Pupils and Equal Education marched to demand that Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga publish norms and standards on school infrastructure.
Provincial deputy police commissioner William Mpembe pleaded with protesters to lay down their weapons in Marikana, the Farlam commission has heard.
There is no "back door pipeline" to BlackBerry SA's platform, the company says, after reports that the UK had been monitoring e-mails and phone calls.
Reports that Britain spied on G20 delegates, including SA, during meetings in London in 2009, should be investigated, says government.
A man has been shot dead at an initiation school near Bityi early on Tuesday morning, say Eastern Cape police.
Caster Semenya hopes to return to competition at the end of next month, according to her agent Jukka Harkonen.
The ANC is on a downward spiral ideologically, politically and morally, says expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.
The basic education department has accused Equal Education of being dishonest and patronising by "organising black African children with half-truths".
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has filed an urgent application with the country's top court to push back crucial elections by two weeks.
Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says he will wait until Fifa has made its ruling against group leader Ethiopia before raising his hopes.