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Parliamentary workers celebrate Mgidlana being placed on special leave

PARLIAMENT, June 9 – Parliamentary staff were in a celebratory mood on Friday after news the legislature’s officers had agreed to place the Secretary of the institution on special leave pending the outcome of an investigation against him. Parliament announced earlier in the day that Gengezi Mgidlana had been placed on special leave after allegations […]

In The News South Africa

Activist Napoleon Webster’s murder case postponed in Rustenburg

RUSTENBURG, June 9 – Marikana activist Napoleon Webster and 13 other men charged with murder briefly appeared in the Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday. The case against them was postponed to June 19, because there was no water and electricity supply at the court building. Aubrey Seitsang, Sibonile Sobopha, Mdlondozi Fundiwo, Herbert Baqhesi, Napoleon Webster […]

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UK Election Results Show ‘No Strong Mandate’ for Hard Brexit – Ireland Ruling Party Leader

MOSCOW, June 9 – The results of the UK snap general elections demonstrate that there is no “strong mandate” to continue on with a hard Brexit approach during the forthcoming negotiations with the European Union, leader of Ireland’s ruling Fine Gael party, Leo Varadkar, said on Friday as exit polls revealed that no party held […]

In The News South Africa

‘Allow us space to work please,’ Masina pleads with Guptas

JOHANNESBURG, June 9 – Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina appealed to the controversial Gupta family to allow the governing African National Congress (ANC) to do its work and refrain from interfering in the ANC-led government. Masina was addressing delegates at the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) fifth elective conference held in Boksburg. “Comrade President Jacob […]