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Maimane stands uncontested for re-election as DA leader

The Federal Congress will take place on April 7 and 8, when the party leader, federal chairperson and deputy federal chairpersons will be elected

Former public enterprises minister Lynne Brown resigns as ANC MP

Brown was removed from her position in Cabinet in President Cyril Ramaphosa's reshuffle on Monday night

US Embassy must explain ‘shithole’ comment, says Dirco

Trump allegedly made his controversial statement when he met US legislators who came to see him about a bipartisan bill on immigration.

Saint-Denis raid one of 118 French anti-terror searches

Police carried out 118 searches overnight as part of increased efforts to combat terrorism and locate the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks.

SA soldiers worst sex offenders on UN missions

A new report puts South African soldiers on United Nations peacekeeping missions at the top of a list of offending nations.

Justice department wants to give offenders a second chance

A proposed amendment to the Criminal Procedures Act might pave the way for former offenders to apply to have their criminal records expunged.

China, UK, Australia issue travel warnings for SA

China has become the latest country to issue a travel advisory for South Africa over the xenophobic violence, which started more than two weeks ago.

Mugabe “shocked and disgusted” by xenophobic attacks in SA

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says the wave of violence against foreign nationals in SA should never happen again elsewhere on the continent.

Expect winter load shedding, says Lynne Brown

South Africans can expect load shedding to continue during the cold months as Eskom plans to forge ahead with maintenance at its power plants.

MK Vet leader: I will kill Vavi for betraying Cosatu

Lulamile Jack, leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association in Limpopo, has threatened to kill Zwelinzima Vavi for tearing Cosatu apart.

EFF wins Marikana fair comment case

The Cape Town high court has ruled that the Economic Freedom Fighters was within its rights to say the ANC government had killed people in Marikana.

SA, Zim to sign bilateral agreements

Zimbabwe is to sign various bilateral agreements with South Africa and its relevant departments, including co-operation on water resource management.

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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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