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  1. Setback for Sars ‘rogue unit’ trio

    Date: 11 May 2019
    Court says delay in aquiring docket normal FORMER South African Revenue Services officials – then acting commissioner Ivan Pillay, Andries Janse van Rensburg and Johann van Loggerenberg – lost the first round in their bid to have charges against them relating to the so-called rogue unit dropped. But... See full details

  2. Cope MP Deidre Carter says she ‘proved’ she could have voted five times in one hour

    Date: 09 May 2019
        Picture: Twitter/Deidre Carter  The ‘indelible ink’ issue has never before plagued an SA election as it has this time around. In te... See full details

  3. State capture inquiry to hear more on the undoing of Transnet

    Date: 09 May 2019
    The SOE was allegedly compromised by former executives and board members who pushed through questionable transactions to benefit themselves, close friends and associates. More testimony on how the abuse of power and neglect of fiduciary duty by former Transnet executives compromised the state-owned enterprise’s (SOE’s) g... See full details

  4. Official gets ‘caught’ by EFF carrying ballot boxes without a security escort

    Date: 09 May 2019
     An EFF member showed utter disgust at what he alleged to be possible misconduct. A trending video on Wednesday appears to show an apparent IEC official caught out carrying what an EFF party agent alleges to be ballot boxe... See full details

  5. SA decides amid protests

    Date: 08 May 2019
    More police, army personnel deployed to monitor voting stations IT’S all systems go for the country’s sixth provincial and national elections, with more than 22.9 million registered voters expected to cast their votes at the 22 924 voting stations across the country. Yesterday, the Electoral Commiss... See full details

  6. Crèche moms tell of abuse

    Date: 08 May 2019
    Women fume as suspect goes free FIVE more mothers have come forward to tell how their children were allegedly physically abused at the Ninnies Neuron’s Crèche on the West Rand. The abuse at the illegal Carletonville facility was revealed when videos went viral on social media allegedly showing one of the caregivers ass... See full details

  7. Transnet’s ‘horror’ R18bn loot

    Date: 08 May 2019
    RAMPANT looting cost Transnet up to R18 billion but the troubled stateowned company has assured the country it was recovering some of the stolen money from its former executives and Gupta associates. Transnet chairperson Popo Molefe yesterday revealed that the loss to the logistics, freight and rail transport company could be as much as R18b... See full details

  8. Popo Molefe describes ‘horror show’ graft at Transnet

    Date: 07 May 2019
    Transnet chairperson Popo Molefe is pictured as he gives testimony at the Commission of Inquiry into S... See full details

  9. Man accused of murdering hearing-impaired karate instructor gets bail

    Date: 07 May 2019
    The late Dheenadayalan Reddy  The victim was allegedly hit with a bar table and kicked in the stomach during a brutal assault at Hotel Savera in KZN. The 25-year... See full details

  10. Driver runs over security guard in Stellenbosch shopping complex

    Date: 07 May 2019
    A screenshot of the moment the security guard is run over by a driver disobeying the rules of the parking lot. Image: Twitter/@justR... See full details

  11. Shivambu requested secret payments from top businessman – report

    Date: 07 May 2019
    The EFF’s Floyd Shivambu, left, reacts as Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema briefs the media, 13... See full details

  12. Journalist’s death: car number plate found

    Date: 07 May 2019
    POLICE have found the number plate of the car that killed journalist Ngwako Modjadji in an apparent hit-and-run accident at the weekend. Joburg metro police department (JMPD) spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said that on the scene they found a number plate that fell off a car believed to be the one involved in the incident.</p... See full details

  13. Molefe to shed light on corruption at Transnet

    Date: 07 May 2019
    ONE of the Gupta-linked companies&rsquo; multimillion-rand contract with state-owned freight and rail transport company Transnet is expected to come under scrutiny at the state capture inquiry. The commission is scheduled to hear the evidence of Transnet chairperson Popo Molefe and go through up to 26 000 pages detailing... See full details

  14. BLF slogan constitutes hate speech, court rules

    Date: 07 May 2019
    Registration issues may have serious consequences for electoral representation, claims FF+ JUST a day before the elections, Black First Land First (BLF) has been dealt a serious blow after the Equality Court found it guilty of hate speech. The court found the party&rsquo;s slogan &ldquo;Land or Death&rdquo; to ... See full details

  15. Bid to stop report slammed

    Date: 07 May 2019
    COUNSEL for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane yesterday lashed out at minister Gugile Nkwinti for trying to stop her from making public a report in which she made adverse findings against him regarding the purchase of a farm. The Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, was told by Mkhwebane&rsquo;s advocate that Water and Sanita... See full details

  16. Prayer plea for hostage

    Date: 06 May 2019
    Captors seek $1.5m, anxious to conclude deal fearing photojournalist could be killed THE FAMILY of kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed have asked for &ldquo;continued prayers&ldquo;for his safe return after a ransom request of $1.5 million (R21.5m) was made by his captors last week. This comes after a proof-of-life video was released on April 26 to relief organisation Gift... See full details

  17. No joy for stoic defrauded auctioneer

    Date: 06 May 2019
    A JOHANNESBURG auctioneer still hasn&rsquo;t received a cent back from the Zimbabwean granny who defrauded him of antique goods and jewellery worth more than R700 000. Elizabeth Nyathi, 53, the former deputy president of Zimbabwe&rsquo;s Affirmative Action Group (AAG), was sentenced to six years in prison at the Johannes... See full details

  18. They shot at me, dropped k-word after finding out I was black, stripper alleges

    Date: 05 May 2019
    The stripper&rsquo;s agent, however, says her allegations are &lsquo;all a lie&rsquo;. A stripper from Johannesburg says she had a gun pulled on her and was chased away from a bachelor&rsquo;s party without payment after the groom-to-be&rsquo;s father found out that she was black, <a href="https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sundayworld/n... See full details

  19. Journalist Ngwako Modjadji killed in alleged hit and run

    Date: 05 May 2019
    The late Ngoako Modjadji. Pciture: Twitter (@MbuyiseniNdlozi) The senior City Press reporter&rsquo;s passing has been confirmed by his niece.... See full details

  20. Magashule and Zuma met in secret to help form ATM – report

    Date: 05 May 2019
    Jacob Zuma with ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule. Picture: Facebook/ANC According to an affidavit, Magashule even came up wit... See full details

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