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Ladysmith Black Mambazo scoop 5th Grammy award

South Africa’s iconic musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo has done it again. They scooped their fifth Grammy award for their album Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration. The group became the first in Africa to win at the Grammys five times. For more news, visit: source

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Kimberley residents march against femicide and woman abuse

A small group of Kimberley residents took to the streets against femicide and woman abuse today. This comes after a 28-year-old woman was killed last week. Refilwe Letebele was stabbed multiple times allegedly by her ex-boyfriend – a Universal rugby club player. For more news, visit: source

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Gauteng govt reacts to resignations in the mental health department

The Gauteng government says it’s up to law enforcement agencies investigating the deaths of mentally-ill patients to pursue criminal charges against those implicated in the Health Ombudsman’s report including Doctors Barney Selebano and Makgabo Manamela. Selebano and Manamela resigned as Head of the Gauteng Health Department and director of mental …

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Lara Kruger’s family on the joy she was

Family and close friends of the late Motsweding Fm DJ Thapelo Lehulere, who was popularly known as Lara Kruger, continue to receive messages of condolences from society and entertainment industry. Lara who died on the 3rd of January at Moses Kotane hospital in Rustenburg, gained public recognition through her social …

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ConCourt to hand down judgement in Zuma impeachment application

On Friday 29th December 2017, the Constitutional Court will hand down judgement on whether parliament should start impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma. The EFF approached the court in September, seeking an order to direct parliament to consider whether Zuma’s conduct was impeachable. This follows the 2016 Constitutional Court ruling …

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Over 4,000 delegates gather for the UN Environment Assembly in Kenya

Over 4,000 delegates who include heads of state, ministers, business leaders, UN officials and civil society representatives are meeting in Nairobi at the third UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi to discuss ways of curbing pollution. The assembly will finalise a declaration committing to end global pollution, which accounts for loss …

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FULL: State Capture debate in Parliament

EFF MP calls for a point of order on…Rule 94. State Capture is back in the spotlight in Parliament. MPs debated the issue following a request by the Democratic Alliance. A report into state capture by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela implicates the Gupta family with President Jacob Zuma being …

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