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    Outgoing MP Mudau: I was not sacked to make way for Molefe
    Outgoing MP Mudau: I was not sacked to make way for Molefe
    As Pravin Gordhan delivers his budget speech this afternoon, it is perhaps South African politics’ worst kept secret that President Jacob Zuma is...
    Ex-cons sjambok Jo'burg street clean
    Ex-cons sjambok Jo'burg street clean
    For years, Joe Slovo Drive (the M31) in Johannesburg has been the hunting ground of criminals who attack pedestrians and motorists with impunity....
    Malema: Motlanthe is the man to save the ANC
    Malema: Motlanthe is the man to save the ANC
    Speaking to the media for the first time since the Economic Freedom Fighters' forceful removal from Parliament during the State of the Nation...
    ​Jerry Springer-esque Parliament standoffs essential in strengthening democracy
    ​Jerry Springer-esque Parliament standoffs essential in strengthening democracy
    On the morning after Thursday night’s State of the Nation address my Uber driver remarked: “I am an ANC supporter. But someone needs to hold...
    15 notable quotes from the M&G's post-Sona analysis
    15 notable quotes from the M&G's post-Sona analysis
    Under the theme “The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo: Unity in Action Together Moving South Africa Forward”, president Jacob Zuma delivered his...
    Patience and desperation in the social grant queue
    Patience and desperation in the social grant queue
    As uncertainty clouds the future payment of social grants, beneficiaries have described the process as a bureaucratic nightmare for not enough...
    Phahlane: I have a distinguished track record as a member of the SAPS
    Phahlane: I have a distinguished track record as a member of the SAPS
    Police Minister Nathi Nhleko and acting national police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane appeared before Parliament's police committee on Thursday to...
    Golf's rules but use your feet: It's time for footgolf
    Golf's rules but use your feet: It's time for footgolf
    The game of rugby was born in 1823 when a young William Webb Ellis walked on to a football pitch, picked up the football and ran with it, according...
    EFF mulls action on fake posters
    EFF mulls action on fake posters
    In the same week that Donald Trump’s spokesperson presented the concept of “alternative facts”, South Africa exploded with speculation...
    Donkey killings: 100 bludgeoned with hammers on Northern Cape farm
    Donkey killings: 100 bludgeoned with hammers on Northern Cape farm
    A site where more than 100 donkeys were illegally slaughtered has been discovered on a farm in Olifantshoek, Northern Cape, said...
    Why are gangs killing our donkeys?
    Why are gangs killing our donkeys?
    The discovery of more than 5 000 donkey hides in a shack and a metal container in Benoni could blow the lid off the illegal slaughter and trade...