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Monday, 09-29-14, 14:43Zuma Again Under Fire Over Arms[SAPA]Johannesburg -Arms deal-linked bribery allegations against Jacob Zuma - contained in a Sunday Times article - are "nothing new," the Presidency said on Sunday. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 14:18Is the ANC Serious About 'Radical Economic Transformation'?[SACSIS]Presidents' relish shorthand descriptions of the agenda they are implementing. In Jacob Zuma's first term of office, the term "faster change" played that role. Bureaucrats and politicians quickly took up this term not merely to demonstrate loyalty to a newly installed President, but also because many in public service valued a commitment to accelerating change. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 11:22The Price of Protecting the President[ISS]If the African National Congress (ANC) had its way, it will be the bureaucrats and contractors who will pay the ultimate price for the Nkandla saga. Again, 'anyone but Zuma'. Last week saw an increasingly defensive ANC seek to protect President Jacob Zuma from appearing before the Parliamentary ad hoc committee on the Nkandla controversy. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 9:26New HSRC Data Shows HIV Risk Among Steady Couples[Health-e]"Facebook official" may be more common these days than a wedding license for South Africans, who are increasingly forgoing marriage. But shacking up with your love in unwedded bliss may not keep them faithful, new data shows. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 8:57Celebrating Heritage and Diversity[Gender Links]South Africans flocked to parks, beaches and waterfronts across the county on Wednesday to celebrate their diversity on Heritage Day or "National Braai Day." Gender Links joined a group of Southern African youth activists and Gabriel Hoosain Khan from Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA) for a braai at Zoo Lake. As part of Pride month, Khan has been co-ordinating GALA's Queer Youth Exchange project, which has brought together youth from across SADC to spend September in Johannesburg. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 7:51South Africa to Flush Out Illegal Immigrants[The Herald]SOUTH AFRICA has issued a deportation warning starting this week on Zimbabweans resident in that country who failed to acquire permits under the 2010 Dispensation for Zimbabwe Project (DZP). The country's Home Affairs director-general Mr Mkuseli Apleni yesterday said the imminent move to deport Zimbabweans was in line with the new immigration regulations. read more...
Saturday, 09-27-14, 15:32South Africa Ready to Renew Special Zimbabwe Permits[The Herald]The South African government says it is now geared up for the processing of the new three-year special permits for Zimbabweans (ZSP) wishing to work or study in that country. read more...
Saturday, 09-27-14, 15:23Govt Advances Financial Aid to Cuba[VOA]South Africa has agreed to give Cuba a multi-million dollar economic assistance package. read more...
Saturday, 09-27-14, 7:53Big Brother Unveils Nigerian Housemate[Vanguard]Another twist has been introduced to this season's Big Brother Africa, which will hit the screens on 5 October, 2014. read more...
Friday, 09-26-14, 13:24The Grey Areas of Blackface[Daily Maverick]From a young American dressing up as slain Trayvon Martin to local students dressing as the Williams sisters at a 21st birthday party, the worldwide furore over various incidents of white people wearing blackface in recent months has been fairly black and white. read more...

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