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Shoot the boer: ‘That’s how a genocide can start’

A South African court on Monday ruled that ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema was guilty of hate speech for singing an apartheid-era song.

BlackBerry maker RIM to launch seven new smartphones

RIM once dominated the corporate smartphone market but has been struggling to come up with a device to compete with Apple's iPhone.

Google seeks integration with Twitter and Facebook

Google may cooperate more closely with Facebook and Twitter and believes there is room for multiple social networks.

Zuma replaces seven ministers in reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma announced a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, replacing ministers including those responsible for communications and labour.

Nuke talks ‘above Pik Botha’s pay-grade’

A US academic told the <em>M&G</em> on Tuesday that Pik Botha would not have known about discussions with the Israel regarding nuclear weapons.

Killer confessed to Gauteng crime head

Gauteng head of crime intelligence, Joey Mabasa, told the <i>M&G</i> that George Smith called him to allegedly admit to the killing of Lolly Jackson.

Lolly’s killer ‘wanted to hand himself over’

The man who killed Teazers boss Lolly Jackson wanted to hand himself over to the police, but then disappeared, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Lolly: ‘My girls were not here to f***’

Lolly Jackson: If it wasn't a story about the glamour of naked women or Russian dancers, it was about assault or tax evasion.

Sex workers set sights on 2010

Rustenburg sex worker Tshepiso Khoza is hoping to get off the street with the money she makes from the Soccer World Cup later this year.

Zim’s opposition MDC boycotts unity govt

Zimbabwe's fragile coalition faced a new test on Friday as Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC said it would ''disengage'' from President Robert Mugabe.

Marcus’s appointment ‘won’t move markets’

Jacob Zuma on Sunday named Gill Marcus as head of the central bank from November in an appointment that will probably be welcomed by investors.

Cosatu: Reserve Bank ‘doesn’t care a damn’

The Congress of South African Trade Unions voiced anger on Thursday over a surprise central bank decision to keep interest rates on hold.

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