[gauteng] - Old SA flag represents a nostalgia for apartheid, court hears

Johannesburg - An advocate representing the Nelson Mandela Foundation argued at the Equality Court sitting at the Johannesburg High Court that the old South African flag was birthed during the apartheid regime to support racial exclusion.

Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi on Monday questioned why anyone would want to display the old flag …

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[gauteng] - Massive plans for unused buildings in Tshwane

The buildings will be redeveloped and used to accommodate the large student population studying at institutions of higher learning in the city.

This is vital, as Tshwane has more universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges than any other major economic hub in the country.

These students must …

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[gauteng] - R400m claim after ID book cloned

Dr Mohammad Zaman is now claiming R400 million in damages from Home Affairs, saying his life was nearly ruined.

He said in papers before the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, that this was done while he lived in Canada for a while.

When he came back to South Africa, he discovered …

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[gauteng] - Suspects arrested after trying to bribe cops with R3K

Johannesburg - Two suspects caught with stolen goods worth thousands of rands, precious metals and an unlicensed firearm were arrested this weekend for attempting to bribe police with R3000.

Police spokesperson, Colonel Lungelo Dlamini, said the two were among 16 other perpetrators who were arrested for possession of crayfish and 14 …

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[gauteng] - Only about 50 protesters at #TshwaneTotalShutdown march

Pretoria - Only a fraction of the expected 12 000 disgruntled residents have gathered at the old Putco depot in Marabastad.

Just two buses have arrived at the open field.

About 50 protesters have been singing and chanting, while police keep a close eye on them.

Several communities, taxi associations and …

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[gauteng] - Another Tshwane CBD shutdown planned

Organiser Jomo Rapholo, part of the Inwoners Baaghi Civic Movement, said they had garnered support from almost all the local taxi associations, bus commuters, workers unions and residents from all the townships across the metro.

“We have made a lot of inroads and everyone seems to be on board. We …

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