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Deferred maintenance a major electricity risk, report warns

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Despite government assurances that that electricity is improving, a group of international experts warned the government five months ago that South Africa was at risk

Beware criminals posing as traffic cops, motorists warned

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Gauteng motorists have been warned to keep a look-out for criminals masquerading as traffic officers with an intent to kidnap, rob or hijack unsuspecting road

Biden hopes ceasefire can be agreed by Ramadan

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US President Joe Biden has expressed hope in a ceasefire being agreed to in the Israel-Gaza War in time for the start of Ramadan. The

Thousands flee new wave of jihadi attacks in Mozambique

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Tens of thousands of Mozambicans are fleeing their homes in Cabo Delgado province amid a surge in deadly insurgent attacks since January. Despite a massive

Change Deferred – new party will not be contesting election

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Change Starts Now (CSN), the new party started by former activist, civil servant and businessman Roger Jardine, will not be contesting the May election. In

African workers head to Israel

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With numerous agricultural jobs in Israel unfilled as a result of the war in Gaza, African migrants are looking to fill the gap. Official estimates

Germany considers using nuclear weapons

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Germany is wrestling with whether it needs nuclear weapons, in the face of a potential Russia-NATO war.  It is concerned that the United States cannot

New palace for Zulu king

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The KwaZulu-Natal government has announced plans to build a new palace for King Misuzulu kaZwelithini. This was revealed by premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube during the state

ANC holds ward in Mpumalanga, sees off MK challenge

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The ANC defended a ward in Mpumalanga, in a by-election held on Wednesday. The by-election, held in the Govan Mbeki municipality (Secunda), was made necessary

Jihadis murder Muslims and Christians is separate attacks in Burkino Faso

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Jihadis committed two attacks on Sunday – one was an attack on a mosque in eastern Burkina Faso, and the other was a deadly attack