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    Mahlangu, Officials Summoned To Pay A Portion Of Esidimeni Compensation

    The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it has written to Gauteng Premier David Makhura to demand that he takes action to recover from implicated state officials some of the millions of rand paid out to compensate victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy. The DA said it had sent letters of demand to Makhura and […]

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    Zille Obtains Interdict Against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

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    Western Cape Premier Helen Zille obtained an urgent interdict against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the Speaker of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature, not to act against her at this stage regarding her controversial tweets on colonialism. Mkhwebane, in her report issued last month, directed that the Speaker, Sharna Fernandez, had to take action against […]

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    President Ramaphosa Exalts Nelson Mandela As A Symbol Of Humanity

    President Cyril Ramaphosa exalted Nelson Mandela as a symbol of humanity in a moving tribute to the country’s revered former statesman. He also poked fun at former US President Barack Obama dancing skills…or lack thereof. Ramaphosa said: “I have laid in bed and dreamt of being like Madiba, Obama has achieved this. Nobel Peace Laureate, […]

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    Zwelihle Protests Claims The Innocent Life Of A Two-Week-Old Baby

    Hermanus authorities have not been able to quell the protests that have plagued Zwelihle for the past two weeks. The one thing we have all feared for has happened. A two-week-old baby, Anothando, has become a casualty of this unrest. Who is spearheading the Zwelihle violent protests A disgruntled group of the Zwelihle community is […]

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    Eskom Warns Of Blackouts For Debt-Ridden Free State Municipalities

    National power utility, Eskom, is determined to recoup costs from defaulting municipalities. The beleaguered power supplier has set its sight on two Free State municipalities, threating to cut them from the power grid should their debts not be settled immediately. South Africa’s power supplier is struggling financially – that’s no secret. The state-owned enterprise (SOE) […]

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    How To Prepare Ostrich Mince Bobotie

    Ingredients 15 ml sunflower oil 1 onion, finely sliced 15 ml curry powder 1 large apple, peeled and cubed 70 ml apricot jam 4 slices white bread 125 ml milk 500 g ostrich mince 2 large eggs   Method  Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat a saucepan over a medium heat, then add the oil. Add […]

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    Obama To Deliver Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture In Johannesburg

    Former US president Barack Obama is expected to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Around 9 000 people are expected to attend the event at Wanderers Stadium. The lecture, in partnership with the Motsepe Foundation, comes a day before Nelson Mandela International Day and is themed: “Renewing the Mandela Legacy and […]

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    EFF Calls On Political Parties To Respect SABC Independence

    The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called on political parties, especially the African National Congress (ANC), to respect the independence of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) as the country edges closer to 2019’s polls. The red berets made submissions at the public broadcaster’s commission of inquiry into editorial interference. The EFF says it has […]

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    Patricia De Lille’s Battle With DA Set To Reinforce

    Mayor Patricia de Lille’s battle with the Democratic Alliance (DA) is once again set to reinforce. She could face another motion of no confidence when the council meets next week. The DA also intends appealing a High Court ruling which reinstated her party membership in June. The party is also weighing up whether to restart […]

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    Cricket SA Appoints Moroe As CEO On Permanent Basis

    Thabang Moroe will officially be the chief executive officer of Cricket South Africa on a permanent basis after he had been acting in the role in the past year following the departure of Haroon Lorgat last year. Lorgat had stepped down as the CEO of South African cricket’s governing body following the failed attempt at […]