A major class action against bread producers found guilty of price fixing and market allocation by the Competition Commission has calculated that the damage to consumers amounted to a mere R2.1m, while the bread producers were fined almost R300m.
By Amanda Visser and Mark Allix 7 Mar 2014 08:44
Cabinet has expressed its abhorrence for the recent murders of two Dobsonville teenagers in an alleged occult-related ritual.
7 Mar 2014 06:42
Winning the right to broadcast the Oscar Pistorius trial came with clearly defined restrictions, one of which prevented the media from showing the faces or publishing photographs of witnesses who had not consented to being filmed.
By Sulaiman Philip 6 Mar 2014 08:23
Grey, sleek, bristling with massive cannon and an assortment of machine guns, the French navy's Commandant Birot is well-equipped to patrol Africa's most dangerous stretches of ocean.
4 Mar 2014 07:00
Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has urged communities, particularly those adjacent to the Kruger National Park, to be vigilant and report any suspicious activities that may be linked to rhino poaching.
4 Mar 2014 06:25
This week's decision by Judge Dunstan Mlambo to allow the broadcasting of the Oscar Pistorius trial was itself broadcast live - and provided a vivid demonstration of the value of letting cameras into courts.
By Anton Harber 28 Feb 2014 06:12
A total of 146 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year, the Department of Environmental Affairs said on Wednesday, 26 February.
27 Feb 2014 09:12
The size of a chicken mattered so much to a Durban customer he allegedly attacked the manager of a chicken outlet with a panga.
25 Feb 2014 08:37
President Jacob Zuma says he was touched by IFP Member of Parliament, Mario Oriani-Ambrosini's impassioned plea, to have marijuana decriminalised.
21 Feb 2014 08:35
The Gauteng Provincial Government is confident that its integrated approach to social crime prevention is delivering positive results.
20 Feb 2014 07:57
The Master of the High Court in Cape Town has authorised a warrant for the arrest of Anthony (Tony) Vaughan, director of Media Nova and various other publishing companies.
By Glenda Nevill 19 Feb 2014 10:05
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: An Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Rome was hijacked on Monday (17 February) and forced to land in Geneva, where the hijacker has been arrested, police said.
18 Feb 2014 11:49
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela released her report on the SABC yesterday. The report - 'When Governance and Ethics Fail' - paints a damning picture of abuse of power, mismanagement, waste and corruption, and outright dishonesty at the public broadcaster.
By Rod Baker 18 Feb 2014 07:38
Centralising government's tender system will go a long way in rooting out corruption in the public service, President Jacob Zuma said yesterday.
17 Feb 2014 11:44
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