Tuesday, October 16, 2018

State plots fight-back after bruising Gupta judgment

The National Prosecuting Authority has suffered a third blow in its battle to prosecute Gupta family members‚ associates and businesses over the alleged Estina...

Looting and destruction: A look at the aftermath of Mitchells Plain protests

Smashed windows‚ broken glass and looted shops greeted residents of Mitchells Plain in Cape Town at dawn on May 29 2018 in the aftermath...

Joburg taps R8.2m from illegal water meters in Waterfall Estate

The city of Johannesburg said on Tuesday that it has collected R8.2m from various developers at the Waterfall Estate in Midrand‚ whose water meters...

FNB Life on the lookout for beneficiaries of unclaimed R160m

Insurance administrator FNB life has embarked on an initiative to proactively identify customers who have not submitted claims‚ amounting to R160m‚ on its books. FNB...

WATCH: Explainer: Why the High Court in Bloemfontein freed the Guptas’ assets

The Guptas and their associates scored a court victory on May 28 2018 when the High Court in Bloemfontein freed assets such as luxury...
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Tasty treats at new addition to The Courtyard

The official launch of Rise Courtyard Cafe in Van der Riet Street, Port Alfred, last Saturday. Guests mingled with drinks while owner Andre Nel...
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Rise at the Courtyard

IT was a delicious treat for a Saturday afternoon at the Courtyard on Van der Riet Street where Rise Cafe opened its doors to...

Court to rule on freezing of R250m in Gupta assets

At 2:15pm on Monday‚ the Bloemfontein High Court is expected to make a crucial ruling on the state’s freezing of R250 million in Gupta...

Success for Stenden graduates

IT was certainly an evening to remember for the 44 Stenden students who graduated last Friday evening in grand style at the Royal St...

Airfield deadline

‘No more freebies’ for R100-million business on state-owned land THE long-awaited discussion between Ndlambe Municipality, the national department of public works and 43 Air School...

Stranded SA Express passengers could wait more than a month for their refunds

“Hey SA Express‚ flights from OR Tambo are indef delayed & gate staff doesn’t know why. Help?” Amy Cookson (@AimeeSea) tweeted that at 1.23pm on...

Justice department dumps Zuma over corruption case fees

The justice department‚ right up to Minister Michael Masutha‚ will not help Jacob Zuma argue that the state should keep paying his legal fees...

Eastern Cape municipalities have serious problems‚ AG warns

Auditor-general Kimi Makwetu has raised concern over the financial situation of municipalities in the Eastern Cape. In his national municipal audit report for the 2016/17...

Municipal audit outcomes deteriorating – AG

The overall audit outcomes of the 257 municipalities in the country have regressed. This was revealed by auditor-general Kimi Makwetu when he released the...

South African bonds weaken as US and UK yields continue to rise

SOUTH African government bonds were weaker on Thursday on a softer rand‚ as global bond investors adapted to rising US yields‚ which show little...

It was no scam – here are some of the lucky FlySafair R4 ticket...

A mother of two could not believe her luck when she scored herself five FlySafair return tickets to Cape Town for just under R60. The...

Happy feet at Harcourts

REMEMBER we asked last week who these feet belonged to? Well, here's the answer.

The 2019 Amanzi Festival looks set to be the best yet

  IT was all about marketing the product at the first meeting of the Amanzi Festival committee on Tuesday when it met at the Royal...

Ajay Gupta on ‘religious pilgrimage’ in India

Ajay Gupta is reportedly undertaking a religious pilgrimage with members of his family in India. eNCA and the SABC reported on Monday that Gupta –...

Happy Feet – Slipper Day helps children reach for a dream

TODAY, Friday May 11, was officially Slipper Day, an initiative of the Reach for a Dream Foundation that allows sick children to fulfil their...

Trending at Petticoat Lane – retro clothing

IT's a craze in both Europe and the United States - retro-clothing, and our very own Petticoat Lane has it all. From shoes to dresses,...

SA Express explains drama on flight 1412

SA Express has given the details of what happened on flight SA1412 from East London to Johannesburg‚ which experience an explosion shortly after takeoff. “The...

Ward 10 shows little support at the mayoral imbizo

THERE was little participation at Thursday evening’s mayoral imbizo; an opportunity to have pressing questions answered by the municipality as well as to raise...

WIN with Talk of the Town !!!!!!

Some lovely competitions in Talk of the Town - from next week you stand a chance of winning a mid-week stay at the Fish...

WATCH: Explainer: What is the Iran nuclear deal all about and how does it...

US president Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal on May 8 2018. But what exactly is the...

Something for everyone at scenic Tash’s Craft Bar

WITH one of the best scenic venues in town, overlooking the Kowie River and marina, Tash’s Craft Bar is a place where you can...

BREAKING: Presidency brings charges against Sars commissioner Tom Moyane

The Presidency has brought disciplinary charges against suspended South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane for allegedly violating his duties and responsibilities. A separate...

Mining companies to pay about R5bn to mineworkers after silicosis settlement

Mining companies are going to fork out about R5bn to mineworkers after an historic class action settlement was reached with those suffering from silicosis...

Court denies desperate appeal to block business rescuers from Gupta’s Oakbay office

Directors of Gupta-owned Oakbay have been denied leave to appeal a court order instructing them to allow business rescue practitioners (BRP’s) access to Oakbay’s...

Barclays ditches KPMG

Barclays Africa has ditched KPMG SA as its external auditor‚ citing the recent developments around the embattled auditing firm. Barclays Africa is the first major...
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