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Cosas Joburg region tells Mashaba to step down or they will eject him

The Congress of South African Students (Cosas) Johannesburg region has called on Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba to step down, failing which they have promised to “eject him” themselves. In a statement released on Wednesday morning, the student’s body said: “COSAS Greater Jo’burg Region on behalf of over a million students of Johannesburg [in] our capacity as the […]

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Opposition MPs urge Zuma to sign Fica Bill urgently

PARLIAMENT – Opposition MPs on Tuesday, urged President Jacob Zuma to sign the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill without delay after the National Assembly adopted minor changes to it aimed at answering his concerns that it may be unconstitutional. African Christian Democratic Party MP Steve Swart noted that years after Parliament revised the bitterly contested […]

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EFF condemns xenophobic violence, blames ANC’s ‘failure to transform SA’

The Economic Freedom Fighters issued a statement strongly condemning the recent outbreak of violence against foreign nationals in Pretoria and surrounding areas, while laying the blame for the problem at the door of the ANC. “The EFF notes and vehemently condemns the erupting xenophobic attacks in Attridgeville, Mamelodi, and other surrounding areas in Pretoria,” the […]

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Jailed student activist embarks on hunger strike at Durban Westville Prison

Fees Must Fall student activist Bonginkosi Khanyile who has spent almost 5 months in prison for charges related to illegal gathering and the incitement of violence, has embarked on a hunger strike at the Durban Westville prison. This was confirmed today by the spokesperson of the Free Bonginkosi Khanyile organising committee in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Philani Gazuzu […]

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EFF wants Zuma impeached

JOHANNESBURG, February 14 (ANA) – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) would approach the Constitutional Court to compel Parliament to discipline President Jacob Zuma, party leader Julius Malema said on Tuesday. He said National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete was “biased and partisan”, hence his party approaching the highest court in the land. “South Africans will have […]