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Malema denies calling Thandeka Gqubule a Stratcom spy, blames legal team for AfriForum loss

EFF leader Julius Malema says his party never explicitly labelled any journalists Stratcom beneficiaries.

VBS scandal: Cosatu branch vows to hold ANC, SACP leaders to account

Cosatu in Limpopo has vowed to continue to exert pressure on ANC and SACP leaders to take action against politicians and officials implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal.

Issues around pupils' protest resolved 'amicably', says United Herzlia School

United Herzlia School in Cape Town says it has taken action following a kneeling protest that was undertaken by two of its pupils.

KZN head of prosecutions faces tough questions at NDPP interview

A 2013 decision to lay charges against a Durban judge only to withdraw them a year later and be sued for R900 000 has come back to bite NPA head candidate advocate Moipone Noko.

Land Expropriation: EFF brings ANC's recommendation to constitutional review committee

The EFF has put forward a recommendation on the amendment of the Constitution that is identical, word for word, to a proposal submitted earlier by the ANC in a move an opposition MP has called "a convenient alliance".

Zimbabwe must be supported, Ramaphosa tells EU hosts

Zimbabwe was part of the agenda of talks President Cyril Ramaphosa had with European Union leaders.

WATCH: Crash, booze, bang in Cape Town as nearly 12 000 litres of alcohol go down the drain

City of Cape Town law enforcement officers popped open more than 16 000 liquor cans and bottles on Thursday as the City prepares for the upcoming festive season. <strong>WATCH:</strong>

OVERVIEW: 'Why are you sarcastic?' candidate slated during #NDPPInterviews

The second day of interviews for short-listed candidates in the running for the vacant NDPP position has adjourned in the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

EFF mum on AfriForum case loss, defamation case

The EFF is yet to comment on its court losses to AfriForum and whether it will apologise to veteran journalist Thandeka Gqubule for calling her and Anton Harber apartheid-era Stratcom spies.

SA-born handbag designer Lana Marks is the new US ambassador to South Africa

President Donald Trump has nominated Lana Marks, the CEO of the Lana Marks Collections design firm which caters to celebrities, to be the new US ambassador to South Africa.

Weather Update: Heatwave gripping large parts of SA to extend into the weekend

The heatwave gripping large parts of SA is expected to last longer than initially anticipated as temperatures continue to rise on Friday.

'Sexual content': DA's Van Damme unfazed by threatening email

DA MP Phumzile van Damme says she is not bothered by an email threatening to leak pictures and videos of her if she does not pay up.

#News24 ICYMI: ‘Massive' fuel price drop on the cards; South Africa makes world's first human urine brick; and MPs vote for land expropriation without compensation

NDPP hopeful Andrea Johnson believes not even the pope can save the NPA, FlySafair apologises after employee's snarky remark to Jeannie D over delayed flight, and this is the Unisa employee who manufactures fake news to divide SA.

Zuma corruption case: Thales wants charges quashed

French arms company Thales, which has been charged along with former president Jacob Zuma in his corruption case, is seeking a permanent stay of prosecution so the charges against it can be reviewed and set aside.

The EFF seeks support from the elderly as its consultative sessions get underway

The EFF meets with the elderly in Soweto as its consultative sessions get underway ahead of the 2019 elections

Land: Even if ANC loses in 2019, expropriation amendment will go ahead - ANC caucus

A Constitutional amendment to allow for expropriation of land without compensation will go ahead even if the ANC does not win the next election, says the ANC.

New feeder zones for public schools will 'cross the colour line' - Lesufi

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is hoping that new feeder zones for public schools will be inclusive of all South African learners irrespective of race, background or creed.

Questions raised over whether Jaap Cilliers should have recused himself from NDPP interview

Concerns have been raised about whether advocate Jaap Cilliers SC should have recused himself from interviewing prosecutor Andrea Johnson for the position of National Director of Public Prosecutions.

Time up for the Guptas? Parliament approves extradition treaty with UAE

The National Assembly has approved the signing and ratification of an extradition treaty with the United Arab Emirates, which could see the Gupta brothers brought to book for state capture allegations.
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