Thandi Modise becomes National Assembly speaker as Cyril Ramaphosa voted in as head of state

The ANC’s Thandi Modise has been elected the new speaker of the National Assembly after defeating the DA’s Richard Majola by 250 votes to 83. Parliament also elected ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa unopposed as the new head of state and government‚ paving the way for his inauguration‚ scheduled for Saturday. Modise trounced Majola in a […]

Man bust at OR Tambo airport with 22 rhino horns in his luggage

An airline passenger en route to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Johannesburg has been arrested with 22 rhino horns in his luggage. The horns were intercepted by authorities at OR Tambo International Airport‚ Capt Ndivhuwo Mulamu said in a statement on Wednesday. The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation unit arrested the 38-year-old man on […]

Four more South Africans return home after Egypt tour bus attack

Four South Africans who remained in Egypt for medical care after Sunday’s roadside bomb blast that targeted the tourist bus they were travelling in returned to South Africa on Wednesday morning. This was confirmed in a statement by the Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco). “No other details will be made available on this […]

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