Premier’s visit turns violent as KZN premier tries to address councillors

Sihle Zikalala
KZN premier Sihle Zikalala was scheduled to address the IFP councillors at the inauguration of uMkhanyakude District Municipality councillors. But that didn’t happen.

“I cured a couple of HIV/Aids through prayer,” claims Mogoeng Mogoeng

Mogoeng Mogoeng
Former Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng claims that he used prayer to cure a couple living with HIV/Aids.


Vaccine mandates will be introduced for the first time in South Africa’s history, President Cyril Ramaphosa told the nation on Sunday night.

Doctors call for calm as reformulated Omicron vaccine may be ready in early 2022

Despite the panic surrounding the Omicron variant, the head of the South African Medical Association has called for calm, saying its symptoms have not shown to be too severe thus far.

Workers in the mining industry fear they won’t be protected from Omicron

After surviving the Covid-19 Delta variant in February, at a time when her health was deteriorating because of her HIV status, a Limpopo mother of three now fears for her life again.

LUCKY ON MONDAY: Brow-beated Rassie looks to the future

Rassie Erasmus
In myth and legend, Saint George slays the dragon. The story goes that when the villagers ran out of livestock and trinkets for the dragon, they started giving up human tributes. So George grabbed his sword, went out and, in mortal combat, slaughtered the nasty dragon.

Richards Bay mayor puts on blue light extravaganza to impress his wife

The newly-elected mayor of uMhlathuze Local Municipality surprised his wife with an entourage of his official blue light SUVs.

Four initiates lose their lives in illegal initiation schools

At least four young men have died at different illegal circumcision schools in the Eastern Cape in the past two weeks.

Limpopo community leaders give foreigners until New Year’s Day to pack their bags

Undocumented foreigners – especially Zimbabweans – living in Seshego, Polokwane, and neighbouring communities have been given a New Year’s Day deadline to leave the area by community leaders.

DJ Black Coffee goes traditional for the Grammys

DJ Black Coffee will wear ibheshu when he attends the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles next year.