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August, 2017

  • 21 August

    Limpopo cops hunt farm murderers – Citizen

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    ANA White crosses on a hill south of Polokwane on June 16, 2013 in Polokwane, South Africa. Each cross represents a person who was murdered during a farm attack. Picture: Gallo Images A couple in their late 60s were murdered in cold blood in their own home in Limpopo. Police …

  • 21 August

    Derek Hanekom facing ANC axe? – Eyewitness News

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    Hanekom has been highly critical of President Jacob Zuma and had tweeted that he thought ANC MPs would do the right thing in the parliamentary confidence vote two weeks ago. FILE: Former Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom. Picture: GCIS JOHANNESBURG – African National Congress (ANC) treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize …

  • 21 August

    UDF gets to work on ANC leaders – Times LIVE

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    South African Broadcasting Corporation UDF gets to work on ANC leadersTimes LIVEUnited Democratic Front veterans launched scathing attacks on the ANC and its leadership at the commemoration of the organisation’s 34th anniversary in Cape Town yesterday. Founding UDF member Popo Molefe told a large crowd in Rocklands, Mitchells …UDF at 34: …

  • 21 August

    19 churchgoers killed in horror taxi crash – Independent Online

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    Cries of sorrow echoed through the rolling hills of KwaXimba, near Cato Ridge in rural KwaZulu Natal, yesterday afternoon. Hundreds of people were gathered at the spot where hours earlier, a minibus taxi – packed full of churchgoers on their way to a Sunday morning service – careened off a …

  • 21 August

    Disgrace 2.0: Just like Omar al-Bashir, Grace Mugabe allowed to flee South Africa – Daily Maverick

    Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gazetted a notice granting Mugabe immunity after she had already left the country with her husband President Robert Mugabe on Saturday. He had been attending the summit in Pretoria of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The minister’s delay in granting immunity …

  • 21 August

    ANC threatens removal of Hanekom as disciplinary chairperson – Mail & Guardian

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    Senior ANC member Derek Hanekom may be the latest Zuma detractor to be axed from the party’s structures.  ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has sent Hanekom, the chairperson of the ANC’s national disciplinary committee (NDC), a letter stating his criticism of President Jacob Zuma has put the NDC in “jeopardy”. …

  • 21 August

    Court grants rhino rancher permission to auction horns – Moneyweb.co.za

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    South Africa Allow the owner of the world’s biggest private rhino herd to hold an online sale of rhino horn. Reuters &nbsp/&nbsp 21 August 2017&nbsp00:39 A South African court on Sunday ordered the government to allow the owner of the world’s biggest private rhino herd to hold an online sale …

  • 20 August

    SADC region is politically stable, peaceful: Zuma – South African Broadcasting Corporation

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    South African Broadcasting Corporation SADC region is politically stable, peaceful: ZumaSouth African Broadcasting CorporationJacob Zuma was delivering the closing address at the 37th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State Summit.(SABC). Tags: Gauteng · Johannesburg · Southern African Development Community · Tom Thabane · Ian Khama · Edgar …SADC summit: …

  • 20 August

    UDF stalwarts lash ANC corruption, factions – Independent Online

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    Independent Online UDF stalwarts lash ANC corruption, factionsIndependent OnlineFormer premier Ebrahim Rasool delivered a speech at the United Democratic Front commemoration at the Rocklands Civic Centre in Mitchells Plain yesterday. Photo: ANA Pictures. Factionalism and corruption within the ANC took centre stage during the … and more » Source link

  • 20 August

    President Mugabe owes Engels an apology – Madonsela – News24

    Johannesburg – Former public protector advocate Thuli Madonsela says Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe should have issued an apology on behalf of his wife, Grace, for allegedly assaulting South African woman Gabrielle Engels. “No amount of provocation entitles you to harm a person. “[It] was appalling for a neighbour to come …

  • 20 August

    BREAKING: ANC acts to remove Hanekom as disciplinary chair – News24

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    Johannesburg – The ANC has taken aim at MP and chair of its disciplinary committee Derek Hanekom. Hanekom, who was tourism minister before losing his position in the Cabinet reshuffle in March, did not want to comment on a letter circulating on Twitter that the ANC has given him 10 …

  • 20 August

    Sonke Gender Justice concerned that Manana is still an MP – Eyewitness News

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    Mduduzi Manana resigned as a deputy minister after admitting to assaulting Mandisa Duma and another woman at a Fourways nightclub. FILE: Former Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana. Picture: Thando Kubheka/EWN. JOHANNESBURG – The Sonke Gender Justice movement says while it welcomes the resignation of deputy higher …

  • 20 August

    South African court grants rhino rancher permission to auction horns – Reuters

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A South African court on Sunday ordered the government to allow the owner of the world’s biggest private rhino herd to hold an online sale of rhino horn, which he aims to hold this week, his lawyer said. John Hume has about 1,500 rhinos on his sprawling …

  • 20 August

    Trevor Manuel sings Kathrada’s praises during memorial site opening – News24

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    Johannesburg – A poignant site of remembrance in honour of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada has been opened at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg. The site – which is a cement square filled in the middle with succulent plants and with six symbolic prison bars erected on one side – is the …

  • 20 August

    ‘Barbaric violence’ at Richard’s Bay school stuns ANC – Independent Online

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    Richard’s Bay – The African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday called for “urgent arrests and disciplinary action on all those involved in turning a school into a war zone” in Richards Bay. The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal was appalled by the recent reports of barbaric and inhumane incidents of violence …

  • 20 August

    Zuma Foundation slated for being able to pay students’ fees – Independent Online

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    The DA has noted with disappointment the Jacob G Zuma Foundation’s inability to pay the 2016 fees of at least 30 university students. “It is ironic that on the eve of the release of the president’s commission of inquiry into fee-free higher education the charitable foundation which bears his name …

  • 20 August

    ANC appalled by “barbaric’ incidents at top school’s ‘war zone’ – Independent Online

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    The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday called for “urgent arrests and disciplinary action on all those involved in turning a school into a war zone” in Richards Bay. The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal was appalled by the recent reports of barbaric and inhumane incidents of violence at a well-known school in …

  • 20 August

    SA confirms #GraceMugabe diplomatic immunity – Independent Online

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    Cape Town – South African authorities on Sunday confirmed that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace has been granted diplomatic immunity following her alleged assault on a young South African woman.   In a “minister’s minute” published in the Government Gazette on Sunday, International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane …

  • 20 August

    DA demands probe into #GraceMugabe ‘escape’ – Independent Online

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    Cape Town – The Democratic Alliance will demand an immediate parliamentary inquiry into government’s complicity in allowing Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace “to flee the country in the dead of night to avoid criminal prosecution”, the DA said on Sunday. The inquiry should call on the ministers of police, …

  • 20 August

    ‘It’s regrettable SA decided to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity’ – News24

    Harare – Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has described First Lady Grace Mugabe as a “disgrace”, adding that she should have faced justice in South Africa after she severely assaulted a 20 year-old model that she found in the company of one of her sons …