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Mango strike ends

CAPE TOWN, October 20 – Mango Airlines flights will return to normal on Saturday after the both the airline and trade union Solidarity on Friday confirmed a wage agreement had been reached. The agreement, which was struck on Thursday evening, comes after pilots went on strike on Monday morning demanding a higher pay increase. Solidarity […]

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SA Fraud Prevention Service concerned about ‘biggest’ data breach

JOHANNESBURG, October 20 – The Southern African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) has warned consumers to “proceed with caution” in light of  “South Africa’s biggest data breach” in which details – including ID numbers and home addresses – of citizens were dumped on the internet. Responding to what has been billed as South Africa’s “biggest data […]

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SA Terrorism Act to be challenged in Thulsie twins case

JOHANNESBURG, October 20 – Defence counsel for terror accused twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie on Friday told the Johannesburg High Court she intends to challenge the constitutionality of the Terrorism Act. In pretrial proceedings, Attorney Annelene van den Heever told Judge Raylene Keightley that she would be submitting a constitutional defence application, which would challenge […]

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KPMG ‘rogue unit’ report grossly unfair to former finance minister Gordhan – Ramaphosa

PARLIAMENT, October 19 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said a report compiled by auditing firm KPMG for the SA Revenue Service into the existence of a “rogue spy unit” was “grossly unfair” to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. The KPMG report , which insinuated that Gordhan knew of a wrongdoing by an intelligence […]