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News 24 South Africa
Land reform department posts ‘dismal’ performance figures, ‘worse’ financesRural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti (GCIS) “Our figures
Land reform department posts ‘dismal’ performance figures, ‘worse’ finances
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 hours ago
Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti (GCIS) “Our figures show we have performed dismally. Our finances look even worse.” Senior officials from the department of rural development and land reform admitted this before their... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nhleko plans to transform SAPSINDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice Minister Nathi Nhleko acknowledged that transforming th
Nhleko plans to transform SAPS
iol.co.za / Posted 23 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice Minister Nathi Nhleko acknowledged that transforming the police would be a monumental task. File photo: Masi Losi Cape Town - Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko is grabbing the opportunity offered by the Marikana commission... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motion of Impeachment Against Zuma RejectedBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 The motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma was re
Motion of Impeachment Against Zuma Rejected
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 The motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma was rejected in the National Assembly on Tuesday. Political parties debated the motion, brought by DA leader Mmusi Maimane, who called for an ad hoc committee to be set up to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Barbs fly as motion to impeach JZ failsEPAA DA motion for a special parliamentary committee to impeach President Jacob
Barbs fly as motion to impeach JZ fails
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
EPAA DA motion for a special parliamentary committee to impeach President Jacob Zuma has failed. Parliament - It had the potential to explode into yet more scenes of chaos in the House, but firm presiding during the debate on a DA motion for a... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
DA's bid to impeach Zuma failsThe Democratic Alliance brought a motion to impeach Zuma to Parliament because
DA's bid to impeach Zuma fails
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
The Democratic Alliance brought a motion to impeach Zuma to Parliament because it blamed his government for allowing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to leave the country, despite the North Gauteng High Court ordering that he be stopped from... Read more
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iol.co.za
Breaking through closed ranks in SAPSAPNational police commissioner Riah Phiyega takes an oath before giving evidenc
Breaking through closed ranks in SAPS
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
APNational police commissioner Riah Phiyega takes an oath before giving evidence at the Farlam commission of inquiry. File Photo: Themba Hadebe The inquiry into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega will focus on what she did after the Marikana... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
'Nuclear build will be affordable'South Africa was firmly committed to adding to its nuclear energy capacity but
'Nuclear build will be affordable'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa was firmly committed to adding to its nuclear energy capacity but would only sign a supplier agreement with another country if it was affordable and in line with local procurement rules, energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson told MPs on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pics show Lucky Montana entertaining women on trainBiénne Huisman, Andisiwe Makinana and Pieter-Louis Myburgh Johannesburg - Thes
Pics show Lucky Montana entertaining women on train
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Biénne Huisman, Andisiwe Makinana and Pieter-Louis Myburgh Johannesburg - These pictures show axed Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) Group CEO Lucky Montana entertaining a group of women on a luxurious train ride as part of a Cape Town weekend... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Police spin doctor grilled by MPsIt was national police spokesperson Solly Makgale’s turn to face the music in P
Police spin doctor grilled by MPs
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
It was national police spokesperson Solly Makgale’s turn to face the music in Parliament on Friday. The South African police’s chief spin doctor found himself in the firing line as he explained to MPs how a media statement “misrepresenting”... Read more
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iol.co.za
Top cops’ defiance puts their jobs in jeopardyINDEPENDENT MEDIAWOMENS TOUCH: An all-female JMPD operation took place yesterda
Top cops’ defiance puts their jobs in jeopardy
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAWOMENS TOUCH: An all-female JMPD operation took place yesterday in different parts of Joburg during which female officers gave flowers and fruits to female drivers to mark the end of Womens Month. Johannesburg - The jobs of the... Read more
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The New Age
Parly grills Makgale for not retracting Phiyega statementParliament's Police Committee wants change in the top management of the SA Poli
Parly grills Makgale for not retracting Phiyega statement
The New Age / Posted 6 days ago
Parliament's Police Committee wants change in the top management of the SA Police Services. The announcement by Chairperson Francois Beukman came after a meeting in which members grilled SAPS spokesperson, Solomon Makgale, for not retracting a... Read more
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iol.co.za
MPs lambaste Phiyega spin doctorINDEPENDENT MEDIANational Commissioner of Police General Riah Phiyega has been
MPs lambaste Phiyega spin doctor
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANational Commissioner of Police General Riah Phiyega has been put on notice of suspension by President Jacob Zuma. File picture: BHEKI RADEBE Parliament – The South African police’s chief spin doctor on Friday found himself in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANCYL Gauteng PEC Denies Supporting MabeBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 The ANCYL in Gauteng has denied that it has resol
ANCYL Gauteng PEC Denies Supporting Mabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 The ANCYL in Gauteng has denied that it has resolved to support ANC MP Pule Mabe for the position of league president. This was after its provincial secretary Bones Modise told News24 in a recorded telephonic interview... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANCYL Gauteng PEC denies supporting MabeGenevieve Quintal, News24 Pule Mabe. (File, Netwerk24) Johannesburg - The ANC
