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    DA ‘Surprised’ at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Praise For Dlamini

    In an announcement on Friday, the opposition said President Cyril Ramaphosa had given a “stunning radio interview last night” in which he made “puzzling claims concerning the pastor of ladies, Bathabile Dlamini, expressing that she had set the bar with respect to her work in her portfolio”. Ramaphosa said: “Bathabile Dlamini is [the] Minister of […]

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    Salt River Affordable Housing Project Approved

    It will be released to an unnamed social housing company for a heavily discounted amount of R11.4 million and will eventually provide 820 units for low income families, the mayoral committee member for human settlements, Malusi Booi, said. In October, the City froze plans to transfer the land to social housing company Communicare, citing concerns […]

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    ‘Toy Gun Robbers’ Won’t be Treat Differently – SAPS Warns

    Police spokesperson Captain Andre Beetge said police recovered a hijacked bakkie used to transport furniture in Zwide on Thursday. Beetge said the two occupants of the vehicle were about to deliver a mattress at a house in Magi Street when they were robbed at gunpoint by three suspects travelling in a white VW Golf. Beetge […]

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    Gauteng Government Approves The closure of Illegal Drug Rehab Centre

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    Gauteng social advancement MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza on Friday accepted the closure of the Magaliesburg Health Center, a medication recovery centre where 40-year-old Mahomed Shaik Sulaiman was struck and later kicked the bucket in hospital in October. “We welcome the cooperation of the centre and we implore others who operate illegal centres to follow this example. […]

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    The Allocation of Police in Western Cape is Discriminatory – Court Rule

    Judge MJ Dolamo of the Cape High Court (sitting as the Equality Court) has declared that the allocation of police resources in the Western Cape unfairly discriminates on the basis of race and poverty. The ruling came on Friday morning, and is a victory for the Khayelitsha-based social movement Social Justice Coalition (SJC). The case, […]

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    DJ Shimza’s ‘One Man Show’ Turns Into Leaps And Bounds

    “Please don’t call me as DJ Shimza in the story, it’s just Shimza.” That’s one request that the 29-year-old Tembisa-born DJ, real name Ashley Raphala, makes after our tête-à-tête. He arrives an hour late. “Hi, I’m late, Shimza,” he greets me when he finally arrives with his six-year-old daughter. He immediately scores cool points as […]

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    Jazz Legend Singer, Nancy Wilson Dies at 81

    The Grammy-winning singer, Nancy Wilson who performed everything from jazz ballads to pop songs during a career spanning decades, has died at the age of 81. She died Thursday in California after a long illness, her manager Devra Hall Levy stated. Wilson’s biggest hit was “(You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am” in 1964. It […]

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    Is Hlaudi Motsoeneng Just Riding The Wave of Media Attention?

    Smaller political parties competing for a spot in the election race were failing to impress and were relying on their ability to stand out as truly newsworthy, a media analyst has said. In the wake of the launch of disgraced previous SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s new political gathering, the second new party in as many […]