Sunday, June 13, 2021

Archieves

‘Big Joe’ the Bok is now gentle Joe of the jungle

On the rugby field he was a weapon of national destruction. In his own fields, former Springbok star "Big Joe" van Niekerk is now...

SA surges past 900,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 8,700 in 24 hours

SA had officially recorded its 900,000th Covid-19 case, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Friday. Only 17 other countries have surpassed this grim milestone.   Mkhize...

Microsoft to continue talks to buy TikTok’s US operations

US tech giant Microsoft has confirmed that it is continuing talks to purchase the US operations of Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok. Microsoft boss Satya Nadella...

Education department reads the riot act as ‘militant’ teachers face the chop

As the country waits with bated breath for the government's announcement on the status of schools on Thursday, the department of basic education has...

Rob Van Vuuren apologises for doing blackface: ‘I am deeply ashamed’

Queen Sono actor Rob Van Vuuren has issued a public apology for doing blackface in a 2013 Leon Schuster film, expressing profound regret over his...

State capture: Ex-Denel executive tells of ‘flawed’ contract awarded to Gupta-linked firm

Former group supply chain management executive at Denel, Dennis Mlambo, on Wednesday told the state capture commission how he was sidelined by top managers so tender...