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  THE CITIZEN – MORE NEWS YOUR WAY
The community of Hammanskraal are receiving medical services in tents and containers, while a newly built R124-million stands unused, due to squabbles between the Gauteng Provincial and Tshwane Metro governments. The dignity of the people Hammanskraal appears to have been the biggest casualty in an apparent case of bickering between the Tshwane Metro Municipality and the Gauteng provincial government. Nothing is off the table as far as South Africa’s energy needs go, with Gwede Mantashe recently singing the praises of nuclear and the Council of Geoscience (CGS) trumpeting its launch...
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  ANALYSIS & PROFILES – THE CITIZEN
Jamie Vardy won the Premier League Golden Boot for the first time in his career on Sunday despite a poor end to the season for Leicester City that saw them miss out on the Champions League. England forward Vardy, 33, became the oldest player to win the award for the league's top scorer after netting 23 goals, one more than Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Southampton's Danny Ings. Government seems oblivious to the dangers of letting the genie out of the bottle with its continued sales ban on tobacco products. On Wednesday the Steinhoff share price slumped almost 7% to...
https://citizen.co.za/category/business/business-analysis-and-profiles/
  INTERNATIONAL ESCAPES – THE CITIZEN
Foreign backpackers play an important role in the Australian economy, in particular in the tourism and agriculture sectors are now stuck in the country due to border closures. A major destination for backpackers from around the world, Australia has closed its international borders to non-residents until 2021. Some of those who are now in the country are managing to cope with this unprecedented situation, while others are stranded in uncertain and often precarious circumstances. From California to Cape Cod, these seashores and lakeshores offer everything from bird-watching to boating to...
https://citizen.co.za/category/lifestyle/lifestyle-travel/international/
  WELLNESS & HEALTH – THE CITIZEN
Skin allergies? Acne? Dr Dulcy answers your health questions. Dear Doctor, I suffer from skin allergies and my skin hurts and itches when I wear certain wool fabrics. Please advise with what I should do? “The lowest risk sexual activity during Covid-19 involves yourself alone,” she said. Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe discusses how the virus can have long-term damaging effects on the lungs, heart and brain. The national hospital group has taken the decision to resume all elective surgical procedures, but there will be some additional safety measures in place. Poor sleep is a major risk for...
https://citizen.co.za/category/lifestyle/fitness-and-health-your-life-your-life/wellness-health/
  FASHION & BEAUTY – THE CITIZEN
We talked to Sara, a 26-year-old journalism student, about giving up waxing, and longstanding beauty diktats on what is and feminine and what is not. Women's body hair both in images and as a subject of feminist debate has been attracting increasing attention on social networks in recent times, notably in France where the hashtag "#Jegardemespoils" (which translates as "I'm keeping my body hair") has caused quite a stir over the last few days. Skin allergies? Acne? Dr Dulcy answers your health questions. The brand re-cast and re-shot an advert he conceptualised for them without his consent...
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  TIPS & TUTORIALS – THE CITIZEN
Skin allergies? Acne? Dr Dulcy answers your health questions. Dear Doctor, I suffer from skin allergies and my skin hurts and itches when I wear certain wool fabrics. Please advise with what I should do? Boity, who recently launched her fragrance, Boity Pink Sapphire, posted images getting into a pool with the caption: ‘It’s the comeback for me.’ To achieve a smooth and sleek blowdry on curly hair, make sure to use the correct products and brush. The stunning actress and Azuri beauty business owner is bringing back the easy to maintain ’90s trend made popular by...
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  TOP STORIES | ENCA
Namaqualand is famous for a vast array of flowers as far as the eye can see. SA’s major auditing firms have been linked to massive scandals – some of those scandals involve state capture cases. How should guilty parties be punished? © 2020 eNCA, an eMedia Holdings company. All rights...
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  POLICE TOP OF CORRUPTION CHARTS, REPORT FINDS | ENCA
Police top of corruption charts, report finds File: The report by Corruption Watch found that 55 percent of complaints about the police came in after the declaration of lockdown in March. JOHANNESBURG - The police have once again topped the list of corruption reports this year. That’s according to the Analysis of Corruption Trends released on Tuesday. Corruption Watch researcher Melusi Ncala says this also speaks to how police officers are protected at police stations when improper conduct is reported. Almost 2,000 people took the step of blowing the whistle on corruption during the first...
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  GLOBAL POLICE STING NETS 179 DARK WEB SELLERS | ENCA
File: Operation DisrupTor saw law agencies pounce on those selling and buying illegal goods on the internet's premium anonymous bazaar. THE HAGUE - A global police sting has netted 179 vendors selling illegal goods online and seized millions in currency, drugs and guns, heralding an end to the "golden age" of dark web markets, Europol said. Operation DisrupTor saw law agencies pounce in Austria, Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United States to target those selling and buying illegal goods on the internet's premium anonymous bazaar, Europe's police agency said in a...
http://enca.com/news/global-police-sting-nets-179-dark-web-sellers
  STICK TO THE RULES OR BE ARRESTED, CELE WARNS | ENCA
Stick to the rules or be arrested, Cele warns Police Minister Bheki Cele briefed the country on law enforcement during national lockdown alert Level 1 on Tuesday. JOHANNESBURG - Over 300,000 people have so far been arrested and charged for violating lockdown regulations. Police Minister Bheki Cele warned the public to stick to the permitted numbers when attending gatherings and especially at funerals. The Western Cape recorded the most arrests with 72,137 followed by Gauteng with 59,000 arrests. These violations include liquor, transport and business and cross-border-related offences. Over...
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  MAYOR PROMISES BOTLOKWA COMMUNITY RUNNING WATER | ENCA
The community of Botlokwa in Limpopo don’t have access to water. This after the municipality shut down the pump that supplies it with water. eNCA's reporter Khayelihle Khumalo is following the story. Courtesy BOTLOKWA - About R80-million has been set aside to supply water in Botlokwa just outside Polokwane. The mayor of Capricorn District municipality, John Mphe, has made this promise after residents took to the streets demanding water. They are accusing the authorities of neglecting them, but the municipality said it has a plan to assist them. Villagers also bemoan the fact that the state...
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  PROTEST OVER NOTORIOUS MOLOTO ROAD PROJECT CONTINUES | ENCA
It's been more than a week since a group of protesters from Mpumalanga set up camp at the Union Buildings. Today they are targeting the office of the Finance Minister, demanding that money for the upgrades be made available. eNCA's Nqobile Madlala is covering that story. Courtesy PRETORIA - A small group of protesters has been demonstrating on the lawns of the Union Buildings about an incomplete road and rail project. They want to know why the dangerous Moloto Road hasn't been upgraded, despite funds being allocated for this. They also say they were promised a railway as far back as...
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  CANADA CONDUCTS SEARCH LINKED TO RICIN LETTER SENT TO TRUMP | ENCA
File: The RCMP said ricin-containing letters were sent to five other addresses in Texas. MONTREAL - Canadian police searched a home in the Montreal area in connection with that is believed to have contained the poison ricin. The operation, undertaken at the request of the FBI, comes after a female suspect was arrested trying to cross into the United States from Canada, a spokesman for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. The woman, who was carrying a firearm when she was taken into custody, was due to appear in a US court to face federal charges after the hearing was delayed a...
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  MBALULA CONVEYS CONDOLENCES AFTER DEADLY KZN CRASH | ENCA
13 people have died in a crash involving a petrol tanker and a minibus near Pietermaritzburg. According to emergency officials, a pregnant woman is among the deceased. PIETERMARITZBURG - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has conveyed his condolences to the families of 13 people in a crash near Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday. This as KwaZulu-Natal law enforcement officers are searching for a tipper truck driver who allegedly caused the deadly accident and fled the scene. Thirteen people, including a pregnant woman, died when a minibus taxi collided with a tanker truck in Wartburg, outside...
http://enca.com/news/transport-minister-conveys-condolences-after-deadly-kzn-crash
  "ONS KAN NIE NET OP TOERISME FOKUS" | ENCA
Twee burgemeesters van die Tuinroete verduidelik hoe hulle beplan om hul dorpe se ekonomie weer aan die gang te kry. TSITSIKAMMA - Die burgemeesters van Knysna en Plettenbergbaai op die Tuinroete sê die Covid-19-pandemie het hulle geleer om nie al hulle eiers in een mandjie te sit nie. Hulle het besef dat hulle dorpe té afhanklik is van die toerismebedryf vir hul ekonomiese oorlewing. Daarom oorweeg hulle nou ook ander sakemoontlikhede om die ekonomie daar weer aan die gang te kry. © 2020 eNCA, an eMedia Holdings company. All rights...
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  LIEFDADIGHEIDSORGANISASIE VIR KWESBARE KINDERS BENODIG HULP | ENCA
Geen ouers of vrywilligers is tydens die inperking by die Heartlands Baby Sanctuary toegelaat nie. SOMERSET-WES - 'n Liefdadigheidsorganisasie wat kwesbare kinders versorg, het tydens die inperking 'n reuse-tekort aan vrywilligers gehad. Ouers kon ook nie hulle kinders by die Heartlands Baby Sanctuary in Somerset-Wes besoek nie. Dié fasiliteit bied tydelike sorg vir baba's en kinders wat verwaarloos of mishandel is. © 2020 eNCA, an eMedia Holdings company. All rights...
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  “DANNY WAS ’N BRUGBOUER” | ENCA
Die Afrikaanse taal- en kultuurman Danny Titus het gesterf na hy twee maande in 'n koma was. Vriende en oudkollegas beskryf Danny Titus as iemand wat 'n leidende rol in die Afrikaanse gemeenskap gespeel het en brûe tussen Suid-Afrikaners van verskillende kulture gebou het. Titus is Vrydagaand in die ouderdom van 63 dood. Hy word oorleef deur sy twee dogters, Dalene en Nariska. Sy vrou, Lynda, is in 2013 aan kanker dood. © 2020 eNCA, an eMedia Holdings company. All rights...
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  “NASIEBOU IS NOU ’N PRIORITEIT” | ENCA
Christo van der Rheede is die eerste bruin persoon in 116 jaar wat as uitvoerende direkteur van Agri SA aangestel is. PRETORIA - Agri SA se nuwe uitvoerende direkteur sê boere se veiligheid is een van sy belangrikste prioriteite. Christo van der Rheede, wat jare lank as skoolhoof en later as uitvoerende hoof van die Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut gewerk het, glo die landbousektor is die kern tot sosio-ekonomiese bestendigheid. © 2020 eNCA, an eMedia Holdings company. All rights...
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  GLYKABEL NA VIER JAAR UITEINDELIK GEOPEN | ENCA
'n Splinternuwe glykabel by Knysna gaan na verwagting meer besoekers na die Tuinroete lok. KNYSNA - Belanghebbendes hoop dat 'n nuwe glykabel tussen Knysna en Plettenbergbaai sal bydra tot die herstel van die toerismebedryf op die Tuinroete. Die kabel, wat 2,2 kilometer lank is, is reeds in 2016 vir die Tuinroete Nasionale Park beplan. Maar die bouwerk het nie glad verloop nie. © 2020 eNCA, an eMedia Holdings company. All rights...
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  PICTURES FROM THE FIELD - 22 SEPTEMBER 2020 | ENCA
Namaqualand is famous for a vast array of flowers as far as the eye can see.Locals say the flowers are more breathtaking than they've been in the past seven years.The provincial tourism sector lost at least R50-million due to the impact of the lockdown.PreviousNext © 2020 eNCA, an eMedia Holdings company. All rights...
