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Bodies of last two miners trapped at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine recovered

JOHANNESBURG, August 31 – The bodies of two mineworkers who were trapped underground at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville have been recovered, nearly a week after the seismic incident. Harmony Gold said on Thursday that rescue workers had located and recovered the bodies of the two remaining mineworkers who had been unaccounted for after a tremor […]

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Zuma says he was not involved in granting Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

PARLIAMENT, August 31 – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, told the National Assembly he was not involved in the decision to extend diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace after she allegedly assaulted a South African woman this month. Answering a question from Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane, Zuma said it was wrong […]

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Senior Northern Cape municipal officials sentenced for corruption

KIMBERLEY, August 31 – A former municipal manager and chief financial officer at the Karoo Hoogland Municipality in the Northern Cape, and a bogus company owner, have been sentenced for corruption by the Williston Regional Court. Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) spokesperson, Captain Philani Nkwalase, said Louis Nothnagel, 55, the former Hoogland municipal manager […]