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Friday, 08-22-14, 7:43'An Act of Rebels Masked as Parliamentarians'[CAJ News]Johannesburg South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) reacted angrily to the conduct of legislators of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) conduct in Parliament. read more...
Friday, 08-22-14, 6:45Drug-Resistant TB Patients Lost in the System[Health-e]Mpumalanga patients with drugresistant TB say health workers at specialist TB hospitals in Standerton and Barberton keep them in the dark about their diagnosis and treatment. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 20:58'Pay Back the Money,' MPs Tell Zuma[The Daily Vox]Between the red uniforms, the hallway scuffles with opposition MPs and the sit-ins at the Gauteng provincial legislature, you can always count on the EFF to bring a bit of excitement to the political stage. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 14:49How Unsecured Loans and Low Wages Create a Hollow Economy[SACSIS]At first glance the connection between Marikana and African Bank Investments Limited (Abil) may seem tenuous. But there is a connection. "Moneylending" is the unholy connection between Marikana and the position that Abil finds itself in today, revealing the underbelly of a troublesome industry that has become a systemic problem for South Africa. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 13:30Charges Dropped Against Marikana Miners[SAPA]Johannesburg -Charges against 279 miners who were arrested during the August 2012 unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana were dropped in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court, north of Pretoria, on Wednesday. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 13:28Parliament to Set Up New Nkandla Committee[SAPA]Parliament -The National Assembly on Tuesday resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to consider President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla controversy amid protest from the DA that its mandate is too narrow. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 13:55Nkandla Now Up to Parliament - Public Protector[SAPA]Parliament -It is now up to Parliament to weigh President Jacob Zuma's response to the findings on public spending on his private Nkandla home, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 13:26SABC Chief 'Dishonest', Democratic Alliance Says[SAPA]Cape Town -Determining whether SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng lied about his qualifications is the golden thread of an application to have his appointment set aside, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 11:18Johannesburg's Appalling Air Quality[SACSIS]The air in the interior of South Africa is amongst some of the most polluted in the world. It is killing our people. We see photographs and reports of air pollution in China and elsewhere but seldom do we see any comparable local coverage of the scourge of South African air pollution. Our coal addiction silently kills thousands of people every year, with impunity. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 13:10Home Collapses, Killing Several[SAPA]Eight people were killed when a house collapsed at the Meyersdal Eco Estate in Alberton, south-east of Johannesburg, on Monday, paramedics said. read more...

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