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Respect right to learn, urges Nzimande

‘While everyone has the constitutional right to protest peacefully, the equally important right of those who wish to continue with teaching and learning, unhindered and without intimidation, must also at all times be respected’ (PICTURE: Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande addressing a media briefing in Pretoria about issues affecting the sector. PHOTO – ANA) PRETORIA, […]

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Summary of ANCYL’s revived allegations against Ramaphosa and Gordhan

The African National Congress Youth League was forced by the mother body to apologise for calling for Gordhan to be sacked, but the league’s national spokesman said it agreed that Gordhan and Ramaphosa are sinking SAA (PICTURE: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa) – SUMMARY: The ANCYL in eThekwini made headlines calling for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan […]

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Protesters erect giant banner near White House to protest against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The morning after President Donald Trump issued orders to delay environmental rules and restart pipeline projects, Greenpeace protesters climbed a 270-foot construction crane blocks from the White House and unfurled a massive orange and yellow banner with the word, “RESIST.” A spokesman for the environmental group, Travis Nichols, said the protesters are […]

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‘EU should learn from Uganda on how to treat refugees’

MOSCOW, January 25 (Sputnik) – The European Union should learn from Uganda’s welcoming refugee policy instead of closing its borders to those fleeing violence, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Jan Egeland said Wednesday. “Europe should learn from the way Uganda and other African countries are keeping their borders open as the Refugee Convention prescribes, instead of […]

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Court dismisses Zinde appeal to go to psychiatric hospital

BRITS, January 25 (ANA)- The Brits Regional Court on Wednesday dismissed an application by murder accused Mark Warona Zinde, who killed his former TV personality mother, to be admitted to the Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital. “The report from Dr Weinkove does not persuade this court…The application for referral is dismissed,” he said. This was after Francois Joubert, […]

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Fica Bill a bid to bankrupt ANC, says Manyi

PARLIAMENT, January 25 (ANA) – In an extraordinary submission on the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment bill, Progressive Professional Forum president and former Cabinet spokesman Mzwanele Manyi on Wednesday described it as an attempt to bankrupt the ruling ANC before the next national elections in 2019. Manyi told MPs the money-laundering bill would be used by unnamed […]