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Wed, 19 Feb 2020 05:06:01 GMT
Domestic Abuse Claims Fly As State of Nation Debate Turns Into Shouting Match
[News24Wire] The debate on President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) descended into a shouting match in the National Assembly after an ANC MP accused EFF leader Julius Malema of domestic violence.

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 10:30:01 GMT
Victory in Court for Philippi Horticultural Area
[Daily Maverick] With findings that neither the City of Cape Town nor the provincial government considered the full impact of development on the Cape Flats Aquifer in the Philippi Horticultural Area, the Cape High Court has sent two crucial decisions...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:35:41 GMT
Tshwane Council Meeting On Motions of No Confidence to Continue
[News24Wire] The Tshwane council meeting held on January, 16 which ended in acrimony following long-winded battles on the sequence in which four motions of no confidence would be heard, is expected to continue on Wednesday.

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 07:34:49 GMT
How Wineland Workers Used Global Networks to Fight for Their Rights
[The Conversation Africa] Echoes of apartheid-style exploitation of workers have resurfaced in recent years in South Africa. Debates around these malpractices were given fresh impetus four years ago with the release of a documentary, Bitter Grapes. P...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 07:31:44 GMT
The Politics Behind Property Clause Amendment
[The Conversation Africa] It is hard to comment on a draft constitutional amendment that is apparently not in its final form. But the stakes surrounding the proposed change to section 25 of South Africa's constitution are too high to wait until the g...

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 19:54:00 GMT
Business organisation in court bid over racial quotas and classification
Business organisation Sakeliga has approached the Cape Supreme Court and Equality Court, to challenge racial quotas and racial classification as applied in the Western Cape Legal Practice Council as unconstitutional.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 04:45:00 GMT
Stage 2 load shedding from 9am today until 6am on Saturday
Embattled power utility Eskom has announced that Stage 2 rotational load shedding will be implemented from 9 am on Thursday until 6 am on Saturday.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT
Engen gifts fuel, tanks to Gift of Givers
A three-year contract was signed between Gift of the Givers and Engen on Tuesday which will support the organisation’s humanitarian efforts.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 05:00:00 GMT
Union cries foul over eThekwini's ‘special treatment’ for non-black officials
The union says the city is “quick” to suspend black officials and junior employees, but turned a blind eye to those of different a skin colour

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 05:40:00 GMT
Tazne van Wyk's body found in stormwater drain
The 8-year-old Tazne's body was found in a stormwater pipe outside Worcester, as pointed out by the 54-year-old suspect, police said.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:36:06 +0000
Be bold, Cyril, even if it’s politically risky
He must end the Mantashe problem and execute his strategy rather than keep the ANC onside The post Be bold, Cyril, even if it’s politically risky appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:09:58 +0000
Cyril’s industrial reboot will not drive economy to success
The president disclosed a development U-turn but the Special Economic Zones and China’s carbon intensive interests are likely to prevail The post Cyril’s industrial reboot will not drive economy to success appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 22:00:23 +0000
Cyril must boldly face political conundrums
The president and his team must make decisions in the public’s best interests, despite the corruption and factionalism in the ANC The post Cyril must boldly face political conundrums appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 18:08:16 +0000
Deal of the year for the Dealmakers of the year
Your subscription to the Mail & Guardian could help ensure the future of independent news media in South Africa The post Deal of the year for the Dealmakers of the year appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:10:50 +0000
EFF tackles apartheid legislation
While the ANC in Parliament found itself defending the presence of FW de Klerk at the State of the Nation address last week, the government was also — in court this time — defending an apartheid-era law The post EFF tackles apartheid legislatio...

South Africa News 24

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:48:24 +0200
News24.com | Kieswetter: No legal proof Zuma supports Public Protector's tax subpoena - report
SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter says there is no legal proof that former president Jacob Zuma supports Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's subpoena for his tax records.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:17:35 +0200
News24.com | Second man arrested for murder of Durban pensioner Jinsee Ram
Police have made a second breakthrough in the investigation into the murder of 72-year-old Chatsworth pensioner Jinsee Ram, with the arrest of a 33-year-old man in Ndwedwe, north of Durban.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:43:53 +0200
News24.com | WATCH LIVE | Unidentified witness from SSA to testify at Zondo commission
The Zondo commission of inquiry is expected to hear testimony from an unidentified witness, Mr Y, from the State Security Agency (SSA), in relation to aviation.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:21:35 +0200
News24.com | 80-year-old North West man in court for rape of girlfriend's grandchild
An 80-year-old man has appeared before Brits Magistrates’ Court for the alleged rape of a 7-year-old girl.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:21:28 +0200
News24.com | Six-year-old hides in classroom after gran allegedly uses axe to attack him
A 6-year-old boy has been found hiding alone in a classroom at his school, near Ermelo in Mpumalanga, where he hid allegedly to escape from his abusive grandmother.

South Africa News 24

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:48:24 +0200
News24.com | Kieswetter: No legal proof Zuma supports Public Protector's tax subpoena - report
SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter says there is no legal proof that former president Jacob Zuma supports Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's subpoena for his tax records.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:17:35 +0200
News24.com | Second man arrested for murder of Durban pensioner Jinsee Ram
Police have made a second breakthrough in the investigation into the murder of 72-year-old Chatsworth pensioner Jinsee Ram, with the arrest of a 33-year-old man in Ndwedwe, north of Durban.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:43:53 +0200
News24.com | WATCH LIVE | Unidentified witness from SSA to testify at Zondo commission
The Zondo commission of inquiry is expected to hear testimony from an unidentified witness, Mr Y, from the State Security Agency (SSA), in relation to aviation.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:21:35 +0200
News24.com | 80-year-old North West man in court for rape of girlfriend's grandchild
An 80-year-old man has appeared before Brits Magistrates’ Court for the alleged rape of a 7-year-old girl.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:21:28 +0200
News24.com | Six-year-old hides in classroom after gran allegedly uses axe to attack him
A 6-year-old boy has been found hiding alone in a classroom at his school, near Ermelo in Mpumalanga, where he hid allegedly to escape from his abusive grandmother.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:46:53 +0200
Durban cops help deliver bouncing baby boy at police station
Police officers put their crime-fighting duties aside to help deliver a baby boy at the Folweni police station, south of Durban on Wednesday

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:39:33 +0200
Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'
China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an easing in new cases to his country's "forceful action" against the illness.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:35:06 +0200
Trump ally to be sentenced amid firestorm over presidential meddling
Donald Trump's longtime aide Roger Stone will be sentenced Thursday in a case that has caused a stir in Washington following meddling by the US president and his attorney general.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:31:40 +0200
Man linked to three cash van heists arrested in Eastern Cape
The law has caught up with a 28-year-old man linked to three cash-in-transit heists in the Eastern Cape that netted a 'substantial amount of money'

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:05:21 +0200
KZN signage company was a front for huge drug storage and peddling facility
A 32-year-old man was arrested by the Hawks in Pinetown, west of Durban, allegedly with almost half-a-million-rand worth of drugs

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