Western Cape Premier Alan Winde suspends MEC for community safety, Albert Fritz | News24

Western Cape Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz. Jacques Stander/Gallo Images Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has suspended his MEC for community safety, Albert Fritz, with immediate effect after receiving “serious allegations”. In a statement released by the premier’s office, Winde said he received “serious allegations” against Fritz in the past week. “I have summoned the … Read more

Peru races to save birds threatened by oil spill

A Lima zoo is racing to save dozens of seabirds, including protected penguins, left covered in oil after 6,000 barrels of crude spilled off Peru’s coast in the aftermath of the Tonga tsunami. More than 40 birds, including Humboldt penguins — listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature — were brought … Read more

‘Divisions and factions in the ANC are becoming a threat to our democracy’ – Ramaphosa | News24

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: Gallo Images/Simphiwe Nkwali The ANC held a two-day Lekgotla at the weekend. The party reflected on its internal challenges and its plans on governance. Cyril Ramaphosa says the Lekgotla warned of ANC divisions, which are threatening democratic gains. The ANC’s deepening divisions and factionalism remain the biggest threat to the party … Read more

‘Complicated relationship’: Anna Wintour pays tribute to Andre Leon Talley

Dame Anna Wintour acknowledged her “complicated” relationship with the late Andre Leon Talley in her tribute to him. The long-serving editor-in-chief of Vogue – a position she has held since 1988 – issued a statement honouring the magazine’s former creative director following his death aged 73 on 18 January, but she also admitted to having … Read more

‘I miss my darling wife so much’ – husband of murdered Tembisa deputy principal | News24

The Ngendane family said Thembisile was a kind-hearted person who was always smiling. The Ngendane family say they are living through one of the worst periods of their lives. Deputy principal Thembisile Ngendane was gunned down in the driveway of Phomolong Secondary School in Tembisa on Friday afternoon. Her family said she was a kind … Read more

UPDATE: Shoulder surgery for Bok flyhalf

According to Sunday newspaper Rapport, Jantjies underwent surgery on Thursday, and the Bok pivot is now expected to be out for between two and three months. READ | BULLS ‘BANTER’ VIDEO BACKFIRES AFTER FIRING UP STORMERS “He should maybe play with us again in April. . . the last few games of the season,” Red Hurricanes coach Johan Ackermann … Read more