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  UIF TO RESUME COVID-19 RELIEF PAYMENTS | ENCA
File: The logo of the Unemployment Insurance Fund. JOHANNESBURG - Payments from the government's COVID-19 relief scheme are expected to resume on Monday. Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu suspended the Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (Ters) for two weeks, after fraud claims. The UIF, which funds the scheme, says it would only pay out valid claims. Claims, where information is still outstanding, won't be automatically processed. The benefit was put in place to help workers affected by the national lockdown. It formed part of President Cyril Ramaphosa's R500-billion economic and social...
https://www.enca.com/business/uif-resume-covid-19-relief-payments-monday
  PASTOR MBORO, SHEPARD BUSHIRI HEAD TO COURT | ENCA
Pastor Mboro, Shepard Bushiri head to court Prophet Paseka Motsoeneng, popularly known as Prophet Mboro, wears a face mask as he celebrates inside the Incredible Happenings Ministry Church, in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni on June 7, 2020. JOHANNESBURG - Two men of God find themselves pitted against each other in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. Pastor Paseka 'Mboro' Motsoeneng and Shepherd Bushiri are at loggerheads. This follows remarks made by Mboro about Bushiri's alleged Forex commodity scam. Bushiri's legal team served Mboro with a summons last week for his remarks. The self-proclaimed...
https://www.enca.com/news/pastor-mboro-shepard-bushiri-head-court
  SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DEPT PROPOSES FOOD VOUCHER SYSTEM | ENCA
Instead of food parcels, the Social Development Department wants to hand out food vouchers to the poor. It says this will save government money and will give dignity to recipients because they will be able to buy food based on their own needs. eNCA’s Thuba Vilane has more. DURBAN - Instead of food parcels, the Social Development Department wants to hand out food vouchers to the poor. It says this will save the government money, and it will give dignity to recipients because they will be able to buy food based on their own needs. Social Development Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said, "What is it...
https://www.enca.com/news/social-development-dept-proposes-food-voucher-system
  WATCH: STATE CAPTURE INQUIRY CONTINUES WITH FS HOUSING PROJECT EVIDENCE | ENCA
The Zondo commission will continue to hear evidence on the R1-billion Free State Housing Project. * Editor's note: This live event has ended. You may watch a recording above. JOHANNESBURG  - The Zondo Commission will continue to hear evidence on the R1-billion Free State housing project on Tuesday. © 2020 eNCA, an eMedia Holdings company. All rights...
https://www.enca.com/news/livestream-state-capture-inquiry-continues-fs-housing-project-evidence
  MBALULA CONVEYS CONDOLENCES AFTER DEADLY KZN CRASH | ENCA
13 people have died in a crash involving a petrol tanker and a minibus near Pietermaritzburg. According to emergency officials, a pregnant woman is among the deceased. PIETERMARITZBURG - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has conveyed his condolences to the families of 13 people in a crash near Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday. This as KwaZulu-Natal law enforcement officers are searching for a tipper truck driver who allegedly caused the deadly accident and fled the scene. Thirteen people, including a pregnant woman, died when a minibus taxi collided with a tanker truck in Wartburg, outside...
https://www.enca.com/news/transport-minister-conveys-condolences-after-deadly-kzn-crash
  ENGEN TO POWER SPRINGBOKS AND GET INTO RUGBY PROGRAMME | ENCA
SA Rugby has announced that Engen will power rugby development programme, Get Into Rugby, and become the official fuel supplier of the Springboks, until 2023. SPONSORED - SA Rugby announced a ground-breaking three-year deal on Wednesday, 8 July 2020, that leading African energy brand Engen will power rugby development programme, Get Into Rugby, and become the official fuel supplier of the Springboks, until 2023. The Get Into Rugby programme – which forms part of World Rugby’s strategy to grow the game globally and encourage players of all ages to try, play and stay in rugby –  is a...
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  BALWIN PROPERTIES AND ABSA LAUNCH SOUTH AFRICA’S FIRST GREEN HOME LOAN | ENCA
File: The percentage of people wanting to own property increased in June, according to Loan Originator OOBA. SPONSORED - JSE-listed Balwin Properties Limited and Absa Group Limited launched South Africa’s first green home loan, the Absa Eco Home Loan. The announcement follows on Balwin’s EDGE registration in June 2019 of over 16,000 units, a world first. The conceptualisation and launch of the Eco Home Loan is another milestone in the Company’s ongoing commitment to sustainable development and delivering quality green buildings through innovation. “Balwin Properties is a proudly South...
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  CHEQUE VALUE BUNDLES – REAL VALUE | ENCA
Take the time to educate yourself on your bank’s rewards programme or value-added services, and reap the benefits of your knowledge. SPONSORED - While you may generally know what cheque account you have, you might have not paid attention to what other benefits come with it. Perhaps now is the time to take a closer look as you could be missing out on benefits that could make a significant difference in your life. As we grapple with the new world of lockdowns, quarantines, social distancing and so forth, our lives are gradually changed, and so are our needs. It is important that we reflect on...
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  YOUR BANK CARD PROVIDES YOU WITH GREAT VALUE-ADDS | ENCA
Take the time to educate yourself on your bank’s rewards programme or value-added services, and reap the benefits of your knowledge. SPONSORED - Do you know of all the benefits that your Absa bank card offers you? Be in the know, and maximise the value of your card. During this period of the COVID-19 pandemic, many South African consumers have been financially impacted due to lockdown restrictions, resulting in them earning less income or no income at all. Being wise about the rewards that your bank offers you during this time, will help you stretch your rands and in some cases earn cash...
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  RETURN OF FANS TO ENGLISH STADIUMS ON HOLD: UK PM | ENCA
Socially distanced fans watch from the stands during the pre-season friendly football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Chelsea. LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the planned phased return of spectators to sports venues in England was on hold due to a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. A number of pilot test events, in which capacities have been capped at 1,000, have taken place and it was hoped venues would be allowed to welcome more spectators from the start of October. But Johnson set out a range of tough new restrictions for England designed to limit the spread...
http://enca.com/sport/return-fans-english-stadiums-hold-uk-pm
  DEUTSCHE BANK TO CLOSE ONE IN FIVE GERMAN BRANCHES | ENCA
File: Deutsche Bank plans to reduce its high-street footprint from 500 to 400 branches as quickly as possible. BERLIN - Deutsche Bank said it will close one-fifth of its German branches to cut costs and adapt to changing consumer habits in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Germany's largest bank plans to reduce its high-street footprint from 500 to 400 branches "as quickly as possible," said Philipp Gossow, head of the private banking division. "Customer demand for advice has increased significantly since the corona crisis. But customers go to the branch less often for advice" as they...
http://enca.com/business/deutsche-bank-close-one-five-german-branches
  ADVERTISE ON ENCA.COM | ENCA
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  ZIMBABWE'S OUTSPOKEN OPPOSITION LAWMAKER FREED ON BAIL
Job Sikhala, vice chairman of the main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC-Alliance), was arrested on 21 August and charged with inciting the public to commit violence. MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa with Job Sikhala in court. Picture: Twitter/@ZimLive HARARE – A Zimbabwean court on Tuesday freed on bail an outspoken opposition leader and lawmaker a month after he was arrested for promoting anti-government protests.Job Sikhala, vice chairman of the main opposition partyAlliance (MDC-Alliance), was arrested on 21 August and charged with inciting the public to...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/zimbabwe-s-outspoken-opposition-lawmaker-freed-on-bail
  PUTIN VAUNTS RUSSIAN CORONAVIRUS VACCINE AT UN
The Sputnik V vaccine was developed by Moscow's Gamaleya research center, and Russia announced in August that it was the world's first registered vaccine. FILE: Russian President Vladimir Putin on October 11, 2019. Picture: AFP UNITED NATIONS - President Vladimir Putin in a speech at the United Nations on Tuesday boasted of Russia's creation of the world's first coronavirus vaccine, though it has not completed large-scale clinical trials.Putin in a video address to the General Assembly said that Russia was open to partnership with other countries over "the first vaccine in the world,...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/putin-vaunts-russian-coronavirus-vaccine-at-un
  THIAGO SILVA BRUSHES OFF AGE CONCERN AS HE PREPARES FOR CHELSEA DEBUT
Veteran Brazil defender Thiago Silva (36) joined Frank Lampard's side from Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer last month after suffering defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final. Lyon's Burkinabe forward Bertrand Traore (R) heads the ball with Paris Saint-Germain's German defender Thilo Kehrer (C) and Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Thiago Silva during the French League Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis on 31 July 2020. Picture: AFP LONDON – New Chelsea signing Thiago Silva has shrugged...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/thiago-silva-brushes-off-age-concern-as-he-prepares-for-chelsea-debut
  'WATCHMEN' EMMY WINNERS EXPLORE 'MISSING' HISTORY AND POSSIBLE SEQUEL
The HBO hit series, based on a seminal 1980s graphic novel, scooped up 11 Emmys at this year's television equivalent of the Oscars, making it Sunday's top honoree. This handout screen shot released courtesy of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. / ABC shows US actress Regina King wearing a Breonna Taylor shirt as she wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie with 'Watchmen' during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards on 20 September 2020. Picture: AFP LOS ANGELES - The creators of big Emmy winner Watchmen, a timely blend of superheroes and political satire that...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/watchmen-emmy-winners-explore-missing-history-and-possible-sequel
  KOMPHELA SPEAKS ON 'BLESSINGS AND BURDENS' THAT AWAIT HUNT AT KAIZER CHIEFS
Hunt was appointed to the role on a three-year deal, replacing German Ernst Middendorp after he failed to win the Absa Premiership title despite leading until the last day. FILE: Steve Komphela. Picture: EWN JOHANNESBURG - Steve Komphela has warned of the pressures that come with coaching at Kaizer Chiefs.Hunt was appointed to the role in early September on a three-year deal.He replaces Ernst Middendorp after the German failed to win the Absa Premiership title despite leading until the last day of the season.Komphela, who coached Chiefs between 2015 and 2018, said of Hunt’s appointment....
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/komphela-on-chiefs-new-coach-gavin-must-understand-that-blessings-and-...
  RAMAPHOSA APPEALS FOR GLOBAL SOLIDARITY IN FIGHTING AGAINST COVID-19
The president was speaking in his capacity as the AU chairperson at the first day of the General Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. FILE: President Cyril Ramaphosa address the United Nations on 21 September 2020. Picture: @PresidencyZA/Twitter JOHANNESBURG – President on Tuesday said the fighting against the could be done through unity.Ramaphosa was speaking in his capacity as the (AU) chairperson on the first day of the General Debate of the 75th Session of the (UN) General Assembly.The president called on UN member states to collaborate and work towards...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/ramaphosa-appeals-for-global-solidarity-in-fighting-against-covid-19
  TRIAL OF SUDAN'S BASHIR ADJOURNED TO 6 OCTOBER
The case involves a total of 28 defendants who stand accused of plotting the 1989 Islamist-backed military coup which brought Bashir to power. FILE: Bashir had ruled with an iron fist for 30 years until his overthrow on 11 April 2019 following unprecedented youth-led street demonstrations. Picture:EWN KHARTOUM – The trial of ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir and others for a 1989 military coup was the presiding judge said.Proceedings have been repeatedly delayed, with Tuesday's hearing the fifth since the trial opened in July.The case involves a total of 28 defendants who stand...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/trial-of-sudan-s-bashir-adjourned-to-6-october
  TWO MEN HELD IN FRANCE OVER RAPE OF NINE-YEAR-OLD GIRL
The girl was found shortly after the attack Sunday and taken to a hospital as police launched a massive manhunt for her assailant over a large swathe of western France. POITIERS - French police have arrested two men in connection with the rape of a nine-year-old girl abducted at the weekend while out to buy bread in her village, sources said Tuesday.The girl was found shortly after the attack Sunday and taken to a hospital as police launched a massive manhunt for her assailant over a large swathe of western France.The girl was picked up by a driver in a residential area of Villiers, which...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/two-men-held-in-france-over-rape-of-nine-year-old-girl
  JUDITH FEBRUARY: DOES TODAY'S ANC HOLD SOL PLAATJE'S LEADERSHIP & VALUES?
