Business Robbers Nabbed Olifantshoek

[SAPS] Olifantshoek Police nabbed two suspects who allegedly robbed a small business situated in the Olifantshoek Squatter Camp. It is alleged that on 11 September 2017 at about 22:15, the two 24-year-old suspects threatened the business owner with a k…

[SAPS] Olifantshoek Police nabbed two suspects who allegedly robbed a small business situated in the Olifantshoek Squatter Camp. It is alleged that on 11 September 2017 at about 22:15, the two 24-year-old suspects threatened the business owner with a knife and firearm, before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of money and cellphones.

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Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Council Hung As Opposition Stays Away

[News24Wire] The ongoing conflict between the UDM and the DA over former deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani spilled over into a Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting on Thursday when the coalition failed to get the numbers required to convene the meeting.

[News24Wire] The ongoing conflict between the UDM and the DA over former deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani spilled over into a Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting on Thursday when the coalition failed to get the numbers required to convene the meeting.

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Nelson Mandela Bay Stars Can Unify City, Says Trollip

[News24Wire] Using sport as a unifying force has become a powerful element in South African society and Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Athol Trollip is confident the Nelson Mandela Bay Stars cricket team will do that for the region.

[News24Wire] Using sport as a unifying force has become a powerful element in South African society and Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Athol Trollip is confident the Nelson Mandela Bay Stars cricket team will do that for the region.

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Dlamini-Zuma Is in, Makhosi Khoza Is Out of ANC Benches

[Daily Maverick] The ANC benches in Parliament on Thursday gained one doctor, former African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as it lost another, Makhosi Khoza. The governing party knew of the arrival of the one, but not the departu…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC benches in Parliament on Thursday gained one doctor, former African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as it lost another, Makhosi Khoza. The governing party knew of the arrival of the one, but not the departure of the other. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

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Bank of Baroda – What Next for the Soon-to-Be Unbanked Guptas?

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, the North Gauteng High Court dismissed Oakbay’s application to stop the Bank of Baroda closing the accounts of about 20 Gupta-owned companies. As things stand now, the Bank of Baroda is due to pull the plug on Gupta accoun…

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, the North Gauteng High Court dismissed Oakbay's application to stop the Bank of Baroda closing the accounts of about 20 Gupta-owned companies. As things stand now, the Bank of Baroda is due to pull the plug on Gupta accounts at the end of September. The judgment may prove a significant nail in the coffin of the Guptas' South African empire. By REBECCA DAVIS.

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By-Elections – Comebacks, Wins and Losses Across the Board

[Daily Maverick] By-elections held on 20 September saw the African National Congress (ANC) fall short in their bid to win a super marginal ward in Gamagara (Kathu area) in the Northern Cape from the Democratic Alliance (DA), while the ANC and DA had co…

[Daily Maverick] By-elections held on 20 September saw the African National Congress (ANC) fall short in their bid to win a super marginal ward in Gamagara (Kathu area) in the Northern Cape from the Democratic Alliance (DA), while the ANC and DA had comfortable holds in two other wards. There was also a strong second place for a faded political party in the City of Cape Town by-election. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

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ANC Road to December – ‘Unity’ Must Not Be Abused for Self-Serving Purposes

[Daily Maverick] If the ANC allows individual ambitions to dominate instead of doing what is right come the December elective conference, we will see trouble when it comes to the 2019 general elections.

[Daily Maverick] If the ANC allows individual ambitions to dominate instead of doing what is right come the December elective conference, we will see trouble when it comes to the 2019 general elections.

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Labour Federation Lays Charges Against Metrorail With Cape Town Police

[GroundUp] On Thursday, Tony Ehrenreich, Western Cape Provincial Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), laid charges against Metrorail at Cape Town Central Police Station. At issue is the worsening situation of train transpor…

[GroundUp] On Thursday, Tony Ehrenreich, Western Cape Provincial Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), laid charges against Metrorail at Cape Town Central Police Station. At issue is the worsening situation of train transport over the past 10 years.

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