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ANC backs off on EFF report

Faced with a clearly combative opposition, the ANC on Thursday night abandoned a debate in the National Assembly on a report calling for the suspension of 20 Economic Freedom Fighters MPs from the legislature. The decision came after five hours of tense meetings in Parliament, while riot police were again[…]

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Delft victim found alive

The victim of an alleged mob justice attack in Delft has been found, the City of Cape Town said on Thursday. “The City of Cape Town… has tracked down the victim of an assault captured on video, which also featured three law enforcement officers,” the city’s executive director for safety[…]

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ANC veterans say Zuma must pay: Report

ANC veterans believe President Jacob Zuma should do the honourable thing and pay back some of the R246 million in state funds used to upgrade his private Nkandla home in KwaZulu-Natal, the Mail and Guardian reported on Friday. Veterans’ League president Sandi Sejake, former ANC MP Ben Turok, and former[…]

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No deal with Ramaphosa: Zille

The DA would never enter into a deal that jeopardised its mandate, the party’s leader Helen Zille vowed on Thursday, during a protest on the steps of Parliament. “When [Deputy President] Cyril Ramaphosa says a deal was done — the DA would never, and has never, and will never, enter[…]

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No record of Delft killing: Police

The victim of an alleged mob justice attack in Delft, Cape Town, did not succumb to his injuries, Western Cape police said on Thursday. “This office has no record of a fatality in this regard, and also no record that the victim reported a case,” Lt-Col Andre Traut said. “We[…]

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‘Political approach’ needed for Cosatu

The ANC has stepped in once again to help embattled Cosatu deal with the internal struggles which have divided the trade union federation. This included the charges against its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) president Sidumo Dlamini told reporters in Johannesburg on Thursday. “The ANC-led[…]

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Numsa, supporting unions file court papers

Numsa and its seven supporting unions have filed papers in the High Court in Johannesburg in a bid to get Cosatu to hold a special national congress. “We have jointly filed papers with other affiliates to demand convening of the special national congress,” Numsa spokesman Castro Ngobese said on Wednesday.[…]

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ANCYL protest application denied: AIG

The Tshwane municipality has declined the ANC Youth League’s application to protest near the Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) music concerts in Pretoria, organisers said on Wednesday. “With this we would like to confirm to concertgoers, who might [have] had security concerns, that this issue has now been resolved,” AIG spokesman[…]

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De Kock wants parole refusal set aside

Apartheid-era assassin Eugene de Kock will file an application in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday to have his parole refusal set aside. In August, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha announced that De Kock, who has been nicknamed “Prime Evil”, would have to wait another year before[…]

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DoJ to intensify campaign against defaulters

Ahead of the annual 16 Days of Activism for violence against women and children, the Department of Justice is intensifying awareness around its Operation Isondlo. The campaign seeks to tackle maintenance defaulters, by enforcing stricter regulations that ensure individuals are unable to forgo their financial and parental obligations. Department regional[…]

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