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Pressure on Woolies to drop Israeli goods


Woolworths is in the spotlight for not boycotting Israeli products.

Gauteng's billion-rand white elephant IT system


Gauteng splurged on an IT system under former health MEC Brian Hlongwa's watch in a process fraught with tender irregularities and alleged bribes.

The impossibility of loving Luvo


A Cape long jumper's amazing ability is being hamstrung by his ruinous tik habit: " He'll either be on an Olympic podium, or he'll be dead by 30."

Embattled Hlongwa in leadership tussle


The former health MEC's political career is in the balance following damning allegations that implicate him in tender fraud amounting to over R1bn.

Mpshe in spotlight over staffer's fraud rap


Former boss Mokotedi Mpshe's withdrawal of fraud charges against NPA employee Gift Ngobeni has raised questions about his vulnerability to blackmail.

Public protector may probe Thuthukile Zuma's appointment


Thuli Madonsela's office has received a complaint about the job given to President Jacob Zuma's daughter.

Sex, lies and the Zuma spy tapes


Explosive new evidence has come to light of how crime intelligence systematically targeted top NPA officials.

Sekunjalo Group's link to health scandal


One of the group's affiliates is implicated in a probe into a tender for an information system for Gauteng

Life goes on without the EFF


Gauteng is meant to have ruled on whether overalls are appropriate in the halls of power, but the red berets seem happy working outside the house.

SAPS was 'assisted' with food parcels at Marikana

Yesterday at 16:13, SAST

A Lonmin employee maintains he "wouldn't have an idea" why an entry regarding food parcels for SAPS was deleted from the mine's occurrence books.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Militants 'seize Israeli soldier'

Today at 13:14, SAST

Israeli forces are searching for a missing soldier believed captured, as a Gaza truce collapses and at least 27 Palestinians are killed in Israeli shelling.

MH17 crash investigators get to work

Today at 13:23, SAST

A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic experts finally get to work at the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine as fighting continues.

Source: BBC News


Africa: Africa Must Also Lobby U.S. Congress on Trade Law

Today at 12:17, SAST

[allAfrica]Next week about 48 African leaders will descend on Washington, DC for the first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. African leaders are expected to arrive with a long list of items to address with President Barack Obama, with the need to ...

Africa: Will 'Power Africa' Help Grow Sustainable Energy?

Yesterday at 16:46, SAST

[allAfrica]Energy is recognised as a priority issue in the growing United States partnership with Africa, and is among the key themes of the U.S.-Africa Business ForumĀ  being organised as an important core event of next week's U.S. Africa Leaders ...

Source: All Africa


Obama gears up for Africa summit

Today at 10:33, SAST

President Barack Obama, whose election in 2008 as the first black American president sparked huge expectations in Africa, will at last hold a summit next week for the continent's leaders.

Morula Sun Casino to move to PTA

Today at 10:31, SAST

The Gauteng Gambling Board has granted Sun International the rights to officially relocate the struggling Morula Sun Casino and Hotel from Mabopane to Pretoria East.