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Four South Africans still trapped in quake-hit Nepal

While South Africans are trapped on a mountain pass north of Kathmandu, an SA humanitarian rescue team has been delayed in leaving the country.

Nigeria group asks ICC to probe king’s ‘hate speech’

A rights group has asked the ICC to investigate King Zwelithini's comments about foreigners - and accuses SA police of being complicit or negligent.

McBride likely to be appointed, despite backlash

As opposition parties criticise the police minister for recommending Robert McBride as head of the IPID, an analyst says his appointment is likely.

Madonsela releases provisional Nkandla report to security cluster

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has released her provisional report on the upgrade to Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, her office has confirmed.

IPID plans probe into allegations against Phiyega

The IPID says it is investigating allegations of defeating the ends of justice against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Madonsela questions govt delay following Nkandla report saga

Public protector Thuli Madonsela has questioned the delay in changing the law dealing with who she should hand reports to in presidency matters.

Cosatu’s Dlamini denies bowing to pressure

Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini has denied bowing to pressure from union affiliates to hold a special congress.

Hlophe tribunal postponed indefinitely

The tribunal hearing into John Hlophe has been postponed following judges Chris Jafta and Bess Nkabinde's request for exclusion from the hearing.

Hlophe hearing: Tribunal is invalid, says lawyer

A lawyer says the legitimacy of the hearing into a misconduct complaint against John Hlophe is at stake because the rules governing it are invalid.

Ramphele discloses finances, urging Zuma to do the same

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has announced her personal finances as an attempt to push President Jacob Zuma to publish his.

Mantashe: Zuma-Gupta relations is not our business

Secretary general Gwede Mantashe says it is not necessary for President Jacob Zuma to explain his relationship with the Gupta family to the ANC.

Taxi driver Macia died from oxygen deprivation

An autopsy of Emidio Macia's body found the taxi driver had died from hypoxia - which is the lack of oxygen, the Benoni Magistrate's Court has heard.

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