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NPA files response to Dewani's lawyers

Today at 16:14, SAST

Dewani's defence is aiming to get a not guilty verdict based on the prosecution's case.

Botswana denies vendetta against EFF after visa restrictions

Today at 13:28, SAST

The Botswana government denies having a policy against the EFF, despite adding its members to a list of people who need a visa to enter the country.

Opposition unites against EFF MPs' suspension

Today at 09:27, SAST

The ANC's attempt to censure the EFF MPs who chanted "pay back the money" was pushed back by a united front from the opposition parties in Parliament.

Editorial: Mbeki betrayed democracy

Today at 06:49, SAST

The Khampepe report shows just how easy it is for leaders to reject the rights of citizens. South Africa may well be on the same slippery slope.

Agents provocateurs? Juju in mystery funder's crosshairs


A former Gauteng EFF leader admitted to being backed by an unknown source in his battle against Julius Malema.

How officials are milking the state


People take it for granted that corruption is happening on all levels, says Corruption Watch.

Zuma must pay, say ANC vets


ANC vets were scathing in their criticism of Zuma’s apparent disregard of public protector Thuli Madonsela’s recommendations.

Watery woes over prepaid 'trickery'


Elderly Sowetans say the council has hoodwinked them into agreeing to meters they don’t want.

Zim rape victims press case in SA


Abused women want the SAPS to act following the ruling about the country's international remit.

Cele sets his sights on becoming kingmaker


The former police commissioner is willing to take on ANC general secretary Gwede Mantashe in his bid to be kingmaker in the party's 2017 conference.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Republicans savage immigration plan

Today at 21:42, SAST

President Barack Obama's use of executive powers to give more than four million undocumented migrants work permits "damages the presidency" says a Republican leader.

Biden warns Russia faces 'isolation'

Today at 21:11, SAST

US Vice-President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kiev, warns Russia of "greater isolation" as Ukraine marks a year since the start of its revolution.

Source: BBC News


Africa: Scientists in Yellow Fever Breakthrough

Today at 09:35, SAST

[UC Riverside]Riverside, California -Yellow fever is a disease that can result in symptoms ranging from fever to severe liver damage. Found in South America and sub-Saharan Africa, each year the disease results in 200,000 new cases and kills 30,000 ...

Egypt: Sisi to Pardon Al Jazeera Journalists?

Today at 08:33, SAST

[allAfrica]Cape Town -Egypt's military commander-turned-president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, is considering pardoning three Al Jazeera staff jailed for nearly a year.

Source: All Africa


Zim not a basket case - Chinamasa

Today at 12:55, SAST

Zimbabwe Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa was on the charm offensive as he punted his country as ready for investment again.

Ultra-rich getting richer - study

Today at 12:34, SAST

A bare 0.004 percent of the world's adult population controls nearly $30-trillion in assets, 13 percent of the world's total wealth, according to a new study released Thursday.