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Gordhan’s case against Malema, Shivambu transferred to High Court

JOHANNESBURG, February 11  – State Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Equality Court challenge against Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) leader Julius Malema and his deputy Floyd Shivambu was on Monday, transferred to the High Court. Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi initiated the application for the matter to be moved to the high court on behalf of Malema and Shivambu […]

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Sanef condemns actions of communications minister Ndabeni-Abrahams at ANC manifesto launch

JOHANNESBURG, February 10 – The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has condemned the blocking of journalists by Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams from covering the actions of protesters at an ANC elections manifesto launch in Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape. “Sanef has seen the video footage which was also broadcast on television stations showing […]

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Bushiri devotees take to social media, express defiance as “Major One” spends night in police custody

PRETORIA, February 2 – Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church members have taken to social media platforms following the arrest of charismatic “prophet” Shepherd Bushiri, whom they affectionately call “Major One”, sharing messages of support and solidarity. Some of the devotees went the extra mile – already casting aspersions on the validity of the serious charges […]

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Three school children killed in walkway collapse

JOHANNESBURG, February 1  – Three children were killed and approximately 15 others injured on Friday morning when a walkway at a high school in Vanderbijlpark in southern Gauteng collapsed. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said when paramedics arrived on the scene they found that the structure, which connected two buildings, had collapsed and trapped several people. […]

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Empire’s Jussie Smollett victim of suspected racist and homophobic attack in Chicago

Johannesburg – Empire star, Jussie Smollett was rushed to hospital after being physically attacked in Chicago on Monday night. According to E! News, Smollett was confronted by two men who gained his attention by shouting racial and homophobic slurs towards him. The men reportedly proceeded to assault Smollett before pouring an unknown chemical substance on […]