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  1. SCHOOL’S ‘APARTHEID’ SHAME

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    Employees, among them elderly women and men, &lsquo;forced to eat and change in toilet unit&rsquo; OUTRAGE has erupted over claims of black employees being forced to eat in a converted toilet at an Ekurhuleni school. <img id="artO... See full details

  2. Justice minister in court over extradition

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    JUSTICE Minister Ronald Lamola will face allegations in court today and tomorrow that he has shown deepseated bias in favour of the US in its extradition stand-off with Mozambique. The South Gauteng High Court, Johannesburg, will this morning start hearing the application by Mozambique aimed at compelling Lamola to extra... See full details

  3. Cops deny threatening accused in murder trial

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    THE evidence of Bongani John Masombuka has been admitted by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, despite his claims of police intimidation and meddling. Judge Papi Mosopa heard the trial within a trial yesterday. Masombuka claimed he had been threatened by police to point out crime scenes with regards to his role in... See full details

  4. Playwright, 76, nailed for theft

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    Welcome Msomi plundered Living Legends Legacy trust fund PLAYWRIGHT and director Welcome Msomi, 76, has been convicted of theft of R8 million from the Living Legends Legacy Programme trust fund. The judgment was handed down at Palmridge Magistrate&rsquo;s Court yesterday. According to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA... See full details

  5. Zuma’s legal woes deepen

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    Another appeal and outstanding fees WHILE former president Jacob Zuma has labelled the recent ruling by the Pietermaritzburg High Court on his corruption trial as a &ldquo;travesty of justice aimed at destroying me&rdquo;, it has emerged that he owes the public protector R330 000 in unpaid legal fees. This rela... See full details

  6. NPA under fire for ‘poor planning’

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    And failed to seize R10bn in criminal assets THE National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has come under fire for failing to meet its target of seizing R10billion worth of assets from criminals, and instead only managed to freeze R455 million in assets over the last financial year. MPs have described this as &ldquo... See full details

  7. 100 Eskom senior officials refuse to co-operate with security screening process

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/0000251138-666x418.jpg" alt="100 Eskom senior officials refuse to co... See full details

  8. Load shedding is back due to avoid our power system’s ‘total collapse’, Eskom confirms

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/loadshedding-557x418.jpg" alt="Load s... See full details

  9. Cops hunt for suspect in 3-year cold case

    Date: 16 Oct 2019
    A Charl Pretorius might have information that would resolve the matter. The suspect: Picture supplied Police and forensic investigators are looking for a man who may... See full details

  10. ‘I NEVER POISONED ZUMA’

    Date: 15 Oct 2019
    No support from ex-president, MaNtuli to sue NPA, Hawks for &lsquo;malicious prosecution&rsquo; NOMPUMELELO Ntuli, one of former president Jacob Zuma&rsquo;s wives, receives no financial support from her estranged husband. This emerged after the NPA revealed that it would not be prosecuting anyone for Zuma&rsquo;s alleged poisoning... See full details

  11. 87 more listeriosis cases reported, ‘but don’t panic’

    Date: 15 Oct 2019
    LAST year a listeriosis diagnosis would be cause for panic. But now it seems 87 confirmed cases since the deadly outbreak are no cause for alarm for health officials. The 2017/18 outbreak led to the deaths of more than 200 people across the country. The deadly outbreak was traced back to a Tiger Brands fa... See full details

  12. Family ‘stole R79m Lotto win tickets’

    Date: 15 Oct 2019
    Two relatives went on extravagant spending spree &ldquo;I WANT my millions.&rdquo; These were the stern words of Bhekilanga Khaula, who has accused his relatives of stealing his R79 million Lotto tickets. After realising he had won, the unemployed 55-year-old Joburg resident claimed that his two relatives, who ... See full details

  13. ‘Dental therapist’ with matric

    Date: 15 Oct 2019
    The public is warned about unregistered health practitioners Priscilla Sekhonyana HPCSA THE ALLEGED bogus dental therapist who was nabbed for practising using a fraudulent diploma from the University of Zululand only has a matric certificate as his highest level of education. Themba Seshuba... See full details

  14. NPA probing R47m in curator fees paid by the Asset Forfeiture Unit

    Date: 15 Oct 2019
    JUSTICE and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has revealed that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is investigating possible fruitless and wasteful expenditure amounting to R47 million paid in curator fees by the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU). Lamola revealed this in a recent written response to a parliame... See full details

  15. NDPP mulls fate of ‘rogue unit’

    Date: 15 Oct 2019
    THE fate of three former senior South African Revenue Services (Sars) officials, including former deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay, charged with operating a so-called &ldquo;Rogue Unit&rdquo;, now rests with the national director of Public Prosecutions, advocate Shamila Batohi. Yesterday, the State asked Judge Bert Bam of the North Gauteng Hi... See full details

  16. Sars ‘rogue unit’ case postponed until next year, as Batohi decides if she’ll drop charges

    Date: 14 Oct 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/SARS-Officials-in-Court-10-1-628x418... See full details

  17. Tebogo Kgobokoe accused of operating illegal school amid sex abuse claims

    Date: 14 Oct 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Screenshot-2019-10-14-at-10.53.45-638x418.png" alt="Tebogo Kgobokoe accused of op... See full details

  18. ‘Rogue unit’ journalist Rampedi launches petition for judicial inquiry into ‘media capture’ by ‘cabals’

    Date: 14 Oct 2019
    &nbsp;<a title="Link to &lsquo;Rogue unit&rsquo; journalist Rampedi lau... See full details

  19. Union calls for RTMC boss to resign after scathing report from Mkhwebane

    Date: 14 Oct 2019
    &nbsp; <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/RTMC-e1491385694242.png" alt="Union calls for RTMC boss to resign after scat... See full details

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