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JOHANNESBURG – Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy leader Floyd Shivambu has dismissed a report further linking him and his brother to the looting of the VBS Mutual Bank, including financing for their parents’ home.The Daily Maverick is reporting that along with the R16 million in illicit payments, VBS also...
JOHANNESBURG - African National Congress (ANC) spokesperson Pule Mabe has been accused of sexual harassment by his personal assistant, who claims Mabe wanted to have sex with her in return for the job.Eyewitness News can reveal that the 26-year-old sent a grievance letter against Mabe to the party’s deputy...
Omotoso
The rape trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso has been postponed to early next year. The Port Elizabeth court is waiting for the outcome of a Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) decision on his application for Judge Mandela Makaula's recusal.Omotoso and his co-accused, Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, made...
AB Xuma Primary school in Orlando
JOHANNESBURG – A former Soweto scholar patrol guard is expected to learn his fate on Monday as the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court delivers judgment in his sexual abuse case.Johannes Molefe is standing trial for allegedly abusing dozens of pupils from the AB Xuma Primary School in Soweto.The 58-year-old man faces three...
car insurance
Getting your first car? Insurance should be your first consideration. As the year draws to a close, one thing that many South Africans are hopeful for is a bonus or thirteenth cheque to supplement their spending over the December holidays. With the added boost of income, this is also the period...
Congolese Doctor 'Miracle' Mukwege.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, they call him "Doctor Miracle" for his surgical skill and dedication in helping women overcome the injuries and trauma of sexual abuse and rape.Denis Mukwege is a crusading gynaecologist who has spent more than two decades treating appalling injuries inflicted on women in...
A special dinner to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's (TRC) final report, was held on Sunday, to honour former TRC chairperson archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu.Tutu along with other members of the TRC were at the dinner which took place at a Stellenbosch hotel.The dinner...
Jamal Khashoggi.
Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe," CNN said on Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder.The source told the US network the transcript made clear the killing was premeditated, and suggests several phone calls were...
police
CAPE TOWN - No arrests have yet been made following a shooting at the Mitchells Plain School of Skills matric ball in Philippi.Two men, aged 34 and 41, were shot and killed on Friday night as they were driving away from the venue where the dance was taking place.It is believed...
Dianne Case
Cape Town - A group of residents from Wynberg were due to protest Monday morning against the granting of bail to a man who allegedly viciously attacked children’s author Dianne Case while she tried to help him.The attack happened just three days into the 16 Days of Activism for...
Floyd Shivambu
JOHANNESBURG – New information has emerged claiming Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy president Floyd Shivambu used his influence with VBS Mutual Bank's management to secure a home loan for his parents’ house.The Daily Maverick's investigative unit Scorpio is reporting that along with the R16 million in illicit payments, VBS also approved a R1.46 million...
DA leader Mmusi Maimane.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane is threatening legal action against facilities company, Bosasa, for its alleged failure to reveal whether it has business dealings with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s son, Andile.Maimane’s threats came after Bosasa, now known as African Global, responded to the opposition party’s PAIA application in which Maimane wanted...
sabc
Opposition parties and workers unions have reacted to the resignation of four SABC board members saying government needs to intervene.Krish Naidoo, Khanyisile Kweyama, John Mattison and Mathatha Tsedu resigned as part of the interim board earlier this week.Parliament's portfolio committee was looking to fill four other vacancies before the...
netcare
At least 20 people have died on KwaZulu-Natal’s roads in two major crashes this weekend.In the latest crash on the N2 near Empangeni, 13 people died when a vehicle collided with a minibus taxi on Saturday night.On Saturday night, seven people died in a crash on the R614 involving...
Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe
Eskom says it will only take court action against some of the international companies contracted to do work at two of its stations as a last resort.The utility has accused the companies for substandard work done at Medupi and Kusile Power Stations.The City Press is reporting that a court...

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