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Minister Nxesi welcomes arrest of five people who allegedly defrauded UIF of R5.7 million in Covid-19 relief funds

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has welcomed the arrest this weekend of five suspects accused of being part of “the enterprise that scammed R5.7 million” from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) meant to provide relief for workers during the coronavirus (Covid-10) lockdown. The five suspects were arrested in Pretoria[…]

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NPA happy with Ninow sentence

Nicholas Ninow showed no genuine remorse for raping a 7-year-old girl. That’s according to the North Gauteng High Court, which sentenced him to life behind bars for the rape. He was also handed another five years for drug possession. READ: Nicholas Ninow jailed for life There was jubilation from many in court as Ninow was handed[…]

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Families seek justice for two anti-apartheid activists

Thirty years since the deaths of two young Cape Town anti-apartheid activists, their families are still seeking justice. The families want the National Prosecuting Authority to properly investigate the cases. Coline Williams and Robbie Waterwitch are alleged to have accidentally detonated a bomb they were planning to plant at a[…]

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Ramaphosa axes Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi

President Cyril Ramaphosa has fired controversial senior National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) officials Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi. An inquiry, chaired by retired Constitutional Court justice Yvonne Mokgoro, found that Jiba, the suspended deputy national director of public prosecutions, and Mrwebi, suspended special director of public prosecutions, were not fit and[…]

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