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Pandor speaks up on the progress towards free higher education

Pandor speaks up on the progress towards free higher education

Pandor speaks up on the progress towards free higher education
Makhosi Khoza quits politics to focus on holding municipalities to account

Makhosi Khoza quits politics to focus on holding municipalities to account

Former ANC MP and founder of the African Democratic Change (ADeC) party, Dr Makhosi Khoza has quit politics. Khoza said she is not cut out for politics and would be able to make a bigger impact to improving people’s lives outside.

Makhosi Khoza quits politics to focus on holding municipalities to account
Mngxitama apologises asks for forgiveness from Zuma for asking him to pay back the money

BLF leader to Zuma: Sorry for saying you should pay back the money

Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama on Saturday, apologised to former president Jacob Zuma for calling on him to pay back the money for some of the upgrades to his Nkandla homestead while he was an EFF MP.

BLF leader to Zuma: Sorry for saying you should pay back the money
Indian actor in hot water after calling soccer fans baboons following Moses Mabhida chaos

Indian actor in hot water after calling soccer fans baboons following Moses Mabhida chaos

A well-known South African actor, director and playwright, Rajesh Gopie, is in hot water following after calling soccer fans baboons on social media following Saturday night’s chaotic scenes at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Indian actor in hot water after calling soccer fans baboons following Moses Mabhida chaos
Zulu king to receive honorary doctorate in recognition of efforts to combat social ills

Zulu king to receive honorary doctorate in recognition of efforts to combat social ills

King Goodwill Zwelithini, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Zululand next month. The university said it would be bestowing a doctorate in social work on the king to acknowledge his leadership.

Zulu king to receive honorary doctorate in recognition of efforts to combat social ills
Warder nearly strikes Momberg after she used racial slurs against black prison officials

Momberg continues with her racist ways by ‘abusing’ black prison officials

Vicki Momberg is facing fresh allegations of racist behaviour after prison warders complained that she continued to use racial slurs. Momberg allegedly told black warders they were under-educated, stupid and lacked intelligence.

Momberg continues with her racist ways by ‘abusing’ black prison officials
Zuma’s young wife to be reportedly forced to resign from women’s empowerment job

Zuma’s bride to be reportedly forced to resign from women’s empowerment job

Former president Jacob Zuma’s soon to be seventh wife, Nonkanyiso Conco, has reportedly been asked to resign from her position at women’s empowerment organisation, She Conquers. Conco was the national treasurer and communications.

Zuma’s bride to be reportedly forced to resign from women’s empowerment job
Hawks to probe Supra’s R1.5 million cattle gift to Zuma

Supra’s R1.5 million cattle gift to Zuma draws attention of the Hawks

On Sunday, the Hawks announced they would be launching an investigation into allegations that embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo gifted a herd of cattle worth R1.5 million to former president Jacob Zuma in October 2016.

Supra’s R1.5 million cattle gift to Zuma draws attention of the Hawks
Landmark black on black racism case starts today

Court to hear landmark black on black k-word, racism case today

Two prominent black businessmen will face each other in court on Monday in what is expected to become a landmark case for black on black racisms. Fani Titi opened a case of crimen injuria against Peter-Paul Ngwenya.

Court to hear landmark black on black k-word, racism case today
Death penalty for child rapists in India: Will it curb the incidence?

Death penalty for child rapists in India: Will it curb the incidence?

India's government on Saturday approved the death penalty for convicted rapists of children below the age of 12. Similar calls in South Africa for harsher sentences for those found guilty of harm against children have been made.

Death penalty for child rapists in India: Will it curb the incidence?
Robert Mugabe Ngwenya on Collen 'Oros' Maine: "An insult to the memory of Anton Lembede"

Open letter to YL's Maine: "An insult to the memory of Anton Lembede"

Calling Maine "an insult to the memory of Anton Lembede and those who came after him," Ngwenya demands the true benefits Maine accrued be confessed, saying the use of Winnie Mandela's memorial to centre himself was in poor taste.

Open letter to YL's Maine: "An insult to the memory of Anton Lembede"
'Exceptional' South Africans bestowed with National Orders by Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa awards 'exceptional' South Africans with National Orders

President Cyril Ramaphosa will award South Africa's highest honours by bestowing National Honours on South Africans who have performed exceptionally for the country. Among the recipients are Lillian Dube and Dikgang Moseneke.

