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  1. Tslatsana tells Zondo of death threats, irregularities and more ANC corruption

    Date: 23 Jun 2019
    Babadi Tslatsana testifying at the state capture inquiry on Saturday. Image: YouTube/SABC Digital News The state... See full details

  2. Gauteng still SA’S hijacking capital

    Date: 22 Jun 2019
    Incidents becoming more violent, with some using high-calibre guns, say security experts GAUTENG remains the hijacking capital of South Africa – and these crimes are becoming more violent. Latest statistics released by the SAPS have shown that 16 325 vehicle hijackings were reported between March and April 2019, with the bulk... See full details

  3. ‘There is someone out there to get us’

    Date: 22 Jun 2019
    Homeless fear for lives as police follow-up ‘valuable information’ POLICE said they had received valuable information from the public which is assisting them in their hunt for who is responsible for the murder of five homeless men in Pretoria. A SAPS task team is evaluating these leads and are reportedly examining CCTV footage taken from near the sce... See full details

  4. Mahumapelo’s office named in R50m payment

    Date: 22 Jun 2019
    FORMER North West premier Supra Mahumapelo’s office approved the payment of R50 million for the running of the province’s two airports to SA Express without following proper procurement procedures in a deal described as “strange”. North West Community Safety and Transport Management Department chi... See full details

  5. Get rid of convicted fraudster set to lead education committee – Equal Education

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    Zukisa Faku in this position ‘would be an insult to South Africa’s pupils and teachers, and would make a mockery of legislative oversight’. A convicted fraudster chairing the education portfolio committee in parliament would be all the proof needed that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s promise in his past State of... See full details

  6. Expropriation policy avoided

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa steered clear of the ANC’s contentious policy of expropriation of land without compensation when he delivered his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) for the sixth administration last night. The emotive land issue was one of the ANC and EFF’s main campaign rallying points ahead ... See full details

  7. CYRIL: JUST IMAGINE

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    President outlines way forward to get economy functioning efficiently and create much-needed jobs PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday used his State of the Nation Address (SONA) to stamp his authority on issues such as the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank and corruption, while conceding youth unemployment was a crisis. Delivering his... See full details

  8. Duduzane awaits prosecution decision

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    DUDUZANE Zuma will soon know whether or not he will be prosecuted by the State for his two charges of culpable homicide and another of reckless and negligent driving relating to a 2014 fatal car crash. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) had initially decided not to prosecute former president Jacob Zuma&rsqu... See full details

  9. Assisted dying – new challenge

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    Two terminally ill patients to bring case before Johannesburg High Court WHILE the case against right-to-die advocate Professor Sean Davidson on three counts of murder has been settled through a plea bargain, the fight for assisted dying is far from over. Currently, it is illegal for medical professionals to eu... See full details

  10. Reclaiming your identity

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    TRANSUNION, the consumer credit reporting agency, is helping people reclaim their identities after experiencing identity theft online. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=1b2d0eb5-d1af-4c5b-bed9-c4ad2d85c6f0&scale=283&file=65102019062100000000001001&... See full details

  11. Cross-border crime hits KZN

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    DESPITE several government efforts to eradicate cross-border crime in Um khanyakude in KwaZulu-Natal&rsquo;s far north right corner, the area is still under siege and is estimated to have lost almost a billion rand to crime. According to various anti-crime structures in the district, the scourge started around 2014 and p... See full details

  12. Gupta landing to be revisited

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    PUBLIC protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has revealed her intention to assist the Zondo commission in its investigations into the infamous landing of the Guptas at Waterkloof Air Force Base for their multimillion-rand wedding in 2013. Mkhwebane&rsquo;s disclosure came just a few days after she was involved in a public spat wi... See full details

  13. Zuma putting on brave face for Zondo inquiry

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    Former president willing to take the stand, but wants questions that he will face in advance FORMER President Jacob Zuma is preparing himself to appear before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry to mount a fight against allegations implicating him in state capture. Sources close to him have confirmed that his long-awaited appearance be... See full details

  14. Mogalakwena mayor assaulted as she arrives for council sitting

    Date: 20 Jun 2019
    Mayor Andrina Matsemela had just parked her car and was walking to the chamber when she was attacked by unknown assailants. A special council sitting at the Mogalakwena Local Municipality in Limpopo was postponed yesterday... See full details

  15. Call to declare state of emergency in Tshwane after killings

    Date: 20 Jun 2019
    &nbsp; Murder While the SAPS referred to the murders of homeless people as &lsquo;mysterious&rsquo;, several reports suggest the killings were committed by a serial killer... See full details

  16. ALL EYES ON RAMAPHOSA

    Date: 20 Jun 2019
    President under pressure to tackle &lsquo;ticking time bombs&rsquo; PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa is today under pressure to address pressing issues including unemployment, state of government entities, and policy matters such as land and the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank, some of which have been described as &ldquo;ticki... See full details

  17. Leaked letter reveals inquiry targeted black-owned companies (Part 1)

    Date: 20 Jun 2019
    A LEAKED letter has revealed the Mpati commission&rsquo;s evidence leader, advocate Jannie Lubbe, singled out nine companies for attention in what has been seen as part of a well co-ordinated attack on black-owned firms for commercial and political reasons. The letter, written by former acting Public Investment Corporation (PIC) chief executive Matshepo More, shows Lubbe instructed the ... See full details

  18. Leaked letter reveals inquiry targeted black-owned companies (Part 2)

    Date: 20 Jun 2019
    B/Fwd fm Part 2&nbsp; Professor Boitumelo Senokoane, an associate professor at Unisa, said the focus on companies such as VBS Mutual Bank and Sekunjalo-associated companies, in particular Ayo, was strange. Senokoane said failure to cast the net wider created an impression that the commission was designed to attack... See full details

  19. ‘My children need a father, not a martyr’

    Date: 20 Jun 2019
    ASSISTED-suicide advocate Professor Sean Davison has explained his decision to enter into a plea bargain. &ldquo;I know many people will be disappointed that I accepted a plea bargain and did not go to trial. If I had done this, I may have been found not guilty, and thereby leading to a law change. &ldquo;I was facing three life sent... See full details

  20. ‘Stalker’ kills victim number 5

    Date: 20 Jun 2019
    Homeless men &lsquo;targeted&rsquo; by serial killer TSHWANE&rsquo;S &ldquo;nocturnal stalker&rdquo; has claimed a fifth victim. The body of a man was found near Unisa&rsquo;s main campus yesterday &ndash; just a day after a body was found in Sunnyside. Four other men have been found murdered in and around this... See full details

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