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Matric drop-out rate ‘scary’

Half of the 1.1 million pupils who were in Grade 10 in 2012 never made it to matric this year.

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Brakspear’s claims irrational - judge

Ian Brakspear, who says his wine farm was “stolen” through rogue lawyers and forged court orders, has been labelled irrational by a judge.

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Nkandla architect tells of security ‘recce’

Minenhle Makhanya says he was told to visit official residences around SA, and replicate the designs at Nkandla.

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ANC denies arms deal kickbacks
September 29 2014 at 11:41

The ANC has denied reports that the party received R14 million from arms deal winning bidder Thales.

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Nkandla ‘fall-guys’ face music
September 29 2014 at 07:38

A senior KwaZulu-Natal government official and six colleagues have become the first victims in the Nkandla fallout.

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Wanted dead or alive
September 26 2014 at 14:40

Abubakar Shekau has a $7m bounty on his head, but it's never been clear where fact meets myth, writes Terrence McCoy.

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Contractor loses R1m security bid
September 26 2014 at 12:43

The contractor of the N2/ Umgeni Road interchange upgrades, lost a bid to get Sanral to pay R1m a month for security.

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Driver stabbed after hitting rock on N3
September 26 2014 at 12:09

A motorist was stabbed repeatedly when he stopped his car in Durban after hitting a rock on the N3.

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Virginia airport plan mystery
September 26 2014 at 11:39

The DA has turned to the law in a bid to force Durban’s city manager to share a feasibility study on the future of Virginia Airport.

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In black and white, there’s little change
September 26 2014 at 08:44

One year on, the media transformation landscape remains bleak despite a damning report, writes Andile Ntingi.

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Let citizens decide on nukes
September 25 2014 at 15:46

A referendum is the best way to hear what SA thinks about expanding our nuclear energy capacity, says Gerard Boyce.

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Classmates reject pupils with HIV
September 25 2014 at 11:31

Before children reach Grade 6, they need to be exposed to measures to reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination, researchers say.

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Aids dissident loses job battle
September 25 2014 at 11:23

Aids dissident and advocate Anthony Brink claims he was overlooked for a Legal Aid job because he is “acutely unpopular”.

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