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Alleged toy gun hijacker shot

JOHANNESBURG, July 6 – A man, who allegedly tried to hi-jack a motorist with a toy gun, was critically injured in Johannesburg on Wednesday afternoon, after he was shot in the chest. Johannesburg Metro police department (JMPD) spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said the driver was travelling in a Fiat at the corner of Lilian Ngoyi and Pixley […]

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Brick manufacturrers charged for cartel conduct

JOHANNESBURG, July 5  – Corobrik, a well-known manufacturer and supplier of bricks, pavers including clay and concrete blocks in South Africa, and five other brick makers, have been charged for price fixing and division of markets, the Competition Commission said on Wednesday. This follows an investigation launched by the Commission in April against Corobrik, Era Bricks, Eston […]

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Government has no intention of amending Constitution on SA Reserve Bank’s mandate

CAPE TOWN, July 5 – Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has instructed legal counsel to institute judicial review proceedings in a bid to have Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings and remedial action on Absa Bank and the SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) set aside, his office announced on Wedneday afternoon. In her report titled “Alleged Failure to […]

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MPs perturbed by break-in at Hawks HQ

PARLIAMENT, July 5  – Parliament’s portfolio committee on police on Wednesday said it would summon the acting head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), more commonly known as the Hawks, to the legislature to explain how its headquarters in Pretoria was burgled. “The Committee finds it difficult to comprehend how this burglary occurred […]