NEC Approves ANC in Dispute With Up Over October 7 Rally Date

[Observer] Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya, chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), has advised the Unity Party (UP), which has planned to conclude its campaign rallies on the 7th of October, to look at other options as the Alternative Nationa…

[Observer] Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya, chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), has advised the Unity Party (UP), which has planned to conclude its campaign rallies on the 7th of October, to look at other options as the Alternative National Congress (ANC) is the party scheduled by NEC to hold a grand rally on that date. "In the interest of public safety, the NEC has informed the UP that it should look at other options for holding its rally," he said, noting that, "the Commission has written a letter to t

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‘Sinai – the Forum of Divine Religions’ Conf. Kicks Off in Sharm El Sheikh

[Egypt Online] A conference on heavenly religions, entitled “Sinai: The Forum of divine religions “, kicked off on Thursday 28/9/2017 in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh.

[Egypt Online] A conference on heavenly religions, entitled "Sinai: The Forum of divine religions ", kicked off on Thursday 28/9/2017 in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh.

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House Robbery Suspects Arrested – Bethelsdorp

[SAPS] In addressing trio crimes as outlined by the National Trio Crime Action Plan, two suspects were arrested by members of the Visible Gang Intervention team last night, 4 October 2017, while they were still busy robbing a family in Imbuia Street Be…

[SAPS] In addressing trio crimes as outlined by the National Trio Crime Action Plan, two suspects were arrested by members of the Visible Gang Intervention team last night, 4 October 2017, while they were still busy robbing a family in Imbuia Street Bethelsdorp.

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Police Watchdog Struggles to Finalise Investigations

[GroundUp] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) had run up R21.5 million in irregular expenditure by the end of the last financial year, earning it a tongue lashing from the Police Committee at a hearing in Parliament this week. It i…

[GroundUp] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) had run up R21.5 million in irregular expenditure by the end of the last financial year, earning it a tongue lashing from the Police Committee at a hearing in Parliament this week. It is a 740% increase from the previous year.

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Saxonwold Is True Site of Zuma’s Capture – Opposition Leader

[News24Wire] A small group of DA supporters braved the cold and rain on Thursday to march close to the Gupta family’s Saxonwold compound in Johannesburg to protest against state capture.

[News24Wire] A small group of DA supporters braved the cold and rain on Thursday to march close to the Gupta family's Saxonwold compound in Johannesburg to protest against state capture.

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Kieron Pollard to Lead Bloem City Blazers

[News24Wire] West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been named as captain of the Bloem City Blazers for the inaugural T20 Global League starting in South Africa in November.

[News24Wire] West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been named as captain of the Bloem City Blazers for the inaugural T20 Global League starting in South Africa in November.

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Marikana Residents March for Safety

[GroundUp] Hundreds of people from the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East marched on Thursday to the Cape Town Civic Centre and the provincial head office of the South African Police Service (SAPS) to hand over a memorandum.

[GroundUp] Hundreds of people from the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East marched on Thursday to the Cape Town Civic Centre and the provincial head office of the South African Police Service (SAPS) to hand over a memorandum.

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In the ANC Leadership Race, Past Performance Is No Guarantee of Future Results

[Daily Maverick] With just 10-and-a-half weeks to go until the ANC conference in December, the air is thick with predictions. Some believe Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has built sufficient momentum and that his train will keep on rolling on. Others…

[Daily Maverick] With just 10-and-a-half weeks to go until the ANC conference in December, the air is thick with predictions. Some believe Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has built sufficient momentum and that his train will keep on rolling on. Others, sometimes with very little evidence, believe that there is simply no way President Jacob Zuma can lose, and so Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a shoo-in. In the middle are the predictions that the ANC will tear itself apart, or that a judge will have to make a final decision, or

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Warriors Satisfied With Start Ahead of Titans Trip

[News24Wire] Warriors coach Malibongwe Maketa has mixed feelings about the start his side has made to the Sunfoil Series season as they prepare to take on the Titans at Willowmoore Park in Benoni from Friday.

[News24Wire] Warriors coach Malibongwe Maketa has mixed feelings about the start his side has made to the Sunfoil Series season as they prepare to take on the Titans at Willowmoore Park in Benoni from Friday.

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