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Judge Moosa’s last message: fight in the interests of the poor, build socialism and fight extremism

CAPE TOWN – Late legendary struggle attorney and internationally respected champion of human rights, equality and justice, Judge Essa Moosa’s last message to his family was to fight for the poor and to build socialism and fight extremism, his son said. “We wish to sincerely thank everyone, from the bottom of our hearts, for their […]

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ANC must guard against people defending themselves and not the movement – Mthethwa

PIETERMARITZBURG – The African National Congress (ANC) faces a difficult time ahead of its national policy conference and elective conference later this year, National Executive Committee (NEC) member Nathi Mthethwa conceded on Thursday. Delivering the Archie Gumede Memorial Lecture at Pietermaritzburg city hall on Thursday, Mthethwa said one of the problems was within the party […]

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Part of roof at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital collpases, trapping workers and patients

JOHANNESBURG – A section of the roof at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital, in Parktown, Johannesburg, collapsed on Thursday afternoon while construction work to repair leaks was ongoing, trapping some workers and patients.   Collapsed entrance #CharlotteMaxeke pic.twitter.com/Jpv1pltcdC — TIMM¥ (@Timmy_Turnt_Up) March 2, 2017 Arnold Malotana, chief director of emergency medical services (EMS) at Gauteng Department […]

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PPF slams ‘racist DA’ over sponsorship accusations

The Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF) came out strongly on Thursday condemning “with contempt”, accusations by the Democratic Alliance (DA) that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe was funding a “dirty war” against National Treasury by sponsoring PPF events. The DA had said the fact that Eskom had sponsored R440,000 towards the activities of PPF meant the state-owned […]