Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana resigns
President Jacob Zuma on Saturday said that he had accepted the resignation of Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana.

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National

Qwelane hate speech ruling hailed as a victory by queer activists
The Johannesburg High Court today delivered a ruling declaring comments made in a 2009 column in Sunday Sun as hate speech.

Politics

IDC loan of R60m ‘gone in one year’
The development finance entity says it wasn’t aware of a beneficiary’s connection to a minister

World

Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims
King Salman has ordered the reopening of the border with Qatar to hajj pilgrims, state media said Thursday, despite a major diplomatic crisis.

Environment

Mexico's prickly pear cactus: energy source of the future?
Scientists have come up with a new use for the bright green plant: producing renewable energy.

Education

Teacher shot in murder-suicide in full view of pupils
The incident occurred at Sedibasathutho primary school near Bushbuckridge.

Business

Butter price and supply going rancid
Drought, global shortages and over-enthusiastic banting mean the commodity is in short supply

M&G Africa

Burkina attack shows jihadists’ strength
"This attack is all about Burkina Faso's membership of the G5 Sahel force"

Bhekisisa

Rape and (in)justice: 340 guilty verdicts from 3952 cases
A new study shows the dreadful reality of how the criminal justice system is failing victims of this 'priority crime' in SA.

Sport

PSL Update: Master and student go head to head
Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy will square off with his former mentor, Gavin Hunt of Wits.

Arts & Culture

Reimagining the lens of land
Shifting perspectives as well as transposing characters and concepts, Nwabisa Plaatjie gives a new spin to an old play

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Ushering in a new era at VUT
Hyperscale demand encourages African infrastructure investment
Former NWU Soccer Institute player makes national team