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Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters
Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters
The national disaster management centre has called on organs of state to implement contingency measures to enable the national executive to deal with...
Only fools     pray for rain, they say
Only fools pray for rain, they say
A Facebook post I happened to scroll past in January aroused my convictions that even if it takes millenia, there will come a time when science...
Van Rooyen slams WC provincial government for slow spending on drought relief
Van Rooyen slams WC provincial government for slow spending on drought relief
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Des van Rooyen has criticised the Western Cape provincial government for its slow...
DA to go ahead with motion of no confidence in De Lille without the ANC
DA to go ahead with motion of no confidence in De Lille without the ANC
The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) federal executive has authorised a motion of no confidence in Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, the party announced...
Cape Town's map of water usage has residents seeing red
Cape Town's map of water usage has residents seeing red
The latest weapon in Cape Town’s water saving arsenal is a map that exposes private meter readings to public scrutiny. The initiative has been...
De Lille to fight on till bitter end
De Lille to fight on till bitter end
The fate of Patricia de Lille will be decided on Sunday when the Democratic Alliance’s federal executive meets to discuss whether she should be...
Sisulu shapes up as Cyril’s Number 2
Sisulu shapes up as Cyril’s Number 2
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has emerged as the favourite for the position of ANC deputy president despite Cyril Ramaphosa publicly...
I’m my own man, says newly elected DA leader Madikizela
I’m my own man, says newly elected DA leader Madikizela
Bonginkosi Madikizela, the newly elected Democratic Alliance leader in the Western Cape, says he is his own man, so being labelled a lackey of...
Marikana community patrollers face continued attacks after deadly shooting
Marikana community patrollers face continued attacks after deadly shooting
A leader of a community-initiated patrol group in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East said they have become “tired of begging”...
Sixty years after Sputnik: taking stock and looking to the future
Sixty years after Sputnik: taking stock and looking to the future
It’s been 60 years since the Soviet Union fired the first salvo of the space age. On October 4 1957 it launched Sputnik, the world’s first satellite, as its...
IPID to investigate shooting of teenage boy
IPID to investigate shooting of teenage boy
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has confirmed that it is investigating the shooting of 14-year-old Ona Dubula by police...

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