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North West traffic cop in court for soliciting bribes

RUSTENBURG, December 13 – A North West highway patrol traffic officer arrested for allegedly soliciting bribes was granted R2,000 bail in the Klerksdorp Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (better known as the Hawks) said.   Captain Tlangelani Rikhotso said Zahid Bhayat, 40, was arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigations […]

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Vavi on Saftu recruitment drive

POTCHEFSTROOM, July 26 – South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who is on a recruitment drive, has sarcastically “thanked” the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) for expelling him. Vavi and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) were expelled from Cosatu more than two years ago. The […]