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Port Elizabeth university rape suspect intends to plead guilty to all charges

PORT ELIZABETH, October 6 – A 29-year old man charged with raping two Nelson Mandela University (NMU) students, intends to plead guilty on all charges against him, his legal representative told the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday. The man, who cannot be named, until he formally pleads, appeared in court following a violent attack […]

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MPs say SAA must hold annual meeting and replace Myeni

PARLIAMENT, October 5 – Parliament’s standing committee on finance on Tuesday called for South African Airways to hold an annual general meeting next month and to find a replacement for controversial chairwoman Dudu Myeni. “The SAA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) should be held on 3 November as proposed by Treasury, and the current board chairperson’s term should […]

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Aims for an ANC Presidential non-contest and the false doctrine of a third candidate as solution!

Is the ANC now legitimizing, para structures of ‘premier and chairpersons leagues’?     They say history repeats itself the first in a farce the second in tragedy. I thought of this observation as I hear some in this ANC 2017 elective season, pontificate a doctrine of working for a non-contested election, and others advocate […]

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Mabuyane elected Eastern Cape ANC chairman at troubled conference

 EAST LONDON, October 1 – Outgoing African National Congress Eastern Cape secretary Oscar Mabuyane has been elected provincial chairman at the ANC’s strife torn conference in East London this weekend. Following the voting at the conference held at the East London International Convention Centre, Mabuyane swept in with 931 votes against outgoing chairman Phumulo Masualle’s […]

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DA bid to force Zuma state capture inquiry fails

JOHANNESBURG, September 29 – The North Gauteng High Court on Friday turned down the application by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to compel President Jacob Zuma to immediately implement the Public Protectors remedial action recommended in her “State of Capture” report. Earlier in 2017, the then Public Protector Thuli Madonsela ordered that, within 30 days, Zuma must establish a […]

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Criminals in SAfrica would be made to drink their own pee, says Police Minister

  PRETORIA, September 29 –  South Africa’s Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday sent a strong warning to criminals, cautioning that the police will take drastic action against them. Mbalula made the remarks at the South African Police Service’s Pretoria West training academy where he was launching the elite Tactical Response Team (TRT) and tracking units. “We resuscitate this […]