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Bail application for Westbury murder accused postponed

JOHANNESBURG, October 18 – The Johannesburg Magistrate’s court has postponed the bail application of nine men, including two police officers from Sophiatown police station, arrested in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Bradley Saul in Westbury. The case was postponed to Tuesday as lawyers representing four of the accused were not present. National Prosecuting Authority […]

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Robert Mugabe Junior allegedly pressurising model to drop assault case against his mom

PRETORIA, October 18 – One of the sons of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has allegedly been pressurising Gabriella Engels, the Johannesburg model who filed assault charges against Grace Mugabe, to drop the charges against his mother. Civil rights group AfriForum represents Engels in the high profile case. “We’ve had a complaint, we were contacted […]

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North West policeman to appear on charge of raping a 14-year-old girl

JOHANNESBURG, October 18 – A North West province warrant officer is expected on Thursday to appear in the Ventersdorp Magistrate’s Court on a charge of raping a 14-year-old girl in Tshing Location, Ventersdorp. The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) on Wednesday arrested the officer, who is based at Potchefstroom Public Order Policing (Pops),  after investigators received a […]

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Ethics committee confirms investigation of EFF’s Shivambu

PORT ELIZABETH, October 18 – The main opposition Democratic Alliance on Thursday welcomed the speed with which parliament’s joint committee on ethics and members’ interests responded to calls for an investigation into Economic Freedom Fighters deputy president Floyd Shivambu. Shivambu has denied receiving R10 million from his brother Brian, after the latter was paid R16 […]

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ANC stalwart Moss Chikane dies

JOHANNESBURG, October 18 – African National Congress (ANC) stalwart and retired diplomat Moss Chikane, has died aged 69. Family spokesperson Chikane Chikane said that Chikane died late Wednesday night at around 23:30. Chikane had been unwell for some time and spent time in and out of hospital. Chikane was elected as a Member of Parliament in […]