Cricket boss Moroe suspended, Std Bank pulls out

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Hot on the heels of an announcement by Standard Bank, sponsors of the Proteas Test and ODI sides, that it was withdrawing its support from

No coalitions for coalitions’ sake – Steenhuisen

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Democratic Alliance (DA) interim leader John Steenhuisen said the loss of Johannesburg to the African National Congress (ANC) was disappointing, but that ‘mistakes are never

Doddering Eskom fails again

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The national power utility announced stage 4 load shedding yesterday because of ‘unplanned breakdowns’. As of yesterday afternoon, Eskom intended sustaining stage 4 load shedding

DA’s mayoral fallout in Joburg

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) is suffering the aftershocks of its loss of the City of Johannesburg. The party’s candidate for the mayoralty was defeated by

By-elections see incumbents hold seats

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Both the African National Congress (ANC) and Democratic Alliance (DA) retained seats in four by-elections this week. Three of the seats were held by the

Archbishop Tutu in hospital

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Leah Tutu, wife of Desmond Tutu, has confirmed that the Archbishop emeritus and Nobel laureate has been admitted to hospital. She said in a statement

Parliament must remedy defective hate speech law – SCA

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The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has found that the definition of hate speech in the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act

Brazil and SA

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The Economist notes that Brazil’s economy grew by a better-than-expected 0.6% in the three months to the end of September, but that unemployment remains high

Florida man blames wind for stash found in car

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A 37-year-old man was arrested in Fort Pierce, Florida after claiming that the cocaine found in his car might have been blown in by the

Tax hike needed to avert disaster – Cosatu

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has called for tax increases to fortify South Africa’s fiscal position. In a submission to Parliament on