The situation is tense in many parts of Johannesburg where sporadic incidents of violent protests and looting have been reported. Police say more officers have been deployed to Maimai Hostel in Johannesburg and they are ready for Monday’s Constitutional Court hearing of former president Jacob Zuma’s rescission application. Gauteng Acting[…]
Former president Jacob Zuma on Sunday denied he refused to appear at the state capture inquiry, and claimed there is a narrative and propaganda to paint him as being defiant of the inquiry. Zuma was addressing a media briefing from his Nkandla home in KwaZulu-Natal after a chaotic day that[…]
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[…]
Two men convicted of shooting dead two Cape Town teenagers and injuring three others got hefty jail sentences in the Blue Downs Regional Court in Cape Town on Thursday. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Andrè Traut said Preston Presence, 23, was sentenced to two terms of life imprisonment for the murders of[…]
An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced 71 persons to prison for 10 years each for “protesting without a security permission and inciting riots” over protests that took place in November 2016 and were dubbed in the media as “The Poor’s Uprising” protests, Anadolu Agency reported, citing the defendants’ lawyer. Amr[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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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