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  • Extra hands: President Jacob Zuma has established a ministerial task team to help the families of the South Africans who died when a church collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria, last week. Click on the pic to find out more. Picture: Sunday Alamba/AP  

  • Getting to know each other: Parliament has started a “know your speaker” campaign on Twitter following the opposition parties’ defeat in a vote of no confidence in Speaker Baleka Mbete. Click on the pic for the full story. Picture: Edrea du Toit/ Foto24

  • Dismissed: Embattled SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala is set to be “released” from her position as Transnet board member after she failed to produce her qualifications. Click on the picture for the full story. Picture: Trevor Kunene/Gallo Images    

  • Dire: Black youth have regressed in acquiring skills in the past 20 years compared with their coloured, Indian and white counterparts. Click on the pic for the full story. Picture: Linda Mthombeni

  • Not over yet: Oscar Pistorius’ tears of relief might be short-lived. Click on the pic for the full story. Picture: Herman Verwey/Foto24

  • Shambles: Why SA loses the war on corruption. Click on the pic for the full story.

  • Exclusion: Landless blacks need to understand that the black capitalists will not save us, writes T.O. Molefe. Click on the pic to read his column. Picture: Cornel van Heerden/Foto24

  • Debt: R94 billion. That's how much municipalities are owed for rates, taxes and services. Click on the pic to read about plans to recover the debt.

  • Success? Cell C's risky price war. Click on the pic to read about the mobile operator's ups and downs.




I realise that raising the middle finger was not necessary because there are platforms to express the utter disgust for Mr [Cyril] Ramaphosa’s role in Marikana and everywhere else he is involved.
Economic Freedom Fighters chief whip Floyd Shivambu