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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Court to Government: Pay Social Grants On April 1

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Court to Government: Pay Social Grants On April 1

South Africa’s Constitutional Court ordered the government to pay social grants on April 1 via its current service provider, seeking to end a fiasco that had threatened the payment of benefits to 17 million people.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zille Faces DA Probe After Colonialism Tweet

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zille Faces DA Probe After Colonialism Tweet

“For those claiming legacy of colonialism was ONLY negative, think of our independent judiciary, transport infrastructure etc,” Helen Zille said on Twitter.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Constitutional Court Judgment Could Change TV Landscape

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Constitutional Court Judgment Could Change TV Landscape

It will be up to the Court to determine whether the Minister’s amendment should stand and whether or not the STBs will be produced without encryption capacity.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma to ANC: ‘We Accept We Made Mistakes’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma to ANC: ‘We Accept We Made Mistakes’

Zuma: “When leaders and members of ANC are corrupt and steal they are betraying the values of the ANC, the people and our country. We will not allow this.”

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Malema Not Going Back to ANC

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Malema Not Going Back to ANC

EFF spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said Malema was not going anywhere.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: 1 April ‘Fairly Confident’ Welfare Benefits Will Be Paid: Gordhan Assures

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: 1 April ‘Fairly Confident’ Welfare Benefits Will Be Paid: Gordhan Assures

South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said, “I am fairly confident grants will be paid.”

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Revealed! Mandela Murder Plot Was ‘Covered Up’: Cop

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Revealed! Mandela Murder Plot Was ‘Covered Up’: Cop

investigation into a suspected plot by cops to kill former president Nelson Mandela at his 1994 inauguration was “covered up,” it emerged in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC New Pledges: End Corruption, Infighting

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC New Pledges: End Corruption, Infighting

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) needs to end corruption and party divisions, and deliver on promises to tackle poverty

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Bathabile Dlamini Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Bathabile Dlamini Biography

Bathabile Dlamini was born in Nquthu on 10 September 1962 and grew up in Nkandla, Matshensikazi. Read Bathabile Dlamini Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ‘Resign Bathabile Dlamini’: Democratic Alliance Marchers Demand

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ‘Resign Bathabile Dlamini’: Democratic Alliance Marchers Demand

Pretoria – Thousands of Democratic Alliance supporters marched through the streets of Pretoria on Friday, calling on Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to resign.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Pretoria Revokes ICC Withdrawal

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Pretoria Revokes ICC Withdrawal

South Africa formally revoked its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) after its High Court blocked the government’s bid to pull out of the Hague-based war crimes tribunal.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Malema Says EFF Resigning From Parliament Last Resort

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Malema Says EFF Resigning From Parliament Last Resort

In an interview with the SABC Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) president Julius Malema described this option as a last resort.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Nominates Mandisa Maya Supreme Court of Appeal President

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Nominates Mandisa Maya Supreme Court of Appeal President

“President Jacob Zuma has nominated Madam Justice Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya as the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal,” said Zuma in a statement.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Mandisa Maya Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Mandisa Maya Biography

Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya was born 20 March 1964, St Cuthberts, Tsolo, Eastern Cape. Read Mandisa Maya Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Calls for White-Owned Land Expropriation Backfires

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Calls for White-Owned Land Expropriation Backfires

ANC is in a quandary after President Jacob Zuma voiced his support of the growing call for land to be expropriated without compensation.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Meets Gordhan, Dlamini Over Sassa Grant Crisis

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Meets Gordhan, Dlamini Over Sassa Grant Crisis

The presidency said Zuma directed Gordhan and Dlamini to mandate their technical teams to work on the outstanding issues surrounding the grants.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Malema Says ANC ‘Urinating On Constitution’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Malema Says ANC ‘Urinating On Constitution’

“The ANC is using apartheid tactics to jail people without trial‚” said Malema. “When they disagree with you politically and they can’t persuade you politically‚ they will lock you up. That is a crime against humanity.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Condemns Violence Against Foreigners

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Condemns Violence Against Foreigners

“It is wrong to brandish all non-nationals as drug dealers or human traffickers,” South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said in a statement.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Warns Opposition Against Using Esidimeni Tragedy for ‘Political Gains’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Warns Opposition Against Using Esidimeni Tragedy for ‘Political Gains’

President Jacob Zuma has warned opposition parties against using the deaths of more than 100 mentally ill patients in Gauteng last year for political gains.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Maimane Seeks Court Order to Bar Military From Parliament

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Maimane Seeks Court Order to Bar Military From Parliament

“Armed military police, with live ammunition, on the precinct of parliament is completely untenable in a constitutional democracy,” Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane told reporters.

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