The diary of Sol T Plaatje, written between 1899 and 1900, makes for fascinating reading. It is the only account by a black person of the Siege of Mafeking that took place during the South African War from 1899 to 1902. Plaatje’s formal schooling was limited yet he excelled at the then civil service examinations and on the eve of the war he was sent to Mafeking, and during the siege acted as a court interpreter.An account of his life tells us that he was drawn to journalism and established the first Setswana-English weekly newspaper in 1901. He spoke at least eight languages and is...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/18/judith-february-does-today-s-anc-hold-sol-plaatje-s-leadership-and-val...
  ANALYSIS: HAS THE SKIN LIGHTENER INDUSTRY LEARNED FROM BLACK LIVES MATTER?
This article first appeared on . Black Lives Matter has jolted the skin lightener industry. In June, manufacturers of skin lighteners joined other corporations in voicing support for the racial justice movement. Critics quickly pointed out the of voicing such support in the US while continuing to sell skin whitening products globally. Such products, they say, play off of and promote racism and (which is prejudice based on preference for people with lighter skin tones) in Asia and Africa.Manufacturers’ have . Johnson & Johnson agreed to Neutrogena Fine Fairness and Clean & Clear...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/analysis-has-the-skin-lightener-industry-learned-from-black-lives-matt...
  JOHN STEENHUISEN: WOULD YOU VOTE FOR HIM?
Eyewitness News reporter Nkosikhona Duma had a virtual chat with Democratic Alliance interim leader and leadership candidate John Steenhuisen on a range of...
https://ewn.co.za/video/11862/john-steenhuisen--would-you-vote-for-him-
  INSIDE THE GLOBAL COVID-19 DEATH TOLL
| Graphic looking at countries with the highest coronavirus death tolls, and their respective death rates, as at 21 September 2020. Let the news come to you. Subscribe to our daily...
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  TRUMP SAYS UN MUST 'HOLD CHINA ACCOUNTABLE' FOR COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The US president, who faces a difficult re-election fight on 3 November, has sought to deflect overwhelming voter criticism of his handling of the pandemic by blaming China. FILE: US President Donald Trump makes a statement in the briefing room at the White House on 22 May 2020 in Washington, DC. Picture: AFP NEW YORK - US President Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that China must be held accountable by the world for its actions over the COVID-19 pandemic.In a recorded message played to the annual meeting of the UN, Trump accused Beijing of allowing the coronavirus to...
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  WATCH LIVE: CELE SAYS SEVERAL SHEBEENS AND TAVERNS ARE BREAKING LOCKDOWN RULES
Alert level 1 of the national lockdown came into effect on Monday, after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on 16 September that the country would be easing restrictions that had been implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19. Police Minister Bheki Cele releases the first quarter crime statistics for 2020/2021 at a media briefing on 14 August 2020. Picture: GCIS JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele on Tuesday said he was concerned that some businesses were breaking lockdown regulations and exposing their patrons to COVID-19. The minister, speaking at a media briefing in Pretoria on...
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  WC GOVT MAKES R27M AVAILABLE TO HELP BUSINESSES MITIGATE IMPACT OF COVID-19
The province's Finance and Economic Opportunities Department said that the fund would provide help in the form of grants to both formal and informal businesses. Western Cape MEC of Finance & Economic Opportunities David Maynier. Picture: @DavidMaynier/Twitter CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape government has made R27 million available as part of a business relief fund to try mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and lockdown.The money is intended for small businesses. The province's Finance and Economic Opportunities Department said that the fund would provide help in the form of...
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  HOW HAS SOUTH AFRICAN MEDIA FARED IN ITS COVID-19 COVERAGE?
EWN Editor-in-Chief Mahlatse Mahlase in conversation with EWN Cape Town News Editor Charlotte Kilbane, Health Journalist and Media Trainer Pontsho Pilane, and Researcher at Media Monitor Africa Azola Dayile on 'Inside EWN: The Round Table'.This week's discussion: How has South African media fared in its COVID-19...
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  LEVEL 1 LOCKDOWN HAS BEGUN - COVID-19 SITUATION DESK 21 SEPTEMBER
All the latest COVID-19 developments from South Africa and the...
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  LOGIC BEHIND CURFEW UNDER LEVEL 1 LOCKDOWN EXPLAINED
Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma explains why a curfew remains at alert level 1 of lockdown at a media briefing on Friday 18 September...
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  JUSTICE DENIED?
In the third episode of this special Eyewitness News report, we track some of thee cases that made headlines in Bredasdorp. We find out what the challenges are facing SAPS in the area, and hear the story of one family caught in crushing grief, with no one punished for the rape and murder of their 16-year-old. In the fourth episode of this special Eyewitness News report, we ask whether any progress has been made in addressing the underlying issues that drive the levels of violence in Bredasdorp and surrounds. Seven years after the Anene Booysen case made global headlines, has anything really...
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  A WORD ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (A.I.) EPISODE 3
A Word On Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) Episode 3 In this episode, Allan looks at applications using machine learning that have been considered and implemented at Primedia Broadcasting. The case studies are likely to apply to a broad range of industries.  In this episode, Allan describes the types of machine learning models that would most apply to business and how to determine if a business case would benefit from an A.I. solution. The principal formats are supervised and unsupervised learning. Supervised machine learning is used for classifications and regressions. Unsupervised...
https://ewn.co.za/podcasts/301/a-word-on-artificial-intelligence--a-i--/203808/a-word-on-artificial...
  TURNKEY365 APPEALS TO ‘QUEER ACTIVISTS’ TO VACATE CAMPS BAY RENTAL HOUSE
Seven people, calling themselves queer activists, operating under the hashtag #WeSeeYou, formally booked the house last week. Turnkey365 Villas & Apartment Management logo. Picture: turnkey365.co.za CAPE TOWN - Turnkey365 Villas and Apartment Management on Tuesday appealed to to vacate the building.Seven people, calling themselves queer activists, operating under the hashtag #WeSeeYou, formally booked the house last week. Tuesday was the second unpaid day. They took the action to draw attention to land and housing matters. In a statement, the company said since March the tourism...
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  STATE ARGUES AGAINST BAIL FOR COPS ACCUSED OF KILLING NATHANIEL JULIES
The 16-year-old, who was diagnosed with Down syndrome, was shot in August - just metres away from his home in Eldorado Park. Voster Netsiongolo, one of the three police officers accused of murdering Nathaniel Julies (16), appears at the Proteas Magistrates court on 22 September 2020. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN SOWETO - The Protea Magistrates Court on Tuesday heard damning testimony in the case.Simon 'Scorpion' Ndyalvane, Caylene Whiteboy, and Voster Netshiongolo . Simon Scorpion Nyalvane,Caylene Whiteboy and Voster Netshiongolo are in court in connection with the 16 year old's murder. KM...
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  MBORO: A LOT OF PEOPLE CLAIM THEY WERE SCAMMED BY BUSHIRI AND WANT THEIR MONEY
The congregants said they had invested their funds in a forex commodity scam in 2017 during a seminar conducted by the self-proclaimed prophet at his Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG). FILE: Pastor Paseka Motsoeneng was one of the first to welcome members back to church on 7 June. Picture: Kayleen Morgan/EWN JOHANNESBURG - Pastoron Tuesday appeared in the Pretoria High Court on behalf of Prophet’s former congregants who claimed they had lost money to a scam.The congregants said they invested their funds in a forex commodity scam in 2017 during a seminar conducted by the...
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  5 SURVIVORS OF FATAL KZN CRASH IN HOSPITAL ‘BADLY INJURED’, SAYS MEC NTULI
5 survivors of fatal KZN crash in hospital ‘badly injured’, says MEC Ntuli Four vehicles were involved in the crash, including a minibus taxi that was ferrying most of the passengers who were killed. KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Bheki Ntuli has decried the fatal accident that killed 13 people. Picture: Twitter/@GovernmentZA JOHANNESBURG – KwaZulu-Natal MEC Bheki Ntuli said the car crash that left was a blatant disregard of traffic laws.Authorities have spent the day clearing up the scene after Tuesday's accident which was allegedlyat an...
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  NC MAN HANDED DOUBLE LIFE SENTENCE FOR MURDER OF GIRLFRIEND, 18-MONTH SON
NC man handed double life sentence for murder of girlfriend, 18-month son Michael Pietersen (36) also received a further five years imprisonment for defeating the ends of justice, which would run concurrently with his sentence. Picture: SAPS/facebook.com CAPE TOWN - A Northern Cape man was handed a double life sentence in the Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley for the murder of his girlfriend and 18-month old son. Michael Pietersen (36), who appeared in court on Tuesday, also received a further five years imprisonment for defeating the ends of justice, which would run concurrently with...
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  GALLERY: NATHANIEL JULIES MURDER ACCUSED FACE BEREAVED FAMILY IN COURT
| Bridget Harris, the mother of Eldorado Park teen Nathaniel Julies, was accompanied by family members as the three police officers accused of his murder appeared in the Protea Magistrates Court on 22 September 2020 to apply for bail. Let the news come to you. Subscribe to our daily...
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  JULIES DEATH: COP WHO FIRED FATAL SHOT THOUGHT GUN LOADED WITH RUBBER BULLETS
Simon 'Scorpion' Ndyalvane, Caylene Whiteboy, and Voster Netshiongolo were in court on Tuesday to apply for bail. Scorpion Ndyalvane, Caylene Whiteboy and Voster Netsiongolo on 22 September 2020 made a brief appearance at the Protea Magistrates Court for the alleged murder of 16-year-old Eldorado Park teenager, Nathaniel Julies. Picture: Kgomotso Modise/EWN SOWETO - The Protea Magistrates Court on Tuesday heard how a police officer in the case fired the fatal shot under the impression that her shotgun was loaded with rubber bullets.Simon 'Scorpion' Ndyalvane, Caylene Whiteboy, and Voster...
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  MBALULA HORRIFIED BY KZN CRASH THAT CLAIMED 12 LIVES
Several vehicles were involved in the collision on the R33 road in the KZN Midlands, including a fuel truck. A fuel tanker crashed into a minibus taxi on the R33 near Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal on 22 September killing at least 12 people. Picture: @Netcare911_sa/Twitter JOHANNESBURG - Transport Minister on Tuesday said he was horrified by the .Several vehicles were involved in the collision on the R33 road in the Midlands, including a fuel truck. KZN: 12 dead, multiple injured in R33 Greytown collision — NETCARE 911 (@Netcare911_sa) Authorities confirmed that a heavily...
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  GP ANC DISMISSES CLAIMS OF DIVISION OVER PROBE INTO SENIOR MEMBERS IN PPE SAGA
ANC Gauteng Secretary Jacob Khawe went to great lengths to explain that the party was not shielding anyone from accountability, by not accepting the intergrity committee report, but was merely ensuring that all due processes were followed. FILE: ANC GP secretary Jacob Khawe said more work needed to be done by the integrity committee in the investigation of alleged corruption involving three senior members. Picture: Facebook JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has dismissed allegations of factionalism and favouritism following its decision to send the integrity...
