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28 March 2017
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Time running out 'to save the ANC' - stalwarts
POLITICS
A group of over 100 African National Congress (ANC) stalwarts is divided on its next move after the party rejected their suggestion to separate its national consultative conference from its policy...
 
 
Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training ‘happy’ with varsity fees briefing
EDUCATION
The Chairperson of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Connie September, on Thursday said she was “happy” with the briefing on the Department’s plans regarding...
 
 
Zille’s 'dumb tweets' biggest headache for Maimane
POLITICS
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille must be “dealt with” for her praise of colonialism and expelled from the party, several Democratic Alliance (DA) leaders said on Wednesday. They believed that how...
 
 
ANCYL wants universities nationalised
POLITICS
All public universities should be state-owned and controlled to ensure equity, the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) told the Fees Commission on Wednesday. This would result in...
 
 
Hawks boss Ntlemeza fights for his job
APPEAL
Evidence presented in court did not conclusively prove that disgraced Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza was not fit to hold office, he argues in court papers. Both Ntlemeza and Police Minister Nathi...
 
 
NSFAS needs to be more efficient – Pandor
EDUCATION
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a viable option for needy students, but needs to become more efficient and have better administration, Science and Technology Minister Naledi...
 
 
Zuma unveils UN's global water and sanitation plan
WATER
President Jacob Zuma unveiled the United Nation's (UN's) broad-based plan to provide water and sanitation for 10 billion people by 2030 on Wednesday. Zuma was part of the UN's high level panel on...
 
 
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Two in court not charged with chief justice office break-in
CRIME
Two people who appeared in the Mamelodi Magistrate's Court on Wednesday are not linked to the robbery at the Office of the Chief Justice, their lawyer said. Given Msimango, 20, and Bigboy Jose, 37,...
 
 
 
 
We need to change how we use water - World Bank
WATER
The world needs to transform the way it manages its water, Professor Patrick Verkooijen of the World Bank said on Wednesday. To accelerate the transformation, World Bank President Jim Kim and...
 
 
ANC gives Lungisa ultimatum to step down as Nelson Mandela Bay leader
POLITICS
A defiant Andile Lungisa has until Thursday to resign from his African National Congress (ANC) regional leadership position, or face the consequences. Lungisa was recently elected as the...
 
 
Somaliland drought a security threat – minister
DROUGHT
Prolonged drought in Somaliland has killed between 65 and 80 percent of the semi-autonomous region's livestock, creating conditions that are "the worst time in our lives" and could threaten...
 
 
Date set for first step in possible Zille disciplinary inquiry
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has set a date for the first steps of a possible disciplinary inquiry into Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's comments about colonialism, James Selfe, the chairperson...
 
 
'Never fall into the trap of defending wrongdoing' – Derek Hanekom
POLITICS
Never fall into the trap of defending wrongdoing, chairperson of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Derek Hanekom warned on Tuesday. He was speaking at a multi-faith prayer session at Liliesleaf Farm...
 
 
3 arrested for break-in at Chief Justice offices
CRIME
Three suspects have been arrested for the break-in at the offices of the Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, and police are looking for a Mr Nkosinathi Msimango whom they believe can assist with their...
 
 
Zimbabwe police out in force ahead of opposition protest
PROTESTS
Zimbabwean police deployed water cannon and anti-riot officers on the streets of the capital on Wednesday ahead of a planned demonstration by opposition parties against changes to the voter...
 
 
 
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