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    Nigerian army says Shekau has a 'mental issue' after the Boko Haram leader resurfaces
    Nigerian army says Shekau has a 'mental issue' after the Boko Haram leader resurfaces
    The Nigerian army has reacted to a recent video released by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, stating that the commander clearly has a "mental...
    Journalist and political commentator Allister Sparks dies
    Journalist and political commentator Allister Sparks dies
    Writer, journalist and political commentator Allister Sparks died on Monday morning at the Morningside clinic.
    #Fees2017: Student bodies divided on response to Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases
    #Fees2017: Student bodies divided on response to Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases
    Student bodies across the country stand divided on their way forward in the wake of an announcement by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade...
    Jiba and Mrwebi placed on special leave, but are expected to appeal judgment
    Jiba and Mrwebi placed on special leave, but are expected to appeal judgment
    Deputy national director of prosecutions Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba and Advocate Lawrence Mrwebi have been placed on special leave, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku said in a statement on Friday....
    Investigation into deaths of 36 psychiatric patients urged
    Investigation into deaths of 36 psychiatric patients urged
    Pressure is mounting on the Gauteng health department following deaths of 36 psychiatric patients earlier this year. The patients had been...
    Health minister wants probe into deaths of 36 psychiatric patients
    Health minister wants probe into deaths of 36 psychiatric patients
    Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has asked the health ombudsman to investigate the deaths of 36 psychiatric patients after they were transferred...
    Pravin Gordhan: Resilient SA economy can still avoid a downgrade
    Pravin Gordhan: Resilient SA economy can still avoid a downgrade
    Although growth my be challenging going forward, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said that growth will be above 0%.
    Mugabe vows to 'deal harshly' with social movements calling for his resignation
    Mugabe vows to 'deal harshly' with social movements calling for his resignation
    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has issued a strong warning to opposition parties and social movements who are calling for his resignation,...
    Homophobic US pastor 'may spread hate here' says regretful SA church group
    Homophobic US pastor 'may spread hate here' says regretful SA church group
    The Evangelical Alliance of South Africa (TEASA) said it regrets that US preacher Steven Anderson’s “hatred for LGBTs may be spread here”...
    UKZN's SRC condemns burning of law library at Howard College
    UKZN's SRC condemns burning of law library at Howard College
    The University of KwaZulu-Natal's student representative council (SRC) has condemned the burning of the law library at Howard College on Tuesday...
    Malema praises courage of #OccupyLuthuliHouse protesters, says EFF 'influencing' them
    Malema praises courage of #OccupyLuthuliHouse protesters, says EFF 'influencing' them
    EFF leader Julius Malema praised #OccupyLuthuliHouse protesters on Monday, saying they were standing up for their rights.
    Gupta-owned Oakbay saved from being booted off the JSE
    Gupta-owned Oakbay saved from being booted off the JSE
    Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources and Energy has averted being booted off the JSE by securing a new sponsor with effect from Thursday.