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SA National Arts Council Chair Ngoato hurt in racist attack at Hartbeespoort

JOHANNESBURG, August 23  – National Arts Council Chairperson Hartley Sandy Ngoato has survived an assault at the weekend that has been described as a ”brutal racist attack”. Ngoato, who is nursing severe injuries to his head said through a family spokesman – Mmeli Mdluli – that he was assaulted on Sunday in Hartbeespoort, North West. “Ngoato was severely assaulted […]

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ANC and DA retain seats in North West and Northern Cape by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, August 16 – The African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained seats in by-elections held in North West and Northern Cape this week. The by-elections were contested by one independent candidate and seven candidates from five political parties. At Moses Kotane municipality in the North West, Tshepo Confidence Khumalo of the […]

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44 in Koster court for protest

KOSTER, June 28 – All 44 people arrested in connection with violent protests in Koster, in the North West, are expected to appear in the Koster Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. Thirty-one people were arrested in May following violent service delivery protests in Koster and Derby. Residents in the Kgetlengrivier municipality went on a rampage and […]