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Suspension of Parliament security heads have nothing to do with Juju's burglary

The real reason for the suspension of the head and deputy of the Parliamentary Protection Services is not the burglary of Julius Malema’s office but because the two had opposed the integration of police into parliament’s security system‚ according to the Economic Freedom Fighters.

ANC Western Cape poo tosser in more trouble, charged with inciting violence

ANC Western Cape provincial executive member and lead "poo thrower" Andile Lili will have to spend five more days behind bars for inciting violence charges.

Good cops' lives worth more than a swimming pool: Cope

The Congress of the People (Cope) on Thursday added its voice to the chorus of condemnation of the murder of a Cape Town police officer.

Zapiro challenges comrades in government

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, known as Zapiro, says it is not his politics that have changed since the anti-apartheid Struggle, but rather perceptions of him by those who entered government.

Juju office burglary: ANC gets fingered

Julius Malema's parliamentary office has been burgled and his Economic Freedom Fighters are pointing fingers at the ANC.

Hot topics

Is communications minister Faith Muthambi in China for propaganda lessons, asks DA

What knowledge can South Africa’s communications minister hope to acquire “from a one-party state that was ranked 176 out of 180 countries in the 2015 World Press Freedom Index”?

ANC keeps 7 out of 10 wards in municipal by-elections: IEC

The African National Congress (ANC) won seven out of 10 wards contested in by-elections around the country on Wednesday‚ the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said.

Joemat-Pettersson jet sets while PetroSA suffers R15-billion loss: DA

Reports confirmed that PetroSA would suffer a staggering R14.9-billion loss for the 2014-15 year‚ the biggest annual loss incurred by any state-owned company‚ while the embattled entity was also set to miss all but one of its performance targets for the 2014-15 year‚ the Democratic Alliance (DA) said.

Parole reform coming

An overhaul of the way in which paroles are granted is under way to correct what Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha describes as "dysfunction in the system".

House fit for metro king

The public protector is investigating allegations of corruption against the deputy chief of Tshwane metro police, after it emerged he is building a multimillion-rand mansion in Pretoria.

New information protection law not meant to trip up forensic investigators

South Africa has emerged as one of only three countries in Africa that comply with international privacy laws.

Water policy to tap public for cash

Cabinet has endorsed the water policy that will make many South Africans pay for every drop of water they consume.

Cope: Frolick's Nkandla comments surprising

The Congress of the People (Cope) said on Wednesday it was surprised that Cedric Frolick‚ chairman the Nkandla ad hoc committee‚ had said that “a lot of work” was still required to effect improvements at Nkandla.

Township declares its hope for metro

A metro is the only solution that the people of Bekkersdal, on the West Rand, have in getting out of the cycle of the non-delivery of services to their township.

Local government

Eight municipalities failing dismally on 2014/15 budget spending

Eight of the 21 municipalities in Mpumalanga are failing to spend their 2015 capital budgets‚ compromising service delivery in the process. Some are failing to spend any capital budget at all.

DA's shadow MEC for health goes to Natalspruit Hospital, told to go to hell

The Democratic Alliance will be demanding answers about why two of its members were allegedly barred from entering the Natalspruit Hospital.

Johannesburg introduces new Ombud

The city of Johannesburg has appointed a City Ombudsman‚ Siduduzo Gumede.

Ekurhuleni to invest R200 million to build water reservoirs

The Ekurhuleni Municipal says it will invest R200 million into building water reservoirs to alleviate water shortage similar to those experienced last year.