Most Commented | Cape Town storm: Two healthcare centres remain closed after flooding

Two community healthcare centres are expected to remain closed on Friday after overnight flooding, according to the Western Cape health department. The Parow and Belhar community day centres were submerged after heavy rain fell overnight, which caused extensive flooding in the areas and in Goodwood, Ravensmead and Bellville South. READ:  “Alternative arrangements have been made to accommodate clients seeking medical […] | Guptas have 5 days to return plane to Lanseria airport

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg found some of the Gupta family to be in breach of a court order, after the same court ordered the family return the now infamous Bombadier Global 6000 to a Canadian bank. High Court Judge Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane said on Friday that Atul Gupta and his wife, Chetali, as well as Westdawn and Oakbay […] | Miner dies at Sibanye mine in Carletonville

A miner was killed in the early hours of Friday morning at Sibanye-Stillwater‘s Driefontein Hlanganani shaft in Carletonville in western Gauteng, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said. NUM national spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu said the miner died following a rock fall. According to Mammburu, the mineworker was one of three mineworkers trapped while working the night shift. The other two […] | WATCH: ‘All Blacks WERE poisoned in 1995‘

Cape Town – A former South African police commander stands by his claims that the All Blacks were poisoned before the 1995 Rugby World Cup final against the Springboks. Rory Steyn, who was chief bodyguard to former president Nelson Mandela, suggested a few years ago that betting syndicates sought to poison the All Blacks in order to make huge money […] | Rand dips slightly as positive US economic data boosts dollar

Cape Town – The rand stood firm, dipping slightly on Friday afternoon in the wake of the release of better-than-expected US economic data.  The local currency briefly weakened from R12.65/$ to R12.73/$ after data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed gains of 223 000 non-farm jobs for May, above forecasts of 190 000. The rand was trading at […] | Grace Mugabe ally held for exiting Zim unlawfully – report

A Grace Mugabe ally, who recently returned home from self-imposed exile, has been arrested and arraigned before the Harare magistrate‘s court  for allegedly exiting the southern African country unlawfully in November, a report said on Friday.  The former local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere  about a week ago after at least six months in exile following a military takeover that resulted […] | ‘My love, you will never be alone‘ – Heartrending letters at slain Stella girls’ funeral

The murders of two teenage girls have crushed the small farming community of Stella in the North West. An eerie silence filled the air on Friday at Sharnelle Hough and Marna Engelbrecht’s funeral, after pink, blue and purple balloons were released into the air. Every now and then, the quiet was broken by a stifled sob. The grade 11 pupils’ […]