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Maimane against poll postponement

Written by on 21 July 2021

Local government elections should proceed, that’s according to One SA Movement’s Chief Activist, Mmusi Maimane. Maimane says a delay will affect officials being held accountable for poor governance in local government. WATCH | IEC | Feasibility of polls amid COVID-19 An inquiry found that municipal elections will not be free and fair if held in October. […]

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Inquest into Life Esidimeni patient deaths continues

Written by on 20 July 2021

  A South African High Court opened an inquest on Monday into the deaths of 144 psychiatric patients who perished from neglect after being relocated from hospitals to unlicensed facilities. The deaths occurred between April 2016 and January 2017 after patients were transferred from private hospitals to 27 facilities under a cost-cutting drive Judge Mmonoa […]

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Police budget: Money for VIP protection increases

Written by on 3 June 2021

Minister Bheki Cele is denying politicians’ safety is being prioritised, adding that spending on VIP protection is but a drop in the ocean. The budget allocation for VIP Protection Services, which falls within PSS, has gone up by R26-million to R1.7-billion. eNCA’s Barry Bateman takes a look.   The police ministry has denied it has prioritised […]

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COVID-19 in SA: Mixed reaction to schools reopening

Written by on 2 June 2021

Fear is setting in over primary schools resuming at full capacity and with daily attendance. Some teachers are saying schools are nowhere near ready. Fear is setting in over primary schools resuming at full capacity and with daily attendance. Some teachers are saying schools are nowhere near ready while parents are afraid for their children’s […]

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Lesufi: Stop obsessing over hair

Written by on 31 May 2021

top obsessing over children’s hair. That’s the advice from Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi. This as parents and pupils demonstrated amid racial allegations at the Cornwall Hill College in Irene. Lesufi says policies at the school need to be reviewed. “My discussion with them was very clear, go back to the negotiation table, resolve all outstanding […]

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Zuma pleads not guilty to all charges

Written by on 26 May 2021

 Former president Jacob Zuma has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges on Wednesday. Zuma and the French arms company Thales are accused of corruption, racketeering, and money laundering linked to the arms deal. Thales also pleaded not guilty to all charges. The former president has also applied for a special plea to have state prosecutor […]

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Kenneth Meshoe talks on polyandry

Written by on 14 May 2021

Kenneth Meshoe, leader of the African Christian Democratic Party, spoke with eNCA’s Shahan Ramkissoon. Courtesy of #DStv403   JOHANNESBURG – Strong views are being expressed around the issue of polyandry. Among those opposed to the idea is Kenneth Meshoe, leader of the African Christian Democratic Party. Meshoe warns such a move would be destructive to society.   […]

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