We’re Unfairly Treated – Social Development Minister

[GroundUp] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has accused MPs of “unfair treatment” and of “criticising” officials over progress in setting up a new social grants payment system.

[GroundUp] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has accused MPs of "unfair treatment" and of "criticising" officials over progress in setting up a new social grants payment system.

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Damning Court Findings Against Zuma Revisited As Concourt Considers Parliament’s Obligations

[Daily Maverick] Earlier this week the Constitutional Court was confronted with perplexing and difficult to answer questions. What exactly is the content of the judicially enforceable constitutional obligations of the National Assembly (NA) to hold mem…

[Daily Maverick] Earlier this week the Constitutional Court was confronted with perplexing and difficult to answer questions. What exactly is the content of the judicially enforceable constitutional obligations of the National Assembly (NA) to hold members of the Executive (including President Jacob Zuma) accountable? Is it easier for a court to enforce these obligation when there is ample evidence that the President's moral rectitude is, at best, in doubt?

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Hard Work and Dedication Lead to an Arrest in Vredenburg

[SAPS] Thorough investigation by members from Vredenburg SAPS Detective Services led to the arrest of a 39-year-old man after a burglary occurred on Tuesday, 5 September 2017, at a business premises in Main Street, Vredenburg.

[SAPS] Thorough investigation by members from Vredenburg SAPS Detective Services led to the arrest of a 39-year-old man after a burglary occurred on Tuesday, 5 September 2017, at a business premises in Main Street, Vredenburg.

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UCT Strike Postponed

[GroundUp] The South African Liberated Public Sector Workers’ Union (Salipswu) has postponed its planned strike at the University of Cape Town after UCT applied for a court interdict.

[GroundUp] The South African Liberated Public Sector Workers' Union (Salipswu) has postponed its planned strike at the University of Cape Town after UCT applied for a court interdict.

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Food Retailer Found Guilty of Reckless Lending

[GroundUp] Shoprite has been fined R1 million by the National Consumer Tribunal for reckless lending to customers, following an investigation by the National Credit Regulator in 2015. The retail giant, which owns Checkers, OK, Computicket and Hungry Li…

[GroundUp] Shoprite has been fined R1 million by the National Consumer Tribunal for reckless lending to customers, following an investigation by the National Credit Regulator in 2015. The retail giant, which owns Checkers, OK, Computicket and Hungry Lion, reported profits of R4.8 billion in the 2016 financial year.

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Grace Mugabe ‘Escape’ – Mashabane Refuses to Account to Parliament

[DA] Maite Nkoana Mashabane has refused to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on International Relations to provide reasons for her decision to grant diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe as well as the circumstances which justified this decision.

[DA] Maite Nkoana Mashabane has refused to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on International Relations to provide reasons for her decision to grant diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe as well as the circumstances which justified this decision.

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IGI Must Take Steps to Gain Access to the ‘Intelligence Report’ Allegedly Used to Fire Pravin Gordhan

[DA] Several months ago, I requested the Inspector-General of Intelligence, Dr Isaac Dintwe, investigate the allegations surrounding the bizarre “intelligence report”, which was allegedly used as a pretext by President Jacob Zuma to fire the former Min…

[DA] Several months ago, I requested the Inspector-General of Intelligence, Dr Isaac Dintwe, investigate the allegations surrounding the bizarre "intelligence report", which was allegedly used as a pretext by President Jacob Zuma to fire the former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, during the "midnight cabinet reshuffle", on 31 March 2017.

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Murder of Three Women Condemned

[SAPS] King William’s Town: Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga strongly condemned the senseless murders of defenceless women and vowed that police will work around the clock to trace the perpetrators. “We outright condemn the k…

[SAPS] King William's Town: Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga strongly condemned the senseless murders of defenceless women and vowed that police will work around the clock to trace the perpetrators. "We outright condemn the killing in the strongest way and will do everything possible to stop the slaying of women in our province. We will not allow callous criminals to target the most vulnerable in our society. I have before and again urged our rural communities to urgently come together

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