ICYMI Did the ANC plan to sell drugs to fund its election? Sisulu: Zuma should have stayed away, Charges piled on sex assault accused pastor, and Alarms activated at Van Breda house

On World Press Freedom Day there is much in the media to be worried about, but even more to celebrate, writes Esmaré Weideman.


Has the ANC learnt nothing from apartheid?

It is sad that the party who ultimately brought us democracy has so quickly forgotten its own lessons. How quickly the ANC learned some of the old apartheid tricks, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Wanted: Visionary leaders with a social conscience

In the high-stakes game of protectionism it is the less-developed countries that are likely to lose, writes John Luiz.

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‘ANC planned to sell drugs to fund 1999 election campaign’ – claim surfaces in court

Claims that nearly two decades ago the ANC was in such financial difficulty that it planned to sell drugs to fund its 1999 election campaign have been revealed in the Western Cape High Court.

Zuma should have been told to stay away from May Day rally – Sisulu

It would have been better to tell President Jacob Zuma that he was not welcome at the May Day event instead of having him booed, ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu has said.

18 more charges laid against pastor accused of sexual assault

The State has added 18 more charges against a Nigerian pastor who is already in court on two counts of human trafficking and two counts of sexual assault.

Security alarms activated 3 times on night of Van Breda murders, court hears

Security alarms at the De Zalze Estate were activated three times on the night before and the morning of the infamous Van Breda axe murders, the Western Cape High Court has heard.


3 causes of a burst eardrum

A burst eardrum is excruciatingly painful and should also be treated as a medical emergency.

Man killed while taking selfie on Germany’s autobahn

German police say a Scottish man was killed east of Hamburg while trying to take a selfie photo with two friends in the middle of the autobahn.

You know you’re from the Eastern Cape when…

If you know all about Nanaga homemade roosterkoeks, Ox Braai, that night club we’ll never forget and umgowisho, then you’re probably from this gorgeous coastal province.


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