Johannesburg The three men arrested in connection with actor Dumi Masilela's attempted hijacking are appearing in the Benoni Magistrate's Court on charges of murder on Friday. Gauteng police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said the three men who had been held in connection with the failed hijacking of Masilela had been charged with murder as well.
“For his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, a war that has cost the lives of at least 220 000 Colombians and displaced close to six million people.” From left, Mohamed Fadhel Mahfoudh, the president of the Tunisian Order of Lawyers; Wided Bouchamaoui, president of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts; Abdessattar Ben Moussa, the Tunisian Human Rights League president; and Houcine Abassi, secretary general of the Tunisian General Labour Union, in Tunis in January.
With more than 20 dancers and musicians, two dance companies – and two visions of South Africa – share one stage for a fascinating glimpse into life under apartheid. The two ensembles, Real Actions Pantsula, and The Gumboots Dance Company uplift, unite and tell an entertaining story as they follow a rich tradition of spreading awareness of socioeconomic and political challenges.
The inquiry into the cause of the collapse of a temporary pedestrian bridge in Johannesburg, South Africa, has been postponed until July 2018, following the presentation of a new report by an expert witness and a number of other delays. Spanning the M1 freeway, the temporary pedestrian bridge, which included scaffolding, collapsed Oct. 14, 2015, according to Moneyweb .
Johannesburg A Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer has been sentenced to three years in prison or a R5 000 fine for accepting a R100 bribe. Nkgoape Lydia Matsapola, 41, was sentenced by the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Thursday following her arrest in a sting operation conducted by members of the National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit in March last year.
Hogan Lovells, which earlier this week changed the way it reports some of its financial results, is set to trim its U.S. business services ranks by more than 40 staffers as part of a voluntary retirement program. The Global 100 firm confirmed last month that it would offer voluntary retirement to some 400 staffers in the U.S. who had been with Hogan Lovells for at least five years, while also seeking to shed another 90 jobs , including 12 legal support positions, as part of a U.K. restructuring plan.
CAPE TOWN: South African waste management company Interwaste fired KPMG as its auditor on Thursday, dealing another blow to the accounting firm ensnared in a scandal involving business friends of President Jacob Zuma. Interwaste joins at least seven other clients including fund manager Sygnia and broker Sasfin to break ties with KPMG.
Last week a conceptual barrier carefully constructed by elites since 2015 was suddenly cracked at the University of the Witwatersrand Great Hall, by two of South Africa's leading economic personalities: Pravin Gordhan, who served as a pro-business Finance Minister for seven years until being fired in March, and super-consultant Iraj Abedian, who in 1996 had co-authored the country's post-apartheid homegrown structural adjustment programme. Two more solid bourgeois representatives would be hard to find.
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