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List of potential liars during SABC inquiry identified

PARLIAMENT, August 21 – A report compiled by Parliament’s Legal Services Unit identifying five people, including Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, who may have misled an inquiry into the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would be put before MPs on Tuesday to deliberate on a way forward.   On Monday, Parliament’s communication portfolio committee chairman Humphrey […]

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Coffin assault trial nears end

MIDDELBURG, August 21 – Judgement in the trial of two men accused of assaulting farmworker Victor Mlotshwa and shoving him into a coffin is expected on Friday, in the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate’s Court in Mpumalanga. Mlotshwa, his mother Lonea Mlotshwa and many African National Congress (ANC) members on Monday, appeared to be upbeat about […]

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Mpumalanga premier meets second province for talks ahead of December conference

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – Following a meeting with Limpopo African National Congress (ANC) leadership, Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza concluded a meeting with Gauteng leaders in his quest to ensure “unity” ahead of the governing party’s much anticipated elective conference in December.   In a joint statement, the two provincial leadership described the meeting held in […]

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Announcement expected on acting SA crime intelligence boss soon – police

PRETORIA, August 21 – An announcement was expected shortly on Monday from the South African Police Service’s national office about acting crime intelligence boss, Major-General Pat Mokushane, a police spokeswoman said.   Eyewitness News reported earlier that acting national police commissioner Lesetja Mothiba had axed Mokushane from his current post.   However, Major-General Sally de […]