Deputy President ‘Scandal’ Nothing New – Communist Party

[News24Wire] The saga around Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s alleged extramarital affair is nothing new considering the ANC is approaching its elective conference, the SACP in KwaZulu-Natal has said.

[News24Wire] The saga around Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's alleged extramarital affair is nothing new considering the ANC is approaching its elective conference, the SACP in KwaZulu-Natal has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Girls, Aged 5 and 6, Rescued After Traumatic Rape Ordeal

[News24Wire] Two girls who were abducted and raped in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, were rescued on Thursday morning after a large scale search saw officers combing the area by air and on the ground.

[News24Wire] Two girls who were abducted and raped in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, were rescued on Thursday morning after a large scale search saw officers combing the area by air and on the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mail and Guardian Wins Last-Minute Bid to Have Urgent Court Interdict Dismissed

[News24Wire] In a last-minute bid, the Mail & Guardian has won a court battle interdicting them from publishing an article about a prominent Johannesburg lawyer, accused of sexually harassing a woman while she was a candidate attorney at his firm.

[News24Wire] In a last-minute bid, the Mail & Guardian has won a court battle interdicting them from publishing an article about a prominent Johannesburg lawyer, accused of sexually harassing a woman while she was a candidate attorney at his firm.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

All About the Women in Musician Diamond Platinumz’s Life

[Nation] Diamond’s breakout song “Kamwambie” in 2009 was inspired by a heartbreak. The girl in question was Sarah who apparently dumped the heartthrob because he was poor.

[Nation] Diamond's breakout song "Kamwambie" in 2009 was inspired by a heartbreak. The girl in question was Sarah who apparently dumped the heartthrob because he was poor.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Deputy Agriculture Minister Speaks on Corruption in Department

[News24Wire] An anti-corruption unit should be established to investigate corruption in the agricultural industry, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Bheki Cele said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] An anti-corruption unit should be established to investigate corruption in the agricultural industry, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Bheki Cele said on Thursday.

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Refilwe Housing Project to Give Dignity to Beneficiaries

[News24Wire] Project Tirane, a R161m housing project in Refilwe township in Cullinan, east of Pretoria, will help dismantle the legacy of townships and give residents dignity, said Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga.

[News24Wire] Project Tirane, a R161m housing project in Refilwe township in Cullinan, east of Pretoria, will help dismantle the legacy of townships and give residents dignity, said Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘People’s Tribunal’ Set Up to Hear Evidence On Arms Trade Corruption

[Daily Maverick] Civil society organisations on Wednesday announced a People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime to be held in Johannesburg in November. The state’s not willing to act, but someone has to. Such tribunals have been successful before and this on…

[Daily Maverick] Civil society organisations on Wednesday announced a People's Tribunal on Economic Crime to be held in Johannesburg in November. The state's not willing to act, but someone has to. Such tribunals have been successful before and this one could provide a record of evidence for future leaders to prosecute the corrupt. By GREG NICOLSON.

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Electricity Theft – Kliptown ‘Hero’ Brings Light to Forgotten Community

[Daily Maverick] Sparks sits in his shack in an informal settlement in Kliptown smoking a pipe with his friends. Just above his head a tangle of wires snakes out of the shack in all directions, a veritable distribution board supplying power to hundreds…

[Daily Maverick] Sparks sits in his shack in an informal settlement in Kliptown smoking a pipe with his friends. Just above his head a tangle of wires snakes out of the shack in all directions, a veritable distribution board supplying power to hundreds of residents of one of Johannesburg's oldest townships. His connections are illegal but it's the only way residents here can access electricity. By BHEKI C SIMELANE.

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Elgar, Siboto Give Titans Command

[News24Wire] Dean Elgar registered his 33rd first-class century as the Titans took a big step towards victory after three days of their season-opening Sunfoil Series encounter against the Dolphins at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Dean Elgar registered his 33rd first-class century as the Titans took a big step towards victory after three days of their season-opening Sunfoil Series encounter against the Dolphins at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa