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Families refuse to budge without compensation for new road

Families refuse to budge without compensation for new road

"I will not allow my ailing parents to be moved from the home they built more than 40 years ago before Thulamela municipality compensates them‚" said Hebron Makhado.

Teaching grinds to a halt in battle over traditional leadership in North West

Teaching and learning ground to a halt after a violent protest erupted due to a dispute over the rightful custodian of traditional leadership in Maboloka village outside Brits‚ North West.

Zimbabwean satirist says she was abducted, beaten for 'mocking govt'

A popular Zimbabwean online comedian and satirist said Thursday she was abducted from her Harare home and beaten by unknown assailants, becoming the latest perceived government critic to be attacked in recent weeks.

Ghana draws African-American tourists with 'Year of Return'

US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic to America.

Burnt body found in Cape Town car identified as an SANDF soldier

The charred body of a man found in the boot of a car on Sunday belonged to an SANDF soldier who was sent to Cape Town as part of Operation Lockdown.

WATCH | 'Now we know why': parents of kids who cry before daycare and have suspicious marks

Tears of remorse, and an overwhelming sense that their many questions will remain unanswered. That's how the parents of toddlers at a crèche in Randfontein, west of Johannesburg described the way they felt on Friday.

R2.5m drug stash seized at business in Cape Town

Two people were arrested when police swooped on a business and discovered a large quantity of drugs, ammunition and cash in Goodwood, Cape Town.

Further investigation required in case of prosecutor arrested for plan to kill his wife

The case against a senior Durban National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) official arrested for conspiring to murder his wife has been postponed.

Brian Molefe pays R100,000 - with R608,000 to go - as Solidarity calls in the sheriff

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has paid only a fraction of the R708,000 he owes trade union Solidarity

Over 200 pupils sent home after school hostel protest turns nasty

Four days after academic activities were suspended at Onkgopotse Tiro Combined School, near Mafikeng, pupils who staged a protest over renovations of school buildings were shown the door by school governing body.

Crèche trio released after police questioning over 'smacks'

The owner and two employees of the Myne Maatjies day-care centre in Randfontein were released after being detained on Thursday, police said.

Killer gets two life terms for brutal murder of girl with albinism

Themba Thubane has been sentenced to two life terms and an additional five years in prison for the murders of Gabisile Shabane, 13, and 15 month old Nkosikhona Ngwenya.

AfriForum's Ernst Roets in contempt, says Nelson Mandela Foundation after old flag display

The Nelson Mandela Foundation wants the high court to declare AfriForum's head of policy and action Ernst Roets to be in contempt of court for displaying the old South African fag on Wednesday.

Experts warn of power cuts from September, but Eskom says all is in order

The country will be vulnerable to load-shedding at the end of the month, when Eskom ramps up its plant maintenance programme, say experts

It's 'common cause' that Derek Hanekom was an enemy agent, says Jacob Zuma

Former President Jacob Zuma is refusing to back down on a tweet in which he said ANC stalwart Derek Hanekom was “an enemy agent”.

Four stand-out moments from President Cyril Ramaphosa's question-and-answer session

Here are four stand-out moments from President Cyril Ramaphosa's question-and-answer session

Fresh car-jamming alert after crackdown in Pretoria nabs 28 suspects

Gauteng police are cautioning motorists to be alert to anyone approaching their vehicles in parking areas.

Riah Phiyega: Women face infinite battle to prove themselves

Patriarchy still prevalent in the SAPS - Phiyega

Plus-size and transgender women walk proud

For longer than Queen Elizabeth has been alive, the black female body has been a topic of denigration through the eyes of Westerners and society.

Minister explains the filth in Hammanskraal water

Old infrastructure partly to blame

Villagers at mercy of global mine

Anglo seeks to kick them off land

Mamello Makhabane reaches her 100th Banyana cap

Player reaches her 100th Banyana cap

Fort Hare university's Alice campus shuts after 'dangerous' protests

The University of Fort Hare has suspended lectures on its Alice campus

Major Mandisa Mfeka urges women to aim high

Major Mfeka urges women to aim high

Joy as mom reunites with stolen baby

Residents baffled by pregnant abductor

Mashaba taking fresh flak over R3.5m payment to NGO

The motion of no confidence against Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba may have been withdrawn but an R11m contact from 2017 has come back to haunt him.

ANC to offer funeral policies to members and supporters

The ANC will soon be offering its own funeral policy scheme for the benefit of its members and supporter base, the party announced on Thursday.

Family angry after son forced to take 'drug test' because his eyes looked suspicious

The family of a 16-year-old boy who was assaulted in full view of other pupils at Monument High School in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, have slammed the school for conducting a drug test on him because "his eyes looked suspicious".

Transport MEC Mxolisi Kaunda to replace Zandile Gumede as Durban mayor

The eThekwini metro mayor-elect is Mxolisi Kaunda, the current MEC for Transport in KwaZulu-Natal, the ANC announced on Thursday.
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