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South Africa police clash with ANC supporters at opposition march

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South African police fired rubber bullets on Wednesday at stone throwing supporters of the ruling ANC who tried to confront members of...

South Africa’s Ramphele changes mind on opposition leadership role

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Anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele will not run as the Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate in this year's election, South Africa's main opposition party...

South African opposition DA drafts in black figurehead for vote

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Anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele will run as presidential candidate for the Democratic Alliance (DA) in this year's South African election, giving the...

SANDF Commander-in-Chief and Defence Minister don’t pass muster

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The politicians in overall and ultimate control of South Africa's military – President and SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Commander-in-Chief Jacob Zuma...

DA upset by wait for Parliamentary CAR briefing

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The chorus of voices wanting explanations for South Africa's military deployment in the Central African Republic (CAR) and the 13 body bags...

State Security avoids discussion on amendments to secrecy Bill: DA

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The opposition Democratic Alliance party says the Department of State Security is still dodging debate on the controversial Protection of State Information...

Sanparks officials arrested for rhino poaching

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The four officials were arrested on Tuesday afternoon after two rhino were found killed in the Kruger National Park (KNP) earlier that morning, SANParks...

DA retains Maynier at defence

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The opposition Democratic Alliance party has shuffled its "shadow cabinet" with David Maynier retaining the Defence and Military Veterans portfolio. James Selfe...

Ministers of defence, correctional services, home affairs show improvement – DA

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The security cluster has shown some improvement in the Democratic Alliance's annual Cabinet Report Card, with the ministers of correctional services, defence...

Cape Town ‘killing cable thieves’

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The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) will be laying charges against the Democratic Alliance (DA) for "trying to kill copper thieves". The...

Court ruling backs DA proposal

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The opposition Democratic Alliance party says a ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) that trade unions can be held liable...

DA clarifies position on draft Dangerous Weapons Bill

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The opposition Democratic Alliance party says the draft Dangerous Weapons Bill was drawn up in response to a Constitutional Court ruling "and...

Unabridged budget vote: Science & Technology: Dr Wilmot James (DA)

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Minister Naledi Pandor delivers science and technology policy and she does it well. Her deputy is the experienced Derek Hanekom, whose special...

Zuma explains SOE review

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President Jacob Zuma says a two-pronged review of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) including Denel and South African Airways will culminate in a united...

MoD urges Parliament to ask for state of readiness debate (updated)

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The Ministry of Defence says Parliament should ask it to brief members on the state of readiness of the SA National Defence...

Prisons dept, prosecutors too slow in fighting corruption: DA

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The Democratic Alliance says the prisons department and prosecutors are making haste too slowly in the fight against corruption in the penal...

DA commends prisons dept on e-tagging

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the viability studies being conducted by the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) into satellite tracking devices...

Time to revamp police corporate culture: DA

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The opposition Democratic Alliance party says it is time to revamp the corporate culture of the South African Police Service, which is...

SANDF’s new border security proposal must be scrapped: DA

The Parliamentary opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party says believes that the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu, should reject what...

DA suspends Kohler Barnard

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The Democratic Alliance has this morning suspended its combatative police shadow minister Dianne Kohler Barnard for five days after she reportedly used...

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