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Tshwane mayor condemns defacing of Paul Kruger statue

The City of Tshwane has condemned the defacing of statues - including that of Paul Kruger - and has called on people to desist from cheap politicking.

Mayoral visit marks Archbishop Tutu's birthday tomorrow

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu hopes to be well enough to hear Public Protector Thuli Madonsela deliver the annual peace lecture in his honour tomorrow‚ his foundation says.

Outsourcing the only way‚ says UCT

Demands by various movements to abolish outsourcing of essential services at the University of Cape Town would‚ if heeded‚ ultimately result in higher tuition fees and reduce student access‚ the UCT communications and marketing department’s Pat Lucas said on Tuesday.

Zuma announces task team to tackle problems at universities

A task team has been set up to tackle problems currently experienced within higher learning institutions, President Jacob Zuma announced on Tuesday.

ANCYL president will remain an MEC

Collen Maine will not have to give up his job as an MEC following his election as ANC Youth League president.

Radebe calls for renewed NDP push

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on Tuesday called for a renewed implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP).

Malema asks judge candidate if he was deployed by DA

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema wanted to know whether a candidate for a judge's vacancy in the Northern Cape was deployed to the bench by the Democratic Alliance.

Tradition allows a stand-in to serve King Dalindyebo's jail term: Contralesa

A person can be appointed to serve Abathembu King Buleyekhaya Dalindyebo’s 12-year jail term on his behalf according to tradition, the Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA (Contralesa) has said.

Bonang's bra and panties not going to Australia

Brand Bonang has been reigned in after Woolworths denied extending the media personality's lingerie range to David Jones department stores in Australia.

Speaker should rule the House, Parliament told

Can the speaker's decision be challenged in Parliament? Not in the House, according to the rules’ subcommittee.

Wanted: Black bosses

Black CEOs are being excluded from business because companies see them as useful only to curry political favour.

Avoid dagga, booze, politics king tells son

With the prospect of jail time hanging over his head, AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo had some sober advice for his 23-year-old son and heir, Azenathi Zanelizwe.

Political Obscenity: S is for Satire that draws more tears than laughter

Anton Kannemeyer's latest show, E is for Exhibition, which opened at Stevenson in Johannesburg last week, builds on and updates his Alphabet of Democracy series.

SA flunks maths again

The quality of maths and science education in South Africa has been ranked among the worst in the world ... again.

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Jurgen Klopp tight-lipped over Liverpool speculation

Jurgen Klopp is staying tight-lipped about rumours linking him to the vacancy at Liverpool with the ex-Borussia Dortmund coach widely tipped as the hot favourite to replace Brendan Rodgers.

Bryan Habana closing in on try record

Bryan Habana is closing in on the all-time Test try scoring record as he prepares to add to his tally against the USA.

Rafael Nadal thrown by ex-ball boy, Djokovic catches fire

Rafael Nadal stuttered to victory against one of his former ball boys at the China Open on Tuesday as top-ranked Novak Djokovic swept imperiously to his 25th straight win in Beijing.

Polokwane City rubbishes Kosta Papic suspension reports

Polokwane City have denied reports that head coach Kosta Papic was suspended with full pay following their midweek Telkom Knockout defeat to holders SuperSport United.

India fans bad losers as SA nails T20 series in style

Just like that, South Africa have won a series in India. And in some style: they wiped the floor with the home side in the second T20 in Cuttack last night, winning by six wickets with 17 balls remaining.

Councils need to power up

Municipalities across the country must start investing in upskilling engineers to prepare for more independent power producers to be linked to their electricity distribution networks.

Mugabe puts 'candidate' Hillary in her place

Democratic US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's criticism of President Robert Mugabe's anti-gay address to the UN last week was above her pay grade, according to Zimbabwe's presidential spokesman.

Putin 'sending in troops'

Nato yesterday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes violated the airspace of alliance member Turkey at the weekend by mistake and said Russia was sending ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence.

Shot in the foot again

A controversial bill aimed at regulating the security industry- punted by the government as necessary for national security, and which will require that 51% control of foreign-owned security companies be transferred into South African hands - could cripple the economy and cost nearly 900000 jobs, analysts warn.

Five ways to prepare employees for leaving company

Anything you can do to help departing employees land on their feet will increase team’s trust in you as leader, enhance company’s overall talent brand

Mining firms appeal commission merger decision

French-listed Imerys SA and Andalusite Resources tell Competition Tribunal appeal hearing they had no plans to set up monopoly with merger

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Mayfair, Johannesburg, is "spawning terrorists" and is a no-go zone for non-Muslims, according to the US's Fox News.

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Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and EFF leader Julius Malema are plotting to overthrow the government, North West premier Supra Mahumapelo said on Sunday.

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