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16 January 2019 9:22 AM LIVE: Ex-Bosasa COO Agrizzi sworn in, takes the stand in #Statecaptureinquiry

A senior former Bosasa executive has threatened to blow the whistle on "racketeering, corruption and money laundering that I have been aware of over the last 18 years". Angelo Agrizzi, the former chief operations officer of the controversial Bosasa group of companies, announced his decision in a press statement sent to various media houses and Bosasa's 1060

16 January 2019 5:03 AM 4 years after fire, still no electricity in Masiphumelele

More than 100 families living in Masiphumelele Wetlands informal settlement say they have been without electricity since fires in May 2014 and November 2015, reports GroundUp. Section C was destroyed in a fire in May of 2014. Then, in November 2015, the biggest fire in the community destroyed over 1 000 homes, mostly in E section. Four years later, some families 1007

15 January 2019 12:45 PM What next for Brexit? Three main scenarios

What next? With the Brexit deal between Britain and the EU facing defeat in the British parliament in a crucial vote on Tuesday, that's the question on everyone's lips. This is the Brexit that the British government and EU leaders want – and one which many MPs in the British parliament object to. The deal has been rejected by some of British Prime Minister 1001

15 January 2019 9:02 AM PICS: Betty's Bay residents recall 'panic' as fire inched closer to homes

Residents in Betty's Bay are picking up the pieces after a fire raged through parts of the small town and other parts of the Overstrand area in the Western Cape over the last two weeks. The Overstrand fires have been raging since New Year's Day. To date, 31 homes have been destroyed and 28 were damaged. The fires have been contained and pose no danger 583

12 January 2019 7:25 PM Overstrand fires nearly derail Kallis wedding

Cape Town - The devastating wildfires in the Overstrand region nearly derailed former Proteas cricketer Jacques Kallis’ wedding on Saturday. Kallis, 43, married Charlene Engels at the Bona Dea Estate in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley near Hermanus on Saturday. However, according to Netwerk24, the wedding was almost called off as the venue was damaged by the raging 92

26 December 2018 6:47 PM 2 people die in plane crash that looked like 'a yellow ball of fire'

Police say two people died when a small plane crashed in a residential neighbourhood in a South Dakota city. Sioux Falls Police Captain Loren McManus confirmed a second fatality at a news briefing on Wednesday morning. McManus says the two people killed were the only occupants of the single-engine plane that crashed between four homes about 17:00 on Tuesday 105

26 December 2018 10:59 AM Fire rages out of control near Hermanus

Firefighters from the Overstrand Municipality have spent the last 24 hours fighting an out of control fire about 10km from Hermanus in the Western Cape. Chief Fire Officer of the Overstrand Municipality, Lester Smit told News24 that the fire started on Christmas Day around lunch time in the Karwyders kraal area and that firefighters worked through the night 104

18 December 2018 8:48 PM UPDATE: Call for donations as firefighters battle St Francis Bay blaze

The Kouga municipality is calling for donations to assist firefighters containing the blaze in St Francis Bay. Earlier, the municipality said in a Facebook update that 11 houses burnt down completely and a few others were damaged. They were unable to say how many houses had been damaged. Those who are able to assist should contact James Mzangwa from Kouga's 77

07 December 2018 2:06 PM McEnroe: Serena Williams has nothing to apologise for

Cape Town - Perhaps unsurprisingly, John McEnroe doesn't think Serena Williams needs to apologise for her actions in the US Open final. Williams drew widespread support and criticism for her dramatic meltdown in New York, as she labelled umpire Carlos Ramos a “liar” and a “thief” and claimed sexism after she received three code violations. The American 70

04 December 2018 1:41 PM LIVE: MPs in National Assembly divided over adoption of review committee report on #LandExpropriation

Both Houses of Parliament are expected to consider the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's (CRC) report which recommends that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow land expropriation without compensation. This, after the Western Cape High Court dismissed AfriForum's urgent interdict application on Friday, which was aimed at preventing 95