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Alleged KPMG bursary swindler granted R50 000 bail

Fraud accused, Fidelis Moema (32), and two of his co-accused have been granted R50 000 bail.    The trio appeared in the Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court today.   They face charges of fraud and money laundering.   Moema, who is known for his flashy lifestyle and spoiling his girlfriend, Sthe Bhengu made headlines after he allegedly looted bursary funds to the tune of R16.5 million at KPMG.   […]

todayApril 19, 2024 11


Operation Dudula calls for elections to be postponed

Newly registered political party, Operation Dudula, wants the upcoming general elections to be postponed. This is as the party forges ahead with its plans to approach the Constitutional Court in its bid to make it onto the ballot paper. Dudula was excluded from the national ballot after it missed the deadline for the submission of candidate lists. An issue that they are blaming the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for. The […]

todayApril 18, 2024 39


King Dalindyebo comes through for hungry students

AbaThembu King, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, has provided a lifeline for the students at King Sabata Dalindyebo TVET College students by donating a cow. The cow was slaughtered to feed the hungry students, who have gone months without proper meals in the wake of the ongoing NSFAS woes. Destitute students at the college say they have not received meal allowances from NSFAS in the past three months, forcing them to study and […]

todayApril 17, 2024 21


Zuma’s face will appear on the 2024 ballot papers: IEC

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has confirmed that former President Jacob Zuma's face will appear on the ballot papers in the upcoming polls as the leader of the MK Party. Today, the IEC announced that it will now go ahead with the printing of ballot papers for the elections, despite its latest appeal to the Constitutional Court seeking clarity on the Electoral Court's decision to set aside Zuma's disqualification. The […]

todayApril 16, 2024 39


Applications for special votes go live

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has opened applications for special votes from today until the 3rd of May. South Africans will be heading to the polls next month, in what has been dubbed the most hotly contested elections post-1994. The country's 7th democratic general elections will be momentous as independent candidates will be contesting for the first time in history. Special votes will take place on the 27th and 28th […]

todayApril 15, 2024 39


The IEC has no business in political affairs: Zuma

Former President, Jacob Zuma, has slammed the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), accusing the electoral body of political interference. Zuma addressed his supporters outside the high court in Johannesburg earlier today, where his private prosecution matter against President Cyril Ramaphosa was postponed to August. The former president took a swipe at the Electoral Commission, saying it's targeting him while it's chosen to turn a blind eye to the President's Phala Phala […]

todayApril 11, 2024 21


 Six suspects nabbed for Luke Fluers’ murder

Police have made a breakthrough in the brutal killing of football star, Luke Fleurs. Six suspects were arrested in Slovoville in Soweto this morning. The 24-year-old Kaizer Chiefs player was shot and killed in a hijacking incident at a petrol station in Honeydew last week. According to the police, Fleurs was confronted by two armed males who came driving a white BMW 1 series, while waiting to be served by […]

todayApril 10, 2024 49


NSFAS says universities are to blame for delays in payments

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it has paid the April student allowances of whom they received information from their universities on time. This follows several complaints by students claiming that they have not received their money, while others only received a fraction of the amount. The financial aid scheme says a number of universities submitted their registration data after the payment file generation deadline. The institutions include […]

todayApril 10, 2024 69


Wet weather expected to last throughout the week

Members of the public are urged to brace themselves for more wet and slippery weather. According to the South African Weather Services (SAWS), the current rains that are lashing parts of Gauteng and the Western Cape should persist throughout this week. SAWS has issued alert warnings of severe thunderstorms, which may result in localised flooding in parts of the country. Forecaster, Lehlohonolo Thobela, says an alert Level 4 has been […]

todayApril 8, 2024 28