CWC Proteas: Starting XI uncertainty cause for concern-2019

CWC Proteas: Starting XI uncertainty cause for concern-2019

Cape Town - For most sides, preparations for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England and Wales are all but over. There are just eight days remaining before the showpiece gets underway at The Oval on May 30 when hosts England welcome South Africa, and the squads have spent this week arriving in England and acclimatising to training and playing conditions before…
EXPLAINED: Mabuza will not be sworn in as MP… what you need to know-2019

EXPLAINED: Mabuza will not be sworn in as MP… what you need to know-2019

New members of Parliament will be sworn in from 10:30 this morning – but Deputy President David Mabuza will not be among them. This is what you need to know.Mabuza stands downEarly on Wednesday President Cyril Ramaphosa released a statement saying Mabuza has asked to have his swearing-in as MP postponed.The intergrity commission makes a…
LIVE: Chief Justice conducts swearing in of MPs for the National Assembly-2019

LIVE: Chief Justice conducts swearing in of MPs for the National Assembly-2019

LAST UPDATED: 2019-05-22, 11:00 2019-05-22 10:00 Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng presides over the swearing in of MPs in the National Assembly. LIVE NEWS FEED Jump to bottom Last Updated at 11:03 Fascinating to see who was in the first group of ten MPs sworn in, the composition of which is decided by the parties: NDZ…
Thandi Modise set to don the role of Madam Speaker-2019

Thandi Modise set to don the role of Madam Speaker-2019

Former National Council of Provinces (NCOP) chairperson Thandi Modise is expected to be sworn in as speaker of the National Assembly on Wednesday, after receiving the governing party's backing on Monday.Modise – the first female Umkhonto we Sizwe member to be incarcerated during the struggle in the 1970s – will now succeed Baleka Mbete as…
David Mabuza’s swearing in as MP postponed-2019

David Mabuza’s swearing in as MP postponed-2019

ANC deputy president David Mabuza's swearing in as a member of the National Assembly was postponed at his request following allegations that he had brought the party into disrepute, the party said in a statement on Wednesday.The decision followed an ANC integrity commission report, tabled at the party's special national executive committee (NEC) meeting on…
Sharks without Akker, Beast for Lions derby-2019

Sharks without Akker, Beast for Lions derby-2019

2019-05-22 08:19 Akker van der Merwe (Gallo Images) Durban - The Sharks will be without the services of a few players who have minor niggles ahead of Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Lions at Kings Park.Team doctor Gerhard Coetzer confirmed on the Sharks' official website that front-rowers Akker van der Merwe (shoulder injury), Tendai…
Gordhan says mining firms must reverse job cuts-2019

Gordhan says mining firms must reverse job cuts-2019

South Africa’s mining companies must reverse recent decisions to cut jobs in the industry to help revive the economy and boost investor confidence, according to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.His comments come after Lonmin said it plans to cut 4 100 workers at platinum mines that are being closed down, while in February Sibanye Gold…
Farm-attacks activist found brutally murdered on her Makhado farm-2019

Farm-attacks activist found brutally murdered on her Makhado farm-2019

Police are on the hunt for an employee of Annette Kennealy, who was found murdered on her farm near Makhado in Limpopo. Netwerk24 reported that Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe has called on one Kenny Ramatshimbila, who resides in the Mauluma area in the Vhembe district of Limpopo, to report to the Makhado police station…
Proteas confront Cricket World Cup demons-2019

Proteas confront Cricket World Cup demons-2019

Johannesburg - Proteas. For South Africans, there is no escape from the reality of the country's bitter history of painful failure in Cricket World Cup knockout games."People will highlight the baggage - it's like a big mirror that is always in front of you," said South African captain Faf du Plessis before departing for England.England…
The sixth Parliament: For SA to work, the ANC needs to contain itself-2019

The sixth Parliament: For SA to work, the ANC needs to contain itself-2019

Parliament is an absolutely wonderful place to be stationed as a journalist. There is arguably no better gig than to be a member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, observing the process of oversight and law-making from up close and having a front-row seat to some of the country’s most important inflection points.The old Cape colonial…