Lunga Siquku* finds it difficult to answer questions written in his home language, isiXhosa. He is among 78% of South Africa’s Grade 4 pupils who cannot understand what they read.
President Jacob Zuma, presidential hopeful Zweli Mkhize and the KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee have met on the eve of the ANC’s elective conference to discuss what could be a realignment of slates.
How the man behind SA’s largest corporate scandal is less than beloved by his neighbours after refusing to let them pass by his seaside plot.
Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramakgopa says she is still baffled about how the decision was taken to transfer mentally-ill patients from Life Esidemeni to unlicensed Non-Governmental Organisations.
Education MEC Mthandeni Dlungwane has expressed her sadness by the death of five teachers in Ladysmith.
It’s been over a week since nearly 800 000 matriculants began their final exams.
Triple murder accused, Henri van Breda, has told the Cape Town High Court that he had become confused and disoriented after witnessing the killing of his family members.
Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba has approved the request of the City of Cape Town to make budgetary amendments to assist with their drought relief efforts.
The South African Revenue Service has defended its decision to allow its suspended Chief Officer for business and individual tax, Jonas Makwakwa, to return to work.
University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) students will not shut down the institution until there has been a mass meeting to decide on a course of action.
Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato says it is time to review crime prevention initiatives and interventions instituted by police.
The City of Johannesburg has promised to increase raids on known drug dens in coming weeks.
Angry community members in Mabopane have set alight six municipal vehicles and damaged the maintenance office.
Four learners have been killed in a car crash at Greytown in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.
The presidency has rejected the allegations contained in media reports on Sunday claiming wrongdoing by President Jacob Zuma in relation to some undeclared funds.
Gauteng premier David Makhura’s role in the transfer of Life Esidimeni mental health patients must be investigated, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.
The DA has joined calls for former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to be brought back from the UK in order to testify at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings underway in Johannesburg.
Thousands of learners from several schools in Cape Town have marched to Parliament demanding greater safety at schools.
The late National Health Spokesperson Joe Maila’s children have given moving tributes to their father during his funeral service in Polokwane in Limpopo.
Negotiations between social grants agency South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the South African Post Office over a deal to distribute social grants have collapsed.
Two people have died and four others were seriously injured when the car they were travelling in veered off the road and crashed into a tree along the R36 in Tzaneen.