IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula resigns

"I have decided to resign from the Electoral Commission and have submitted my letter of resignation to President Zuma," she said in a statement.

Floyd Shivambu tells Mbete 'The majority are wrong'

Speaker Baleka Mbete on Tuesday warned the EFF she would not tolerate "anarchy" in Parliament, but was promptly challenged by party Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu, who accused her of bias.

We will provide free healthcare for all: Zuma

The state will provide free medical care and hospitalisation for all, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday.

Wife divorcing pastor Chris of Christ Embassy for cheating

For months now, rumours of pastor Chris Oyakhilome divorcing his wife Anita, have circulated. It has now been confirmed by an online newspaper.

Voters not stupid,warns Gordhan

Pravin Gordhan has sent a warning to politicians: no matter how poor, South Africans are not stupid and will use their vote to express their dissatisfaction with the government's performance.

Students reeling from campus suicide

South African men in particular are being encouraged to seek counselling for depression.

E-tolls failed: OUTA

E-tolling Gauteng's highways has failed and the system falls short of its intentions, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Tuesday.

Post Office van set alight

Black fumes engulfed Johannesburg's office and entertainment district of Rosebank today as a Post Office van burst into flames

European giants spend more than $3 billion on transfers

The English Premier League dominated as Europe's top clubs spent more than $3 billion on new players in the two month transfer market that ended with a frantic burst of deals, according to a study released Tuesday.

SAPS welcomes Concourt ruling

The SA Police Service on Tuesday welcomed the ruling of the Constitutional Court which found the institution had not acted unfairly or discriminated anyone.

Tlakula was a threat to democracy: EFF

The EFF on Tuesday welcomed IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula's resignation and said her departure was in the interests of democracy.

Johannesburg man held for killing cop

A man has been arrested for allegedly hijacking and killing a police officer in Meadowlands, Soweto, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.

UK withdraws warrant for ill boy's parents

British prosecutors are dropping the case against a couple who ended up in a Spanish jail after they tried to get treatment abroad for the boy's severe brain tumor, authorities said Tuesday.

Eight people held for Cape Town bus damage

Eight people were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly setting two trucks alight and damaging a bus in Mfuleni, Cape Town, Western Cape police said.

Tlakula has seen the light: Holomisa

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has welcomed IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula's resignation but lamented the time it took for her to step down.
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Businessman's killers 'don't deserve mercy'

A Pretoria businessman's killers could not ask mercy from the court when they had shown no mercy to their victim, the State has argued in the High Court in Pretoria.

Tlakula's resignation ends 'tumultuous time': IEC

Pansy Tlakula's resignation as chairwoman of the Electoral Commission signalled the end of a "particularly challenging and tumultuous period", the IEC said on Tuesday.

UKZN School of Law slams Zuma's 'unconstitutional and ill-conceived' defenders

Implement Thuli Madonsela's recommendations on Nkandla, says the UKZN School of Law.

Sanral will not be making representations says Vusi Mona

The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will not make representations to the advisory panel on e-tolls and their socio-economic impact, it said on Tuesday.

Cape commuters assured of calm

Taxi associations, drivers, bus company and police issued the pledge after meeting Mayor Patricia de Lille.

Mokotjo bullish ahead of Sudan clash

Kamohelo Mokotjo believes Bafana Bafana owe it to South Africans to qualify for major tournaments around the world.
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