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Charges against NPA Deputy Director Nomgcobo Jiba relate to her failed bid to lay murder and racketeering charges against suspended KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Major-General Johan Booysen. ( )

Jiba to appear in court over fraud, perjury charges

National Prosecutions Authority Deputy Director Nomgcobo Jiba is expected to appear in the Pretoria magistrate's court on Tuesday on charges of fraud and perjury.

Mantashe hails late Xhosa chief Maqoma
Tuesday 21 April 2015 09:05
Sithole murder suspects due in court
Tuesday 21 April 2015 07:20
Mantashe hails late Xhosa chief Maqoma
Tuesday 21 April 2015 09:05
Sithole murder suspects due in court
Tuesday 21 April 2015 07:20
Vavi to lead anti-xenophobia march
Tuesday 21 April 2015 05:56

South Africa

Sanef says they have been engaging with the police to see how they can stop incidents where police confiscate footage from journalists
Sanef laments intimidation of journalists

Tuesday 21 April 2015 09:30

Sanef has come out to condemn the intimidation of journalists as well as the confiscation of their footage by law enforcement officers.


Senegalese kids exploited to beg for money, also known as talibes, go about their business on the outskirts of Dakar
Thousands of children exploited in Senegal: HRW

Tuesday 21 April 2015 06:30

Tens of thousands of children in Senegal are being exploited by Koranic teachers who force them to beg in the streets, HRW said on Monday.


Air strike in Yemen capital kills 25, wounds hundreds

Tuesday 21 April 2015 06:48

An air strike on a Scud missile base in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa triggered a big explosion that killed 25 people and wounded almost 400 on Monday.


Mantashe hails late Xhosa chief Maqoma

Tuesday 21 April 2015 09:05

African National Congress Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says modern leaders cannot tell a story of resistance without reference to Chief Jong Umsobomvu Maqoma.


Government has said a change to the means test was made as a way to increase access among senior citizens.
State to withhold removal of old age grant means test

Tuesday 21 April 2015 05:56

Government has decided to withhold the removal of the old age grant means test.


Cold winter chill to grip South Africa

Monday 20 April 2015 14:54

South Africans should take out those brollies, boots and coats when winter comes, because it will bring with it freezing weather.


Musicians unite against xenophobia

Monday 20 April 2015 20:23

A group of local and foreign musicians have joined the anti-xenophobic chorus by recording a song that's expected to be released on Thursday.


Saru President, Oregan Hoskins, says discussing plans to make a more public statement from the sport over the coming days.
Rugby stands together against xenophobia

Monday 20 April 2015 18:42

The president of the South African Rugby Union (Saru) has called on the sport to mobilise in support of the campaign to end xenophobic attacks on foreign residents.


'King Zwelithini's imbizo was a defining intervention'

Tuesday 21 April 2015 07:35

Analyst Nkosikhulule Xhawulengweni Nyembezi unpacks Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s anti-xenophobic imbizo and reiterates the call for peace.


34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Human Rights Day on March 21 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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