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Zuma not opposed to Commission of Inquiry on “State Capture” – Presidency

CAPE TOWN, May 26 – The Presidency on Friday denied that President Jacob Zuma was opposed to implementing the remedial actions of the Public Protector’s “State of Capture” report, including that of establishing a judicial Commission of Inquiry. In a statement, the Presidency said it had “noted recent media reports alleging that President Jacob Zuma […]

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Msunduzi threaten to bring Pietermaritzburg to a standstill

Msunduzi Municipal staff marching along Church Street on their way to Pietermaritzburg city hall on Wednesday. Photo: ANA Reporter PIETERMARITZBURG – Unpaid Msunduzi Municipality staff members have threatened to bring Pietermaritzburg to a standstill if their salary issues were not attended to swiftly. Staff members are normally paid on 24th of each month but discovered […]

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Three more arrested in Manchester-attacker’s Libya ties probed

MANCHESTER, England— British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, identified as British-born Libyan Salman Abedi, “likely” did not act […]