Johannesburg, South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Mbombela, South Africa
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Polokwane, South Africa
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
East London, South Africa
Upington, South Africa
Mahikeng, South Africa
Johannesburg, July 10 – Eskom says it won’t be lights off just yet for South Africans. The power utility says the delays in the building of the Medupi Power Station won’t necessarily result in power outages.
Johannesburg, July 10 – Two trustees of former president Nelson Mandela’s companies have broken their silence on the tensions bedeviling the Mandela family.
Johannesburg, July 10 – Seecrypt CEO Mornay Walters speaks to eNCA on the development of an app that can provide military-grade encryption for calls and smses.
July 9 – The Anene Booysen rape and murder trial kicks off in Swellendam in October. Johannes Kana is the last remaining accused in the case, after charges were dropped against Jonathan Davids - the man Booysen identified as one of her attackers.
Johannesburg, July 9 – More than 500 students have been left stranded in what seems to be a payment dispute between a Johannesburg college and its landlord. The students were evicted hours before they were set to write their assessment exams.
It has emerged that one of the victims of the San Francisco plane crash may have been run over by a fire truck. Investigators are still reviewing surveillance footage to determine if one of the two teenage girls killed actually died after the accident.
Cape Town, July 9 – Cape Town’s metro police are being investigated for the heavy-handed arrest of a blind musician. Lunga Nono was dragged off in front of his family and bystanders at Greenmarket Square
Pretoria, July 9 – Nelson Mandela’s close friends and allies have described his month-long stay in hospital as difficult and traumatic. The elder statesman’s health has deteriorated since he was admitted for a recurring lung infection on June 8.
Cape Town, July 9 – The City of Cape Town has vowed to take action against those found responsible for allegedly roughing up a blind musician.
July 7 – The hospital treating the crash victims says the most critically injured, were brought in first.