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MRC: Quarter of men in South Africa admit rape

One in four men in SA have admitted to rape and many confess to attacking more than one victim, according to a study by the Medical Research Council.

State of the Nation: SA must act now on global crisis

SA must act now to minimise the impact of the financial crisis on the poor, but still has to spend wisely, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

Brazilian air force finds plane debris

Debris, including plane seats, were spotted on Tuesday about 650km north-east of Brazil following the disappearance of Air France aircraft.

Zuma’s inauguration blessed by shower

Thousands braved the rain and flocked to the Union Buildings on Saturday, where ANC president Jacob Zuma will be inaugurated as president.

Zuma votes to strains of Umshini Wami

The ululating coursed through voters at the Ntolweni Primary School like a set of aural dominoes as Jacob Zuma stepped out of his 4X4 at Nxamalala.

Zuma could know his fate soon

African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma might know his fate before the end of this month, it emerged on Friday.

MDC’s Bennett charged with ‘banditry, sabotage’

The treason charges against ministerial nominee Roy Bennett have been dropped and replaced with attempt to commit terrorism, banditry and sabotage.

A sea of people for Obama inauguration

Barack Obama prepared to make history on Tuesday as the first black US president, riding a wave of public optimism.

ANC moves left in election pledge

The ANC vowed on Saturday to create jobs, improve education and health and fight crime in a shift to the left at the launch of its manifesto.

President slams Gaza strikes as ‘sheer savagery’

Kgalema Motlanthe this week slammed the attacks in Gaza, dubbing the offensive ''sheer savagery and brutality'' that caused a ''deep sense of revulsion''.

Zim cholera outbreak ‘not yet under control’

The United Nations says the cholera death toll in Zimbabwe has risen to over 1 500 and case fatality rates are increasing.

Cope welcomes Piet the farmer to their ranks

Agriculture and affirmative action. That was all it took for Piet Grobler, a retired farmer from Thabazimbi in Limpopo, to join Cope.

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