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Mbete: Parliament's integrity intact

Today at 07:00, SAST

Baleka Mbete said she is aware of her responsibility to impartiality, despite controversy around handling of the recent EFF fracas in Parliament.


Zuma's architect demands SIU hand over Nkandla documents

Yesterday at 18:28, SAST

President Zuma's architect has filed a court notice, asking the SIU to hand over 40 documents relating to the charges the unit brought against him.


Zuma: State will provide free medical care for all

Yesterday at 16:58, SAST

President Jacob Zuma has reiterated government's commitment to get the National Health Service into operation - despite drawing criticism in the past.


IEC chair Pansy Tlakula resigns

Yesterday at 16:05, SAST

Pansy Tlakula has handed in her resignation over a botched leasing deal, leaving a vacuum at the top of the Independent Electoral Commission.


Seriti: Former defence minister profited from arms deal

Yesterday at 13:19, SAST

Former Scopa chairperson Gavin Woods says Joe Modise, who died in 2001, benefited from the arms deal - although not in cash.


NPA: Reports about raid on Mrwebi's office are inaccurate

Yesterday at 12:45, SAST

The National Prosecuting Authority says claims that its chief executive raided and took documents from Lawrence Mrwebi's office are "distorted".


Ongoing unrest puts question mark on Lesotho PM's return

Yesterday at 11:54, SAST

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has failed to return home as reports of escalated tensions in the country's capital continue.


Sizani fraud case postponed again, Equal Education 'concerned'

Yesterday at 11:33, SAST

The fraud case of Nontuthuzela Sizani has been postponed a second time, after her defence team requested more time to review new documents.


EFF still seeks Nkandla answers as Mbete defers suspension case

Yesterday at 06:08, SAST

As Baleka Mbete passed the EFF's suspension case on to a committee to handle, the party says it will continue to demand answers on the Nkandla matter.


'We are going home now' - Lesotho PM's aide

Monday at 18:33, SAST

While Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is on his way home, SADC is expected to send a team to monitor the situation in the country.


Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Islamic State 'beheads US hostage'

Today at 07:13, SAST

An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.


Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks

Today at 05:33, SAST

US President Barack Obama arrives in Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Africa: Need to Create Jobs? Try Agriculture

Yesterday at 08:56, SAST

[allAfrica]Addis Ababa -The agriculture sector is more effective than the oil and gas sectors not only at creating jobs but boosting growth says, the Africa Progress Panel and Sipho Moyo of One during a session on the panel's report - Grain, Fish, ...


West Africa: MSF Denounces Inaction, Calls for Mobilization of Medical Assets

Yesterday at 22:50, SAST

[MSF]New York -MSF denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; States must deploy specialized medical assets now


Source: All Africa
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Business

Clean audits don't mean delivery

Today at 07:15, SAST

Members of Parliament (MPs) have been told that clean audits don't necessarily mean that a municipality is delivering services and has no financial challenges.


Petrol price to remain stable?

Yesterday at 12:25, SAST

While the petrol price comes down at midnight, economists have warned that this won’t necessarily have a positive effect on other consumer prices.


Source: iafrica.com
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