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Bathabile Dlamini on SASSA: I have complied with court’s directive

JOHANNESBURG, March 14 (ANA) – Social Development Minister, Bathabile Dlamini, on Tuesday told the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) that she had reasonably complied with its directive to explain why she failed to meet its deadline on Monday. This comes after the ConCourt ordered Dlamini to submit an affidavit explaining why she failed to file an affidavit […]

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Presidency denies knowledge of legal advisor’s participation in Sassa meetings

The presidency on Sunday denied any knowledge of President Jacob Zuma’s legal advisor Michael Hulley’s participation in South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) meeting about grants payments. The presidency said in a statement it had noted a report in the Sunday Times newspaper stating that Hulley had participated in “what the paper calls secret meetings with […]

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ANC commits to returning land in line with land reform policies

JOHANNESBURG, March 12 (ANA) – The African National Congress government is committed to returning land to its rightful owners in line with land reform policies and this should be facilitated by legislation, the party says in its latest policy discussion document on land, released on Sunday. “The Constitution’s commitment to ‘just and equitable’ compensation for […]

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Marikana activist held for 62 days without bail, tells supporters to remain strong

Napoleon Webster appeared in the Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court earlier today for the continuation of his bail hearing with respect to his alleged involvement in a mob murder that took place on 8 December 2016 in Marikana West. On Monday, the State announced that they would be charging a further three people for their involvement in this murder, bringing […]

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Coalition of Civics against Xenophobia to march to Union Buildings

On Thursday, the Coalition of Civics against Xenophobia will march to the Union Buildings against crime, poverty and xenophobia. This march to the Union Buildings follows recent outbreak of attacks against African people in Pretoria West, Mamelodi, Soshanguve and other parts of Tshwane. The Coalition of Civics is a working partnership of civic organisations, political parties, […]