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  • Limpopo traditional leader dies after his car collides with a cow
    by Sunday World on December 4, 2023 at 2:56 pm

    A Limpopo traditional leader has died after a vehicle he was travelling in hit a cow. The 49-year-old Kgoshi Morwashai Rhine Komane from Ga-Motshana outside Burgersfort was traveling in a Ford Ranger bakkie on D2537 Old Penge Road when he collided with the stray mammal early on Saturday morning. A black cow without a tag

  • Review the constitution and 2024 becomes our 1994
    by Russell Baloyi on December 4, 2023 at 1:00 pm

    A brief examination of the voters’ registration weekend stance adopted by various political leaders suggests they view elections as a catalyst for bringing about socio-economic transformation. This is exemplified by the widespread use of the slogan “2024 is our 1994” by numerous opposition parties. However, this theme overlooks the reality that democracy extends beyond periodic

  • Eskom confirms existence of multimillion-rands design tender
    by Sunday World on December 4, 2023 at 12:56 pm

    Cash-strapped state-owned power utility Eskom has confirmed that it has issued a tender for the design of a new company logo. This after valiant news anchor JJ Tabane sent a letter of demand asking Eskom to cancel the contract, which is also for the development of a corporate identity or brand design. “We acknowledge receipt

  • ConCourt dismisses Electoral Amendment Act challenge
    by Mpho Koka on December 4, 2023 at 12:01 pm

    The Electoral Amendment Act passed by parliament in October 2022 is not irrational and does not infringe any provision of the constitution, the Constitutional Court has ruled. This means that an application brought by the Independent Candidates Association of SA (ICA) has been dismissed. The judgment was handed down on Monday at the Constitutional Court

  • Our system of governance is under extreme pressure
    by Sandile Swana on December 4, 2023 at 12:00 pm

    South Africa has the three arms of the state that must oversee each other and ultimately make sure that all of them – the judiciary, legislature, and the executive – work together to protect the constitution and the constitutional democracy. I am most worried that South Africa has worsened its rankings in the Global Organised

  • Police officer in court for raping a man caught urinating in public
    by Coceka Magubeni on December 4, 2023 at 11:34 am

    A Free State police officer is in jail for allegedly raping a civilian who had been taken into custody at the weekend for urinating in public. The 36-year-old constable is due in court on Monday for allegedly raping the 21-year-old man. The constable, who is attached to the Park Road police station in Bloemfontein, was

  • Senseless shooting outside tavern claims young woman’s life
    by Coceka Magubeni on December 4, 2023 at 11:12 am

    A trip to buy a snack late at night ended tragically for a group of friends when one of them was shot and killed without any provocation. The 22-year-old woman was hit by a bullet while sitting in a vehicle parked outside a tavern in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga early on Saturday morning. It is alleged that

  • Charmza of the week: Aaron Motsoaledi
    by Sunday World on December 4, 2023 at 11:00 am

    Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi always tries harder to find solutions to complex administrative problems needing executive solutions. He is also a practical politician. This week he announced that he would be granting exemption permits for an extended period of two years to Zimbabwean and Basotho nationals to regularise their documentation and status – a

  • Will ConCourt judgment put a smile on independent candidates?
    by Nompilo Zulu on December 4, 2023 at 10:03 am

    The Constitutional Court is on Monday expected to deliver judgment in the highly-contested Electoral Amendment Act matter.  The matter was brought by the Independent Candidates Association and Build One South Africa (Bosa), who are challenging the legislation for imposing stringent threshold requirements, among other things, for independent candidates. The act gives provision for independent candidates