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SACP’s Mapaila fires new legal salvo against Zuma

SACP Deputy Secretary General Solly Mapaila said President Jacob Zuma lied to his alliance partner when he fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as part of his controversial cabinet reshuffle at the end of March. Mapaila said he’s filed an affidavit detailing his version of what happened. The SACP leader was speaking …

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5 more suspects arrested of the lamborghini gang

It’s understood that a Lamborghini and a substantial amount of money have been seized. OR Tambo International Airport heist. Five more suspects have been arrested. This comes after the police announced on Tuesday night, the arrest of four others. About R20 million worth of foreign currency was taken in the heist. …

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Leaked photos show shocking Joburg hospital conditions

BROKEN AIRCON AND ROOF LEAKS CONTINUE AT JOBURG HOSPITAL Little has been done to repair the broken air-conditioning, broken ceilings and water leaks that continue to afflict staff and patients at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital (CMJH). I saw this yesterday when I visited the hospital a week after the …

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15 people, including a child, injured in M1 taxi rollover Joburg

Fifteen people, including a child, were injured when a taxi overturned on the M1 highway between Athol and Glenhove Roads in Johannesburg this morning. Shortly after 9.30am, paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived on the scene where they found the taxi lying on its side. Most of the occupants …

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90-year-old stabbed to death in apartment

A 90-year-old woman was found with multiple stab wounds in her apartment in Vanderbijlpark this evening. It is understood that the woman’s daughter came across her body in the apartment and called emergency services. Paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene shortly before 7pm where they found the woman lying …

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