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  • JSC gives Mandisa Maya nod to become first female chief justice
    by Mpho Koka on May 21, 2024 at 6:25 pm

    The judicial service commission (JSC) has resolved that Deputy Chief Justice Mandisa Maya is suitable for the position of chief justice after her interview on Tuesday. Maya was the sole candidate interviewed to replace incumbent Chief Justice Raymond Zondo who goes on retirement in August when his 12-year term on the Constitutional Court comes to

  • Meyiwa murder suspect linked to a cellphone while in prison
    by Nompilo Goba on May 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm

    A police data expert on Tuesday linked one of the suspects accused of former Bafana Bafana goalie Senzo Meyiwa’s murder to a cellphone while he was incarcerated. This comes as the trial resumed at the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday. Data analyst Gideon Gouws continued his testimony on critical cellphone evidence. Meyiwa was shot and

  • Ex-DA federal council chair James Selfe dies after long illness
    by Nompilo Goba on May 21, 2024 at 4:14 pm

    James Selfe, the former chairperson of the DA Federal Council, has passed away at the age of 68. The DA confirmed his death, stating that Selfe died “peacefully, surrounded by family and loved ones, following a lengthy battle with illness”. In a heartfelt statement, DA leader John Steenhuisen extended his sincerest condolences to Selfe’s wife

  • Methodist takes legal steps over Queen Nandi’s abortion claims
    by Julia Madibogo on May 21, 2024 at 4:00 pm

    Reality TV show star and Methodist Church pastor’s wife, Queen Nandi, has alleged that the orthodox church wanted her to abort her child.   She further claimed that when she refused to terminate the pregnancy, the church slashed her husband’s salary.   However, the Methodist Church told Sunday World on Tuesday that it refutes the

  • Court withdraws arrest warrants against Julies murder suspect cops
    by Shona Buhr on May 21, 2024 at 2:52 pm

    The Johannesburg High Court, sitting in the Palm Ridge magistrate’s court, has lifted the warrants of arrest for two of the Nathaniel Julies murder accused, Caylene Whiteboy and Vorster Netshiongolo. Judge Cassim Moosa issued warrants of arrest for two of the three former Eldorado Park police officers after they failed to appear in court in

  • Residents are scared after clashes between ANC, EFF in Limpopo
    by Moyahabo Mabeba on May 21, 2024 at 2:19 pm

    The residents of Juju Valley, an informal settlement outside Polokwane in Limpopo, are living in fear following violent clashes between ANC and EFF members. Police in the province have confirmed that about 25 people were injured during the clashes at the weekend, including a nine-year-old girl who sustained a gunshot wound. Sunday World has been

  • Humble beginnings do not define who you are – Mandisa Maya
    by Mpho Koka on May 21, 2024 at 12:51 pm

    African children from poor backgrounds should work hard, reach out for opportunities, and know that their humble beginnings do not define who they are. This is according to Deputy Chief Justice Mandisa Maya, who was speaking at the Judicial Service Commission interview for the position of chief justice. Maya is the only nominee for the

  • Pikitup wants striking ‘lawbreakers’ arrested as rubbish piles up
    by Coceka Magubeni on May 21, 2024 at 12:33 pm

    It has been more than a week since the City of Joburg’s waste management entity Pikitup workers began a tools-down operation. And numerous locations in Johannesburg are still littered with uncollected rubbish. Protesters have shut down depots, demanding that the entity gives them permanent employment. Speaking on behalf of Pikitup, Muzi Mkhwanazi stated that the

  • ‘No need to cancel medical aids after president signed NHI Bill’
    by Coceka Magubeni on May 21, 2024 at 11:59 am

    The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has thrown its weight behind President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent signing of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill into law. However, the council has urged all medical aid members not to abandon or cancel their memberships. According to CMS, signing the bill into law was a key step in addressing