Internal Affairs

South Africa’s ruling party ANC starts conference to elect new leader

South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), started its 55th national conference in Johannesburg on Friday. More than 4,000 delegates from across the country are attending the conference, which is scheduled to end on Tuesday and expected to elect the party’s top leadership for the next five years. ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa, also […]

Sports

South Africa: Reconciliation is everyone’s business, says Minister Mthethwa

South Africa’s Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, says as in as much as it is government’s responsibility to promote and advance national reconciliation through progressive policies and education, reconciliation must begin with the individual and attitudes. “We should not despair at the actions of the few, who still cling to the attitudes, behaviour […]

Internal Affairs

New Langa pump track pedals to completion

The City of Cape Town’s Recreation and Parks Department officially opened the new Langa pump track today. Construction on the pump track, on the border between the Langa and Bridgetown/Bonteheuwel areas, started at the end of March last year. A pump track is a looped sequence of rollers and berms for bike riders and is […]

Human Rights

3 Killed, 17 Injured by Freak Wave at South African Beach

Three swimmers died and 17 others were seriously injured Saturday when a freak wave struck a popular beach in South Africa’s southeastern city of Durban, the emergency services said. “There was a freak wave that washed some people to sea, three have drowned and 17 people have been taken to hospital,” Robert McKenzie, spokesman of […]

General

Mahwelereng police investigating the disappearance of missing man

MAHWELERENG – The Police in Mahwelereng are investigating a case of a missing person following the disappearance of a 46-year-old mentally challenged male person Ntswele Martin Puka residing at Sekgakgapeng village in Mokopane. According to the reports, it is alleged that Martin was last seen while home by his family members on Friday, 02 December […]