Pastor Omotoso Makes Another Brief Appearance in Court

[News24Wire] Charismatic Nigerian Pastor, Timothy Omotoso, and his three co-accused, made another brief appearance in the Port Elizabeth Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Charismatic Nigerian Pastor, Timothy Omotoso, and his three co-accused, made another brief appearance in the Port Elizabeth Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

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Winnie Memorial – Young and Old Come to Honour ‘Queen’ of South Africa

[News24Wire] Crowds streamed into Orlando Stadium on Wednesday morning as the official national memorial service for fallen struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela got underway.

[News24Wire] Crowds streamed into Orlando Stadium on Wednesday morning as the official national memorial service for fallen struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela got underway.

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Lobby Group Pursues Charges Against Prosecution Chief

[News24Wire] Lobby group AfriForum approached the Silverton police station on Wednesday to have National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) boss Shaun Abrahams charged with corruption, fraud, theft, extortion and forgery.

[News24Wire] Lobby group AfriForum approached the Silverton police station on Wednesday to have National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) boss Shaun Abrahams charged with corruption, fraud, theft, extortion and forgery.

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Winnie – Film Reveals Apartheid State’s Strategic Attempts to Tarnish Her Public Image

[Daily Maverick] The 2017 documentary ‘Winnie’, to be broadcast on e.tv on Wednesday evening, tells a side of the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela story which is rarely heard. Former apartheid security operatives openly tell the camera how they worked to plan…

[Daily Maverick] The 2017 documentary 'Winnie', to be broadcast on e.tv on Wednesday evening, tells a side of the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela story which is rarely heard. Former apartheid security operatives openly tell the camera how they worked to plant negative stories about Madikizela-Mandela in the national and international media - and the pressure that was exerted on Nelson Mandela and the ANC to cut ties with the "Mother of the Nation". By REBECCA DAVIS.

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Parliament’s Increasingly Useless Website

[Daily Maverick] The people’s assembly, Parliament, has a constitutional responsibility to “facilitate public involvement in the legislative and other processes of the Assembly and its committees”. Its mission statement says it aims to offer “an opport…

[Daily Maverick] The people's assembly, Parliament, has a constitutional responsibility to "facilitate public involvement in the legislative and other processes of the Assembly and its committees". Its mission statement says it aims to offer "an opportunity for South Africans to participate in the decision-making processes that affect their lives". The question is how? There appears to be a predilection for mediated, events-based initiatives such as oversight visits, the annual Taking Parliament to the People, or calls for

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Swazi Govt ‘Denies Buying Luxury Cars Worth U.S.$7.5 Million for King Mswati’s Birthday Bash’

[News24Wire] Swaziland’s government has reportedly denied claims that it bought a fleet of BMW 740i vehicles worth $7.5 million ahead of King Mswati III’s birthday next week.

[News24Wire] Swaziland's government has reportedly denied claims that it bought a fleet of BMW 740i vehicles worth $7.5 million ahead of King Mswati III's birthday next week.

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Two ‘Sun City’ Escapees Shot Dead in KZN

[News24Wire] Two of the men who escaped from Johannesburg Correctional Centre, known as “Sun City”, earlier this week have been shot dead in KwaZulu-Natal, the Hawks confirmed on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Two of the men who escaped from Johannesburg Correctional Centre, known as "Sun City", earlier this week have been shot dead in KwaZulu-Natal, the Hawks confirmed on Wednesday.

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Deforestation – NCF Seeks Database of Indigenous Trees

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The National Conservation Foundation (NCF) has called on government at all levels to ensure that urban planning incorporates green and woodland spaces at all stages of development.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The National Conservation Foundation (NCF) has called on government at all levels to ensure that urban planning incorporates green and woodland spaces at all stages of development.

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NERC Queries World Bank’s U.S.$112 Million Guarantee On Gas Sales Agreement for Calabar Plant

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has written to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to express its worries about the Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) signed with a priva…

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has written to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to express its worries about the Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) signed with a private gas firm, Accugas Limited for the supply of gas to its 562 megawatts (MW) Calabar power plant, and which the World Bank guaranteed after initially refusing to.

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