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Afriforum wins bid to sue Zimbabwe

By: Sapa     14th January 2010 Civil rights group Afriforum on Wednesday won a court bid to sue Zimbabwe's government over its "cruel" and "revengeful" expropriation of South... 

Presidency confirms Shaik pardon bid — report

By: Sapa     14th January 2010 The Presidency has confirmed receiving an application for a Presidential pardon from convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik, the SABC reported on... 

ANC Gauteng PEC not pushing to align govt, party

By: Sapa     13th January 2010 The Gauteng African National Congress (ANC) provincial executive committee (PEC) said on Wednesday that it was not pushing for an early party... 

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DA proposes law to guide President on pardons

By: Sapa     13th January 2010 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday called for a new law to guide the President on giving pardons that would make it easier to challenge his... 

Back to school for millions of pupils

By: Sapa     13th January 2010 About 12-million school children were expected to begin their new year of study on Wednesday, the Department of Basic Education said. 

Swallow bitter pill now — Eskom chief

By: Sapa     13th January 2010 It was better for the country to swallow the "bitter pill" of an electricity tariff hike now, Eskom's acting chief executive told hearings on the... 

DA wants answers on Shaik, de Kock

By: Sapa     12th January 2010 The Democratic Alliance (DA) insisted on an answer from the Presidency on whether Schabir Shaik and Eugene de Kock were being considered for a... 

SA ready for 2010 Cup — ANC

By: Sapa     12th January 2010 The attack on the Togolese soccer team in Angola has no bearing on South Africa's preparedness to host the 2010 Fifa World Cup, the African... 

South Africans not buying into electricity price hikes — survey

By: Sapa     12th January 2010 South Africans are not buying into the reasons for planned electricity price increases, according to the results of a survey released on Tuesday as... 

Local automaker speaks up against apartheid lawsuits

By: Irma Venter     12th January 2010 As the apartheid-era reparations lawsuits filed against five multinational corporations, including automotive manufacturers Ford, General Motors... 

Zuma did not deny Shaik pardon application

By: Sapa     12th January 2010 President Jacob Zuma has not denied that Schabir Shaik has applied for a presidential pardon, but said he had not seen the application yet, his... 

Togo attack was ‘opportunistic’ — Zuma

By: Sapa     12th January 2010 The African Heads of State who visited Angola to attend the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) viewed the terrorist attack on the Togolese team as an... 

Nersa’s hearings must be extended — DA

By: Sapa     11th January 2010 Public hearings hearings on Eskom's tariff application must be extended, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday.  

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