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Lt-Gen Anwar Dramat. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Vital to keep Dramat at ‘the helm of the Hawks’

13 hour(s) ago

High Court hears that it is crucial to operations of Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, how public views it for Lt-Gen Anwa Dramat to return to work

Education

Private school denies segregation charges

Curro CEO Chris van der Merwe. Picture: ESA ALEXANDER
14 hour(s) ago

Curro Foundation School says it sometimes separates children based on culture after parents sign petition against what they say is racial segregation

National

De Kock gets parole but Derby-Lewis’s medical parole bid fails

Eugene de Kock.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
15 hour(s) ago

Former Vlakplaas commander Eugene de Kock will be released on parole, however, recommendation that Clive Derby-Lewis be released on medical parole is not approved

National

Western Cape ‘to assist Uber in complying with the law’

Picture: GETTY IMAGES
20 hour(s) ago

Earlier this month, Cape Town traffic police impounded a number of cars affiliated with Uber over incorrect permits

Health

Influenza drug now hailed as effective

A new blood thinner is looking much safer than conventional drugs to protect patients from heart attack and stroke. Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

SA is among countries that have spent money stockpiling the drug

Politics

United Front plans series of campaigns

Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

Political alliance has not finalised its funding mechanism, but agrees there should not be external funding

Opinion

Purpose of co-operative government is wellbeing of people of SA

Thuli Madonsela. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Once dispute is resolved, everyone involved can take pride in having followed the lodestar of constitution, which is human dignity

Nazil Munssi, surrounded by police, in front of his looted shop on Friday. Townships including Soweto have been hit by looters targeting foreign-owned stores. Picture: AFP/STEFAN HEUNIS

Searching for roots of xenophobic attacks

Right2Know blames a ‘sustained failure of SA’s intelligence services over a long period of time’ for the looting of spaza shops

Media

Government’s advertising spend ‘reveals trend of backing state-friendly media’

Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

The New Age newspaper, owned by the politically connected Gupta family, receives a greater advertising budget than its readership size warrants

National

Bill to give president more say over SIU

President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla. Picture: SOWETAN/SUNDAY WORLD
20 hour(s) ago

New provision requires the SIU head to report to the president and justice minister on a quarterly basis

National

No confidence motion on Zuma set for next month

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

Programming committee agrees to schedule motion proposed by Agang SA in November, while Democratic Alliance pushes for dates for presidential questions

Education

Court orders Cida creditors to decide on purchase offer

Students at the Cida City Campus  in Lyndhurst, Johannesburg. Picture: SOWETAN
1 day(s) ago

Master of the High Court to preside over a meeting of the creditors and the court will then decide whether the liquidation the free university should be made final

Media

SABC managers underpaid for ‘turnaround’, says Motsoeneng

Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
1 day(s) ago

Chief operating officer complains despite his ‘irregular’ salary increases, which push his annual pay from R1.5m to R2.4m in one year

Gwede Mantashe. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

ANC plans to cap land ownership

Party proposes that land ownership be limited to a maximum 12,000ha (and) two farms, and barring foreign owners

Business

SARS says Pillay probe at ‘advanced stage’

Ivan Pillay. Picture: GCIS
1 day(s) ago

Deputy commissioner Pillay’s second suspension — the first was deemed unlawful by the Labour Court — remains in force

National

Hawks interim head Ntlemeza claims he has taken no major decisions

Lt-Gen Anwar Dramat. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

There has been intense speculation about the motive for the suspension of Hawks head Anwa Dramat

Opinion

State’s transformation policies fail to rid SA of systemic racism

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Reforms are superficial and keep wealth and power in white hands, writes Brian Mahlangu

Energy

Water usage identified as important way to ease electricity crisis

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

Report comes as SA searches for quick fixes to address a crisis arising from breakdowns in Eskom’s ageing and poorly maintained fleet

