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  1. Police threaten to strike

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    THOUSANDS of police officers around the country have threatened to go on strike, despite being classified as essential service staff, following a dispute over promotions. Memoranda and voice messages shared on social media among officers, mainly based at charge offices and not in specialised units, decry the manner in wh... See full details

  2. Unions weigh in on SSA issue

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    Cosatu calls on Ramaphosa to take swift action after his release of report into probe of security agency PRESSURE is mounting on President Cyril Ramaphosa to act against those implicated in illegal activities at the State Security Agency (SSA). Yesterday, the ANC’s alliance partner, Cosatu, led the charge... See full details

  3. Khwinana murder suspect may not be identified – ruling

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    THE 35-year-old man who briefly appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the murder of Matwetwe actor Sibusiso Khwinana is yet to go for an identification parade. Scores of media personnel flooded courtroom 16 where the Kiswahili-speaking man appeared on charges of murder, robbery with aggravating circum... See full details

  4. DA claim referred for inquiry

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    It is high time the ANC pays back every cent of the money it has received from Bosasa Mmusi Maimane Leader of the DA THE Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is set to investigate ANC rooms which were allegedly funded over a period of three years by the controversial facilities manag... See full details

  5. DA claim referred for inquiry

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    It is high time the ANC pays back every cent of the money it has received from Bosasa Mmusi Maimane Leader of the DA THE Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is set to investigate ANC rooms which were allegedly funded over a period of three years by the controversial facilities manag... See full details

  6. Koko ‘intervened to force substandard coal deal’

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    Eskom official says he was ordered to accept coal from Gupta-owned mine THE Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has once again heard how former Eskom executive Matshela Koko allegedly used his power to enable Gupta-owned Tegeta to supply the utility with substandard coal. <img id="a... See full details

  7. Comair grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 after Ethiopia crash

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    The airline initially said it would not ground the plane, as it believed it to be safe. Though experts argued that there was no fundamental reason to do so, Comair has decided to remove its 737 MAX 8 from its flight schedule, after an Ethiopian aircraft of the same model crashed and killed all 157 people on board minutes after take ... See full details

  8. Politicians accused of using migrants as a scapegoat for SA’s problems

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    Foreign Nationals are seen during their march against Xenophobi... See full details

  9. Excessive CEO salaries are bleeding SANBS dry

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    Of the 54 million South African population, only 480 000 people &ndash; which is less than one per cent of the po... See full details

  10. Ramaphosa made SSA report public to get back at Zuma – expert

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    The Sapu president believes changing the system&rsquo;s framework, not firing the SSA head, will kill the rot. A damning report on political collusion in the State Security Agency (SSA) has upped the ante in President Cyril Ramaphosa&rsquo;s battle against political opponents in the ANC, experts say. The DA is pushing for SS... See full details

  11. JAILBIRD IMPOSTOR DEFRAUDS MINISTERS

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    Scammer solicits over R30 000, figure to rise A SENTENCED prisoner who allegedly cloned the SIM card of former Kwa-Zulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu and used the politician&rsquo;s cellphone number to defraud cabinet ministers has been caught. The total amount that Lucky Nhlanhla Sokhela, 25, managed to solicit i... See full details

  12. Mahlobo shrugs off SSA report

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    FORMER state security minister David Mahlobo has shrugged off calls for action to be taken against him in the wake of a report which found that the State Security Agency (SSA) was looted and used in ANC factional fights. On Saturday, President Cyril Ramaphosa authorised the publication of the report of the high-level rev... See full details

  13. Celtic boss in wrangle over bill

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    Builder says Tshabalala owes him R150 000, but only gave him R500 &lsquo;to go buy food&rsquo; BLOEMFONTEIN Celtic owner Max Tshabalala has been accused of owing a Gauteng businessman more than R150 000 after the soccer boss was awarded a R48 million tender to build a school. Cyprian Junior Myanga, 53, showed T... See full details

  14. Remove corrupt leaders: IFP

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    IFP LEADER Mangosuthu Buthelezi has called on voters to remove from state power those who liberated them &ndash; but later became corrupt and looted state resources. The elderly statesman, who recently announced he would not be returning to Parliament, although he would remain the face of the party&rsquo;s campaign, was ... See full details

  15. Vow to crack down on illegal migrants

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    THE ANC government has vowed to crack down on undocumented immigrants, some of whom are involved in illegal activities. Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele yesterday promised tough measures against those who had crossed the country&rsquo;s borders illegally. &ldquo;As the ANC government we will deal with illega... See full details

  16. Ex-SABC boss threatens to implicate ANC leaders

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    &lsquo;They are going to be in trouble because I was not captured by them &ndash; they tried&rsquo;: Motsoeneng CONTROVERSIAL former SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng has threatened to implicate a number of ANC leaders if he is called before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. Motsoeneng was ... See full details

  17. ANC wants sex pests in court

    Date: 11 Mar 2019
    The ANC also plans to solicit the input of the Commission for Gender Equality Dakota Legoete ANC spokesperson THE ANC has indicated that it will push for immediate criminal prosecution of employees who are implicated in allegations of rape and sexual assault. Yesterday, the party r... See full details

  18. Zuma hits back over spy report, claims panel featured apartheid collaborators

    Date: 10 Mar 2019
    The former president has once again threatened that people may &lsquo;regret&rsquo; opening a &lsquo;can of worms&rsquo;. Former president Jacob Zuma appears to have hit back on Sunday evening against the report of a special review panel investigating the State Security Agency (SSA), which made numerous unflattering claims about how... See full details

  19. Crystal Park High School assault case could see more arrests

    Date: 10 Mar 2019
    Five of the learners have already been arrested and have appeared in court, but more arrests are imminent, according to police. More arrests are expected in the assault case that took place at a high school in Benoni this week, reports EWN... See full details

  20. One suspect arrested as funeral of slain Matwetwe actor gets underway

    Date: 09 Mar 2019
    Image: Twitter/@GautengProvince The late actor&rsquo;s friends and co-star formed a guard of honour around his coffin, while it was announced that one person has been arrested and two are being pursued.<... See full details

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