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Zimbabwe’s pastor Evan Mawarire arrested at Harare airport – Update plus photo

HARARE, February 1 (ANA) – Exiled #ThisFlag movement leader and cleric Evan Mawarire has been arrested on Wednesday, just after he landed at the Harare International Airport. Mawarire, who led protests in Zimbabwe last year calling for President Robert Mugabe’s administration to provide the promised 2.2 million jobs during the ruling party Zanu PF’s campaign […]

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Wits fires professor over sexual misconduct

JOHANNESBURG, February 1 (ANA) – A professor at the University of Witwatersrand accused of sexually harassing colleagues at the institution has been found guilty and dismissed on Wednesday, Vice-Chancellor and Principal Adam Habib said. Three women laid complaints against the academic with the institution’s Gender Equity Office (GEO) last year, which subsequently investigated the case, […]

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SASSA wants Concourt to “suspend invalidity” of CPS contract to ensure social grants are paid

PARLIAMENT, February 1 (ANA) – The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) confirmed it would be approaching the Constitutional Court soon to ask that they suspend the invalidity of its contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), which distributes social grants to close to 18 million South Africans. Raphaahle Ramokgopa, the executive manager for strategy and […]