Doctors happy with Kathrada’s recovery – foundation

ANC struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada’s condition following an operation remains unchanged. On Monday, Ahmed Kathrada Foundation spokesperson Neeshen Balton said he saw the 87-year-old on Sunday night and he appeared to have had a restful night on Saturday. “There aren’t significant signs of improvement, he is still being kept sedated[…]

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Ex-Mandela cop set to be grilled on apartheid ‘secrets’

The policeman previously hand-picked by former president Nelson Mandela to head up an elite investigative team is set to be grilled in the witness stand on Monday and reveal more alleged apartheid-era cover-ups. Major General Andre Lincoln is expected to be cross-examined in the Western Cape High Court. An original[…]

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Police intensify probe in Chief Justice Office burglary

Police say they have intensified their investigation into the theft of 15 computers from the Chief Justice’s offices in Midrand, north of Johannesburg occurred the day after the Constitutional Court handed down its judgment on the grants crisis. Fifteen computers, containing confidential information on South Africa’s judges were stolen during[…]

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Sassa grant-holders finally out of limbo

17 million social grant recipients on Friday morning were finally put out of limbo when the Constitutional Court  ruled that Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) will continue to pay South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) grants on 1 April. This until another entity is contracted to do so. In a much[…]

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High Court to hear application by former Prasa board

The High Court in Pretoria is set to hear an urgent application by the former directors and chairperson of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board Popo Molefe to set aside the decision of Transport Minister Dipuo Peters to dissolve the board. Molefe’s legal team is expected to[…]

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