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Gender commission to investigate Ndlozi over tweets

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is investigating a complaint against EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi after he defended the harassment of a woman journalist by red berets during the recent Clicks protests in Cape Town. In a statement on Friday evening, the commission said it had received a formal complaint[…]

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SA says no evidence of Iranian plot to kill US envoy

South Africa’s state security agency on Friday said it had found no evidence that Iran was plotting to assassinate the US ambassador to Pretoria, Lana Marks. A US media report, quoting unnamed officials, earlier this week said that Iran was planning to kill the US ambassador to South Africa ahead[…]

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Hawks investigating murder of WCape top cop

Western Cape police say the Hawks will investigate circumstances which led to the fatal shooting of senior detective in the Anti Gang Unit, Lt Colonel Charl Kinnear. The 52-year-old Kinnear was shot several times in his car a few metres from his Bishop Lavis home in Cape Town this afternoon.[…]

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IEC ready to resume by-elections during lockdown Level 1

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is set to resume by-elections, and plans to clear the backlog of all outstanding polls on 11 November 2020. In a statement issued on Friday, the commission said the scheduling of by-elections follows consultations with Cogta Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as well as[…]

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Man allegedly jumped to his death on Cape highway

A case of culpable homicide has been opened by the South African Police Service (SAPS) after a man allegedly jumped off the bridge at Hindle Road onto the R300 South on Wednesday afternoon [September 16]. He has not yet been identified. The incident occurred at about 2pm. According to the[…]

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Child kidnapping cases increase yearly in SA

In light of the recent attempted kidnapping of a child at a restaurant in Johannesburg, Missing Children SA is appealing to parents to be incredibly vigilant with their children. The NGO warns that they see a yearly increase in children going missing. Last week, South Africans were shocked by a[…]

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President Ramaphosa moves South Africa to Level 1

It’s the news we have all been waiting for since lockdown began in March. South Africa has finally been moved to Level 1 restrictions as from Monday, September 21. In his national address on Wedneday, September 15, President Cyril Ramaphosa said, “Although we have made remarkable progress, a number of[…]

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St Helena Bay protests for housing flares up again

Another round of protests have broken out in the St Helena Bay area, after residents of Laingville expressed their dissatisfaction at the provision of housing in the area. Those passing through the area are warned to be vigilant. As reported by SABC News, residents are unhappy about the allocation of[…]

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