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Phomolong residents protest against poor service delivery

Tuesday 29 July 2014 12:06

The community of Phomolong informal settlement in Mamelodi East, has blockaded Solomon Mahlangu Drive leading into the township with burning tyres and rocks.

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ANC slams Tshwane office chaos

Tuesday 29 July 2014 07:40

The African National Congress (ANC) in Tshwane has condemned the storming of its office in Pretoria on Monday by fellow party members.

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SA wants Agoa extended: Davies

Monday 28 July 2014 15:07

South Africa will urge an extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act at the United States-Africa leaders' summit, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday.

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Case of alleged coup plotters from DRC postponed

Monday 28 July 2014 14:30

Lawyers representing 20 alleged coup plotters from DRC have again secured a postponement of the trial in the High Court in Pretoria.

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The group was arrested last year in Limpopo
DRC coup plotters to appear in the North Gauteng High Court

Monday 28 July 2014 06:04

Twenty alleged coup plotters from the Democratic Republic of Congo will appear in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria again on Monday.

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Marikana Commission to resume on Monday morning

Monday 28 July 2014 05:18

It is not clear when controversial police witness, Mr X, will resume his testimony at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria.

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Release De Kock and Hani killers: TRC's Boraine

Sunday 27 July 2014 14:10

Former TRC deputy chairman Alex Boraine has called for the release on parole of apartheid-era assassin Eugene de Kock; as well as the murderers of former SA Communist Party leader Chris Hani.

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Lonmin security guards take the stand at Marikana inquiry

Friday 25 July 2014 19:26

Lonmin security guards continued their testimonies at the Marikana Commission of inquiry on Friday.  

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South African protestors are not happy with Israel's attack on Gaza.
South Africans protestors march for an end to Israel’s attack on Gaza

Friday 25 July 2014 18:55

Several protests were held across the country calling on Israel to end its attack on Gaza.

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The Seriti Commission of Inquiry aims to investigate alleged corruption in the country's 1999 multi-billion rand arms procurement deal.
Seriti Commission mum on resignations

Friday 25 July 2014 14:57

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal could not confirm a report on Friday that two evidence leaders resigned this week.

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Lonmin security guard, Mogomotsi Masibi takes the stand in  the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Lonmin workers acted in a militant way: Security guard

Friday 25 July 2014 12:38

Lonmin security guard, Mogomotsi Masibi, says the striking mineworkers who attacked and killed two of his colleagues on August 12, 2012, were acting in a militant way.

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Arms Procurement Commission wants to be in a position to accommodate all the witnesses
Arms Commission seeks extension

Friday 25 July 2014 07:20

Chairperson of the Arms Procurement Commission, Willie Seriti says he is contemplating asking President Jacob Zuma for another extension.

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Patricia De Lille says Arms Procurement Commission must thoroughly investigate all allegations in dossier.
Arms Procurement Commission to further investigate De Lille dossier

Thursday 24 July 2014 15:10

Patricia De Lille says it's imperative for the Arms Procurement Commission to thoroughly investigate all allegations contained in her dossier.

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Lonmin's security boss recounts how they escaped death

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:48

Lonmin's security boss, Dewald Louw, has told the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria that he and his colleague were on one occasion compelled to arm themselves.

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Lonmin security boss continues testimony at Marikana Inquiry

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:11

Lonmin security boss, Dewald Louw, will continue giving evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Thursday morning.

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Kirk Whalum, Stoddart set to blow away SA fans

Wednesday 23 July 2014 10:30

Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum returns to South Africa with fellow artist John Stoddart.

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Lonmin executive to give evidence at Marikana Commission

Wednesday 23 July 2014 06:35

Lonmin executive Michael da Costa is expected to give evidence at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria on Wednesday.

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 The lawyer for the injured and arrested Marikana mineworkers ,advocate Dali Mpofu (R).
Mr X defends police

Tuesday 22 July 2014 12:34

The crucial witness known only as Mr X has come to the defence of the police.

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Military Health Services laid wreathes in tribute to their fallen countrymen.
South Africa’s Delville Wood sacrifice remembered

Monday 21 July 2014 14:40

Military veterans have paid tribute to the more than 1000 South African soldiers who lost their lives over a period of about three days in Delville Wood in France.

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President Jacob Zuma
  Zuma calls for safe return of missing child

Sunday 20 July 2014 14:57

President Jacob Zuma is calling on the public to help police find a child who went missing when his father's car was hijacked, the presidency said on Sunday.

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