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Apartheid-era cop fabricating, hiding truth at #TimolInquest

PRETORIA, August 2 – Apartheid-era police officer, Jan Rodrigues, who was the last person to see anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol alive, was on Tuesday accused of hiding the truth from the reopened inquest into his death.   Cross-examining Rodrigues in the High Court in Pretoria, State Advocate Torie Pretorius, SC, said the former police sergeant was “not playing […]

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Cosatu welcomes suspension of CEF board members

JOHANNESBURG, August 1 – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Tuesday, welcomed the suspension of the entire Central Energy Fund (CEF) board members by Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi over the sale of 10.3 million barrels of the country’s strategic oil reserves. ”Cosatu welcomes the decision by Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi and for demanding an explanation […]

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Four arrested for attempted robbery outside Johannesburg mall

JOHANNESBURG, August 1 – Four men were arrested outside Cresta shopping centre, north of Johannesburg, on Tuesday before they could reportedly commit a robbery, Gauteng police said. Police spokesperson, Captain Kay Makhubela, said the four were travelling in a white hatchback vehicle towards the shopping centre when police became suspicious and followed them. ”Upon reaching the […]