Africa

News24.com | Supra Mahumapelo could sink even further

News24.com | Supra Mahumapelo could sink even further

Time is running out for the ANC to take a firm decision on whether to retain out-of-favour ANC provincial chairperson in North West Supra Mahumapelo, as next year‘s general election draws nearer. Those who attended the ANC national working committee meeting on Monday at Doxa Deo church in Hartbeespoort, north of Johannesburg, said ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa was worried about […]

News24.com | Mmusi Maimane: I won‘t quit

News24.com | Mmusi Maimane: I won‘t quit

Embattled DA leader Mmusi Maimane says he will not resign as head of the party, should it fail to grow beyond 22% at the polls next year. Next year’s general election will be Maimane’s first at the helm of the party, which has in recent months scored a series of embarrassing own goals. “I am focused on growing the organisation. […]

News24.com | Tambo daughter ‘dumped‘ by ANC

News24.com | Tambo daughter ‘dumped‘ by ANC

Tselane Tambo – daughter of former ANC president Oliver Tambo – has accused the ANC of “dumping” her at her most vulnerable, leaving her to fend for herself, sick and alone. And, after speaking to City Press, she claims she received calls from party members who had helped to move her into a new apartment in Fourways, north of Johannesburg, […]

News24.com | Sedibe gets Fifa assets

News24.com | Sedibe gets Fifa assets

World football federation Fifa has been stripped of all its South African trademarks and is now forced to hand over documents that could expose corruption and millions in kickbacks at the highest levels of government and the country’s local soccer authority. In a world first, and what could be seen as a precedent-setting court battle, North Gauteng High Court Judge […]

News24.com | Gupta cases in crisis

News24.com | Gupta cases in crisis

President Cyril Ramaphosa could soon be calling his counterparts in Dubai and India for help to get the Gupta family and their lieutenants behind bars. So frustrated are prosecutors at the slow process of submitting their requests for mutual legal assistance from those governments that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is now considering asking Ramaphosa to directly engage Sheikh Khalifa […]

News24.com | 8-year-old boy drowns in lagoon near Port Edward

News24.com | 8-year-old boy drowns in lagoon near Port Edward

An eight-year-old boy drowned while swimming in the Mzamba lagoon near the Wild Coast Sun, Port Edward, on Saturday afternoon. The National Sea Rescue Institute was activated after lifeguards reported a drowning in the lagoon. Police search and rescue divers and NSRI rescue swimmers searched the water while the NSRI jet ski was also deployed, NSRI Port Edward Station Commander […]