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President Zuma's lawyer has conceded that the Police Minister was wrong to compile a report reviewing the Public Protector's findings. ( )

ConCourt should "throw" out my report: Nhleko

Minister Nathi Nhleko says that the Constitutional Court just has to throw out his report on Nkandla while President Zuma has conceded that the Public Protectors findings are binding.

South Africa

ConCourt should "throw" out my report: Nhleko

Tuesday 9 February 2016 17:34

Minister Nathi Nhleko says that the Constitutional Court just has to throw out his report on Nkandla while President Zuma has conceded that the Public Protectors findings are binding.

Africa

Pakalitha Mosisili abandoned his speech in parliament when opposition All Basotho Convention disrupted proceedings forcing the speaker to walk out before adjourning the house.
Mosisili tables SADC Commission report

Tuesday 9 February 2016 13:55

Lesotho's Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has tabled the report of the SADC Commission of Inquiry that investigated the country's instability.

World

Taiwan developer arrested after building collapses during quake

Tuesday 9 February 2016 14:44

Prosecutors in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan have arrested the developer of a building which collapsed during an earthquake on Saturday killing at least 39.

Politics

In 2015 the State of the Nation Address was disrupted by EFF MPs, who were removed from parliament.
Parliament to give update on SONA readiness

Tuesday 9 February 2016 12:31

The presiding officers of Parliament today are expected to brief the media on the logistics and security around President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday.

Business

NUM says Amplats must sell Twickenham operations to halt retrenchments

Tuesday 9 February 2016 17:15

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in Limpopo believes that Anglo American Platinum should sell its Twickenham operation to investors who are willing to mine.

Science

KZN tsunami warning a hoax

Tuesday 9 February 2016 14:11

According to the South African Council for Geoscience, social media messages about an imminent threat of a tsunami hitting the KwaZulu-Natal coast are unfounded.

Lifestyle

On 9 February 1955,  2000  armed policemen  removed 60 000 residents from their homes.
Sophiatown 'victims' recount forced removals

Tuesday 9 February 2016 12:10

Prominent Sophiatown residents have shared the experience of the forced removals 61 years ago.

Sport

 Twenty-thousand people are expected to take part in the Comrades Marathon.
Comrades Marathon to clamp down on potential cheats

Tuesday 9 February 2016 17:20

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) says it is determined to clamp down on all possible cheaters, at this year's race.

Opinion

The folly of forced virginity testing

Thursday 4 February 2016 06:15

Violating the rights of women and girls will not stop HIV and AIDS, writes Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma will deliver the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states will meet from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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