiphumelele residents rebuild their structure after devastating fire

The fire in the Z-section destroyed approximately 600 structures and affected close to 2000 yesterday.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ramaphosa, Mkhize nominated as top two candidates to stand for ANC president

Kgalema Montlanthe, ANC’s head of electoral committee, said Ramaphosa received 2,037 nominations while Mkhize received 916.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Nxesi whisked away by protectors as striking civil servants get hostile

Hundreds of workers marched to the office of the Treasury in the Pretoria CBD on Tuesday afternoon over a wage dispute with government, where they handed over a memorandum of demands to the minister. Minister Thulas Nxesi, though, was met with hostility.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

'Trying to work here!': MTN subscribers voice frustration with network issues

MTN users on social media voiced their frustration after experiencing issues with the mobile operator's network.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Cosatu, Fedusa, Saftu members picket outside Treasury offices over wage hike

They are protesting against the government's move to implement a 3% wage increase on the baseline with other additions.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Creecy: Attitude of rich nations on adaptation at COP27 disappointing

Minister for Forestry Fisheries and Environmental Affairs Barbara Creecy on Tuesday addressed the media on the outcomes of the recently concluded COP27 gathering in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

2023 Grammys: Three reasons Beyoncé's 'Renaissance' should win Album of the Year

The world's biggest superstar got nominated for nine awards, including Record, Song and Album of the Year, and tied the record for most nominations for any musician in the history of the Grammys.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CT taxi commuters say the shutdown adds more pressure on their finances

Santaco's Western Cape taxi shutdown has for a second day forced people to make alternative travelling arrangements.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Amid strike, Du Noon commuters hope taxi services return to normal on Wednesday

Taxi operators have for a second day parked their minibuses, shutting down this mode of transport in the province.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

The Midday Report Express: KZN's new airport, taxi strike and Malema's apology

The week is off to a rocky start in SA, with strike action being the focus in news making headlines. Mandy Wiener and team bring you updates on the Western Cape taxi strike and the public servants one, plus the ANC NEC top six announced this afternoon.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Health services at Bara Hospital halted as public servants block roads

Patients at one of South Africa’s biggest health facilities have been turned away while motorists have been advised to avoid the area as scores of public servants affiliated to various unions have closed several routes and the main entrance to the facility.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

NW Premier reshuffles his cabinet, makes room for Nono Maloyi

ANC North West deputy secretary, Viola Motsumi, who was serving as deputy speaker in the legislature is the province’s new Education MEC.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

City Power threatens to cut off defaulters in Joburg

The utility has threatened to stop supplying electricity to government offices, businesses and residents that owe it millions of rand.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Masiphumelele residents left devastated after fire

Volunteers from the humanitarian aid organisation, Gift of the Givers, have been deployed to Masiphumelele to assist fire victims.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Wits University to make multimillion-rand upgrades to planetarium

The digital dome will promote scientific research, artificial intelligence and the digital arts.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Cosatu urges players involved WC taxi strike to find resolution

Taxi operators have parked their minibuses with Santaco highlighting their grievances which include the imminent end of the Blue Dot Taxi Project.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC’s electoral committee to announce nominated candidates

The announcement is expected to take place at the ANC’s Luthuli House headquarters.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Residents voluntarily hand over 20 pitbulls in Free State

This is one of many SPCA's across the country that has seen a surge in pitbulls being handed over following a call to surrender the pets.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Wits University to make multimillion rand upgrades to planetarium

The digital dome will promote scientific research, artificial intelligence and the digital arts.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ConCourt granting Janusz Walus parole, a miscarriage of justice - says Lesufi

In 2020, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola rejected an application for parole from Walus - citing the seriousness and the nature of his crime.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Motsoaledi denies govt reluctance to deal with electoral reform

Motsoaledi on Monday proposed setting up an expert panel to research and advise government on electoral reform options early in the new year - but its work will not have concluded before the next elections.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

School learners bear the brunt of WC taxi strike

Golden Arrow buses are being escorted by police and law enforcement officers in Khayelitsha, Langa, Nyanga and surrounding high-risk areas.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Cape Town expects more chaos on day two of taxi strike

Hundreds of taxi commuters in the province will have to seek alternative transport as the stay-away by drivers continues this morning.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Zuma still has some legal wiggle room in prison case: Expert

