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Marikana activist in court following escape from custody

RUSTENBURG – Marikana activist Napoleon Webster and five other men are expected to appear in the Bafokeng Magistrate’s Court in Tlhabane near Rustenburg on Wednesday. The Forum 4 Service Delivery (F4SD) councillor is charged with escaping from lawful custody, while Lizalise Qikane, Vuyolethu Gunguthwa, Fuzile Mgidi, Sandile Zulu, Malibongwe Witness …

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Five accused in Northcliff triple murder due in court

JOHANNESBURG – Five men, accused of kidnapping and murdering three members of a Northcliff family, are expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. Lechani Mlambo (28), Lucky Ligege (36)‚ Lesley Mokgadi (35), Robert Maluleke (28) and Japan Malatjie (28) face charges of housebreaking with intent to rob, …

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MPs to grill SA Express over wasteful expenditure

 Government’s regional carrier South African Express is appearing in front of Parliament’s watchdog, Scopa, on Wednesday.  Just like SAA, the ailing SA Express is in financial trouble, and it will have to answer questions from the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, about fruitless and wasteful expenditure. While the carrier recording a …

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Robert McBride no stranger to controversy

 The head of the police watchdog is rejecting claims that he attacked a young woman. Robert McBride said the person who laid the complaint is not the alleged victim. He also claimed the complaint is linked to Khomotso Phahlane, the former police chief accused of corruption. McBride is no stranger …

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Letter to be submitted today: Hanekom

Derek Hanekom has tweeted that he’ll be submitting his letter shortly. To all media who have been trying to get hold of me today, and wanting interviews: sorry. Been busy. The letter will be submitted today. — Derek Hanekom (@Derek_Hanekom) August 28, 2017 Monday’s the deadline for him to provide …

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Police minister welcomes peace deal in Hout Bay

 Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula has welcomed a peace deal reached by Imizamo Yethu community leaders. On Sunday, the minister visited the area, following days of violent protests. He condemned the burning of property, warning that lawlessness won’t be tolerated. Mbalula says police visibility will also be increased in the area …

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