CAPE TOWN: Police are looking for the killers of an ANC councillor and a relative who were gunned down in Kraaifontein.Luyanda Mbele and his cousin were shot dead on Sunday night.Mbele was the councillor for Ward 101, which includes areas such as Bloekombos.Police have launched an investigation into the incident.The police's Frederick van Wyk says: “We’ve opened a double murder case for further investigation. Kraaifontein detectives are working around the clock in an effort...

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PRETORIA: The Sars Inquiry will continue with testimony from Sars executive Luther Lebelo on Monday....

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Government Getting Ready For SA Investment Conference

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