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ANC pays tribute to Aziz Pahad

Independent online (SA) 28 Sep 2023
The ANC has paid tribute to former party veteran Aziz Pahad saying he was a patriot and a brilliant diplomat. Pahad died at his home in Johannesburg on Wednesday ... UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said Pahad contributed immensely to the liberation Struggle ... Politics .

Parliament pays tribute to anti-apartheid activist and former MP, Aziz Pahad

Independent online (SA) 28 Sep 2023
Tributes to former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aziz Pahad have been streaming in since his death, with South Africa’s Parliament describing him as an “extraordinary revolutionary who gave his all to the fight against apartheid”. Pahad, 82, died at his Saxonwold home Johannesburg on Wednesday night ... IOL .

Struggle veteran Aziz Pahad has died

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2023
Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and ANC veteran Aziz Pahad has died in Johannesburg. He was 82 years old ... The SABC reported on Wednesday evening that Pahad died at his home in Johannesburg ... IOL Politics .

Charl Kinnear’s widow opens culpable homicide case against implicated officers

Eye Witness News 26 Sep 2023
Last Monday marked exactly three years since the decorated detective was assassinated outside his Bishop Lavis home in Cape Town. JOHANNESBURG - The ... Last Monday marked exactly three years since the decorated detective was assassinated outside his Bishop Lavis home in Cape Town.

Bold action key to overcoming crisis

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2023
Driving to the North West from Johannesburg, for example, one passes homes of less than four people with sparkling swimming pools, even in winter, whilst down the road, thousands of households walk with buckets to receive water from communal standpipes ... In 2019, 88.2% of households across South Africa had access to piped water in their homes.

‘The music tastes better’: How setbacks ‘seasoned’ Anthony Hamilton's artistry

Eye Witness News 21 Sep 2023
Anthony Hamilton sits down with Eyewitness News to discuss his upcoming shows over Heritage Day weekend, why South Africa is his ‘second home’, and how life experiences shaped his three-decade-long career. JOHANNESBURG - Very few artists have been able to permeate the music zeitgeist like Anthony Hamilton.

WATCH: Abrupt overnight storm batters City of Tshwane, Joburg and Krugersdorp

Eye Witness News 20 Sep 2023
Rain and strong winds lashed the Gauteng province overnight, with reports of damage to homes and cars, as well as disruptions to the electricity supply in some areas. JOHANNESBURG - City of Tshwane authorities say no deaths or injuries have been reported as a results of Tuesday night’s storm.

News24 | Big guns called in as City Power disconnects electricity in Joburg's hijacked buildings

News24 20 Sep 2023
A seven-year-old boy returning from school was shocked when he was greeted by police carrying R5 rifles standing outside his home in Betty Street, the Johannesburg CBD ... .

City Power says it loses R30m a year from illegal connections in Naturena

Eye Witness News 19 Sep 2023
The power utility conducted a disconnection drive in the south Johannesburg suburb on Tuesday. JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg City Power said it loses about R30 million a year from Naturena residents who are connected illegally to the electrical grid.

Chinese loans to Africa plummet to near two-decade low - study

Reuters 19 Sep 2023
Chinese lending slipped below $1 bln in 2022Several African nations struggling with debt levelsChina faces economic headwinds at home. JOHANNESBURG, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Chinese sovereign lending to Africa fell below $1 billion last year - the lowest level in nearly two decades - ...

The Brixton light festival is at a juncture

Mail Guardian South Africa 18 Sep 2023
On the evening of the Light Festival, residents returned home to empty taps ... The staggering number of lives lost, people injured or missing, and homes and belongings destroyed at 80 Albert Street, followed by reports of xenophobic political rhetoric brought a strong message home that all is not well in Johannesburg.

Home Affairs Minister to appeal court's ZEP ruling

Eye Witness News 18 Sep 2023
JOHANNESBURG - Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is now hoping to overturn the court’s June findings declaring the termination of the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) programme as unlawful and unconstitutional ... • Home Affairs to defend scrapping of ZIM exemption permit in court.

Inside South Africa's hijacked buildings

The Daily Telegraph 16 Sep 2023
Walking past the old Presbyterian church in downtown Johannesburg is an assault on the senses ... One resident, who claims to have been a professional boxer, says he has called the church home for 21 years ... One of the most famous hijacked buildings in Johannesburg is Remington House, a 13-storey high-rise near the centre of the city.

Family-friendly Folklore Festival returns with aim of community building

Eye Witness News 15 Sep 2023
Talking to Eyewitness News festival director Pilani Bubu said the festival was an event for the whole family to encourage families to step out of the home in a safe environment to be a part of a community, especially in a post-pandemic world. JOHANNESBURG – The Folklore Festival ...

'Never underestimate the competition', says Masters canoe champ Visser

Eye Witness News 14 Sep 2023
Chris Visser won a bronze medal in the K1 and struck gold in the K2 with his partner, Colin Simpkins, the secretary-general of Canoeing South Africa. JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s canoe athlete Chris Visser bought home two medals from the ICF Masters Canoe Marathon World Championships in Vejen, Denmark ... .

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