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Grace Mugabe announces candidacy to succeed husband Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe on Thursday announced her candidacy to succeed her husband, 90-year-old president Robert Mugabe, when he leaves office.

We can't spend and spend to recover money lost to corruption: Nene

Treasury is reluctant to throw good money after bad by over-committing funds to recover state money lost to corruption, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said on Thursday.

BCCI is cricket's wolf in sheep's clothing

For so long now, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been the game’s wolf in sheep’s clothing — the benefactor spreading its patronage to all that would do its bidding.

UCT researcher helps determine earliest human genome

A research team has determined the genetic make-up of the earliest modern human- a 45 000-year-old human male that was discovered in western Siberia, near the town of Ust’-Ishim.

Bafana rise ten places to 57th on FIFA rankings

Bafana Bafana jumped ten places to 57th in the latest world rankings released by Fifa on Thursday.

Restaurant 'assault victim' wants Malema chastised

A Limpopo man wants EFF leader Julius Malema punished following a brawl at a take-away outlet in Limpopo, AfriForum deputy chief executive Ernst Roets said on Thursday.

Schumacher will need years to recover: doctor

A French doctor treating stricken former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher said Thursday that the German ace was making progress, but will need years to recover.
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EFF says Malema will never apologise for taking on racists who swear at black workers

The Economic Freedom Fighters have expressed their support for their Commander in Chief, Julius Malema by stating they are proud of how he reacted to the incident in Tzaneen and emphasising that he will 'never apologise' for the controversial incident.

ANC votes down motion to call Zuma over Nkandla

The ANC majority on Thursday voted down an opposition motion in the National Assembly that President Jacob Zuma must be called to appear before the ad hoc committee mulling reports on misspending on his Nkandla home.

Court orders Parliament to stop inquiry into SABC chair's alleged lies

SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala on Thursday obtained an interim interdict in the Western Cape High Court halting an inquiry into whether she lied about her academic qualifications.

High-income earners in for a tax shock

Tax increases are to be implemented to help plug the gaping hole in the state's finances.

Dewani ballistics fiasco

Shrien Dewani's defence team has made a mockery of the state's ballistics expert.

Minister to bang heads with ANC Gauteng boss

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters will take on the leader of the ANC in Gauteng next month when her department seeks to close "information gaps" in submissions before the e-tolls advisory panel.

No gain, no TB drugs

Pharmaceutical companies are decreasing their investment in TB even though multi-drug-resistant TB kills more than half the people who contract it.

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BCCI is cricket's wolf in sheep's clothing

For so long now, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been the game’s wolf in sheep’s clothing — the benefactor spreading its patronage to all that would do its bidding.

Furious Platini hits out at 'insulting' CAF allegations

UEFA president Michel Platini has reacted angrily to a suggestion that he is interfering in the affairs of African football and denied calling for the continent's Nations Cup to be postponed because of the Ebola crisis.

Schumacher will need years to recover: doctor

A French doctor treating stricken former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher said Thursday that the German ace was making progress, but will need years to recover.

Bafana rise ten places to 57th on FIFA rankings

Bafana Bafana jumped ten places to 57th in the latest world rankings released by Fifa on Thursday.

Province make one change for Currie Cup final

Centre Jaco Taute's inclusion in the Western Province XV is the only change to the side for the Currie Cup final clash against the Golden Lions at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday.

SA steps up it's Ebola screening on incoming travellers

South Africa has upped its screening of arriving travellers in an effort to stop Ebola haemorrhagic fever entering the country, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Thursday.

Watch: Driverless Audi RS 7 Sportback complete a lap

The German manufacturer demonstrated a driverless concept ahead of the DTM German Touring Car Championship finals in Hockenheim, Germany on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

SHOUT donates school library

Department will ‘battle to help entrepreneurs’

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says newly formed ministry will not be able to provide desired support to small, medium-sized enterprises on its own

Cabinet cracks down on copper theft ring

Tougher penalties being considered for ‘economic saboteurs’, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe

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The principal of Wilgehof Primary in Bloemfontein, where the old South African flag and pictures of Julius Malema alongside monkeys were displayed in a class, has been fired, according to a report.