- DNA test backlog fails teen rape victimon June 19, 2021 at 10:05 pm
Justice for a teen who was allegedly repeatedly raped over several months by three neighbours is hanging in the balance because of an almost two-year delay in crucial DNA tests.
- Class rotation 'a disaster for kids' futures', says expertson June 19, 2021 at 10:04 pm
While teacher unions have welcomed the decision to keep schools open as the vaccination of teachers gets under way next week, education experts have warned that the rotational attendance of pupils is "a disaster that is going to have long-term, […]
- Zuma's 'penniless' architect gets court to delay his trialby email@example.com (Graeme Hosken) on June 19, 2021 at 10:03 pm
Allegedly penniless and unable to afford lawyers, Minenhle Makhanya, the architect of former president Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, this week succeeded in begging the courts for mercy and postponing the start of his trial.
- SA's dagga master plan: State to reveal its hand on managing weed in lawby JoosteR@sundaytimes.co.za (Ruan Jooste) on June 19, 2021 at 10:02 pm
The government will finally present the national cannabis master plan to the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) on Wednesday, almost three years after the Constitutional Court decriminalised the use of the plant.
- Zulu royals split on a new kingby firstname.lastname@example.org (Zimasa Matiwane) on June 19, 2021 at 10:02 pm
The coronation of the next Zulu king could be delayed. Senior members of the Zulu royal family yesterday announced plans to restart the process of identifying an heir.
- With the third wave in full swing, doctors fear being overwhelmedby email@example.com (Graeme Hosken) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Gauteng doctors, swamped by skyrocketing Covid-19 infections, are bracing for the worst as SA's third wave sees them battling staff, bed and even personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages.
- DA wants Mzwandile Masina voted out over service delivery failuresby firstname.lastname@example.org (Aphiwe Deklerk) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina could face a motion of no confidence if the DA succeeds in having its motion tabled before the council.
- Bee and Bee with a difference: Garden bee hotels used to track Gauteng's urban biodiversityby email@example.com (Paul Ash) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Chevonne Reynolds was sitting at home during the first lockdown of the pandemic when she had the idea to set up a research programme using solitary bees.
- Other’s eyes ‘see’ for blind studenton June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Seven distinctions in matric should guarantee a pupil a place in biological sciences at any university in the country.
- Child abuse accused sedated for observationon June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
A 57-year-old Western Cape woman charged with assaulting two teenagers had to be sedated this week when she aggressively resisted court-ordered psychiatric observation at Worcester Hospital.
- Costly 'anomalies' in state attorney's payments to firmby Mawande@sundaytimes.co.za (Mawande AmaShabalala) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
A company that provided health experts to the state attorney to give evidence in medico-legal cases is the subject of a Special Investigating Unit (SIU) inquiry after it emerged it had been paid R123m in just three years - often in double payments.
- Newborn baby survives Covid-19 in ICUby Mawande@sundaytimes.co.za (Belinda Pheto) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
She’s only a month old, but Aurora Wileman has fought Covid along with the rest of her family — and survived.
- Untold riches, or stone-cold dismay? KZN 'diamond rush' likely to end in tears says expertsby firstname.lastname@example.org (Orrin Singh) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Ladysmith Black Mambazo sang about diamonds on the soles of one’s shoes in their 1986 hit with Paul Simon.
- Driveway to heaven hits Cape Town cul-de-sacby email@example.com (Bobby Jordan) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
It might be the most spectacular driveway in Cape Town, with stunning views of False Bay, but it leads nowhere - only to jokes among locals about rich folk from Johannesburg.
- Saldanha drug-bust booty on the blockby firstname.lastname@example.org (Bobby Jordan) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Feel like splashing out on Father's Day? Why not register the old man to bid for a 24m, 111-ton cocaine ship that will be auctioned next month in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth).
- Plan for youth to help Covid-19 registration driveon June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
The Presidential Youth Employment Initiative could be revived to boost Covid-19 vaccination registrations.
- ANC begins audit of its HQ staffby email@example.com (Kgothatso Madisa) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
ANC employees have until tomorrow to tell the party what their job titles are, who they report to, and where exactly their offices are in Luthuli House, as the party tries to sniff out "ghost workers".
- Covid-19 surge rides the party wave, say scientistsby FarberT@sundaytimes.co.za (Tanya Farber) on June 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm
The accelerating third wave of Covid-19 isn't something that's happening to us, it's something we're creating, say experts.
- PODCAST | Money makes the world go round: a broke ANC and a desperate, diamond-digging populaceon June 17, 2021 at 3:29 pm
The team discusses the ANC's cash crunch and the politics of KZN's 'diamond rush'.
- Prasa backtracks on 'tall trains' deal, claims need for locomotives 'still remains'on June 12, 2021 at 10:05 pm
Prasa is pushing ahead with a R3.5bn deal to buy locomotives that were found to be "too tall" for SA's rail network - even though a court ruled the deal corrupt and the Zondo probe heard how it led to big donations to the Jacob Zuma Foundation.