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November, 2017

  • 1 November

    These are the 10 things we know about Danny Jordaan’s powerhouse lawyer

    Gosebo Mathope Advocate Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi. Faebook. After winning a battle with Siphiwe Nyanda, the former DG got fired, and Zuma moved her to the National Consumer Commission. Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi granted 702’s Karima Brown an interview last night in which she confirmed she is the legal representative of rape accused and …

  • 1 November

    #VanBredaTrial: Henri grilled over ‘altered timeline’

    Cape Town – Henri van Breda faced a grilling in the witness box on Wednesday as the State sought to show that he “altered” his timeline of events on the night three of his family members were axed to death at their home at a security estate in Stellenbosch in January 2015. …

  • 1 November

    Auditor-General reveals pressure to quash negative outcomes – Business Day

    Business Day Auditor-General reveals pressure to quash negative outcomesBusiness DayAuditor-General Kimi Makwetu‚ who, on Wednesday, released national and provincial audit results‚ said his office was under pressure to quash negative outcomes. Makwetu disclosed that the trend of contestation of his office’s audit findings continued …Irregular expenditure by government departments and …

  • 1 November

    Van Breda grilled over new details in his statement

    The 23-year-old is the defence’s final witness. Henri van Breda testifies at the Western Cape High Court on 1 November 2017. Picture: Cindy Archillies/EWN CAPE TOWN – The prosecution in the trial of triple murder accused Henri van Breda has questioned why he’s added new details to …

  • 1 November

    North Riding in Johannesburg warned against possible tap water contamination

    Johannesburg – A sewage leak may have contaminated tap water in the North Riding area, Johannesburg Water has warned in a statement. Residents in the area surrounding Boundary and Aureole streets, as well as Spionskop Street, have been advised to take precautionary measures until further notice. However, Johannesburg Water added …

  • 1 November

    Danny Jordaan will welcome criminal case over rape allegations – lawyer

    Durban – SAFA boss Danny Jordaan, who has been accused of rape by former ANC MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson, will welcome any criminal proceedings instituted against him, his lawyer has said. Jordaan’s attorney, Mamodupi Mohlala-Mulaudzi, told News24 on Wednesday that he would be willing to face off against Ferguson …

  • 1 November

    Student who failed in court bid wont have to pay legal fees

    A KwaZulu-Natal student failed in her bid to be admitted to the University of KwaZulu-Natal medical school‚ but will not need to cover the legal costs. According to a Constitutional Court ruling on Tuesday‚ Niekara Harrielall will not have to pay the state’s costs in the constitutional matter. Harrielall had …

  • 1 November

    Mahlobo wants review of SA’s long-term energy needs finalised soon

    While new Energy Minister David Mahlobo says this is about ensuring policy certainty and boosting investor confidence, opposition parties and experts are questioning the rush. FILE: Minister of Energy David Mahlobo. Picture: GCIS CAPE TOWN – Energy Minister David Mahlobo wants a review of South Africa’s long-term …

  • 1 November

    No stutter as Henri takes stand – Times LIVE

    Times LIVE No stutter as Henri takes standTimes LIVETHE FACES OF VAN BREDA: Henri van Breda gives evidence in the Cape Town High Court on Tuesday, describing his family as close-knit. Image: Esa Alexander. If Henri van Breda has a stutter, it was missing in action on Tuesday. A day …

  • 1 November

    Henri van Breda’s words may have been more credible if he testified first – legal experts

    Having chosen to testify after other defence witnesses, triple murder accused Henri van Breda potentially draws a negative inference to his testimony in the Western Cape High Court. This is according to legal experts, who said that in a normal legal situation, an accused would testify first, followed by witnesses. …

  • 1 November

    10 dead in South African taxi boss attack

    At least 10 people were killed in a shooting and minibus crash in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province on Tuesday, the African News Agency reported. The deputy chief of a minibus taxi association and four of his bodyguards were shot dead in their car by unidentified gunmen at an intersection, police …

  • 1 November

    Two suspects arrested for Fochville farmer’s murder

    It’s understood the pair approached the farmer asking for water and then pulled out a gun and shot him in the upper body. FILE: Picture: SAPS. JOHANNESBURG – Two suspects have been arrested for the murder of a farmer in the Fochville area on the West Rand. …

  • 1 November

    Opposition party says over 2,000 guns stolen from South African police in four years –

    The opposition Democratic Alliance said Tuesday that more than 2,000 guns have been stolen from the South African police in the past four years. The party in a statement on Tuesday said: “the reality is that the South African Police Service is fuelling the illegal arms trade. “Thousands of SAPs …

  • 1 November

    Parliament demands solution to social grants crisis

    Parliament has given the social welfare agency and the South African Post Office (Sapo) just over 24 hours to resolve the impasse over how social grants will be paid from April next year. The two entities were at odds during a heated meeting of Parliament’s public finance watchdog (Scopa) and …

October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Panayiotou may learn his fate on his 31st birthday

    Port Elizabeth – Murder accused Christopher Panayiotou may learn his fate on his 31st birthday when Judge Dayalin Chetty delivers his judgment in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Thursday.  Following the conclusion of closing arguments on Tuesday, Chetty said that he would deliver his verdict within the next two …

  • 31 October

    GEPF wants go-ahead to invest in assets abroad to ward off effects of junk status – Business Day

    Business DayGEPF wants go-ahead to invest in assets abroad to ward off effects of junk statusBusiness DayThe Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) is seeking permission to invest more cash in international assets to protect against the effect of a possible downgrade of SA's local-currency debt to junk status. The fund is in

  • 31 October

    Ex Sassa CEO’s agreement with SA Post Office rescues deal – Moneyweb.co.za

    Moneyweb.co.zaEx Sassa CEO's agreement with SA Post Office rescues dealMoneyweb.co.zaMPs pressure Sassa and Post Office to reach an agreement after an impasse between the two parties ensues. Ray Mahlaka / 1 November 2017 00:01 No comments so far. MPs pressured Sassa and Sapo to return to the negotiating table to reach an ...MPs demand Post Office and SASSA meet to resolve grants deadlockSowetanLIVESassaGate Reloaded: Scopa cracks the whip, orders Sassa to resolve impasse urgentlyDaily MaverickSassa, Sapo to meet to try and break

  • 31 October

    Magyezi storms out of Legal Committee, vows never to return – The Observer

    The ObserverMagyezi storms out of Legal Committee, vows never to returnThe ObserverThe rift between Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi and the committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has taken an even more fractious turn after the legislator stormed out in protest. Magyezi walked out on the Committee vowing never to return.Uganda: Hearings On Age Limit

  • 31 October

    Udo Udoma, Adeosun join Buhari, NASS dinner in Aso Rock – Vanguard

    VanguardUdo Udoma, Adeosun join Buhari, NASS dinner in Aso RockVanguardABUJA – THE Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma and the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun have joined the leadership of the National Assembly at the dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President ...Buhari Woos NASS

  • 31 October

    No contradiction in nuclear messages, insists Gigaba

    There were no contradictions in statements by the Treasury and Energy Minister David Mahlobo on the country’s nuclear procurement deal, according to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. Speaking at a business breakfast in uMhlanga yesterday, a week after tabling his mid-term budget, he said: “At times when people speak, you don’t …