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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.

Picture: NIKLAS BILDHAUER, 2008, CC

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.

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

No need for Ebola panic in SA: Motsoaledi

There is no need for South Africans to panic following the outbreak of the ebola virus in West Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said today.

WHAT TO DO: A group   consisting of mostly unemployed young men sit idly outside a house in Mdantsane. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Unemployment rate increases to 25.5% – Stats SA

The unemployment rate increased by 0.3 percent between the first and second quarters of 2014 to reach 25.5 percent, Statistics SA said on Tuesday.

June 14, 2014. 11-year-old Lindikhaya Bawane sits on one of the demolished structures at Sanral's site between Nomzamo and Lwandle outside Strand.  PHOTOGRAPH: ESA ALEXANDER/SUNDAY TIMES

Lwandle eviction like apartheid forced removals, affected couple tells inquiry

The violent removal of people and structures from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town resembled removals during apartheid, an affected resident said in Lwandle today.

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Zuma in royal ouster

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has given AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo 30 days to convince him why he should not vacate his throne.

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