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Zille: Zuma must rein in his bullies

DA leader Helen Zille has asked President Jacob Zuma for an urgent meeting to discuss the issue of so-called "blue-light bullies".

Zuma ends UK visit in royal style

President Jacob Zuma met Prince Charles on Friday as he ended a visit clouded by criticism of his polygamy and failure to a agree over Ziumbabwe.

‘We voted ANC but it seems we are forgotten’

SA police fired rubber bullets and water cannons on Tuesday to quell protests in Orange Farm near Johannesburg in which one policeman was shot.

Working towards justice

New legislation due this year will ensure companies comply with equity policy.

There’s no crisis in the alliance, says Vavi

There is no crisis in the tripartite alliance, only a problem with personalities, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Thursday.

Malema ‘sends threatening SMS’ to Cronin

ANCYL president Julius Malema has sent a threatening SMS to SACP deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin, it was reported on Sunday.

No place for Hlophe on Concourt shortlist

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe did not make the JSC's shortlist of seven judges for four posts on the Constitutional Court.

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.

‘Cope is like the ANC my father joined’

The Constitution will be ''fearlessly defended'' and the rule of law upheld by a Cope government, said the party's election manifesto.

Maties renews alternative energy commitment

It's been a little more than a year since Stellenbosch University's postgraduate programme in renewable and sustainable energy studies opened its doors and welcomed its first students. In the department of electrical and electronic engineering, novel electrical machines are studied to be used in wind and hydro-energy applications.

New high-tech lab puts DRC on the map

The Democratic Republic of Congo, not exactly a country synonymous with state-of-the-art scientific facilities, is about to get a new multimillion-rand laboratory, which, when completed, will be the envy of the mining world. When completed at the end of this year, the facility will have the capacity to produce 100 000 tonnes annually of copper cathode and 12 000 tonnes annually of cobalt cathode.

An energetic catalyst for change

Some of South Africa's leading scientists, science fundis and environmental experts are working on solutions to arrest global warming and help alleviate its effects. Electrical engineer Professor Pragasen Pillay is one of them. He specialises in using science and technology to reduce household waste and is adamant that environmental charity begins at home.

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