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NPA: Opposing Pistorius trial broadcast pointless

The NPA says spending money on opposing a court application for live broadcasts of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial is futile.

Malema promises to back up Moretele protesters

EFF leader Julius Malema has told a crowd in Moretele to stop burning buildings but to continue protesting over a lack of services.

Marikana commission hears about Malema fears

A top cop has told the Farlam commission of inquiry that officers were "moving to kill" the prospect of Julius Malema addressing striking mineworkers.

Mpofu calls for Marikana cops to be charged with murder

The Farlam commission has heard that the operational police commander during the Marikana shootings should be charged with murder.

Marikana: Miners were not aware of cops

Dali Mpofu, representing wounded and arrested Marikana miners, says the protesters' view was obscured by the Nyalas before cops shot at them.

Cop quizzed over Marikana death confirmations

The Marikana commission has resumed with the questioning of the police officer in charge of the intervention in the mine's wage-related strike.

Umalusi apologises for matric rape question

Umalusi has apologised for the question relating to baby rape in the dramatic arts matric examination, saying it was in poor taste.

Zuma: Hertzog statue removed after exhaustive consultation process

The removal of Barry Hertzog's statue was done after thorough consultations, says President Jacob Zuma after the unveiling of a new Madiba statue.

Union Buildings become national heritage site

At the the Reconciliation Day celebrations, Jacob Zuma has announced that the Union Buildings have been added to the list of national heritage sites.

Zuma: Mandela was a tough negotiator

President Jacob Zuma has told diplomats that Nelson Mandela had "a capacity to persuade" during negotiations with former president FW de Klerk.

Marikana commission: Strikers used muti, believed they were invincible

Striking Marikana mineworkers had performed muti rituals and believed they were unassailable before the massacre, heard the Farlam commission.

Marikana: Did police communicate with each other?

A senior police officer has fielded questions about the communication difficulties during the intervention to end the Marikana protest last year.

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