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Wherever you are in the world, The South African will bring you all the latest news - locally and internationally. We have the latest from parliament as the ANC government moves towards a life after president Jacob Zuma - all while under fire from the Democratic Alliance, EFF and the rest of the SA opposition parties. We'll also keep you in the loop on property news, crime, sport and weather. From the issues that matter on a national scale right down to a local level, we've got you covered right across South Africa with our in-depth coverage.
Saffas in Uniform: Luke Flemin
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Saffas in Uniform: Luke Flemington | RAF Pilot

Luke Flemington, who was rejected by the South African Air Force only to fly for the Royal Air Force, won the UK’s highest military award in flying for leading low-level rescue missions into Libya; conducted under fire in his Hercules aircraft.

Agang SA will flounder unless
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Agang SA will flounder unless it finds a name for its ideology

As Business Day analyst Gareth van Onselen has pointed out, political parties do not deserve our votes until they have nailed their ideological colours to the wall. Between now and 2014, Agang SA wastes every day that it fails to articulate and defend an ideological position that is more than an all-you-can-eat buffet of everyone else’s ideas.

1953: In search of a ‘Freedom
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1953: In search of a ‘Freedom Charter’ for the Struggle

Nelson Mandela’s Living Legacy | With the involvement of the South African Indian Congress, the Coloured People’s Congress, the South African Congress of Trade Unions and the Congress of Democrats, the ANC planned a Congress of the People, calling on all South Africans to send in proposals for a post-apartheid era.

Saffas in Uniform: Sammy Starf
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Saffas in Uniform: Sammy Starfish | Starfish Mascot

Sammy is the face of the Starfish Greathearts Foundation, which aims to bring life, hope and opportunity to children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS in South Africa by identifying the very best community based organisations and partnering with them to ensure the highest quality care