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Fact check: Are there really 11 million undocumented migrants in SA?

Fact Check: Are there 11 million undocumented migrants in South Africa

Fact check: Are there really 11 million undocumented migrants in SA?
Malema sues ANCYL for defamation of character over bribe accusations

Malema sues ANCYL for defamation of character over bribe accusations

EFF leader Julius Malema is suing the ANCYL for R1 million after accusations of bribery were thrown at him. Malema feels the false bribery accusation negatively affects his political standing and good name and won't stand for it.

Malema sues ANCYL for defamation of character over bribe accusations
Ace Magashule summoned to explain secret Zuma meetings to ANC top 6

Magashule to explain himself to ANC top 6 leaders over secret Zuma meeting

Ace Magashule is expected to have a tense meeting with the party’s top six leaders on Monday. Magashule has been summoned by the leadership to explain himself over attending what has become known as the secret Zuma meeting.

Magashule to explain himself to ANC top 6 leaders over secret Zuma meeting
EFF wants church land nationalised to benefit the people of South Africa

EFF wants church land nationalised to benefit the people of South Africa

EFF has called for the large amounts of land and properties which are owned by churches and religious organisation in South Africa to be nationalised. The party said all land including church-owned land should be state-owned.

EFF wants church land nationalised to benefit the people of South Africa
Cosatu and SA Rugby headed for yet another encounter of racial transformation

Cosatu once again attacks SA Rugby, focuses on Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus

Cosatu is once again attacking SA Rugby, this time focusing its attention on Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus. Cosatu has accused Erasmus of treating black players in South Africa as if they are second-class citizens.

Cosatu once again attacks SA Rugby, focuses on Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus
Zuma’s daughter blames WMC for making blacks to believe tenderpreneurship is wrong

Zuma’s daughter says nothing wrong with tenderpreneurship, blames WMC for isolating blacks

Former president Jacob Zuma’s daughter Thuthukile Zuma believes there is nothing wrong with so-called tenderpreneurship in South Africa and she blames white monopoly capital (WMC) for making black people believe otherwise.

Zuma’s daughter says nothing wrong with tenderpreneurship, blames WMC for isolating blacks
Jacob Zuma applying his mind over taking the stand at the #StateCaptureInquiry

Jacob Zuma applying his mind about testifying at the State Capture Inquiry

Jacob Zuma will apply his mind before deciding whether to accept an invitation by the Judicial Inquiry into State Capture to take the witness stand. The commission has invited Zuma to respond to various allegations against him.

Jacob Zuma applying his mind about testifying at the State Capture Inquiry
Robert McBride tells Parliament cops are involved in most CIT robberies

IPID boss Robert McBride: Cops involved in almost all CIT robberies

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) boss Robert McBride told Parliament’s police portfolio committee that South Africa Police Services (SAPS) officers have a hand in nearly all Cash-In-Transit (CIT) cases.

IPID boss Robert McBride: Cops involved in almost all CIT robberies
16 areas where most of the hijackings took place in 2017/18 in South Africa

16 areas where most of the hijackings took place in 2017/18 in South Africa

The SAPS crime report reveals that an average of 45 cars are hijacked in South Africa on a daily basis. The report reveals 16 325 cases of car hijacking were reported which actually represents a 2.3% decrease over previous years.

16 areas where most of the hijackings took place in 2017/18 in South Africa
Ex-UN UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to be buried in Accra today

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to be buried in Accra today

The late former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Busumuru Annan will be buried today, Thursday, September 13, 2018, days after lying in state. Family of Kofi Annan will have a private burial for their beloved.

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to be buried in Accra today
Jacob Zuma urges SA’s youth to create jobs not look for jobs

Jacob Zuma urges SA’s youth to be job creators not job seekers

Former president Jacob Zuma has urged university students to become job creators rather than joining the millions of South Africans who are already seeking employment. Zuma spoke at the Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha.

Jacob Zuma urges SA’s youth to be job creators not job seekers
Jacob Zuma calls for everything in South Africa to be nationalised

Jacob Zuma calls for everything in South Africa to be nationalised

Former president Jacob Zuma has broken ranks with the African National Congress (ANC) by openly calling for land, banks, mines and even industry to be nationalised in an effort to liberate the black majority from poverty.

