15:21 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
CAPE TOWN, September 3 (ANA) – Relations between South Africa and Sudan remained “warm” said the office of President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, following a meeting between the nations’ two presidents in China.
“South Africa and Sudan enjoy warm bilateral relations,” said the South African Presidency’s spokesperson Bongani Majola.
This, despite the controversy surrounding Sundanese P... read more
14:20 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
Thousands of police members will descend on Nelson Mandela Bay later this month for the annual police musicealfestival known as Polmusca.
An estimated 5 000 SAPS members are expected to attend the Polmusca Unity Festival which takes place from the 17th of September.
Police Minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko is expected to deliver the keynote address at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, while the spokesperson for the embattled P... read more
13:28 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
Container volumes in and out of the country in the first six months of 2015 increased by around 7%.
That's according to the Maersk Trade Report - South Africa for the Second Quarter of 2015 - which noted that last year container volumes had declined by 5% for the first six months of 2014.
The report noted that first half growth was in stark contrast to current poor economic fundamentals, low consumer confidence ... read more
13:15 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
Nelson Mandela Bay's five main supply dams are all overflowing following weeks of good rains in the catchment areas.
Figures from the Department of Water Affairs, which are updated on their website as often as four times an hour, show that the Impofu-dam on the Kromme River began overflowing at about half past nine on Wednesday night.
The Impofu was at 102.42% of capacity earlier today, which means in lay... read more
11:15 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
At least 36 000 ghost employees have been drawing a combined amount of R19 billion in salaries in the North West province.
ANC provincial secretary Dakota Legoete says these ghost employees have been undetected and have been exhausting the slim annual salary budget.
The discovery of the unlawful salary diversion to non existing civil servants followed an investigation by North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo who instructed... read more
10:43 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
A 44-year-old man was expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for allegedly killing his wife in their Amanzimtoti home with a hand grenade after a domestic argument, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
Major Thulani Zwane said that the man, a former Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) member and a former Colonel in the SA Air Force, handed himself over to Amanzimtoti police on Wednesday.
“The former Air For... read more
09:36 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
Cradock - Local hopeful Greg Louw is aiming for the top step of the podium at the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon on 9 and 10 October to round off a hectic international competitive season, finally crown another Eastern Cape champion and, more than anything else, shed the irritating bridesmaid role that he has assumed in the K2 race in recent years.
Louw will be partnering his ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships K2 team ma... read more
08:16 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
EP Rugby Union President Cheeky Watson has issued a 'no comment' statement in connection with the pay crisis at the EP Kings.
The players have not yet received their end-of-August salary and as a result, have not practiced since Tuesday.
Its the second straight month that the Kings have not been paid on time and it is putting Saturday's Currie Cup clash with the Lions in Johannesburg in jeopardy.&... read more
07:34 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
A 39-year old Cradock man has been arrested for murder, following the death of a woman during what police said was a heated argument.
Captain Stefanie Smith says the man allegedly kicked his girlfriend in the head during the incident in Michausdal on Wednesday.
She died shortly afterwards at the scene.
Smith says the suspect was arrested and detained and will appear in court soon.
The name of the deceased can... read more
07:22 (GMT+2), Thu, 03 September 2015
A memorial service will be held in Willowvale on Thursday for the 36 people who died in a horror bus accident in the area last Saturday.
The memorial service at the local sports ground will be attended by the Transport Minister, Dipuo Peters, her provincial counterpart, Weziwe Tikana and Eastern Cape premier, Phumulo Masualle.
The Province will host another memorial service on Friday for the ten victims of a taxi acciden... read more
17:25 (GMT+2), Wed, 02 September 2015
While both the National Freedom Party and the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal welcomed Durban’s hosting of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Democratic Alliance questioned who would foot the bill for the R6.8 billion spend required to host the games.
The Inkatha Freedom Party also welcomed the award, but said that “$10 million dollar surprises” should be avoided with sporting authorities being tr... read more
14:11 (GMT+2), Wed, 02 September 2015
A 9 year old child from Tienbank in Sterkspruit has been missing for 11 days.
Warrant Officer Mbuyiselo Yawathe from the police says Reitumetse Mehlomakhulu was last seen by her mother's friend on the 22nd of August
He says Reitumetse's mother sent the child to collect items of clothing at a local Tarven where the mother's friend works.
Yawathe says her mother started to panic after she called her fr... read more
13:55 (GMT+2), Wed, 02 September 2015
The body of the man who was reported missing in the Elands River near Uitenhage late on Tuesday afternoon has been found.
He was one of two people from an adventure team building company who were swept away in the fast-flowing waters of the Elands River.
He was identified as the thirty-year-old Devin Dollery.
It is believed that they had been setting up for a school team building camp when disaster struck.
Accordin... read more
10:27 (GMT+2), Wed, 02 September 2015
Substantial rainfall has been measured the past three days in the catchment areas of Nelson Mandela Bay's main supply dams.
From Sunday, up until 8 o'clock on Wednesday morning, Kareedouw has received 170 millimetres of rain, Joubertina 121.8, Patensie 111.2 and Kouga 74.
All the Metro's main supply dams are at 100% of capacity, baring the Impofu which was at just under 70% according to a reading ... read more
10:17 (GMT+2), Wed, 02 September 2015
Even though the rain and water levels subsided last night some of the areas within the Eden DM area
did get some light rain throughout the night and this morning it is still very cold and wet.
Situation Report regarding the severe weather and flooding event within the Eden DM area on the
2nd of September 2015 at 08:00
Bitou: Officials from Bitou Municipality are still busy with inspections, at this st... read more