27 February 2015, 16:34:20

Mohau Pheko regrets faking doctorate

South Africa's ambassador to Japan, Mohau Pheko, told the SABC on Friday she regrets saying she has a doctoral degree, when she does not.

Taxpayers pay for thieving court officials' crimes

Taxpayers will have to foot at least part of the bill for money stolen by Department of Justice officials at Johannesburg's Alexandra Magistrate’s Court.
Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President South Africa

Ramaphosa to be in Lesotho for vote

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will spend the weekend in Lesotho observing the country's general elections as the Southern African Development Community facilitator.

Child minder gets 22 years in jail for killing baby

A Zimbabwean child minder has been jailed for 22 years for killing a 10-month-old baby who she wrapped in a blanket and stuffed in a drawer to stifle his cries, the Chronicle reported on Friday.

Mugabe's tip to a long a life

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who has just turned 91, said on Thursday that one of his secrets to a long life was "not filling my stomach".

M&G column on white privilege hits a nerve in SA

Columnist Verashni Pillay has caused a stir with her article, “Six things white people have that black people don’t”.

Stolen child found 17 years later

Zephany Nurse, who was snatched from Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town 17 years ago, has been found, Beeld reported on Friday.

Foreigner set alight in Doornkop

A foreign shopowner was seriously injured when he was set alight in Doornkop, Soweto, on Thursday, police said.

ConCourt to decide about emergency medical treatment

It took more than nine hours before Western Cape health authorities operated on an injured rugby player who is today paralysed.

Planned terror attack stopped: Cables

A planned terrorist attack in South Africa in 2010 was foiled by South African authorities, according to leaked documents posted on Al Jazeera's website.
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