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Sars: Ivan Pillay remains suspended

Today at 18:18, SAST

The deputy commissioner is still suspended after a CCMA resolution regarding his initial suspension over alleged involvement in a rogue spy unit.

ANC wants land cap of 12 000 hectares or two farms

Today at 17:02, SAST

The ANC top brass have proposed limiting the amount of land South Africans can own and the party won't wait for the law to be tested constitutionally.

Sars and Pillay settle dispute

Today at 16:57, SAST

The CCMA has confirmed that Sars and suspended deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay have settled the matter of his alleged involvement in a rogue unit.

Are 60% of SA's sex workers HIV positive?

Today at 15:28, SAST

Previous studies to determine how many of South Africa's 150 000 sex workers are HIV positive have been limited in scope, says Africa Check.

Police commissioner rejects SAIRR report on SAPS criminality

Today at 12:50, SAST

Riah Phiyega has rejected a South African Institute for Race Relations report on police involvement in serious and violent crimes as "malicious".

Journalists wearing ANC colours not his jurisdiction, says press ombudsman

Today at 11:39, SAST

Johan Retief will not investigate a DA complaint over Independent Newspapers journalists wearing ANC attire at the party's birthday celebrations.

Amended drone rules may violate privacy rights

Today at 09:53, SAST

Amended drone usage regulations by the Civil Aviation Authority have received comments that they did not take people’s right to privacy into account.

Thousands of foreigners seek refuge in Mayfair


Their status as asylum seekers makes it difficult for shop owners from Ethiopia, Somalia and Bengal to get licences and operate legally.

Acting Concourt judges appointments boast a female majority

Yesterday at 17:50, SAST

Three acting Constitutional Court judges have been appointed, with women in the majority.

Presidency maintains anti-corruption team is operational

Yesterday at 15:29, SAST

Despite DA leader Helen Zille's accusations that the anti-corruption task team has been disbanded, the presidency says it's fully operational.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Israel-Hezbollah clashes kill three

Today at 17:09, SAST

Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper are killed as Hezbollah militants trade fire with Israeli forces along the Lebanese border.

Greece will not default - PM Tsipras

Today at 15:16, SAST

New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tells his first cabinet meeting his country will not default on its bailout debts, but will negotiate with creditors.

Source: BBC News


Africa: Olikoye

Today at 15:09, SAST

[allAfrica]How softly the rain fell that Monday morning when my water broke. Because I was used to the raging downpours of Lagos, this quiet patter calmed me, filled me with peace. My husband Omoregie was at work and so our neighbor took me to the ...

Nigeria: Elections 'Too Close to Call' in Nigeria, Says Major Survey

Today at 07:18, SAST

[allAfrica]Nigeria's upcoming elections are likely to be the most competitive in the country's history, with the parties running neck-and-neck and the outcome "too close to call", according to a major survey of public opinion published in Lagos on ...

Source: All Africa


Load-shedding: Stage one kicks off

Today at 10:22, SAST

Eskom has announced that it has implemented stage one load-shedding today in order to manage dam levels.

Mines, banks lift JSE

Today at 08:55, SAST

Gold stocks and banks performed strongly, lifting the JSE for a second consecutive session on Tuesday.