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  GAUTENG ANC CONFIRMS EXTENSION OF LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR DIKO, MASUKU COUPLE
Gauteng ANC confirms extension of leave of absence for Diko, Masuku couple Presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko, Health MEC Bandile Masuku and his wife Joburg MMC Loyiso Masuku are implicated in irregular personal protective equipment (PPE) tenders in the province. Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku on 20 July 2020 inspects the Nasrec field hospital's state of readiness amidst the province's increase in coronavirus cases. Picture: Kayleen Morgan/EWN JOHANNESBURG - The in Gauteng has confirmed that its provincial executive committee (PEC) has extended the leave of absence of its three...
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  DA: WHY IS ANC OFFERING REPAYMENT IF THERE WAS NO WRONGDOING WITH ZIM FLIGHT?
The ANC and DA differ on whether Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula broke any law when she allowed a ruling party delegation to hitch a lift with her to Zimbabwe on a defence force aircraft. President Cyril Ramaphosa on 27 August 2020 appeared before the National Assembly in a hybrid plenary session to answer these questions presented for oral reply. Picture: @PresidencyZA/Twitter JOHANNESBURG - The controversy around the 's use of a defence force jet to fly to Zimbabwe has taken another turn.The now wants to force President to release a report on the issue.The party will be .But...
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  DAK NETWORK CALLS ON NAMAQUA WINES TO REMOVE KHOISAN IMAGES FROM PACKAGING
The DAK Network advocates for the rights and culture of the Khoisan people. The Namaqua Wines logo. Picture: @Namaquawines/Twitter CAPE TOWN - A network advocating for the nation's Khoisan people wants Namaqua Wines to remove Khoisan branding from one of its liquor products. The three-liter box wine is called Rain Dance and the box bears images of the Khoisan people, in the style of ancient rock paintings.The DAK Network advocates for the rights and culture of the Khoisan people. It was founded in 2016 and derives its name from Khoisan icons Doman, Autshomao and Krotoa. The organisation's...
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  ESKOM'S DE RUYTER SAYS HE'S HAD NO POLITICAL INTERFERENCE SINCE TAKING JOB
'I really can't complain about the lack of political support and also the flip side of that, political interference,' Eskom chief executive officer Andre de Ruyter said. FILE: Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter at a briefing at Megawatt Park on 31 January 2020. Picture: EWN CAPE TOWN - Eskom chief executive officer Andre de Ruyter insists that since he took over the running of the utility there's been no political interference."I really can't complain about the lack of political support and also the flip side of the that, political interference. I've had zero political interference from Minister...
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  SAA BRPS WAITING ON GOVT TO COMMUNICATE FUNDING PLAN FOR AIRLINE'S RESTRUCTURE
The Public Enterprises Department said that it was confident that the R10.4 billion needed for the restructured carrier would be made available to the practitioners very soon. FILE: SAA planes. Picture: EWN JOHANNESBURG - The business rescue practitioners (BRPs) said that they have not been informed by government about when funding to restructure the airline would be made available.The Public Enterprises Department said that it was confident that the R10.4 billion needed for the restructured carrier would be made available to the practitioners very soon.Finance Minister is expected to...
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  CAMEROON POLICE USE TEAR GAS TO BREAK UP PROTEST
Marchers converged at a major intersection in a working-class district of Douala, shouting slogans such as "Enough Is Enough" and "Paul Biya Must Go" before police dispersed them, making some arrests. DOUALA – Police on Tuesday used tear gas and water cannon to break up a protest by hundreds of people in calling for an end to bloodshed in the country's anglophone regions.Several parties, including that of opposition leader Maurice Kamto, had called for "peaceful marches" against 87, who has ruled the central African country with an iron fist for nearly 40 years.The marchers called for a...
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  MKHIZE: SA LOOKING FORWARD TO COVID-19 DEBT RELIEF FOR AU MEMBER STATES
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize delivered the keynote address at the centre’s conference on mitigating the economic and health impact of COVID-19. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize addresses a media briefing on 13 July 2020. Picture: @DrZweliMkhize/Twitter JOHANNESBURG – Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has told The Centre for Global Development that South Africa is looking forward to debt relief for African Union (AU) countries that have accumulated debt during the COVID-19 pandemic.Mkhize delivered the keynote address at the centre’s conference on mitigating the economic and health impact of...
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  TRUMP CONFIRMS WILL ANNOUNCE SUPREME COURT PICK ON SATURDAY
US President Donald Trump confirmed he will announce his pick for the Supreme Court seat left open by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday. US President Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign rally at MBS International Airport in Freeland, Michigan on 10 September 2020. Picture: AFP. WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he will announce his pick for the Supreme Court seat left open by the death of on Saturday."I will be announcing my Supreme Court Nominee on Saturday, at the White House! Exact time TBA," Trump said.Democratic opponents,...
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  TIKTOK URGES SOCIAL MEDIA ALLIANCE AGAINST SUICIDE CONTENT
TikTok launched its own investigation after clips of the man's suicide were embedded into otherwise inoffensive videos shared widely on its global platform, which is especially popular with young teens. LONDON – TikTok on Tuesday proposed an alliance with nine other social media platforms to work collectively and rapidly to remove suicide content, following an incident this month when a man killed himself on Facebook.The Chinese-owned app said it had set out its proposal in a letter to the chief executives of Facebook, Instagram, Google, YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, Snapchat, Pinterest and...
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  WORLD SEES RECORD WEEKLY NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES, DEATHS DOWN: WHO
World sees record weekly number of COVID-19 cases, deaths down: WHO In a fresh global update, the World Health Organization said late Monday that during the week ending on September 20, 1,998,897 new cases of the novel coronavirus were registered around the world. FILE: Children wearing protective face masks arrive at school on 7 September 2020 in Zagreb. School started in Croatia today with the implementation of epidemiological measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Picture: AFP. GENEVA - The coronavirus pandemic appears to be accelerating worldwide, with new cases soaring last week...
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  SWISS PROSECUTORS CALL FOR AL-KHELAIFI, VALCKE TO FACE PRISON IN TV RIGHTS TRIAL
Swiss prosecutors call for Al-Khelaifi, Valcke to face prison in TV rights trial The prosecution called for a 28-month sentence for Al-Khelaifi and three years for Valcke as their trial in the Swiss town of Bellinzona moved into its final days. FILE: Jerome Valcke, former FIFA General Secretary. Picture: EWN LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Swiss prosecutors have called for PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA number two Jerome Valcke to face prison terms for alleged corruption in the attribution of World Cup TV rights, the Swiss agency Keystone ATS reported Tuesday.The prosecution called...
https://ewn.co.za/2020/09/22/swiss-prosecutors-call-for-al-khelaifi-valcke-to-face-prison-in-tv-rig...
  BARCELONA'S VIDAL JOINS INTER FOR €1 MILLION
After joining in 2018, Vidal played 96 games for the Catalans and scored 11 goals, helping them win La Liga in his first year in Spain. Inter Milan president Steven Zhang and midfielder Arturo Vidal following the completion of his signing with the club on 22 September 2020. Picture: @Inter_en/Twitter MADRID - Inter Milan have completed a deal to sign Arturo Vidal from Barcelona for €1 million ($1.17 million), the clubs announced on Tuesday."Barcelona and Inter Milan have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Arturo Vidal," Barca said in a statement. "The Italian team will pay...
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  BALE AGENT BLASTS 'DISGRACEFUL' REAL MADRID FANS
The 31-year-old has returned to Tottenham on a loan deal, having left them in 2013 for a then world-record fee of £85 million ($109 million). FILE: Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale warms up during the Spanish League football match between Real Madrid CF and SD Eibar at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Valdebebas, on the outskirts of Madrid, on 14 June 2020. Picture: AFP LONDON - Gareth Bale's treatment by Real Madrid fans was "disgraceful" and the Spanish club did not help the situation, according to the Wales attacker's agent.The 31-year-old has returned to Tottenham on a loan deal,...
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  SA'S ROTTEN COPS AMONG MOST CROOKED DURING COVID-19, FINDS CORRUPTION WATCH REPORT | NEWS24
SA's rotten cops among most crooked during Covid-19, finds Corruption Watch report Police take the badge of infamy for being SA's most corrupt during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.Researchers claim the police lead a poisoned corruption procession from across all walks of society.Corruption has seeped foul into every corner of society.Thuggish, greedy police who engineer bribes were among the most crooked South Africans during Covid-19.They join pilfering principals, local government looters and gluttons taking from the mouths of babes.These are among the army of corrupt South...
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  POLICE MINISTER BHEKI CELE HOLDS FARM ATTACK IMBIZO | NEWS24
Siyabonga Macu (29) appeared briefly at the Newcastle Magistrate’s Court in connection with the murders of Glen and Vida Rafferty. Police Minister Bheki Cele held a second security imbizo with farmers in the Normandien area on Monday, as a young man appeared in court 50 kilometres away in Newcastle charged with the murder on their farm of Glen and Vida Rafferty.The Rafferty couple were gunned down in front of their home last month and the murder has sparked great fear in the farming community.ALSO READ | Siyabonga Macu (29) appeared briefly at the Newcastle Magistrates Court for...
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  CHARL KINNEAR MURDER: POLICE MUST EXPLAIN WHY ARMED PROTECTION OF ANTI-GANG COP WAS WITHDRAWN - EXPERT | NEWS24
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! The scene where top cop Charl Kinnear was murdered. The police's Tactical Response Team supported by the Anti-Gang Unit (AGU) and at least one helicopter from the South African Air Force on Sunday swooped on Bishop Lavis in Cape Town hunting for Lieutenant Colonel Charl Kinnear's killer.Kinnear's has sent shockwaves through the Bishop Lavis community and the police. He was intimately involved in various sensitive investigations, including the murder of Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik. Kinnear had received a number of...
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  WRAP | CORPORATES CUT TIES WITH KWASIZABANTU, AS POLICE, CRL, SAHRC CONFIRM INVESTIGATIONS | NEWS24
WRAP | Corporates cut ties with KwaSizabantu, as police, CRL, SAHRC confirm investigations Corporates cut ties with KwaSizabantu, as police, CRL, SAHRC confirm investigationsThere have been major moves surrounding KwaSizabantu Mission on Tuesday, after several reports by News24 detailing allegations of human rights violations and fraud.Retailers who have been supplied with products owned by KwaSizabantu have demanded answers, with some having cut ties with those companies. The police have also been let loose on the controversial KwaZulu-Natal mission.KwaSizabantu is the owner of aQuellé...
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  GRIEVING FAMILIES HAVE MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS AFTER 2 CHILDREN FOUND MURDERED | NEWS24
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! The anguished mother of a boy, who was found murdered near his friend's house, is demanding answers. Busisiwe Mgcina, lying on a mattress next to her aunt and boyfriend, burst into tears when she recalled how she lost her son, Simphiwe Mgcina, 6. Simphiwe and Mpho Makondo, 8, disappeared on Friday evening, outside Mpho's home.  Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today. A newsletter dedicated to the best conversations and comments on News24. Oops! Something went...
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  RAMAPHOSA PREACHES GLOBAL SOLIDARITY WHILE TRUMP PROUDLY PUTS AMERICA FIRST | NEWS24
Cyril Ramaphosa during the 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture. (GCIS) President Cyril Ramaphosa called for global solidarity and friendship in overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic.This in contrast to US President Donald Trump who will "proudly put America first".Ramaphosa told the UN General Assembly solidarity must overcome racism and prejudice, violence, war, extremism, poverty and inequality.The coronavirus pandemic has presented the world with a choice between global co-operation or the pursuit of narrow self-interest and unilateralism, President Cyril Ramaphosa told the UN General Assembly...
