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Gauteng MEC Lesufi to appeal court ruling on Hoerskool Overvaal language dispute

PRETORIA, January 16 – Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Monday said his department intended to appeal the judgment made by Judge Bill Prinsloo that 55 English speaking learners cannot be admitted at Hoerskool Overvaal due to capacity. “Let the Constitutional Court legalise racism let the Constitutional Court say you are wrong in requesting our […]

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Afriforum wants Malema, EFF leaders charged over H&M trashing

PRETORIA, January 15 – Civil rights group AfriForum on Monday opened cases of incitement of public violence against leaders of opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), following the vandalism of international clothing stores H&M in South Africa at the weekend. “We filed charges today against three members of the EFF leadership, that is Julius Malema, Floyd […]

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Taxi owner and wife shot dead in KZN

JOHANNESBURG, January 15 – The Dolphin Coast Taxi Association’s Chairperson, Dicky Govender, and his wife Saroj were shot dead along the R102 while they were travelling from Shakaskraal towards oThongathi in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), police said on Monday. Acting KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Weziwe Thusi, said initial reports indicate that an unknown […]

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ANC says firing Johannesburg finance boss is a ploy to obscure real problem

JOHANNESBURG, January 15  – The African National Congress (ANC) in Johannesburg has slammed the firing of the member of mayoral committee (MMC) for finance, Rabelani Dagada, as “a feeble attempt” at detracting attention from what they call the real issue of mismanagement of the City’s finances. This comes after Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Monday […]