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No charges yet for SA citizen detained in Oman

The family of a South African citizen currently held in detention by Omani authorities say she has not been formally charged. It’s believed that 23-year-old Chloe Collins was arrested in relation to the role she allegedly played in assisting her brother to leave the Middle Eastern country. It is suspected[…]

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Zuma to face 18 charges

Prosecutors analysing former president Jacob Zuma’s representations to avoid his day in court have recommended that all charges against him be reinstated. City Press has reliably learnt that a team of five senior prosecutors unanimously recommended on Friday that Zuma face all charges that were previously withdrawn against him. They[…]

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Numsa calls for Zuma to face charges

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa are calling for President Jacob Zuma to face the 783 charges brought against him by the National Prosecuting Authority in 2007. Re-elected union secretary‚ Irvin Jim‚ said the conference had resolved that Zuma face the charges and be sent to jail if[…]

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Assault charges laid against ANC WC secretary

Criminal charges have been laid against ANC Western Cape secretary, Faiez Jacobs, who is accused of assaulting a researcher at the party’s offices. “I received a message from the complainant [Wesly Seale] sharing with me that he received a call from the SAPS that Comrade Faiez Jacobs is formally charged,”[…]

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Lawyers want charges against students dropped

Lawyers are working tirelessly to ensure charges are dropped against 23 students arrested outside the gates of parliament on Wednesday as part of the week-long #FeesMustFall protest. As a result of an interdict obtained by the University of Cape Town (UCT), close to 100 students were arrested in Cape Town[…]

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Charges against Motsoeneng revealed

The SABC has charged its COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng with misconduct ahead of his disciplinary hearing at the end of the month, News24 can exclusively reveal on Friday. The charge sheet and hearing notice, which Motsoeneng signed on Monday, charged Motsoeneng with a number of acts of misconduct. News24 is in[…]

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No criminal charges yet in Al-Bashir case: NPA

The NPA will not yet start criminal proceedings against government officials who may have helped Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir leave South Africa, in violation of a court order. “No, we are not going to consider the matter right now,” National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku said on Wednesday. “They will[…]

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Mandela grandson facing assault charge: Report

A grandson of late former president Nelson Mandela, accused of raping an underage girl, also faces an assault charge, according to a report on Sunday. According to Eyewitness News, an assault case was opened at the Norwood police station by a 41-year-old woman, after the grandson allegedly assaulted her earlier[…]

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Charges against Jiba dropped

Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba was never afraid of being prosecuted, she said on Wednesday. “I was never afraid of the case going forward. You are talking to a prosecutor,” Jiba told reporters in Johannesburg. Earlier in the day the charges against her were officially dropped in the[…]

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Private group lays charges against Zuma, Masutha

Charges of corruption and defeating the ends of justice have been laid against President Jacob Zuma and Justice Minister Michael Masutha over the R17m payout to former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Mxolisi Nxasana, Accountability Now director Paul Hoffman said. The civil complaint was laid at Ocean View police[…]

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