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Mabuza chairs successful AIDS council Inter-Ministerial Committee meeting

PORT ELIZABETH, November 29 – Deputy President David Mabuza chaired a successful South African National AIDS Council Inter-Ministerial Committee meeting on Thursday at Tuynhuys, Parliament, the Presidency said in a statement. The deputy president chairs SANAC, which brings together the government, civil society, the private sector and development partners to discuss policies and monitor the […]

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16 International Pentecost Holiness Church members in the dock for murder

JOHANNESBURG, November 30 – Sixteen members of International Pentecost Holiness Church (IPHC), who were involved in a fight that led to a deadly stone-throwing confrontation which resulted in the death of one person, have appeared in the Soshanguve Magistrate’s Court, in Tshwane, where they were released on bail of R2,000 each. The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation – […]

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Counterfeit goods worth R25 million seized in Johannesburg Inner City – Mayor

JOHANNESBURG, November 30 – Counterfeit goods that include footwear, clothes and watches labelled as well-known brands such as Adidas, Nike, Puma and All Stars – worth an estimated R25 million – have been seized by police after a raid in the inner city, Mayor Herman Mashaba revealed on Friday morning. “Yesterday, I was informed that counterfeit goods […]

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ConCourt hears argument in favour of allowing parents to spank children

JOHANNESBURG, November 29 – Freedom of Religion South Africa (FORSA) argued before the Constitutional Court on Thursday that there is no evidence to support argument that ‘reasonable chastisement’, in the form of physical punishment, contributes to violence in society. The civil organisation believes that the 2017 judgment which ruled it illegal for parents to spank their children, […]

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City of Joburg cuts ties with controversial fund managers Regiments

OHANNESBURG, November 29  – The City of Joburg (COJ) on Thursday announced it has approved a report authorising settlement negotiations with Regiments Capital Fund Managers (Regiments) in order to terminate its relationship with that institution, which has allegedly been linked to state capture. Forensic reports implicated Regiments in possible wrong doing. The fund managers were […]