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22 October 2018 4:36 PM IFP postpones its national general conference

The Inkatha Freedom Party has postponed its upcoming National General Conference. This is after its national executive committee was advised that certain constitutional prescripts were "compromised" during the preparatory stages of the conference. "Whilst a conference is desirable and due, we are duty bound to protect the integrity of our processes and the legitimacy 21

21 October 2018 9:06 AM TDF bad boy Moscon wins Guangxi race

Shanghai - Italy's Gianni Moscon of Team Sky won the Tour of Guangxi on Sunday after Dutchman Fabio Jakobsen triumphed in the sixth and final stage in a bunch sprint. The 24-year-old Moscon, who was thrown out of the Tour de France in July after an altercation with a fellow racer, had been the favourite for victory in China. Moscon topped the general 23

20 October 2018 11:47 AM Magashule rejects 'baseless' claims of Gupta meeting over R140m deal

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has dismissed allegations that he took former MEC Mxolisi Dukwana to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound seven years ago to discuss a R140m deal. According to court papers brought by Dukwana, Magashule took the former MEC to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound in 2011, where Tony Gupta tried to strong-arm Dukwana into approving 47

20 October 2018 8:20 AM Body found washed up on rocks at Strand beach

The body of a man was been found on Strand Beach on Saturday morning, presumed to be that of a missing person who disappeared in the surf in the same vicinity after falling out of a craft a day ago. City of Cape Town Law Enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason confirmed that the body had washed out on the rocks opposite the intersection of West and Beach 45

18 October 2018 4:13 PM Man linked to Saudi prince at consulate when writer vanished

A pro-government Turkish newspaper has published surveillance video images showing a man who previously travelled with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage to the United States walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul before writer Jamal Khashoggi vanished there. The Sabah newspaper's report on Thursday shows the man also later outside the Saudi 21

18 October 2018 8:44 AM SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the state

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) could have recovered R299m in the 2017/2018 financial year, but only managed to recover R34m for the state. However, as a result of its interventions, the unit prevented payments to the value of R407m in relation to 11 matters and had three contracts or administrative decisions set aside, saving the state R797m. This information 60

16 October 2018 8:16 PM Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash

Ukraine's general staff said on Tuesday that two pilots died when a Sukhoi fighter jet crashed during military exercises with the United States and other NATO countries. "A Sukhoi-27 plane crashed at around 17:00 local time (1400 GMT) during a training flight," the general staff said on its Facebook page, adding that "the bodies of the two pilots have been found" 39

16 October 2018 12:00 PM E Guinea strongman hands out top military posts to family

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who has ruled the small, oil-rich state with an iron fist since 1979, has appointed several members of his family to top military positions. His graft-tainted son Teodorin Nguema Obiang, who is already vice-president, was appointed major general in the army to mark the country's 50th anniversary of independence 21

16 October 2018 8:13 AM Human rights lawyer charged for pointing his finger at policeman

Human rights lawyer Richard Spoor has been charged with assault for pointing his finger at a police officer, GroundUp reported. Spoor is an attorney for Xolobeni residents opposed to mining in this remote part of the Wild Coast. Spoor was arrested and appeared in court on September 25. He is set to appear at Bizana Magistrate's Court on October 25. His charge 35

11 October 2018 3:45 PM Pretoria dad arrested after his 14-year-old son takes his gun to school

The father of a 14-year-old boy has been arrested after the teen was caught with his firearm at a Pretoria school. The boy, who attends Burger Right Primary School, was caught with the gun by a teacher, who confiscated the firearm. The teacher alerted police and handed the gun over to them. Police spokesperson Constable Tumisang Moloto said, when they arrived 25