Tutu honoured for role in TRC

10 December 2018, 5:59 AM
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been honoured for the important role he played in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission process.
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60 FNB clients sue bank for millions 6 December 2018, 8:05 AM

A group of 60 customers taking First National Bank to court over a theft that happened two years ago says it has proof that the bank was negligent.

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Sewage leak reports denied in Coronationville, Jhb 6 December 2018, 7:09 AM

Johannesburg Water has denied reports that a sewage leak has contaminated water in the Coronationville area.

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15 arrested for muggings at Global Citizen Festival 6 December 2018, 6:25 AM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says 15 people have been arrested and about 50 crime-related cases opened following the 2018 Global Citizen Festival at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg last Sunday.

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Family of 13-year-old rape victim threatened 6 December 2018, 6:00 AM

The family of a 13-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by three men says it is feeling unsafe after one of the family members received death threats.

Prison Cell
Police launch manhunt for escaped prisoners 6 December 2018, 5:51 AM

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for two awaiting trial prisoners.

Vlakfontein murder case continues in Protea Magistrate’s Court 5 December 2018, 9:46 PM

The Vlakfontein murder case will continue in the Protea Magistrate’s Court in Soweto on Thursday morning. On Wednesday, the investigating officer told the court that he found blood when was called to the Khoza household, in Vlakfontein, Lenasia. Banele Ndlovu was under cross-examination. On Tuesday, the matter of the two men accused of the murders, […]

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Parliament can start process of amending the Constitution: Mothapo 5 December 2018, 9:23 PM

Parliament says it can start the process of amending the Constitution. It's now been directed to do so by both the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces

Professor Alfred Nevhutanda
“Journalists were being paid to write ‘fake stories’” 5 December 2018, 9:13 PM

The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) says it is alarmed by a statement from National Lotteries Commission‘s (NLC) chairperson, Professor Alfred Nevhutanda that the State Security Agency (SSA) must investigate journalists.

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Several witnesses to testify at pre-sentencing procedures of Rohde 5 December 2018, 9:13 PM

The State has called several witnesses to testify during the start of pre-sentencing procedures of convicted wife killer, Jason Rohde. Earlier, the matter was delayed in the Cape Town High Court due to load shedding.

Deputy President of AgriSA Pierre Vercuelli
Land reform poses a threat to food security: AgriSA 5 December 2018, 8:23 PM

AgriSA says its opposition to expropriation of land without compensation doesn't mean that it's against land reform.

Miguel Louw
Miguel Louw’s accused re-arrested, charged for murder 5 December 2018, 8:21 PM

A 43-year-old man charged with kidnapping 10-year old Miguel Louw has been re-arrested and charged with the boy's murder.

Qunu residents mark 5th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death 5 December 2018, 8:05 PM

It was business as usual for the community of Qunu in the Eastern Cape and surrounding areas, as the country marks the 5th anniversary of the passing of Nelson Mandela.

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KZN High Court grants 5-year-old blood transfusion 5 December 2018, 7:55 PM

The High Court in Durban has extended the order it granted the KwaZulu-Natal Health Department to continue administering the blood transfusion to a five-year-old boy.

Home Affairs announces relaxation of travel requirements for children 5 December 2018, 6:05 PM

The Department of Home Affairs has announced relaxation of some international travel requirements for children going through South African ports of entry.

IPO responds to SABC crisis, SOS statement 5 December 2018, 5:27 PM

The Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) has welcomed the call from the Save Our SABC (SOS) and the Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) for all major stakeholders to desist from any action that may lead to the collapse of the present board and the resignation of its executive management.

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Msimanga calls on Premier to scrap e-tolls in Gauteng 5 December 2018, 4:31 PM

DA Gauteng Premier candidate Solly Msimanga has handed over a petition calling on Premier David Makhura to scrap e-tolls.

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About 50 crime-related cases opened following Global Citizen Festival incidents 5 December 2018, 4:12 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says about 50 crime-related cases have been opened following the 2018 Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg last Sunday.

Tutu sends condolences to Dr Alex Boraine family 5 December 2018, 4:05 PM

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has expressed his condolences to the family of former Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Deputy Chairperson, Dr Alex Boraine who died in Cape Town on Wednesday morning at the age of 87.

Officer gives testimony on Vlakfontein murder scene 5 December 2018, 3:34 PM

The investigating officer in the Vlakfontein murder case has told the court that he found blood at the Khoza household when he was called to the crime scene in Lenasia.

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TRC’s Vice-Chairperson Alex Boraine passes away 5 December 2018, 2:20 PM

The former Vice-Chairperson of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Dr Alex Boraine, has passed away  in Constantia, Cape Town, at the age of 87.

AgriSA will approach court if section 25 is amended 5 December 2018, 12:25 PM

The National farmers union Agri-SA says on behalf of its members and farming communities at large it will approach the court if section 25 of the Constitution is amended.

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NDPP urged to revive dropped cases against prominent individuals 5 December 2018, 12:15 PM

The Right-To-Know Campaign is calling on the new NDPP, Shamila Batohi to revive the dropped cases against prominent people including politicians, who have allegedly violated the law.

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2015 matric pupils still fighting for release of results 5 December 2018, 11:42 AM

Pupils at the centre of 2015 mass copying scandal are fighting for their matric results for all subjects to be released.

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Two prominent Westbury leaders arrested 5 December 2018, 11:41 AM

Two prominent Westbury leaders have been arrested following early morning protests in the Johannesburg township.

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Report provides insight into vulnerability of disabled women 5 December 2018, 11:16 AM

A new report has given insight into how vulnerable people living with disabilities can be prone to gender-based violence.

The MEC for Safety and Security in KwaZulu-Natal Mxolisi Kaunda
KZN has highest murder rate: MEC 5 December 2018, 9:50 AM

The MEC for Safety and Security in KwaZulu-Natal Mxolisi Kaunda says that the province is the highest number of murders in South Africa.

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Rohde sentencing procedures resume 5 December 2018, 8:08 AM

Sentencing procedures in the trial of former property mogul, Jason Rohde are on Wednesday set to resume in the High Court in Cape Town.

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Court to rule in Jehova’s Witnesses blood donation case 5 December 2018, 8:02 AM

The Durban High Court is expected to rule on the case of a five year-old boy who suffers from sicle-cell anaemia.

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Man in court for infecting minor with HIV 5 December 2018, 7:16 AM

A 44-year-old man has allegedly raped and infected his seven year-old niece with HIV.

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State Capture Inquiry to resume in January 5 December 2018, 7:00 AM

The State Capture Inquiry will resume its hearings in January next year. The commission will no longer be hearing evidence for the rest of this year.