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Mandela back home after weekend in hospital

Nelson Mandela is back home after being discharged from hospital where he underwent a minor procedure investigating an abdominal complaint.

Mbalula: Forget quotas, SA sport needs a solid plan

To develop and transform sport, SA needs a plan that moves beyond quotas and doesn't fixate on rugby, cricket and soccer, the sports minister says.

Busa, opposition parties welcome mid-term budget

Most opposition parties and Busa have broadly supported Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's medium-term budget policy statement tabled on Tuesday.

Opposition mum on Mogoeng Mogoeng nomination

So far only the ANC has come out in support of President Zuma's surprise nomination of Constitutional Court judge Mogoeng Mogoeng as chief justice.

Enough talk, time to tackle acid mine drainage

Much faster action was needed to find a solution to acid mine drainage on the Witwatersrand, Rand Uranium CEO John Munro said on Tuesday.

Zuma calls for ANC unity in Western Cape

President Jacob Zuma on Sunday renewed his appeal for unity in the ANC in the Western Cape ahead of the May 18 local government elections.

Zuma urged to focus on jobs, economy

As President Jacob Zuma readies for his third State of the Nation address, there is no shortage of advice as to what he should say.

Info Bill: Govt ‘not seeking to cover up corruption’

Those who argue against the Protection of Information Bill believe SA has no legitimate national security to protect, Minister Siyabonga Cwele said.

‘We need to know what our government is up to’

The DA on Tuesday delivered a petition containing 28 710 signatures, protesting the Protection of Information Bill, to Tuynhuys.

Govt backs ministers over parliamentary questions

The government moved on Friday to discount suggestions that Cabinet ministers are failing to answer questions in Parliament.

Govt: There’s no intention to limit media freedom

The government is concerned about negative foreign coverage of its perceived attempts to place restrictions on the press, a spokesperson has said.

Judgement reserved in Cope court stand-off

Judgement has been reserved in a legal battle over whether Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has the right to take up leadership of the party in Parliament.

CWU worried about ‘infighting’ at Communications Dept.

The Communication Workers Union is "horror-struck by infightings" in the Communications Department led by Minister Siphiwe Nyanda.

Dandala rues Cope’s ‘tawdry’ leadership battle

Congress of the People's (Cope) Mvume Dandala formally resigned as its parliamentary leader and as an MP with immediate effect on Thursday.

Delay likely in switch to digital broadcasting

The switchover date from analogue to digital broadcasting could be delayed by a few months, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said on Tuesday.

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‘Captured’ water utility exec holes up

Thami Hlongwa seems to be in hiding after a blacklisted technology company scored millions from Umgeni Water and the owner was murdered

Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

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