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Phahlane: Throwing stones and firing rubber bullets is not the solution

The acting national police commissioner says police officers must exercise maximum restraint during #FeesMustFall protests.

11 Rhodes University students arrested on various charges for allegedly violating court interdict

Students reportedly protested peacefully on Wednesday in solidarity with other students across the country who are calling for free higher education.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital after surgery

The South African struggle icon had to be readmitted after showing signs of post-op infection.

Lily Mine rescue operation to resume in 3 weeks

A mine rescue drill similar to one that had been used to rescue Chilean miners in 2010 is reportedly on its way to assist those trapped.

UCT gets interdict against 16 students

Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe's son is among the students the University of Cape Town alleges were part of violent protests.

DA takes to the streets on jobs ticket

Mmusi Maimane and other Democratic Alliance leaders led thousands of supporters through the streets of Johannesburg.

Mbeki rubbishes ‘lie’ that he axed Zuma

In his recently released third letter, Thabo Mbeki dismisses the suggestion that he sought to monopolise power by firing his deputy.

Gauteng municipalities owe more than R2.3m in unpaid e-tolls

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters revealed in the National Assembly that the Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality alone owes Sanral about R1.8-million.

End of the line for major Putco routes

Bus service Putco has said that it will not be renewing its transport contracts in three Gauteng municipalities – Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and Sedibeng.

City of Johannesburg to help unemployed youth

Jo'burg mayor Parks Tau placed much emphasis on the youth, education, job opportunities and technology in his State of the City address.

More cops to be deployed to Xenophobic violence hotspots

More than 30 people have been arrested overnight, as attacks on foreign nationals continued in informal settlements and the Johannesburg CBD.

Incendiary SMS targets foreign nationals in Jo’burg

Foreign nationals are pleading with the government to do something after they received smses that "Zulus are coming to kill foreigners".

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