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  1. Murder convict now a free man

    Date: 30 Sep 2017
    Alleged killer of model Genevieve Mothupi acquitted THE truth behind the death of model and Miss Soweto finalist Genevieve Mothupi may never be known after the acquittal of the only suspect linked to the crime scene. &nbsp; <img id="artObject"... See full details

  2. Father’s ‘killer acts as if nothing wrong’

    Date: 30 Sep 2017
    Grieving family too scared to leave own house EVERY day for the past three weeks, Brandon Naidoo has had to walk past the man who allegedly murdered his father. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://cdn2-img.pressreader.com/pressdisplay/docserver/getimage.aspx?regionguid=b1846d... See full details

  3. EPWP jobs abuse over in Tshwane

    Date: 30 Sep 2017
    The City has put in place a new framework to avoid nepotism. A large group of 23 000 unemployed youths will have the opportunity to join the Expanded Public Works Programme, but those who hoped their political affiliation would get them jobs will be disappointed. The Tshwane council voted on Thursday in favour of the new pol... See full details

  4. Crush criminals, Mbalula tells cops

    Date: 30 Sep 2017
    Amid a wave of violent crime, retrained officers will focus on Gauteng. South Africa is being swamped by extremely violent crime, Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula said yesterday, relaunching strengthened Tactical Response Teams (TRT) and tracking teams and a serious pushback against criminals. Addressing 200 newly-retrained TRT officers at the police academy in Pretoria W... See full details

  5. Grade 2 pupil who brought loaded gun to school sent for psychological assessment

    Date: 30 Sep 2017
    The gun is understood to belong to the boy&rsquo;s father. Gauteng education department has confirmed that the Grade 2 pupil who brought a fully loaded gun on Tuesday&nbsp;to a primary school in Brakpan, east of Johannesburg, will be taken for psychological assessment. Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi shocked Twitter on Thursday when he uploaded... See full details

  6. D-DAY FOR PIC BOSS

    Date: 29 Sep 2017
    Internal audit report to be tabled today at special board meeting EMBATTLED Public Investment Corporation (PIC) boss Dan Matjila will have to put on a rearguard fight today as the board of the state pensions company meets in a crucial special meeting. The Star understands that Matjila will have to fight of... See full details

  7. Association with the Guptas ‘carried high risk’

    Date: 29 Sep 2017
    Cont from: D-Day for PIC Boss These documents included her resignation letter, dated March 2016, where she wrote of the &ldquo;exceptionally high risk&rdquo; attendant with being associated with the Guptas and their associates as the reasons for leaving Trillian. On Wednesday, Cosatu president S&rsquo;dumo Dlamini said they had written to Gigaba askin... See full details

  8. State flouts labour laws – PSC

    Date: 29 Sep 2017
    THE PUBLIC Service Commission (PSC) has expressed concern that government departments are often in contempt of Labour Court rulings. In its annual report tabled to Parliament yesterday, the PSC said it had observed in the 2016/17 financial year an increase in the number of grievances lodged by public officials on non-... See full details

  9. Joburg Cosatu marchers frustrated over the better life that hasn’t come

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    Each had their own story to tell and their own battles to fight. They came in an energetic red tide, driven by anger and frustration that the better life they have been endlessly promised is still a faraway dream. There was singing, dancing and the waving of placards, and the marches throughout the country went off peacefull... See full details

  10. Cosatu and SACP’s grievances are legitimate, says analyst

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2017/09/cosatu-capture-10-806x537.jpg?x43552" alt="Supporters of the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (Cosatu) and affiliate unions march through Johannesburg, 27 September 2017, in a show of force against corruption and state capture. The placards read: &quot;Zuma must go&quot;. Thousands marched through th... See full details

  11. Parliament, MPs medical aid fund dump KPMG

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    The consultancy firm continues to lose clients and contracts in the wake of its Gupta and SARS scandals. The embattled auditing firm KPMG has just lost two more clients after both parliament and the Parmed medical scheme terminated their contracts with the company. Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo confirmed to <a href=... See full details

  12. KPMG apology inadequate, says Van Loggerenberg

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    The former Sars CEO also called on the auditing firm to comply with their stator duties to report any evidence of money laundering. Former Sars&nbsp;group executive Johann van Loggerenberg believes KPMG&rsquo;s apologies are wholly inadequate to those they harmed and that the firm should fully retract its report on the so-called Sar... See full details

  13. FAMILY’S TRAGIC FIND

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    Mom identifies body after yearlong search HOPE turned to grief for a mother this week when she identified the body of her missing daughter at a state mortuary after a year-long search. Last week, The Star revealed details of Linda Matati, 23, going missing at a party in the south of Joburg after accepting a lift fro... See full details

  14. Marching against corruption

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    Rolling mass action across the whole of South Africa DEPUTY National Assembly speaker Lechesa Tsenoli&rsquo;s presence loomed large during yesterday&rsquo;s nationwide marches against state capture, as the senior alliance leader vowed that he could no longer remain silent on the matter. <span id="artObjectWrap" class="art-object ar... See full details

  15. Teacher abuse programmes ‘ineffective’

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    THE SOUTH African Council of Educators (Sace) says its advocacy work, aimed at promoting professionalism among teachers and preventing abuse, has not had the desired impact. Several teachers have been cited for corporal punishment, which is illegal, and the sexual abuse of pupils in their care, despite awareness programmes aimed at reduci... See full details

  16. Man who allegedly raped a Sunnyside lesbian appears in court

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    THE case of a 25-year-old man accused of raping a lesbian in Sunnyside last week was postponed to next month for further investigations and a formal bail application. The suspect made a brief appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate&rsquo;s Court for the alleged rape, which took place in the victim&rsquo;s friend&rsquo;s... See full details

  17. Cosatu requests meeting with Gigaba over PIC

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    COSATU president S&rsquo;dumo Dlamini said yesterday that the union had written to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba requesting a meeting to gain clarity on allegations that the National Treasury was planning to dip into the pension funds managed by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to bail out ailing state-owned entities. Dlamini, spe... See full details

  18. ‘Special jail’ for the corrupt – Makhura

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    GAUTENG Premier David Makhura says those implicated in state capture should be thrown into a &ldquo;special jail&rdquo;. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://cdn2-img.pressreader.com/pressdisplay/docserver/getimage.aspx?re... See full details

  19. Former KZN premier fears for his life

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    &lsquo;Face of Ramaphosa&rsquo; in province says volatile situation is concerning FORMER KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu has expressed concerns about his safety, saying his fears are based on the political instability within the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal. Mchunu, who has been seen as the chief lobbyist for Dep... See full details

  20. Family battling to cope after daughter’s brutal murder

    Date: 28 Sep 2017
    LIMPOPO: Months after her daughter was murdered in a suspected act of domestic violence, Joyce Rasilavhi says the arrest of the man who allegedly killed Portia Rasilavhi, 35, has reopened wounds. Portia, who lived in Nzhelele village, outside Louis Trichardt (Makhado), was brutally killed earlier this year, allegedly ... See full details

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