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Ramaphosa refuses Moyane request to reconsider exit settlement: Suspended Sars Commissioner Tom Moyane had asked the president to agree that he be paid out for the remaining 18 months of his contract plus bonuses.
Cele: Govt measures in place to deal with KZN political killings: Tabling his budget in the National Assembly on Tuesday, Police Minister Bheki Cele said that political violence in the province is receiving special attention.
DA: ANC more concerned with clinging to power, than serving people of Gauteng: The DA maintains that if Gauteng Premier David Makhura took full responsibility for the Esidimeni tragedy he would have done the honourable thing and resigned.
Two security guards wounded in Roodepoort cash-in-transit heist: Criminals on Tuesday night shot at the vehicle, causing the tyres to burst and then looted it.
Nehawu warns mass action could shutdown Mahikeng: On what’s been dubbed a national day of action, Nehawu says that today’s march in Mahikeng is because of inaction on the demands it submitted nearly two months ago to the office of the premier.
Hundreds of foreign nationals stranded in NW following protests: Most foreigners here say they are afraid to return to their communities while Mahumapelo remains in his position because they fear a resurgence of violence.
Foreign shop owners in KZN plead for govt protection following threat: Foreign shop owners in KZN townships have been living in fear since the emergence of a threatening letter from the Northern Region Business Association.
Calls mount for closure of Israeli embassy in SA: Groups, including the Palestine Solidarity Alliance, SACP and Numsa, say that government should also impose economic sanctions against Israel.
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City of Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has agreed to sign a settlement agreement in Brakpan, Johannesburg on Friday, bringing to a close a South African Human Rights Commission mediation process. The process was initiated after four complainants approached the SAHRC, alleging that comments Masina had made on April 10, 201, at an event held to commemorate the late Chris Hani, amounted to hate speech.
In this April 5, 2018 photo, prominent human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai, center, and defendant Nguyen Bac Truyen listen to the verdict at a trial in Hanoi. Nguyen Van Mieng, the lawyer for prominent human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai said he was sentenced to 15 years in prison and five years of house arrest while his fellow activists received sentences from seven to 12 years at the one-day trial Thursday.
Peoples Church, 6644 N. 1000 W. Road, Bourbonnais, will have discipleship classes, “I am a Church Member” and “Praying God's Word,” on Wednesdays in April.Taize Prayer Maternity BVM Church, 308 E. Marsile Ave., Bourbonnais, will have Taize Prayer from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday: a simple prayer service of song, Scripture, light and meditation, modeled after an ecumenical Christian monastic community in the '40s. It's offered the first Friday of the month.Supper Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E. McArdle Road, Coal City, will have a “Hallelujah” soup supper from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, serving vegetable beef and chicken noodle soups, with a sandwich, crackers, beverage, ice cream and dessert.
The DA's more than 2 000 delegates are going to congress divided over what the inclusion of “diversity” as a value should mean in practical terms. “As a black person, if I am going to be chosen for a position purely to fill in quotas, it's going to be a slap in my face, because I don't want to be elected into any position or be promoted into any position because of the colour of my skin.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to appear in court on Friday to face corruption charges just two months after being ousted by his own party. The trial marks a dramatic turnaround in South Africa where Zuma held a tight grip on power for almost a decade before his former deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, won the leadership of the ruling African National Congress in December and took over as president in February.
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Gauteng, September 11 — Relative calm has been restored to the Waterworks informal settlement, south of Johannesburg. It was the scene of a violent service delivery protest on Wednesday morning. Residents took to the streets, blockading roads with burning tyres and hurling rocks at police.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Solidarity signed a three-year wage agreement with the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa on Wednesday. The three-year wage settlement reached in the metals and engineering sector, without a strike, represents a major achievement by all involved, argues Kaizer Nyatsumba.
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DA leader Mmusi Maimane will visit the Itsoseng informal settlement in Johannesburg to speak about the party’s housing and service delivery plan, his spokesperson says.