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#SONA2017 COMMENT: Time to declare war on inequality, poverty and white economic dominance

The State of the Nation address (SONA) which the President will deliver tonight must be a declaration of war against inequality, poverty and white economic dominance. This is the only way to move South Africa forward. The last thing average South Africans need is another sideshow of insults and fights, and possibly injuries or worse, with the […]

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UN and international community ready to support new Somali president

JOHANNESBURG– The United Nations (UN) and the international community are ready to stand by Somalia’s newly elected president, following former prime minister Mohamed Adullahi winning Wednesday’s presidential elections in the capital Mogadishu. Congratulating Abdullahi’s, also known as ‘Farmajo’, win the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNSOM) said the UN and the wider international […]

Lead South Africa

Social worker describes charges against Marikana activists as ‘trumped up and politically motivated’

The Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court swelled with supporters as the bail hearing for six Marikana activists, accused of the murder of a 39-year-old man Sabata Petros Chale in Marikana West on December 8 last year continued yesterday, with Advocate Andries Nkome leading cross examination of police officer Captain Jack Sepeng. The State is arguing that the six […]

In The News Lead South Africa

DA won’t tackle land invasions because of EFF relationship, says ANC’s Ramakgopa

PRETORIA – Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga was unable to take any decisive action to halt ongoing illegal invaders who were taking up different portions of land across South Africa’s capital city, African National Congress (ANC) Greater Tshwane regional chairperson Kgosientso Ramokgopa said on Tuesday. “We know that for purposes of ensuring that they preserve their […]