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President Jacob Zuma and his "network" have hijacked the judiciary, DA leader Helen Zille said.
"We are all equal before the law," Helen Zille told a crowd outside the court in Bloemfontein. ( )

Zuma hijacking justice system: Zille

President Jacob Zuma and his "network" have hijacked the judiciary, DA leader Helen Zille said after the Supreme Court of Appeal ordered the release of the so-called Zuma "spy tapes" on Thursday.

The group is now calling on trade union, AMCU to represent them at the CCMA hearings.
Still no work for expelled mineworkers
Thursday 28 August 2014 12:30
SA must save during good times: Ramaphosa
Thursday 28 August 2014 12:00
The group is now calling on trade union, AMCU to represent them at the CCMA hearings.
Still no work for expelled mineworkers
Thursday 28 August 2014 12:30
SA must save during good times: Ramaphosa
Thursday 28 August 2014 12:00
Many communities have also suffered power cuts after vandalism in various provinces.
Cable theft puts SA business under strain
Thursday 28 August 2014 11:30
Music belongs to all of us: Jonas Gwangwa
Thursday 28 August 2014 10:20
The new Act on languages stipulates that service should be offered in at least three languages at State entities
Dept of Arts and Culture clarifies Languages Act
Thursday 28 August 2014 09:45

South Africa

The Farlam Commission is probing the deaths of 44 people at Lonmin mine, on August 12, 2012
Lawyer wants jail term for killers of Marikana police officer

Thursday 28 August 2014 12:12

Lawyers representing the family of one of the police officers whom striking Lonmin workers allegedly murdered near a railway line in Marikana in 2012, want his killers to face a jail term.

Africa

Hama Amadou is suspected of complicity in the trafficking of babies born in Nigeria and trafficked into Niger via Benin.
Niger allows parliament chief's arrest in baby-trafficking case

Thursday 28 August 2014 05:41

. Parliamentary leaders in Niger agreed on Wednesday to authorise the arrest of the legislature's president, a key opposition leader, on suspicions he was involved in a baby-trafficking network.

World

Redfoo attacked in upmarket pub in Australia, Sydney.
US pop singer Redfoo attacked at Australian pub

Thursday 28 August 2014 09:54

Redfoo, one half of LMFAO the US pop duo behind the hit single "I'm Sexy and I Know It", has been hit with a glass at a pub in an upmarket Sydney suburb

Politics

The legislature is recognised by the constitution as a separate pillar of state, distinct from government and the judiciary.
Expert unpacks separation of powers in SA

Thursday 28 August 2014 11:45

Associate Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Mtende Mhango says the concept of separation of powers is only 20 years old and is still developing.

Business

The group is now calling on trade union, AMCU to represent them at the CCMA hearings.
Still no work for expelled mineworkers

Thursday 28 August 2014 12:30

Over 400 mineworkers who have been expelled by the Aquarius Mine in Rustenburg say life is getting difficult.

Science

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) 70-metric-ton configuration is seen launching to space in this undated artist's rendering released August 2, 2014.
New heavy-lift rocket debut not likely until 2018: NASA

Thursday 28 August 2014 12:01

NASA's new heavy-lift rocket, designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars, likely will not have its debut test flight until November 2018.

Lifestyle

Music belongs to all of us: Jonas Gwangwa

Thursday 28 August 2014 10:20

South African music jazz legend, Jonas Gwanga, says music is a universal element that belongs to us all.

Sport

With Williams serving for the match, Bacsinszky reached break point at 30-40 threatening to put the match back on serve.
Venus keeps up with sister Serena at US Open

Thursday 28 August 2014 07:51

Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the US Open.

Opinion

Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa
Parliament and The Red Coats

Thursday 28 August 2014 09:05

Imagine someone visits your home and for an apparently good reason wears a medieval suit of armour. When they leave you begin to don it in your daily battles.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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