Govt Unveils Plans 👏 to Curb Violence Against Women 👩

Government has unveiled a number of programmes aimed at curbing the scourge of violence against women in the country.

The initiatives have been launched ahead of Women’s Month, celebrated in August every year.

Minister of Women in the Presidency Bathabile Dlamini says the programmes will also have a sharp …

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Relief 👍 as Dam Levels in Cape Town Rise Above 50%❗

Dam levels in the drought-stricken Western Cape have risen above 50 percent, the Western Cape government said.

The province has been battling its worst drought in a century.

A year ago the level was at 26 percent and towards the end of April 2018, the level was still around 16-percent …

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SA 🇿🇦 Population 👪 Grows to Over 57 Million

The population of South Africa has grown to 57,73 million in 2018 according to mid-year estimates report by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) released on Monday.

"We are talking about mid-year population estimates which use the latest fertility, mortality, and migration data to estimate the size of the population of …

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'Decision Not to Prosecute Manana Has Nothing to Do with His Social Standing'❗

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says the decision not to prosecute African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament (MP) Mduduzi Manana for assault has nothing to do with his high profile social standing.

After two months of police probing the claims, investigators couldn't find anyone to corroborate Christine Wiro's version …

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ANC 'Deeply Concerned' 😱 About Being Taken to Court ⚖ by Own Members

Newly appointed chairperson of the Gauteng African National Congress (ANC) David Makhura says the party is deeply concerned about being taken to court by its own members, given the significant financial costs involved.

Disgruntled party members approached the High Court in Johannesburg last week, seeking to interdict the conference but …

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Aboriginal anger as 'disgusting' Trevor Noah joke resurfaces

Comedian Trevor Noah has responded to criticism of a racist joke he told in 2013 about Aboriginal Australian women, saying that he had "vowed never to make a joke like that again". Noah, now host of The Daily Show in the US, faced a backlash after video of the joke …

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Deal between Ecuador and UK to hand over Julian Assange is imminent

A deal between Ecuador and the UK to hand over Julian Assange is ‘imminent’. The new Ecuador President Lenin Moreno is believed to be visiting British officials to finalise the agreement. A source close to the President’s office confirmed that Mr Moreno is near to agreeing to a deal …

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Deadly standoff in Iraq's Erbil governorate building ends

The standoff between Kurdish security forces and three gunmen holed up in Erbil's governorate building has ended with two gunmen and one civilian dead while a third wounded attacker has been captured. The ordeal started early on Monday when the assailants shot their way into the building, wounding one guard …

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Disciplinary 👔Chair Considers 👀Objections by Tom Moyane

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Azhar Bham‚ the chairman of the disciplinary inquiry against suspended South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane‚ may rule in two weeks’ time on objections to the process by the tax boss.

On Saturday‚ Bham heard arguments from Moyane’s counsel‚ advocate Dali Mpofu‚ on …

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Home Affairs🇿🇦 Director General Mkuseli Apleni🚫 Resigns

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Home Affadirector-generaleral, Mkuseli Apleni, is stepping down after close to 10 years at the department.

eNCA understands he won't be taking up any new position in the public service.

Apleni’s had a tumultuous time at Home Affairs.

He turned to the courts last year when then-minister …

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