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British Museum🏛 to Return Benin Bronzes💫 to Nigeria

More than a century after British soldiers looted a collection of priceless artifacts from the Kingdom of Benin, some of the Benin bronzes are heading back to Nigeria - with strings attached.

A deal was struck last month by the Benin Dialogue Group (BDG) that would see "some of the most …

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Zimbabwe 'to Shut🚷 Down Foreign Embassies' in 💰Bid to Cut Costs

Zimbabwe's new finance minister Mthuli Ncube has reportedly announced that the government is planning to reduce the number of the country's foreign missions from the current 46.

According to New Zimbabwe.com, during his budget speech last week, Ncube said that the government this year alone ran a $15 million …

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ConCourt Dismisses 🚫Moyane Application

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by axed SARS commissioner Tom Moyane to have the Nugent Commission of inquiry set aside, and his dismissal overturned.

President Cyril Ramaphosa fired Moyane in early November, after earlier suspending him in mid-March for causing a "deterioration in public confidence" in the tax …

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Black Coffee🎵 Added to Joburg's Global Citizen 🎉Festival Line-Up

Johannesburg - Global Citizen has just announced that South Africa’s own Black Coffee is a late addition to the line-up for the event which is taking place in Johannesburg on Sunday, 2 December.

The organisers have added that the prolific local producer will be collaborating with one of the major …

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Police Probe👀 Motive Behind Durban Court 💥Shooting

Authorities are still combing the scene of a deadly shooting at the Durban Magistrates Court in which a police officer killed two family members before attempting to kill himself.

The officer and his wife were in court on Tuesday morning to file for divorce when he allegedly opened fire during …

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Woman Steals👊 SABC Equipment🎥 at State Capture Inquiry

TV equipment belonging to the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has been stolen at the state capture inquiry in Parktown.

CCTV footage shows a woman walking outside the venue in Parktown carrying the equipment on Monday afternoon and then getting into a taxi.

Camerawoman Nompumelelo Hlophe says she's reported the …

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Magistrate Who ⚠Detained AWOL Cop ✔Cleared of Wrongdoing

A senior Durban magistrate – who put a police officer behind bars for three hours because he was not at court when he was supposed to testify – has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

Warrant Officer Rajen Nagesar, who is attached to the Provincial Task Team, Serious Crime in Isipingo, sued regional …

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State Capture Inquiry🔊 Told Van Rooyen’s Advisor Was🚫 Abusive, Dismissive

Treasury's former chief director for communications Phumza Macanda has told the state capture commission that Des Van Rooyen’s advisor Mohamed Bobat was unwelcoming, dismissive and abusive during his short stint at Treasury.

Van Rooyen was briefly appointed finance minister in 2015 after Nhlanhla Nene was unceremoniously fired in a …

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Mzwanele Manyi ✊Defends Govt’s Support for TNA 🗞Newspaper

Former Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) head Mzwanele Manyi has defended government’s support of then Gupta- owned The New Age (TNA) newspaper, saying at the time there was a media onslaught on government and the paper had a different posture.

Manyi is testifying at the commission on Monday …

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Manyi ‘Disappointed’👎 by Gordhan’s Testimony🗣 at Zondo Commission

Former head of Government Communications Mzwanele Manyi has described Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's testimony as disappointing, saying he failed to provide evidence of state capture.

Manyi was testifying at the state capture commission in Parktown, Johannesburg, on Monday afternoon.

He told the commission he has doubts about what several …

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Gordhan Lays ⚠Criminal Charges 👊Against Malema

Gordhan has laid three charges against Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema after the politician verbally attacked him last week. The charges include criminal defamation, crimen injuria, incitement of violence.

Last week, Malema launched a scathing attack on Gordhan outside the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture where Gordhan …

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State Capture Commission 👀Could Implicate👊 EFF: 🔊Blade Nzimande

South African Communist Party (SACP) General Secretary, Dr Blade Nzimande, says the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) now realises that the Commission into State Capture could implicate them in wrongdoing, including their alleged alignment with the VBS bank.

Last week, EFF leader, Julius Malema, lashed out at Public Enterprises Minister Pravin …

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State Capture Resumes🗓 Today: Manyi and Macanda✊ to Take Stand

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will resume today in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Chief Director of Communications at the National Treasury, Phumza Macanda is expected to take the stand and former GCIS CEO Mzwanele Manyi, will also give his testimony.

Manyi previously rubbished the evidence of acting GCIS head Phumla …

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