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Cape Times editor charged with 'unacceptable behaviour'

Yesterday at 17:52, SAST

A decision to alter a news photograph to remove the logo of a Cape Times advertiser allegedly led to the blowout.

Post Office sitting on a mail 'mountain'

Yesterday at 15:06, SAST

There is a mountain of undelivered mail at Sapo, and Parliament's committee says Sapo was being "evasive" on unpaid salaries in their presentation.

ANC denies it is broke

Yesterday at 13:52, SAST

The ruling party denied a report that it faces serious financial problems and said it had not retrenched any employees in the past 10 years.

Suzman Foundation won't get access to discussions on judge selection

Yesterday at 12:32, SAST

The foundation has been trying to obtain access to the JSC’s full discussions in a bid to determine on what grounds judges are chosen.

Zuma doesn't need to 'pay back the money' - committee

Yesterday at 07:45, SAST

A parliamentary committee on Nkandla says President Jacob Zuma did not unduly benefit from the R246-million security upgrades to his homestead.

Torture in Zim is in SA cops' ambit


The Constitutional Court says the police must investigate all crimes against humanity brought to their notice.

Senzo Meyiwa's cruel, unintended legacy


Public fury at the death of the Bafana Bafana captain may push policymakers into making bad decisions when it comes to crime and policing.

Westbury languishing under reign of its druglords


Amid a mix of unemployment and rampant drug addiction, and in alleged complicity with police, druglords have stepped into the gap left by the gangs.

Numsa maps out its brave new world


The metalworkers' union had tired of the ANC and wanted Cosatu to break with the ruling party and come with them into a brave new socialist future.

Russians muscle all others aside in nuclear bid


Russian energy company Rosatom has made it clear they should be the sole supplier of everything nuclear in South Africa.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Space project continues - Branson

Today at 06:17, SAST

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.

Power struggle in Burkina Faso

Today at 04:25, SAST

A split emerges within Burkina Faso's armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Campaore.

Source: BBC News


Burkina Faso: Army Chief Takes Over

Yesterday at 18:36, SAST

[Deutsche Welle]The head of Burkina Faso's armed forces has taken power after mass demonstrations forced President Blaise Compaore to resign. There have been days of violent protests against the leader's 27-year rule.

South Africa: Suspect Charged Over Murder of South African Football Captain

Today at 08:19, SAST

[Deutsche Welle]A suspect has appeared in a South African court over the shooting death of national soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa. The footballer's murder has put the focus on the high level of gun crime in South Africa.

Source: All Africa


Fuel price cuts for November

Yesterday at 16:36, SAST

The Energy Department has announced that the retail prices of petrol and diesel will go down on 5 November.

Nene keen to tackle low-cost housing

Yesterday at 15:35, SAST

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says government cannot continue using its grants to fix the country's housing problems and the private sector needs to partner with the state at a planning stage to prevent the loss of money and time.