Dlamini-Zuma Pays Tribute to Mamoepa

[News24Wire] Former African Union chair Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has described government communicator and struggle veteran Ronnie Mamoepa as a revolutionary who in death was like a large tree that has fallen.

[News24Wire] Former African Union chair Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has described government communicator and struggle veteran Ronnie Mamoepa as a revolutionary who in death was like a large tree that has fallen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Suspects Arrested for Business Robbery and Possession of Drugs

[SAPS] King Williams Town: In line with Back to Basics approach on utilisation of resources for crime reduction, K9 Unit members spotted a suspicious male at King Williams Town CBD yesterday. Police stopped and searched a 25 year old male and found 30 …

[SAPS] King Williams Town: In line with Back to Basics approach on utilisation of resources for crime reduction, K9 Unit members spotted a suspicious male at King Williams Town CBD yesterday. Police stopped and searched a 25 year old male and found 30 mandrax tablets in his possession and an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was immediately arrested and charged for possession of drugs.

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The Rebel Who Paid the Price

[Guardian] Had Dr. Olu Onagoruwa died 25 years ago, his obituary would have been on the front page of the Daily Times. He would have made the front pages of many other national newspapers and the cover of several magazines. With profound pathos, I reca…

[Guardian] Had Dr. Olu Onagoruwa died 25 years ago, his obituary would have been on the front page of the Daily Times. He would have made the front pages of many other national newspapers and the cover of several magazines. With profound pathos, I recall a quotation about Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia for 50 years until he was deposed in 1975. I cannot recollect the title of the book or the author now. The author stated about Selassie, who in his years on the throne was referred to as the King of Kings, Elect o

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Significant Successes Yielded During Crime Operation in Imizamo Yethu

[SAPS] In line with our vision to create a safe and secure environment for the community, crime operations conducted by SAPS and other law enforcement agencies in Imizamo Yethu during the past 24 hours yielded significant successes and we are pleased w…

[SAPS] In line with our vision to create a safe and secure environment for the community, crime operations conducted by SAPS and other law enforcement agencies in Imizamo Yethu during the past 24 hours yielded significant successes and we are pleased with the outcome of our crime fighting endeavours.

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Stakeholders Berate Underutilisation of Inland Waterways

[Guardian] The need for optimal utilisation of the nation’s inland waterways has been brought to the fore, as maritime industry stakeholders recount the huge loss of opportunities to underutilisation of the water resources.

[Guardian] The need for optimal utilisation of the nation's inland waterways has been brought to the fore, as maritime industry stakeholders recount the huge loss of opportunities to underutilisation of the water resources.

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#GuptaLeaks – Let’s Hear It for the Good Guy

[Daily Maverick] The revelations contained in the #GuptaLeaks emails may give the impression that everyone the Guptas encountered rolled over to do their bidding – either through pressure from above, or a desire for personal enrichment. Happily, this was not the case. Throughout the emails there is evidence of people who stood up to the Guptas or thwarted their intentions in some way. We take a look at some of those who held the line. By SCORPIO & AMABHUNGANE.

[Daily Maverick] The revelations contained in the #GuptaLeaks emails may give the impression that everyone the Guptas encountered rolled over to do their bidding - either through pressure from above, or a desire for personal enrichment. Happily, this was not the case. Throughout the emails there is evidence of people who stood up to the Guptas or thwarted their intentions in some way. We take a look at some of those who held the line. By SCORPIO & AMABHUNGANE.

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The Country Is At Sea – Time to Paddle Wisely

[Daily Maverick] The population confused voting for a party versus a president on two occasions. South Africa may have believed it was voting for the ANC of Tambo, Mandela or Mbeki, and they could be forgiven for doing so then, but as has clearly trans…

[Daily Maverick] The population confused voting for a party versus a president on two occasions. South Africa may have believed it was voting for the ANC of Tambo, Mandela or Mbeki, and they could be forgiven for doing so then, but as has clearly transpired, they were voting for Jacob Zuma, the Gupta empire and the coven of cronies who have brought this country to its knees.

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Judgment Day for Four Men Accused of Murder, Kidnapping and Robbery

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma announced that a judgment against four suspects believed to be involved in the kidnapping and murder of two men, will be passed on Friday, 28 July 2017, at the Circuit of the Pretoria H…

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma announced that a judgment against four suspects believed to be involved in the kidnapping and murder of two men, will be passed on Friday, 28 July 2017, at the Circuit of the Pretoria High Court sitting in Delmas.

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Suspects Arrested for Housebreaking and Theft

[SAPS] In line with the back to basic approach and ensuring our community are and feel safe, PE Flying Squad and K-9 unit member’s swift reaction led to the arrest of a 32 year old suspect after they responded to a complaint of housebreaking and theft …

[SAPS] In line with the back to basic approach and ensuring our community are and feel safe, PE Flying Squad and K-9 unit member's swift reaction led to the arrest of a 32 year old suspect after they responded to a complaint of housebreaking and theft in progress.

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Constitutional Court Farm Eviction Ruling Reinforces Apartheid Spatial Violence

[Daily Maverick] In the recent Baron V Claytile matter, the Constitutional Court made the presumption that landowners may evict farm workers at their will, and that these farm workers may be legitimately relocated to unsatisfactory locations. The rulin…

[Daily Maverick] In the recent Baron V Claytile matter, the Constitutional Court made the presumption that landowners may evict farm workers at their will, and that these farm workers may be legitimately relocated to unsatisfactory locations. The ruling points to a disregard for poor people's agency, therefore affirming the idea that choice is a luxury reserved for the wealthy, instead of interpreting the law through pro-farmer, pro-poor, pro-human-rights lenses. Baron v Claytile reinforces the same dynamic created by forc

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