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Less than six months into his first administration, President Cyril Ramaphosa is said to be thinking about reshuffling his Cabinet to solidify his power in the ANC.

A new documentary examines the ‘Beloved’ author’s wider political and artistic significance.

White people are more likely to find work. And once they do, they also earn better. Between 2011 and 2015, a white person earned R24 646 per month on average, more than three times the R6 899 of their black counterparts.

Volkswagen secured an interim interdict against more than 100 of its former workers and the EFF in October. This barred the group from interfering with production, preventing access to the factory or being within 500m of the Volkswagen manufacturing plant.

Internal documents show that soldiers, meant to protect South Africa and keep the peace outside our borders, are sexually assaulting people inside the army and while on peacekeeping operations.

Beautiful City was busted and shut down by the Hawks and the department of labour on November 12 for allegedly having violated South African immigration legislation, by-laws and health regulations, and for employing child labour. 

The two musicians once billed themselves as pan-African pin-ups. What does their ugly spat say about the state of continental unity?

🔒 Parliamentarians have placed Minisister Lindiwe Sisulu’s appointment of Bathabile Dlamini as interim board chairperson of the Social Housing Regulatory Authority under the microscope.

🔒 People who know John Steenhuisen, the DA’s interim leader, say he has what it takes to lead.


Without official cars or private drivers, Swedish ministers and MPs travel in crowded buses and trains, just like the citizens they represent.

João Lourenço is showing that he is the new president of Angola, and not a puppet of the Dos Santos's administration.

We can march. We can light candles. We can carry pepper spray, walk in groups, watch our drinks, dress modestly, tell everyone where we are going but it means nothing. We are not dying. We are being killed by men. Violence against women is a men’s issue @GovernmentZA . #Uyinene 

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China gave computers to the African Union – and then used them to spy on AU secrets, according to a new investigation.

🔒 UJ is being taken to the Labour Court for dismissing one of its professors after he blew the whistle on the dean of humanities, who allegedly sabotaged decolonisation efforts and bullied black faculty members.

Two former executives who ripped off the University of Johannesburg have been ordered to pay back the money they siphoned from the university.