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  OPINION | KINGS FAILURE MUST BE LAID AT SA RUGBY’S DOOR | SPORT
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! PRO14 action between the Southern Kings and Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow on 1 November 2019. SA Rugby administrator Monde Tabatas passing and news that the Southern Kings have suffered another, possibly fatal, slump into bankruptcy has felt like a twin death in one week for Eastern Cape rugby.Tabata, who oversaw a couple of the mother bodys interventions when things went horribly awry at the Kings, succumbed to Covid-19 related complications at the age of 60 last week.With him, one felt, went a lot of...
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  ESKOM WARNS THAT POWER GRID IS UNDER 'SEVERE PRESSURE' | FIN24
Eskom's Kusile power station in Mpumalanga. Eskom on Tuesday evening asked South Africans to reduce their electricity usage, saying the national grid was under "severe pressure".While the beleaguered power utility has managed to avoid implementing load shedding for most of September, it has emphasised that power cuts could be implemented on . 22 September 202018:00Our power system is under severe pressure. Please switch off all unnecessary lights, your geyser, pool pump and non-essential appliances. — Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA)   The Council for Scientific and Industrial...
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  LIVE | COVID-19 IN SA: DEATH TOLL TOPS 16 000 AS CASES RISE TO 663 282 | NEWS24
King Philip of Belgium visits the medical component of the Belgian army in Marche-en-Famenne. RESOURCESWE REMEMBER | SPECIAL HUB | . SA's Covid-19 death toll tops 16 000The Covid-19 death toll in SA has increased by 126, taking it to 16 118.The number of cases now sits at 663 282. The number of recoveries is at 592 904 - a recovery rate of 89.4%. UK imposes tight curbs for next 6 months, top athlete tests positive - International Covid-19 newsThe Covid-19 pandemic appears to be accelerating worldwide, with new cases soaring last week to a new seven-day high of almost 2 million even as new...
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  ANALYSIS | THE BILLION RAND HOUSING SCHEME THAT PAVED THE WAY FOR STATE CAPTURE TO COME | NEWS24
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! State Capture commission chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. Deaan Vivier, Netwerk24 In 2017, then 73-year-old Elizabeth Sepe looked completely disillusioned by any prospect of a house ever being built for her by the government.Her hopes were lifted years before, in 2010, when the government promised houses in the Phatho township in Bloemfontein.Sepe dreamt of having a solid roof over her grandkids' head and anxiously waited for the government to make good on its promise. Subscribe to News24 and get access...
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  FAF SHINES, NGIDI PUNISHED AS ROYALS DOWN CHENNAI IN IPL FEAST OF SIXES | SPORT
Faf shines, Ngidi punished as Royals down Chennai in IPL feast of sixes There were contrasting fortunes for the Proteas duo of Faf du Plessis and Lungi Ngidi as the Chennai Super Kings fell to the Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday in a match that produced a record-equalling 33 sixes in the Twenty20 tournament.Steve Smith, who faced concussion fears coming into the IPL, put on a key 121-run second-wicket partnership with Sanju Samson, who smashed 74, to guide Royals to 216/7 batting first and a 16-run win over Chennai in Sharjah.Du Plessis led the Chenna chase in reply and made a valiant 72 off 37...
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  CELE WARNS BUSINESSES FLOUTING RULES IN NAME OF PROFIT: 'LONG ARM OF LAW WILL CATCH UP WITH YOU' | NEWS24
Police Minister Bheki Cele. Bheki Cele expressed his disgust at liquor outlet owners flouting lockdown rules.Just over 300 000 people have been arrested since March for contravening the Disaster Management Act.Western Cape recorded just over 72 000 arrests, followed by Gauteng with 59 000 arrests.Police Minister Bheki Cele on Tuesday expressed shock and disgust at liquor outlet owners who flouted lockdown rules in the name of profit."I want to express my shock and disgust about the blatant disregard of the health of our people by some liquor outlet owners. I am talking about businesses that...
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  REGISTER NOW | Q&A WITH THE TEAM THAT EXPOSED THE KWASIZABANTU CULT IN KWAZULU-NATAL | NEWS24
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! KwaSizabantu, a Christian mission in KwaZulu-Natal that's more than 50 years old, has found itself at the core of allegations of gross human rights violations.After a seven-month investigation, News24 published allegations that physical, psychological, sexual and spiritual abuse occurred at the mission.Former members of the mission shared stories of their trauma, accusing the mission of covering up sexual abuse and money laundering. Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today. A...
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  DOCUMENTARY | EXODUS: UNCOVERING A CULT IN KWAZULU-NATAL | NEWS24
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! KwaSizabantu, one of the biggest mission stations on the continent, finds itself at the centre of claims of cultism, allegations which first emerged two decades ago. Founded in 1970 by missionary Reverend Erlo Stegen, the KwaSizabantu Mission is nestled in the, green and lush Valley of a Thousand Hills in KwaZulu-Natal. It's described as one of the biggest mission stations on the continent.Translated, its name means "the place where people are helped" and according to its website, it hosts many visitors, some who seek...
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  PODCAST | EXODUS CHAPTER 1: THE MISSION | NEWS24
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! KwaSizabantu, a Christian mission in KwaZulu-Natal, is in the spotlight for the unholiest of reasons. Chanté Schatz, News24 KwaSizabantu, a more than 50-year old Christian mission in KwaZulu-Natal, has found itself at the core of accusations relating to gross human rights violations.Former members of the congregation have come forward with testimonies accusing the mission of covering up sexual abuse and money laundering. In the 1980s, at the height of apartheid, and both moved to KwaSizabantu. Subscribe to...
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  BRITISH & IRISH LIONS 2021 | SPORT
Government is moving to make next year's British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa a protected event. © 2020 (1.1.20262.6) 24.com. All rights...
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  FAF SHINES, NGIDI PUNISHED AS ROYALS DOWN CHENNAI IN IPL FEAST OF SIXES | SPORT
Faf shines, Ngidi punished as Royals down Chennai in IPL feast of sixes There were contrasting fortunes for the Proteas duo of Faf du Plessis and Lungi Ngidi as the Chennai Super Kings fell to the Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday in a match that produced a record-equalling 33 sixes in the Twenty20 tournament.Steve Smith, who faced concussion fears coming into the IPL, put on a key 121-run second-wicket partnership with Sanju Samson, who smashed 74, to guide Royals to 216/7 batting first and a 16-run win over Chennai in Sharjah.Du Plessis led the Chenna chase in reply and made a valiant 72 off 37...
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  AB DE VILLIERS IMPRESSED BY INDIAN YOUNG GUNS AT IPL | SPORT
AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. Overseas stars including Australia's white-ball captain Aaron Finch praised young Indian talent in the IPL after batsman Devdutt Padikkal smashed a half-century for Royal Challengers Bangalore.The 20-year-old left-handed opener proved his worth for Virat Kohli's team with a 42-ball 56 that set up an opening Indian Premier League win for last year's wooden spooners in Dubai on Monday.Bangalore trumped Sunrisers Hyderabad, led by David Warner, and Padikkal's confidence and flair did not go unnoticed by his opening partner Finch."Dev is a brilliant young...
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  ZUBAYR HAMZA NAMED CAPE COBRAS CAPTAIN FOR 2020/2021 SEASON | SPORT
New Cape Cobras captain Zubayr Hamza at Newlands on 22 September 2020. Zubayr Hamza has been named Cape Cobras captain for the upcoming season.Hamza replaces Dane Piedt, who is off to the United States.The 25-year-old Hamza has played five Tests for the Proteas.Proteas batsman Zubayr Hamza will captain the Cape Cobras during the 2020/2021 season.This was confirmed by head coach Ashwell Prince during a press conference at Newlands on Tuesday.Hamza takes over the captaincy from USA-bound Dane Piedt, with Prince confident in his new leader's abilities."I'm really looking forward to working...
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  SHARKS' NOTSHE COULD BATTLE 'ROLE MODEL' VERMEULEN AS SA RUGBY RETURNS | SPORT
Sharks No 8 Sikhumbuzo Notshe says previous form will count for little when rugby resumes in South Africa this weekend.Notshe could face off against Springbok World cup winner Duane Vermeulen. The Sharks will take on the Bulls at Super Fan Saturday while the Stormers take on the Lions.Rugby returns to South Africa this weekend for the first time in six months when Loftus hosts 'Super Fan Saturday' - a unique event that will see all four of the Sharks, Bulls, Stormers and Lions in action. In what is effectively a pre-season friendly with a return to competition scheduled for...
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  WEST HAM BOSS DAVID MOYES TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS | SPORT
West Ham manager David Moyes and Hammers players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.West Ham's medical team were informed of the test results while Moyes and his squad were at the London Stadium preparing for Tuesday's League Cup third round tie against Hull."The manager and both players immediately left the stadium and returned home," a West Ham statement said."All three, who are asymptomatic, will now follow Public Health England and Premier League guidelines and protocols."Tuesday's match went ahead as planned,...
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  FIVE OF THE MOST INTERESTING NAMES ON THE SPRINGBOK SHOWDOWN DRAFT LIST | SPORT
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! The Springbok Showdown, which takes place at Newlands next week, has understandably created much excitement among an action-starved South African rugby fraternity.While the 93-player draft, announced this past weekend, will see at least 43 of its members miss out on selection, the list is still highly interesting because of what it suggests about certain players' standing in the local game or who Jacques Nienaber and co view as future bolters.Sport24 picks five significant inclusions. Subscribe to News24 and get access...
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  OPINION | KINGS FAILURE MUST BE LAID AT SA RUGBY’S DOOR | SPORT
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! PRO14 action between the Southern Kings and Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow on 1 November 2019. SA Rugby administrator Monde Tabatas passing and news that the Southern Kings have suffered another, possibly fatal, slump into bankruptcy has felt like a twin death in one week for Eastern Cape rugby.Tabata, who oversaw a couple of the mother bodys interventions when things went horribly awry at the Kings, succumbed to Covid-19 related complications at the age of 60 last week.With him, one felt, went a lot of...
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  FORMER US OPEN WINNER ANDREESCU TO MISS REST OF 2020 | SPORT
Bianca Andreescu. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Last year's US Open champion Bianca Andreescu said Tuesday she will sit out the remainder of the season to focus on her "health and training" after a year beset by injury.Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows 12 months ago to become Canada's first Grand Slam singles champion, has not played a match since hurting her knee last October at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen.Last week the world number seven withdrew from the French Open, rescheduled to start on Sunday from May due to the coronavirus pandemic.She had already...
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  CRUEL INJURY TOLL DRAGS SHARKS BACK INTO PACK | SPORT
Rob Houwing, Sport24 chief writer You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! It has just become a bit harder to envisage who will break from the peloton when South Africas Super Rugby Unlocked/Currie Cup clicks into gear next month.For that, you might "blame" the Sharks.A domino-like list of current injuries revealed in the last few days from the Durban camp leaves South Africas comfortably standout team from the abandoned Super Rugby 2020 competition suddenly looking more fallible than they were then. Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive...
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  SARACENS CHIEF TELLS PLAYERS TO 'RELISH THE BIG STAGE' | SPORT
Saracens must "relish" their European Champions Cup semi-final against French side Racing 92 on Saturday as it could be their last big match for a long time, director of rugby Mark McCall said on Tuesday.The defending European champions will not be allowed to defend the trophy even if they win it after being relegated from the English Premiership for breaching salary cap rules.McCall takes his side to Paris after a stunning victory over four-time champions Leinster in Dublin last week, achieved despite the absence of the suspended Owen Farrell.The England captain will still be missing...
