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E. Cape ANC rejects OR Tambo region’s Motlanthe nomination

The Eastern Cape ANC has rejected the outcome of a unanimous vote by the OR Tambo region for Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to lead the party.

Staring into space: SKA’s noble (not Nobel) quest

The SKA project is "too big" to win a Nobel prize, but it will bring a deeper understanding of the universe than any award can really do justice to.

E-tolling hogs attention on Workers’ Day

The fight against tolling was the hot topic of Workers' Day as Cosatu and the SACP promised to step up their campaign against the government's plans.

Info Bill could’ve kept Cele scandal hidden, says lawyer

Media lawyer says info Bill could've meant jail for the journalists who reported on suspended police boss Bheki Cele's signing off a dodgy tender.

Little progress on AG’s SABC findings

The public broadcaster has largely ignored recommendations by the auditor general and this has been blamed on the fact that most executives have left.

Motsoaledi gets to the fats of the matter

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has offered insight into why many politicians suffer the curse of bulging stomachs and widening waistlines.

Mbeki: Beware the ‘false knowledge’ kindled by Twitter

Thabo Mbeki has expresses his scepticism of Twitter and blogging, calling it a tool to spread "false knowledge" to advance certain groups' agendas.

Parliament committee tells Safa to pull its socks up

Parliament's sports committee has told Safa that South African soccer needs to get serious about preparation and developing young talent.

Saccawu frets over Walmart’s ‘anti-union philosophy’

Saccawu says Walmart could pursue its "anti-union philosophy" if its merger with local retailer Massmart goes ahead in its current form.

Bono serenades Tutu — ‘the only rock star in the room’

Music and jokes filled St George's Cathedral in Cape Town where Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's book was launched ahead of his 80th birthday.

SA is now worse than apartheid state, says Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu expressed outrage on Tuesday on the government's failure to grant Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama a visa.

Mogoeng grilling ends ahead of considerations

JSC member Koos van der Merwe has asked chief justice nominee Mogoeng Mogoeng to withdraw his acceptance of the nomination.

Mogoeng blasts critics at JSC interview

Chief justice nominee Mogoeng Mogoeng has defended his record as a prosecutor and judge before the start of his interview with the JSC.

Knysna bus ‘overloaded’, says mayor

The driver of a 32-seater bus involved a crash in which 14 school pupils were killed in Knysna had allegedly tried to transport 58 schoolchildren.

Has the ANC had enough of Malema?

ANC leaders are expected to demand tough action against the party's youth league on Monday amid fresh allegations of corruption against it's leader.

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