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ANC announces new NEC as, 54th National Conference wraps up

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – Former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), Zweli Mkhize, tops the list of South Africa’s ruling party’s 80-member National Executive Committee (NEC) – the highest decision-making body. Mkhize, who shockingly withdrew from the party leadership race on Sunday for the sake of “unity”, made a strong comeback. Announcing the results in the early hours […]

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Former SA deputy higher education minister Manana sentenced to 12 months or R100,000 fine

JOHANNESBURG, November 13 – The Randburg Magistrate’s Court sentenced former deputy minister of higher education, Mduduzi Manana, to 12 months imprisonment or to pay a fine of R100,000 on Monday.           Magistrate Ramsamy Reddy added that Manana would have to complete 500 hours of community service, attend counselling and pay each of […]

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Former deputy minister Manana still waits to hear sentence

JOHANNESBURG, November 7 – The sentencing proceedings of the former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana, who is charged with assault, were postponed on Tuesday by the Randburg Magistrate’s Court. Defence representative Michael Motswaneng Bill said they only received the probation officer’s report on Monday and the correctional services report on Tuesday morning which meant they […]

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Students gather outside court as Manana appears for assault

JOHANNESBURG, September 13 – University students on Wednesday gathered outside the Randburg Magistrate’s Court, where former higher education minister, Mduduzi Manana, was appearing on assault charges, to which he was expected to plead guilty. Students from the University of Johannesburg and Fort Hare and the Tshwane University of Technology gathered outside the courthouse, with most expressing […]