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You can now go to jail for lying on your CV

A new act signed off by President Ramaphosa this month will ensure that those looking for a job are completely honest about their qualifications or they will face serious consequences. The National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act aims to prevent South Africans from lying about their qualifications on their CVs by[…]

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Dalindyebo still receiving R1.1m salary

Less than a month into his 12-year jail term, AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is recovering from an ailment at a private hospital in the Eastern Cape, safe in the knowledge that his R1.1m salary and medical aid is still being paid. Eastern Cape Correctional Services spokesperson Zama Feni said Dalindyebo[…]

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SACP welcomes Dalindyebo’s incarceration

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Eastern Cape on Thursday welcomed the incarceration of AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo. “Dalindyebo is incarcerated after he was found guilty… on numerous charges of gross violation of the rights of the vulnerable people he is supposed to lead, serve and protect,” SACP[…]

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Sanco welcomes royal family’s promise to help Dalindyebo’s victims

Sanco on Thursday welcomed the Ngangelizwe royal family’s intention to rebuild relations with the victims of AbaThembu King Buyelakhaya Dalindyebo’s “reign of terror”. It would hopefully translate into compensation for those who had suffered human rights violations, and lost livestock and property due to Dalindyebo’s actions, SA National Civic Organisation[…]

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Dalindyebo could spend NYE behind bars

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo may spend the new year behind bars. This follows Justice Minister Michael Masutha’s announcement that he had dismissed an application by Dalindyebo to have his case reopened. Masutha made the announcement at a media briefing in Pretoria on Tuesday afternoon. “I am unable to find anything[…]

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King Dalindyebo’s petition rejected

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s petition to have his case reopened has been dismissed by Justice Minister Michael Masutha. Masutha made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon. On December 23, Dalindyebo received a reprieve when the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha granted him a bail extension until December 30. On the[…]

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I’m a victim of injustice: King Dalindyebo

Hours before Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was expected to report to an Umthatha prison to start serving his 12-year prison sentence, he penned a petition to the High Court, Justice Minister Michael Masuta and President Jacob Zuma where he claimed to have been a victim of injustice. Dalindyebo, who was[…]

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Knesset bill to jail minors passes 1st vote

The Israeli parliament on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow Palestinian minors under 14 who are facing terrorism charges to be sentenced to time in prison, a Knesset press release said. The bill was approved in a preliminary vote with 64 in favor of the bill and 22 against.[…]

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