38 ‘coloured’ schools closed in Gauteng over black principal appointment: Teaching at an estimated 38 ‘coloured’ schools in Gauteng has been disrupted when teachers embarked on a go-slow in solidarity with a Klipspruit school.
Former security policeman tells of Ahmed Timol’s last moments alive: A former security branch police officer, said to have been the last person to see anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol alive, has described in detail Timol’s last seconds alive and how he had tried his level best to save him before he allegedly jumped out of a window on the 10th floor at John Vorster Square.
South Africans can no longer be ‘free riders’ of democracy – Gordhan: South African citizens need to actively work to secure state institutions, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has said.
Crusaders look to shed ‘nearly men’ tag: The Crusaders are keen to shed their tag as Super Rugby’s “nearly men” when they take on the Lions in the final in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Gauteng Sadtu calls off protest: The SA Democratic Teachers Union says it has called off a planned work-to-rule protest, after a dispute was settled with the Gauteng Department of Education.
DA wants Schabir Shaik’s medical parole reviewed: The DA will petition Justice Minister Michael Masutha to seek a review of convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik’s medical parole.
HuffPost SA blog about white men was ‘bad’ but not hateful, appeals panel hears: Does a blog calling for white men to be disenfranchised amount to discrimination and hate speech?
ANC wants free tertiary education for poor students in 2018: The ANC wants government to provide free tertiary education to poor students in the 2018 academic year, the party’s secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.
UJ denies suspending fraud accused managers: The University of Johannesburg has denied suspending two senior council members over alleged fraud, involving a reported R25m.
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