8 possible political killings in KwaZulu-Natal under investigation

There is concern that political violence has flared up again in KZN.Police Minister Bheki Cele announced eight possible political killings in the months of May and June.Cele said a special political investigating team was looking into the recent spate of killings.Concerns have been raised that there could be a possible resurgence of political killings in…

Paraplegic woman dies at sea while trying to row from California...

By Andrew Chamings Published 11:40 am PDT, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Photo: Instagram / @rowoflife Angela Madsen left Los Angeles in her 20-foot rowboat, Row of Life, in April and had a goal to reach Honolulu in four months. Three-time Paralympian rower, sixty-year-old Angela Madsen, has died at sea while attempting to complete a record breaking…

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott gives coronavirus health update, issues warning about season

Ezekiel Elliott, the star running back for the Dallas Cowboys who was diagnosed with the coronavirus, said in an interview Wednesday that he is feeling better but still cannot work out. Yahoo! Sports reported that Elliott’s diagnosis in earlier this month was leaked to the press and is considered the most famous player to be diagnosed.…

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Remaster Is For The...

4.36M Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don't like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Jun 24, 2020Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 are…

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Mbhazima Shilowa | Zille is entitled to her own opinions

Helen Zille may have written about racism as a journalist, but it does not appear she has an understanding of the myriad of racist laws that permeated our society, whose impact is still felt today, says Mbhazima Shilowa.Helen Zille, the Federal Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance, has put her foot in her mouth again. Yes,…

Infrastructure investment will be ‘fly wheel’ to grow economy

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni. Gallo Images/Phill Magakoe) Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has said infrastructure investment is needed to grow the economy post-Covid-19.The government has committed R100 billion over 10 years towards an infrastructure fund.Mboweni says together with the Development Bank of Southern Africa, the government has identified projects that will be funded through the budget…

R11bn for municipalities, as AGSA warns about repeated accountability failures |...

Finance minister Tito Mboweni delivering his coronavirus emergency budget. (Parliament of SA) The Auditor-General of South Africa presented a grim picture of municipalities' financial management during the 2018-2019 financial year.Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, in his supplementary budget, said an additional R11 billion has been allocated to local government.MPs called for more stringent enforcement of accountability measures…

Redskins to remove George Preston Marshall’s name from all team material

Five days after the city removed George Preston Marshall’s statue outside RFK Stadium, the Washington Redskins said Wednesday they would remove his name from all official team material, including their Ring of Fame, history wall and website, marking the team’s latest actions amid a nationwide reckoning with racial inequality.Marshall, the franchise’s founding owner, was the…

Bubba Wallace ‘relieved’ rope in garage wasn’t noose targeted at him,...

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace tweeted out a statement on Wednesday about the supposed noose found in his garage, saying that he's "relieved" to know it wasn't meant for him, but embarrassed by the mixup after the FBI ended its hate crime investigation."It's been an emotional few days. First off, I want to say how relieved I am…

Apple’s walled garden just got higher on its iPhones, iPads and...

Apple's making changes to its iOS software to answer long-standing requests. Angela Lang/CNET The tech industry often refers to Apple's ecosystem of devices as a "walled garden," an idyllic world of tech where each of the company's devices work together because Apple controls intricate details of how they work. In a few months, that wall…

‘Twitch blackout’ sees streamers protesting against company inaction

A number of Twitch streamers have ceased their broadcasts for 24 hours in protest of inaction on the part of the company following multiple allegations of sexual assault against community members. People in the video game industry began posting allegations of “gender-based discrimination, harassment and sexual assault since Friday,” according to the New York Times.…

Limitation of rights must not become new norm, warn academics ...

Citizens waiting for SASSA (PHOTO:GALLO IMAGES) Professors William Gumede and Saths Cooper have warned an integrated post-Covid-19 plan was needed to address the harsh consequences of the lockdown.Cooper said the government appeared unwilling to use new and valuable expertise to map such plans.He added the courts needed to make stronger pronouncements on regulations to prevent…

Cosatu slams Mboweni’s budget while opposition parties are left uninspired |...

Matthew Parks of Cosatu. (FIN24) Trade union federation Cosatu was left disillusioned with Tito Mboweni's budget.Opposition parties were generally uninspired.The move to a zero-based budget approach was welcomed, while state debt was a general concern.While opposition parties were generally uninspired by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's supplementary budget he delivered on Wednesday, his most strident criticism…

KZN to ‘present a clear plan’ in coming weeks on taxi...

Three teachers injured, one driver dead following taxi-violence shooting (Supplied) KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala announced that clear plans would be presented in the next few weeks to deal with the spate of murders in the province.It would also include the return of the Multi-Party Political Intervention Committee.He called on communities to out criminals in their…

Lakers eye JR Smith as top candidate to replace Avery Bradley,...

CloseHost of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017Free-agent guard JR Smith, out of the NBA for two years, has emerged as a leading candidate to replace Avery Bradley on the Los Angeles Lakers' roster for the season's Orlando restart, sources told ESPN.Lakers president of basketball operations Rob Pelinka and Smith's agent, Rich Paul of…

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer zooms onto Switch and PS4

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer, the unwieldily titled podracing video game that was maybe the second best thing to come out of the prequel trilogy after “Duel of the Fates,” has been released for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch. The game was initially supposed to come out in May, but the release got…

LG Velvet review: Beautifully flawed

The long-running LG G series retires this year, and in its place comes a new mid-level flagship built around design and aesthetic beauty. The LG Velvet has 5G onboard and the latest version of LG's Dual Screen attachment, giving it features matched by few other phones. But even though this might be LG's best-looking and…

Covid-19: Patients refuse to self-isolate or use state quarantine facilities

The Thusong Multipurpose Centre in Khayelitsha which serves as a Covid-19 site in Cape Town. Brenton Geach, Gallo Images The government said its biggest Covid-19 headache is patients refusing to self-isolate or use state quarantine facilities.Joe Phaahla said on average, out of every 100 positive tested people in the Western Cape, only between 15 and…