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Police increase presence around schools as abductions and drugging of school kids surfaces

School kids abducted in the Western Cape as Department of education issues alert

School kids abducted in the Western Cape as Department of education issues alert
ANC denies that land expropriation without compensation is electioneering

ANC denies that land expropriation without compensation is electioneering

The ANC has spelt out its main thrust regarding land expropriation without compensation. In an exclusive interview with News24 the ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe said that the party was targeting 83% of the land.

ANC denies that land expropriation without compensation is electioneering
Harrismith Business forum petitions Ramaphosa in court to stop Eskom cutting power

Harrismith Business forum petitions Ramaphosa in court to stop Eskom cutting power

Power utility Eskom has been taken to court. The power utility is readying itself to cut off power to five municipalities whose ballooning debt has reached R 2,7 billion. The affected municipalities fall under Maluti-a-Phofung.

Harrismith Business forum petitions Ramaphosa in court to stop Eskom cutting power
70 employees jobless as government terminates funding for children's hospital

70 employees jobless as government terminates funding for children's hospital

The 50 year old Sarah Fox Children’s Convalescent Hospital is closing. This is after government cut funding for the institution. The institution which provides rehabilitation and recovery with special needs will leave 70 jobless.

70 employees jobless as government terminates funding for children's hospital
EFF open to coalition with ANC if they promise to fight corruption

EFF open to coalition with ANC if they promise to fight corruption

Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, discussed the possibility of a coalition with the African National Congress. Malema said it could happen but only if the ANC seriously addressed corruption and did so swiftly

EFF open to coalition with ANC if they promise to fight corruption
IngonyamaTrust stirring controversy amidst demands of its dissolution

Traditional leaders demand clarity on the authority of the King on land

Traditional leadership in KZN is seriously discontented over the activities of the Ingonyama Trust whose custodian is King Goodwill Zwelithini. The trust administers some 2,8 million hectares of land which translates to about 30%

Traditional leaders demand clarity on the authority of the King on land
Mamelodi Sundowns player acclimatising to life in Gauteng after leaving Cape Town

Lyle Lakay gradually getting to the hang of things in Gauteng after his switch

Sundowns new signing Lyle Lakay is gradually acclimatising to life in Gauteng. The quiet and unassuming winger traded the mother City for the fast paced life of Gauteng. While he accepts that relocating comes with the game.

Lyle Lakay gradually getting to the hang of things in Gauteng after his switch
ANC claims premature on land without expropriation public consultations

ANC bundle land expropriation without compensation consultation process

The multi-party team tasked with conducting public consultations has completed public hearings on land expropriation without compensation. The conclusion of the exercise comes amidst accusations of apparent and glaring oversights

ANC bundle land expropriation without compensation consultation process
Constitutional Court rules Shaun Abrahams' appointment by Zuma illegal

Constitutional Court rules Shaun Abrahams' appointment by Zuma illegal

The verdict from the Constitutional Court is out. Jacob Zuma's blue eyed boy Shaun Abrahams has been shown the exit door. The ruling was delivered by Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga paving way for the appointment of a new NPA head.

Constitutional Court rules Shaun Abrahams' appointment by Zuma illegal
Sars investigates after allegations of R400 million in VAT to Gupta-linked companies

Sars investigates after allegations of R400 million in VAT to Gupta-linked companies

It has been alleged that Sars paid over R400 million in VAT to Gupta-linked companies from 2016. Sars has announced it is launching a comprehensive investigation into these allegations in order to get to the bottom of the matter.

Sars investigates after allegations of R400 million in VAT to Gupta-linked companies
Free State MEC Mathabo Leeto allegedly calls all white people rapists

Free State MEC Mathabo Leeto allegedly calls all white people rapists

Free State MEC allegedly called all white people rapists and also allegedly called for the bodies of white people to be exhumed so they can pay for their “sins”. Mathabo Leeto denies these allegations stating she is not racist.

Free State MEC Mathabo Leeto allegedly calls all white people rapists
Human Settlements Minister gifts 98 year old Paarl grandmother with refurbished house

Human Settlements Minister gifts 98 year old Paarl grandmother with refurbished house

98 year old grandmother of four Nonini Adonis has received her refurbished house from the government. Mama Adonis got the house from human Settlements Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo as part of Women's Day commemorations.

Human Settlements Minister gifts 98 year old Paarl grandmother with refurbished house
Students mourn "one of own" in moving tributes to Khensani Maseko.

