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Minister Lindiwe Minister has come under fire for saying young people were not affected by apartheid and thus shouldn't expect free houses from government.

Ndivhuwo Mabaya clarifies issues around free RDP housing

Saturday 25 October 2014 11:44

Human Settlements Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has come under fire for her statement that people under the age of 40 should not expect free housing from government.

Ndivhuwo Mabaya clarifies issues around free RDP housing

Saturday 25 October 2014 11:44

Human Settlements Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has come under fire for her statement that people under the age of 40 should not expect free housing from government.

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No rift between Zuma and Mantashe: ANC

Friday 24 October 2014 18:10

There is no rift between President Jacob Zuma and ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, the party said on Friday.

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Sisulu decision an insult to the poor: EFF

Friday 24 October 2014 14:03

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's announcement that people under the age of 40 will no longer receive free housing is an insult to the poor, the EFF said on Friday.

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Kathrada inspired by Dadoo

Friday 24 October 2014 11:18

Political activist Ahmed Kathrada says he was inspired by Yusuf Dadoo to get involved in politics.

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Expelling Numsa would be disastrous: Vavi

Friday 24 October 2014 10:03

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says expelling the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) would be a disaster.

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Malema won't apologise: EFF

Friday 24 October 2014 06:47

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema will not apologise for shoving and allegedly swearing at a man in a Limpopo fast-food outlet, the EFF said on Thursday.

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Ramaphosa to deliver OR Tambo Memorial Lecture at Fort Hare University

Friday 24 October 2014 05:51

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the second annual OR Tambo Memorial Lecture at Fort Hare University in Alice on Friday.

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Parliament approves report not to investigate Tlakula

Friday 24 October 2014 05:50

The National Assembly has approved the Home Affairs Committee's report requesting it not to proceed with an investigation into former IEC Chairperson Pansy Tlakula's fitness to hold office.

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U-turn on Numsa vote

Friday 24 October 2014 05:45

Cosatu will convene another Special Central Executive Committee to give Numsa a chance to defend itself against expulsion.

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Nkandla investigation expected to drag on

Thursday 23 October 2014 21:06

The National Assembly has approved a motion to extend the deadline of the Ad hoc Committee dealing with the various reports into the private security upgrades of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

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