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Families anxiously await Esidimeni findings

Family members are anxious to know if Justice Dikgang Moseneke has recommended the prosecution for former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu and others when he unveils his report on the Life Esidimeni tragedy in Parktown, Johannesburg on Monday morning. Mahlangu and others testified during the lengthy arbitration hearings on the[…]

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The threat social media poses to relationships

Over the past few years, social media has evolved rapidly allowing for communication to be expanded across various mediums. Facebook started off as a platform where one could find lost friends, classmates or college mates to now, a platform of interaction with video calls, instant messaging, posting videos and sharing[…]

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Call to assist Lotus River fire victims

A man and a 7 month old baby have died after a blaze gutted a house in Lotus River in the early hours of Monday morning.  Neighbours woke up to the house engulfed in flames just before 4am, with the Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services quickly on the scene.[…]

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Amcu to launch Marikana families campaign

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is expected to launch a fundraising campaign for the families of mineworkers killed at Marikana. A news conference will be held on Thursday. The labour union’s president is also expected to be present and the union will give an update on civil claims lodged[…]

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Marikana report fails miners: civil society

The failure of the Farlam Commission report on the Marikana Massacre to hold any executive within government accountable for the deaths of 36 miners, has come as little surprise, according to Dr Dale Mckinley of the Right2Know Campaign. The long awaited report was released by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday.[…]

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SAfrican families among ISIL’s newest recruits

At least 23 South African citizens have travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group (ISIL), raising concerns of recruitment activity among the country’s sizeable Muslim community, an Al Jazeera investigation has revealed. Various sources have confirmed with Al Jazeera that at[…]

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