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‘Yengeni was not targeted’

ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni was “substantially over the limit” when he was pulled over for drunk driving, according to a report. The Cape Argus reported that Yengeni…

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US to soften drug sentences

The Obama administration announced plans on Monday to reduce its use of mandatory sentences for drug offences in order to tackle a cycle of poverty and incarceration in overcrowded jails….

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UN president supports African calls for Security Council reform

The President of the United Nations General Assembly has also thrown his weight behind calls for reform of the Security Council. Serbian Vuk Jeremic met International Relations and Cooperation Minister…

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Libya claims 14 000 prisoners still on the run

Some 14 000 prisoners who escaped from various Libyan detention centres after the 2011 ousting of Muammar Gaddafi are still on the run, the interior minister said Monday. Speaking less than…

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Cabinet congratulates Zim ahead of SADC meeting

Cabinet has congratulated the Zimbabwean government for their successful parliamentary and local elections, but would not make any early pronouncements on whether the elections were free and fair. Zanu-PF’s long…

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Suicide in KZN fitness test recounted

A paramedic saw a man cutting his own throat after he failed a KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) fitness test, an inquiry heard on Monday. “He told me he was…

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Soweto violent looters released

Protea South protesters, who were arrested for public violence and looting since Thursday in Soweto, have been released on bail. They spent the long weekend in holding cells. 25 people including…

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Miner shot dead at Wonderkop

A woman miner was shot dead at a residential area in Wonderkop, near Lonmin’s Marikana mine outside Rustenburg, on Monday, North West police said. The 44-year-old was shot in the…

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Rent-a-crowd

So, no one supports your cause? No problem. You can hire supporters, even protesters in the US. A company started last October by 22-year-old Adam Swart provides just this service….

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Hawks to probe eNatis tender

The Hawks are investigating a multimillion rand eNatis contract after allegations of fraud emerged, The Times reported on Monday. This complaint relates to a claim of R12-million that was invoiced…