South Africa Puts Initial Universal Healthcare Cost at $17 Billion

South Africa published its draft National Health Insurance (NHI) bill on Thursday, with one senior official estimating universal healthcare for millions of poorer citizens would cost...

EXCLUSIVE: Family Welcomes Granting of Leave to Appeal for Coligny Two

The two men convicted of murder in the Coligny sunflower case, Pieter Doorewaard and Phillip Schutte, have been granted special leave to appeal directly...

South African Expats in Shark-Infested Waters – Expat Tax Law Change...

South African expats have been subjected to vast amounts of conflicting information regarding the amended expat law change, causing uncertainty and panic in their...

Top PRASA Manager Accused of Selling 42km of Railway Line He...

Former acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), Mthuthuzeli Swartz and another accused Syed Nadhir Mohiudeen are facing charges of...

South Africa’s Reserve Bank Governor Says He’ll Fight to Protect Independence

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Wednesday he will fight to protect the Reserve Bank's independence if it is...

Moody’s: South Africa’s Eskom Urgently Needs Turnaround Plan

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's state power utility Eskom urgently needs a turnaround plan as its capital structure is unsustainable, credit ratings agency Moody's said...

Crowdfunding for Adv. Gerrie Nel to Represent NSPCA in High Profile...

The National Council of SPCAs has the formidable task of ensuring the nationwide protection of all animal species from abuse, neglect, and cruelty. One...

Minister Condemns Attack on South African Police in Joburg CBD

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has condemned the attack on law enforcement agencies in Johannesburg, describing it as an attack on the State,...

Nedbank Demands Govt Urgently Fix South Africa’s Economy as Profit Stagnates

JOHANNESBURG - Nedbank called for more urgent government action to fix South Africa's struggling economy on Tuesday after first-half earnings at its main domestic...

A Unique Picture of Migration Patterns in South Africa Can Help...

Economic disparities, inequality and unemployment, particularly among young people, remain pervasive in South Africa. Lack of access to services and inadequate living conditions also...

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Carte Blanche Investigates Over 40 Dogs Poisoned in 1 Night. What’s...

Over 40 dogs were shockingly poisoned in one day in the small Johannesburg suburb of Florida, Roodepoort, earlier this month. According to experts about...

WATCH Lenasia Land Grabs as Tensions Rise Between Residents and Alleged...

From Gauteng to the Western Cape, land grabs have become part and parcel of South African life, threatening to leave once peaceful communities divided....

Carte Blanche Recounts the Strijdom Square Massacre, and More

Here's the line-up of hot South African topics that the Carte Blanche team are investigating this Sunday 4 August (and available for South Africans...