Bird flu outbreak confirmed in Gauteng, but ‘no need to panic yet’

CAPE TOWN – The South African Poultry Association has on Tuesday confirmed a bird flu outbreak.The outbreak of H5 Avian Influenza has been established at a chicken farm in the…

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SAPU reiterates call for police killings to be declared a national disaster

CAPE TOWN – The South African Policing Union (SAPU) has reiterated calls for police killings to be declared a national disaster.This comes as yet another off-duty police officer was shot…

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Zuma loses appeal bid to not repay State legal fees for corruption case

JOHANNESBURG – The Supreme Court of Appeal has turned down former President’s Jacob Zuma’s appeal of a personal cost order relating to his corruption trial.Zuma approached the court to overturn…

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Magashule wants list of ANC members facing criminal charges, corruption claims

JOHANNESBURG – African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule has asked nine of the party’s provincial secretaries to submit a list of all party members facing charges of corruption, serious…

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SJC workshops aiming to tackle GBV, policing in informal settlements

CAPE TOWN – The Social Justice Coalition is hosting a series of workshops aimed at tackling issues like gender-based violence and policing in informal settlements.The sessions are being held in…

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Plato condemns rise in gun violence in CT after activist Angelo Kube killed

CAPE TOWN – Mayor Dan Plato has weighed in on the murder of Uitsig community leader and taxi boss, Angelo Kube.Kube was shot and killed in Ravensmead on Thursday, while…

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WC Safety MEC Fritz wants investigation into how SAPS deals with rape cases

CAPE TOWN – Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz wanted the Western Cape Police Ombudsman to conduct a systemic investigation into how rape cases are dealt with by the SAPS.Of the…

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Anele Tembe’s death throws suicide back in the spotlight

CAPE TOWN – More South Africans than ever are reaching out over suicidal thoughts.The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) on Monday said call volumes to its helpline remained…

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Court finds SIU was not irrational in findings against ex-Health MEC Masuku

JOHANNESBURG – The High Court in Pretoria has on Monday found that the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) was not irrational in its preliminary findings against axed Gauteng Health MEC Bandile…

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Retired ConCourt judge Kriegler wants WC judge president Hlophe suspended

CAPE TOWN – Retired Constitutional Court judge, Johann Kriegler, on Monday said that Westen Cape judge president John Hlophe should be suspended.The Judicial Conduct Tribunal found Hlophe guilty of gross…

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