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Leader of the official opposition in parliament Lindiwe Mazibuko has responded to derogatory comments aimed at her in the national assembly.
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry probing the deaths of 44 people at Lonmin Platinum's mine at Marikana in August last year has reportedly been adjourned.
A truck allegedly travelling at high speed crashed into several cars, leaving three people confirmed dead outside a hospital in Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg.
Religious leaders from the Hindu, Muslim, Khoi San and Dromslaners faiths joined in prayer in Cape Town for the speedy recovery of former president Nelson Mandela.
The NPA's decision to move prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach from its headquarters to the office of the director of public prosecutions "deserves an explanation", the DA said.
A recent survey has revealed that 56 percent of the youth believed South Africa would be a better place for them to live in 10 years from now.
Legislative obstacles are preventing the effective treatment of prisoners with HIV and related diseases, Parliament's joint committee on HIV/Aids heard.
Everyone should take education seriously, President Jacob Zuma told students at the University of Johannesburg's Soweto campus.
Mpumalanga premier David "DD" Mabuza and his entourage of MECs were chased away when they visited a ward in the Bushbuckridge local municipality.
The power utility blames working customers for over the top electricity demands at the peak hours of the day.
A Durban woman, who stole cash and jewellery from people while performing good luck rituals at a casino, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for fraud and theft
Despite being found not guilty, former Regional Specialised Crime Unit head, Glynnis Breytenbach, has been moved from the SCU to the office of the director of public prosecutions.
Churches in South Africa are anxious about former president Nelson Mandela's health, clergymen said as they visited the Pretoria hospital where he is being treated.
The ANC's official website was hacked and taken offline for just under two hours today. It was allegedly taken down by "hacktivist" Anonymous Africa.
Six men, including two police officers, claim they had nothing to do with a February cash-in-transit heist. They applied for bail in the Sasolburg Magistrate's court on Thursday.
Fastjet airline has been facing serious financial difficulties -- it failed to pay the deposit on a Boeing 737-300 to Star Air Cargo in time to secure it.
The High Court in Pretoria has denied an application for leave to appeal against an interdict stopping the removal of Pretoria's old street names.
A former police station commander has been found guilty of raping a woman and sexually assaulting another while both were in custody.
Two men have been sentenced to life in prison, and a third was given an 18-year jail term for brutally killing an elderly couple on their farm near Koster.
The ANC in the Western Cape is holding a prayer service at St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, for ailing former statesman, Nelson Mandela. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
Madiba remains in a serious condition in hospital but his health is improving, according to President Jacob Zuma, who visited the former president on his sixth night in hospital.
The South African government is concerned about the deteriorating relations between Sudan and South Sudan.
The so-called Waterkloof Four are urged to pay homage to Nelson Mandela by doing something good to show remorse for their murder of a homeless man.
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry is expected to continue its hearings into last year's Marikana shooting on Friday.
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