MOTHOTLUNG: Mmakau residents in Brits still have no water
South Africa 21 January 2014

Residents of Mmakau in Brits in the North West still have no water, despite promises from officials that supply would be restored by now.

AMCU: AMCU president says they’re fighting for a living wage
South Africa 21 January 2014

AMCU plan to go on strike from Thursday at South Africa’s top three platinum producers, where close to 75% of the world's platinum is produced. They say all they’re fighting for is a living wage.

EGYYES: Egypt’s new constitution strengthens military’s grip on power
Africa 20 January 2014

Egypt’s new constitution is important for political transformation as it's expected to strengthen to military's grip

DAMAGED: Primary school desperate for help because of classes with no
South Africa 20 January 2014

Gqeyane Senior Primary School, desperate for help in upgrading facilities, has turned to the Legal Resources Centre which has launched a high Court application against the eastern Cape education department.

CHEB: ‪Cheb Khaled‪ - Aicha
South Africa 20 January 2014

Alaa Wardi does an acapella version of Aicha, a song originally by raï musician Cheb Khaled, and according to Wardi, a good example of a song that will never die. YouTube/ ‪Alaa Wardi

MADIBAMAGIC: World Economic Forum to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela
South Africa 20 January 2014

The World Economic Forum is set to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela later this week. Madiba was the star of the show when he visited Davos in 1992.

PLATINUM: AMCU plans strike over salaries
South Africa 20 January 2014

Workers’ union AMCU plans to go on strike over salaries starting Thursday. About 15,000 union members at Anglo Platinum met in Rustenburg on Sunday to discuss the way forward.

TAVERN: Eight people die after armed gang open fire in tavern
South Africa 20 January 2014

Eight people died at a township tavern outside Cato Ridge in KwaZulu-Natal when an armed gang stormed the establishment and opened fire in the early hours of Saturday morning.

ANC adamant about 70% Gauteng vote
South Africa 19 January 2014

Atteridgeville, Pretoria, January 19 - The ANC is adamant it will win 70% of the vote in Gauteng in this year’s elections. ANC leaders say the next five years will be used to improve the lives of South Africans.

Rainbow nation’s freedom of choice
South Africa 19 January 2014

Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria, January 19 – Some have labelled him a traitor and a coward. Others say he has the right to join the party of his choice. These are some of the reactions on social media to Wiekus Kotze’s decision to join the EFF.