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March 27, 2017

Presidency denies intervention from Zuma in S’bu Ndebele corruption case

The presidency has denied a report by City Press that the corruption case against former transport minister S’bu Ndebele is set to be dropped, after Ndebele had allegedly “complained to President Jacob Zuma about political interference.
March 27, 2017

DA executive to meet over Zille

The Democratic Alliance has convened a special meeting of the Federal Executive (Fedex) committee to determine the way forward for embattled Western Cape premier Helen Zille.
March 26, 2017

Zuma’s judicial musical chairs

Is the president trying to get rid of members of the Judicial Service Commission who appeared in cases that didn’t go his way? That seems to be the case, and his replacements don’t all cut the mustard.
March 26, 2017

EFF’s former treasurer refuses to be bullied

Former Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) treasurer-general Magdalene Moonsamy says that she will not be dictated to on who she may or may not associate with.
March 26, 2017

Report: Seta boss lied over qualifications

Complaints by disgruntled staff prompt minister to order probe.
March 26, 2017

KZN not united on party’s presidential candidate

This week’s pronouncement by the ANC’s eThekwini region that it was backing a female candidate for the party presidency may further fracture the province, rather than uniting it
March 26, 2017

S'bu Ndebele's charges to be dropped

Despite investigators questioning the amount of evidence against the embattled former minister, the department of transport and Shaun Abrahams allegedly pushed for his arrest.
March 26, 2017

How can we solve fees crisis?

The chair of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training, Judge Jonathan Heher, faces a mammoth task as he needs to consolidate information into a report for President Jacob Zuma within the next two months.
March 26, 2017

Xolobeni incensed over toll road meeting snub

The Xolobeni community has described Sanral chief executive officer (CEO) Skhumbuzo Macozoma’s failure to honour an invitation to meet on Thursday as insensitive and rude.
March 26, 2017

Beaten schoolboy ‘died of cancer’

An Mpumalanga school principal, who is facing disciplinary action for beating a pupil who died this weekend, may escape a murder charge.
March 26, 2017

Ipid probes ejection of EFF from Parliament

Police watchdog the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has requested Parliament to furnish it with footage of the removal of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) MPs from sittings in the legislature.
March 26, 2017

Zuma comes out guns blazing

Quelling dissenters, the president stands firm on calls for land expropriation without compensation – and on Andile Lungisa.
March 26, 2017

Maimane gets tough on Zille

DA leader says he is acting in the case against Zille like he would act against any other party member.
March 26, 2017

DA councillor ‘roughed up’ over ANC docs

A DA councillor was allegedly assaulted and her foot was injured when she questioned why municipal resources were being used to print ANC documents.
March 26, 2017

ANC set to do battle with print, social media

The ANC sees itself under attack not only from what it regards as a hostile print media, but also from social media, and its communications policy discussion document calls for its members to flood the space with the party’s own agenda and narrative.
March 26, 2017

Fake Mantashe letter used in campaign

An ANC leader in the Northern Cape has been linked to an election disinformation campaign that used the name of the governing party’s secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe.
March 26, 2017

Spur altercation: Legal action will traumatise my child

The mother who was verbally assaulted at Spur wishes the whole debacle would just go away
March 26, 2017

‘I want to find my boys - dead or alive’

Every time a man’s body is found in the bushes somewhere around Eldorado Park, Ricardo Moses skips a heart beat.
March 26, 2017

Identity parade set in taxi rape cases

Three men were expected to line up for an identity parade in the new week, where some of the taxi rape victims would say if any of them took part in their ordeal.
March 26, 2017

Happy memories of Joe’s last cruise

“I hugged him tightly and said goodbye. I didn’t know it was our last hug. I didn’t know I was saying goodbye for good. I didn’t know I would not see him again.”.
March 26, 2017

Parmalat hides bacteria infections

Dairy giant Parmalat had repeated and serious infections with the dangerous bacteria types Salmonella and Listeria, but hid this information from their biggest supermarket clients and later made a single employee the scapegoat instead.
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March 26 2017