Mbalula’s Top Cop Chop Shop – First Ntlemeza, Now SAPS Acting Commissioner Phahlane Out Too

[Daily Maverick] Having been told to step down as acting national police commissioner and return to his old job at the police forensics division, Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane must now provide reasons why he should not be suspended. Police Minis…

[Daily Maverick] Having been told to step down as acting national police commissioner and return to his old job at the police forensics division, Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane must now provide reasons why he should not be suspended. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's announcement on Thursday came after weeks of acrimonious tensions between Phahlane and police watchdog, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid), which is investigating Phahlane over alleged kickbacks and dodgy tenders. At the same time the

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Class Exploitation, Racial Oppression Are the Dominant Systems Sustaining UCKAR

[Daily Maverick] To flush out the University Currently Known as Rhodes’ brutal system of worker exploitation, united revolutionary action by workers and students is required.

[Daily Maverick] To flush out the University Currently Known as Rhodes' brutal system of worker exploitation, united revolutionary action by workers and students is required.

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Meeting the Dietary Needs of Honey Bees Is Tough for Beekeepers

[The Conversation Africa] The world is worried about honey bees. There are fears globally that bees may become extinct. This would have implications for food security: between 50% and 80% of the world’s food supply – fruits, vegetables and the seeds us…

[The Conversation Africa] The world is worried about honey bees. There are fears globally that bees may become extinct. This would have implications for food security: between 50% and 80% of the world's food supply - fruits, vegetables and the seeds used to produce grain for livestock - is directly or indirectly affected by honey bee pollination.

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Commissioner of Inquiry Sworn in

[Government of Seychelles] Justice Bernardin Renaud took his oath this afternoon as Commissioner of the Inquiry into the death of Dylan Rose, the young boy whose body was discovered in an abandoned house at Mont Buxton on Friday 19th May. Justice Renau…

[Government of Seychelles] Justice Bernardin Renaud took his oath this afternoon as Commissioner of the Inquiry into the death of Dylan Rose, the young boy whose body was discovered in an abandoned house at Mont Buxton on Friday 19th May. Justice Renaud was sworn in at State House, at 4:30 p.m., before President Danny Faure who had announced the establishment of the Commission last Tuesday.

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Govt Must Act On #GuptaEmails to Protect Integrity – Ruling Party

[News24Wire] The African National Congress has admitted that information emerging from the #GuptaEmails bring into question the integrity and credibility of the state.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress has admitted that information emerging from the #GuptaEmails bring into question the integrity and credibility of the state.

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Ndwedwe Man Behind Bars for Killing His Girlfriend

[SAPS] The accused, Bongani Mgobhozi (27) appeared in the Ndwedwe Magistrate’s Court yesterday, 31 May 2017 for killing his girlfriend. He was remanded in custody until 6 June 2017 for bail application. On 27 May 2017, the accused went to fetch his gir…

[SAPS] The accused, Bongani Mgobhozi (27) appeared in the Ndwedwe Magistrate's Court yesterday, 31 May 2017 for killing his girlfriend. He was remanded in custody until 6 June 2017 for bail application. On 27 May 2017, the accused went to fetch his girlfriend, Ayanda Mhlongo (20) from her home at Ndwedwe area. It is alleged that while they were away, he severely assaulted the victim and she sustained serious wounds on her body. The accused took the victim back to her place of residence and left her. The family of

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Drugs Confiscated in Lentegeur

[SAPS] Vigilant Crime Prevention Unit members attach to Lentegeur SAPS were busy with patrols in the Woodlands area yesterday , 2017-05-31 just after 17:00 when they observed a silver Corolla on the corners of Merrydale and Highlands drive. During a br…

[SAPS] Vigilant Crime Prevention Unit members attach to Lentegeur SAPS were busy with patrols in the Woodlands area yesterday , 2017-05-31 just after 17:00 when they observed a silver Corolla on the corners of Merrydale and Highlands drive. During a brief pursuit, the driver tossed a plastic bag out of the window, which upon further investigation was found to contained ten money bags with mandrax tablets, estimated at R 25 000.

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Flawless Bekker Leads in Zambia

[News24Wire] An exhausted Oliver Bekker shot a flawless opening round 64 to take the lead at the Zambia Open held at Nkana Golf Club to continue a brilliant start to the season in which he has already won twice on the Sunshine Tour.

[News24Wire] An exhausted Oliver Bekker shot a flawless opening round 64 to take the lead at the Zambia Open held at Nkana Golf Club to continue a brilliant start to the season in which he has already won twice on the Sunshine Tour.

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