Political prisoners and victims still waiting for TRC closure
Twenty years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission began its work to heal South Africa, 926 people continue to await a presidential pardon.
Brand SA wants its bucks back
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi's panel bled cash from a state entity tasked with polishing SA's image, and it wants her to pay back the money.
Jobs for pals at state nuclear firm
A whistle-blower has claimed that the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation created a job for the chief executive's wife, Ngeniswa Tyobeka.
ANC admits to botching tech roll-out
The party has cited "policy incoherence, high staff turnover" and "competing institutions" for its failure to deliver communication infrastructure.
Blade: Don't call me, follow protocol
Blade Nzimande's office has told school heads and professors not to communicate directly with the minister, but to go through the proper channels.
Online betting a threat to the racetrack
The exhilaration of live horse racing and romance of the track could become no more than nostalgia if trends in favour of betting online continue.
SSA investigating political leaders
Yesterday at 18:50, SAST
The security agency is investigating a claim that Julius Malema, Thuli Madonsela, Joseph Mathunjwa and Lindiwe Mazibuko were spying against the state.
Cosatu in the red, with over R15-million owed to it
Yesterday at 18:31, SAST
Cosatu admits it is facing financial difficulties, and is looking for long-term solutions to arrest the dire situation.
Cape Town scales back 'Herculean' firefighting efforts
Yesterday at 15:31, SAST
The City of Cape Town continues, however, to monitor hotspots for flare-ups in the South Peninsula, with Chapman's Peak Drive remaining closed.
Arms deal critic: Armscor's role was usurped by government
Yesterday at 14:26, SAST
Arms deal critic Richard Young has questioned Cabinet's role in the arms deal, saying that final decisions were "strangely" being made by Cabinet.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Charges sought over US envoy attack
Today at 03:42, SAST
South Korean police say they are seeking a detention warrant for a man who slashed the US ambassador to South Korea on charges of attempted murder.
Syria Nusra chief 'killed in strike'
Yesterday at 22:36, SAST
The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in an air strike.
Source: BBC News
Africa: 2.8 Million-Year Ethiopian Fossil Redraws Human Evolution
Yesterday at 06:56, SAST
[Deutsche Welle] Scientists say the discovery of a 2.8 million-year-old jawbone fragment with teeth attached has changed the timeline of human evolution. The fossil was found in northeast Ethiopia two years ago.
Mozambique: Ruling Party Denies Involvement in Lawyer's Murder
Yesterday at 20:37, SAST
[AIM] Maputo -The Political Commission of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party on Wednesday condemned “the barbaric and cowardly assassination” of constitutional lawyer Gilles Cistac, but also rejected the claims in some of the media that Frelimo ...
Source: All Africa
Vavi unmoved over Cosatu claims
Today at 08:01, SAST
Cosatu General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he's not going to respond to all the claims levelled against him by the federation’s Central Executive Committee (CEC), until he has consults with his allies.
Secrets of buying a sectional title
Today at 07:55, SAST
Sectional title living has grown in popularity over the last decade. We have some tips to help you get the best deal in this sector...