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State capture commission terminates contract of Bosasa's security firm

State capture commission terminates contract of Bosasa's security firm

A company falling under the umbrella of controversial state contractor Bosasa has had its contract with the state capture commission terminated and been ordered to remove its equipment from the premises of the commission.

Zim parties walk out of post-election dialogue - others snub it entirely

The second session of the national dialogue with July 2018 presidential candidates at State House in Harare on Friday got off to a rocky start‚ with some candidates and their representatives walking out.

Kids not back at care facility accused of racism‚ abuse despite court order

The Christian Social Services (CSS) Association which oversees Morester children's homes in Newcastle and Ladysmith are headed back to court on Friday for a second legal battle with the KwaZulu-Natal department of social development.

'The name is corruption‚ but the game is procurement': Eskom's chair

Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza told the state capture inquiry on Friday that corruption at the power supplier manifested itself within the procurement processes.

Attack on Nigeria governor's convoy deadlier than government said - witnesses, security officials

Attack on Nigeria governor's convoy deadlier than government said - witnesses, security officials

Swiss court upholds sentence in genital mutilation case

Swiss court upholds sentence in genital mutilation case

'I was afraid she might be bullied‚' deputy principal says of sangoma pupil

The deputy principal of a school in Ekurhuleni‚ east of Johannesburg‚ has admitted that he advised a grade 10 pupil to cover up her sangoma beads out of fear she would be victimised.

Zimbabwe devalues currency to tackle economic crisis

Zimbabwe devalues currency to tackle economic crisis

Bosasa liquidator 'can't answer' if employees will be paid next month

The man appointed as liquidator of controversial state contractor Bosasa said on Friday he was unsure whether workers would be paid until the end of March‚ as claimed by a union representative.

ANC MPs not keen to listen to McBride over contract renewal

ANC MPs are not keen to hear Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) boss Robert McBride‚ who is at loggerheads with police minister Bheki Cele over the renewal of his employment contract which comes to an end next Thursday.

Eskom has laid charges over Gupta's Tegeta coal contracts - Mabuza

Eskom has laid criminal charges with the Hawks in relation to the power utility's coal supply agreement (CSA) with Gupta-owned Tegeta.

New terrorism-related charges for 'Woolies bombers linked to Isis'

Additional terrorism-related charges have been added to the case against the 12 men accused of orchestrating the bloody Verulam mosque attack and a wave of alleged Isis-inspired firebomb attacks.

South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms -Minerals Council

South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms -Minerals Council

Sangoma pupil allegedly forced to drink 'anointing oil' to get rid of demons

A grade 10 pupil at a Gauteng high school was formed to drink “anointing oil” to rid her of her “demons”, the CRL Commission heard on Friday.

Truce sought between Cape Town teacher in 'slap' video and the pupil she hit

A union representing a Western Cape teacher caught slapping a pupil in a classroom is advocating for "dialogue" between the educator and the girl.

Eskom the 'main theatre' for state capture: Jabu Mabuza

When Jabu Mabuza took over as Eskom board chairman‚ the embattled power utility was the “main theatre” for corruption and state capture.

Panic stations at Bosasa headquarters in Krugersdorp

It was panic stations at Bosasa's headquarters in Krugersdorp on Friday after staff were told a liquidator would be taking over.

Teacher suspended after locking grade 1 pupil in store room overnight

The Mpumalanga education department has suspended a teacher on Friday for allegedly locking a grade 1 pupil in a store room and forgetting about him.

Lectures to resume on Monday as DUT and SRC strike truce

The trouble-ridden Durban University of Technology, which has been plagued by protests and disruptions in the past month, has found common ground with the Economic Freedom Fighters’ Front Student Command-led Student Representative Council (SRC).

R3m 'cocaine' stash found in bags belonging to woman who had 'no luggage'

A woman who denied checking in any luggage had some explaining to do when two backpacks allegedly stuffed with R3m worth of cocaine were found on the carousel at OR Tambo International Airport. 

'Bone-chilling' scene greets inspectors after man allegedly stabs and decapitates dog

A 19-year-old man was expected to appear in the Brakpan Magistrate’s Court on Friday after he allegedly stabbed the family dog to death.

Pilot drinking delays Japan plane despite new rules

Japan's All Nippon Airways said Friday it was forced to delay a domestic flight earlier this week after a co-pilot failed an alcohol breath test despite new rules.

WATCH | Schoolboy beaten, robbed in broad daylight in Hillbrow

Police have launched a manhunt for the group of men who strangled and robbed a school boy in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.

ANC MP lashes out at former Eskom boss Matshela Koko in heated parliament speech

ANC MP Zukiswa Rantho has attacked former acting boss of Eskom Matshela Koko, calling him a loyal servant of the Guptas and a "possible criminal".

Parties have failed to make the most of social media

Months of campaigning on social media ahead of the local government elections will not translate into ballot box support tomorrow, say analysts, who believe political parties are not utilising Facebook and Twitter to their full potential. Social media analyst Yavi Madurai said that to influence voters online a political party would have to do “the right things at the right time in the right way”.

Kenya court to rule on decriminalising homosexuality

Kenya's High Court will decide Friday whether to scrap colonial-era laws which criminalise homosexuality, in a ruling that could reverberate around Africa.

Shanty town sprouts on abandoned school grounds

Bakgomana Primary School in Diepkloof, Soweto, is unlike any other school - it has become a home to more than 300 people - and the number keeps increasing.

'Please have mercy on killer mom'

A social worker has recommended a brief prison sentence for a mother who murdered her newborn and tried to hide the body in a tin of paint.

Fear of attacks keeps 150,000 children away from school in Burkina

The fear if terrorist attacks has kept150 000 children from attending school in Burkina Faso
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