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[cape_town] - '#Bosasa scandal will harm ANC financially'

Mthatha - The Bosasa scandal emerging from the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into state capture will harm the African National Congress financially, according to ANC Eastern Cape treasurer Babalo Madikizela.

Speaking at an ANC Eastern Cape fundraising dinner at the Dan Lodge in Mthatha on Friday night, he said running an …

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[cape_town] - Arson attacks cost Metrorail R520 million in damages

The attacks crippled the local rail service which now has only 44 out of 88 train sets operating.

Local advocacy groups have petitioned President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare Cape Town’s trains, which are run by the Passenger Rail Association of SA (Prasa), a national disaster.

In his State of …

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[cape_town] - Disgruntled crowd disrupts ANC Eastern Cape's manifesto launch

Mount Ayliff - A disgruntled crowd disrupted the speech of African National Congress treasurer general Paul Mashatile during the ANC Eastern Cape 2019 elections manifesto launch at KwaBhaca in the Alfred Nzo region on Saturday.

Mashatile was speaking when people, wearing ANC regalia, began singing struggle songs and entered the tent …

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[cape_town] - #10yearchallenge: How has the Western Cape fared?

In the first month of this year, the #10yearchallenge has swept social media.

Most used the trend to compare their 2008 profile pictures to their much better-looking selfies last year, or to highlight the effects of global warming over the past decade.

We took a look at Cape Town and …

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[cape_town] - #SONA2019: Unions slam plan to split Eskom

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in his State of the Nation Address on Thursday that Eskom will be split into three entities, one for generation, the other one for transmission and the third for distribution.

But unions were up in arms yesterday warning that they will fight this decision.

The National …

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[cape_town] - New NPA law to curtail president’s powers

Proposed amendments to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Act will clip Ramaphosa’s powers as the new law states that the length of suspension may not exceed 12 months.

The Judicial Matters Amendment Bill 2018 follows the Constitutional Court’s confirmation in August of the North Gauteng High Court’s …

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[cape_town] - 419 scamster's R1m forfeited to State

The National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) this week successfully applied for an order to forfeit the money held in a Nedbank account to the State in the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria.

Deputy director of public prosecutions Priyadarshnee Biseswar said in papers before the court that it was believed the …

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