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[cape_town] - #Elections2019: IEC launches National Operations Centre

Johannesburg - With only eight days left before this year's national and provincial elections With only eight days left before this year's national and provincial elections kickoff, the Electoral Commission officially opened its National Results Operation Centre in Pretoria on Tuesday

IEC chairman Glenn Mashinini said it was all systems go …

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[cape_town] - Sisulu slams claims of Gaddafi money in Swaziland

Johannesburg - Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has continued to rebut suggestions that money which allegedly belonged to late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been wired to Swaziland.

"There is no Gaddafi money in Swaziland. Reports that there is money belonging Gaddaffi are not true. We have no …

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[cape_town] - Top US award for local artist Simphiwe Mbunyuza

The 30-year-old won the biggest award of the night, the 2019 Oscar Jacobson award, which offers a scholarship to one person only, and the Red Clay Faction award for his work Ingono (Udder).

Mbunyuza’s work was selected to be part of an exhibition, for which he had to apply …

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[cape_town] - Judgment reserved on display of old SA flag

Johannesburg - The Equality Court, sitting at the Johannesburg High Court, on Tuesday reserved judgment on whether the old South African flag should be banned from being displayed.

The court sat for two days and heard a robust debate on displaying the matter, which was used by the apartheid government.

The …

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[cape_town] - Rape accused dismissed from police force

This emerged after his brief second appearance at the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Matiwane was charged with the rape of a shoplifting suspect while she was in custody in 2016.

Asked whether he was still employed by the SAPS, police spokesperson FC van Wyk said: “(We) can confirm that …

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[cape_town] - #Elections2019: Last-ditch effort to woo voters

Leon will on Tuesday campaign in Durban’s predominantly Indian areas such as Phoenix and Chatsworth.

DA provincial leader Zwakele Mncwango said Leon’s campaign in the province was crucial.

“Any member who is campaigning is important. Due to time constraints he will only be in Chatsworth and Phoenix. He …

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[cape_town] - Minister Nathi Mthethwa to announce Bo-Kaap decision

The department said yesterday that this was as an important part of the heritage landscape of South Africa.

“The Bo-Kaap is a geographical space in Cape Town which is historically, politically and culturally important in the development of South Africa, from colonial times through the anti-apartheid struggle towards the development …

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[cape_town] - Community rallies to rescue beaten colt

The organisation received a tip-off from the community and the Horse Care Unit responded immediately.

“We feared that by the time we got to the location both horse and children would be gone.

“Imagine our appreciation when we were met by a group of community members so upset by the …

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[cape_town] - KZN flood damage to cost the province R1 billion

Mchunu said the damage in eThekwini alone amounted to more than R685million. He said the death toll stood at 70, with 64 of those coming from eThekwini Municipality. “Rains in the Ugu district claimed the lives of six people, with 1469 displaced and more than 50 people injured.

"The search …

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