You won’t remember me, but I met you many years ago in your hotel room in Grahamstown. You had come to speak to the Pan-Africanist Student Organisation. My two comrades and I came to brief you about our little city.
I had only heard about the blood-curdling nature of ANC and IFP members’ fights before our democracy in 1994.
And so a final chapter closes on Jackie Selebi as he passes on to join his African ancestors. And what a pity that a life lived in service of the people ends with the epitaph of a corrupt cop who went down in shame because of Italian shoes and a few thousand rand.
ANC and SACP members in Mpumalanga traded blows and fired gunshots after clashing at KaNyamazane township outside Mbombela today.
Do they think I fought against apartheid just to reinstall it?” Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille’s voice grows sharp.
ANC veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has visited the family of a bystander who was killed during an attack on a foreign-owned shop in Swaneville, on the West Rand.
Religious leaders have appealed for peace in Soweto.
The African National Congress has expressed sadness at the death of disgraced former police commissioner Jackie Selebi, describing him as a “giant and leader of our people”.
The Mbombela city council has not decided what action to take against its municipal manager, who was charged with fraud and corruption on Friday.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has tweeted he will never leave his party following claims that he planned to return to the ANC.
The ANC has denied claims that Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema was planning to return to the ruling party.
The DA was within its rights when it said in a text message that President Jacob Zuma had stolen money, the Constitutional Court has ruled.
The ANC has called former president Nelson Mandela’s assistant Zelda la Grange a “spoilt white person”.
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I run because I run, and lately it feels like I’ve been running for my life.
I have a tendency to visit restaurants whenever I reward myself for something that I regard as somewhat significant. What better place to do this than at one of my favourite restaurants at Camps Bay in Cape Town?
Former president Thabo Mbeki made a promise to the world in July 2008.