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The lobby group insists it is acting in the interests of upholding law and order.
Residents in Mahikeng and surrounding villages waged a violent protest calling on North West premier Supra Mahumapelo to resign, accusing him of corruption.
The ANC veteran was instrumental in establishing the post-apartheid Public Service and Administration Department.
Protesting residents are burning vehicles and blocking roads as they demand better services and call for premier Supra Mahumapelo to step down.
The South African Public Servants Association says negotiations with the government haven't been fruitful since September last year.
This South Gauteng High Court was this week shown pictures of Karabo Mokoena with bruises after an apparent fight with her boyfriend.
Ipid's spokesperson said the probe stalled because the issue of document declassification had not been solved as yet.
Unions have vowed to intensify the crippling national bus strike, saying their employers were negotiating "in bad faith."
Eskom on Friday promised it was making contingency plans to ensure lights stay on this winter amid a coal shortage but not everyone is convinced.
Roads were barricaded with burning tyres with residents saying they have been on city's housing project list since 2014.
The embattled retail giant met for the first time since the surfacing of it's financial irregularities scandals late last year.
Artists Miriam Makeba, Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse and Lillian Dube are just some names of those that will be honoured.
There are conflicting reports from the scene, with paramedics saying a guard was killed and another critically hurt at a jewellery store.
The president cut short his London trip to address the violent protests, which broke out on Wednesday and continued on Thursday.
Two correctional services officials accused of helping 16 prisoners to escape are due in court on Friday.
Mahikeng residents are angry over poor service delivery and want Premier Supra Mahumapelo out of office.
Seven men are accused of hiring hitmen to kill union leaders in Marikana, North West.
The crippling bus strike enters its third day, with commuters worried about added costs.
Mahikeng was shut down on Thursday as raging protesters called for the premier to resign on allegations of rampant corruption.
AfriForum's bid to privately prosecute EFF leader Julius Malema taken with a pinch of salt.
An eighth witness is expected to take the stand in the Karabo Mokoena murder trial on Friday.
Pita, who resigned after 12 years at Transnet, said he was leaving at the end of 2017/18 financial year, due to health concerns and job strain.
The North West town has been rocked by violence. The president was in London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
"We want to work with all social partners on solutions that address the hardships of the past adequately without damaging the long-term sustainability of South Africa".
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