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Omissions In Transnet Locomotive Deal ‘Deliberate Misrepresentation’

PRETORIA - A former Transnet electrical engineer says several omissions and misrepresentations in a multibillion-rand locomotive deal appeared to have been used to justify a significant escalation of costs for the project.Francis Callard testified...
Bheki mlangeni

Cause Of Fire At Bheki Mlangeni Hospital In Soweto Being Probed

JOHANNESBURG – Some patients have been evacuated from the Bheki Mlangeni Hospital in Soweto after a fire broke out in the early hours of Monday morning.Johannesburg Emergency Services said that the blaze affected the...

2 Foreign Nationals To Appear In Court For Kidnapping EC Businessman

CAPE TOWN – Two foreign nationals will appear in Mthatha Magistrates Court on Monday after they were arrested for kidnapping an Eastern Cape businessman and extorting a ransom from his family.According to police, a...
delft community

Delft Couple Shot, Killed Inside Their Home

CAPE TOWN - The Delft community policing forum (CPF) on Monday called on residents to come forward with information regarding the murder of a Blikkiesdorp couple.The couple was shot and killed inside their home...
MEC Panyaza Lesufi

Over 250k Grade 1 and 8 Online Applications Processed So Far – Dept

JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng Department of Education said on Monday over 250,000 online applications for grades one and 8 pupils had been processed so far.Online admissions officially went live on Monday morning.The system was...
Google vs Huawei

Google Suspends Some Business With Huawei After Trump Blacklist

NEW YORK – Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the...
Africa for Africans

Malema: We’ll Keep Advocating For Free Movement Of Africans in Africa

JOHANNESBURG – Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said the party's growth was attributed to a deliberate re-strategising of its deployment teams which strengthened the organisation.The red beret leader made the remarks during...
state capture

WATCH LIVE: Ex-Transnet Manager Takes Stand At Zondo Inquiry

JOHANNESBURG - Former Transnet strategy manager Francis Callard is giving evidence at the Zondo Commission on Friday after days of shocking evidence of corruption and maladministration by the company's acting group chief executive. WATCH: Ex-Transnet...
Gift of the givers

Makhanda Municipality Reaches Out To Gift Of The Givers To Resolve Payment Row

CAPE TOWN - The Makhanda Municipality is trying to resolve a dispute over funding for relief efforts after the Gift of the Givers withdrew from the drought-stricken area.The NGO helped the municipality in the...
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EPPA Considers Public Protector’s Intervention In Robben Island Museum Case

CAPE TOWN - The Ex-Political Prisoners Association is considering approaching the Public Protector to intervene in an investigation at Robben Island Museum.Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa ordered the probe to look into claims...

Ndifuna Ukwazi: CoCT Ignoring National Legislation If Foreshore Project Approved

CAPE TOWN - Land and housing activist group Ndifuna Ukwazi claims the City of Cape Town is ignoring national legislation if it allows a new development on the Foreshore to go ahead.The Harbour Arch...
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Nkoana-Mashabane Arrives At Court For District Six Land Restitution Case

CAPE TOWN - The Rural Development and Land Reform Minister has arrived at court on Friday in a restitution case involving hundreds of land claimants. Last month, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane was ordered to appear in the...
western cape

WC ANC Clears The Air On ‘Divisions’ Over Iqbal Survé Donation

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape on Thursday refuted claims by some members that it was deeply divided.This after the provincial working committee suspended treasurer Maurencia Gillion pending an investigation into...
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Saray Khumalo’s Everest Joy Tempered By Team Member’s Fall

JOHANNESBURG - Saray Khumalo, the first black African woman to summit Mount Everest, is now making her way back to base camp, with her victory dampened by the disappearance of one of her team...
state capture

Zondo ‘Horrified’ Over Abuse Of Taxpayers’ Money At Transnet

PRETORIA - Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has described the flagrant abuse and waste of taxpayers’ money at Transnet as “horrifying”.Zondo was responding to evidence by the parastatal’s acting group chief executive, Mohammed Mahomedy,...

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DA To Take Appropriate Steps Against Zille Over ‘Black Privilege’ Tweets

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said he had personally spoken to outgoing Western Cape Premier Helen Zille about her recent tweets on black...
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