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Spotlight falls on judicial decisions around gender

The role of judges in post-apartheid South Africa was always going to be complicated and controversial. The judiciary had been complicit in the enforcement of apartheid laws,

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SA still investigating nuclear options

South Africa is still looking at different options to facilitate nuclear power in the country, energy department acting director-general Wolsey Barnard said today.

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Hotel kicks out municipal team

STAFF from a North West municipality competing in the Southern African Inter-Municipal Association (Saimsa) games in Buffalo City Metro have been ejected from their hotel.

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No ebola cases in SA

There are no Ebola cases reported or confirmed in South Africa, the health department said on Friday.

TELLING IT LIKE IT IS: Public protector Thuli Madonsela talks to auxiliary nurses Noluthando Mgoqi and Thabiso Luwaca during a surprise visit to Butterworth Community Clinic

‘Learn from South Africa’s great women leaders’ – Public Protector

Many lessons can be learned from South African women who rose as leaders even when it was dangerous to do so, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said today.

George Lord from Vincent has offered a reward for the return of stolen WW II medals. Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Valuable World War 2 medals stolen

TEN valuable World War 2 medals awarded to naval officer Lieutenant George David Lord were stolen in a burglary at an East London home last week.

One person has been reported dead in a 5.3 magnitude earthquake which struck six kilometres east of Orkney in the North West on Tuesday.

Man killed as 5.5 magnitude quake hits SA

ONE person has been confirmed dead following an earth tremor earlier today, said emergency workers.

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500 race-related cases being investigated – Human Rights Commission

There has been a spike in racism-related incidents in South Africa, particularly at universities, with over 500 cases being reported to the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in the past year.

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