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  THIAGO SILVA BRUSHES OFF AGE CONCERN AS HE PREPARES FOR CHELSEA DEBUT | SPORT
New Chelsea signing Thiago Silva has shrugged off concerns that he might struggle to adapt to the extreme pace of the Premier League, insisting "age is just a number".The veteran Brazil defender joined Frank Lampard's side from Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer last month after suffering defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final.The centre-back, who turned 36 on Tuesday, brushed off concerns he would struggle to come to terms with the speed of the English top-flight."Physically I feel really good," he told reporters on Tuesday. "Age is just a number on your document....
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  TOP STORIES | SPORT
There were contrasting fortunes for Faf du Plessis and Lungi Ngidi as the Chennai Super Kings fell to the Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday. A newsletter dedicated to the best conversations and comments on News24. Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later. © 2020 (1.1.20262.6) 24.com. All rights...
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  SPURS' LEAGUE CUP TIE POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS | SPORT
Tottenham's League Cup tie at Leyton Orient was called off on Tuesday after several of their League Two opponents tested positive for the coronavirus.Just two hours before Jose Mourinho's side were due to play the third round match at the Breyer Group Stadium, the English Football League announced it had been postponed.Orient had already shut down their training ground as a result of the virus outbreak in their first-team squad."Tonight's Carabao Cup match between Leyton Orient and Tottenham Hotspur is not taking place this evening as scheduled," an Orient statement said."Discussions are...
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  'INSPIRED' DEON GERMISHUYS EAGER TO MAKE HIS MARK ON THE SUNSHINE TOUR | SPORT
South Africa young gun Deon Germishuys is looking to continue his fine form at this week's Vodacom Championship Unlocked.Germishuys is looking for his maiden Sunshine Tour title.The 21-year-old will be inspired by his friend Garrick Higgo's triumph on the European Tour.The Sunshine Tour's Rise-Up Series is back from its two-week break and youngster Deon Germishuys is hoping to continue his fine form at this week's Vodacom Championship Unlocked.Germishuys, who hails from Strand, is still the new kid on the block as he turned professional in 2019 after a...
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  RENNES GOALKEEPER MENDY ON BRINK OF CHELSEA SWITCH | SPORT
Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is expected to complete his move to Chelsea from Rennes on Tuesday, Stamford Bridge boss Frank Lampard has confirmed.The 28-year-old was undergoing a medical with the London club, with Lampard indicating the deal should be completed shortly afterwards.Mendy's arrival will provide competition for Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, who has struggled for form and confidence.The giant stopper will join Chelsea in a deal reaching a reported 20 million ($26 million), which would take the club's spending in the summer transfer market to around 220 million."Mendy's...
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  SUPERSPORT HAS GONE THE EXTRA ‘LIVE’ MILE IN LOCKDOWN | SPORT
Sofa, so good … Rob Houwing’s weekly TV column You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! It is common knowledge, including for powerful commercial reasons, that broadcasters love live sports fare, making the last few months a headache (no, migraine?) to them across the globe during the peak of the coronavirus crisis.SuperSport, on our shores, plays second fiddle to few at the best of times for volume and variety of active sport, and I think it would be ungenerous to find any glaring fault for the way it has responded to the gradual easing of...
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  NOVAK DJOKOVIC'S US OPEN DISQUALIFICATION WAS A TICKING TIME BOMB | SPORT
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! Novak Djokovic of Serbia tends to a line judge who he hit in the throat during the fourth round US Open against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain on 6 October 2020. The tennis world was rocked late on Sunday night (SA time) when Serbia's Novak Djokovic was disqualified from the US Open.Just after dropping serve to go down 6-5 in the first set against Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta, the world No 1 hit a ball in disgust and struck a female lines official in the throat.While watching proceedings, at first glance it appeared as...
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  FRENCH RUGBY FEDERATION PROPOSE AUTUMN TEST LIMIT FOR PLAYERS IN TOP 14 ROW | SPORT
The French rugby federation (FFR) proposed to the domestic league the idea of a maximum of five appearances for each player during the six Test matches later this year, a source told AFP on Tuesday after a meeting between the two bodies.The league (LNR) who run the lucrative Top 14 and the FFR are at loggerheads over the extension of the autumn international window from three to seven weeks.Earlier this month the LNR, backed by their English Premiership counterparts, filed a complaint against World Rugby with the European Commission over the move which would see six rounds of the Top 14...
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  CONFIDENT LIONS PINPOINT WARRICK GELANT THREAT FOR LOFTUS MEETING | SPORT
The Lions have joined the chorus hailing the potential impact of Warrick Gelant now that he's joined the Stormers.Head coach Ivan van Rooyen notes that the gifted Springbok fullback adds even more potency to the Capetonians' counter-attacking ability.Yet the men from Ellis Park are in good spirits themselves as they start afresh with various reinforcements and a long period of reflection.If there's one man in South African rugby who's clearly earmarked for greater heights by his peers, it's Warrick Gelant.Last week, Stormers team-mate Seabelo Senatla hailed the 25-year-old Springbok - who...
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  GOVERNMENT TO MAKE BRITISH & IRISH LIONS TOUR A 'PROTECTED EVENT' | SPORT
Government is moving to make next year's British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa a "protected event".That was confirmed by minister of the Department of Trade Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, in a government gazette made public on Monday.Making the tour a "protected event" effectively means that government will pass legislation that will shield the tour from any opportunistic marketing and money-making campaigns from non-sponsors, protecting SA Rugby's commercial partners in the process. The gazette also seeks to ensure that local business will benefit from the event....
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  FRENCH RUGBY PRESIDENT LAPORTE QUESTIONED OVER FAVOURITISM SUSPICIONS | SPORT
French Rugby Federation Bernard Laporte. (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images) French rugby federation (FFR) president Bernard Laporte was placed in police custody for questioning on Tuesday as part of a preliminary investigation into suspicions he favoured the Montpellier club, owned by billionaire Mohed Altrad.Altrad and the chief organiser of the 2023 Rugby World Cup to be held in France, Claude Atcher, were also placed in custody for questioning, along with two senior FFR officials.Laporte, 56, a former coach of the France national team who is also vice-chairman of World...
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  DE KLERK, DU PREEZ STAR AS SALE SHARKS BAG FIRST TITLE SINCE 2006 | SPORT
De Klerk, Du Preez star as Sale Sharks bag first title since 2006 Springbok halfbacks Faf de Klerk and Robert du Preez starred as Sale Sharks beat Harlequins 27-19 to lift the Premiership Rugby Cup on Monday.According to Premiership Rugby's , it was Sale's first major silverware since they were crowned English champions in 2006.The hosts started strongly and took a 10-0 lead thanks to Curtis Langdon's converted try and a penalty from Du Preez.But Harlequins recovered to take a 16-10 lead into the break, following James Chisholm's try and 11 points from the boot of Marcus Smith.A further...
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  STAT ALERT: AB DE VILLIERS REACHES 'DOUBLE TON' IN SIXES | SPORT
Rob Houwing, Sport24 chief writer South African superstar AB de Villiers didn't just get his Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign off to a rollicking start with a win and personal half-century for Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday.The 36-year-old master blaster also brought up the milestone of 200 sixes in the tournament just for RCB, who he has represented loyally since 2011 after beginning his IPL career with Delhi Daredevils.He entered Bangalore's tournament opener in Dubai on 199 sixes for them, and the two he struck off Sunrisers Hyderabad's seamer Sandeep Sharma propelled him to...
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  DASHING DE VILLIERS HITS 50 AS BANGALORE TRUMP HYDERABAD IN IPL | SPORT
South African veteran AB de Villiers struck a brisk half-century as Royal Challengers Bangalore opened their Indian Premier League Twenty20 campaign with a win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday.De Villiers smashed 51 off 30 deliveries to guide last year's wooden spooners Bangalore, captained by Virat Kohli, to 163 for five and a 10-run victory in Dubai. Bangalore, led by leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, bowled out Hyderabad for 153 despite a valiant 61 by Jonny Bairstow."It's amazing and last year we were on the other side of the results," a delighted Kohli said in the post-match...
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  ANALYSIS | HAS CRICKET SA UNDERMINED THE FUNDUDZI REPORT? | SPORT
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend! After last week's faux attempt to play nice with each other, Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) left the cricket-loving public none-the-wiser about the impasse surrounding the release of the Fundudzi Forensic Services report.After axing their CEO Thabang Moroe using the so far publicly unseen - not even by Moroe's lawyers, apparently - details of Fundudzi's external audit report, CSA has now downplayed the impact of the contents therein.Speaking to City...
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  DE BRUYNE URGES MAN CITY TO MAKE FAST START IN TITLE RACE | SPORT
Kevin De Bruyne has urged Manchester City to make a fast start as they aim to win back the Premier League title.Pep Guardiola's side finished 18 points behind champions Liverpool last season after making an inconsistent start to the season.Having won the title two years in a row before last term, De Bruyne knows exactly what it takes to lift the trophy.Monday's 3-1 win at Wolves in their opening game was a solid beginning.De Bruyne scored City's first from the penalty spot before having a hand in Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus's goals.But the Belgium midfielder is well aware that City cannot...
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  MARSEILLE ALLEGE NEYMAR MADE RACIST REMARKS TOWARDS JAPAN'S SAKAI | SPORT
Marseille claim to have footage of Neymar racially abusing Japanese right-back Hiroki Sakai during their Ligue 1 win over Paris Saint-German earlier this month, a source close to the club said on Tuesday.The individual said Andre Villas-Boas's side have evidence of the Brazil forward making the comments on two occasions.A Marseille spokesperson refused to confirm the allegations."We have no comment. We entrust all our expertise and analysis to the examiners" of the league, they said.The world's most expensive player alleged he was the victim of racist abuse by Marseille defender Alvaro...
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  COP IMPLICATED IN NATENIËL JULIES MURDER HAD TWO PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS
Cop implicated in Nateniël Julies murder had two previous convictions Officers' bail application expected to continue on Wednesday Reporter 22 September 2020 - 16:33 One of the three police officers implicated in the fatal shooting of Nateniël Julies, a 16-year-old Eldorado Park boy with Down syndrome, had been convicted of two previous crimes.The revelation was made at the Protea magistrate's court on Tuesday as the three officers were expected to put in a formal bail application.Sgt...
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  COVID-19 WRAP | SA COVID-19 CASES RISE TO 663,282
COVID-19 WRAP | SA Covid-19 cases rise to 663,282 22 September 2020 - 07:36 By TimesLIVE The monument of Tezozomoc is seen with a face mask that reads "For My Country", as the coronavirus disease outbreak continues, in Mexico City, Mexico on September 21 2020. Image: REUTERS/Carlos Jasso TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY September 22 2020 - 21:57SA passes 16,000 Covid-19 deathsSouth Africa passed yet another grim Covid-19 milestone on Tuesday, as more than 16,000 deaths have now been confirmed linked to the...
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  OUTBURSTS AND RACIAL TENSION AS BHEKI CELE CONVENES COMMUNITY IMBIZO IN NEWCASTLE
Outbursts and racial tension as Bheki Cele convenes community imbizo in Newcastle 21 September 2020 - 17:11 By Lwandile Bhengu Farmer Darryl Brown believes land reform, or a lack thereof, is the reason behind the racial tension. Image: Sandile Ndlovu Racial tensions ran high in Newcastle on Monday where farm owners and workers attended a safety imbizo convened by police minister Bheki Cele after the deaths of a KwaZulu-Natal couple at a farm in Normandien.Cele, along with the national and...
