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Several injured in gas explosion at Sandton shopping complex

At least eight people were injured and nine shops damaged during a gas explosion at a Rivonia shopping centre in Sandton on Saturday, emergency services officials said.Johannesburg Emergency Services spokesperson Nana Radebe confirmed the incident, saying the injured people had burn wounds that ranged from critical to serious. They have been hospitalised.The exact number of…

Ramaphosa to visit family of murdered student Precious Ramabulana

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit the family and former home of student Precious Ramabulana on Sunday after she was stabbed to death in Mokomene, Limpopo.The Capricorn TVET College student, aged 21, was reportedly stabbed 52 times in her rented room last Sunday.News24 previously reported that Limpopo police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo confirmed that she…

ANC integrity commission recommends Bongani Bongo step aside amid corruption case

The ANC’s integrity commission has recommended that MP Bongani Bongo, who stands accused of corruption, “step aside” from his ANC activities and positions, the party’s integrity commission chairperson George Mashamba has confirmed. This includes Bongo’s deployment as a Member of Parliament.The commission recommended that the national executive committee (NEC) instruct Bongo to step down until…

Former Zuma lawyers released in Namibia after paying fines over work permits – reports

Two high-profile South African lawyers who once represented former president Jacob Zuma have been released in Namibia after they were ordered to pay fines for immigration-related charges, according to reports.Informanté, a Namibian publication, reported that Mike Hellens and Dawie Joubert were ordered to pay fines totalling N$10 000 after they pleaded guilty  in the Windhoek…

KZN ‘most wanted’ criminal siblings arrested in Gauteng

Two siblings who were considered “most wanted” in KwaZulu-Natal are both in police custody for a string of violent crimes, police said on Saturday.The siblings, aged 34 and 38, have been linked to murder and attempted murder cases, which were committed at the KwaMashu hostel and surrounding areas, police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said.He said…

Gibbs lands Bangladesh T20 coaching gig

Cape Town – Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs has been appointed as the head coach of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) side, Sylhet Thunder.Gibbs confirmed the news on his Twitter account, writing that his main objective is to become a regular coach in T20 cricket.Gibbs has experience of coaching teams in Afghanistan’s domestic T20 league and Kuwait’s…

DA says IEC must explain how Senkubuge was voted into Tshwane council

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says that the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) must explain how embattled Tshwane politician Sheila Senkubuge was voted into council allegedly before she became a naturalised citizen.This, after a private citizen laid charges against Senkubuge questioning whether she was eligible to hold a council seat, claiming she initially held permanent…

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Black Friday is fading in the US

Becky Strickland really wanted her teenage daughter to experience the madness of Black Friday, so she brought her to Manhattans Herald Square — typically one of New Yorks busiest shopping districts. But stores failed to produce the hectic scene she expected …

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NewsdzeZimbabwe: SCHWEPPES COMMISSIONS SOLAR PLANT

skip to main | skip to sidebarFriday, November 29, 2019  NewsdzeZimbabwe   0 ENERGY and Power Development Minister Advocate Fortune Chasi yesterday officially commissioned a 1-megawatt rooftop photovoltaic solar plant for Schweppes Africa Holdings’…

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Tongaat accounting scandal: Questions raised over role of management

The company released a summary of an investigation by auditing firm PwC, which showed executives inappropriately capitalised assets, among other irregularities, to hike profits. JOHANNESBURG – As the markets reacted to revelations that sugar giant Tongaat …