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ANC Women’s League defends Minister Mokonwane against ‘character assassination’

JOHANNESBURG, February 13 (ANA) – The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) says the “vicious character assassination campaign unleashed” against its member and Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane is driven by “hatred towards black women”. Mokonyane, who is member of the ANC National Executive Committee (NEC), has come under fire from opposition parties […]

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Man shoots and kills farm worker while hunting warthogs

MODIMOLLE – Limpopo police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a 23-year-old farm worker was shot dead by hunters during an alleged “mistaken identity” incident, police said on Sunday. “The hunters, a man and woman, were allegedly hunting for warthogs ‘bosvarke’ at the Meisiesvlei farm, Tuinplaas, last night [Saturday] at about [8.30pm] when […]

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SOCCER-PSL-SUNDOWNS-PIRATES: Chaos at Loftus as Pirates fan storm the field

PRETORIA, February 11 (ANA) – There are chaotic scenes at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Tshwane after Orlando Pirates supporters took to the field with their side 6-0 down against Mamelodi Sundowns. After Percy Tau scored Sundowns’ sixth with 10 minutes to play, disgruntled Bucs fans stormed the field. With security over-run, the players had […]

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Evicted WSU students, unable to pay registration fees, spend second night in town hall

PORT ELIZABETH, February 11 (ANA) – The South African Police Service (SAPS) has refuted reports that police officers were involved in the eviction of students from Walter Sisulu University’s Mthatha campus in the Eastern Cape. Earlier this week, the university’s student representative council (SRC) president Sinelizwi Mantangayi reportedly said they were evicted from the campus […]