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Red Riding Hood is now also the Wolf!

To deflect attention from the rumours that Tannie Evita is responsible for spending R246m on curtains for MaKhumalo Zuma’s tuck shop, she has been redeployed to Parliament, along with the leader of the EFF, who has introduced his presence to the National Assembly like a crimson gash of lipstick on an old nun’s crumbling facade.

The top 10 Barry Roux parodies

The top 10 Barry Roux parodies

A murder trial may be a serious subject but the quirkier moments of the Oscar Pistorius court case have nonetheless resulted in some inspired satire. We bring you ten of the best parodies about defence laywer Barry Roux.

Jacob Zuma facing impeachment

Jacob Zuma facing impeachment over damning Nkandla Report

Today, the long awaited Public Protector’s report into the security installations to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead was released, confirming that the inclusion of components such as a visitor centre, cattle kraal, chicken run, swimming pool and amphitheatre had cost the taxpayer at least R246 million.

The year in headlines: top ten

The year in headlines: top ten South African news stories of 2013

In many ways, this was South Africa’s year: the Beloved Country reached the ‘end of the beginning’ of democracy when Madiba passed, and the world celebrated his life and legacy with us. But Mzansi also made headlines when Oscar shot Reeva, and our own national conversation continues to revolve around the urgent national challenges we face and the search for the next generation of leaders.

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Ministers close ranks around Number One as Nkandla report is released

The Security Cluster of Ministers have closed ranks around Number One as the State releases its own Nkandla report ahead of the Public Protector’s more hotly-awaited one. As many expected, the State has defended everything down to the large swimming pool as esssential to the First Family’s protection, although some overpayment for individual items has been admitted to