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October 22, 2017

ANC MPs resist state capture probe

Delegation appeals to Luthuli House, saying it is a factional exercise by supporters of Ramaphosa.
October 22, 2017

Nzimande: Zuma is a desperate man

Blade Nzimande describes his axing from the higher education ministry as a deliberate move by the president to credit others for possible no-fee hikes.
October 22, 2017

Job ad: whites only, please

Production experts in the TV industry could not believe their eyes when they saw an advert posted online for a senior position.
October 22, 2017

New minister is a JZ loyalist

Newly appointed Minister of State Security Bongani Bongo has a history of towing the party line and defending Zuma’s ‘dignity’ in Parliament.
October 22, 2017

Metsimaholo by-elections a test case for SACP

It will be a case of the ANC versus the SA Communist Party (SACP) at the polls next month as the latter party finally makes good on its threat to go it alone.
October 22, 2017

Top six intervene in Eastern Cape

The ANC’s top brass will hold “unity talks” with warring factions of the party in the Eastern Cape tomorrow.
October 22, 2017

Drink for God

There’s no need to worry about rejection or disapproval. At Gabola Church you are encouraged to drink for God...
October 22, 2017

You can’t beat your kids

Parents who give their children a hiding will no longer be able to use the defence of ‘reasonable chastisement’ if they are later accused of assault.
October 22, 2017

Safa boss raped me – Ferguson

“It was so violent, I just froze.” So said Jennifer Ferguson (55), describing the ­moment Safa head Danny Jordaan allegedly raped her.
October 22, 2017

Zuma, his Nigerian friend, the road and a new statue

Nigerian governor who conferred honours on President Zuma is a narcissist, runs a bankrupt government, forced the state to celebrate his 55th birthday and is surrounded by acolytes who believe he made the sun stand still.
October 22, 2017

‘My father gave me a cow to sell to get a driver’s licence’

Having risen from humble beginnings, the new SABC board chair knows the value that TV brings to millions.
October 22, 2017

Gruesome images ‘unparalleled’

Phumzile Motshegwa found her brother’s body in a pile of corpses in an eerie mortuary after hunting for days for his whereabouts, the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing heard this week.
October 22, 2017

SAPS, Hawks need better leaders

The problem with South Africa’s law enforcement is poor leadership, which is why the selection processes for a new national police commissioner and head of the Hawks need to be transparent, according to two organisations.
October 22, 2017

Did killed mine worker strike a deal with state?

The recently killed mine worker Tholakele Dlunga may have paid with his life for being suspected of planning to implicate his co-accused in multiple murders seen during the violent Lonmin strike in 2012.
October 22, 2017

Education is blowing in the wind

Children risk their lives for an education in schools that crumble around them.
October 22, 2017

News analysis: OR Tambo dreamt big

The challenges in front of him were no deterrent. He was a visionary who dared - and was victorious.
October 22, 2017

African architecture recognised

As African architecture rises in global stature, the question that has become more difficult to answer is: What is the hottest new building built in Africa in the past two years?
October 20, 2017

Brian Molefe’s wife boosted the pension payout he wasn’t entitled to

Former Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe’s marriage to Arethur Moagi in December 2016 boosted his pension payout – but he should never have even been on the retirement fund, because he was on a fixed-term contract.
October 19, 2017

ANC unlikely to self-correct at December conference – Pityana

Save SA convenor Sipho Pityana doubts that the ANC will “self-correct” at its December elective conference.
October 19, 2017

‘We must confront this scourge’ - Makhura’s strategy for school assaults

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed a special cabinet committee in response to the sexual violence in schools.
October 19, 2017

Zuma unveils statue of ‘selfless’ OR Tambo

President Jacob Zuma has described former ANC president Oliver Reginald Tambo as a selfless and highly principled leader.
October 19, 2017

If I am fired, it will be at the president's pleasure – Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he cannot do anything to stop President Jacob Zuma removing him as a Cabinet minister, as is being reported, nor any other minister in the Cabinet.
October 19, 2017

‘We’re not sleeping tonight’: Hostility flares in Lichtenburg over shooter’s bail

Tension has returned to Lichtenburg after a local businessman Jaco du Plooy, who allegedly shot dead a 15-year-old boy last week, was granted R20 000 bail this morning.
October 19, 2017

Will new SAA board under Magwaza manage to salvage ailing airline?

There are some big names in the new South African Airways board announced this morning by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
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October 22 2017