Deshnee Subramany

Pistorius bail hearing: What we know so far

Investigating officer Hilton Botha has taken the stand on the second day of Oscar Pistorius's bail hearing. Here is the breakdown of his testimony.

Mangaung: The ANC’s newly elected top six

The ANC's elected top six leaders has yielded no surprises, with party president Jacob Zuma retaining his position at the helm.

Dear suburbia: Diwali happens every year – deal with it

Diwali happens every year and people intolerant of fireworks need to deal with this, writes Deshnee Subramany.

eNews suspends sports anchor for Linkin Park tweet

eNews has suspended one of its presenters, Lance Witten, over tweets he sent after news of a fan's death at the Linkin Park concert in Cape Town.

Seven news events that made us smile in 2012

The news is filled with terrible things but now and then we get the opportunity to smile. Here are seven things that gave us sunshine in 2012.

‘No legal basis to fund Marikana commission attendance’

The justice department says it's under no legal obligation to fund the families of the victims of the Marikana killings attending commission hearings.

Justice department could withdraw support for Marikana families

The justice department is yet to confirm reports it will no longer support the families of the victims of the Marikana killings.

Murder charges against Marikana miners withdrawn

The National Prosecuting Authority has provisionally withdrawn murder charges laid against 270 Marikana miners, pending further investigations.

Basic education department ordered to fill vacant Eastern Cape teaching posts

The Grahamstown High Court has ordered the department of basic education to fill vacant posts in Eastern Cape public schools by November.

Top Comrades runner tests positive for banned substance

The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport has named Lesotho's Lephetesang Adoro as the second Comrades athlete to test positive for a banned substance.

London’s Boris Johnson gets stuck on zip line

London's mayor Boris Johnson had an unfortunate end to his latest publicity stunt, getting stuck halfway on a zip wire at an Olympic Games events.

Malema picks Motlanthe over Msholozi

Julius Malema has told Sky News he thinks Kgalema Motlanthe is a better candidate for president of South Africa than Jacob Zuma.

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