Vavi won't appeal expulsion, says he's enjoying the freedom

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Zwelinzima Vavi will not appeal his expulsion from the Congress of SA Trade Unions as general secretary unless it holds what he calls a legitimate congress.

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Slain teacher's husband will apply for bail

2015-05-06 09:08

Christopher Panayiotou, who is accused of orchestrating the murder of his wife Jayde, will be applying for bail, his lawyer has confirmed.

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Heartbreaking scenes at site of horror N2 crash

2015-05-06 08:34

Heartbreaking scenes played out at the scene of an accident in which eight Department of Correctional Services officials died in a horrific car crash on the N2 near Swellendam. One weeping woman was heard asking how she was going to tell her children.


Maimane could ease the way to coalition politics

2015-05-06 08:57

Wilmot James is a wise and distinguished man, but I believe Mmusi Maimane will emerge comfortably from the DA's congress as the opposition party's new leader, says Allister Sparks.

MOURNING:  Nepalese sisters, who lost their mother and two brothers when their home collapsed in the April 25 earthquake, sit on their twelfth day of ritualistic mourning, in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Bernat Armangue, AP) 

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2015-05-06 09:01

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Germanwings pilot may have rehearsed steering plane into rapid descent

2015-05-06 09:03

The co-pilot who is believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings jet in the French Alps may have 'rehearsed' steering the plane into a rapid descent on an earlier flight, German daily Bild reports.


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