R25m KZN disability grant scam bust
Eleven people alleged to be linked to a syndicate that scammed the South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) of R25 million have been arrested by police and were expected to appear in court on Thursday. Those arrested include Sassa officials, members of the public and a doctor.
Abortion lessons in schools - Readers have their say
This week government revealed their plans to educate young school girls about pregnancy termination and the morning-after pill. In an article published in The Mercury on Tuesday, the move was announced after government noted more than 15 000 schoolgirls falling pregnant in a single year. The proposal caused a stir among readers.
Sibanye shares are rocked by fatality
Sibanye-stillwater fell nearly 12% on the JSE as another fatality at its SA operations kept the spotlight on the gold miner’s regressing safety record