Helen Zille Wins Da Federal Council Chair Vote

Former DA leader Helen Zille has won the race to be the DA's new federal council chairperson, completing a dramatic return within the party she once led.

After a highly-anticipated internal campaign, Zille won out after 155 party delegates voted for their preferred candidate at a federal council meeting at …

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Pics | One Dead, Two Injured In Midrand Crash

One person has died, and two others were injured after a collision on Summit Road heading toward the N14 in Blue Hills, Midrand, paramedic services said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said medics assessed the scene on Sunday morning and found that two men had been seriously injured.

"A third …

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What Busisiwe Mkhwebane's 3 Years In Office Looks Like

As she marked three years in office this week, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has vowed to continue doing her work without fear, favour or prejudice.

Mkhwebane has faced criticism since she occupied the office - mostly for a number of court cases she lost.

And while there had been calls for …

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Lies, Omissions And Misdirection: Mkhwebane's 'rogue Unit' Evidence Far From Complete

In reaching her finding that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) had established an unlawful intelligence service that conducted illegal spying operations, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane ignored crucial evidence that presented a far different version of events.

Mkhwebane and her investigators also did not take reasonable steps to find, interview …

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Bishops: Inside The Exclusive School Rocked By Sex Scandal

Few would have predicted that a relationship between a pupil at Cape Town's elite Bishops Diocesan College and a female teacher would have snowballed this week to a take-down request to a porn site and a group of top lawyers being appointed for everybody involved.

But that is what happened …

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Analysis: No One Is Watching The Watchers - Why We Should Be Worried

The apartheid government used the country's security apparatus to crush dissent and entrench its brutal regime. With this in the forefront of their minds, the drafters of our Constitution set out to write safeguards into our law to protect South Africa from rogue intelligence services.

Four paragraphs in chapter 11 …

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Man, 57, Found Murdered In His Home In Eastern Cape

A murder investigation is underway after a Willowvale man was found dead in his home in Bhojini Village, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.

Sikhulu Nozaqhu, 57, was found with upper body injuries in his residence in Luvundu Locality in Bhojini Village on Friday morning at about 07:30, spokesperson …

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Nwu Mahikeng Confers First Setswana Phd

Eileen Elizabeth Pooe - a teacher, lecturer and head of North West University's Department of Setswana - has become the Mahikeng campus' first Setswana PhD since the department was establishment in 1980.

A doctor of philosophy in languages and literature in Setswana was conferred on Pooe during the university's spring graduation ceremony …

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