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Wesbank referred to consumer tribunal over debt collection practices

JOHANNESBURG – The National Credit Regulator (NCR) announced on Thursday that it has referred Wesbank to the National Consumer Tribunal for alleged breaches of the National Credit Act following an investigation into the bank’s debt collection practices. Wesbank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is one of South Africa’s leading vehicle and asset finance providers. […]

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ANCYL condemns political posturing at Kathrada funeral

JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) on Thursday came out in defence of President Jacob Zuma who was barred from the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, saying funerals of struggle icons should not be used for “political posturing”. On Wednesday at the struggle icon’s funeral, former president Kgalema Motlanthe received a […]

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KZN court sentences men to life for beheading people for medicine

JOHANNESBURG, March 29 (ANA) – The Pietermaritzburg High Court sentenced two men to life imprisonment on Wednesday for beheading people and using their body parts for medicine, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said. Spokesperson Natasha Kara said that Thandowakhe Duma, 22, and Elias Sihle Mchunu, 42, were sentenced on charges of murder, robbery and kidnapping […]