Former correctional services boss, Arthur Fraser, signed off on Zuma's medical parole less than two months after Zuma began serving a 15-month jail term at the Estcourt prison in KZN.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SA has obligation to fulfil extradition treaty with Israel - NPA

Last Thursday, law enforcement agencies in the country arrested an Israeli fugitive who was hiding out in Bryanston. The 46-year-old man made his second in-camera appearance at the Randburg Magistrates Court on Monday.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Lamola never explained how he would release Janusz in the future - Zondo

The Constitutional Court on Monday handed down a ruling which effectively saw Walus, the man who killed South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Chris Hani, granted parole.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Cosatu backs ban on pitbulls in South Africa

Cosatu’s national spokesperson, Sizwe Pamla, said that this breed of canine should not be kept as a pet.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Senzo Meyiwa murder accused Sibiya and Ntanzi grew up together, court hears

Muzikawukhulelwa Sibiya and Bongani Ntanzi appointed new lawyers, replacing attorney TT Thobane, who had previously argued that Sibiya, Ntanzi and his two other clients did not know each other before they were charged for Meyiwa’s murder.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Dept of Correctional Services still studying Zuma parole judgment

On Monday, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) upheld a ruling by a lower court which found that Zuma's release from prison on medical parole was unlawful and unconstitutional.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

JHB City Power: Treasury office in CBD owes us R34m

The utility has been on an electricity cut-off operation in Hillbrow on Monday to disconnect power from buildings owing millions

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

'DAHMER': An (in)appropriately unhinged bimbofication of a monster

In opting to capitalise off of Jeffrey Dahmer's appearance, Netflix's 'Dahmer' series trades what could have been an effective reflection on the impact of a serial killer for disturbing sexualisation, writes Devon Thomas.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Alleged Israeli gangsters in court

Eight men, including one of Israel’s most wanted fugitives, appeared briefly in the Randburg Magistrates Court on Monday. The eight men were arrested during a police raid at a luxurious property in Bryanston last week.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

WC taxi strike adds to hurdles faced by matric pupils writing exams

Their journey had already disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and escalating power cuts.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Chris Hani’s widow, Limpho, lashes out at Zondo over Walus parole judgment

This follows a unanimous judgment handed down by the Constitutional Court on Monday and penned by Zondo, which effectively saw Janusz Walus the man who killed Chris Hani, granted parole.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

DA wants Eskom declared a state of disaster

This comes in the wake of the power utility being unable to stump up the cash to pay for the diesel required to keep its open-cycle gas turbines operating during power cuts.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

DA: Zuma must return to prison to serve remainder of 15-month prison term

This comes after the Supreme Court of Appeal’s judgment on Monday morning which found that Jacob Zuma’s release on medical parole was unlawful.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Accused in Senzo Meyiwa murder trial says change in lawyer nothing personal

Bongani Ntanzi and Muzikawukhulelwa Sibiya have terminated the services of attorney TT Thobane and their new lawyer was in court on Monday.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

State to conduct ID profiles of Israeli fugitive, co-accused

The eight men, who were nabbed in Bryanston last Thursday, made their first appearances at the Randburg Magistrates Court on Monday.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

'We're in sh*t': Limpho Hani furious after ConCourt orders Janusz Waluś release

The Constitutional Court has given the Department of Correctional Services 10 days within which to release Janusz Waluś on parole.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Stranded commuters urge WC taxi bosses to resolve grievances

Hundreds of taxi commuters in the Western Cape have had to seek alternative transport on the first day of Santaco’s provincial shutdown.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ConCourt orders that Janusz Walus, Chris Hani’s killer, be placed on parole

In 2020, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola refused his application for parole.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Govt officials ‘in closed-door meeting’ in bid to avert public sector strike

Eyewitness News has seen a letter addressed to all heads of national departments and provincial departments calling for the urgent meeting.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Engcobo community left stunned by death of mum accused of murdering her children

Nomboleko Simayile from Tsalaba Village in Engcobo was facing four counts of murder after her children aged between two and 11 were found battered to death.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Home Affairs minister proposes independent panel to review electoral system

