Provincial deputy police commissioner William Mpembe pleaded with protesters to lay down their weapons in Marikana, the Farlam commission has heard.
Pupils and Equal Education marched to demand that Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga publish norms and standards on school infrastructure.
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.
A man has been shot dead at an initiation school near Bityi early on Tuesday morning, say Eastern Cape police.
Solidarity has asked the SA Human Rights Commission to facilitate a meeting with SA Airways concerning the airline's cadet pilot programme.
The basic education department has accused Equal Education of being dishonest and patronising by "organising black African children with half-truths".
Caster Semenya hopes to return to competition at the end of next month, according to her agent Jukka Harkonen.
The 100th birthday of the 1913 Natives Land Act provides an opportunity for SA to evaluate progress made in land redistribution, says the ANC.
The ANC is on a downward spiral ideologically, politically and morally, says expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has filed an urgent application with the country's top court to push back crucial elections by two weeks.