Lengthy Sentences for Murder and Robbery

[SAPS] The dedication of our detectives to ensure that offenders are brought to book landed Imtiyaaz Davids (21) and Muneeb Petersen (22) behind bars for a period of 27 years for a murder and robbery perpetrated in Good wood on 31 July 2015. Earlier th…

[SAPS] The dedication of our detectives to ensure that offenders are brought to book landed Imtiyaaz Davids (21) and Muneeb Petersen (22) behind bars for a period of 27 years for a murder and robbery perpetrated in Good wood on 31 July 2015. Earlier this week the two were handed down the lengthy sentences in the Cape Town High Court which will be served as follows:

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President Jacob Zuma Appoints Justice Theron As Judge of the Constitutional Court

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 174 (4) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, and after consulting Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and leaders of parties represented in the National Assembly, appointed Justi…

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 174 (4) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, and after consulting Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and leaders of parties represented in the National Assembly, appointed Justice Leona Valerie Theron as Judge of the Constitutional Court with effect from 01 July 2017 in an existing vacancy.

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Blaze Guts Garage At Eastern Cape Premier’s Office

[News24Wire] Staff were on Friday afternoon evacuated from the premises that house the Office of the Eastern Cape premier after an unused garage caught alight, the provincial spokesperson Sonwabo Mbananga confirmed.

[News24Wire] Staff were on Friday afternoon evacuated from the premises that house the Office of the Eastern Cape premier after an unused garage caught alight, the provincial spokesperson Sonwabo Mbananga confirmed.

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Cape Town Man Found Guilty of Killing Lekita Moore, Four Others

[News24Wire] A Cape Town man barely out of his teens has been convicted of five murders, rape, possession of a firearm and ammunition, two for assault, conspiracy and three of attempted murder.

[News24Wire] A Cape Town man barely out of his teens has been convicted of five murders, rape, possession of a firearm and ammunition, two for assault, conspiracy and three of attempted murder.

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ANC Condemns Actions By Alleged BLF Members At Editor Peter Bruce’s House

[ANC] The African National Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the actions of a group purported to be members of BLF who are reported to have gone to Times Media Editor, Peter Bruce’s home, with the purpose to intimidate him and his family.

[ANC] The African National Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the actions of a group purported to be members of BLF who are reported to have gone to Times Media Editor, Peter Bruce's home, with the purpose to intimidate him and his family.

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SA, Tanzania Must Even Out Trade Imbalance

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Economic Counsellor for the South African High Commission in Tanzania, Frans van Aardt, says South Africa and Tanzania must work to address the trade imbalance between the two countries.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Economic Counsellor for the South African High Commission in Tanzania, Frans van Aardt, says South Africa and Tanzania must work to address the trade imbalance between the two countries.

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How Kenya Is Failing to Create Decent Jobs

[Africa Research Institute] In 2011, an African Development Bank report categorised one-third of Africa’s population – about 313 million people – as “middle class”.1 The term was controversially applied to those earning between US$2 and US$20 a day. Th…

[Africa Research Institute] In 2011, an African Development Bank report categorised one-third of Africa's population - about 313 million people - as "middle class".1 The term was controversially applied to those earning between US$2 and US$20 a day. The growth of a middle class in Africa has been widely celebrated in reports by international consultancies and investment banks eager to stimulate investment - and fees. A burgeoning middle class should boost tax revenues and consumer demand. It is generally considered to be good for pol

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