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SACP pokes holes in Zuma’s testimony at state capture inquiry

The ANC’s own alliance partner, the SACP, has called into question former president Jacob Zuma’s testimony this week at the Zondo commission into state capture. SACP spokesperson Alex Mashilo said there might be serious legal implications for Zuma’s testimony over spy allegations within the ANC. “Regarding the old era allegations[…]

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Possibility of snow in the Cape this week

Temperatures are forecast to dip below freezing point in the Matroosberg area from Thursday, which could finally mean snow for those who have had their fingers crossed for a white winter. Matroosberg Nature Reserve recently posted to its Facebook page saying this week could bring the first snowfall for the[…]

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EFF remains unapologetic about Gordhan protest in Parliament

Facing potential sanctions for misbehaving in Parliament, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have remained defiant saying the rules do nothing but protect corrupt politicians. It all stems back to an issue from the week before when the EFF, led by Julius Malema, interrupted Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s department budget speech. They[…]

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Fans around the world mourn Johnny Clegg’s passing

Cities around the globe are mourning the passing of musician Johnny Clegg who for decades became a reliable export of South African musical culture to the rest of the world. Clegg died in his Johannesburg home after battling with pancreatic cancer since 2015. He was 66. Independent New York-based South African entertainment[…]

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Huge dusky dolphin pod spotted in Chapman’s Bay

Lucky locals became unexpectedly surrounded by cheerful swimming and jumping dusky dolphins in what appeared to be the thousands during a casual sea outing over the weekend. Yesterday, ocean-lover and creator of the Seafari App, which allows users to report marine mammal sightings from around the globe, took to the[…]

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Zuma at state capture inquiry: Will he out more people?

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear for a second day at the commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday and is likely to “out” more people. On Monday, Zuma, who had been implicated by several witnesses at the commission, told commission head Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo[…]

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