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Olympics wrap: Semenya cruises to final, Viljoen wins silver, Schoeman nabs bronze

In what turned out to be a successful day for South Africa, Caster Semenya qualified for the Olympic women's 800m final with supreme ease.

Sizani fraud case postponed again, Equal Education ‘concerned’

The fraud case of Nontuthuzela Sizani has been postponed a second time, after her defence team requested more time to review new documents.

Zuma’s lawyer keeps mum over origin of tapes

ANC president Jacob Zuma's lawyer has denied National Intelligence Agency (NIA) deputy head Arthur Fraser gave him secret tape recordings.

ANC launches election campaign

The African National Congress launched its manifesto for an election on Saturday in which it could finally face a serious political challenge.

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