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Past articles by Paul:

Coronavirus: SA's first positive case of Covid-19 confirmed

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that South Africa has recorded its first positive test case for the Covid-19 coronavirus. → Read More

Six people in critical condition after suspected 'poisoning incident' in Cape Town

Six people are in serious to critical conditions after a suspected poisoning incident in Wetton, Cape Town. → Read More

Missing UCT student: Man, 42, arrested in connection with Uyinene's disappearance

A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of missing UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana, Western Cape police have confirmed. → Read More

Zandile Gumede's resignation received, says ANC KZN

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed it received Zandile Gumede's resignation as mayor, along with the rest of the ANC executive members in the eThekwini and Msunduzi councils. → Read More

SANDF confirms murder victim found in burned car in Cape Town was a soldier

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed the 41-year-old man found burned to death in the boot of a car in Blue Downs earlier this week was a soldier. → Read More

Disbanded Western Cape ANC told it has to 'restore its values' to rebuild

The disbanded Western Cape ANC will have to focus its rebuilding strategy on finally holding a new provincial leadership congress, and must "restore its values" in the province, it was told. → Read More

ANC disbands its Western Cape leadership, days after ANCYL's cull

The ANC's national executive committee has disbanded the party's Western Cape leadership, days after it announced the disbandment of the ANC Youth league. → Read More

WATCH: First SANDF troops seen entering the Cape Flats

The first troops of the South African National Defence Force have finally landed in the Cape Flats - with members of the army seen entering the suburb of Manenberg on Thursday. → Read More

What former ministers could lose if they stay on as MPs

Some former ministers who did not make it back to the Cabinet are probably resigning as MPs for financial reasons, Casac's executive secretary says. → Read More

BREAKING: 'It's a dirty tricks campaign'

ANC head of presidency Zizi Kodwa has strongly denied an accusation that he raped a woman at a private function in April last year. → Read More

SONA 2019: A tablet per pupil within 6 years, but 4 000 schools still without toilets

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he wants a tablet device for every pupil within six years, yet children in 4 000 schools across the country still use pit toilets. → Read More

Batohi and NPA to get more teeth with Scorpions-like anti-corruption unit

New National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi will be getting a new unit to investigate state capture-specific allegations of corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced. → Read More

Goodbye SSA? Ramaphosa to re-establish National Security Council

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced some big changes awaiting the nation's security agencies during his 2019 State of the Nation Address. → Read More

State-owned 'land parcels' identified for expropriation – Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says state-owned "land parcels" have been identified for the purpose of expropriation without compensation. → Read More

SA to go to the polls on May 8, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he intends to proclaim May 8 as the date of the 2019 general elections. → Read More

Zuma must pay legal costs for review of state capture report

Former president Jacob Zuma has lost his application for leave to appeal a judgment that said he should pay the costs of reviewing Thuli Madonsela's remedial action for the institution of the state capture inquiry. → Read More

De Lille demands apology from DA members who shared fake AG social media post

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has given four DA members seven days to apologise for sharing a fake Auditor-General social media post claiming that adverse findings were made against her. → Read More

DA to report Vincent Smith to ethics committee over alleged Bosasa payments

The DA will report senior ANC MP Vincent Smith to Parliament's ethics committee following a Sunday report that Smith allegedly received payments from facilities company Bosasa. → Read More

Parliamentary committee's displeasure 'not enough to remove me'

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has come out strongly in defence of her tenure, amid calls by the DA to hold an inquiry into her fitness to hold office. → Read More

Parliament asks for public's input into 8 candidates for 3 IEC vacancies

With next year's general elections under a year away, the portfolio committee on home affairs has asked the public to give input into eight recommended candidates to fill three vacant IEC commissioner positions. → Read More