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November 19, 2017

ANN7 to be 'axed' from DStv

The Gupta-founded news channel ANN7 will no longer be broadcast on DStv when its contract expires in June next year.
November 19, 2017

Brian Molefe joins the army

The beleaguered Brian Molefe has managed to progress from alleged Gupta lieutenant to a highly paid military colonel.
November 19, 2017

Treasury budget head Michael Sachs off to Gauteng health dept

Treasury’s disillusioned budget head says he could not, in good conscience, lead the 2018 budget process.
November 19, 2017

Zim coup: One way or another Mugabe 'must go'

Several regional governments in Africa and abroad knew of the coup and gave assurances they would not intervene.
November 19, 2017

Mugabe boys’ party days are over

Sons of deposed dictator may have to cut back on their extravagant ways after a shift in the dynamics of Zimbabwe’s politics.
November 19, 2017

The day the town ran dry

With surface water in Beaufort West gone, Gift of the Givers drills down in a last-ditch bid to save the day.
November 19, 2017

ANC battle for numbers hots up

Dlamini-Zuma supporters claim the Ramaphosa camp is using underhand tactics to make it appear that he’s leading the race.
November 19, 2017

Moodey wins bruising DA contest in Gauteng

Newly re-elected DA leader in Gauteng John Moodey is calling for party members to unite after what has been a bruising battle, as part of a bid to secure 1.5 million new votes in 2019 with a view towards governing the province.
November 19, 2017

Baleka Mbete: If I am ANC leader I will ...

Baleka Mbete tells Andisiwe Makinana how, if elected ANC leader, she would reduce the size of government to free up cash for service delivery.
November 19, 2017

Mpumalanga ANC branch breaks ranks

An elite Mpumalanga ANC branch, whose members have broken ranks with Premier David Mabuza’s call for unity and nominated Cyril Ramaphosa, has lodged a complaint against manipulation of nomination processes and fraud.
November 19, 2017

News analysis: Who is Ms Brown

In Bob Marley’s song Mr Brown, the reggae maestro asks: “I want to know who is Mr Brown? Is Mr Brown controlled by remote?” South Africans were left asking the same questions about Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown
November 19, 2017

How could an ANC president be so rotten?

“Everyone here must have grey hair or they have put on dye,” said ANC presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa at the start of the ANC veterans and stalwarts consultative conference in Braamfontein yesterday.
November 19, 2017

Analysis: More evil to come for Zimbabwe under Mnangagwa

The ousting of President Robert Mugabe by political and military elites will result in more of the same abuse of Zimbabweans unless the SADC joins forces with world powers to effect real change, writes Mondli Makhanya.
November 19, 2017

A portrait of lost power

On Tuesday, on the 20th anniversary of Black Friday, Harare’s residents watched in astonishment as tanks and soldiers, armed with Uzis and semi-automatic rifles, marched into the capital.
November 19, 2017

National heritage site in ruins

A national heritage site lies ravaged. The Transvaal Bantu Normal College, which counts Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Pan Africanist Congress president Stanley Mogoba among its first students, is in ruins.
November 19, 2017

They are tourists in their land

The whistle came from deep in the bush. We ignored it. Some of us thought it was a bird warning the flock about our intrusion.
November 19, 2017

Bra Alf’s legacy in jeopardy

The legacy of apartheid photojournalist Alf Kumalo lies in legal limbo following his death, leaving his work to waste away over time.
November 19, 2017

Newsmaker: How to find viable alternatives for tertiary funding

In addition to engaging with students and stakeholders such as Nsfas, the higher education minister says she keeps reminding the president of the pressing need for the impasse to be resolved.
November 19, 2017

Child grant is not enough

One in three children are not living with their biological parents, indicative of the fragmentation of families in SA.
November 17, 2017

Masualle’s office shocked after arson case at premier’s office dropped

The office of the premier in the Eastern Cape reacted with shock that a case of arson was withdrawn at the Zwelitsha Magistrates’ Court today.
November 17, 2017

Masutha decision ‘irrational and biased’ – Walus lawyer

Justice Minister Michael Masutha denied Janusz Walus parole for killing Chris Hani but Walus’ lawyer said they will be challenging this decision.
November 17, 2017

Zimbabwean students in SA left feeling anxious with situation back home

The lack of communication has left many Zimbabwean students who are currently studying in South Africa uncertain about the future of their country.
November 17, 2017

Urgent funding needed to raise diabetes profile — Ngema-Zuma

South Africa’s first lady, Dr Bongi Ngema-Zuma said her foundation still had the dream of establishing a diabetes centre of excellence but the lack of finances was the foremost hurdle.
November 17, 2017

This is the organisation where Manana will complete his community service

An average 233 people per year attend rehabilitation classes through a diversion programme offered by non-governmental organization Valued Citizens Initiative (VCI), and in 2017 ANC MP Mduduzi Manana’s name will appear on the list.
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November 19 2017