President Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted recommendations to increase the salaries of politicians and other government officials by 3%. Cosatu’s Deputy President, Michael Shingange says they hope the government carries this forward when public servants demand what they think they deserve, in the upcoming wage negotiations.

The foreigners were found entering the fire hydrants at the airport, as the fire hydrants have passages inside the pipes. The 4 illegal Bangladeshi and 4 illegal Pakistani nationals allegedly arrived on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha.

In recognition of World Ocean’s Week, 20 boats took part in Africa’s first Plastic Fishing Tournament, covering over 30-square kilometres of the Atlantic Ocean and retrieving 300kg of plastic debris within 3 hours.

News24 has revealed that in the days after the theft of the cash – top brass in the Crime Intelligence Division were tasked with the backchannel tracing of the loot and those who stole it.  2 sources with direct knowledge of the incident said Presidential Protection Unit head Wally Rhoode called on then CI boss Peter Jacobs for manpower and resources to probe the dollar heist, which was seemingly never formally reported.

A handover ceremony will take place at 6 pm at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Part 5 includes investigations into the SABC, the State Security Agency, Estina Dairy Farm, the Waterkloof landing by associates of the Gupta family and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.