ANC National Chairperson Condemns Use of Her Name in Divisive Acts

[ANC] The National Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC), Comrade Baleka Mbete, is outraged by the suggestion that she is behind the production or circulation of electronic posters and other various paraphernalia with her image, lobbying f…

[ANC] The National Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC), Comrade Baleka Mbete, is outraged by the suggestion that she is behind the production or circulation of electronic posters and other various paraphernalia with her image, lobbying for election as ANC President in 2017, that have recently surfaced on various digital platforms.

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Zuma’s Niece Recounts Her Terror As Nkandla Rondavel Goes Up in Flames

[News24Wire] A thatched rondavel on the flanks of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead was razed by fire when it was struck by lightning during a severe thunderstorm on Tuesday afternoon.

[News24Wire] A thatched rondavel on the flanks of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead was razed by fire when it was struck by lightning during a severe thunderstorm on Tuesday afternoon.

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Home Affairs On False Messages Regarding Foreign Nationals

[SA Govt] The Department of Home Affairs has distanced itself from messages circulating on social media networks and Short Message Services (SMS) alleging it has ordered immediate deportation of undocumented migrants from Monday 23 January 2017. It wis…

[SA Govt] The Department of Home Affairs has distanced itself from messages circulating on social media networks and Short Message Services (SMS) alleging it has ordered immediate deportation of undocumented migrants from Monday 23 January 2017. It wishes to inform the public that such information is false. No such statement was made or issued by the department or any official.

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Suspected Dagga Dealer Arrested

[SAPS] King William’s Town -Msobomvu Police arrested a 36 year old man for dealing in dagga. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday 25 January 2017 at about 06:30 at Booi Farm, Butterworth. The suspect was found with dagga that has weight of 7,518kg wit…

[SAPS] King William's Town -Msobomvu Police arrested a 36 year old man for dealing in dagga. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday 25 January 2017 at about 06:30 at Booi Farm, Butterworth. The suspect was found with dagga that has weight of 7,518kg with a street value of R8000,00. The suspect was arrested after police intelligence that he is dealing in dagga.

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Alleged ANC Covert Elections Campaign ‘All Lies’, Activist Says

[News24Wire] Activist and entrepreneur Shaka Sisulu has dismissed the accusation that he was at the centre of an alleged R50m covert elections smear campaign on behalf of the ANC as a “falsehood”.

[News24Wire] Activist and entrepreneur Shaka Sisulu has dismissed the accusation that he was at the centre of an alleged R50m covert elections smear campaign on behalf of the ANC as a "falsehood".

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Activist Facing Forced Return to South Sudan

[HRW] Nairobi -A prominent South Sudanese lawyer and human rights advocate is at risk of unlawful deportation from Kenya to South Sudan, where he could face persecution, Human Rights Watch said today. Kenyan authorities detained the lawyer, Dong Samuel…

[HRW] Nairobi -A prominent South Sudanese lawyer and human rights advocate is at risk of unlawful deportation from Kenya to South Sudan, where he could face persecution, Human Rights Watch said today. Kenyan authorities detained the lawyer, Dong Samuel Luak, on January 23, 2017.

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Stop Meddling in Our Affairs, Malema Told

[The Herald] Government has reminded, in strongest terms, embattled South African opposition politician Mr Julius Malema to mind the business of his waning political career and stop meddling in Zimbabwe’s internal affairs.

[The Herald] Government has reminded, in strongest terms, embattled South African opposition politician Mr Julius Malema to mind the business of his waning political career and stop meddling in Zimbabwe's internal affairs.

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Govt’s Pothole Intervention Laudable

[The Herald] The rains, which pounded most parts of the country, including Harare and surrounding areas in the past several weeks, brought a smile to farmers and city authorities, as crops flourished and dams supplying the city overflowed.But they also…

[The Herald] The rains, which pounded most parts of the country, including Harare and surrounding areas in the past several weeks, brought a smile to farmers and city authorities, as crops flourished and dams supplying the city overflowed.But they also brought a big problem to the capital -- the pothole menace which rendered most roads impassable. We were taken aback when the City of Harare and the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) seemed to take the problem lightly by shifting responsibility on how to de

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Delta’s Performance Reflects Challenges Firms Must Navigate

[The Herald] Golden Sibanda -DELTA Corporation last week reported a significant decline in revenue for the quarter and nine months to December and this was not the first time the group has recorded such a dip.

[The Herald] Golden Sibanda -DELTA Corporation last week reported a significant decline in revenue for the quarter and nine months to December and this was not the first time the group has recorded such a dip.

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ANC Rejects Allegations of ‘R50 Million Covert Campaign’ and Resultant Debt

[ANC] The African National Congress (ANC) has noted and rejects, with the contempt they deserve, reports in the media that the organisation conducted or sought to conduct a “R50m..covert campaign targeting opposition parties” during the 2016 Local Gove…

[ANC] The African National Congress (ANC) has noted and rejects, with the contempt they deserve, reports in the media that the organisation conducted or sought to conduct a "R50m..covert campaign targeting opposition parties" during the 2016 Local Government Election. We further reject any allegation that the organisation owes any monies to any companies purporting to run such clandestine campaign. We welcome that we have been vindicated in this matter by the South Gauteng High Court which dismissed the applicat

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