‘This is not a true reflection of South African jails’
South Africa 17 February 2014

February 17 - Former inmate and Leader of the Patriotic Alliance party, Gayton McKenzie says footage showing Becker and Du Preez apparently having something of a party in prison, is not a true reflection.

Government commits to eradicating asbestos and mud schools
South Africa 17 February 2014

Eastern Cape - Education experts last year claimed victory when after years of lobbying; the Basic Education Department gazetted new norms and standards for school infrastructure. But activists are keeping a watchful eye on the progress.

Maqubela murder conviction sentencing
South Africa 17 February 2014

Cape Town - Sentencing procedures began Monday, for convicted murderer, Thandi Maqubela. Late last year she was found guilty of killing her husband, High Court Judge Patrick Maqubela.

Correctional Services to probe ‘special treatment’ of Waterkloof Four
South Africa 17 February 2014

Johannesburg - The Correctional Services department has launched a probe to determine how alcohol could have been smuggled into a correctional facility. This after footage emerged of two of the so-called Waterkloof Four having a ‘good time’ behind bars.

Benoni miners refuse rescue
South Africa 17 February 2014

Benoni, Gauteng - Eleven illegal miners have been brought to the surface after being trapped underground at an abandoned mine in Benoni on the East Rand this weekend. 
The remaining miners refused to be ‘rescued’, saying they did not want to be arrested.


One on one with Jacob Zuma – Part 3
South Africa 16 February 2014

Cape Town – In an exclusive interview with eNCA’s Dan Moyane about his presidency, President Zuma says he does not intend giving up on the presidency just yet. (See part 1 and 2 for more).

One on one with Jacob Zuma – Part 2
South Africa 16 February 2014

Cape Town – In an exclusive interview with eNCA’s Dan Moyane about his presidency, President Zuma says he does not intend giving up on the presidency just yet. (See part 1 and 3 for more).

One on one with Jacob Zuma – Part 1
South Africa 16 February 2014

Cape Town – In an exclusive interview with eNCA’s Dan Moyane about his presidency, President Zuma says he does not intend giving up on the presidency just yet. (See part 2 and 3 for more).

Seventy-four-year-old Soweto woman disappears with two infants
South Africa 16 February 2014

White City, Soweto - Police are looking for an elderly woman, accused of kidnapping a five-month-old baby as well as her own one-year-old granddaughter. Baby Rorisang Dinto was last seen with family friend and neighbour, Hilda Mokoena, on Thursday.

Transnet pensioners fear destitution
South Africa 16 February 2014

Pretoria - Transnet is planning to spend R300-billion over the next few years on improving the country's railway system, but its former employees who are now pensioners, are struggling to survive.