Apologise to journalists, cricket body told

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The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has rounded on Cricket South Africa (CSA) for its attempts to ‘intimidate journalists critical of the sport’s governing

Soldiers’ house raids ‘illegal’, probe finds

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A South African National Defence Force (SANDF) investigation has confirmed claims of unlawful raids on homes by its soldiers in Pongola in KwaZulu-Natal. This was

Cape Town advocate gunned down

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Advocate Vernon Jantjies was shot dead on Sunday night at a petrol station in Mitchells Plain. Jantjies specialised in criminal cases, such as the trial

Swapo wins in Namibia but loses significant support

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The governing South West African People’s Organisation (Swapo) remained in power in last week’s Namibian general election, but saw its majority sharply reduced. The party

SARS wins R1bn tax evasion case

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The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment which ended the protracted dispute with Africa Cash & Carry,

Banks could survive an SOE default, says Reserve Bank

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A default on their debt by South Africa’s State-Owned Enterprises would be harmful to the banking sector, but would not derail it. This was the

Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill Signed

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It was announced this week that President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill. According to a statement by the Presidency the

Black Friday plot foiled; supremacist leader arrested

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Specialist police unit arrested white supremacist activist Harry Johannes Knoesen, leader of the National Christian Resistance Movement (NCRM). A tip off suggested that he had

Former Sudan ruling party to be banned

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Draft legislation approved by the Sudanese cabinet would seek to remove vestiges of the ‘Al-Ingaz Regime’, as the rule of former President Omar al-Bashir was

Starvation hits Zimbabwe

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The United Nations (UN) has warned that up to 60% of Zimbabweans are unable to meet their basic food needs. However, this food shortage was