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  CRAYFISH WORTH OVER R6M SEIZED ON N2 IN WESTERN CAPE
Crayfish worth over R6m seized on N2 in Western Cape 20 September 2020 - 08:55 By Iavan Pijoos The crayfish were found in a car during a stop-and-search operation on Friday. Image: Saps Western Cape police seized crayfish worth R6.5m along the N2 near Grabouw at the weekend. The crayfish were found in a car during a stop-and-search operation on Friday, Sgt Noloyiso Rwexana said.Rwexana said 12,807 crayfish tails and 377 whole crayfish were found in the car.Two men aged 43 and 50 were arrested and...
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  ACCEPTANCE, LOVE AND TEACHING: KHANYI MBAU AND LASIZWE ON THEIR DAD
Acceptance, love and teaching: Khanyi Mbau and Lasizwe on their dad 21 September 2020 - 19:20 By Cebelihle Bhengu Lasizwe and Khanyi are grieving the death of their father, Menzi Mcunu. Image: Instagram/Lasizwe TV personalities Khanyi Mbau and Lasizwe Dambuza are grieving the death of their father, Menzi Mcunu.The pair announced the news on their social media accounts on Sunday.Khanyi shared a picture of herself and her father, which she simply captioned: “Rest in peace dad.”...
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  MYSTERY OF 'STAGGERING' PPE ERROR
The Gauteng business owner linked to an R800m personal protective equipment (PPE) tender says he was shocked when he saw the figures in the health department's commitment letter because his quotation had been for one-tenth of the "staggering"...
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  MZANSI POKES HOLES IN SOMIZI'S RESPONSE TO 'SHOW THEFT' CLAIMS
Mzansi pokes holes in Somizi's response to 'show theft' claims Entertainment reporter 21 September 2020 - 11:00 Somizi Mhlongo gave a slightly different version of his side of the story in an interview with Newzroom Afrika at the weekend. Image: Instagram/Somizi Social media users have dissected Somizi Mhlongo's response to intellectual property theft accusations levelled against him and can't ignore the glaring holes. Somizi has been accused of “stealing” the idea...
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  JACOB ZUMA IS BEING TARGETED BY JUDGE ZONDO, CLAIM HIS SUPPORTERS
Jacob Zuma is being targeted by judge Zondo, claim his supporters Political journalist 22 September 2020 - 14:41 Supporters of Jacob Zuma said 'the prime target the state capture inquiry and its chairperson have in their crosshairs, and are literally hunting down, is Zuma'. File photo. Image: Thuli Dlamini/Pool Former president Jacob Zuma’s supporters in Gauteng believe their man is being unfairly targeted by the state capture inquiry's chairperson, deputy chief justice...
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  STATE CAPTURE: MOSEBENZI ZWANE'S 'ILLEGAL' R500M PAYMENT SCHEME LAID BARE
State capture: Mosebenzi Zwane's 'illegal' R500m payment scheme laid bare Political journalist 22 September 2020 - 17:39 Former Free State MEC for human settlements and now ANC national executive committee member Mosebenzi Zwane is alleged to have pushed for the appointment of housing building contractors with whom he had links. Image: Gallo Images / Sowetan / Veli Nhlapo In 2010, former Free State human settlements MEC Mosebenzi Zwane pushed through an “illegal” advance...
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  PROTESTERS DIG UP TARRED KZN ROAD AS SERVICE DELIVERY FRUSTRATIONS SPILL OVER
Protesters dig up tarred KZN road as service delivery frustrations spill over Reporter 22 September 2020 - 19:25 Pictures showing protest activity in Pomeroy, KwaZulu-Natal, were being shared on social media on Tuesday, as frustrations over water and electricity boiled over. Image: Supplied Four years of frustration over the lack of water and electricity for a northern KwaZulu-Natal community reached a climax this week when residents dug up the road in protest.The...
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  MAN JAILED FOR MURDER OF HIS GIRLFRIEND AND 11-MONTH-OLD CHILD
Man jailed for murder of his girlfriend and 11-month-old child Reporter 22 September 2020 - 19:08 A Northern Cape man has been sentenced to two life terms for killing his girlfriend and their 11-month-old daughter, while a man in the Eastern Cape was sentenced to 22 years for raping a five-year-old girl. File photo. Image: 123RF/Stockstudio44 The Kimberley high court has sentenced a 36-year-old man to two life terms for the murder of his girlfriend and their 11-month-old...
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  LADY ZAMAR GETS REAL ABOUT HATE: 'YOU ARE DIGGING YOUR OWN GRAVE'
Lady Zamar gets real about hate: 'You are digging your own grave' Senior entertainment reporter 22 September 2020 - 18:00 Lady Zamar has dropped some pearls of wisdom on hate. Image: Instagram/ Lady Zamar Gather the congregation and ready the choir, Lady Zamar is in preach mode and dropped some pearls of wisdom on the topic of hate this week.The star has had her fair share of trips to the Twitter trends list, after being dragged for everything from her personal life to...
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  UN SECURITY COUNCIL MUST INCLUDE MORE AFRICAN NATIONS: RAMAPHOSA
UN Security Council must include more African nations: Ramaphosa Current structure 'does not reflect the world in which we live' Parliamentary editor 22 September 2020 - 19:36 President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the first day of the general debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Image: GCIS President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his address to the 75th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to renew his push for the reform of the...
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  WATCH | 30 GBV HOTSPOTS IDENTIFIED, AND THE INTERVENTIONS POLICE WILL UNDERTAKE
WATCH | 30 GBV hotspots identified, and the interventions police will undertake Multimedia producer 22 September 2020 - 18:01 Police minister Bheki Cele on Tuesday provided details of a plan to combat gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide in 30 hotspots.The hotspots are: Delft, Dobsonville, Mamelodi East, Bloemspruit, Tembisa, Diepsloot, Umlazi, Mitchells Plain, Empangeni, Ikageng, Nyanga, Osizweni, Inanda, KwaMashu, Temba, Ntuzuma, Khayelitsha, Kopanong, Kwazakhele, Honeydew, Alexandra,...
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  'A MAJESTIC SOUTH AFRICAN': TRIBUTES POUR IN FOR GEORGE BIZOS AT MEMORIAL
'A majestic South African': Tributes pour in for George Bizos at memorial Reporter 22 September 2020 - 18:52 Speakers have hailed advocate George Bizos for humility and passion for humanity. File photo. Image: Sowetan/Thulani Mbele Renowned human rights lawyer George Bizos embodied humility, social cohesion and a passion for human rights.This is according to various speakers at a virtual memorial service held on Tuesday.Bizos passed away at home, attended to by his...
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  JON QWELANE STILL OWES APOLOGY TO LGBQTI COMMUNITY, CONCOURT HEARS
Jon Qwelane still owes apology to LGBQTI community, ConCourt hears 22 September 2020 - 17:22 By Ernest Mabuza The Psychological Society of SA has asked the Constitutional Court to reinstate an order by the high court requiring an unconditional apology from former high commissioner to Uganda Jon Qwelane. Image: Robert Botha As SA's top court deals with the constitutionality of the country's equality and hate speech law, a top advocate says it is a question that should not be asked in a vacuum.“It is not...
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  R50M MADE AVAILABLE FOR DROUGHT INTERVENTION IN EC MUNICIPALITIES
R50m made available for drought intervention in EC municipalities Reporter 22 September 2020 - 18:30 The Gamka Dam in the Karoo in November 2017. Image: Esa Alexander/Sunday Times More than R50m has been made available for drought intervention in Eastern Cape municipalities, the water and sanitation department said on Tuesday.Acting director-general Trevor Balzer made the announcement during a joint virtual media briefing in Nelson Mandela Bay by the department as well as...
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  US SURPASSES GRIM MILESTONE OF 200,000 COVID-19 DEATHS
US surpasses grim milestone of 200,000 Covid-19 deaths 22 September 2020 - 18:05 By Reuters Covid-19 death toll in the United States has exceeded 200,000. Image: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/BERND THISSEN The death toll from the spread of the coronavirus in the United States exceeded 200,000 on Tuesday, by the far the highest number of any nation.The United States, on a weekly average, is now losing about 800 lives each day to the virus, according to a Reuters tally. That is down from a peak of 2,806 daily...
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  PLAYED FOR FUELS: DAMSEL IN DISTRESS IS A CON ARTIST, SAY ‘DUPED’ SAMARITANS
Played for fuels: damsel in distress is a con artist, say ‘duped’ Samaritans It’s one of the oldest scams in the book, but this Boksburg woman has taken it to a new level, claim her alleged victims Senior reporter 21 September 2020 - 18:17 Mary-Jane Pieters carries her bible with her wherever she goes, but whether the former Sunday school teacher is simply a mother trying to feed her family, or a well-practised con artist, depends on who you ask.The 29-year-old has become infamous on Joburg’s East Rand, using an age-old...
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  PRESSURE FROM MAGASHULE MADE ME QUIT, SAYS FORMER FREE STATE HOUSING HEAD
Pressure from Magashule made me quit, says former Free State housing head Political journalist 22 September 2020 - 15:49 Former Free State premier Ace Magashule is alleged to have pressurised the head of the province's human settlements department so much that the man quit after two years in the position. File photo. Image: Masi Losi Former Free State human settlements head of department Mpho Mokoena, who lasted just two years in the job, says it was then premier Ace...
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  ONE DEAD, UP TO 18 INJURED IN JOBURG TAXI CRASH
One dead, up to 18 injured in Joburg taxi crash Reporter 22 September 2020 - 17:25 An accident in Northriding, Johannesburg, on Tuesday left one dead and at least 15 hurt. File photo. Image: 123RF/ Bunyarit Suwansantawee One man was killed and between 15 and 18 others injured on Tuesday when a taxi crashed on Aureole Road in Northriding, Johannesburg.ER24 paramedics, along with City of Johannesburg emergency services and private ambulance services, arrived on the...
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  BHEKI CELE 'DISTURBED' BY LIQUOR OUTLETS DISREGARDING LOCKDOWN LAWS
Bheki Cele 'disturbed' by liquor outlets disregarding lockdown laws 310,494 people have been arrested for breaking Disaster Management Act Reporter 22 September 2020 - 16:44 Police minister Bheki Cele on Tuesday slammed the blatant disregard of lockdown rules by some liquor outlet owners. Image: GCIS Police minister Bheki Cele says he is shocked and disgusted by the blatant disregard of lockdown rules by some liquor outlet owners in the name of profit.Cele, who was speaking at...
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  ‘I HELD ON FOR DEAR LIFE’: MOM AS MAN GRABS DAUGHTER THROUGH CAR WINDOW
‘I held on for dear life’: mom as man grabs daughter through car window 22 September 2020 - 10:58 By Iavan Pijoos A three-year-old child is traumatised after what is believed to be an attempted kidnapping. Image: Supplied A mother had to hold on for “dear life” to her three-year-old daughter’s legs when a man grabbed the child through an open car window at an intersection in Gauteng.Natasha* told TimesLIVE the incident, which happened in Germiston on Friday, had left her child...
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  THESE ARE SA'S 30 GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE HOTSPOTS
These are SA's 30 gender-based violence hotspots Reporter 22 September 2020 - 16:17 Police minister Bheki Cele says gender-based violence is a societal evil that must be contained at all costs.Speaking at a briefing on Tuesday afternoon, Cele described it as a second pandemic that had reached crisis levels in the country. He identified 30 hotspots for gender-based violence in the country that will get special attention.This comes as he revealed that only 130 of the 4,058 people arrested for...
