26 July 2016, 16:03:25
Former Soweto Special Branch member Anton Pretorius accused of murdering Nokuthula Simelane in 1983 after their appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate Court. PHOTO: ANTONIO MUCHAVE/SOWETAN

Apartheid cops want you to pay

The apartheid-era policemen accused of murdering Umkhonto weSizwe cadre Nokuthula Simelane, 33 years ago want the state to foot their legal bill.

EFF turns three - here's what they have achieved so far

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is turning three and spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi believes that it is the fastest growing political party.

Local soccer coach allegedly kills wife‚ kids before turning gun on himself

An East London soccer coach allegedly shot and killed his wife and two children before turning the gun on himself.

Corporal punishment - more than 200 teachers charged with assault in the Cape

More than 200 teachers in the Western Cape have been charged with assault – mainly for dishing out corporal punishment — in the classroom.

DA and EFF eating into ANC support - Popcru

The ANC faces the possibility of getting less than 60% of overall votes in the coming local government elections.

‘Gugu Zulu’s selflessness cost him his precious life’

“You made it cool to love one woman‚” Stevel Marc said of his best friend‚ Gugu Zulu‚ at a memorial service at the Kyalami race track on Tuesday.

Court ruling on axed SABC journalists should mean Hlaudi’s dismissal: DA

That the Labour Court found that South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer “Hlaudi Motsoeneng acted unlawfully” when he purged four journalists “should see him suspended and fired once and for all”.

Court orders SABC to reinstate axed journalists

Four South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists‚ axed last week for allegedly breaching the terms of their employment contracts‚ have been reinstated.
Protesters chanting 'Sputla' as they demand the ANC to make Kgosientso Sputla Ramokgopa the Tshwane mayoral candidate. Picture Credit: Screengrab (Abigail Javier on Twitter)

Why protests turn violent

South Africans do not necessarily protest more than they did in the past‚ but they are protesting more violently.

Snubbed councillor takes ANC to court

Just a week before local government elections, the ANC is being taken to the high court by one of its members who insists he was unduly replaced as a councillor candidate.
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