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ANC interference prompts Pikoli sacking

The former head of the National Prosecuting Authority, advocate Vusi Pikoli, finds himself unemployed again because of political interference.

Fury over traditional system

Submissions to Parliament have mostly requested that the Black Authorities Act be repealed.

Axe hovers over W Cape ANC

An ANC report says infighting and internal racial divisions drove away the coloured vote, reports Pearlie Joubert.

Ronnie Kasrils: Bring it to light

The former intelligence minister has hit out at what he calls the “sorry saga of leaks” and “political conspiracies dominating the public discourse".

Zille’s ‘sex pest’ safety minister

All four women who laid charges against Max -- two of them senior police officers -- worked with him.

Cape Town takes down tents as storm clouds gather

With a winter storm due this weekend, the City of Cape Town has started dismantling the last tents still housing displaced foreign nationals.

Return of the white men

Helen Zille, who took her oath of office amid loud cheers, came into the legislature with 15 white men, four coloureds and two Africans.

Sixty and single-minded

Pearlie Joubert accompanies Selina Bezuidenhout, one of our Mzansi voters, to the polls.

Western Cape does the Zille swing

Like a wayward child, the Western Cape is the only province in South Africa not to dance in step with Umshini Wami

ANC fuming after 14 voting stations close early

The ANC in Cape Town cried foul after at least 14 polling stations were closed down because there was no electricity.

Skwatsha vindicated

Almost a year after Skwatsha was stabbed in the neck during an ANC meeting in Worcester, ANCYL member Ndikho Tyawana appeared in court this week.

Zille’s blonde ambition

Zille's car ­-- an official model on loan since bomb threats against her made driving her own Toyota Prius a security risk -- is an unbelievable mess

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