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Tributes pour in for slain former ANCYL leader Sindiso Magaqa

JOHANNESBURG, September 5 – The KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, on Tuesday added her voice to the growing list of tributes for uMzimkhulu Municipality Councillor, Sindiso Magaqa. The former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) secretary general, who was hospitalised in July after he and two other colleagues were shot at several times […]

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Zimbabwe spirals out of control ahead of polls

HARARE – VIOLENT clashes within Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s party(Zanu PF), infighting in the opposition and skirmishes between soldiers and police have sparked fear ahead of elections next year. Ahead of the polls, rights groups bemoaned the rise in violations perpetrated in defence of Mugabe’s family. Those resisting or criticising the family, particularly First Lady […]

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MPs recommend 12 names for SABC board

PARLIAMENT, September 5 – After a laborious morning in Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications, MPs on Tuesday named the 12 people they would recommend to serve on the SABC board.   Parties agreed on eight names – Khanyisile Kweyama, Mathatha Tsedu, Michael Markovitz, Nomvuyiso Batyi, Rachel Kalidass, Victor Rambau, John Matisonn, and Jack Phalane.   Choosing the […]