ANCYL Gauteng PEC denies supporting Mabe
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Genevieve Quintal, News24 Pule Mabe. (File, Netwerk24) Johannesburg - The ANCYL in Gauteng has denied that it has resolved to support ANC MP Pule Mabe for the position of league president. This was after its provincial secretary Bones Modise told... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANCYL Gauteng PEC Backs Mabe for PresidentBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 The ANCYL Gauteng provincial executive committee
ANCYL Gauteng PEC Backs Mabe for President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 The ANCYL Gauteng provincial executive committee (PEC) has unanimously decided to back ANC MP Pule Mabe for the position of president. "The PEC of Gauteng has just concluded now and with regards to the presidential... Read more
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8d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Budget burdens bordersA large number of weapons and millions of rands in contraband and drugs were al
Budget burdens borders
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
A large number of weapons and millions of rands in contraband and drugs were also confiscated, the SA National Defence Force told the parliamentary portfolio committee on defence. Secretary of defence Sam Gulube said: "Our borders remain porous... Read more
8d
News 24 South Africa
ANCYL Gauteng PEC backs Mabe for presidentGenevieve Quintal, News24 Pule Mabe. (Picture: City Press) Johannesburg - The
ANCYL Gauteng PEC backs Mabe for president
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Genevieve Quintal, News24 Pule Mabe. (Picture: City Press) Johannesburg - The ANCYL Gauteng provincial executive committee (PEC) has unanimously decided to back ANC MP Pule Mabe for the position of president. "The PEC of Gauteng has just concluded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North West Lobbying Other Provinces to Support Me - MaineBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 The North West ANC Youth League has been lobbying
North West Lobbying Other Provinces to Support Me - Maine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 The North West ANC Youth League has been lobbying around the country for its chairperson Collen Maine's candidacy for league president. "What we have done as a province... we have mandated the provincial secretary of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC MP Mabe Seeking Legal Advice On Prasa ReportBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 ANC MP Pule Mabe is seeking legal advice after ad
ANC MP Mabe Seeking Legal Advice On Prasa Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 ANC MP Pule Mabe is seeking legal advice after adverse findings were made against him in the public protector's report into maladministration at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa). "He instructed me to assist him... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
North West lobbying other provinces to support me MaineCollen Maine (Photo supplied) Johannesburg - The North West ANC Youth League h
North West lobbying other provinces to support me Maine
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Collen Maine (Photo supplied) Johannesburg - The North West ANC Youth League has been lobbying around the country for its chairperson Collen Maine's candidacy for league president. "What we have done as a province... we have mandated the provincial... Read more
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9d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Analysis: SOEs not ANC's junior train setAccording to the statistics agency, real GDP at market prices shrank by 1.3% fo
Analysis: SOEs not ANC's junior train set
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
According to the statistics agency, real GDP at market prices shrank by 1.3% for the second quarter of this year. This decrease is mainly attributable to the decline in the manufacturing, mining, fishing and agricultural industries. With current... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC MP Mabe seeking legal advice on Prasa reportGenevieve Quintal, News24 Pule Mabe. (Picture: City Press) Johannesburg - ANC
ANC MP Mabe seeking legal advice on Prasa report
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Genevieve Quintal, News24 Pule Mabe. (Picture: City Press) Johannesburg - ANC MP Pule Mabe is seeking legal advice after adverse findings were made against him in the public protector's report into maladministration at the Passenger Rail Agency of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Parliament failed Tony Yengeni, says Thandi ModiseCape Town - Fourteen years after former ANC chief whip Tony Yengeni was investi
Parliament failed Tony Yengeni, says Thandi Modise
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Cape Town - Fourteen years after former ANC chief whip Tony Yengeni was investigated by Parliament’s ethics committee for his failure to declare the 47% discount on his luxury Mercedes-Benz 4x4 and therefore violating Parliament’s code of conduct, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are Judges Under Threat or Do They Complain Too Much?By Richard Calland, University of Cape Town Next week, South African President
Are Judges Under Threat or Do They Complain Too Much?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
By Richard Calland, University of Cape Town Next week, South African President Jacob Zuma will sit down with its chief justice for an unprecedented, potentially watershed discussion. It would be fascinating to be a fly on the wall to observe how... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Are judges in South Africa under threat or do they complain too much?It would be fascinating to be a fly on the wall to observe how the country’s tw
Are judges in South Africa under threat or do they complain too much?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
It would be fascinating to be a fly on the wall to observe how the country’s two most important constitutional office-holders handle a very sensitive conversation about a very delicate topic: judicial independence. The meeting, set for August 27,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Are judges in SA under threat or do they complain too much?Next week, South African President Jacob Zuma will sit down with its chief just
Are judges in SA under threat or do they complain too much?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Next week, South African President Jacob Zuma will sit down with its chief justice for an unprecedented, potentially watershed discussion. It would be fascinating to be a fly on the wall to observe how the country’s two most important constitutional... Read more
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iol.co.za
Are SA judges really under threat?APNext week, President Jacob Zuma will sit down with Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogo
Are SA judges really under threat?