Students mourn "one of own" in moving tributes to Khensani Maseko.

Women's day coincided with the burial of Khensani Maseko who committed suicide after being allegedly raped by her boyfriend in May. In an emotional send off students slammed management for failing Khensani Maseko.

Students mourn "one of own" in moving tributes to Khensani Maseko.
Calls for government to reduce levies on fuel grow louder amidst rising prices

Calls for government to reduce levies on fuel grow louder amidst rising prices

Fuel price hikes will not be as steep if the government considered reducing the taxes levied on the commodity. This would help ease the price for the consumers and reduce all round costs of most basic commodities

Calls for government to reduce levies on fuel grow louder amidst rising prices
Farm eviction protesters interrupt Ramaphosa's Womens day messasge

Farm eviction protesters interrupt Ramaphosa's Womens day messasge

President Cyril Ramaphosa's address on Paarl in the Western Cape came was interrupted by a crowd of protesters mainly women. The protesters were demanding that the President halts farm evictions among other demands

Farm eviction protesters interrupt Ramaphosa's Womens day messasge
Helen Zille approached about replacing De Lille as Cape Town mayor

Helen Zille approached about replacing De Lille as Cape Town mayor

The Western Cape Premier Helen Zille confirmed that she has been approached about the possibility of returning to serve as Cape Town mayor. However, Zille said she wants to finish her term as premier before taking on anything else

Helen Zille approached about replacing De Lille as Cape Town mayor
New Dawn: The 4 best and 4 worst moments of Ramaphosa's presidency

New Dawn: The 4 best and 4 worst moments of Ramaphosa's presidency

Since Cyril Ramaphosa took over the presidency, South Africans have experienced some highs and lows during his six months in office. So, Briefly decided to take a look at the 4 best and 4 worst moments of Ramaphosa's presidency.

New Dawn: The 4 best and 4 worst moments of Ramaphosa's presidency
Eastern Cape mud school puts ANC on chopping block: 'This is inhumane'

Eastern Cape mud school puts ANC on chopping block: 'This is inhumane'

Rural schools in the Eastern Cape are know to be neglected and in horrible states, yet there is nothing done to address the issue. South Africans discussed the issue on social media and it's clearly an issue that saddens everyone.

Eastern Cape mud school puts ANC on chopping block: 'This is inhumane'
Tweeps on Mabuza scandal: 'They knew all this about Mabuza after all- and so did we'

Tweeps on Mabuza scandal: 'They knew all this about Mabuza after all- and so did we'

The New York Times did what they called an "exposé" on South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza. The publications labels Mabuza as a corrupt politician. South Africans took to social media to express their views - they knew it

Tweeps on Mabuza scandal: 'They knew all this about Mabuza after all- and so did we'
Another ANC scandal uncovered as NY Times exposes deputy president David Mabuza

Another ANC scandal uncovered as NY Times exposes deputy president David Mabuza

Deputy President David Mabuza was exposed by The New York Times as power-hungry and corrupt. The world-known publication wrote a report on Mabuza and it's not looking good. He is accused of corruption and theft.

Another ANC scandal uncovered as NY Times exposes deputy president David Mabuza
Key Jacob Zuma ally Bishop Vusi Dube caught in R5 assault rifle storm

Key Jacob Zuma ally Bishop Vusi Dube caught in R5 assault rifle storm

Bishop Vusi Dube, an ANC provincial legislature member in KwaZulu-Natal has been forced to respond to a photo of him on Twitter carrying an R5 rifle. The picture was posted by fellow provincial legislature member Vusi Khoza.

Key Jacob Zuma ally Bishop Vusi Dube caught in R5 assault rifle storm
Cyril gets his party on: Presidential family heads to Uganda for Andile Ramaphosa's wedding

Cyril gets his party on: Presidential family heads to Uganda for Andile Ramaphosa's wedding

SA head of state, Cyril Ramaphosa, and his family travelled to Uganda for the wedding of his son, Andile. Photos were posted on social media to give South Africans a glimpse into the union of Andile and Bridget Birungi.

Cyril gets his party on: Presidential family heads to Uganda for Andile Ramaphosa's wedding
EFF leader Julius Malema hints at retirement from active politics

EFF leader Julius Malema hints at retirement from active politics

EFF leader and commander in chief Julius Malema is mulling over retirement. He made this known during a live broadcast on SABC. He pointed out that unlike most African leaders he believed in leadership renewal.

EFF leader Julius Malema hints at retirement from active politics
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