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South Africa seeks to legalise extradition of fugitives to Botswana despite death penalty

20th June 2016 The South African government has proposed new amendments to the Treaty on Extradition to allow for the extradition of criminal suspects to Botswana... 

Unhappiness over trains derails ANC campaigning in Mamelodi

17th June 2016 Senior African National Congress (ANC) leaders campaigning in Mamelodi on Friday met with a barrage of complaints from the local community about... 

SA youth urged to remember June 16

15th June 2016 The South African government has called on all citizens to come in numbers on Thursday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1976 student... 


ANC Youth League to honour its leaders, except Julius Malema

15th June 2016 The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) will celebrate all its leaders – except Julius Malema who was expelled from the ANC in 2012 –... 

Defence asks court to sentence Pistorius to less than prescribed minimum of 15 years

15th June 2016 Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should not be sentenced to the prescribed minimum sentence of 15 years for murder, the high court in Pretoria heard on... 

Samwu wants municipalities to fill vacancies

14th June 2016 The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) was concerned at the high municipal vacancy rate, the union said on Tuesday. “According to the... 

DA behind raising funds to pay Penny Sparrow fine, says ANC Youth League

14th June 2016 The African National Congress’s youth league (ANCYL) in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday accused the Democratic Alliance (DA) of being behind a plan to... 

UN extends Libya mandate

14th June 2016 The UN Security Council (UNSC) has extended until 15 December 2016 the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), a move... 

State questions objectivity of Pistorius defence witness

13th June 2016 State prosecutor Gerrie Nel on Monday slammed the evidence of a defence witness in the Oscar Pistorius sentencing proceedings in the high court in... 

“Illegal medication” in prison cell haunts Pistorius

13th June 2016 Disgraced former paralympian Oscar Pistorius was found in possession of “illegal medicine” when his prison cell was searched by warders, the High... 

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