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
APNext week, President Jacob Zuma will sit down with Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng for an unprecedented, potentially watershed discussion. File photo: Siphiwe Sibeko Are the judges’ concerns justified or do they complain too much? Richard Calland... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SMSgate: Riah Phiyega's strange waysLast week, Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard, shadow police min
SMSgate: Riah Phiyega's strange ways
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
Last week, Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard, shadow police minister and perpetual thorn in the ruling party’s side, gave a television interview to news channel ANN7 in which she expressed displeasure with Police Commissioner Riah... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA challenges legality of Nhleko reportCape Town - The Democratic Alliance on Wednesday launched a court challenge aga
DA challenges legality of Nhleko report
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance on Wednesday launched a court challenge against Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on the Nkandla security upgrade a day after the ANC muscled it through the National Assembly. “Court papers are being filed as... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA challenges legailty of Nhleko reportCape Town - The Democratic Alliance on Wednesday launched a court challenge aga
DA challenges legailty of Nhleko report
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance on Wednesday launched a court challenge against Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on the Nkandla security upgrade a day after the ANC muscled it through the National Assembly. “Court papers are being filed as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Phiyega Sent SMSNational Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega did send an SMS to DA MP Dianne Kohle
Phiyega Sent SMS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega did send an SMS to DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard telling her "I am not made by you and cannot be undone by you", police have confirmed. "It is rather surprising that Ms Kohler Barnard suddenly alleges that she... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Phiyega sent SMS policeAdam Wakefield, News24 "It is rather surprising that Ms Kohler Barnard suddenl
Phiyega sent SMS police
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Adam Wakefield, News24 "It is rather surprising that Ms Kohler Barnard suddenly alleges that she no longer knows the National Commissioner’s cellphone number, although she has previously received communication from the same number," spokesperson... Read more
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iol.co.za
Phiyega: SAPS heads face probeINDEPENDENT MEDIAIf national police commissioner Generla Riah Phiyega thought p
Phiyega: SAPS heads face probe
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAIf national police commissioner Generla Riah Phiyega thought public support by the nine provincial commissioners strengthened her hand in the fight for her job, Tuesdays police committee proceedings indicated this rearguard action... Read more
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iol.co.za
Phiyega in firing line over SMSParliament - National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega found herself in
Phiyega in firing line over SMS
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Parliament - National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega found herself in hot water with MPs again on Tuesday - this time over a defiant SMS she reportedly sent to one of them. The text message to Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler Barnard... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Step aside: 'I am black and proud' says PhiyegaNational Commissioner Riah Phiyega found herself in trouble again with the Poli
Step aside: 'I am black and proud' says Phiyega
Mail & Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
National Commissioner Riah Phiyega found herself in trouble again with the Police Committee in Parliament on Tuesday, when Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard revealed an sms she had been sent by Phiyega last week. In the sms, Phiyega tells... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Nkandla report adoptedANC MP Cedric Frolick emphasised that the work on the residence was "incomplete
Nkandla report adopted
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
ANC MP Cedric Frolick emphasised that the work on the residence was "incomplete", while MP Mmamaloko Kubayi said the narrative around Nkandla had painted it as opulent and extravagant. "There is no comfort, let alone security," Kubayi said. The... Read more
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The New Age
National Assembly approves Nhleko report on Nkandla, opposition heading to courtThe National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a report endorsing the police minister
National Assembly approves Nhleko report on Nkandla, opposition heading to court
The New Age / Posted 16 days ago
The National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a report endorsing the police minister’s exonoration of President Jacob Zuma in the Nkandka scandal to which the opposition said they will go to court to enforce Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s finding that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nhleko report passed despite oppositionParliament – The National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a report endorsing the po
Nhleko report passed despite opposition
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Parliament – The National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a report endorsing the police minister’s exonoration of President Jacob Zuma in the Nkandka scandal to which the opposition said they will go to court to enforce Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s... Read more
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Eye Witness News
NA approves Nkandla report exonerating Zuma The ANC used its majority in the house depite an outcry by opposition parties
