National Assembly postpones vote on Phala Phala report

Parliament has postponed the debate on the Section 89 Independent Panel report on Phala Phala that was due to take place on Tuesday. The debate will now take place next week Tuesday. “The National Assembly Programming Committee (NAPC) has, during its urgent meeting convened on Monday evening, resolved to defer the consideration[…]

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Child kidnapping cases increase yearly in SA

In light of the recent attempted kidnapping of a child at a restaurant in Johannesburg, Missing Children SA is appealing to parents to be incredibly vigilant with their children. The NGO warns that they see a yearly increase in children going missing. Last week, South Africans were shocked by a[…]

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Arms deal commission hands final report to Zuma

President Jacob Zuma said he had received the final report from the commission of inquiry into the arms deal on Wednesday afternoon. In a statement, the Presidency said Zuma received the report in Durban from members of the commission, Judge Willie Seriti and Judge Thekiso Musi. “The commission completed its[…]

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Sunday Times slammed over ‘unfair’ Sars reports

The Sunday Times newspaper on Wednesday was slammed by the Press Ombudsman for its “unfair” reportage on a so-called SA Revenue Service “rogue unit” that breached the press code. “Not only was the content of the stories inaccurate, misleading and unfair, but the conclusions in both the editorial and the[…]

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Phiyega rejects damning reports

Suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega has rejected the findings of two damning reports against her. The reports were released by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Police and Police Minister Nathi Nhleko through a “faceless ministerial reference group”, Phiyega said in a statement on Thursday evening. She said the processes followed[…]

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