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  'I WILL NOT NEGOTIATE DATES WITH JACOB ZUMA': JUDGE RAYMOND ZONDO
'I will not negotiate dates with Jacob Zuma': judge Raymond Zondo Political journalist 21 September 2020 - 11:01 Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has set October 9 for the hearing of the state capture inquiry's application for the issuing of summons against former president Jacob Zuma.This after Zuma refused to appear before the inquiry this week, stating that he was busy preparing for his criminal trial. He also said his doctors had advised him to limit his movements because his age...
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  I'M SO BUSY I FORGOT TO BUY FOOD FOR HOME, SAYS TEMBISA HOSPITAL DOCTOR
I'm so busy I forgot to buy food for home, says Tembisa Hospital doctor Hospital had only just recovered from a fatal klebsiella outbreak, only to be hit hard by the coronavirus 14 August 2020 - 06:00 By Kgaugelo Masweneng and Shonisani Tshikalange Nurses at Tembisa Hospital, where currently 33 Covid patients are admitted. The ward is called the "dirty area". Image: Emile Bosch / TimesLIVE For Dr Portia Ngwata, caring for Covid-19 patients means being so preoccupied that you forget to buy food...
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  BODY BAGS IN HIGH DEMAND AS SA'S COVID DEATH TOLL MOUNTS
Body bags in high demand as SA's Covid death toll mounts One medical supplier says there's been a 450% increase in body bag sales Reporter 13 August 2020 - 18:19 Forensic pathology officers at a facility in Germiston. Covid deaths have been a boon for manufacturers of body bags. Image: Jackie Clausen As SA continues counting its dead as Covid-19 spreads through the country, body bags are fast becoming a crucial part in the fight against the coronavirus.It is...
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  NO BREAKTHROUGH YET IN HUNT FOR TOP COP CHARL KINNEAR'S KILLERS, SAY HAWKS
No breakthrough yet in hunt for top cop Charl Kinnear's killers, say Hawks 22 September 2020 - 14:26 By Philani Nombembe The scene outside Lt-Col Charl Kinnear's house in Bishop Lavis, Cape Town, on September 18 2020 after the detective was shot several times while sitting in the driver's seat of a white Toyota Corolla. Image: Esa Alexander The team investigating top detective Charl Kinnear’s murder are yet to make any arrests.The seasoned sleuth, who was a section commander in the police...
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  HOME AFFAIRS SUSPENDS SENIOR OFFICIAL PROBING ALLEGEDLY DODGY CITIZENSHIPS
Home Affairs suspends senior official probing allegedly dodgy citizenships 22 September 2020 - 09:17 By Sipho Masondo Advocate Amanda Ledwaba has been involved in the arrest of high-profile foreign nationals including Sam Chabalala, pictured here. Image: Mpumalanga Hawks The Public Servants Association of SA has lashed out at the department of home affairs for suspending a senior bureaucrat involved in investigating foreign nationals who allegedly obtained SA citizenship fraudulently.The PSA has...
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  CAN SIN TAXES BE USED TO FUND THE HEALTH-CARE SECTOR? NAH, SAYS ZWELI MKHIZE
Can sin taxes be used to fund the health-care sector? Nah, says Zweli Mkhize Reporter 22 September 2020 - 11:12 Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize. File picture. Image: Photo by Gallo Images/Phill Magakoe The health department is not considering using alcohol and other sin taxes to help fund the country’s health-care sector. This is according to health minister Zweli Mkhize, who was posed by the leader of Al Jama-aha, Mogamad Ganief Ebrahim Hendrick, this week.Over the past...
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  CORRUPTION WATCH SEES WHISTLE-BLOWER REPORTS SPIKE DURING PANDEMIC
Corruption Watch sees whistle-blower reports spike during pandemic Reporter 22 September 2020 - 12:19 An annual report by Corruption Watch indicates that brutality and corruption among police officers is a common complaint. Image: Sunday Times/Alaister Russel Bribery, brutality and abuse of power are some of the key trends uncovered within the police service in the latest analysis published by Corruption Watch.The organisation released its 2020 edition of the Analysis...
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  FORMER SAP EXECUTIVE IMPLICATES GLOBAL SOFTWARE BUSINES...
Toggle navigation AMABHUNGANE Former SAP executive implicates global software business in corruption probeBy Susan Comrie for amaBhungane• 22 September 2020CaptionThe SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. (Photo: Alex Kraus / Bloomberg via Getty Images) AMABHUNGANE Former SAP executive implicates global software business in corruption probeBy Susan Comrie for amaBhungane• 22 September 2020CaptionThe SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. (Photo: Alex Kraus / Bloomberg via Getty Images) SAP executives in the US and Germany were repeatedly warned the practice of paying commissions to...
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  SARS TARGETS HAMILTON NDLOVU'S PORSCHES, FREEZES BANK A...
Toggle navigation Preservation Order SARS targets Hamilton Ndlovu’s Porsches, freezes bank accountsBy Greg Nicolson• 22 September 2020CaptionThabiso Hamilton Ndlovu. (Photo: Twitter/@kulanicool) Preservation Order SARS targets Hamilton Ndlovu’s Porsches, freezes bank accountsBy Greg Nicolson• 22 September 2020Caption Thabiso Hamilton Ndlovu. (Photo: Twitter/@kulanicool) In May, businessman Hamilton Ndlovu boasted about buying five luxury vehicles worth an estimated R11-million. Now SARS has frozen his personal and company bank accounts and seized three of his Porsches. The SA Revenue...
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Toggle navigation Declassified UK Exclusive: British government apologises to Declassified UK as defence minister orders independent review into blacklistingBy Declassified UK staff• 22 September 2020 Defence Secretary Ben Wallace arrives for a cabinet meeting in Downing Street, Central London, 16 October 2019. (Photo: EPA-EFE / Will Oliver) In an unprecedented move, the UK Ministry of Defence has apologised to Declassified UK while Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said he is treating the apparent blacklisting of one of Britain’s leading investigative outlets with “utmost seriousness”....
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  BURGERSDORP OUTBREAK: EASTERN CAPE HEALTH MEC BEMOANS M...
The people of the Eastern Cape were in ‘level one’ before anyone else, according to Health MEC Sindiswa Gomba, who has warned about noncompliance with lockdown regulations. Gomba provided an update on a mass outbreak of Covid-19 in Burgersdorp in the province that has now spread to...
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  GAUTENG ANC INDECISION ON PPE CORRUPTION ACCUSED IS A H...
After two days of meetings, the Gauteng ANC is still not ready to act against three top officials implicated in personal protective equipment (PPE) procurement corruption. This delay indicates how tough it will be to implement the National Executive Committee (NEC) decision that those...
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  A TOXIC COCKTAIL LOOMS LARGE OVER FINANCIAL MARKETS HEA...
October has been given a bad rap in financial markets historically – and perhaps deservedly so. Together with the US elections heading for an uncertain outcome, escalating Covid-19 infections and an unsteady economic recovery, we will need to keep our wits about us to make it through to the...
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  ACCOUNTABILITY: THE BIG FOUR AUDITING FIRMS PUBLISH AGR...
If you imagined how the world is changing, would you see a group of protesters marching in triumphant unison, or a great political leader, or a political movement, perhaps? What about a set of accountants? Hmm. Not so much. That slightly bedraggled profession. But, you know, stranger things...
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  THE BRICKLAYERS OF HISTORY – WHAT WE LEARNT FROM TELL...
On September 24, Heritage Day, a new website documenting the making of the Constitution goes live. In this article, two of its bricklayers, Lauren Segal and Lwando Xaso, explain what working on this project meant to them, concluding that ‘our founding story reminds South Africans of how...
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  OLD SOLDIERS NEVER FADE AWAY, THEY JUST KEEP DANCING
Toggle navigation World War II veterans Old soldiers never fade away, they just keep dancing By Everson Luhanga for Scrolla.Africa• 22 September 2020 War veterans Elias Tsoamotse (96 years old) and Simon Mhlanga (101 years old). (Photos: Scrolla Africa) Simon Mhlanga is 101 years old, and Elias Tsoamotse is 96. They are among a handful of survivors of the 80,000 black South African servicemen who served with the South African Native Corps in World War II.  When Madala Simon Mhlanga signed up to fight in the army in 1941 he was ready to die. Nearly 80 years later Mhlanga is still going...
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Toggle navigation Daily Maverick Best Sellers September 2020 Our list is compiled from print sales data and other sources. It represents the bestselling books in South Africa from the previous five weeks to 29 August 2020, and combines Fiction and Non-fiction best sellers. Months on the list:  NEW#1. Midnight Sunby Stephanie MeyerStephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with Midnight Sun, the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire’s point of view. When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met, an iconic love story was born. But until now, fans have...
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  FOR THE SAKE OF OUR MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE, MINORITY FA...
Toggle navigation Opinionista• Brij Maharaj • 22 September 2020 For the sake of our multicultural heritage, minority faiths should be given their own public holidaysThe reality is that, except for rhetorical homage on Heritage Day, minority cultures and faiths are largely invisible in South Africa. Twenty-six years into democracy and South Africans of different colours, languages, religions, cultural roots and geographical origins are still trying to find each other, seeking common ground, while sometimes appearing to be residing on different planets. (There are rumours that racists,...
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  LOCKDOWN RECIPE OF THE DAY: SPICED BEEF MINCE AND BRINJ...
Toggle navigation TGIFOOD Lockdown Recipe of the Day: Spiced Beef Mince and Brinjal BakeBy Tony Jackman• 22 September 2020 Spiced Beef Mince and Brinjal Bake. (Photo: Tony Jackman) This takes the idea of a moussaka and treats it as if it were a north African dish. There’s no béchamel sauce, but some subtle spicing. (Serves 4)Ingredients500 g beef mince3 or 4 brinjals, depending on their size2 Tbsp olive oil plus more for frying the brinjals1 large onion, half of it chopped, the other half sliced very thinly2 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped2 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely...
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  FINDING ARTH IN THE ARCHIVES: LESSONS LEARNT FROM FORME...
Digging through dusty archives to research the life of her grandfather – the country’s first Constitutional Court chief justice – brought to life for Julia Lazar Chaskalson the very public and extraordinary legal career of the man she knew as...
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  EPISODE 31: CORNE KRIGE - THE HARD TRUTH
As a rugby player he was tougher than complex quantum physics and more courageous than a wounded lion. He captained the Springboks 18 times and played 39 Tests at a time when Bok rugby was in a deep state of flux and going through coaches as quickly as Cheslin Kolbe goes through defences. The...
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  IS SOUTH AFRICA A FAILING OR FAILED STATE? LET’S STOP...
Toggle navigation Opinionista• Oscar Van Heerden • 22 September 2020 Is South Africa a failing or failed state? Let’s stop with the useless labelsSome in the chattering classes would like to believe that South Africa is already a failing or failed state. This does seem a bit odd, given the reality on the ground. As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly, and the emphatic celebration of democracy throughout the world as well, I hear, in recent months, the buzzwords from some quarters asking whether South Africa is a failed state or very nearly...
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  KPMG: ROGUE REPORTS, DEAD COWS AND STATE CAPTURE
Toggle navigation BUSINESS MAVERICK BOOK EXTRACT KPMG: Rogue reports, dead cows and state captureBy Francis Herd and Nicola Kleyn• 22 September 2020 In 2020, the auditing firm is still trying to come back from something that began in 2014. Accountants have done outrageous things before, which is why accounting firm Arthur Andersen no longer exists after the Enron scandal. The crisis that hit one of the “Big Four” accounting firms in South Africa, KPMG, may not have engulfed the whole global company – but it stands as another example of astounding misconduct. The problem was that...
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