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Attacks on Pistorius judge 'unacceptable'

Today at 08:34, SAST

Several legal groups have condemned threats and personal attacks directed at Judge Thokozile Masipa, who presided over Oscar Pistorius's trial.


Arms deal critics face criminal action if they shun Seriti

Yesterday at 21:10, SAST

The Seriti Commission has dismissed "baseless and malicious assertions" that it is a cover-up, and began issuing subpoenas to three of its critics.


Khayelitsha Inquiry: Key solutions to inefficient policing

Yesterday at 18:48, SAST

Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, drafted a plan of action to implement the findings of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry.


Peace Laureates urge Zuma to allow Dalai Lama into SA

Yesterday at 16:51, SAST

Nobel Peace Laureates have asked President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama entry to SA, saying a refusal could damage the image of the country.


Farlam: Lonmin failed to 'think outside the box'

Yesterday at 15:28, SAST

Former Lonmin executive admits that the deadly 2012 strike called for extraordinary negotiations that didn't fall within the company's structures.


DA demands answers on Eskom bailout

Yesterday at 14:59, SAST

The DA is seeking clarity on government's bailout plans for Eskom, and wants to know how much of its debt will be absorbed by taxpayers.


Do 40 000 whites own 80% of South Africa?

Yesterday at 13:53, SAST

Land ownership in SA remains heavily skewed across racial lines 20 years after apartheid. But is 80% of it in the hands of 40 000 white families?


TUT suspends student council over NSFAS protests

Yesterday at 12:23, SAST

The Tshwane University of Technology's student representative council has been suspended following protests over NSFAS funding deficits.


Government throws Eskom a lifeline

Yesterday at 09:22, SAST

The state has announced a rescue package for struggling power supplier Eskom. But experts fear it could mean further credit rating downgrades for SA.


ANCYL funding woes delay national conference

Yesterday at 08:55, SAST

The team set up to rebuild the ANCYL has confirmed that the organisation's national conference has been postponed because of a lack of funds.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

First US strike under new IS plan

Today at 10:12, SAST

The US has carried out an air strike in support of Iraqi troops under attack by Islamic State, the military says, the first under an expanded mission.


Ukraine MPs to ratify key EU deal

Today at 05:44, SAST

Ukraine's lawmakers are set to ratify a landmark EU association agreement, but the implementation of a free trade deal is delayed.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Lesotho: Back to the Polls for Lesotho

Today at 08:20, SAST

[allAfrica]Cape Town -Lesotho will hold early elections in a bid to end the nation's political deadlock.


Nigeria: Boko Haram Threat Dangerously Exploited By Elites

Yesterday at 14:51, SAST

[allAfrica]The author, who travels widely in Nigeria and interacts with political, business and civil society leaders of varying views, requested that his name not be used.


Source: All Africa
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Business

SA, China sign labour pact

Today at 09:03, SAST

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant and her Chinese counterpart, Yin Weimin, on Monday met to thrash out matters related to improving human resource development in both countries.


Know your loan options

Today at 07:17, SAST

Are you considering taking out a loan? Do you know what loans are available to you? We shed some light on the choices out there...


Source: iafrica.com
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