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University of Mpumalanga, TVET college closed due to separate students’ protests

MPUMALANGA, February 23 – The Siyabuswa campus of the University of Mpumalanga and the CN Mahlangu campus of the Nkangala Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in the same area were closed on Thursday after students embarked on separate protests over alleged bursary fund problems and other issues. University of Mpumalanga’s director of communications Themba Manana […]

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Former SA defence force colonel sentenced to death by South Sudan court

JOHANNESBURG, February – A South Sudan court on Friday sentenced a South African ex-colonel to be executed by hanging, a witness told Reuters, this after he was convicted of conspiracy and attempting to overthrow the government. Retired colonel William Endley,  55, had been providing advice to former-vice-president-turned-rebel-leader Riek Machar, whose forces have been fighting a civil war […]

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NPA decision on Zuma corruption charges expected

PRETORIA, February 23  – South Africa’s head of prosecutions Advocate Shaun Abrahams was on Friday scheduled to receive recommendations from his prosecution team, on whether former president Jacob Zuma will be charged for corruption. Last week, the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Abrahams said he had given the team dealing with corruption allegations against Zuma until today to […]