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State testimony against Marikana accused ‘riddled with contradictions’

RUSTENBURG, February 9 (ANA) – The testimony of the State in the a murder case involving six Marikana men is riddled with contradictions, the Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court heard on Thursday. “Your evidence is full of contradictions, forgetfulness and untruths,” Leofi Leshabana for Napoleon Webster, told State witness Captain Jack Sepeng, in a bid to punch […]

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City Power supports Johannesburg Mayor Mashaba’s graft probe

JOHANNESBURG – City Power is cooperating with the forensic investigation instituted by City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba aimed at rooting out corrupt activities in the awarding of tenders at the entity. City Power Board chairman Frank Chikane said auditors Sizwe Ntsaluba Gobodo had the board’s support. “City Power board welcomes the executive mayor’s initiative, […]

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Parliament ‘cannot explain’ why more soldiers deployed for SONA

CAPE TOWN – Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise on Wednesday said the Parliamentary presiding officers did not have reasons why President Jacob Zuma had significantly increased the number of SA National Defence Force troops deployed to Parliament for service during the State of the Nation Address. “The President is required by law […]

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ANC opens crimen injuria case against DA councillor for alleged racist remarks

DURBAN – The African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday, opened a case of crimen injuria against the Democratic Alliance’s provincial chairman in Pietermaritzburg for alleged racists remarks. ANC provincial spokesman Mdumiseni Ntuli said the case was opened at the Mountain Rise police station in Pietermaritzburg. According to the ANC, Chetty is alleged to have […]