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) is considering a new amendment to the Electoral Amendment Bill, that a panel be established to investigate, consult and make recommendations in respect of potential electoral reforms.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC in talks with EFF ahead of no-confidence motion against Phalatse

ANC Joburg secretary Sasabona Manganyi says they are hopeful that the EFF will respond positively to their calls for support ahead of this week's council meeting.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Media barred from court proceeding of Israeli fugitive over security concerns

Eight men, including one of Israel’s most wanted fugitives, appeared briefly in the Randburg Magistrates Court on Monday. The eight men were arrested during a police raid at a luxurious property in Bryanston last week.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

JHB City Power cuts off electricity at Hillbrow flats owing over R5m

The utility's first attempt to cut off the electricity was botched last week after an employee was assaulted by the residents.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

KZN ANC: Jacob Zuma will remain a free man

The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal said that regardless of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling against former President Jacob Zuma’s release, he would not be going back to prison.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Police seize 13 petrol bombs, arrest 3 people in Delft

The officers were on patrol in the area earlier on Monday when they spotted a minibus taxi and a sedan in pursuit of a furniture delivery vehicle along Delft Main Road.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Masiphumelele hit by second blaze in less than a month

Volunteers from the humanitarian aid organisation, the Gift of the Givers, have been deployed to the Cape Town community of Masiphumelele where yet another fire has broken out.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

AfriForum welcomes SCA dismissing Zuma’s bid to overturn medical parole ruling

Earlier the SCA upheld a ruling that found that Zuma's release from prison on medical parole was unlawful and unconstitutional.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Senzo Meyiwa murder trial postponed to May 2023

The postponement followed two of the men accused of murdering the football star changing their legal representative in the high court in Pretoria.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ramaphosa: Public participation in decision-making is democracy at work

Reflecting on the 'taking Parliament to the people' programme in his weekly newsletter, Ramaphosa said that South Africans should be proud that every citizen has a voice.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CT commuters urge govt to fully restore train services amid taxi strike

The first of the planned two-day taxi shutdown in the Western Cape has seen hundreds of commuters stranded and having to find different means of getting to their workplaces this morning.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Law enforcement officers deployed to Khayelitsha

A Golden Arrow bus and a MyCiti bus were torched in the area on Monday morning.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Two accused in Senzo Meyiwa murder trial change legal representatives

Five men are on trial for the murder of the Bafana Bafana captain in October 2014 in what the state believes was a botched robbery.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Parts of Joburg without power due to Gresswold substation explosion

City Power says it has dispatched a team to attend and investigate what happened and the extent of the damage.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Zuma, Fraser appeal over medical parole decision dismissed by SCA

Last year, the Pretoria High Court found Arthur Fraser acted unlawfully by granting Zuma medical parole despite the Medical Parole Advisory Board having recommended against it.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

NPA needs Hebrew translator ahead of alleged Israeli gang case

Last week, eight men including an Israeli national were arrested during a raid at a luxury house in Bryanston.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Mystery State witness to testify in Senzo Meyiwa murder trial

They are accused of a botched robbery that claimed Meyiwa’s life at the Vosloorus home of his girlfriend Kelly Khumalo in 2014.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

CT commuters urged to find alternative transport during taxi strike

The strike followed an announcement that the provincial government's Blue Dot programme will end later this month.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Fraser's override of just one negative parole suggestion means one thing: HSF

Eyewitness News can reveal that former prison boss Arthur Fraser overrode just one negative parole recommendation - and it was for Zuma.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Amapiano sensation Dj Sumbody has died

Sumsounds Music released a statement saying the artist "ran into an unfortunate incident that led to his passing".

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Fraser overruled only one negative recommendation for medical parole - Zuma's

Only one negative medical parole reccommendation was overturned by then-prison boss, Arthur Fraser. And it was for the former president after his imprisonment for contempt of court.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Engcobo mother accused of murdering her children has died

Nomboleko Simayile was behind bars for allegedly bludgeoning her children to death with a sledgehammer earlier this month.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Western Cape taxi drivers down tools

Taxi drivers in the province are on strike on Monday and Tuesday over the cancellation of an incentive scheme.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Steenhuisen admits coalitions are hard to manage

Steenhuisen addressed party supporters on Saturday at his campaign launch as he seeks re-election as DA leader.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SACP throws its weight behind public sector strike

Public service workers are expected to embark on strike action on Tuesday, over a bargaining dispute with the government.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Fraser overruled only one negative recommendation for medical parole - for Zuma

Only one negative medical parole reccommendation was overturned by then-prison boss, Arthur Fraser. And it was for the former president after his imprisonment for contempt of court.

