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Pikoli walks away with R7,5-million

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli will receive R7,5-million after reaching an out-of-court settlement with the government.

Niehaus begs for forgiveness

Former ANC spokesperson Carl Niehaus has asked to be given a second chance to rectify his mistakes, the SABC reported on Thursday.

MRC: Quarter of men in South Africa admit rape

One in four men in SA have admitted to rape and many confess to attacking more than one victim, according to a study by the Medical Research Council.

State of the Nation: SA must act now on global crisis

SA must act now to minimise the impact of the financial crisis on the poor, but still has to spend wisely, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

Court grants interdict in pardons case

Ferdi Barnard, who shot and killed anti-apartheid activist David Webster 20 years ago, will not receive a presidential pardon any time soon.

Snow closes Europe’s airports, schools, offices

Heavy snow disrupted air and rail travel in northern Europe on Monday, halting flights at Heathrow and bringing traffic in London to a standstill.

ANC moves left in election pledge

The ANC vowed on Saturday to create jobs, improve education and health and fight crime in a shift to the left at the launch of its manifesto.

Motlanthe calls Cabinet meeting to mull Ginwala report

South African President Kgalema Motlanthe will on Monday convene a special sitting of Cabinet to discuss the findings of the Ginwala inquiry.

India sees ‘external link’ as troops battle militants

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday the Mumbai attacks in were well planned and probably had ''external linkages''.

‘Crisis? What crisis?’ asks ANC

Six of the Cabinet ministers who quit on Tuesday are willing to serve again, it has emerged, while the deputy defence minister has also resigned.

Zimbabwe talks ‘adjourned’, not broken off

Claims that talks between Zimbabwe's opposition and negotiators for President Robert Mugabe had broken off were called into question on Tuesday.

Mantashe defends criticism of judiciary

The ANC's Gwede Mantashe has defended his criticism of the Constitutional Court's handling of its complaint against Cape Judge President John Hlophe.

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