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2017-04-23 New African Union Chief Puts Peace Back On the Agenda
[ISS] The scene is not a familiar one at the African Union (AU): the AU Commission (AUC) chairperson, in shirtsleeves, walking in the blazing sun down an unpaved alley in a war-torn country. Yet this picture of Moussa Faki Mahamat, the new AUC chairperson, on a visit to South Sudan, is probably the first of many.

2017-04-24 Murder Accused Pleads Not Guilty to Axe Killings
[News24Wire] Henri van Breda has pleaded not guilty to the triple murder charges of his parents and brother, attempted murder of his sister and a count of defeating the ends of justice.

2017-04-24 Ex Police Unit Chief Reports for Duty - Lawyer
[News24Wire] Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza arrived at the unit's headquarters in Pretoria on Monday morning, his lawyer Comfort Ngidi confirmed to News24.

2017-04-24 Minister Turns Down Eskom Board's Proposed R30m Pension Payout for Molefe
[News24Wire] Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has turned down Eskom's proposal to give its former CEO Brian Molefe a R30m pension payout.

2017-04-24 Ramaphosa Attacks President Zuma, Guptas
[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched a stinging attack on President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family in a speech that was interpreted as the unofficial launch of his campaign for the ANC's presidency.

2017-04-24 Here's Why Zimbabwe Won't Adopt the Rand
[News24Wire] It doesn't matter how much sense it makes to ordinary Zimbabweans: Zimbabwe will not formally adopt the rand, the central bank governor says.

2017-04-23 Presidency Denies Report of Further Nkandla Upgrades
[News24Wire] The Presidency on Sunday disputed a media report suggesting that further upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence - using public money - were in the pipeline.

2017-04-23 Who Marched Against Zuma and Why?
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has long been described as the "protest capital of the world". But the protests have largely been confined to black townships and informal settlements.

2017-04-24 No Forced Entry in SABC Office Theft - Parliament
[News24Wire] There was no sign of forced entry in the theft of laptops at the SABC's offices at Parliament's Mark's Building in Cape Town, Parliament said on Sunday.

2017-04-24 The No-Fee School Where Parents Were Forced to Pay Fees
[GroundUp] Long history of corruption at primary school in Gauteng

2017-04-24 Full Speech by Cyril Ramaphosa at Chris Hani Memorial Lecture
[Govt of SA] Comrades and Friends,

2017-04-24 Van Breda Axe Murder Trial Set to Begin
[News24Wire] Two years after his parents and brother were killed with an axe, Henri van Breda is set to go on trial in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

2017-04-24 Panayiotou Trial Set to Resume
[News24Wire] The trial of Christopher Panayiotou and his co-accused - Sinethemba Nenembe and Zolani Sibeko - will resume in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Monday.

2017-04-24 Meet Two South African Authors, Aged 10 and 12
[The Journalist] Watch out for these literary giants of the future!

2017-04-24 Former Top Cop Lamoer's Corruption Trial Expected to Begin
[News24Wire] The trial of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer and his co-accused, who are at the centre of a corruption case, is expected to begin on Monday.

2017-04-24 Sharks Centre Set to Hear Fate
[News24Wire] Sharks centre Andre Esterhuizen will appear before a SANZAAR judicial committee hearing on Monday after he was red-carded during his side's 9-all draw against the Melbourne Rebels in Durban at the weekend.

2017-04-24 Opposition Party to Lead Picket Outside Police Unit HQ
[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance will on Monday lead a picket outside the Hawks headquarters in Pretoria after dismissed Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza indicated that he will return to work.

2017-04-23 How to End Hunger - Zuma
[News24Wire] Radical economic transformation is "holy talk", said President Jacob Zuma on Saturday.

2017-04-23 Probe of Top Pharmaceutical Company Welcomed
[News24Wire] The Competition Commission will conduct an investigation into the alleged anti-competitive conduct of Aspen Pharmacare, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.

2017-04-23 ANC Slams 'Climate of Intimidation' Against Politicians, Journalists
[News24Wire] The African National Congress says it is concerned about at what appears to be a "climate of intimidation steadily encroaching into South Africa's body politic".

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