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Maimane, James slug it out in DA

Opposition party embraces public campaigning for its top jobs

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We put DA hopefuls to the test

The two contenders for the DA leadership, Mmusi Maimane and Wilmot James, respond to 10 questions from Independent Media.

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Malema gets a pop star welcome in uMlazi

Scores of EFF supporters welcomed their leader as they would a pop star at eMhlabeni informal settlement in uMlazi.

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Stormers see off Bulls

The Stormers held on for a close-shave victory the Bulls, in a hard-fought South African Super Rugby derby at aNewlands.

Breezy fever shakes People’s Park

The rain didn’t stop Chris Brown fans from queuing as early as 4pm for his concert at the Moses Mabhida People’s Park.

Bless you, pass the holiday plague

Ben Trovato thinks the sensible thing to do in the festive season is stay at home and dodge the mutants.

Freedom Day Reflections
Freedom Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 27 April. It celebrates freedom and commemorates the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994. ...