NA approves Nkandla report exonerating Zuma
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
The ANC used its majority in the house depite an outcry by opposition parties and a walkout by the EFF. FILE: Minister Nhleko found the president does not owe anything for the upgrades which included a... Read more
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iafrica.com
Phiyega in hot water over DA SMSNational Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. Credit: GCIS National police commis
Phiyega in hot water over DA SMS
iafrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. Credit: GCIS National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has come under fresh criticism over an SMS sent to DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard. "I am black, proud, capable and get it clear you can take nothing from... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC signals more of your cash will be spent on #NkandlaANC MP Cedric Frolick emphasised that the work at Nkandla was "incomplete". Th
ANC signals more of your cash will be spent on #Nkandla
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
ANC MP Cedric Frolick emphasised that the work at Nkandla was "incomplete". The National Assembly accepted Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's highly contested report‚ which found that Zuma did not have to pay back a single cent of taxpayers' money‚ in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
A surprising SMS, allegedly from top cop Phiyega, lands her in more hot waterNational police commissioner Riah Phiyega is in trouble in Parliament because s
A surprising SMS, allegedly from top cop Phiyega, lands her in more hot water
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
National police commissioner Riah Phiyega is in trouble in Parliament because she allegedly sent a surprising text message to a DA MP. The MP, Dianne Kohler Barnard, told the parliamentary portfolio committee on police today that she received the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
More Nkandla questionsWITH reference to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home, by the time the firefigh
More Nkandla questions
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
WITH reference to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home, by the time the firefighters remove the child-safety net from the swimming pool, the house has burnt down anyway. And aren’t all purpose-built emergency water-storage facilities supposed to be... Read more
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iol.co.za
Phiyega in firing line over SMS to DA MPParliament - National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega found herself in
Phiyega in firing line over SMS to DA MP
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Parliament - National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega found herself in hot water with MPs again on Tuesday - this time over a defiant SMS she reportedly sent to one of them. The text message to Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler Barnard... Read more
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iol.co.za
Suspended Speaker staying putJohannesburg - Suspended Speaker of the Limpopo legislature Merriam Ramadwa rem
Suspended Speaker staying put
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Johannesburg - Suspended Speaker of the Limpopo legislature Merriam Ramadwa remained defiant in the face of impending charges by her party. The ANC’s provincial working committee confirmed on Monday that Ramadwa’s party membership has been... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘R153m Marikana probe offered little’REUTERSCrosses on koppies at Marikanas 'Hill of Horror' lament the loss of 34 l
‘R153m Marikana probe offered little’
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
REUTERSCrosses on koppies at Marikanas 'Hill of Horror' lament the loss of 34 lives in clashes with police in 2012. Picture: Simphiwe Sibeko Johannesburg - Three days before the third anniversary of the police killings of 34 Marikana miners on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farlam Commission Passed Buck - MaimaneInstead of taking a decisive stance on the Marikana shootings in the interests
Farlam Commission Passed Buck - Maimane
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Instead of taking a decisive stance on the Marikana shootings in the interests of justice, the Farlam Commission passed the buck, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Thursday. Speaking during Parliament's debate on the Farlam Commision of Inquiry's... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Malema: Marikana was premeditated murderCongress of the People MP Willie Madisha branding the ruling party as “witches”
Malema: Marikana was premeditated murder
Mail & Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
Congress of the People MP Willie Madisha branding the ruling party as “witches”, while the Economic Freedom Fighters called for more people to be held accountable. In a span debate in Parliament on Thursday on the Marikana commission of Inquiry... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Phiyega can't count on pals in high placesNEWS ANALYSIS It was a Saturday afternoon, hours after General Riah Phiyega ma
Phiyega can't count on pals in high places
Mail & Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
NEWS ANALYSIS It was a Saturday afternoon, hours after General Riah Phiyega made her literally 11th-hour submissions to President Jacob Zuma about why she is fit to hold office, when a media statement from the South African Police Service’s national... Read more
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The New Age
Phiyega and company must not be sacrificed like Eugene de Kock:MalemaSouth African national police commissioner Riah Phiyega must not take the fall
Phiyega and company must not be sacrificed like Eugene de Kock:Malema
The New Age / Posted 21 days ago
South African national police commissioner Riah Phiyega must not take the fall alone for the massacre of 34 mineworkers in Marikana in the North West province in 2012, Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema said on Thursday. Introducing a debate in... Read more
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