Jacob Zuma calls for everything in South Africa to be nationalised
Zuma and wives to retire in luxury after Parliament approves R3 million pension

Zuma and wives set for luxury retirement after Parliament approves R3m pension

Parliament has approved a plan to pay former president Jacob Zuma 100% of his presidential salary as an annual pension. Lawmakers additionally approved a plan to allow Zuma’s wives to receive 50% of the pension upon his death.

Zuma and wives set for luxury retirement after Parliament approves R3m pension
Cyril Ramaphosa explains how South Africa will repay controversial Chinese loan

Cyril Ramaphosa explains how South Africa will repay controversial Chinese loan

President Cyril Ramaphosa attempted for the first time to explain how Eskom intended to repay $2.5 billion (R37.5 billion) loans which were secured through the China Development Bank (CDB) which is owned by the Chinese government.

Cyril Ramaphosa explains how South Africa will repay controversial Chinese loan
SA remembers anti-apartheid hero Steve Biko 41 years after his death

SA remembers anti-apartheid hero Steve Biko 41 years after his death

South Africans from all walks of life and across the country are remembering anti-apartheid hero Steve Biko on the 41st anniversary of his death. He has been referred to as the "Father of the Black Consciousness Movement."

SA remembers anti-apartheid hero Steve Biko 41 years after his death
Record-breaking African Olympian, Kirsty Coventry, appointed as Zimbabwe’s new minister of sport

Record-breaking African Olympian, Kirsty Coventry, appointed as Zimbabwe’s new minister of sport

Kirsty Coventry has been appointed as Zimbabwe’s new minister of youth, sport, arts and recreation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Coventry is Africa’s most decorated Olympic athlete with a tally of seven swimming medals.

Record-breaking African Olympian, Kirsty Coventry, appointed as Zimbabwe’s new minister of sport
ANCWL allegedly sends photo of a gun to journo who exposed Zuma plot

ANCWL allegedly sends photo of a gun to journo who exposed Zuma plot

The journalist who first wrote about the alleged plot to oust President Ramaphosa accuses the ANCWL of sending her a photo of a gun. The ANC Women's League Secretary-General, Meokgo Matuba, denies ever sending the photo.

ANCWL allegedly sends photo of a gun to journo who exposed Zuma plot
Julius Malema vows EFF will continue to fight for a land revolution

Julius Malema vows EFF will continue to fight for a land revolution

EFF leader Julius Malema has vowed to continue the fight for what he called a land revolution to take place in South Africa. Malema slammed President Ramaphosa's proposed land reforms as fake and said the ANC was disconnected.

Julius Malema vows EFF will continue to fight for a land revolution
SA land reform programme won’t lead to international sanctions, says Cyril Ramaphosa

SA land reform programme won’t lead to international sanctions, says Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa is positive that no foreign country will impose economic or political sanctions on South Africa because of the proposed land reform programme. Ramaphosa said more foreign leaders understood the policy.

SA land reform programme won’t lead to international sanctions, says Cyril Ramaphosa
Murder by numbers: South Africa Police Service release national #CrimeStats

Murder by numbers: South Africa Police Service release national #CrimeStats

Bheki Cele has released the 2017/18 national crime statistics during a presentation to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Police in Cape Town. The report reveals that an average of 57 people are murdered each day.

Murder by numbers: South Africa Police Service release national #CrimeStats
Explainer: 11 facts you need to know about land expropriation without compensation

Explainer: 11 facts you need to know about land expropriation without compensation

Land expropriation without compensation. Few if any terms in recent history have invoked more debate, fear, hope, uncertainty among so many ordinary South Africans. The matter was thrust into the national spotlight in February.

Explainer: 11 facts you need to know about land expropriation without compensation
Cope and AfriForum join forces to oppose government's land expropriation plan

Cope and AfriForum join forces to oppose government's land expropriation plan

Cope and AfriForum announced they would join forces to fight against the ANC-led government’s plan to amend section 25 of the Constitution to enable land expropriation without compensation and to protect property rights.

Cope and AfriForum join forces to oppose government's land expropriation plan
How likely is a Zuma-led ANC rebellion to oust President Ramaphosa?

How likely is a Zuma-led ANC rebellion to oust President Ramaphosa?

Reports have been floating around claiming Jacob Zuma and his loyal ANC followers are planning to oust President Ramaphosa. How true are these rumours and what will happen if there is truth to it? There are many opinions on this.

How likely is a Zuma-led ANC rebellion to oust President Ramaphosa?
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