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Sipho McDermott

Counting South Africa’s crimes

The number of murders in SA declined by 6.5% in 2010/2011, with 15 940 cases being recorded, according to annual police crime statistics released

Bringing history to life

South Africa's most powerful struggle memoirs celebrate the personal as much as the political. That was the message of the M&G Literary Festival.

Pap, chicken, provocation and Malema

Carloads of journalists prowl the streets of Johannesburg in search of a rumoured night vigil to support Julius Malema.

The ConCourt contenders

The contest is on to find a new chief justice. <b>Sipho McDermott</b> and <b>Ilham Rawoot</b> line up who is on the cards.

Govt passes on Gaddafi’s fate

The South African government says it will not pre-empt negotiations on Libya and prescribe the future of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.

The hunt for Hammerl’s body

The South African and Austrian governments are doing all they can to find the body of slain photographer Anton Hammerl.

All quiet in Zandspruit, but squalid conditions remain

"We're living like pigs here," said Thobeka Nkenkana from the Zandspruit informal settlement in Honeydew, Johannesburg, this week, following protests.

The green education conundrum

Overhaul needed in environmental training to provide the skills business needs, summit hears.

Recycled water is still fit to drink

To save water we need to start reusing it, but there is a perception that it's dirty.

The media ‘cannot, and should not, be complacent’

Former Constitutional Court Judge Kate O'Regan opened the Regulations and Rights conference on Wednesday with a warning to the media.

Battle of the higher education qualifications

FET colleges are valuable institutions for further education but suffer from misconceptions among the youth and their parents.

Public views sought on press code

Press ombudsman Joe Thloloe is touring South Africa to consult the public on possible improvements to the press code.

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