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Cape Town’s Peter Jacobs new SA Police Service crime intelligence boss

CAPE TOWN, March 30 –  Anthony “Peter” Jacobs is the new boss of the Crime Intelligence division in the South African Police Service (SAPS). In an announcement on Thursday afternoon, police minister Bheki Cele said Jacobs, the former head of crime intelligence in the Western Cape province, takes up his new role immediately as lieutenant-general. […]

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NMB council comes to a standstill

PORT ELIZABETH, March 29  – A Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting had seen no progress six hours into it on Thursday and came to a complete standstill. The special council meeting where several motions were expected to be tabled , including a motion to oust Mayor Athol Trollip, was adjourned before lunch. The meeting was marred with […]

Lead Opinion South Africa

Eskom’s engineered privatisation at the hand of forced Renewable Energy IPPS!

Phapano Pasha Where are the black intellectuals and black businesspeople when White minority and foreign capital including the politically connected within the ANC  are about to benefit from another self-invented social grant scheme worth over R1.4 trillion in the form of IPPs that will see dividends flowing out of this country for the next 15 […]

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Preliminary results show Egypt’s Sisi leading voting – Reports

Cairo, March 29 – Preliminary results show President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi is leading Egypt’s presidential election with 21.5 million votes, state-owned newspaper Akhbar el-Youm reported on Thursday. Al-Sisi is running almost unchallenged after the other serious candidates were either arrested or intimidated and he is widely expected to win a second four-year term. The electoral commission […]

Business In The News South Africa

Sassa assures beneficiaries of April grants payment

JOHANNESBURG, March 29 –  The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) says beneficiaries can expect social grants payments from April 1 following another extension of Net1’s Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) contract by the Constitutional Court. ”All our systems are ready, beneficiaries are assured that they will receive their social grants come April, without any disruptions. Social grant payments will commence on 1 […]

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Nelson Mandela Bay special council meeting marred by disruption and scuffle

PORT ELIZABETH, March 29 – A special council meeting in Nelson Mandela Bay could not get underway on Thursday because of disruptions from opposition parties. Several motions were expected to be tabled including a motion to have Mayor Athol Trollip removed, but a scuffle broke out between Economic Freedom Fighter member Zilindile Vena and Democratic Alliance […]