Water supply problems, services suspended

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development announced that the provision of justice services is temporarily suspended at the Protea Magistrates’ Court from Monday, 14 June 2021 until further notice. The suspension is occasioned by problems of water supply due to damaged and aging piping infrastructure. “All matters that were scheduled at the court will be […]

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Miniter Patel signs master plan for the steel sector

Tebogo Msimanga | The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, along with industry stakeholders from the steel and metal fabrication sector signed a Master Plan for the sector on Friday 11 June 2021 The steel industry plays an important role in South Africa’s industrial capacity, both as a direct driver of growth, investment […]

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NEHAWU mourns the passing of its National Spokesperson

Just News| The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) says it has learnt with sadness the passing of its National Spokesperson, Khaya Xaba. He passed away in the early hours of Sunday morning due to illness complications.  Xaba joined NEHAWU in 2016 as a media liaison officer coming from the ranks of the […]

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Suspect arrested for possession of illicit cigarettes worth R4.8 Million

Tebogo Msimanga | North West Police arrested a 53-year old Petrus Toppies for possession of illicit cigarettes. On Tuesday, 08 June 2021, the police stopped a truck which was pulling a trailer .It  was entering South Africa from Zambia via Botswana.  Captain Sam Tselanyane of North West Police said the driver who was alone in […]

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Police officer arrested for allegedly murdering a suspect

Tebogo Msimanga | The Independent Police Investigative Directorate(IPID) on Friday, 11 June 2021 arrested a 28-year old police detective from Barkley East Police Station. The other suspect is still on the run. The pair are facing charges of death in police custody. It is alleged the deceased, a 25-year old male was detained in Barkley […]

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DA welcomes historic ruling on Ingonyama Trust’s violation of communal land rights

Tebogo Msimanga| The Democratic  Alliance(DA) says it welcomes the historic ruling by the Pietermaritzburg High Court declaring the Ingonyama Trust’s policy of making communal land occupants sign leases and pay rent as unlawful. The Trust’s communal land occupants will now get back their lease rentals which they have paid to the Trust to date. DA […]

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President Ramaphosa to attend the G7 Leader’s Summit

Tebogo Msimanga | President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, 11 June 2021, departed South Africa for the United Kingdom where he is scheduled to attend the G7 Leader’s Summit at the invitation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. President Ramaphosa is accompanied by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor. The summit brings […]

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Bank Fraudster convicted for loan scam

Tebogo Msimanga | The Gqeberha Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Thursday, 09 June 2021 convicted Heinrich Presensie (36) after pleading guilty to charges of fraud and money laundering. It is reported that between 08 August 2016 and 02 February 2017, Zakiya Mahomed (35) Graaf Reinet Capitec bank employee and her two accomplices Heinrich Presensie and […]

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Popcru calls on Minister Cele to stop making bias statements

Tebogo Msimanga | The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) says it finds it extremely distressing, immature and unfortunate ,the announcement that police officers won’t be getting salary increases for the next three years. Popcru Spokesperson Richard Mamabolo said Minister Beki Cele’s announcement at the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) not only ignores the […]

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FSCA warns the public against Imvelo Stock Exchange (Pty) Ltd

Just News | The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) warns the public against conducting any financial or security services related business with an entity by the name Imvelo Stock Exchange (Pty) Ltd. It came to the attention of the FSCA that Imvelo Stock Exchange (Pty) Ltd is describing itself as an Exchange in a manner […]

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