Labour

Minister challenges unions on minimum wage issue

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
1 day(s) ago

Union federations are discussing policy issues for the forthcoming year

National

De Kock’s parole hearing polarises nation

Eugene de Kock.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Some view Eugene de Kock as repentant prisoner serving time as scapegoat for countless perpetrators, others believe his crimes are too heinous for forgiveness

Labour

Numsa threatens wider strikes over dispute at components firm

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is determined to recruit beyond the metals and engineering sectors. General secretary Irvin Jim, below, says it is reacting to the restructuring of the workplace by employers, and the erosion of workers’ rights. File pictures: ALON SKUY and PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 day(s) ago

Giflo Engineering company maintains it implemented changes after more than a year of discussions over possible retrenchments

National

Antigraft team ‘here to stay’

President Jacob Zuma says SA 'cannot ignore the scourge of corruption', but the ruling party's recent actions do not back up the rhetoric.  Picture: SIYASANGA MBAMBANI
3 day(s) ago

Presidency says statements by DA leader Helen Zille are ‘incorrect and baseless’, SA has a strong anti-corruption architecture

National

Overworked prison officials ‘under emotional strain’

Drakenstein prison.
2 day(s) ago

The report reveals that between four and 14 warders supervise 1,200 to 1,400 prisoners on any given day

Law & Constitution

Police minister says security bill ‘meets SA’s trade obligations’

Nathi Nhleko. Picture: EUGENE COETZEE
2 day(s) ago

Security Industry Alliance says it is gravely concerned by the parachuting of the foreign ownership limiting clause

National

Low risk of power cuts, says Eskom

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

Utility says system looks ‘relatively stable’, but if generators break down, ‘it will put us under strain again’

National

Constitutional Court ‘immunised against suggestions of bias’

Kate O’Regan.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Collegial atmosphere makes SA’s top court more robust and less prone to interference than similar institutions elsewhere, says former Judge Kate O’Regan

National

ANC threatens to go to court after council row

Congress of South African Trade Unions Western Cape secretary Tony Ehrenreich. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

Councillors were locked out of a Cape Town council meeting on Wednesday after they disrupted proceedings over the renaming of Table Bay Boulevard after former president FW de Klerk

Education

Court orders Cida creditors to decide on purchase offer

Students at the Cida City Campus  in Lyndhurst, Johannesburg. Picture: SOWETAN
1 day(s) ago

Master of the High Court to preside over a meeting of the creditors and the court will then decide whether the liquidation the free university should be made final

National

SAPS hits out at report of rising criminality within police

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

SAIRR lead researcher says the police have 1,500 convicted criminals in their ranks

Politics

ANC MPs dismiss EFF secret ballot proposal

(Left to right) Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema addresses a press briefing on Thursday, flanked by Floyd Shivambu and Mbuyiseni Ndlozi.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

Changes to the rules of Parliament have been in the making for at least four years

National

DA approves renaming highway despite opposition

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

Cape Town ratifies renaming of Table Bay Boulevard after former president FW de Klerk while ANC councillors confront metro police officers after trying to disrupt a council meeting

National

Post Office faces uncertain future

Picture: SOWETAN
3 day(s) ago

Government considers Post Office a critical player in economy, but dissatisfied customers using alternative methods of distributing mail

Labour

Numsa threatens wider strikes over dispute at components firm

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is determined to recruit beyond the metals and engineering sectors. General secretary Irvin Jim, below, says it is reacting to the restructuring of the workplace by employers, and the erosion of workers’ rights. File pictures: ALON SKUY and PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 day(s) ago

Giflo Engineering company maintains it implemented changes after more than a year of discussions over possible retrenchments

Opinion

EDITORIAL: It’s time the ANC reinvented itself

Jacob Zuma. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO

Perception that the governing party is corrupt is not assisted by the undermining of law-enforcement institutions

Opinion

Robotic pragmatism replaces liberalism at heart of the DA

Like Colin Eglin, Frederik van Zyl Slabbert and Tony Leon, Helen Suzman has been willingly forgotten

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