Ramaphosa awards 'exceptional' South Africans with National Orders
Party is over for Khoza as she resigns from ADeC and politics

Party is over for Khoza as she resigns from ADeC and politics

The African Democratic Change (ADeC) has thanked Dr Makhosi Khoza for her contribution to the party, without which the party may never have formed. She tendered her resignation from the party and from politics in general.

Party is over for Khoza as she resigns from ADeC and politics
All the "king's" women: Jacob Zuma and his many wives

All the "king's" women: Jacob Zuma and his many wives

Former SA president Jacob Zuma is famous for his many wives and is about to add the seventh bride to his household when he marries Nonkanyiso Conco. Jacob Zuma hasn't always been so lucky in love and he is today.

All the "king's" women: Jacob Zuma and his many wives
Mahikeng Mayhem: Supra Mahumapelo survives but Ramaphosa promises swift action

Mahikeng Mayhem: Supra Mahumapelo survives but Ramaphosa promises swift action

The chaos that erupted in the North West amid allegations of corruption levelled at the Premier Supra Mahumapelo resulted in South African President Cyril Ramaphosa cutting his important trip to the United Kingdom short.

Mahikeng Mayhem: Supra Mahumapelo survives but Ramaphosa promises swift action
Week in review: EFF death threats, those 'bloody racists' a botched Nkandla homecoming and another Zuma baby

Week in review: EFF death threats, those 'bloody racists' a botched Nkandla homecoming and another Zuma baby

The Briefly.co.za editorial team brings you the top six stories that made headlines in South Africa between Monday and Friday. These are the stories which your friends and family are most likely to chat about over the weekend.

Week in review: EFF death threats, those 'bloody racists' a botched Nkandla homecoming and another Zuma baby
Missing Ironman contestant’s body found in Port Elizabeth harbour

Missing Ironman contestant’s body found in Port Elizabeth harbour

The body of the missing Ironman athlete, David Bellet-Brissaud, has been recovered from Port Elizabeth harbour. The 48-year-old had been missing since the early hours of last Friday morning. Police have opened an inquest docket.

Missing Ironman contestant’s body found in Port Elizabeth harbour
Jacob Zuma's bride to be, 24, had a baby on his birthday last week

Jacob Zuma's bride to be, 24, had a baby on his birthday last week

Former president Jacob Zuma as at the age of 76 become a father again. Reports indicate a 24-year-old woman gave birth to his child Thursday last week, which happened to be his birthday. The baby was born in a Durban hospital.

Jacob Zuma's bride to be, 24, had a baby on his birthday last week
HIV self-testing a game changer: 'The earlier you go, the longer you live'

HIV self-testing a game changer: 'The earlier you go, the longer you live'

“Now they see, the earlier you go, the longer you are going to live. People are not shy, they go get their treatment,” said one man who was given a self-test kit. “They know the more they keep quiet, the more HIV attacks them.”

HIV self-testing a game changer: 'The earlier you go, the longer you live'
2 Prison warders arrested for helping inmates escape from ‘Sun City’ prison

2 Prison warders arrested for helping inmates escape from ‘Sun City’ prison

Two corrections officials were arrested on Thursday at the Johannesburg Prison more commonly known as ‘Sun City’. The two wardens allegedly assisted 16 prisoners in their successful escape from Johannesburg prison two weeks ago.

2 Prison warders arrested for helping inmates escape from ‘Sun City’ prison
White man explains why he is an EFF supporter

White man explains why he is an EFF supporter

Peter Howe is a proud pro-black activist and he says he is a member of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). Howe says he joined the EFF because it’s where anyone should be if they want to be a pro-black supporter.

White man explains why he is an EFF supporter
Ramaphosa returns to SA early to help resolve Mahikeng crisis

Ramaphosa returns to SA to head crisis meeting to resolve Mahikeng chaos

President Cyril Ramaphosa is returning to South Africa from his trip to the UK a day earlier than planned so he can head crisis meetings aimed at resolving the chaos which has engulfed Mahikeng in the North West province.

Ramaphosa returns to SA to head crisis meeting to resolve Mahikeng chaos
Gerrie Nel wants to know why, after 30 months, the NPA has not taken actions against Juju

Gerrie Nel questions NPA's lack of urgency in charging Juju

The EFF said it believes Malema is being targeted due to the EFF's push for land expropriation without compensation. But AfriForum wants to charge him for fraud, illegally securing a tender and taking bribes to secure contracts.

Gerrie Nel questions NPA's lack of urgency in charging Juju
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