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Law, legal institutions rendered incapable and destroyed in South Africa – Manuel

JOHANNESBURG, November 10 – The South African law and legal institutions in the country have been rendered incapable and have been destroyed, former finance minister Trevor Manuel said. Addressing the Eric Molobi Memorial Lecture at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Thursday evening, Manuel said that both the Freedom Charter and the Constitution outlined that […]

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President Zuma authorises SIU to probe vehicle, drivers’ licencing fraud

CAPE TOWN, November 7 – President Jacob Zuma has approved a Special Investigating Unit (SIU) investigation into the alleged fraud at national and provincial transport departments with regard to the registration and licencing of motor vehicles, among others, the presidency announced on Tuesday.   “The proclamation authorises the SIU to investigate allegations of unlawful or […]

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Kasrils’ desperate street-fight attempt of flaming a waning personal relevance from a Zuma currency!

  – In typical chauvinist mind he reduces NDZ to an extension of Zuma- Another book, another publication, one has long concluded Jacob Zuma is an economy for those who seek both political and economic relevance, some of whom, whose personal careers are long history. It appears these derive a sense of relevance and being […]

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South Africa’s President Zuma impressed after touring Pretoria hospital, including nuclear unit

PRETORIA, November 3 – President Jacob Zuma said he was deeply impressed after touring the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, including the institution’s nuclear medicine centre, accompanied by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Friday. “The nuclear medicine unit which we have just visited…that even private hospitals from as far as Cape Town, Durban refer their patients here because […]

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SA Revenue Services denies Commissioner Moyane helped Zuma avoid paying tax

JOHANNESBURG, November 3 – The South African Revenue Services (Sars) on Friday denied that its Commissioner, Tom Moyane, was aiding President Zuma to avoid his tax obligations. This comes after last weekend’s Sunday Times’ lead story, “Gangster republic: inside the Zuma family’s dealings with the criminal underworld”, which was an extract from a book by investigative journalist and […]

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Wits SRC backtracks on shut down

JOHANNESBURG, November 2 – The newly elected University of Witwatersrand’s Student Representative Council (SRC) cancelled a planned shut down of academic activities shortly before midnight on Thursday. The Economic Freedom Fighters-led student council said it received a ”plethora of complaints” immediately after a mass meeting outside the Great Hall, where the decision to embark on […]