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BIG SHOTS: Brothers Ajay and Rajesh Gupta. There is  talk that state power has moved from the Union Buildings to the Gupta family's compound in Saxonwold, Johannesburg. The writer says no self-respecting country can tolerate the state of affairs photo: KEVIN  SUTHERLAND

Trillian Capital denies Gupta family has any stake or interest in the company

Trillian Capital Partners on Sunday denied that the Gupta family had any shareholding or other interest whatsoever in Trillian Holdings. [0] comments

Bus firm won't pay after child's death

Young  Rethabile   Rakubu  died on July 18 after she was run over by a Great North Transport bus. Pic: © SUPPLIED A Limpopo bus company has refused to compensate the family of a girl who was knocked down and killed in an accident on the basis that the victim was not a passenger. They say the family should claim from the Road Accident Fund instead. [0] comments

SANCO appeals for no disruption of matric exams

The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) on Sunday appealed for no disruption of schooling to allow the matric class of 2016 to write its final exams in a peaceful environment. [0] comments

ANC says NEC cannot resign‚ must account to structures first

African National Congress spokesperson Zizi Kodwa. Picture Credit: Eugene Coetzee The African National Congress (ANC) poured cold water on a call by its chief whip in Parliament Jackson Mthembu that the leadership of the ANC should step down. [9] comments

Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under Law launch bid to set aside Gordhan's charges

Freedom Under Law and the Helen Suzman Foundation served an urgent application on Sunday morning to have criminal charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan set aside. [1] comments

Jonas’ ‘sensational’ state capture claims must be investigated by Hawks: DA

The “sensational” allegations reportedly made by the Deputy Finance Minister‚ Mcebisi Jonas‚ in an affidavit submitted to the former Public Protector‚ Adv Thuli Madonsela‚ relating to her investigation into “state capture”‚ must be investigated by the Hawks‚ the Democratic Alliance says. [1] comments

Detector dog sniffs out large cocaine stash in hair treatment bottles

SARS Customs officials intercepted 7.5kg of cocaine valued at R2.1 million hidden in hair treatment bottles at a courier company outlet at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday. [1] comments

Zuma’s personal security beefed up - report

President Jacob Zuma addresses the Opening Plenary of the High-Level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the migration in New York, United States of America. Picture Credit: GCIS President Jacob Zuma’s personal protection unit has been beefed up‚ Eyewitness News (EWN) reported on Sunday. [1] comments

Jackson Mthembu calls for entire ANC leadership to step down

African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says he made a call for the entire leadership of the party to resign at the party’s national executive committee meeting after the local government elections in August. [5] comments

Siyabonga charts way to stardom

Siyabonga Raymond Sepotokele Picture: supplied

"Asijiki" - Mbalula and Motsepe ahead of Sundowns' Champions League final showdown against Zamalek

Sundowns President Patrice Motsepe, Fikile Mbalula (Minister of Sport and Recreation) and Sundowns celebrity fan DJ Naves at the Sundowns team hotel ahead of the 2016 CAF Champions League Final between Zamalek and Sundowns at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Alexandria, Egypt on 23 October 2016 © Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

NASTY C riding crest of wave

I needed to grow up‚ says Cassper Nyovest on ditching his signature ponytail

Back again: #OpenUpTheIndustry resurfaces following Bonang's sudden MAMA gig

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What do you make of the ongoing Fees Must Fall protest at Wits?