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Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act
Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act
Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied that government was responsible for failing to recover billions of rands that flowed from unlawful...
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...
Court flip-flops on student's bail
Court flip-flops on student's bail
The Supreme Court of Appeal has made a U-turn on its decision to hear a bail appeal by #FeesMustFall protester Bonginkosi Khanyile. The student’s...
Broken branches threaten ANC tree
Broken branches threaten ANC tree
This week ANC national spokesperson Zizi Kodwa underlined the “sacrosanct principle” that the “branches are the basic unit” of the party and...
ANC breaks ranks over succession
ANC breaks ranks over succession
The ANC’s Luthuli House has tried to smother the succession debate, but some provincial leaders have already started expressing their preferences...
Sassa totally unprepared for D-day
Sassa totally unprepared for D-day
As a deadline of April 1 looms, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) must approach the Constitutional Court if it wants to extend the...
Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout
Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout
The two judges who independently investigated the apartheid-era bailout to Bankorp, now part of Absa, have flatly disputed crucial allegations made...
'We are used to sitting at the back,' says woman seen in cage
'We are used to sitting at the back,' says woman seen in cage
A woman seen in a photo sitting in a cage on the back of a bakkie in the Eastern Cape says she was not forced into the cage but sat in it because...
Full police response to Ipid raid on Phahlane’s home
Full police response to Ipid raid on Phahlane’s home
The South African Police Service has released its response to a raid by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate on acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane’s R8-million home in a luxury Pretoria estate....
How the Ipid raid on Phahlane’s house fits into the bigger picture
How the Ipid raid on Phahlane’s house fits into the bigger picture
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate’s (Ipid) raid on acting national police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane’s house is not an...
15 TVET colleges shut down over unresolved issues with higher education department
15 TVET colleges shut down over unresolved issues with higher education department
Protesting students shut down about 15 of the 50 public technical and vocational education and training colleges (TVET) today as a result of a host...
Number of pupils awaiting placement in Gauteng schools reduced by 20 000
Number of pupils awaiting placement in Gauteng schools reduced by 20 000
The Gauteng education department has reduced the number of pupils still awaiting placement at schools from 40 000 to 19 913.
Candlelit vigil keeps hopes alive for Shiraaz Mohamed’s safe return
Candlelit vigil keeps hopes alive for Shiraaz Mohamed’s safe return
There has been no news on South African photographer Shiraaz Mohamed’s wellbeing since he was abducted in Syria more than a week ago, but members...
Why Hlaudi Motsoeneng was not questioned in the SABC inquiry
Why Hlaudi Motsoeneng was not questioned in the SABC inquiry
Parliament has decided not to call SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng to testify before the ad hoc committee investigating the broadcaster because...

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