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Coach Giovanni Solinas issued work permit, will be on Chiefs’ bench for season’s opener

JOHANNESBURG, July 31  – Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that coach Giovanni Solinas has received his work permit and will be sitting on the bench for the opening fixture of the new Absa Premiership season. “We are happy that the coach has received his papers,” Amakhosi’s Football Manager Bobby Motaung confirmed on Tuesday. “Solinas has been […]

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Eskom ropes in CCMA to mediate wage talks

JOHANNESBURG, July 31  – Eskom said on Tuesday that it has requested the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to intervene and facilitate the protracted wage negotiations between the power utility and workers unions. “Eskom has sought the services of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to facilitate the engagement between the organisation and union […]

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Glebelands man gunned down

JOHANNESBURG, July 31  – The Independent Community Activist for Human Rights & Social Justice said on Tuesday that community members had reported that a resident of Block 48 in KwaZulu-Natal’s notoriously violent Glebelands hostel had died in “a hail of bullets” at the area’s Chiefs Tavern. Independent Community Activist for Human Rights & Social Justice […]

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Gender commission welcomes court decision on Mugabe immunity

OHANNESBURG, July 31 – The Commission for Gender Equality has welcomed a high court ruling that the South African government’s decision to grant former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity was unconstitutional. The commission was admitted as a friend of the court in an application brought by Afriforum and the Democratic Alliance (DA) challenging government granting Mugabe immunity last […]