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kobus

WATCH LIVE: Zondo Inquiry Keeps Focus On Law Enforcement

JOHANNESBURG - Hawks investigator Kobus Roelofse continues with his testimony as the Zondo Inquiry looks into state capture within law enforcement. WATCH: Zondo Inquiry keeps focus on law enforcementhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZpDfoAaI2UEWN
Clarissa

Stellenbosch University To Contribute To Clarissa Lindoor’s Funeral

CAPE TOWN - Stellenbosch University on Thursday said the death of a young mother who was killed allegedly by her boyfriend should inspire people to intensify the struggle against gender-based violence.Clarissa Lindoor was beaten...
pandor

Pandor To Meet African Diaspora Representatives Over Xenophobic Attacks

JOHANNESBURG - International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor is expected to meet with members of the African Diaspora in Pretoria on Friday.The meeting comes after the recent attacks against foreign nationals in and around Gauteng...
Panayiotou

Alleged Middleman In Jayde Panayiotou Murder Expected Back In Court

CAPE TOWN - The alleged middleman in the Jayde Panayiotou murder case is back in the High Court in Port Elizabeth on Friday.The teacher was kidnapped and killed in April 2015 on the instruction...

Man Slapped With 19-year Sentence For Raping Boy (12)

CAPE TOWN – A man has been jailed for 19 years for raping a child.Yandisa Jonas was sentenced on Thursday in the Butterworth Regional Court.In 2017, he attacked and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy.The...

Police Deployed To Roodepoort As Protesters Burn Tyres, Block Traffic

JOHANNESBURG - Police have been deployed to Roodepoort where several roads have been blocked off to traffic due to protest action. It's not yet clear what has sparked the demonstrations. The police's Nonhlanhla Khumalo has urged...
Sprinbok

Springboks Told World Cup Victory ‘Most Important’ For Rainbow Nation

TOKYO - South African Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa has told the Springboks that World Cup victory is "most important" as a unifying symbol for the Rainbow Nation.Mthethwa delivered his message personally on Friday when...
jeff rabede

Radebe, Mbatha Start Mission To Mend Relations Between SA, African Countries

JOHANNESBURG - Former Energy Minister Jeff Radebe and African National Congress (ANC) veteran Dr Khulu Mbatha have started their mission to mend relations between South Africa and other countries on the continent, starting in...

‘Local Is Lekker’: Ramaphosa Urges Departments To Use Local Products

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa said government is going to put more pressure on departments to ensure local products are used.Ramaphosa was addressing the 14th national congress of the South African Textile Workers Union...
rampaphosa

Ramaphosa Calls For Joint Sitting To Find New Ways Of Combatting GBV

CAPE TOWN - Combatting violence against women is high on Parliament's agenda again this week.President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a joint sitting of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces (NCOP) to...
eThekwini Municipality

DA Slams eThekwini Municipality’s Incentive Of R200m To Taxi Operators

DURBAN - The Democratic Alliance (DA) in eThekwini has on Monday lashed out at the local municipality for spending over R200 million in paying taxi operators for good behaviour and called for accountability.The municipality,...
sandf

SANDF To Stay In WC Until March 2020

JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the employment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in gang-ridden parts of the Western Cape until 31 March next year, starting on Monday.“President Cyril Ramaphosa...
Nicholas Ninow

NPA: Postponement Of Rapist Ninow’s Sentencing Not A Delay Tactic

PRETORIA - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said the postponement of sentencing proceedings in the Dros rape trial to next month should not be seen as a delay tactic.On Monday, the High Court in...
Police Minister Bheki Cele

Cele Confident High Crime Rate In SA Can Be Brought Down

JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele is confident that the high crime rate in the country can still be fixed.The minister said he believed that previous leaders had systematic means in place to weaken...
Zondo inquiry

WATCH LIVE: Zondo Inquiry Keeps Focus On SABC

JOHANNESBURG - The state capture inquiry is hearing more testimony related to the SABC. Acting CEO of the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) Garth Strachan is scheduled to give testimony. WATCH: Zondo Inquiry keeps...

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Something To PonderWhich Way Now For The South African Child?When the current generation of parents and grandparents were young, discipline started...

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