Cosatu denies endorsing Ramaphosa for second term as ANC president

JOHANNESBURG – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said it wasn’t backing any particular candidate in the race for the president of the African National Congress (ANC) –…

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Khomotso Phahlane & five co-accused’s R54m tender fraud case postponed to March

JOHANNESBURG – Former national police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane and his co-accused in the I-View Integrated Systems case will return to court in March 2023. The authorities caught Phahlane and five…

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DBN business owner complains sewage stench chases patrons away

DURBAN – The business community in Durban said vandalism and theft were part of the delays in fixing pump stations in parts of the city. Since the April floods hit…

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85 forcefully sterilised HIV-positive women plead for Ramaphosa’s intervention

JOHANNESBURG – Nearly 100 HIV-positive women want a formal apology and compensation from the government following claims of forced sterilisations at several state hospitals. Their pleas to authorities came almost…

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POLITRICKING WITH TSHIDI MADIA: Gwen Ramokgopa, the fixer

JOHANNESBURG – “If those reasons are fair and would protect the ANC’s integrity, then we should agree with them. But if those reasons would not stand, for instance, be based…

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SACP to embark on ‘mass mobilisation programme’ to protest Walus’ release

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Communist Party (SACP) maintains that Janusz Walus – the man who killed the party’s secretary-general, Chris Hani, should still be in prison. Walus was released…

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Sho Madjozi dedicates new book, inspired by late sister, to her young fans

CAPE TOWN – Award-winning musician Sho Madjozi can now add author to her already impressive resume.Can’t keep giving young girls these images where the heroes look nothing like them. It’s…

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ANC accredits voting conference delegates to stave off security scares

JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC) received over 700 media accreditation applications for its 55th National Elective Conference. National spokesperson Pule Mabe said there was global interest in the…

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7 men charged with kidnapping Abirah Dekhta face more charges

CAPE TOWN – Seven men charged with kidnapping an eight-year-old girl – Abirah Dekhta – in Cape Town face more charges including child pornography. The seven men are also charged…

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K.O, Priddy Ugly and Gigi LaMayne win big at SA Hip Hop Awards

CAPE TOWN – K.O, Gigi LaMayne and Priddy Ugly were some of the biggest winners at the South African Hip Hop Awards (SAHHA). Making a comeback after a two-year hiatus,…

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