Monday 21 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

MALAIKA MAHLATSI: The danger of framing UCT VC Prof Phakeng as a victim

The problem with victim narrative is not only that it allows Phakeng to use her positionality to evade responsibility for her own problematic behaviours, but also that it renders those who have suffered her abuse invisible, writes Malaika Mahlatsi.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Two pit bulls maul to death 3-year-old Free State boy

Police say the boy was playing with a group of children outside a house in Sekoti Mpate on Sunday morning when he was attacked by two pit bulls and killed.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Taxi strike: WCED says there's a plan to get matric pupils to schools

Operators are planning a shutdown in protest against a number of grievances including the issuing of heavy traffic fines — vehicle impoundments and the discontinuation of the blue dot taxi pilot project.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Stage 4 load shedding resumes Sunday afternoon, and Stage 5 from Monday

Stage 4 load shedding will be implemented at 17:00 this afternoon until 16:00 on Monday. Various stages of load shedding will be implemented during the week, says Eskom.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Will former President Jacob Zuma be sent back to prison?

The appeal was raised against a High Court decision setting aside the grant of medical parole.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Amapiano sensation, Dj Sumbody has died

Sumsounds Music released a statement saying the artist "ran into an unfortunate incident that led to his passing".

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Beacon Valley child (7) dies in house fire

The girl's body was found in one of the bedrooms in the house.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Police launch investigation into Woodmead fatal shooting

Unconfirmed reports suggest that one of the victims could be Amapiano star - Dj Sumbody who died early on Sunday morning

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

KZN authorities probe car crash that killed 7 lives

According to the KwaZulu-Natal Transport Department- the multi-vehicle collision took on the M35 in the Isipingo area - south of Durban.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Man arrested over bomb threat to Eskom COO due in court soon

Police arrested the 27-year-old man in Mpumalanga on Friday.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Limpopo Health terminates 21 emergency workers for not meeting HPSCA standards

This comes after the department was informed by the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) that the workers had been deregistered - after failing to meet the required standards to remain active members of the council.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Eastern Cape Contralesa enraged by murder of woman traditional leader

Nkosi Dondashe was killed on Wednesday at Nxaxho Village in Centane.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

ANC should be more concerned about policies than who next ANC pres is: Mashatile

Mashatile was addressing the 33rd Anton Fransch memorial lecture in Cape Town on Saturday.

Sunday 20 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Chiloane promises stern action over fatal stabbing of Vlakfontein learner

Chiloane on Saturday visited the family along with police officers and different political party members.

Saturday 19 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

SA not a playground for criminals and fugitives, warns police commissioner

Masemola has commended SAPS’ Interpol National Centre Bureau for its latest breakthrough, in tracking down an Ireland fugitive

Saturday 19 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Treasury welcomes S&P maintaining SA's positive credit rating outlook

The ratings agency also kept the long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings at BB- and BB.

Saturday 19 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Children more vulnerable to climate change - Centre for Child Law

“The research that we have shows that because of the vulnerability of children, the fact that they’re still developing, they’re more inclined to feel the adverse effects of climate change more worse than adults.”

Saturday 19 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

Ride Joburg 2022: These areas will be affected

Several officers from the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) will be deployed to various parts of the city to monitor and regulate traffic.

Saturday 19 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 

News

KZN govt calls for caution following drowning incidents

This comes after three people, including two children, drowned in two separate incidents in Nongoma.

Saturday 19 November 2022

EYE WITNESS NEWS

 





Site parameters :

Current language :
French


Search location :

Current selection :
All Africa
All Africa
Caribbean
Europe Diaspora
America Diaspora
Asia Diaspora
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Centrafrica
Comores
Congo Brazzaville
Congo Kinshassa
Côte d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Bissau Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Morocco
Mauritius
Mauritania
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Uganda
Rwanda
Sao Tome
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Tchad
Togo
Tunisia
Zambia
Zimbabwe