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[cape_town] - #JacobZuma takes new tack to beat corruption charges

Pietermaritzburg - Fomer president Jacob Zuma is on Monday mounting a legal battle in the high court where he wants to have the corruption charges against him quashed, arguing that the delays have effectively prejudiced him.

The application will be heard by three judges; Judge Jerome Mnguni, Judge Jan Steyn and …

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[cape_town] - 18 arrests made in weekly Metrorail security operations

Cape Town - The Rail Enforcement Unit (REU) arrested nine suspects and inspected 147 hot spot areas and scrapyards the past week. Furthermore, the Metrorail Protection Services made nine arrests and ensured that 25 suspects remain in custody.

Metrorail Protection Services arrested nine suspects this week and ensured that 25 offenders …

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[cape_town] - The good, the bad, the ugly of #Elections2019

But it is the post-poll permutations of who comes and goes out of the National Assembly that makes for even more fascinating reading.

While the disruption represented by the EFF is almost guaranteed to endure, the inner sanctum of the national legislature will never be the same.

It remains to …

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[cape_town] - Battle for the soul of the ANC officially on

The most recent soul-searching contest took shape after the party’s 54th national conference in Nasrec where Cyril Ramaphosa defeated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma by only 179 votes.

The party hasn’t stopped limping since, slightly uniting itself towards this year’s national general elections.

The Ramaphosa and Zuma factions have been …

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[cape_town] - ANCYL wants 20% youth representation in Ramaphosa's new Cabinet

The ANC Youth League, including its president Collen Maine, said it wants President Cyril Ramaphosa to include a substantial number of young people when he appoints his Cabinet.

Maine, who is the former North West Province Local Government and Human Settlements MEC, said Ramaphosa should deliver 20% youth representation, which …

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[cape_town] - Ramaphosa encouraged to select a clean Cabinet

Deputy President David Mabuza is staying following a massive pushback by his supporters against an initial move to replace him with Lindiwe Sisulu.

According to his close associates and some senior ANC leaders the decision to reappoint Mabuza followed complaints that removing him would divide the ANC and flout the …

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[cape_town] - Three fishermen still missing at sea near Hermanus

HERMANUS - Three fishermen remain missing after their boat apparently capsized some nautical miles offshore between Hawston and Kleinmond on the Western Cape coast, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Saturday.

NSRI Hermanus, NSRI Kleinmond, and the EMS/AMS Skymed rescue helicopter were activated a few minutes before noon …

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[cape_town] - Zille unapologetic about #blackprivilege tirade

The latest online controversy featuring the former DA leader comes just a week after it was announced that the party had retained the Western Cape in the hotly contested general elections.

Zille - known for her controversial and often divisive views on social media - on Friday unleashed a flurry of tweets …

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