Granny of gunned down 12-year-old: ‘He was my life. He was my heart’-2019

Granny of gunned down 12-year-old: ‘He was my life. He was my heart’-2019

"You have scored your last goal," a short but heartfelt letter written by one of murdered 12-year-old Ashwin Jones's classmates reads. "My tears fall for you. [Your killers] broke our class' heart."Ashwin's teacher, Cherwin Kleinsmidt, read a number of similar letters during a memorial service held at Tygersig Primary School in Uitsig on Tuesday, less…
Truck driver, conductor ‘critical’ after being shot in latest Durban hijacking-2019

Truck driver, conductor ‘critical’ after being shot in latest Durban hijacking-2019

The authorities have condemned a hijacking and shooting that left a truck driver and his conductor in a critical condition in Durban on Tuesday.Paramedic services tendered to the driver and his partner just after 10:30 on the N2 North bound just after the M1 Higginson Highway, before the M7 interchange."On arrival, we found that a…
MUST SEE: This rubbish dump is set to outgrow the Taj Mahal!-2019

MUST SEE: This rubbish dump is set to outgrow the Taj Mahal!-2019

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Manhunt after 2 shot dead in Cape Town suburb-2019

Manhunt after 2 shot dead in Cape Town suburb-2019

Western Cape police are on the hunt for a suspect believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of two men in the Cape Town suburb of Philippi on Monday.According to police, the shooting took place on Monday evening in Oliver Tambo Drive, in the Samora Machel informal settlement.The two victims were 36 years old,…
Online poll ruffles Putin to rename Russian airports-2019

Online poll ruffles Putin to rename Russian airports-2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin has renamed the country's airports to commemorate tsars and space pioneers as well as writer Anton Chekhov and operatic tenor Dmitri Hvorostovsky after an online poll that stirred up controversy.Russia's Sheremetyevo airport will now be named after national poet Alexander Pushkin, known for witty works such as "Eugene Onegin," while the…
RIP: Apple ends iTunes-2019

RIP: Apple ends iTunes-2019

Cape Town – Apple has announced that it is ending iTunes which it will be replaced with Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts.iTunes that Apple launched in 2001 will survive on Windows platforms, with downloads for iTunes that will continue to be available in a sidebar on the Apple Music app for Macs.Apple made…
‘Spying case’: 8 times journalists believe they were snooped on, as RICA Act gets challenged in court-2019

‘Spying case’: 8 times journalists believe they were snooped on, as RICA Act gets...

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has announced its support for the constitutional challenge brought by investigate journalist unit amaBhungane against current South African surveillance law, and the RICA Act specifically.Legal proceedings against the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication Related Information Act (RICA) were started in April 2017 by amaBhungane…
Farm attacks on the increase in Western Cape – AfriForum-2019

Farm attacks on the increase in Western Cape – AfriForum-2019

While announcing that 184 farm attacks and 20 farm murders had taken place in South Africa since the start of the year, lobby group AfriForum has cautioned against making one dimensional conclusions about why farm attacks are committed.The 184 attacks and 20 murders were recorded from January 1 to May 31 this year, according to…
SABC sold 100 hours of footage to ANN7 for ‘peanuts’, Zondo commission hears-2019

SABC sold 100 hours of footage to ANN7 for ‘peanuts’, Zondo commission hears-2019

Former ANN7 editor Rajesh Sundaram, who was tasked with kick-starting the channel, has told the Zondo commission that the station obtained 100 hours of archived footage from the SABC at a "throwaway price".Sundaram was testifying for a second day at the commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday.  He told inquiry chairperson Deputy Chief Justice…
LIVE: #StateCaptureInquiry continues with testimony from former ANN7 editor Rajesh Sundaram-2019

LIVE: #StateCaptureInquiry continues with testimony from former ANN7 editor Rajesh Sundaram-2019

2019-06-04 14:30 Following the testimony of news channel ANN7's former editor Rajesh Sundaram, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture heard evidence from an ex-SABC staffer who said there was no way of telling if ANN7 used more SABC archive footage than they declared. WATCH LIVE: State Capture Inquiry (Courtesy of SABC)  LIVE NEWS FEED…