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Ben Maclennan

Ben Maclennan

    Shabangu: No nationalisation in my lifetime
    Shabangu: No nationalisation in my lifetime
    Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu is still opposed to the nationalisation of South Africa's mines even though the African National Congress...
    Professor who helped mom die arrives back in SA
    Professor who helped mom die arrives back in SA
    The academic arrested after helping his terminally ill mother to die in New Zealand has arrived back in South Africa.
    Athlone centre in the air, but so is stink
    Athlone centre in the air, but so is stink
    The site of Cape Town's Athlone power station can be turned into a vibrant cultural, commercial and residential area, but something will have to be...
    'Crisis of legitimacy' behind govt's media crackdown
    'Crisis of legitimacy' behind govt's media crackdown
    The government's proposed media crackdown should be seen in the context of its own crisis of legitimacy, Mail and Guardian editor Nic...
    Taxi driver appears in court following horror crash
    Taxi driver appears in court following horror crash
    The driver of the taxi involved in last week's horrific Cape Flats level-crossing accident appeared briefly in the Blue Downs Magistrate's Court on...
    Nationwide strike set to intensify
    Nationwide strike set to intensify
    The nationwide public servants' strike will step up a gear on Thursday, despite the government's protestations that it doesn't have the cash for an...
    Still no xenophobia for Mthethwa
    Still no xenophobia for Mthethwa
    Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa continued to insist on Friday that this week's violence in the Western Cape was "so-called" rather than actual...
    Fake email 'bears marks of ANC dirty tricks'
    Fake email 'bears marks of ANC dirty tricks'
    An "email" allegedly recording racial slurs by a senior official of the Western Cape provincial government is a fake, forensic investigators have...
    Transformation on the agenda at JSC sitting
    Transformation on the agenda at JSC sitting
    Transformation of the judiciary was again high on the agenda of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) as it began a marathon sitting in Cape Town...
    Maqubela widow out on R100 000 bail
    Maqubela widow out on R100 000 bail
    Thandi Maqubela, charged with the murder of her husband, acting judge Patrick Maqubela, was released on R100 000 bail on Thursday.
    ANC's Mthembu pleads guilty to drunken driving
    ANC's Mthembu pleads guilty to drunken driving
    African National Congress (ANC) spokesperson Jackson Mthembu has been convicted of drunken driving -- at more than three times over the limit --...
    Lawyer tells how he tried to cut Mandela speech
    Lawyer tells how he tried to cut Mandela speech
    One of Nelson Mandela's Rivonia trial lawyers confessed on Friday how he tried -- and failed -- to stop the ANC leader using one of the most famous...