The mayor of a city seen as a drug cartel stronghold was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of pressuring town councilors to pay off drug lords, the state prosecutor's office said.
A Tibetan man in China burned himself to death on Tuesday, overseas media and a rights group reported, the latest in a string of self-immolation protests in recent years.


Prisoners in KwaZulu-Natal have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela with an exhibition of paintings and drawings.
SWA flight attendant who is having a mid-life crisis lets people know what’s on her mind.
Kirsty Forrester’s pooch Cooper has a very special talent.

In case you missed it

Justice Malala talks to Attorney Comfort Ngidi who is set to defend the Nkandla report in court as there are some "blatant errors". He has called on concerned...
This week Checkpoint goes back to Refilwe to better understand the real causes behind the rise of so called xenophobic attacks in the country.
Prof Susan Booysen from Wits University and Senior Political Reporter at EWN Stephen Grootes Join Justice Malala to discuss the big stories of the week.
Johannesburg – A youtube wrap of the best news bloopers of February 2014. Credit: Youtube / NewsBeFunny
Johannesburg – The Vote-No campaigners say they've approached metal workers union Numsa with a view to joining forces. The union has hinted it may form a left-leaning...
Johannesburg – enCA speaks to Statistician, Pali Lehohla on the release of the tourism and migration survey results that have been released by Stats SA.

TOP STORIES view all

The Oscar Pistorius trial sees Roger Dixon testifying on socks he hasn't touched, gun tests done in his absence and bullet wound findings made from a post mortem he never attended.
Vote No! campaigners have approached Numsa with a view to joining forces with the union that hinted it may form a political party if it's expelled from Cosatu.
The Independent Electoral Commission won't be drawn into the debacle involving its chairperson Pansy Tlakula.

NEWS STREAMcloseview all

This is the overlay

eNCA Subscriptions