Shocking footage shows moment woman was forced to give birth alone in jail cell while guards ignored her

CCTV footage shows the moment a woman was forced to give birth in a prison cell by herself “while prison guards ignored her”. Diana Sanchez, 26, is seen writhing in agony and screaming as she lay on her back “on a cold hard bench, feet away from a toilet” as she pushed. She had been locked …

Miners stage underground sit-in, demand for permanent employment

Unrest is currently been witnessed in the Miming sector of the nation as hundreds of mine workers are staging a sit-in underground at the Impala mine in Rusternburg in the North West. It’s believed the miners went underground on Thursday morning but have not resurfaced. Loyiso Tybuko, a representative of mine workers union has confirmed …

Man to be freed from prison after spending 36 years for stealing About R760

A man is due to be freed from prison after spending 36 years in jail for stealing $50. Alvin Kennard was sentenced to life without parole under an old Alabama “three strikes” law. Kennard was first charged with two counts of burglary first degree and grand larceny and received a three year suspended sentence in 1979. Four …

Nigerians stage protest at the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria over xenophobic attacks

Nigerians in South Africa stormed the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa, to protest xenophobic attacks directed at them in South Africa.   The protesters, mostly made up of victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, said on Thursday, August 29, that they are angered by the recent massive looting of foreign-owned shops in the city by …

Former Water Affairs Minister spills hard at Gavin Watson Memorial

Memorial was held today at Roodepoort, Johannesburg for former CEO of  African Global Operations, previously known as Bosasa Gavin Watson who died in a car crash outside the OR Tambo International Airport earlier this week. Speaking at the memorial is member of the ANC national executive committee Nomvula Mokonyane who used the opportunity to blast …

Two Men Arrested In Connection With The Murder Of A Woman And Her Helper In Zakariyya Park, Johannesburg.

The police has arrested two men, aged 26 and 34, in Zakariyya Park, South of Johannesburg on Friday after the bodies of a 39-year-old woman and her helper were discovered. The suspects were suspected to be connected to their death after a vehicle belonging to the deceased was seen with one of the suspect. Sgt …

Proposed Economy plan receives another blow from the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy

The criticisms have not stopped rolling in for the finance minister Tito Mboweni and his proposed economic plan. The latest to shade the plan is minster for mineral resources and energy Gwede Mantashe. The finance minister had suggested in his plan that Eskom could sell some coal-powered plants to raise R450-billion; but the mineral resources …

President Ramaphosa speaks about climate change at TICAD summit in Japan

The Amazon that has been burning for more than two weeks in Brazil has gotten the world’s attention. As the fire continues to raze down the amazon, president Ramaphosa has emphasised the serious threat posed to Africa by climate change, while addressing the Tokyo International Conference on African Development He said “While the African continent …

President Ramaphosa instructs investigation into Passenger Rail Agency

The allegations of maladministration levied at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has been referred to the state’s special investigating unit by president Ramaphosa. The ingestigation unit is mandated to probe allegations of improper or unlawful conduct by employees, unlawful appropriation or expenditure of public money, irregular procurement and more, according to a notice …

EFF- economic growth proposal is ‘imperialism in action’

The economic growth proposal released by the finance minister Tito Mboweni is still receiving critiisms from opposition parties as EFF joined the train. Floyd Shivambu the deputy president of the Economic Freedom Fighter has also nailed the minister’s plan saying it is an “imperialism in action”. The minister unmasked the economic growth plan on Tuesday …