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SAPS crime intelligence officer appears in court on theft, fraud charges

PRETORIA, December 18 – A member of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) crime intelligence unit appeared in the Specialized Commercial Crime Court in Pretoria, facing charges including theft and defrauding the police service of more than R500,000. The bail application of Morris Lesiba Tshabalala, alias Captain KGB, was postponed to Friday. According to the charge […]

International Lead

President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: “I’ll beat Oprah”

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump. “I’ll beat Oprah,” the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, “I don’t think she’s going to run.” Asked about all the presidential speculation suddenly swirling around Winfrey, the typically pugilistic Trump steered clear of nasty […]

Business Lead South Africa

Numsa condemns Eskom decision to re-instate Matshela Koko, threatens legal steps

JOHANNESBURG, January 6 – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemns the decision by the Eskom board to re-instate former acting CEO Matshela Koko and acting head of group capital Prish Govender to their positions, and threatened legal action over the “seemingly bogus disciplinary process”. Koko was disciplined for nepotism and […]