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Archbishop Makgoba calls on parties to ‘tone down’ election rhetoric

JOHANNESBURG, April 17 – Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has called on political parties to “tone down” election rhetoric , which in some cases has escalated to “character assassination”. In statement on Wednesday the archbishop of Cape Town said election observers from religious and civil society groups were calling on political parties in the Western Cape […]

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Public Servants Association calls for urgent action against fraud at SASSA

JOHANNESBURG, April 17 – The Public Servants Association said on Wednesday it was concerned that employees at the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) may have unfairly taken the fall for unscrupulous activities. The PSA said this after a video showing alleged criminals in possession of SASSA cards and money went viral. The alleged criminals boasted […]

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Johannesburg Mayor Mashaba to finally visit Alexandra Monday evening

JOHANNESBURG, April 15 – Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba will finally go to troubled Alexandra on Monday evening, several days after irate residents demanded an audience with him. Residents of Alexandra have been protesting for days over mushrooming shacks and poor service delivery. Last week President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is the African National Congress (ANC) leader, […]

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Limpopo cops arrest two people in connection with alleged kidnapping of a baby

POLOKWANE, April 14 – Two people allegedly involved in snatching a baby at a Mokopane shopping centre last month were arrested in a police operation led by Limpopo deputy police commissioner for crime detection Maj-Gen Samuel Manala on Saturday, Limpopo police said. “During this operation, the alleged child snatcher, a 17-year-old woman, and her 23-year-old […]