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September 24, 2017

Mkhwebane and the BLF coverup

The Public Protector denies receiving submissions from the BLF about the Absa-Bankorp bailout, a claim that court papers appear to contradict.
September 24, 2017

Zuma loses bid to protect KwaZulu-Natal ANC

President Jacob Zuma put up a spirited fight in defence of the dissolution of the ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee.
September 24, 2017

Mother of all marches against Zuma

The ANC’s allies, Cosatu and the SA Communist Party (SACP), will on Wednesday take to the streets as part of a national shutdown in a show of force against President Jacob Zuma, the man they propelled to power a decade ago.
September 24, 2017

Election rerun looms in PE

The tense political standoff in the fragile DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay could force an election rerun, giving the ANC a chance to regain power in the metro.
September 24, 2017

Is Khulubuse Zuma broke?

Having failed to make his monthly payment for the collapsed Pamodzi mines, the president’s nephew stands accused of lying about his wealth.
September 24, 2017

Nomvula Mokonyane’s ‘meddling’ could cost SA R3bn

Bond holder Futuregrowth accuses Nomvula Mokonyane of ‘irresponsible and unjustifiable’ behaviour, and threatens to withdraw funding.
September 24, 2017

If we are what we eat, who are we?

Rejecting chicken necks and amasi in favour of Happy Meals and sugary treats puts our health at risk and sets our identities adrift.
September 24, 2017

Hunter wins 25-year game park contract

The North West Parks Board has conservationists worried after it awarded a 25-year contract for the co-management of a state-owned game reserve to a company specialising in trophy hunting and stuffing animals.
September 24, 2017

Opinion: Business acts, while state remains idle

Continuous revelations of corruption and state capture have alarmed most South ­Africans. Society, quite rightly, demands ­zero tolerance and, as business leaders, we are required to lead from the front.
September 24, 2017

Tomorrow is electrifying

The future of mobility has been here for some time, but the new and improved version is rolling off the production line. Gayle Edmunds visited the state-of-the-art Oppama Plant in Japan as part of the launch of Nissan’s new-generation Leaf electric car to check out what's next
September 24, 2017

AbaThembu kingship battle rages on

The battle for kingship between Prince Azenathi Dalindyebo – the son of jailed abaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo – and his uncle, Prince Mthandeni, continued in the Eastern Cape High Court this week
September 24, 2017

Minister’s groom’s wedding outfit under fire

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi’s groom wanted to look like a pilot on their wedding day, but his unique combination of an airforce pilot’s wings and a sailor’s cap had soldiers fuming on social media.
September 24, 2017

No idea how many teachers abuse pupils

South Africa’s regulatory body for teachers will meet the heads of all provincial education departments next week to beg them to report those who beat or have sex with their pupils.
September 24, 2017

Sanral starts N2 project, despite court action

Sanral has justified embarking on the N2 Wild Coast road project by saying it will alleviate high unemployment – it forecasts direct job creation for 8 000 people on a full-time basis over the construction period of four to five years.
September 23, 2017

Cameras must be installed in classrooms, says civil society group

A civil society group is set to ask Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to install cameras in schools across the country to curb misconduct and improve education outcomes.
September 23, 2017

German elections analysis

Berlin’s underground train service is loud, screechy and squeaky, which is in stark contrast to the quiet and smooth ground service on the city’s main roads.
September 22, 2017

Senzo Mchunu weighs in on Guptas

Former KwaZulu-Natal premier and ANC secretary-general hopeful Senzo Mchunu took a swipe at the Gupta brothers, calling them “three Indian boys” who influence the outcome of the ANC’s electoral conference
September 22, 2017

Bullying in Benoni school to be investigated

The Gauteng department of community safety has said that they will investigate why Noorderlig Gekombineerde High School had not taken action against the learners who reportedly bullied a Grade 7 learner who died on Tuesday after sustaining head injur
September 23, 2017

Tips to stay safe this long weekend

Security companies expect cash-related crime to pick up over the long weekend.
September 22, 2017

Khoza should have stayed to end the ‘nightmare engulfing SA’ – stalwarts

If honest members of the ANC either leave or are silent, the legacy that will be remembered will the stench of corruption.
September 22, 2017

Plastics company’s racism, low wages unacceptable – Numsa

Allegations of racism and wage disputes have surfaced at Flexible Plastics and Packaging in Pinetown, where the National Union of Metal Workers South Africa says that workers are being treated unfairly.
September 21, 2017

It’s Honourable Dlamini-Zuma to you!

ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been sworn in as a member of Parliament.
September 21, 2017

South Africans rally behind Makhosi Khoza

South Africans showered former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza with support after she announced her departure from the ruling party.
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September 24 2017