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Probe into SMU vice-chancellor put on ice

Lawyers have told Parliament’s higher education portfolio committee that it can’t examine sexual misconduct allegations against Vice-Chancellor Peter Mbati

Three-month Covid-19 deployment of SANDF planned

Ramaphosa tells Parliament that the military deployment to curb Covid-19 will cost more than R600-million

Parliament to shut down in bid to control the spread of Covid-19

The legislature will suspend its business indefinitely from Wednesday, after a final sitting to pass two pieces of critical legislation to keep the wheels of government turning

Is Parliament suspended? Political parties in the dark after coronavirus gatherings ban

Hundreds of legislators won’t be able to meet in parliamentary chambers after restrictions on gatherings to curb the spread of Covid-19 disease

EFF ‘circus’ becomes contagion as MPs heckle Malema

ANC MPs test the EFF’s disruptive tactics on the leader of the Red Berets in Sona reply

De Klerk now admits apartheid was a crime against humanity

Apartheid’s last president walks back comments that definition was a Soviet plot

A Sona to reflect troubled times

Ramaphosa and his role model Nelson Mandela became presidents of South Africa in very trying times

EFF stands firm on plans to disrupt Sona

Julius Malema’s 44-member caucus stick to their guns: ‘Fire Pravin or else’

Sona: DA expects Ramaphosa to stick to his script

The official opposition says the president’s state of the nation speech will not detail anything new or productive. Meanwhile, the EFF is threatening more disruption

Zuma lawyers confirm he will not be attending Sona

The former president’s lawyers say they do not know how where Parliament obtained the information about his attendance

Mkhwebane moves to halt ‘grossly unfair’ impeachment process

The public protector has labelled her possible impeachment as unconstitutional and unlawful

Tensions rise in Bosasa court case

Much is at stake both for the president and Mkhwebane in the most significant legal and political battle of Ramaphosa’s first year in office

Thandi Modise animal cruelty case postponed

The National assembly speaker’s case over her abandoned farm will be heard at the end of October

Sona imbongi to make a return following ‘pressure’ from the public

Following criticism from cultural groups, a praise singer will be heralding the president’s arrival.But costs will be kept to a minimum

Speaker agrees to move to possibly remove Public Protector

This is not the first attempt by opposition MPs to remove advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane from her post

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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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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

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

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