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Charges of trespassing and intimidation have been laid against the EFF, after its members allegedly forced entry into the provincial legislature.
A leader of radical South African union AMCU was shot dead after being named in an inquiry into a deadly police crackdown during violent strikes at a platinum mine two years ago, a lawyer said Wednesday.
Two police constables were shot and wounded on Wednesday during a shoot-out with a group of men in Dawn Park, east of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.
Taegrin Morris, the 4-year-old boy dragged to his death by hijackers in Johannesburg over the weekend, has posthumously become an ambassador for all children in South Africa to live free of violence.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation's Eben Upton was inspired to create his bare-bones credit-card sized computer after noticing a decline in the number of children learning to code.
I believe those who support the availability of condoms in schools have a point, but what message does it send the learners? asks Lehlohonolo Mofokeng .
There are 35 million people living with HIV in the world. About 67% of those are in sub-Saharan Africa.
A mural painted on a suburban wall in Johannesburg, South Africa calls for the halt to rhino poaching, Monday, July 21, 2014.
There was a lot of scurrying and even more espressos, but finally the Brics countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - were able to ink a deal, although they left it quite literally to the last minute.
Why, and how, do so-called 'failing' states recover? Countries are quick to respond to emergency situations, or to engage militarily, driven often by their own domestic political considerations.
South African police are searching for three men who forced a family from their car and drove off with a 4-year-old boy hanging out of the vehicle.
South African police on Monday searched for assailants who forced a family from their car and drove off with a 4-year-old boy hanging out of the vehicle.
The dragging of a four-year-old boy outside a hijacked car in Boksburg at the weekend was a heartless act, Gauteng premier David Makhura said on Monday.
It is embarrassing to see current leadership that do not even live by Madiba's values brag and talk confidently about their 67 minutes, says Noluvuyo Mpekelana .
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:48 am
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