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It’s official: Lying on your CV about qualifications could mean jail time

Kieno Kammies speaks to Dr Shirley Lloyd, the former Higher Education Director of the National Qualifications Framework who helped work on the National Qualifications Amendment Bill. The Bill could see people who lie on their CV's slapped with a five-year...

Hlengiwe Mhlaba: ‘I tried to kill myself’

Gospel star Hlengiwe Mhlaba has revealed how she once attempted to take her own life. Mhlaba, who is part of the Ungazibulali Depression and Suicide Campaign that encompasses different musicians, joined the campaign to educate youngsters and the public. The campaign...

Hijacked cab driver accuses uMlazi cops of assault

BY Anelisa Kubheka A Bolt (formerly Taxify) driver says he regrets going to seek help at the uMlazi GG Police Station after being hijacked, saying he was assaulted by police “like a criminal” over using the station’s telephone. Mthokozisi Hodi, 27, said...

Heavily pregnant cop gives birth before dying after Mpumalanga car crash

Mpumalanga police are in mourning following the death of an officer‚ Constable Jane Ntuli‚ who was eight months pregnant‚ after a car crash at the weekend. Ntuli’s baby survived. “Ntuli‚ 36‚ who was eight months pregnant‚ was driving home from work...

Hendrik Verwoerd’s grandson to represent FF Plus in parly

If your father founded Orania, an Afrikaner town where no black people live, and your grandfather was pro-Apartheid, navigating democratic South Africa could be a challenge – especially if you are an incoming Member of Parliament. This is a reality...

Four-year-old girl attacked by lioness in a critical condition

By Chanice Jennike A four-year-old girl is in a critical condition after she was attacked by a lioness in Heilbron, Free State. The incident occurred at the Weltevrede Lion Farm on Sunday. The family was on their way home from a holiday...

Man imprisoned for 28 YEARS after woman dreamed that he raped her to be...

By Associated Press A man imprisoned for 28 years after a woman said she dreamed that he raped her could be freed after a Denver judge overturned his conviction, saying he would likely be acquitted at a new trial because...

Swaziland King Mswati denies ordering men to marry more wives

King Mswati of Swaziland has denied ordering the men in his country to marry more than one wife or face imprisonment. According to a statement issued by the government on Monday and signed by its spokesperson, Percy Simelane, and available...

South African National Flag Designer has died at 79

Frederick Brownell passed away on Friday, 10 May, at a time when South Africa was undergoing its sixth transitional phase. The news of his unfortunate passing came just two days after the country had gone to the polls to elect...

Grade 4 pupils to learn about masturbation in new curriculum

By PREGA GOVENDER The life orientation curriculum is hooking up with the 21st century. From next year, textbooks for pupils in grades 4 to 12 will reflect a “cutting edge” curriculum that treats masturbation, sexual consent, gender nonconformity and single-parent families...

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All the focus on Caster Semenya

Zola Budd’s South African 1500m record will face another assault from three-time world champion Caster Semenya tonight, a day after the 34-year anniversary of...

Sexual predator jailed

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