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Afriforum wants Malema, EFF leaders charged over H&M trashing

PRETORIA, January 15 – Civil rights group AfriForum on Monday opened cases of incitement of public violence against leaders of opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), following the vandalism of international clothing stores H&M in South Africa at the weekend. “We filed charges today against three members of the EFF leadership, that is Julius Malema, Floyd […]

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Taxi owner and wife shot dead in KZN

JOHANNESBURG, January 15 – The Dolphin Coast Taxi Association’s Chairperson, Dicky Govender, and his wife Saroj were shot dead along the R102 while they were travelling from Shakaskraal towards oThongathi in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), police said on Monday. Acting KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Weziwe Thusi, said initial reports indicate that an unknown […]

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ANC says firing Johannesburg finance boss is a ploy to obscure real problem

JOHANNESBURG, January 15  – The African National Congress (ANC) in Johannesburg has slammed the firing of the member of mayoral committee (MMC) for finance, Rabelani Dagada, as “a feeble attempt” at detracting attention from what they call the real issue of mismanagement of the City’s finances. This comes after Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Monday […]

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Woolworths says group sales up 2.5 pct in first 26 weeks of 2018 financial year

JOHANNESBURG, January 15 – South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Limited said on Monday group sales for the first 26 weeks of the 2018 financial year increased by 2.5 percent over the previous period. The company said in South Africa, Woolworths Fashion, Beauty and Home sales decreased by 0.2 percent , with comparable store sales 3.4 […]