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Commission of Inquiry into State Capture named

President Jacob Zuma has named a Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. President Zuma said Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has named Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Mnyamezeli Mlungisi Zondo to head the Commission. This takes after previous Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela’s report into State of Capture and consequent requests issued by …

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Heatwave soars

The South African Weather Service says some parts of the Northern Cape, Free State, North West, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and Gauteng will be affected due to the high-pressure system. Climate Service has issued notices of heatwave conditions with the mercury anticipated that would hit 42°C on Monday. As temperatures in particularly …

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Use CACH to get a place at varsity

Grade 12 learners, who passed matric in 2017 but have not yet secured a place at a university or college, have been urged to use the Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) system. CACH is the Department of Higher Education and Training’s online application portal designed for Grade 12 students who …

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Intelligence-led joint operation thwarted syndicate

A suspect was arrested and his accomplice escaped following an incident in which police obstructed kidnapping scene in which the pair demanded ransom. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said a joint sting operation was instituted following information they received about affirmed kidnapping occurrence, requesting Thohoyandou businessman to drop a ransom …

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More barriers to lessening roads fatalities

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi says traffic authorities will ensure people conform to the guidelines of the roads to diminish bloodletting during this festive season. “Our traffic officers will keep on conducting more roadblocks throughout the country amid this bubbly season and beyond,” said Maswanganyi. He said law enforcement operations will …

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Condolences keep pouring in for kwaito legend

Memorial service for the late Robbie “Ntsimbhi” Malinga will be held at  Grace Bible Church, Soweto on Friday. Malinga succumbed to pancreatic cancer on Christmas day. He was 49. President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday joined exhausting hearts including his cabinet ministers, celebrities, soccer outfit and union pioneers to extend sympathies …

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AfriForum, DA won’t fold their arms while ANC “steal” land

The civil rights watchdog AfriForum says the African National Congress (ANC) decision to amend South Africa’s Constitution to allow seizure without pay comes down to a decision to submit theft and to put the country on a comparable road of demolition that Zimbabwe followed in its encroachment of property rights. …

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Avoid citizens cash: Zuma appealing state Capture judgment

For whatever length of time that President Jacob Zuma isn’t utilising taxpayer’s money to appeal Gauteng North High Court State Capture judgment, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) welcome his humiliating moves in an attempt to contradict the judges’ ruling. “We have certainty that the Supreme Court will humiliate him again and …

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AFM investigate Deloitte with respect to Steinhoff debacle

In an endeavor to advance sensible and clear cash related markets, Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is investigating conditions which prompted Steinhoff’s widely publicised bookkeeping anomalies. AFM confirmed in a statement on Friday that it is investigating Steinhoff financial statements audited by Deloitte. “Recently international media paid much …

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COSATU totally reinforce Shoprite strike

Tills quit ringing at retail stores     Christmas shoppers planning to push trollies loaded with essential needs and other items will on Friday return home empty-handed as tills at one the major retail stores countrywide jam. More than 30 000 workers at Shoprite Checkers and its subsidiaries including OK …

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