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Blochliger case accused to hear fate over phone

Three of the four men accused of the rape and murder of teenager Franziska Blöchliger in Tokai Forest last year are set to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Friday.

Motsoaledi suggests national surveillance system

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday that a national surveillance system will help prevent a repeat of the Esidimeni tragedy.

Tumisho Masha calls for Africa to unite against Xenophobia

South African actor Tumisho Masha has called for the whole Africa to take a stand against Xenophobia.

Molefe selection was a selfish move by ANC

Leader of the Freedom Front Plus, Piet Groenewald, said the nomination and subsequent swearing in of Brian Molefe as a Member of Parliament was a selfish move by the governing African National Congress.

Molefe swearing in a victory for Guptas

Shadow Minister for Finance David Maynier said the swearing in of Brian Molefe as a Member of Parliament on Thursday, presented a clear danger to the institutional independence of the National Treasury.

Government anxious about Pretoria's illegal immigration protest

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has begged protestors to behave responsibly on Friday, when they express their discontent with illegal immigrants in South Africa.

The sad state of City dams

City dams are looking sadder and sadder as water levels continue to drop as a result of the drought that has the province in its grip.

Truck driver shot in the head during Joburg hijacking

A truck driver and security escourt officer are both in critical condition, after they were caught in the middle of a shootout with hijackers on the N1 North in Johannesburg on Thursday.

Exoplanet discovery raises hopes of alien life

NASA's announcement of the discovery a star orbited by seven planets similar in size to earth has fueled hopes that alien life exists.

FF Plus complains about increased tax burden

The Freedom Front Plus (FF PLUS) said Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan should have broadened South Africa's tax base, by increasing VAT.

MEC pays for pothole-induced crash

A woman has won her case against the Mpumalanga MEC for public works, roads and transport, who has to pay her R450 000 for an accident caused by potholes.
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