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ANCWL reiterates support for Zuma

The ANC Women's League has re-affirmed its support for President Jacob Zuma and lambasted those who have called for him to step down.

Workers are trapped in slavery wages, says Vavi

Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi has told thousands of striking metalworkers that ​workers have no reason to celebrate 20 years of freedom.

Krejcir ordered kidnapping, torture of Lukhele – witness

A witness in the Radovan Krejcir trial has told a court how the Czech fugitive ordered the torture of the brother of a man involved in a drug deal.

Cosatu: Don’t run away from the ANC

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has warned that it is cold outside the ANC and people should not run away from the party if they are unhappy.

Court denies Krejcir and co access to confession

Radovan Krejcir and his three co-accused, all facing charges of attempted murder and kidnapping, have been denied access to an apparent confession.

Krejcir sticks to police torture claims at bail hearing

The Czech fugitive has reiterated that he was tortured by cops, saying he was only detained in a police cell six hours after his arrest.

HPCSA hearing into Basson’s conduct postponed

The Health Professions Council of South Africa's hearing into the conduct of Dr Wouter Basson is set to resume on Friday.

Cosatu wants its piece of the Brics pie

The Brics group should be inclusive and allow full participation by labour unions in all its institutions, says Cosatu.

ANC donors should expect nothing in return, says Mkhize

Those who make a private donation to the ANC should not expect anything in return, newly-elected treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has said.

MK veterans: Opposition hates Zuma

Opposition parties hate President Jacob Zuma and have a personal agenda against him, the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans' Association says.

Miners threaten to kill Lonmin management

Marikana miners have threatened to kill Lonmin management unless they stop operations at the platinum mine in North West.

Marikana miners: No R12 500, no peace pact

Striking miners at Marikana and the AMCU have refused to join other unions in signing a peace pact with Lonmin management until their demands are met.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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