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ANC says firing Johannesburg finance boss is a ploy to obscure real problem

JOHANNESBURG, January 15  – The African National Congress (ANC) in Johannesburg has slammed the firing of the member of mayoral committee (MMC) for finance, Rabelani Dagada, as “a feeble attempt” at detracting attention from what they call the real issue of mismanagement of the City’s finances. This comes after Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Monday […]

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Johannesburg inner city building hijackers get prison terms

JOHANNESBURG, December 7 – Two building hijackers, 58-year-old Kenneth Ntila and 43-year-old Sinethemba Mkhumbuzi, have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court. Ntila was sentenced to 15-years imprisonment o Wednesday and his accomplice Mkhumbuzi got eight years behind bars for fraud related to their unlawfully taking over Angus Mansions in the […]

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‘Undocumented immigrants’ arrested inside hijacked Johannesburg buildings

JOHANNESBURG, November 16 – The City of Johannesburg said on Friday that 11 people had been arrested during a crime prevention operation in two hijacked and buildings – Vannin Court in Hillbrow, and Killibility Court in Berea. In a statement on Friday the City said five “undocumented immigrants” were arrested during the operation and detained at the Hillbrow Police […]