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Hawks appoint acting head for Gauteng after Sibiya’s suspension

The crime-fighting body announced on Thursday that it had appointed Major General Nhlamvu Elias Dlamini as acting head of the Hawks in Gauteng.

Road rage, attack case against Malema withdrawn

Julius Malema is said to have attacked a man who complained about the EFF leader's behaviour in traffic. The complainant has now withdrawn the case.

Lungisa arrested after making up R Kelly concert

Former National Youth Development Agency head Andile Lungisa and three mates banked an amount of R2.5-million after lying about a contract.

Lots of job opportunities in environment sector, says minister

Hundreds of people have converged at the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens for the annual commemoration of the World Environment Day.

Phiyega: I can’t confirm police shot 34 people at Marikana

It is unconfirmed that police officers shot dead striking mineworkers in Marikana last year, the police commissioner has told the Farlam commission.

SANDF: Mandela’s medics were not on board when plane crashed

The South African National Defence Force has denied claims that a military plane that crashed in the Drakensberg was carrying Madiba's medical team.

Cosatu demands motion of no confidence against Zille

The ANC and opposition parties should table a motion of no confidence in Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Cosatu has said.

Olympics: SA relay team’s disappointing run

South Africa's 4x400 metres relay team were outclassed in the final at the London Olympic Games on Friday night.

ConCourt rules SA can’t extradite suspects in death row cases

The Constitutional Court has ruled that SA may not extradite foreign nationals suspected of crimes that may lead to them to face the death penalty.

Winnie’s no saint, says Ndabeni

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela should not criticise President Zuma's morals, as she's no saint herself, says deputy communications minister Stella Ndabeni.

Boks tie with England in uninspired performance

England's inbound tour to South Africa drew to a lacklustre close as the teams drew their third and final test 14-14 in Port Elizabeth.

Sharapova pencilled in as Olympic flag-bearer

Newly-crowned French Open champion Maria Sharapova is a candidate to be Russia's flag-bearer at the opening of next month's London Olympics.

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