Thomas Hartleb

Springbok World Cup court ban dropped

Transformation in rugby is urgent, said Judge Ntendeya Mavundla, and interested parties need to engage to "ventilate" the issue.

Madonsela to correct Nkandla ‘distortions’

Public protector Thuli Madonsela is expected to correct "misstatements and distortions" about her Nkandla report at a briefing on Monday.

Nkandla security must be re-evaluated – Nhleko

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has said that security at the president's residence needs to be reassessed, which could result in further costs.

No risk of blackout, says Eskom

But the utility has said it needs to find the "sweet spot" between keeping the lights on and taking 5 500MW off the grid for maintenance this winter.

Terminally ill man wins right to assisted death

The Pretoria High Court has ruled that a man who suffers from terminal prostate cancer is allowed to seek help to end his life on his own terms.

Police, army raid Jeppestown hostel

The police and army raided a hostel in Jeppestown searching for weapons as part of an anti-xenophobia crackdown.

Mugabe arrives in SA for first state visit in 21 years

Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace arrived in SA on Tuesday for their first state visit in 21 years to consolidate bilateral relations with SA.

Free State farmer is new AWB leader

A farmer from the southern Free State was announced as the AWB's new leader on Tuesday.

Zuma is a hit in souvenir trade

Vendors of Jacob Zuma paraphernalia follow the ANC leader with the same dogged determination as the National Prosecuting Authority.

Zuma thrills fans as court bid continues

African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma's court bid continues on Tuesday in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

‘Democracy gone wrong’ in Zimbabwe

Parliamentarians cannot remain silent about Zimbabwe, a case of ''democracy gone wrong'', National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete said in Cape Town on Sunday at the opening of the 118th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting. In his speech, President Thabo Mbeki congratulated the IPU for its stance on gender equality in government.

Sarkozy unveils R114bn investment in Africa

France will invest about R114-billion (€10-billion) in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years, creating about 300 000 jobs, French President Nicolas Sarkozy told Parliament on Thursday. He said there is a need for renewed African-French relations based on transparency and contemporary realities.

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