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Lieutenant Colonel Renate Barnard was passed over for promotion twice despite being recommended for the relevant post.
The Constitutional Court says the employment equity policy of the SAPS is in line with the constitution and guiding legislation. ( )

Constitutional Court ruling favours SAPS

The Constitutional Court has found that the South African Police Service properly implemented its employment equity policy.

Gift of the Givers supplies not yet reached Gaza
Tuesday 2 September 2014 12:30
Gift of the Givers supplies not yet reached Gaza
Tuesday 2 September 2014 12:30
Cosatu national spokesperson Patrick Craven.
Cosatu condemns alleged Lesotho coup
Tuesday 2 September 2014 12:01
SADC sends observer team to Lesotho
Tuesday 2 September 2014 11:30

South Africa

The residents are demanding basic services such as water and electricity.
Mpumalanga residents protest over service delivery

Tuesday 2 September 2014 12:20

Residents of Mzinti in the far east of Mbombela under the Nkomazi Municipality in Mpumalanga have blockaded the main road to Tonga village with stones, burning tyres and trees.

Africa

Nigeria records another Ebola case in oil city

Tuesday 2 September 2014 12:19

Nigeria has a third confirmed case of Ebola in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, bringing the country's total confirmed infections to 17, with 271 people under surveillance, the health minister said.

World

Gift of the Givers supplies not yet reached Gaza

Tuesday 2 September 2014 12:30

Medical equipment and supplies taken by the humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, have not yet reached Gaza almost a week after arriving in Egypt.

Politics

The Committee is finalising charges against EFF MPs  for disrupting Parliament last month.
EFF threatens to take Mbete to court

Tuesday 2 September 2014 08:50

The EFF in Parliament has emphasized that it will still take National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete to court if  Parliament's Powers and Privileges Committee rules against the party.

Business

Neotel CEO & MD Sunil Joshi.
Neotel sees untapped markets for telecom start-ups

Tuesday 2 September 2014 12:15

There is still enough room for start-ups in South Africa’s telecommunications industry, says  company  Neotel CEO & MD, Sunil Joshi.

Science

Highlights of the biggest technology stories.
SABC Digital News Tech Wrap, 2 September 2014

Tuesday 2 September 2014 11:55

Apple iPhone 6 expected to double as a digital wallet, Google tests drones to deliver goods, Neotel says there is still room for telecom start-ups in SA and we review the Nokia MD-12 speaker.

Lifestyle

Maradona steals show from fellow Argentine Pope Francis

Tuesday 2 September 2014 06:13

Pope Francis normally has no competition for attention when he is in a room but it was different on Monday when another larger-than-life Argentine - soccer great Diego Maradona attended a papal event.

Sport

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba.
Mashaba wants continuity from top to bottom

Tuesday 2 September 2014 10:19

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has called for continuity as the SA Football Association (Safa) ponders who should replace Mashaba as national under-20 coach.  

Opinion

Majavu says the prevailing view is that black Africans living in Western countries are the diseased ‘other’ who pose a threat to the health of whites.
Medical Racism and the African Patient

Tuesday 2 September 2014 12:35

Mandisi Majavu describes how medical folklore demonises Africans all over the world.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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