EXCLUSIVE: The ANC's R50m election 'black ops'

2017-01-24 08:00

The ANC planned to spend R50 million on a covert campaign targeting opposition parties in the 2016 local government elections, according to court papers.

South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa is not going to be president - Malema

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EFF leader Julius Malema has weighed in on the ANC succession debate, saying he does not believe that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa stands a chance.


Cheap populism has captured our politics

2017-01-24 08:31

Be prepared to deal with wild promises and appeals to people’s baser instincts with ethnic and race mobilisation, jingoism and narrow nationalism and creeping authoritarianism, writes Max du Preez.

South Africa

Firefighters ambushed in fake fire callout

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The City of Cape Town says a firefighting team that responded to a false report of a fire emerged unscathed, but their fire engine was severely damaged, after they were ambushed by a group of people in Crossroads.

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'A little irrelevant man': Mugabe's party brushes off Malema attack

2017-01-24 08:30

Officials from Zimbabwe's ruling party have downplayed Julius Malema's "Grandpa it's enough" criticism of longtime president, Robert Mugabe.


SA Rugby to offer 5-year contract to Rassie?

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Rumours that SA Rugby will offer Rassie Erasmus the Springbok coaching job are growing stronger by the day.


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