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  1. Agrizzi in racism row after calling Bosasa director ‘Romeo’, allegedly after his pet monkey

    Date: 18 Aug 2019
    Trevor Mathenjwa says he realised he was insulted rather than complimented by the former Bosasa COO in a notorious audio clip. Former COO of hugely controversial facilities management company Bosasa, Angelo Agrizzi, has been accused of racism again, after former Bosasa director Trevor Mathenjwa discovered that “Romeo”, a... See full details

  2. Search for SA teachers hots up

    Date: 17 Aug 2019
    Vietnam: Gift of the Givers steps in JOHN Bothma and Mushfiq Daniels lived in the same city, came from the same country, worked as teachers, and then vanished under mysterious circumstances. They didn’t appear to know each other, but the similarities between the two men is what humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers wan... See full details

  3. Ramaphosa under pressure amid party funding scrutiny

    Date: 17 Aug 2019
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  4. Life Esidimeni: Investigating unit after ‘corrupt’ NGOS

    Date: 17 Aug 2019
    THE Special Investigating Unit is going after NGOS who fleeced the government of millions of rands after the patients at Life Esidimeni were long removed. This comes after the SIU successfully won a case in the high court, against two NGOS, as the court ordered that the two organisations must pay back more than R660000. SIU spokesper... See full details

  5. Ramaphosa gets banking records submitted by Mkhwebane sealed

    Date: 15 Aug 2019
    Cyril Ramaphosa (picture: Siyabulela Duda) and Busisiwe Mkhwebane (Picture: Jacques Nelles) The president&rsquo;s lawy... See full details

  6. Charges against KFC assault-accused provisionally withdrawn

    Date: 15 Aug 2019
    The accused are still awaiting the outcome of the representations they made to the National Prosecuting Authority. The state has provisionally withdrawn charges against five men accused of assaulting a couple at a KFC drive-through section in Montana, Pretoria, more than two years ago. Appearing briefly in the Pretoria North... See full details

  7. Mkhwebane to appeal costs order over Estina report

    Date: 15 Aug 2019
    The public protector must pay 85% of the costs in her official capacity and 7.5% in her personal capacity. Oupa Segalwe, spokesperson for the public protector, says she will seek to appeal the latest costs order against her. More woes for the public protector came in the form of a ruling of the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria... See full details

  8. WATCH: Tobacco boss Simon Rudland shot in Joburg assassination attempt

    Date: 15 Aug 2019
    Screenshot from CCTV footage of Simon Rutland's shooting. A scene that appears to escalate the SA &lsquo;tobacco wars&rsquo; played out on Wednesday mor... See full details

  9. Call for a CR17 fund inquiry

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    Focus on politics and money relationship AT LEAST two political analysts have called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish a judicial commission of inquiry into the funding of his ANC presidential campaign. Alternately, they say, he should expand the terms of reference of the Zondo commission to include for... See full details

  10. Muslim family Eid terror at estate

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    KICKS flew and car tyres were slashed as Muslims came under attack from other residents at a Midrand estate in Joburg over a sheep and bull being prepared for slaughter to celebrate the religious Eid Mubarak ceremony. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=1052a2... See full details

  11. Mayor’s supporters pondering legal challenge to axing

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    HOURS after the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal confirmed it had fired Zandile Gumede as eThekwini mayor, her supporters started a two-pronged legal process to fight the axing. The leader of the group, Mzomuhle Dube, told Independent Media yesterday that the legal challenge would start this week at the Pietermaritzburg High Court, ... See full details

  12. Matric pair expelled over attack

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    School finds two guilty of attempted rape TWO Gauteng matric learners accused of attempting to rape a Grade 9 girl have been expelled from the school. Cautious optimism greeted Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi&rsquo;s visit yesterday to Thuto Lesedi Secondary School in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni, where he acknow... See full details

  13. Spate of attacks after cash withdrawals

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    POLICE have warned residents in Ga-Rankuwa to be vigilant after withdrawing money from malls and banks. According to the police, criminals have been following people to their homes and robbing them of the money they had withdrawn. In two instances, people have been killed. A pensioner, who lived alone, was targeted after withdrawing ... See full details

  14. Hanekom must pay a heavy price, says Niehaus

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    Some senior MK veterans are set to go to court to support Zuma when he and Hanekom face off SENIOR members of Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) say senior ANC official Derek Hanekom must pay a heavy price for colluding with the EFF to oust former president Jacob Zuma in August 2017. Last m... See full details

  15. Pre-1994 farm deal was dodgy

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    DEPUTY Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has asked his staff to probe a dodgy pre-1994 deal of 4 400 hectares on which the Gupta family established the Estina dairy farm. The Zondo Commission of Inquiry into state capture yesterday heard more explosive evidence that the farm, known as Krynaauwslust, valued at R30 million, was ... See full details

  16. Prosecute, jail corrupt – Jonas

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    FORMER deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has warned there will be no faith in President Cyril Ramaphosa&rsquo;s administration and the criminal justice system if high-profile politicians and public servants who took part in state capture and corruption are not prosecuted and jailed. Jonas has made these comments in h... See full details

  17. DA vows to fight NHI bill ‘to end’

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    THE DA has threatened to fight the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill right up to the county&rsquo;s apex court. The bill was introduced last week to the national legislature by health minister Zweli Mkhize and has since been referred to the health portfolio committee for consideration. Briefing the media in Parliament yesterday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the bill fell shor... See full details

  18. Jiba still reeling from Agrizzi’s ‘reputational damage’

    Date: 14 Aug 2019
    &lsquo;The collateral damage that was done cannot be lost,&rsquo; says the axed NPA director&rsquo;s lawyer. National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) former deputy national director Nomgcobo Jiba is still reeling from the effects of reputational damage caused by the January testimony of former Bosasa chief oper... See full details

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