Amanda Strydom

Three former Cabinet ministers resign from Parliament

Three more ANC MPs have resigned, days after President Jacob Zuma announced his new Cabinet, which did not include them.

Zuma does not want to change Constitution, says Maharaj

The presidency has denied media reports stating that President Jacob Zuma said he wants to change the Constitution.

SABC cancels Mangaung talk show at last minute

Three journalists have been stopped from being interviewed on Metro FM, minutes before the show was meant to start after "higher powers" interfered.

NGO threatens to take state to court over lax standards

Equal Education has threatened legal action against the department of basic education for not enacting regulations on school infrastructure.

Bushed again

As the weekend began, the third day of Innibos 2011 in Nelspruit saw a doubling of the throng of people shoving to get into the festival.

Meanwhile, back in the bush

From far and wide, tens of thousands of South Africans have poured into Nelspruit for Innibos, an event that has become one of SA's premier festivals.

Poverty damns SA’s children to ignorance

SA's schools assessment shows how poor classroom performance is linked to poverty, and aggravated by curriculum chaos and inadequate district support.

Eskom: Yes, yes … we’re trying!

Eskom has responded to Greenpeace's coal-dumping protest at Megawatt Park, insisting it was vigorously implementing renewable energy strategies.

Bid to thwart M&G ruling leaves SABC in suspense

The SABC will hear on Monday whether an order compelling it to air a summary of a judgment in favour of the <i>M&G</i> will be suspended.

So, the end of the world has been postponed

In the wake of the apocalypse-that-wasn't, an unrepentant preacher has revised his apocalyptic prophecy.

Russia shuts down newspaper for ‘supporting’ opposition

A Russian newspaper has been shut down after it printed flyers for an opposition party intending to contest parliamentary elections in December.

Homeless, powerless, but still loyal

"Today the ANC will know we are still loyal and they will give us what they promised," said Prelicia, standing in the voting queue in Zandspruit.

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