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WATCH: Attempted cash-in-transit robbery in Hillbrow

Solly Makganoto JOHANNESBURG, June 22 – Six people were arrested after a police officer was shot and killed and two other people injured in a cash-in-transit (CIT) heist on Thursday, in Hillbrow, Gauteng, the South African Police Services (SAPS) said. Attempted #CITRobbery Hillbrow — Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) June 21, 2018 Spokesperson Colonel Brenda Muridili […]

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Zimbabwe cuts mobile data tariff by 60%

Harare, June 21-  Zimbabwe’s Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) said on Thursday that it had cut the price of mobile data by 60 per cent with effect from July. The regulator said in Harare that it would review charges annually. The agency said that mobile data would cost five cents per megabytes instead of […]

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Constitutional Court confirms ruling on access to information on private political party funding

CAPE TOWN, June 21- South Africa’s Constitutional Court on Thursday confirmed a high court ruling that the private funding of political parties and independent candidates must be made reasonably accessible. The court upheld the earlier Western Cape High Court order that the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) is unconstitutional in this regard and […]

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Blocking highways is economic sabotage, says Cabinet

PARLIAMENT, June 21- Cabinet sees the blocking of highways in South Africa by protestors as economic sabotage, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said on Thursday. Briefing the media on Wednesday’s fortnightly cabinet meeting, Mokonyane condemned the blocking of major highways, a critical part of the country’s transport infrastructure, and called on law enforcement agencies to not […]