Michael Spavor: China investigates second Canadian

A second Canadian who has gone missing in China is reportedly under investigation on suspicion of “engaging in activities that harm China’s national security”. Businessman Michael Spavor was “being investigated” by the Dandong city branch of China’s ministry of state security and the probe started on December 10, a government news[…]

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Well known Cape Muslim businessman kidnapped

A 65 year old Plattekloof businessman was allegedly abducted at his business premises in Parow on Monday morning. The man has been identified as Liaqat Allie Parker, the founder member of the Foodprop Group. He is also a board member of Al Amien Foods and a non-executive board member of[…]

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Equal Education meets with WCED over sexual harassment allegations

Equal Education (EE) members have met with various role players from the Western Cape Education Department to discuss the recent developments around allegations of sexual harassment within the organisation and their ongoing work in the province. The organisation said they now had three separate processes currently running to investigate allegations[…]

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Officer, magistrate in Pauw case probed for suspected misconduct

The investigating officer who obtained warrants of arrest for The President’s Keepers author Jacques Pauw and News24 investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh – and the magistrate who signed off on them – are now under investigation for possible misconduct. This was ordered by Durban magistrate Irfaan Khallil, who presided over an[…]

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Conditions ‘were ripe’ for Knysna fires

A spark was all that was needed for a massive fire which left seven people dead in Knysna to rage out of control as conditions were ideal, said Knysna chief fire services officer Colin Manuel on Monday. Presenting his investigation into the causes of the fire that led to the[…]

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