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Thabo Mbeki says he only intervened because he understood the adversarial relationship between the National Prosecuting Authority, police and now disbanded Scorpions. ( )

Mbeki denies Jackie Selebi ‘protection claims’

Former President Thabo Mbeki says he never tried to protect former Police Commissioner Jackie Selebi from prosecution.

Umbumbulu protesters run riot
Monday 8 February 2016 12:01
Zuma visits Marabastad taxi rank
Monday 8 February 2016 11:30

South Africa

Fort Hare has played critical role in education: Pandor

Monday 8 February 2016 12:35

Science and Technology Minister, Naledi Pandor, says the Fort Hare University has played a critical role in higher education on the continent.


Grace Mugabe’s pals targeted for expulsion from Zanu-PF

Monday 8 February 2016 11:40

Zimbabwe war veterans have publicly said they want two powerful members of Zanu-PF, both close to First Lady Grace Mugabe, to be expelled from the party.


UNSC to expand North Korea sanctions following rocket launch

Monday 8 February 2016 06:56

The United Nations Security Council will adopt a new resolution in the coming days expanding the sanctions regime against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.


ANC PEC in W Cape to deliberate over Prince, Lili cases

Monday 8 February 2016 10:00

The ANC's Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) in the Western Cape will on Monday discuss the conduct of two of its senior representatives.


Amplats to cut 1 000 jobs at Twickenham Mine: CEO

Monday 8 February 2016 12:45

South Africa's Anglo American Platinum will cut 1 000 jobs at its struggling Twickenham Mine.


Woman pulled alive from rubble two days after Taiwan quake

Monday 8 February 2016 05:19

The death toll from an earthquake in southern Taiwan at the weekend climbed to 35 on Monday.


SA Chinese community welcomes year of the Monkey

Monday 8 February 2016 09:20

The Chinese New Year was celebrated in a festival of colour and sound in Port Elizabeth on Sunday night


Broncos defense dominates Panthers to win Super Bowl

Monday 8 February 2016 07:02

The Denver Broncos won their third National Football League championship with a 24-10 upset victory over the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.


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.

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