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De Klerk name change to go ahead

FW de Klerk

The proposal to rename Table Bay Boulevard to FW de Klerk Boulevard will go ahead, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille’s office said on Monday. “We are going to council on the 28th of January and subject to approval in council, the remaining of the road will take place,” spokeswoman …

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Zuma meets Greek orthodox pope

Theodoris

President Jacob Zuma met with the Pope and Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria and All Africa: Theodoris II on Sunday in Pretoria. Zuma, flanked by Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe and a delegation from the international relations and cooperation department, welcomed Theodoris II to his official …

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Man arrested after Ecape woman raped

MAN ARRESTED AFTER ECAPE WOMAN RAPED

Eastern Cape police have arrested a man for raping a woman at her home in Ngonyama in the Dutywa area, a spokesman said on Sunday. Spokesman Captain Jackson Manatha said the man overpowered the woman during the attack at around noon on Saturday, and raped her. She reported the rape …

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Zuma must talk or else: EFF

EFF leader Julius Malema has warned that his party will disrupt President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address, if the leader does not appear before Parliament for a question and answer session, the City Press reported on Sunday. Malema sent a two-page letter to Parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete requesting …

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Venus starts season with win

Veteran Venus Williams began the season with her 46th career title as she beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday to win the ASB Classic. The 34-year-old American took a step up from 2014, when she lost the Auckland final to Ana Ivanovic. Third seed Williams struggled in the …

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SARS Suspends Richer again

The SA Revenue Service’s strategic planning and risk group executive, Peter Richer, has been suspended again, Sars said on Wednesday. Richer was officially suspended on Tuesday, it said in a statement. He and deputy Sars commissioner Ivan Pillay were initially suspended on December 5 amid allegations of a special projects …

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Cop son, 12, in court for attempted murder

A 12-year-old is expected to appear in the Germiston Magistrate’s Court on Monday on a charge of attempted murder, Gauteng police said. “A case of attempted murder and possession of unlicensed firearm was opened against the boy and [he] was arrested,” said Sergeant Phora Nkuna. The boy, who is the …

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Cape gov reshuffle: nothing sinister

A recent reshuffle in the DA-led Western Cape government had nothing to do with quotas of Afrikaner representatives, former Health MEC Theuns Botha said on Saturday. “The media speculation of any sinister reason for Minister [NomaFrench] Mbombo and I swopping portfolios is unfounded and untrue,” said Botha in a statement. …

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