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Expelled Secretary-General Zwelinzima Vavi says he cannot work with the current Cosatu Central Executive Committee.
Vavi says he cannot work with the current Cosatu Central Executive Committee. ( )

Vavi will not appeal dismissal

Former Cosatu Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi says he will not appeal his dismissal from the Labour Federation.

The suspect had allegedly kept 19 illegal foreign nationals in a storeroom at a shop in a village near Mankweng outside Polokwane.
Limpopo human trafficking case postponed
Tuesday 5 May 2015 17:16

South Africa

It is alleged that the two officers arrested four men - before killing three of them in Carletonville
Malobane condemns killing of murder suspects by police officers

Tuesday 5 May 2015 17:41

Gauteng Community Safety MEC, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has condemned the killing of three murder suspects allegedly at the hands of two police officers


John Kerry is the first US secretary of state to visit Somalia
Kerry makes surprise visit to Somalia

Tuesday 5 May 2015 16:11

John Kerry, met with Somalia's President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, on Tuesday on an unannounced visit, the first trip by a US secretary of state to the Horn of Africa nation.


Nepal, aid agencies trade blame as confusion mars quake relief

Tuesday 5 May 2015 17:40

A row has broken out between Nepal and some international agencies over the handling of aid that poured into the country after last month's devastating earthquake.


SACP says it wants to ensure that all its leaders are not involved in corruption
SACP sets up committee to 'audit' its E Cape leaders

Tuesday 5 May 2015 18:57

The SACP in the Eastern Cape has set up an Integrity Committee to scrutinise the financial and business interests of all its leaders in the province.


City of Cape Town sends out advisory ahead of SAMWU march

Tuesday 5 May 2015 18:54

The City of Cape Town on Tuesday sent out an advisory to residents and businesses in the CBD that members of SAMWU would be marching to the Civic Centre on Wednesday.


Western Cape agriculture on tech front

Tuesday 5 May 2015 15:22

The Western Cape is making huge strides with the use of modern technology and science in the agricultural sector.


East meets West in exhibition showing Chinese influence on fashion

Tuesday 5 May 2015 11:26

East meets West in a new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that juxtaposes the influence of Chinese art.


Chippa United is third from the bottom of the log and needs to win its remaining two matches.
Chippa United fighting to stay in the Premiership

Tuesday 5 May 2015 18:16

As the ABSA Premiership draws to a close, Chippa United is fighting to stay afloat


Zwelithini's lice comment deflects attention

Tuesday 5 May 2015 10:51

Alexander O'Riordan writes that if civil society plays its role, South Africa’s royal families might have more to lose from perpetuating xenophobic violence than they acknowledge.


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 Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

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

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