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1985: The year it all started

In the coming weeks we will take you back, year by year, through our history and the history of this country and continent. So much has changed since 1985. So much more needs to change.

Quiet contemplation this Easter

From church services over WhatsApp to eating with family and listening to chilled music over Instagram, South Africa is going to have a very different long weekend, grounded in sharing and caring

Subpoenas slammed after World Cup storm

E.tv has declined to reveal how it will respond to subpoenas after airing interviews with criminals planning to target the World Cup.

Serbian team says Benoni hotel a ‘decrepit dump’

The hotel offered to the Serbian team for the Soccer World Cup is a "decrepit dump," the Belgrade daily <i>Press</i> said on Tuesday.

Nyanda defends appointment of new SABC boss

The SABC's interim board was well within its rights to appoint Solly Mokoetle as CEO, the office of Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said.

Presidency spins Nkandla exposé

The Presidency on Thursday issued a statement outlining details of a hitherto secret expansion of President Jacob Zuma's family compound at Nkandla.

Cabinet supports Simelane

Cabinet on Thursday took a swipe at "unfortunate" media reports criticising the appointment of the new National Director of Public Prosecutions.

Menzi Simelane to head up NPA

Former justice director general Menzi Simelane has been appointed national director of public prosecutions with effect from December 1.

IslamicFinance honours role of Muslim businesses

The fourth annual IslamicFinance Business Awards were held on October 30.

Boesak cuts ties with Cope

Western Cape Congress of the People (Cope) leader Allan Boesak resigned from the party on Tuesday, saying its structures were in disarray.

Simon Mann freed on humanitarian grounds

Simon Mann, who was sentenced to 34 years in prison in Equatorial Guinea in 2008 for plotting a coup, has been granted a presidential pardon.

2010: A safety-first approach from the Germans?

Germany's 2010 stars were reportedly warned on Wednesday to expect to wear bulletproof vests if they venture away from the team hotel in SA.

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