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UCT assures exams will proceed 31 October 2017, 11:57 AM

The majority of classes at the University of Cape Town will remain suspended until further notice.

SABC surprised at strike threat 31 October 2017, 11:36 AM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) says it is concerned after receiving strike notices from two unions.

Parliament meeting to deliberate over Sassa 31 October 2017, 10:12 AM

A joint meeting of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) and the Portfolio Committee on Social Development will on Tuesday meet with the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).

‘Sassa needs to stick to its current provider’ 31 October 2017, 8:14 AM

A joint meeting of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) and the Portfolio Committee on Social Development will on Tuesday meet with the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).

Reckless driving blamed for Limpopo crashes 31 October 2017, 7:47 AM

Limpopo Department of Transport says motorists who disobey traffic rules are the cause of most road accidents.

SABC management aims to avert strike 31 October 2017, 7:37 AM

SABC management and the newly appointed board says they are willing to enter into wage negotiations with trade unions and staff.

Mahlangu summoned to testify at Esidimeni Arbitration hearings 30 October 2017, 8:27 PM

Former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlanguhas been summoned to testify at the Esidimeni Arbitration hearings on the 6th of December. Department Head, Dr Barney Selebano has been subpoenaed to take the stand two days earlier. A date for the former Mental Health Director Dr Makgabo Manamela has not yet been set, as she’s still appealing the Ombudsman’s findings. […]

Farming community in N.West protests against farm killings 30 October 2017, 7:29 PM

A farming community of the Buhrmansdrift, few kilometres outside Mahikeng in the North West have formed a farm patrol watch due to high number of crime cases and farm attacks in the area.

Sassa requires integrated payment system: Dlamini 30 October 2017, 5:15 PM

The Social Development Department has announced that it has offered the Post Office only one of the four services required by Sassa to pay social grants. Briefing the media in East London, Minister Bathabile Dlamini says Sassa requires an integrated payment system, banking services, card body production and provision of cash payment services. However, she […]

Sassa requires integrated payment system: Dlamini 30 October 2017, 4:05 PM

  The Social Development Department has announced that it has offered the Post Office only one of the four services required by Sassa to pay social grants. Briefing the media in East London, Minister Bathabile Dlamini says Sassa requires an integrated payment system, banking services, card body production and provision of cash payment services. However, […]

Black Monday disrupts matric exams 30 October 2017, 3:26 PM

Matric examinations had to be delayed by two hours in some schools due to the Black Monday protests.

Afriforum calls for unique strategy against farm attacks 30 October 2017, 1:56 PM

Civil rights organisation, AfriForum, says protesters and supporters of #BlackMonday are calling for the development and implementation of a consolidated strategy against farm attacks. Reports indicate there have been over 340 attacks and at least 65 murders on farms in 2017. Afriforum says Monday’s nationwide protests are an impassioned plea to the Police Department to take […]

No case opened in mayor sex scandal: Police 30 October 2017, 11:13 AM

Gauteng police have not opened a case against the African National Congress (ANC) mayor in the province. This comes after the mayor has been accused of sexual grooming a 14 year old girl. Speaking on AM Live Guateng Police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini says they are looking into the allegations. “The police are looking into the […]

Zuma to release fees commission report 30 October 2017, 9:43 AM

The Presidency has confirmed that President Jacob Zuma will release the much-awaited higher education fees commission report this week.

Farmer killings a serious chain reaction: Afriforum 30 October 2017, 8:38 AM

Civil rights group, AfriForum says the killing of farmers has a serious chain reaction.

Afriforum looks to court to overturn Mugabe immunity 19 September 2017, 8:00 AM

Civil rights organisation Afriforum will ask the High Court in Pretoria to review the diplomatic immunity granted to Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe on Tuesday. Mugabe allegedly attacked South African model Gabriella Engels with an electric cord in a hotel in Sandton in the north Johannesburg in August. Engels laid a criminal charge against Mugabe […]

Afriforum looks to court to overturn Mugabe immunity 19 September 2017, 8:00 AM

Civil rights organisation Afriforum will ask the High Court in Pretoria to review the diplomatic immunity granted to Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe on Tuesday.

Mogoeng lambasts Kenyatta over judiciary comments 7 September 2017, 6:00 AM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has expressed concern over the recent reported comments by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta that disrespected the judiciary. ‘ Last week, Kenya’s Supreme Court cancelled the country’s election results, citing irregularities in the voting system. Kenyatta accepted the ruling, but reportedly called the judges crooks. Mogoeng says the remarks are most unfortunate, […]

Mogoeng lambasts Kenyatta over judiciary comments 7 September 2017, 6:00 AM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has expressed concern over the recent reported comments by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta that disrespected the judiciary.

Nigerian president chairs first cabinet meeting since return 30 August 2017, 3:30 PM

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday chaired his first cabinet meeting since returning from sick leave in Britain this month. Buhari returned to Nigeria on August 19 after more than three months in London for treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Last week he cancelled a cabinet meeting, raising concerns that the president, criticised for inertia […]

Nigerian president chairs first cabinet meeting since return 30 August 2017, 3:30 PM

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday chaired his first cabinet meeting since returning from sick leave in Britain this month.

EFF reacts to Malawi banning Malema 25 August 2017, 11:25 AM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called on the government of the Republic of Malawi to reverse its decision to ban its leader Julius Malema, saying he has not done anything anywhere to deserve being refused entry into the Southern African country. Malema and a leading Zambian politician, Saviour Chishimba, were banned from entering Malawi […]

EFF reacts to Malawi banning Malema 25 August 2017, 11:25 AM

EFF leader Julius Malema and a leading Zambian politician, Saviour Chishimba, have been banned from entering Malawi to attend a conference.

BLF disrupts discussion on state capture 27 July 2017, 11:46 PM

The Black First Land First movement (BLF) disrupted a discussion on state capture in Braamfontein, Johannesburg on Thursday evening.

ICC expected to rule against SA in Al-Bashir case 5 July 2017, 9:46 PM

The ANC International Relations Chairperson, Edna Molewa, says it would be unfortunate if the ICC was to rule against the government in the case involving Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir.

Zuma sends condolences on passing of Namibia’s Ya Toivo 10 June 2017, 9:35 PM

President Jacob Zuma has sent condolences to the people and government of Namibia on the death of struggle activist Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo.

Zuma in Tanzania to strengthen ties 11 May 2017, 9:06 AM

President Jacob Zuma accompanied by six ministers arrived in Tanzania Wednesday night.

Kenya issues travel warning against South Africa 9 May 2017, 8:17 AM

A travel warning against South Africa has been issued by Kenya, citing a rising wave of crime in the country.

Mugabe defends Zimbabwe’s progress 4 May 2017, 12:03 PM

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has dismissed suggestions that Zimbabwe is a failed or fragile state.

ANC bemoans AU decision to readmit Morocco 31 January 2017, 12:00 PM

The ANC has spoken out on the African Union’s decision to readmit Morocco back into the AU.