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Riaan Wolmarans

Riaan Wolmarans

    Chair collapse turns Nene into web celebrity
    Chair collapse turns Nene into web celebrity
    A sudden chair collapse, broadcast live on television, has turned parliamentary finance portfolio committee chairperson Nhlanhla Nene into an...
    'ANC is not split down the middle'
    'ANC is not split down the middle'
    The African National Congress (ANC) is not divided right down the middle, said party leader Jacob Zuma in a South African Broadcasting Corporation...
    Heard about John McCain's special ability?
    Heard about John McCain's special ability?
    United States Republican presidential candidate John McCain on Friday fell victim to cheeky editing of his profile on Wikipedia....
    How park staff saved animals from blaze
    How park staff saved animals from blaze
    As dozens of deadly fires swept across six provinces on the weekend, staff at the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve in the Cradle of Humankind area,...
    The great keyring paranoia prank
    The great keyring paranoia prank
    Jozi is a dangerous city indeed: not only are its residents preyed upon by vicious hijackers, but the cunning criminals now plant tracking devices...
    Stop behaving badly, Zuma tells youth league
    Stop behaving badly, Zuma tells youth league
    African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma on Sunday laid down the law for the ANC Youth League at the organisation's national congress in...
    A musical alphabet
    A musical alphabet
    It's not easy to review a music festival. Those who were there have made up their own minds and those who weren't are jealous because they missed...
    It's a library thing
    It's a library thing
    Mike Farquhar, who lives in the British Midlands, owns 163 books that also stand on my shelf. 'Kiracle” in Los Angeles also has Etienne van...
    Xenophobic violence grips Johannesburg
    Xenophobic violence grips Johannesburg
    Hundreds of frightened foreigners fled to the sanctity of the Jeppe police station in central Johannesburg on Sunday morning following a night of...
    Zimbabwe election crisis: Where to from here?
    Zimbabwe election crisis: Where to from here?
    A crisis in Zimbabwe? What crisis? This question was debated by three high-ranking Zimbabwean opposition politicians at the Mail & Guardian's Critical Thinking Forum in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening....
    Free State Four: We didn't urinate on meat
    Free State Four: We didn't urinate on meat
    Two University of the Free State students apologised on Thursday for their involvement in a racist video which has sparked a national outcry.
    Free State Four: Who's to blame?
    Free State Four: Who's to blame?
    A video made by white students that shows them humiliating black university employees on Thursday continued to draw angry protests as well as...