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Marikana striker: No reason to apologise

Yesterday at 16:04, SAST

Marikana strike leader Xolani Nzuza said he did not owe an apology to the families of Lonmin employees killed for reporting for work in August 2012.

Absolutely everything is wrong with e-tolls, says Cosatu

Yesterday at 13:24, SAST

Speaking to the advisory panel on the socio-economic impact of e-tolls, Cosatu's Dumisani Dakile says e-tolls "will perpetuate exclusion in society".

Police minister yet to start on Nkandla matter

Yesterday at 09:54, SAST

Nathi Nhleko said he would not consider the Nkandla matter yet, as it is in the hands of Parliament, ad "it must still be handled in Parliament".

Mapisa-Nqakula: EFF's Parly actions a national security threat

Yesterday at 07:26, SAST

While evading questions about what measures might be taken against the EFF, the defence minister has accused the party of undermining Parliament.

Will Madonsela press the Big Red Button after ANC remarks?

Yesterday at 06:41, SAST

Following the leaking of a letter relating to Nkandla, the ANC has blamed Thuli Madonsela for many things. But she could use a weapon in response.

Duarte questions leaks from 'populist' Madonsela's office

Tuesday at 17:09, SAST

While criticising Thuli Madonsela, Jesse Duarte says leaks relating to Nkandla from the public protector's office seem to be calculated.

Mbete to EFF - Convince me why you should stay in Parly

Tuesday at 15:41, SAST

The National Assembly speaker says she is granting EFF members a chance to give reasons why they should remain in the House following recent protest.

Lonmin aimed to 'divide and rule', says Shabangu

Tuesday at 13:15, SAST

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu said the mining company used divide-and-rule tactics that contributed to the August 2012 unrest.

ANC demands Madonsela name alleged Nkandla letter leak

Tuesday at 07:17, SAST

As tension over the Nkandla report continued, the ANC said public protector Thuli Madonsela must take responsibility for the leaking of documents.

Nkandla ad hoc committee takes shape

Monday at 15:53, SAST

Many of President Zuma's allies make up the ad hoc committee which will interrogate public protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla upgrades.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


US hostage mother makes video plea

Yesterday at 21:45, SAST

The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff, held hostage by IS militants, pleads with his captors to release him in a video appeal.

UN to act on Libya militia leaders

Yesterday at 23:13, SAST

The UN Security Council calls for an immediate ceasefire in Libya and sanctions against those involved in the recent surge in violence there.

Source: BBC News


Sierra Leone: How Midwives On Turtle Islands Are Improving Women's Health

Yesterday at 15:48, SAST

[IPS]Mattru Jong -Emmanuel is a male midwife.

Ethiopia: In Search for Power, Ethiopia Turns to Growing Sugar

Yesterday at 15:18, SAST

[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -Eating and drinking in Ethiopia involves a lot of sugar, from the quintessentially Ethiopian buna (coffee) ceremony to the fare in pastry shops. But it's expensive to import.

Source: All Africa


Ramaphosa hits out at tax dodgers

Yesterday at 16:44, SAST

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that tax evasion will not be tolerated in South Africa.

Probe Sanral chief Alli - Cosatu

Yesterday at 15:45, SAST

Cosatu has called for a careful examination of South African National Roads Agency Limited CEO Nazir Alli.