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EFF provincial leader says Tshwane cops have her under arrest

The Economic Freedom Fighters’ deputy chairperson in Gauteng‚ Mandisa Mashego‚ has been arrested in Tshwane while she was addressing street traders‚ according to messages she is sending to friends.

Fraud accused S'bu Ndebele still SA's high commissioner to Australia - government

S’bu Ndebele‚ South Africa's High Commissioner to Australia‚ remains in his position despite reports to the contrary‚ the Department of International Relations and Cooperation said on Thursday.

Fransman was framed — claims

Days after ANC bigwig Marius Fransman was let off the hook on allegations of sexual harassment, affidavits are claiming he is the victim of a plot.

Gauteng plans 27 schools to produce ‘highly trained and skilled individuals’

The Gauteng Provincial Government will‚ between 2016 and 2018‚ establish 27 schools of specialisation.

Zapiro now sees that depicting Abrahams as a monkey was a ‘mistake’

Cartoonist Zapiro – Jonathan Shapiro - says he made a mistake by depicting National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams as a monkey.

Hot topics

EXCLUSIVE: ANC's Marius Fransman will not be prosecuted - accuser reveals her identity

The woman who accused suspended African National Congress leader Marius Fransman of sexual harassment has decided to reveal her identity - as authorities confirmed he will not be charged.

Cope: Defence Minister ‘can no longer remain in office’ after smuggling report

The Congress of the People (Cope) said on Monday that “however noble her intentions”‚ Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s admission to “smuggling a Burundian woman into South Africa” means she can “no longer remain in office”.

Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said she is “saddened” and “hurt” by reports that she smuggled a Burundian woman into the country on an air force jet.

Gordhan hits out at persecution of 'heroes'

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has slammed the "persecution" of Ivan Pillay and Robert McBride, who sacrificed their "lives for the struggle".

Crunch time for Zuma, NPA

Crunch time has come for President Jacob Zuma and the National Prosecuting Authority - today the NPA must say whether it will appeal the Pretoria High Court ruling in the spy tapes saga.

Activist 'beaten' on minister's doorstep in row over house

Cabinet minister Mcebisi Skwatsha is at the centre of a personal housing dispute that culminated in a bloody confrontation on his Cape Town doorstep.

Government settles Kruger Park land claims

The government has compensated six communities – three from Limpopo and another three from Mpumalanga – for land in the Kruger National Park from which they were dispossessed under apartheid.

Public Protector awarded German Africa Prize

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has been awarded the German Africa Prize Award 2016.

Parliamentary committee concerned about reckless lending

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry is concerned about continued reckless lending and has called for enforcement in the sector to be beefed up.

IN FULL: President Jacob Zuma's speech at the centenary celebrations of the University of Fort Hare

Fellow Africans and friends‚ I feel deeply honoured to celebrate this historic milestone of the centenary of the University of Fort Hare with you.

Local government

Civic organisation appeals to ANC to act against 'hooligans'

The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) on condemned political violence at local government level and announced it was relaunching street committees‚ which officials said would focus on water saving and food gardens.

Municipality in a bind for ignoring binding decision

The Merafong City Local Municipality in Gauteng tried to convince the Constitutional Court that it should be allowed to levy a surcharge on water used by mines under its jurisdiction.

DA seeks interdict to halt demarcations

The Democratic Alliance appeared in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday to stop the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) from going ahead with demarcations the party is opposed to.

Water: Now we pay the price

The government is to announce major plans to deal with devastating drought and water restrictions that have crippled many parts of the country.

No infant should go without breast milk, says KZN

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health is stepping up the establishment of human milk banks in its effort "to address childhood malnutrition and reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality".