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Two injured in Ladysmith collision

Two woman were injured this morning, one seriously, after a light motor vehicle and bakkie collided at the Harrismith and Soldiers Way intersection in Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with provincial services, arrived on the scene and found both vehicles on the side of the road. The bakkie was …

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SABC CEO quits

SABC Acting Group CEO Jimi Matthews resigned on Monday. The veteran journalist leaves the public broadcaster amid a series of scandals. Matthews says he has compromised his values for months because he mistakenly believed he could be more effective inside the SABC. He said in a statement the prevailing “corrosive atmosphere” …

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Thoko Didiza to hit campaign trail in Tshwane


Thoko Didiza is hitting the campaign trail in Tshwane on Friday morning. The ANC’s mayoral candidate for the capital spoke out for the first time since her nomination. Didiza said it’s a pity some residents resonated to violence and that these incidents don’t reflect the feelings of the people of …

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Muthambi in new bid to appeal Motsoeneng ruling

Faith Muthambi

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has argued in an application to the Supreme Court of Appeal that she did not believe that the Public Protector’s findings against SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng presented an obstacle to appointing him to the job. Muthambi said in the light of all the facts …

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SAPS condemns ‘misleading’ looting photos

Photographs that were circulating on social media and published in a daily newspaper that suggest police officers took part in the looting of shops in Tshwane townships “were misleading and untrue”, the SA Police Service (SAPS) said. So here they are looting just as much as the protesters. — …

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