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SABC welcomes Competition Commission ruling

Friday 12 February 2016 19:00

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has welcomed the Competition Commission’s ruling which is in favour of the public broadcaster.


Freedom Park taxi protesters get violent

Friday 12 February 2016 15:56

Protesting taxi operators in Freedom Park south of Johannesburg have been throwing stones at passing taxi drivers.


SA win toss and bowl, Morris in for Morkel

Friday 12 February 2016 14:40

South Africa won the toss and chose to bowl in the fourth One Day International (ODI) against England at the Wanderers, on Friday


The National Prosecuting Authority recently announced that four apartheid-era police officers were charged with Nokuthula Simelane's murder.
Simelane family losing hope over successful prosecution

Friday 12 February 2016 12:27

The family of the late anti-apartheid activist, Nokuthula Simelane, says it is not entirely confident that those involved in her murder 33 years ago will be successfully prosecuted.


Cas Coovadia says President Jacob Zuma created a platform for government to work toward the vision of the National Development Plan (NDP).
Banking Association welcomes Zuma's take on economy

Friday 12 February 2016 09:55

Cas Coovadia says it was the first time in a couple of years that President Jacob Zuma to concentrated on the economy and acknowledged that South Africa is facing an economic crisis.


ConCourt to hear McBride’s case

Thursday 11 February 2016 20:38

The Constitutional Court says that it will hear a case brought by suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) boss Robert McBride.


Mosimane thrilled to have his attacking trio ‘CBD’ all firing

Thursday 11 February 2016 18:00

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is thrilled to have an attacking trio currently in red-hot form.


The win sees Sundowns going nine points clear of their closest rivals at the top of the league table while Pirates find themselves in seventh place with 23 points.
Pirates fall as Sundowns march on

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:44

Mamelodi Sundowns confirmed their dominance top the Absa Premiership table with a 2-1 win over Orlando Pirates in a league match at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night.


The Cultural, Religious and Linguistics Rights Commission has met with Pastor Penuel Mnguni to discuss the complaints laid against him by the South African Council of Churches.
Snake Pastor violated the Bill of Rights

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:05

The Cultural, Religious and Linguistics Rights Commission says the controversial 'Snake Pastor' has grossly violated the Bill of Rights by making his congregation consume live snakes.


Overall annual visitor numbers down: Stats SA

Wednesday 10 February 2016 18:38

The festive season saw a pickup in foreign visitor numbers to the country but the overall annual trend was down, with immigration and visa regulations largely blamed for the slowdown.


A case relating to the powers of the Public Protector was heard in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday.
Does the Public Protector have any power?

Wednesday 10 February 2016 17:58

The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has reserved judgment in its hearing on the powers of the Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela.


ANC dismisses EFF's Gupta claims

Wednesday 10 February 2016 15:19

The ANC have called allegations that the Gupta family has influenced the one trillion rand nuclear deal unfounded.


Chief Xolile Ndevu stated that Mandla Mandela has a right to marry whoever he wants.
Contralesa distances itself from 'Chief Mandela allegations'

Wednesday 10 February 2016 11:00

Congress of Traditional Leaders (Contralesa) provincial secretary Chief Xolile Ndevu refuted claims that the organisation is not welcoming Mandla Mandela’s decision to marry a Muslim woman.


OUTA it has received numerous complaints from the public about a new round of threatening messages informing them to pay e-toll fines.
Outa warns SMS demands for e-toll payments illegal

Wednesday 10 February 2016 08:35

Outa has warned that threatening SMS demands for outstanding e-tolls may be illegal.


Johannesburg's Market Theatre celebrated its 40 years of existence with a full scope of theatre programming.
Market theatre still going strong, 40 years on

Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:45

Established within weeks of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, the Market Theatre came to symbolise the struggle for freedom during the apartheid era.


I’m leaving it in the hands of Treasury: Madonsela

Tuesday 9 February 2016 21:24

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she is leaving it to Treasury to look into the amount that President Jacob Zuma must pay back for upgrades to his private home at Nkandla.


SA’s economic outlook continues to look grim

Tuesday 9 February 2016 20:37

Standard Bank’s chief economist says that the South African consumer is likely to be less of an influencing driver of economic growth going forward.


ConCourt reserves judgment in Nkandla report case

Tuesday 9 February 2016 19:28

Following the much anticipated hearing into the powers of the Public Protector, the Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the Nkandla report case.


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 Protector's findings are binding.


Deliberate defiance irrelevant: Madonsela

Tuesday 9 February 2016 14:37

As the DA as tries to make out a case for deliberate defiance in the Nkandla matter, the Public Protector says the real question is whether or not the President made a mistake in law.


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