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August 18, 2017

‘Effective’ Khoza still hopes that ‘sanity will prevail’ over her axing

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza is not backing down.
August 18, 2017

Gordhan loses the battle but wins the war

The North Gauteng High Court dismissed former Finance Minster Pravin Gordhan’s application for it to grant a declaratory order that he, as minister of finance, cannot in any way interfere in the relationship between a bank and its clients.
August 18, 2017

Qwelane anti-gay column was ‘hurtful, harmful and incites propaganda hate’

Qwelane anti-gay column was ‘hurtful, harmful and incites propaganda hate’
August 17, 2017

AfriForum gets involved in assault case against Grace Mugabe

Grace Mugabe’s alleged assault victim was offered a blank cheque to drop the charges against her, according to civil rights organisation AfriForum.
August 18, 2017

AI: It’s not man versus machine. It’s man with machine, against the challenge

“Whether you like it or not, Artificial Intelligence is coming,” Rory Moore, director and innovation lead for Accenture, told a Gordon Institute of Business Science forum.
August 17, 2017

ANC vs ANC: ‘Rebel group’ certain of victory

The rebel group who dragged the KwaZulu-Natal ANC’s provincial executive committee to court to challenge their legitimacy is certain of victory even as they await the court judgment.
August 17, 2017

App allows Rhodes Communiversity to teach communities for free

Could free lectures on their phones inspire young people to start businesses, grow the economy and employ more people?.
August 17, 2017

Makhosi Khoza sacked as Parly committee chair

The ANC has removed outspoken MP Makhosi Khoza as the chairperson of Parliament’s Public Service and Administration committee citing an irretrievable breakdown of relations.
August 17, 2017

Num leader gunned down in Marikana

A National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) leader in Marikana was allegedly gunned down earlier today, a day after the Marikana Massacre commemoration events in the area.
August 17, 2017

MPs fume as Parliament fails to provide resources for state capture inquiry

Parliament’s commitment to get to the bottom of state capture allegations involving some of the state owned companies has been questioned by MPs tasked with probing the matter.
August 17, 2017

Fixing apartheid’s spaces: New Joburg land use guidelines on the cards

New consolidated guidelines set to detail how houses, businesses and spaza shops in the City of Johannesburg should look are on the cards.
August 16, 2017

Zikalala attacks ‘ANC deserter’ Ramaphosa

ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Sihle Zikalala has defended Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s support of Thabo Mbeki in 2007, saying that she remained in the ANC after losing, unlike Cyril Ramaphosa who deserted the party for big business.
August 16, 2017

‘Senzo Mchunu must account for irregularities’

Former ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Senzo Mchunu must account for the irregularities in the run-up to the conference which saw him ousted from his position in favour of the incumbent Sihle Zikalala.
August 16, 2017

‘Grandstanding’ Bheki Cele must resign, says Sihle Zikalala

ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Sihle Zikalala has called for the resignation of Bheki Cele from the ANC’s National Executive Committe given that he admitted to failing to lead.
August 16, 2017

Make Marikana Day a public holiday just like June 16 – Malema

Calls for August 16 to be declared a public holiday “just like June 16” were made at the fifth commemoration of the Marikana tragedy, when 34 striking mineworkers were killed by the police.
August 16, 2017

Zikalala: ANC members colluding with counter revolutionary forces

ANC KZN chairperson Sihle Zikalala says ANC members who are challenging the PEC’s legitimacy in court have colluded with counter revolutionary forces by using an “EFF lawyer”.
August 16, 2017

Former investigator did not look at Timol’s body because ‘it was not his business’

When a former investigator stationed at John Vorster Square was asked about Timol's fall he replied: “I parked the car and went up to my office. It didn’t bother me to look to see what was happening because it wasn’t my concern.”
August 16, 2017

First time entry, UJ breaks into top 500 world university rankings

Another South African university has made it to the top 500 in the Academic Ranking for World Universities.
August 16, 2017

ANC MPs boycott meeting chaired by Makhosi Khoza

“Ill-disciplined!” This is how ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu characterised the boycott of a parliamentary meeting by ANC MPs who objected to being led by the outspoken Makhosi Khoza.
August 13, 2017

‘Our heroes changed our lives’

While the quality of life of Marikana mine workers has improved, looming job cuts could leave many thousands destitute.
August 16, 2017

Pupils receive counselling following shooting of Bushbuckridge teacher

The Mpumalanga department of education says that teachers and pupils at Sedibasathuto Primary School in Bushbuckridge are receiving counselling following the shooting of teacher Kate Chiloane.
August 16, 2017

A blast from the past – Snuki Zikalala applies for SABC leadership

Actors, a vice-chancellor and a former head of SABC news are among those in line for a spot in the 12-member SABC board.
August 16, 2017

Grace Mugabe skips court, returns to Zimbabwe

While South Africans are still questioning Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe’s whereabouts, rumour has it that she is back in her homeland in Harare, Zimbabwe.
August 15, 2017

‘Slap a woman, go to jail’ – Mbalula at launch of app for victims of violence

Presidential hopeful and former chairperson of the African Union Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says gender-based violence is a global problem, not just in South Africa.
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August 13 2017