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Now rated X: Controversial Zuma artwork defaced

A giant "X" has been painted over Brett Murray's The Spear, defacing the controversial artwork that depicts the president with his genitals exposed.

Nation divided over Zuma painting

A painting of President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed is ''sadistic'', the SA Communist Party (SACP) said on Sunday.

Tribunal hearing into Walmart deal postponed

Last-minute wrangling at the Competition Tribunal hearing into the Walmart-Massmart merger on Tuesday has led to the postponement of the hearing.

Govt to review Sishen mine prospecting right

South Africa's Mining Ministry said on Tuesday it would review a decision to award a new prospecting right in Kumba Iron Ore's Sishen Mine.

Is Zuma married to Sonono Khoza?

It appears that President Jacob Zuma has entered into a customary marriage with Sonono Khoza, after fathering her child.

Subpoenas slammed after World Cup storm

E.tv has declined to reveal how it will respond to subpoenas after airing interviews with criminals planning to target the World Cup.

Sale of 2010 Cup tickets to be simplified

The 2010 Cup organising committee confirmed on Monday that moves are afoot to change the way tickets are sold in order to accommodate local fans.

Serbian team says Benoni hotel a ‘decrepit dump’

The hotel offered to the Serbian team for the Soccer World Cup is a "decrepit dump," the Belgrade daily <i>Press</i> said on Tuesday.

Shaik ‘got permission’ for lodge visit

Schabir Shaik received permission from his parole officer to recuperate in a luxury lodge following his release from prison last year.

Sex workers set sights on 2010

Rustenburg sex worker Tshepiso Khoza is hoping to get off the street with the money she makes from the Soccer World Cup later this year.

Nyanda defends appointment of new SABC boss

The SABC's interim board was well within its rights to appoint Solly Mokoetle as CEO, the office of Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said.

Presidency spins Nkandla exposé

The Presidency on Thursday issued a statement outlining details of a hitherto secret expansion of President Jacob Zuma's family compound at Nkandla.

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