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  1. CR lawyer death mystery

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    Passing of CR17 attorney kept under wraps A TOP lawyer linked to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s CR17 campaign has reportedly died and it is believed his death has been kept under wraps. According to online news site, African News 24-7, “the founder of Edelstein Farber Grobler (EFG), Barry Eugene Farber... See full details

  2. Zuma snubbed, then fired me – Nxasana

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    FORMER national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) Mxolisi Nxasana has described former president Jacob Zuma’s headache over rumours that he was planning to reinstate corruption charges against him as so serious that he avoided all communication with him. Nxasana was yesterday testifying before the Zondo commis... See full details

  3. Foreign business owners at a loss

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    AS LIFE returns to normal in Soweto, with locals going about their daily activities, the lives of dozens of foreign shop owners have been thrown into a state of uncertainty. Last week, dozens of foreign-owned shops were looted forcing many foreigners to flee the township. The looting took place on Thursday night ... See full details

  4. Hawks have yet to finalise UJ theft claim case

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    EXACTLY two years since the University of Johannesburg (UJ) opened a criminal case against two former executives it accused of stealing millions from its coffers, the Hawks have not finalised their investigation. UJ opened the case against Professor Roy Marcus, its former council chairperson, and Jaco van Schoor, the for... See full details

  5. Kidnapped journalist in desperate plea

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    PHOTOJOURNALIST Shiraaz Mohamed has issued another desperate plea to the government and urged negotiators to co-operate with his suspected Islamic State militant captors. He can be heard in the video saying they would “put a bullet in my head”. Mohamed was abducted on January 10, 2017, close to Gift o... See full details

  6. Vrede Dairy Farm project can be turned around, Zondo hears

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/DA-FS-Farm-23-e1499886043116-668x418.jpg" alt="Dairy cows on the Vrede dairy farm during a site visit by the leader of the DA, Mmusi Maimane to the farm that was run by Gupta company Estina, 12 July 2017. It was intended to benefit the communiy but has been alleged to be a front for money laundering and also alleg... See full details

  7. CR17 shows state capture goes beyond Zuma and Guptas – Maimane

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane. Picture: Screenshot. Rather than attacking one person, we must &lsquo;destroy the system of patronage tha... See full details

  8. Limpopo pastor convicted of rape granted bail pending psychologist’s report

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    The police say the case against the pastor has been postponed to October 21 and 22 2019 for sentencing. James Thubakgale, a 57-year-old pastor from Seshego, Limpopo, on Tuesday appeared in the Mankweng Regional Court and was granted R200,000 bail. This after the defence brought in an application that they wanted to consult a... See full details

  9. Estina did not have the R228m for Vrede Dairy Farm project, Zondo hears

    Date: 20 Aug 2019
    &nbsp; <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/DA-FS-Farm-23-e1499886043116-668x418.jpg" alt="Dairy cows on the Vrede dairy farm during a site visit by the leader of the DA, Mmusi Maimane to the farm that was run by Gupta company Estina, 12 July 2017. It was intended to benefit the communiy but has been alleged to be a front for money launde... See full details

  10. More CR17 campaign skeletons - (Part 1)

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    Elite, especially Ntshavheni, accused of using funds to line their own pockets PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa&rsquo;s supporters have accused the CR17 campaign managers, especially Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, of having used them to enrich themselves from the R1 billion raised for his ANC leadership campaign in 2017. They claim that Ntshavheni, who was th... See full details

  11. More CR17 campaign skeletons - (Part 2)

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    &nbsp; B/Fwd fm Part 1&nbsp;&nbsp; A branch leader from Peter Mokaba region said they boycotted the Karibu meeting for the same reasons. &ldquo;We feel betrayed because people were not honest with us. Some of us had used our own salaries to assist this campaign, not knowing th... See full details

  12. ‘Rape’ ordeal leaves boy with nightmares

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    A 13-YEAR-OLD boy is suffering from incessant nightmares and incontinence after he was raped at school &ndash; allegedly by a general worker. The boy, who has Down syndrome and the mental capacity of a 6 year old, was allegedly raped two weeks ago at the Actonville Training Centre Special School in Benoni. The bo... See full details

  13. Suburb is under siege

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    ORANGE Grove is under siege. For the third weekend in a row people, said to be from nearby Alexandra, have raided houses in the 12th and 13th streets area, breaking down gates and doors, and putting furniture onto the streets, sometimes burning along with tyres. Last year the group said they were removing foreign... See full details

  14. CR17 snares more politicians

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    Fikile Mbalula, Zizi Kodwa, EFF MP Tebogo Mokwele join long list of beneficiaries PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa is set to face a tough week as he prepares to submit his reply to oral questions in Parliament on Thursday. This comes amid the revelation of details of his CR17 presidential campaign. Ramaphosa&rsquo;s 2... See full details

  15. Protector braces for court battles

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    Lines up top lawyers to fight challenges by Ramaphosa, Gordhan PUBLIC Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has galvanised top lawyers to help fight court challenges lodged against her by President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan over her remedial actions against them. It is under... See full details

  16. Historic win for African elephants at CITES Conference

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    Ramadiba at the Johannesburg Zoo. Photo: Sarah Koning Wild elephants are no longer allowed to be removed from the wild to be exported to captive facilities. <div cla... See full details

  17. ‘Krugersdorp killers’ get multiple life sentences

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    The trio was found guilty of 32 counts between them, including murder, fraud, racketeering, and robbery. Cecelia Steyn, Marcel Steyn, and Zak Valentine, the trio dubbed the Krugersdorp killers, have been handed multiple life sentences, with Judge Ellem Jacob Francis handing down his final sentencing on Monday. Cecilia Steyn ... See full details

  18. Jiba and Mrwebi ‘peddled misinformation’ to Zuma in plot to get rid of me – Nxasana

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    Former director of public prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Joha... See full details

  19. Accident or murder? Anti-gang unit officer shoots colleague in the head at braai

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    . Sergeant David Hoffman was shot and killed at a braai on Saturday, August 17. Picture: Social media The incident was initially reported as a... See full details

  20. Residents find used coffins during drug ‘raid’

    Date: 19 Aug 2019
    The coffins discovered by residents during a drug 'raid' in Orange Grove. Image: Twitter/@Nyeleti25 Residents of O... See full details

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