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#FeesMustFall: Anglican bishops warn against ‘militarised’ university campuses

JOHANNESBURG – The Anglican Church’s Synod of Bishops on Monday warned that a “militarised presence” on some university campuses creates “a false sense of calm … which conceals the potential for renewed violent confrontation”. In a statement Archbishop Thabo Makgoba said the Anglican Church’s Synod of Bishops is appealing to university managements to scale back […]

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Parliament rejects Sona R11 million cost claim as ‘one-sided and misleading’

Parliament on Sunday rejected as “selective analysis, one-sided, and misleading allegations” that the institution spent over R11 million in organising and staging President Jacob Zuma’s state-of-the-nation (Sona) address on February 9. “Premier annual events held in Cape Town like Sona pump millions of rands into the economy of the City of Cape Town and the […]

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100kg tik bust at OR Tambo

PRETORIA, February 26 (ANA) – South African Revenue Service (SARS) customs officials and sniffer dogs intercepted 100kg of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated value of R30 million at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng on Friday. The shipment originated in Cameroon via Istanbul on a flight from Turkey to Johannesburg, SARS said in a statement […]