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A memorial service was held for Olwyn Vanin Cowley after he was shot to death by three men posing as potential buyers of his car.
Iraq's vice-president, Tariq al-Hashemi, has denied being behind the killings and says the charges are politically motivated.
Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale. Related Stories Johannesburg - The ANC Youth League will “never turn its back on comrade Tokyo”, insiders told The Star on Sunday.
South Africa has achieved far more in 18 years in service delivery than any other country, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday. "No country could have produced the delivery we have made in 18 years," he told the SA Local Government Association (Salga) national conference in Midrand. He said government successes in service delivery were lost in the "hurley-burley" of competitive politics.
The faces of Marikana: Part III
Elderly couple murdered on farm An elderly couple has been found murdered on their Trompsburg farm, Free State police have said. Johan Fourie (70) and Cecile Fourie (73), were last seen alive around 2pm yesterday after having lunch with their son in town, said Captain Harry Nagel.
Related Stories Pietermaritzburg - A KwaZulu-Natal man was jailed for 18 years by the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday for his role in the murder of a National Freedom Party (NFP) councillor.
The faces of Marikana: Part V Mafolisi Mabiya (28)
Durban - Transporting goods by road costs billions of rand annually, which made a strong case for SA to improve the quality of its rail infrastructure which was a critical element of building a globally competitive transport system.
Dr Imtiaz Sooliman
As survivors of the violence at Small Koppie and the veld around it give their eyewitness accounts, there is no longer doubt: Among the policemen deployed at Marikana on 16 August, some intended murder. We are willing to believe that the televised police shooting at the crowd which reacted to being penned in and tear-gassed, was the result of fear, bad organisation and poor intelligence.
The outcome of the ANC’s elective conference in Mangaung at the end of the year could have a big effect on South Africa’s future, former president FW de Klerk said. “I do think the choice of leadership in this December can positively or negatively effect our future in the short and the medium term,” he said yesterday, speaking at a Cape Town Press Club memorial dinner.
Roy Cokayne Construction of the R600 million vehicle and truck assembly plant in the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ) for First Automobile Works (FAW) was set to start in November, the Chinese vehicle manufacturer said last week.
KwaZulu-Natal politician Wandile Mkhize, who was gunned down outside his Manaba home on Saturday night, had warned police that he was receiving death threats. However, the threats – delivered in person and over the phone – had not been taken seriously, his friends said yesterday as they planned his funeral. Mkhize (34) had been home for less than an hour after returning from the ANC’s policy conference, held in Johannesburg last week, when he was killed.