Why some HIV-positive people develop AIDS quicker than others is now clearer

A new study by SA and US researchers shows how specific genes in people can lead to the faster progression of AIDS-related illnesses in people living with HIV ...

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Cape Town’s transport commissioner suspended pending disciplinary hearing

Melissa Whitehead, who is at the centre of three investigations, may lose her job, face criminal charges and have to pay back millions of rands

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SABC did not comply with its own policies when interviewing the Social Development Minister

The department paid R149,000 for a TV interview — which amount the SABC will not invoice for — to clean up Bathabile Dlamini’s ...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela loses her claim to Madiba’s Qunu home

The Supreme Court of Appeal agrees with the former ruling that delaying her claim was ‘prejudicial to [Madiba’s] estate and heirs’

Judge Motata says his remarks were vulgar, not racist

However, Adv Gerrit Pretorius says the manner in which Motata conducted his defence during his criminal trial still renders him guilty of gross misconduct

Urgent court action taken as people invade land near East London airport

The city plans to get an urgent interdict to demolish illegal structures that are illegal and preventing planned extensions to the city’s airport

The crucial message Team SA needs to take to Davos

The World Economic Forum is a golden opportunity to convince the world that SA is serious about stoking economic growth, writes Bonang Mohale

MPs move to shut down public protector’s ‘confusing’ statements

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been told to stop sending mixed messages to the public by questioning the proposed scope of the state-capture inquiry

Covert crime intelligence officer was paid by SAPS while behind bars

Capt Morris ‘KGB’ Tshabalala is in court again, appearing in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on fraud‚ corruption and theft charges

NUM branch chairman dies after being shot at Lonmin mine

The union says the miner’s wife was also injured in the attack and is recovering in hospital, the shooting is the latest in a spate of attacks on the ...

ANALYSIS: Panyaza Lesufi ignored the Constitution in Overvaal drama

In the battle between the Gauteng education department and parents at the Afrikaans-medium high school, the needs of the children have been overlooked, writes ...

Former Bophuthatswana leader Lucas Mangope dies

The one-time high school teacher, widely criticised as an apartheid puppet, has died at the age of 94

Protector: what I meant was really this...

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has sought to clarify her comments on broadening the terms of reference

Zuma in fightback over power to appoint prosecutions head

The Pretoria High Court ruled Zuma was too conflicted to appoint the NDPP and that Ramaphosa should do it

Cape Town council to vote on punitive tariff for water waste

De Lille says Capetonians are still ‘callously overusing water’

Sassa targets bank account deal

Agency in talks with banks and Treasury on low-cost payment solution for social-grant beneficiaries, says acting CEO Pearl Bhengu

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