• NYDA: Young People Create Thousands Of Jobs

    NYDA: Young People Create Thousands Of Jobs

    Young people are doing their bit to make things better for themselves with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) announcing that it created and sustained thousands of jobs. “Youth-owned enterprises supported through the Youth Micro Enterprise Relief Fund and the NYDA Grant Funding program have collectively created and sustained 8 600 jobs in the economy,”

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  • Arrest Warrant Issued For Absent Andile Lungisa

    Arrest Warrant Issued For Absent Andile Lungisa

    A warrant of arrest was on Tuesday issued against former Nelson Mandela Bay Councillor Andile Lungisa after he failed to appear in the Motherwell Magistrate’s Court for allegedly breaking Covid-19 regulations. However, Anelisa Ngcakani, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson, said the arrest warrant was held over. Lungisa, who failed to turn up because he

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  • Student Loans: NSFAS Opens New Applications

    Student Loans: NSFAS Opens New Applications

    The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) on Tuesday announced the opening of online applications for financial aid for next year. NSFAS is funding qualifying students who would need government bursaries to further their studies at 25 public universities or 50 Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges. Higher education minister, Blade Nzimande, said he

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  • Quinton Quits T20 WC Over Order To Take The Knee

    Quinton Quits T20 WC Over Order To Take The Knee

    South Africa’s cricket T20 World Cup team was thrown into disarray on Tuesday with the departure of star wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock in protest at being forced to take the knee. A photograph has made the rounds showing some South African players standing when others took the knee. Captain Temba Bavuma is on record as saying

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  • Zuma Bid To Remove Prosecutor Downer Fails

    Zuma Bid To Remove Prosecutor Downer Fails

    Former president Jacob Zuma’s special plea to have senior prosecutor, Advocate Billy Downer, removed from his corruption trial was on Tuesday morning dismissed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court. Judge Piet Koen said the reasons advanced to have Downer declared unfit to prosecute the former president were based “on speculation or suspicion or are based on

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  • Middle Aged Man Found Dead In Bullet Riddled Car

    Middle Aged Man Found Dead In Bullet Riddled Car

    A man has been found shot dead inside his bullet riddled luxury car in the La Lucia Ridge area, Umhlanga in Ethekwini. “Paramedics, together with the South African Police Services, responded to reports of a shooting incident in Armstrong Avenue in the La Lucia Ridge area, Umhlanga just after 8am on Tuesday,” said Emer-G-Med. “On

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