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Mokonyane lambasts racist attack on Lesufi 26 April 2018, 12:43 PM

Communications Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane says government will not tolerate any form of racism in South Africa. She was addressing the media in Cape Town after a cabinet meeting.

Hanekom calls for flexibility on visas to grow tourism 26 April 2018, 10:20 AM

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says South Africa must relax its visa requirement to enable tourism to grow and make a significant contribution to the country's GDP.

ANC lashes out at racist attack on Panyaza Lesufi 26 April 2018, 10:09 AM

The African National Congress in Gauteng has condemned the behavior of two white people captured in a photograph, hanging a life-size doll dressed in an ANC t-shirt and a picture of education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, on a tree outside the offices of the Basic Education Department in Pretoria on Wednesday.

Guptas must account if done something wrong: Mabuza 26 April 2018, 6:16 AM

Deputy President, David Mabuza, says if the Guptas have done something wrong, they should be brought to book.

Taung residents believe protests are acts of criminality 25 April 2018, 9:31 PM

An SABC television crew was robbed of all its equipment and personal belongings while covering protests in Jouberton outside Klerksdorp in the North West.

Eastern Cape premier booed off stage 25 April 2018, 9:08 PM

Eastern Cape Premier, Phumulo Masualle was booed off stage as he tried to address community members at Keiskammahoek in the Eastern Cape.

Pensioners win appeal against Transport Pension Fund 25 April 2018, 8:47 PM

There's a ray of hope for about sixty thousand impoverished Transnet pensioners.

Farmer charged for allegedly driving over a man 25 April 2018, 8:47 PM

A Northern Cape farmer, who allegedly drove over a man with his 4x4 bakkie on his farm last Friday, remains in custody following the postponement of his bail application.

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Unrest continues in the North West 25 April 2018, 8:23 PM

Tswaing Local Municipal Offices at Delareyville in the North West , were set alight, by angry community members.

Parliament adopts “in principle” terms of reference of State Capture Inquiry 25 April 2018, 8:16 PM

Parliament's Mineral Resources Committee has “in principle" adopted terms of reference for its State Capture Inquiry into former Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

SABC News crew robbed in North West 25 April 2018, 6:48 PM

An SABC News crew in North-West has been attacked and robbed off their equipment by a group of people at a filling station in Klerksdorp.

Criminal charges laid against violent Kaizer Chiefs fans 25 April 2018, 5:43 PM

eThekwini Municipality mayor Zandile Gumede says they have laid criminal charges against soccer fans who were involved in the violence at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday night.

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Witnesses refute Mantsoe’s version in Karabo Mokoena’s murder trail 25 April 2018, 5:08 PM

Witnesses have continued to contradict murder-accused, Sandile Mantsoe's account of events surrounding his girlfriend's killing. 

‘Mantsoe was not forced to point out crime scene’ 25 April 2018, 12:37 PM

Murder accused Sandile Mantsoe was not forced or threatened into pointing out the crime scene at which Karabo Mokoena's body was found.

Motorists warned of protesters stoning cars in Zandspruit 25 April 2018, 12:03 PM

Police have advised commuters travelling through Zandspruit, in the west of Johannesburg, to be cautious due to violent protests that have flared up since Tuesday.

Mediosa denies links to Gupta family 25 April 2018, 11:55 AM

The controversial Medioa mobile clinic company that operates in the Free State and North-West has denied having any links with the Gupta family.

N Cape farmer in court over attempted murder 25 April 2018, 11:21 AM

A 63-year-old farmer from Hartswater in the Northern Cape is on Wednesday expected to appear in court on charges of attempted murder.

Businessman offers financial assistance to soccer violence victim 25 April 2018, 10:22 AM

A Good Samaritan has offered to pay for the expenses of a security guard who was badly wounded when Kaizer Chiefs fans went on the rampage on Saturday evening following their team's 2-0 defeat to Free State Stars in the Nedbank Cup semi-finals.

Saftu urged to strike peacefully 25 April 2018, 10:11 AM

Cape Town police have advised the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) members who will embark on a nationwide strike to do so peacefully.

Four ISIS linked accused due in Durban court 25 April 2018, 10:05 AM

Four people allegedly linked to militant group ISIS are on Wednesday due to appear again in the Verulam Magistrate's Court in the north of Durban.

Protesters shut down North West hospital 25 April 2018, 9:25 AM

Protesters have shutdown the Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp in the North West. The protesters are not allowing anyone to enter or leave the hospital.

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Government has once again failed students: Wits SRC 25 April 2018, 9:15 AM

Wits SRC Secretary General Warren Makoga says the government has failed students again because it has failed to give them a proper framework on how the bursary scheme system is going to work.

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W Cape Education denies ‘no school claims’ due to Saftu strike 25 April 2018, 8:23 AM

The Western Cape Education Department has refuted claims that schools in the province will be closed for the next week due to the South African Federation of Trade Unions' marches.

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Karabo Mokoena murder case continues 25 April 2018, 6:22 AM

The state in the Sandile Mantsoe murder trial hopes to finalise its case on Wednesday.

Former District Six residents take govt to court 24 April 2018, 9:22 PM

Former residents of District Six in Cape Town are taking government to court. 

Mthatha Taxi peace accord crumbles 24 April 2018, 8:58 PM

The Mthatha Taxi peace accord that was ratified over the weekend seems to have collapsed.

Police on the lookout for suspects involved in Naturena shooting 24 April 2018, 8:29 PM

Police are searching for suspects involved in a shooting that happened in Naturena, South of Johannesburg on Tuesday morning.

Scores arrested after violent protests in Free State 24 April 2018, 7:07 PM

Five one people have been arrested in Malebogo township in Hertzogville-Free State.

It’s all systems go for May Day celebrations 24 April 2018, 7:02 PM

It is all systems go for the May Day celebrations at Isaac Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth on 1 May. President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to deliver the keynote address.

Government pledges increased allocations to NSFAS 24 April 2018, 1:45 PM

Government has introduced its new bursary scheme fund aimed at supporting poor and working class students for their academic tuitions at tertiary institutions.