More Fire Engines Deployed 😱 to Extinguish Deadly Joburg Fire 🔥

Gauteng Emergency Medical Services (EMS) say fire engines from the City of Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and OR Tambo are working to extinguish the blaze in the Johannesburg CBD that's been raging for more than 27 hours now.

Three firefighters died trying to douse the flames at the Lisbon Building on Thursday …

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Ramaphosa Authorises 👍 SIU Probe Into Water Dept, 2 Municipalities❗

President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised an investigation by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) into alleged maladministration and unlawful expenditure of public money by the national Department of Water and Sanitation, as well as the Ekurhuleni and eThekwini metropolitan municipalities.

"The latest proclamations signed by President Ramaphosa complement a number of …

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Ajay Gupta’s Lawyer 👔 Wants Opportunity to Cross-Examine Witnesses 💪

Ajay Gupta’s counsel has argued that there’s a need to cross-examine witnesses at the state capture inquiry to verify evidence.

The commission is hearing applications on Thursday by implicated parties who want to cross-examine those who have already testified.

Gupta’s lawyer Mike Hellens outlines the necessity to …

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Mokonyane: Govt Won't Allow 👎 Any Form of Land Grabs 👀

Government has warned against land grabs, saying that the land reform process underway in Parliament will determine a model that works for everyone.

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane made the comments at a briefing on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting in Pretoria on Thursday.

While Parliament is hearings submissions on …

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Govt Calls ☎ for Swift Probe 🔎 Into Deadly Joburg CBD Fire

Government has extended condolences to the families of the firefighters killed in Johannesburg on Wednesday and called for a speedy investigation into the state of government buildings.

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane made the comments at a briefing on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting in Pretoria on Thursday.

A fireman …

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🌍Africa 📰News 🗓 September 06

📰 FB02: ED Meets 🇨🇳Chinese Business🤝 Leaders - (Type FB02 for more)

📰 FB73: Buhari to 🗣Chinese Investors: Nigerian✨ Youths are Ready💪 to Work - (Type FB73 for more)

📰 FB75: 🌍Africa Oil Conference🏛 Ends Tomorrow🗓 - (Type FB75 for more)

📰 GG19: Kenya Court⚖ Stops✋ New Tax - (Type GG19 for more)

📰 GE95: Boko Haram🤐 'Kidnaps 20 …

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South Sudan🇸🇸 Soldiers Jailed⛓ for Rape & Murder😔

A military court in South Sudan has sentenced 10 soldiers to jail terms ranging from seven years to life for a rampage in which a journalist was killed and foreign aid workers raped.

The court also ordered South Sudan's government to pay each rape survivor $4,000 (£3,000) in …

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Krejcir Awaits 👀 Minister’s Decision on Extradition❗

Convicted criminal Radovan Krejcir wants to be extradited back to the Czech Republic and is now waiting for the Justice and Correctional Services minister to decide his fate.

In March, the Kempton Park Magistrates Court ruled that Krejcir could be extradited to his home country to face a slew of …

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Sasol Signs 📝 Solidarity's Memorandum in Free State 👀

Trade union Solidarity has confirmed Sasol has signed its memorandum at the company's plant in the Free State.

Almost 1,000 members have been protesting at the plant against the new Khanyisa staff scheme, claiming it excludes white employees.

More than 6,000 white Sasol employees affiliated with Solidarity are …

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More than 200 Taxis 🚗 Impounded in Tshwane in First Week of September❗

More than 200 taxis have been impounded in the first few days of September in a taxi operation spearheaded by the Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD).

TMPD spokesperson Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba said 250 taxis were taken off the road since the operation started on Sunday, September 2.

Law enforcement …

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PE Refugee Reception Centre Still Not Functioning⚠

More than two years after a deadline set by the courts, the Port Elizabeth Refugee Reception Office is still not fully operational, MPs were told last week.

Briefing Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, Department of Home Affairs officials acknowledged that, although the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office had started …

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BLF: Land Hearings 🔉 Process Is Biggest Political Fraud 😱

Parliament wrapped up its second day of land hearings with submissions by the Black First Land First (BLF) and organisations representing Afrikaner interests.

Religious organisations also made oral submissions on the desirability of a constitutional amendment to allow for land expropriation without compensation.

Parliament's constitutional review committee is hosting the …

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