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02/24/2018 08:19 PM | #StateCapture, #BudgetSpeech receive top media, social coverage
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's Budget speech dominated social media this past week with many focusing on the Value Added Tax hike, according to media monitoring company ROi Africa.

02/24/2018 07:39 PM | R2.1bn copyright claim over Madiba image
The largest copyright claim for a South African artwork is heading to court, writes Charl Blignaut, and the accusedis the state.

02/24/2018 07:38 PM | Who will write Cyril's mining charter?
The charter published by Minister Mosebenzi Zwane last year set controversial transformation targets that mines said were illegal and impossible.

02/24/2018 07:15 PM | KZN mother shot dead in front of her child
A KwaZulu-Natal mother has been shot dead in front of her child at the Engen Garage in Tara Road, Westworth.

02/24/2018 05:05 PM | ANC NEC to meet for first time post-Zuma
The ANC's National Executive Committee is expected to meet in Irene, Gauteng in the wake of the resignation of Jacob Zuma as president, and the subsequent election of Cyril Ramaphosa.

02/24/2018 03:35 PM | Supra in State capture spotlight
North West health HOD admits that going on a Gupta-sponsored "fact-finding mission" to India was a mistake.

02/24/2018 03:30 PM | Inside cop killers’ horror sex cult
"Brainwashed" members were waiting for Jesus. MPs were warned it was a disaster waiting to happen.

02/24/2018 02:01 PM | Fury as R36m is blown on nonexistent toilets
The eThekwini municipality blew R36m on 2 200 toilets that were never built.

02/24/2018 02:01 PM | Zuma to face 18 charges
Prosecutors analysing former president Jacob Zuma’s representations to avoid his day in court have recommended that all charges against him be reinstated.

02/24/2018 02:00 PM | When ‘war’ came to town
If criminals can ambush and kill officers like this in a police station, how safe are we in our homes?

02/24/2018 02:00 PM | KZN ANC tries to mend after losses
The party will hold a conference in April to determine who will lead the province, which has little authority after losing out on a top-six spot.

02/24/2018 07:26 AM | Jonker heroics not enough as India claim T20 series
Debutant Christiaan Jonker's late heroics were not enough as India clinched the T20I series after defeating the Proteas at Newlands.

02/24/2018 06:54 AM | Gang of 15 hit cash in transit vehicle
Police are on the hunt for a 15-strong gang of robbers who attacked a cash in transit vehicle near Acornhoek, Mpumalanga.

02/24/2018 06:36 AM | Vavi warns workers to avoid 'butcher of the working class' after budget
Trade unionist Zwelinzima Vavi has warned workers to start organising themselves against exploitation after "multibillionaire" President Cyril Ramaphosa made it clear that monopoly companies have nothing to worry about.

02/24/2018 06:27 AM | Bulls v Lions WILL pack them in!
Thanks to respective rosy results on Saturday, the stakes are upped for next weekend’s derby between the Bulls and Lions, writes Rob Houwing.

02/24/2018 06:23 AM | Police's 10111 number down on Cape Peninsula
The police's 10111 emergency number in Maitland, which serves the Cape Peninsula, is down due to a technical issue.

02/24/2018 05:23 AM | Former policeman shot dead in Roodepoort robbery
A former policeman has been killed in a house robbery in Roodekraans, west of Johannesburg.

02/24/2018 04:26 AM | Cyclist killed in hit and run ahead of Krugersdorp race
A well known rugby operations manager and cyclist has been killed in an apparent hit and run ahead of the Berge en Dale cycling race outside Krugersdorp, a statement on behalf of the organisers says.

02/24/2018 03:40 AM | Death toll in Syria enclave tops 500 after UN delays truce vote
New air strikes on the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta takes the civilian death toll from seven days of devastating bombardment to more than 500 after the United Nations again delayed a vote on a ceasefire.

02/24/2018 03:24 AM | Gutsy Bulls pip Hurricanes at Loftus
The Bulls have beaten the Hurricanes in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.