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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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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention


From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

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The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries