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WATCH: Public Protector releases reports
28 January 2020, 12:35 PM

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane holds a media briefing where she is releasing a number of investigation reports.

She will also comment on issues of public interest affecting her office.

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WATCH: Enock Mpianzi Memorial Service
28 January 2020, 11:50 AM

Parktown Boys High will be hosting a Memorial Service for Enock Mpianzi who drowned at a school camp at the Nyathi Bush and Riverbreak Lodge in the North West about two weeks ago.

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WATCH: Inquest into Neil Aggett’s death
28 January 2020, 9:57 AM

The inquest into the 1982 death in detention of anti-apartheid activist Dr Neil Aggett continues in Johannesburg.

Joseph Nyampule, a former security branch member at the then John Vorster Square will continue with his testimony.

Aggett, a medical doctor was found hanging in his cell on February 5, 1982.

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Diepsloot residents on looting rampage as protest intensifies
23 January 2020, 12:36 PM

Disgruntled residents of Diepsloot north of Johannesburg have gone on a rampage looting spaza shops in the township.

 

Protesters have also blockaded several roads in the area including William Nicol Drive.

Police have attempted to calm the situation. However, the number of protestors continues to increase.

They have also fired rubber bullets at demonstrators in an attempt to disperse them.

 

The protest follows the killing of a police officer last week.

54-year-old Detective Oupa Matjie was fatally wounded on Friday while tracing suspects wanted in a case of attempted murder and house robbery.

It’s understood that two undocumented foreign nationals have been arrested in connection with his murder.

Residents say they want undocumented foreign nationals to leave the township, blaming them for the high crime rate in the area.

The community has called on Police Minister Bheki Cele to urgently meet with them to discuss a solution to reduce crime.

 

 

Joburg, Tshwane speakers suspended without pay
23 January 2020, 12:20 PM

Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Lebogang Maile has called former Speaker of Johannesburg Vasco Da Gama a ‘constitutional delinquent’.

Maile said this was the reason he was suspending him for three months without pay.

Da Gama along with City of Tshwane Speaker Katlego Mathebe have been suspended as councillors without pay.

Mathebe’s suspension will extend to six months.

Both the City of Johannesburg and Tshwane recently lost their mayors with Tshwane descending into chaos.

Addressing a media briefing, Maile said he gave the two sufficient time to provide compelling reasons not to be suspended but they failed to do so.

Watch the media briefing below:

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