National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Sipho Ngwema has accused African National Congress veteran Mac Maharaj and foreign affairs adviser Mo Shaik of delaying tactics. The first public hearing of the Hefer commission, appointed to investigate Ngwema's boss, Bulelani Ngcuka, was adjourned on Wednesday within its first 15 minutes.
<li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="http://www.mg.co.za/Content/l3.asp?ao=22049">Hefer commission postponed</a>
A 14-year-old boy cannot go to school because there is no-one else to look after his 85-year-old disabled grandmother. Their shack is one of the smallest and most dilapidated in one of Bloemfontein's newest and poorest squatter areas.
The black wildebeest, which evolved around a million years ago on the central plains of southern Africa, is now under threat due to cross-breeding with its ancestral species the blue wildebeest, scientists warn.
Tatolo Setlai, the Free State prison chief who played a high-profile role in revealing corruption in the Grootvlei prison outside Bloemfontein to the Jali Commission of Enquiry, was arrested on Wednesday for alleged corruption.