[cape_town] - Shock over grandmother beaten up in burglary

Cape Town – Kraaifontein residents were shocked on finding a 90-year-old woman bleeding and tied up after her home was burgled.

Neighbours in Peerless Park East say the grandmother was known for her soft nature and heart of gold.

“She helped everyone who came to her door, no matter their circumstances …

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[cape_town] - #MokgoroInquiry: 'Mrwebi protected Mdluli from prosecution'

Pretoria - A senior prosecutor told the Mokgoro inquiry that suspended Special Director of Public Prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi protected former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli from prosecution by withdrawing cases which even had prima facie evidence.

Advocate Jan Ferreira was testifying on Thursday at the Mokgoro inquiry which was instituted by …

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[cape_town] - NPA urged to tackle state capture prosecutions immediately

Johannesburg - The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) said on Wednesday that the ongoing work of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture should not be used as an excuse to delay criminal prosecutions where sufficient evidence of wrongdoing already existed.

This comes after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) withdrew corruption …

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[cape_town] - Clash over contract renewal between McBride, Cele heats up

Durban - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said on Thursday evening that the day was not yet over as the deadline set by its head Robert McBride, demanding police minister Bheki Cele withdraws the non-renewal of McBride’s contract, passed.

McBride threatened Cele with “legal redress” if the minister failed …

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[cape_town] - Country is still divided according to race

This is due to the fact that besides vocal condemnation against the much-visible racism everywhere in South Africa, the ruling party, in other provinces, has simply lost its mandate to govern.

This is, of course, after 25 years of being in government. The question should be posed: do people want …

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[cape_town] - #DuduzaneZuma culpable homicide case postponed again

Johannesburg - Duduzane Zuma, the son of former president Jacob Zuma, on Thursday briefly appeared in the Randburg Magistrate's Court to face charges of culpable homicide, where the matter was postponed.

The charges relate to a 2014 accident that resulted in the death of Phumzile Dube. Dube died instantly after Zuma …

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[cape_town] - How Bosasa captured top NPA officials Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi

Specialised Commercial Crimes Unit head Lawrence Mrwebi and Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba. Pictures: Etienne Creux and Motshwari Mofokeng

Johannesburg - The Zondo commission has heard how national prosecuting authority officials, Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, allegedly received cash bribes from Bosasa monthly in exchange for information on …

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[cape_town] - DA threatens to approach ICC over human rights violations in Zimbabwe

Pretoria – South Africa main opposition Democratic Alliance said on Thursday President Cyril Ramaphosa must disclose how he planned to intervene in stopping what it called ongoing human rights violations by neighbouring Zimbabwe's government against its people.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the party would approach the International Criminal Court (ICC …

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[cape_town] - Cele doesn't have the power to fire me - McBride

McBride’s contract ends on February 28. In letters addressed to Cele, however, McBride has charged that the minister does not have the power to decide whether to renew his contract.

DA MP Zakhele Mbhele said: “Cele’s reported intention not to renew the five-year contract of Ipid executive director …

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