IFP Questions the Whereabouts of Vincent Mdunge

[IFP] The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal is challenging the SAPS to reveal what has happened to former KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Vincent Mdunge, after he was sentenced to five years in prison in May 2015 and had subsequently lost his ap…

[IFP] The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal is challenging the SAPS to reveal what has happened to former KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Vincent Mdunge, after he was sentenced to five years in prison in May 2015 and had subsequently lost his appeal in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

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Rescuers Extend Search Area for Eight Missing Fishermen

[News24Wire] Volunteers have joined in the search for eight missing fishermen after the search area was extended on day four of the recovery efforts, following the capsizing of fishing vessel Maredon on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Volunteers have joined in the search for eight missing fishermen after the search area was extended on day four of the recovery efforts, following the capsizing of fishing vessel Maredon on Sunday.

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KwaZulu Natal Groom Arrested for Murder During Wedding Ceremony

[News24Wire] A KwaZulu-Natal groom was arrested for murder and attempted murder during his wedding ceremony at his home in Ezingwenya Reserve in Eshowe, north of KZN, police said on Monday.

[News24Wire] A KwaZulu-Natal groom was arrested for murder and attempted murder during his wedding ceremony at his home in Ezingwenya Reserve in Eshowe, north of KZN, police said on Monday.

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The War That Provided the Soundtrack for Subversive Afrikaans Rock

[The Conversation Africa] In 1967, military conscription became compulsory for all white men in South Africa over the age of 16. In the subsequent two decades the country got ever deeper involved in the so-called “Border War” on the Namibian/Angolan bo…

[The Conversation Africa] In 1967, military conscription became compulsory for all white men in South Africa over the age of 16. In the subsequent two decades the country got ever deeper involved in the so-called "Border War" on the Namibian/Angolan border. The war was primarily fought between the South African Defence Force (SADF) and the South West African People's Organisation (Swapo). Under the hawk-ish President PW Botha, the role of the military was expanded.

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Cape Town Announces U-Turn On Social Housing

[GroundUp] “We are in need of housing that is why we’re here,” said Woodstock resident Faghmeeda Desiree Ling. She was one of a group of 15 supporters of Recaim the City carrying placards and standing outside the fourth annual Affordable Housing Africa…

[GroundUp] "We are in need of housing that is why we're here," said Woodstock resident Faghmeeda Desiree Ling. She was one of a group of 15 supporters of Recaim the City carrying placards and standing outside the fourth annual Affordable Housing Africa Conference held at a hotel in Cape Town's CBD on Tuesday.

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