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A non-governmental organisation has laid claim to the name "Agang", which is also the name of a new party political platform led by Mamphela Ramphele.
President Jacob Zuma has denied being responsible for the sharp decline in the value of the rand.
The ANC says MPs Buti Manamela and John Jeffery are innocent of allegedly criticising the DA's Lindiwe Mazibuko's weight during a heated Parliamentary debate.
The NPA has filed an application for the Labour Court to review the outcome of a disciplinary hearing which cleared prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach of all charges against her.
Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane has condemned recent acts of racism in the country.
Families of Marikana mineworkers killed in clashes with police would conduct a cleansing ceremony of the site.
The ANC has lauded President Jacob Zuma and Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane for their action against drug abuse in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg.
Gauteng police commissioner said 1,000 police officials have been arrested for crimes in the past three years.
The government has welcomed the 105-year jail sentence imposed on a taxi driver for robbery, assault and the rape of 14 women.
Numsa and Fawu have announced a campaign in support of speeding up South Africa's land reform programme.
Police are looking for three men who escaped when an illegal drug laboratory went up in flames in Kameeldrift, Pretoria, the Hawks said on Thursday.
The SA National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed their concern over a report of alleged police bullying.
Cabinet has condemned the dumping of human waste by protesters opposing portable flush toilets in informal settlements in the Western Cape.
Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi arrived at the Pretoria hospital on Thursday morning, where the ailing former president was spending his sixth day.
Pupils in Qunu Primary School are channeling their best wishes to their hero, Nelson Mandela.
Two of the so-called Waterkloof four will be sent back to jail after the Correctional Services won the appeal to the conversion of their sentences.
The so-called "Economic Freedom Fighters" described former ANC Youth League deputy leader Ronald Lamola as a "narrow-minded careerist" on Thursday.
About 200 people were protesting on Alpine Road in Durban - it is believed the protest is about service delivery.
Trade union Solidarity says it has not called for a boycott on South African Airways (SAA).
A statue of former president Nelson Mandela may be erected in front of the Cape Town city hall where he delivered his first speech after being released from prison
Lonmin is fully committed to concluding a new recognition agreement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), a spokeswoman said on Wednesday evening.
International journalists stationed outside the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is believed to be receiving treatment were warned about their equipment.
The High Court in Pretoria will rule on Thursday in an application for leave to appeal against an interdict preventing the removal of old Tshwane street names.
President Zuma said on Wednesday that former president Nelson Mandela was responding well to treatment and the public is hopeful going into the sixth day in hospital. would like to send you push notifications.
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