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'You have failed to whip your son into line', Malema tells Zuma

EFF leader Julius Malema has accused President Jacob Zuma of failing to whip his son Edward into lin.

New app launched to fight xenophobia

As part of its own anti-xenophobia campaign‚ the Department of Science and Technology on Friday launched an online application where people can both pledge their support against xenophobia and also report incidents thereof. [0] comments

'Lifetime of under-achievement for beaten children': Study

Parents who punish their children physically are sentencing them to a lifetime of under-achievement‚ the newspaper reported. [10] comments

Alleged Libode cop killers nabbed

Four men suspected of brutally killing a Libode policeman and seriously injuring another during a botched armed robbery were arrested on Friday morning. [14] comments

Suspended SAA CEO resigns

Suspended South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabisi Kalawe has resigned. [34] comments

Fort Hare students protest poor accommodation conditions

Scores of students held a “sleep-in” protest over four-to-a-room overcrowding at University of Fort Hare (UFH) residences on Thursday night. [9] comments

Metrobus in the spotlight again after horror crash on Jan Smuts

Questions about the safety record of Johannesburg’s Metrobus service have been raised again following a head-on collision between two buses on Jan Smuts Avenue in Saxonwold early on Friday morning. [20] comments

‘Outraged’ Nzimande calls for academic boycott of Israel

An “outraged’ Blade Nzimande on Friday called on all South African universities and colleges with partnerships and academic relations to “cut their ties with Israeli institutions”. [117] comments

Former Zuma pilot can appeal against prison time

Pule Ramolefi, a former pilot to President Jacob Zuma, may not appeal against his conviction for murder. [4] comments

Mashinini has not been appointed IEC chair: Presidency

The chairmanship of the Independent Electoral Commission has not yet been determined‚ Presidency spokesman Mac Maharaj told BD Live on Friday. [23] comments

Hlaudi must pay for his own appeal: Cope

The Congress of the People (Cope) on Friday said it wants Hlaudi Motsoeneng to found the appeal against his suspension “in his own individual right and let him fund his own costs”. [41] comments

Did the SAPS and SANDF raids violate the rights of hostel dwellers?

South African Police Service and the South African National Defence Force have raided hostels in Jeppestown and Alexandra township in Johannesburg. Journalists on the ground have reported on the raids, but they’ve forgotten to ask one crucial question: did the SAPS and the SANDF protect the rights of hostel dwellers? [75] comments

Medical watchdog head may settle

Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) registrar Monwabisi Gantsho may settle rather than face a disciplinary inquiry into alleged corruption. [4] comments

Bishop addresses society's anger at anti-xenophobia march

Methodist Bishop Paul Verryn slammed xenophobia but said "we can't ignore the brokeness of this country. About 15 million people go to bed hungry every day. That is treason". [17] comments

African agencies call for action against xenophobic violence

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and over 100 other civil society organisations (CSOs) throughout the African continent today called upon the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights to intervene in relation to the xenophobic attacks taking place in South Africa. [7] comments

Firefighters die in Cape helicopter crash

A pilot and crew member on board a Working Fire Aviation helicopter have died while fighting a runaway veld fire in the Western Cape. [3] comments

Mandla Mandela commends Zulu king’s stance on xenophobia

Nelson Mandela’s controversial grandson‚ the Mvezo chief Mandla Mandela‚ has commended King Goodwill Zwelithini and President Jacob Zuma for attempting reverse the xenophobic sentiment sparking violence in South Africa. [69] comments

Alex hostel residents compliant during police raid

There was hardly a peep in Alexandra township the moments before police conducted a full-scale raid on residents of Madala Hostel in the dying hours of Wednesday night. [111] comments

SABC suspends Motsoeneng for 60 days

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been suspended for 60 days with immediate effect. [112] comments

Road Accident Fund hits back

The Road Accident Fund has responded to allegations of fraud saying they will support their CEO unequivocally. [8] comments

SA scrambles to placate Africa

Members of Jacob Zuma’s executive will “crisscross the continent” to try repair South Africa’s trade and diplomatic relations‚ which have been tested by weeks of violence against foreigners. [69] comments

Xenophobic attacks could undo Transfrontier

The recent spate of xenophobic attacks has been accompanied by “a number of booking cancellations from neighbouring countries”‚ South African National Parks (SANParks) said in a statement on Thursday. [14] comments

Victims of xenophobia now in limbo‚ still wary of SA

While the flames of xenophobia have been doused in KwaZulu-Natal for now‚ wary foreign nationals still trapped in refugee camps around Durban face an uncertain future. [140] comments

MPs leave parliament to fight xenophobia

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Safa shocked‚ saddened by 'Shoes' death

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Photographer James Oatway defends pictures of murdered Mozambican Emmanuel Sithole

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Zuma's former pilot sent to prison for murder

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Nkandla key to Dramat’s resignation: Cope

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'When you buy Uzzi‚ you get a criminal record'

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Soldiers deployed into Alexandra

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Solidarity takes EFF to court over 'divisive' statue issue

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Maimane confirms he will be running for DA party leader

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