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Koketso Ramorei

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Koketso Ramorei is a journalist and news editor of SADC News with years of experience in a number of genres including sports, politics and community reporting. He has worked for a numerous publications including The Citizen Newspaper and is a former editor of a Johannesburg-based off-campus publication called The Waldorfian Times.

Former top cop denies handing “Khekhe” his passport

A former police captain has denied giving notorious Mamelodi taxi boss Vusi "Khekhe" Mathibela his passport to travel out of the country, thus violating...

Grace Mugabe accused of assault, again

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault. She has been accused of viciously beating up housekeeper Shupikai Chiroodza, an...

Gumede must be given time to clear name – KZN government

The KwaZulu-Natal government said that eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede and her co-accused should be afforded the neccesariry time and space to clear their names. Gumede, along with...

Mmusi Maimane likely to tender his resignation – Analyst

Political Analyst Asanda Ngoasheng says Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane‘s resignation is imminent. “I believe that we should expect Mmusi Maimane’s resignation very soon,” said Ngoasheng. “Mmusi Maimane...

The unemployment rate could worsen, warns Vavi

South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 27.6% of the labour force in the first quarter of 2019 from 27.1% in the final quarter of...

Limpopo deputy speaker takes public protector’s report on judicial review

Deputy Speaker of the Limpopo Legislature, Lehlogonolo Masoga has approached the High Court in Pretoria to review and set aside Public Protector’s recommendation that he...

Journalist who voted twice was merely “testing” the system – Sanef

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has defended community journalist Etienne Mare who voted twice in the recent general elections claiming that he was...

Update: Durban Mayor Zandile Gumede granted R50K bail

Durban Mayor Zandile Gumede has been granted R50 000 bail at the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court. Gumede, along with senior municipal councillor Mondli Mthembu...

Zimbabwe plunges into 10-hour load-shedding

Zimbabwe started implementing load-shedding on Monday, after the government announced it was facing critical power shortfalls and had to introduce rotational power cuts in order to...

SADC Elections Observer Mission calls for peaceful elections

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Elections Observer Mission has been launched in Lilongwe with a call on Malawi to hold free and fair...

Bathabile Dlamini defends her inclusion on parliamentary list

Minister of Women in the Presidency Bathabile Dlamini says no one has approached her about the issue of being included in the ANC’s list of...

Where on earth is Jacob Zuma’s nephew Khulubuse?

Lawyers acting for the liquidators of the Pamodzi mining group are struggling to locate Jacob Zuma’s nephew Khulubuse Zuma to recover more than R1.4bn...

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