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A visibly annoyed ANC KwaZulu-Natal chair Sihle Zikalala has hit out at some of his party comrades following the first day of a case to have the provincial conference where he was elected in 2015 nullified.

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ANC vs ANC: The battle to nullify 2015 elective congress

The role of ANC’s national executive committee, versus the power of its individual members, and a missing voters’ roll, are just some of the issues which came under the spotlight at the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Not one police officer prosecuted yet for involvement in Marikana – NPA

Legal action against the 72 police officers involved in the killing of 34 miners during the Marikana Massacre have not yet started, the NPA said.

Family thanks motorists who prevented culprit from fleeing accident scene

The three men who were in the bakkie that flipped on the N1 highway in Centurion are “doing okay under the circumstances,” a family member says.

Model's furious mom says they won't drop charges against Grace Mugabe

“We won’t drop the charges against Grace Mugabe. We are frustrated and furious about the police’s handling of the matter,” says Debbie Engels.

Mugabe arrives in SA for SADC summit amid controversy around his wife Grace

President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa for the 37th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit, as controversy surrounding his wife Grace continues, Zimbabwean state-media reports.

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Court case challenging ANC KZN policy conference outcome set to continue

A court case pushing for the scrapping of the KwaZulu-Natal’s ANC's 8th provincial elective conference in November 2015 is expected to continue in Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Zuma to attend BRICS bank launch

President Jacob Zuma is to preside over the official launch of the African Regional Centre of the BRICS New Development Bank in Sandton.

City of Cape Town to give update on water resilience plan

City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Patricia de Lille, will host a media briefing to shed light on major water augmentation plans using a number of different technologies for alternative water sources.

"One thing I know about men who threaten women is that they must be taken seriously. Don’t wait until he acts on his threats. I'm being publicly attacked by a man of God."

- Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, chair of the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, on threats from Pastor Paseka 'Mboro' Motsoeneng.