12:39 (GMT+2) Fri, 15 Dec 2017
South Africa’s revenue service said on Friday it would start collecting a contentious levy on sugar from April next year.Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan proposed the tax on sugary drinks last year, saying it was meant to fight obesity sa
11:38 (GMT+2) Fri, 15 Dec 2017
The Democratic Alliance has moved to suspend Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille from her post midway through an investigation into serious allegations of maladministration in the city and after months of increasingly public infighting among its top of
08:43 (GMT+2) Fri, 15 Dec 2017
The key N3 toll road at Van Reenen’s Pass in the Drakensberg has been shut after two fatal crashes involving multiple vehicles.Authorities have cautioned motorists to avoid using the highway which links Johannesburg to Durban and is usually bus
08:27 (GMT+2) Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Troubled retail group Steinhoff said on Friday its chairman and major shareholder Christo Wiese had stepped down amid an accounting scandal that has also seen its chief executive quit and its shares plunge.“Dr Christo Wiese, Chairman of the Sup
08:00 (GMT+2) Fri, 15 Dec 2017
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has said that social grant payments will from January take place from the first of every month as per normal, this after an early payment in December.In a statement, Sassa said social grants are usuall
21:00 (GMT+2) Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The Department of Home Affairs on Thursday announced extended operating hours and boosted staff numbers at ports of entry leading into, and out of South Africa, for the 2017/18 festive season as millions of people embark on their year-end trips. 
19:00 (GMT+2) Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday said as many as 30 bodies had been “piled up” at a mortuary in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, because staff at the Forensic Pathology Unit have downed tools again.DA KZN spokesperson on health, I