Putco not going ahead with retrenchments

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) says it welcomes the decision taken by Putco management confirming that it won’t go ahead with retrenchment. Putco planned to retrench 214 employees. NUMSA General Secretary Irvin Jim said NUMSA met with the Putco managing director on Monday, 01 March 2021 and confirmed […]

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ANC gives eNCA 14 days to respond to their demands

Tebogo Msimanga | Members of the African National Congress (ANC), say they are appalled by the racist behaviour of eNCA journalist, Lindsay Dentlinger, as well as the subsequent statement by eNCA management which sought to justify and condone offensive and deplorable conduct. ANC’s Deputy Secretary-General Jessie Duarte on Tuesday led a picket at eNCA head […]

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Sassa Official arrested for over R4 Million Fraud released on bail

Tebogo Msimanga | The Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Monday 01 March 2021 released  Dimakatso Nkwanyana Selepe on R3 000. 00 bail. She was arrested by members of the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation on Friday, 26 February 2021, in Volkrust, Mpumalanga, for fraud. It is alleged that in 2006, there was an advertised post for team leader […]

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Suspects arrested for public violence remain in custody

Tebogo Msimanga | Eleven suspects arrested for arson, malicious damage to property and public violence appeared briefly in Phalaborwa Magistrate’s court on Monday, 01 March 2021. The suspects were arrested on 26 February 2021 at the Phalaborwa Mining Company (PMC) following violent protests that erupted in the area, in which community members went on the […]

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Eight police officers arrested for death in custody

Tebogo Msimanga | The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) on Monday afternoon, 01 March 2021, arrested eight police officers for allegedly murdering and torturing suspects whilst they were in police custody. IPID spokesperson Ndileka Cola said it is alleged that on 23 February 2021 around 21:00, police members from Soweto Crime Intelligence Gathering Unit booked […]

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Freedom Under Law calls for suspension of Judge Hlophe

Tebogo Msimanga | Freedom Under Law says it is not concerned with the political consequences of Judge John Hlophe’s dismissal of the corruption case against ANC MP Bongani Bongo. “Our concern is its implications for the administration of justice. This particular decision is clearly wrong and shows what harm just one dishonest judge can do.” […]

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Five suspects to appear in court for possession of unlicensed firearms

Tebogo Msimanga | Five suspects aged between 27 and 34 are expected to appear before the Brits Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 02 March 2021, for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition. They were arrested on Sunday, 28 February 2021 at Assen near Brits.  Captain Sam Tselanyane said according to information available at this stage, Assen […]

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11 Million Johnson & Johnson doses secured: Ramaphosa

Tebogo Msimanga | President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the Nation on Sunday evening and highlighted that this coming Friday,5 March 2021 will mark exactly one year since the first case of coronavirus was reported in South Africa. More than one-and-a-half million people in South Africa have been infected and nearly 50,000 people have been reported to […]

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An Investigation into the construction site tragic incident

Tebogo Msimanga | Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure Jacob Mamabolo is set to institute an independent investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of two boys. It is reported that they drowned in a quarry at a construction site in Mamelodi in Tshwane on Saturday 27, February 2021. Mamabolo indicated […]

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