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Julius Malema charged with terrorism for 'threats' against police
Julius Malema is facing yet another charge amid mounting legal woes over his 'threats' against police officials. The EFF leader is now charged with terrorism.
Brackenfell High School: Ex-students start petition for investigation
A group of former Brackenfell High School students have started a petition calling for an independent investigation into allegations of racism at the school.
Interview: NICD specialist says testing is key in combatting Covid-19
Professor Anne von Gottberg, one of the country’s leading specialists at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases highlighted the importance of testing.
"It might not be pilchards": SA kid begs Mboweni to visit burger shop
An adorable four-year-old child has asked Tito Mboweni to support his burger business in an adorable Twitter post that was made by his supportive parents.
Ramaphosa to face motion of no confidence amid claims of incompetence
President Cyril Ramaphosa will be facing his first motion of no confidence after the African Transformation Movement brought the motion forward in Parliament.
Covid-19 update: Winde considering 'mini' lockdown for Western Cape
With a spike in infections, the Western Cape is facing the possibility of a 'mini' lockdown in an attempt by provincial government to reduce Covid-19 cases.
Tito Mboweni missing Limpopo home, shares pic of majestic mountain
SA Finance Minister Tito Mboweni recently took to Twitter to share a picture of his home, Limpopo. The beautiful pic features an exquisite view of a mountain.
Covid-19 update: Concern over accuracy of Gauteng statistics
Some serious concerns have been raised over the accuracy of Gauteng's coronavirus statistics after more patients were recorded than of actual active cases.
DA wants Cele to charge Malema: ANC is 'terrified' of EFF leader
The DA wants Police Minister Bheki Cele to lay charges against EFF leader Julius Malema, claiming that the ANC government is too scared of the Red Beret boss.
EFF is against the decision to cut KZN public servants' wage increases
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are opposing the decision made by the National Treasury to cut down the KZN public servants' wage increases by R5.3 billion.
AfriForum lays 3 criminal charges against Malema over police saga
AfriForum has opted to lay a number of criminal charges against Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema over his controversial comments on the police.
Hanekom wants Elon Musk to pump his wealth into South Africa
Elon Musk was recently declared the second-richest man on Earth and former ANC minister Derek Hanekom feels that the billionaire should invest in South Africa.
Highway closed off after attack on 2 trucks: Foreigners in spotlight
The N12 highway was closed off after 2 trucks were attacked in the early hours of Wednesday morning, just hours before President Ramaphosa would call for peace.
Ramaphosa breaks silence over violence facing trucking industry
President Cyril Ramaphosa has now broken his silence over the violence facing the trucking industry, calling for an immediate end to the attacks on Wednesday.
US election: Pennsylvania Republicans sue in attempt to halt results
Some Republicans in Pennsylvania challenged the election results in the state which Biden was reported to have won. The group faulted the mail ballot system.
BLF says Bushiri will not get a fair trial in Ramaphosa's South Africa
Black First Land First (BLF) leader Zanele Lwana said that Shepherd Bushiri will not get a fair trial in Cyril Ramaphosa's South Africa due to "propaganda".
Foreign nationals: Protests demand 100% locals in key sectors
Protests broke out in KwaZulu-Natal as groups called for 100% South African employment in the trucking industry as well as the fall of foreign shop owners.
Brackenfell: SAHRC launches probe into 'armed' EFF protestors
The South African Human Rights Commission has its hands full with the Brackenfell protest. The body is launching three main probes, one into the EFF involvement
ANC mascots, bloody fools: Julius Malema lashes out over criticism
Julius Malema has lashed out after both POPCRU and Police Minister Bheki Cele condemned his recent 'irresponsible' and 'dangerous' threats against the police.
Covid-19 update: Extra help on way to Eastern Cape amid crisis
The crisis in the Eastern Cape has seen hospitals filling up and the private healthcare sector has now joined in efforts to regain control amid Covid-19 spike.
Matric exams: Motshekga tightens security after Physical Science leak
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has now confirmed that security is being tightened after yet another Matric examination was leaked on Monday morning.
Brackenfell: Cele slams Malema over 'reckless' threats against police
Police Minister Bheki Cele has entered the arena in the controversial Brackenfell protests, slamming EFF leader Julius Malema for threatening police officers.