January 17, 2019


POPCRU want probe into apartheid arms

Union blames the high rate of gun related deaths in South Africa to unaccounted arms distributed by apartheid administrators The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) wants investigations done on apartheid weapons handed over to the democratic government post 1994, citing they could be behind the worrisome gun related deaths haunting the country. The union is also demanding that the probe includes weapons that were in the hands of the apartheid security personnel before 1994 under the leadership of former police commissioners Johan van der Merwe who was in charge post the first democratic elections and George Fivaz who…

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I’m my own woman, says Dlamini Zuma


Former AU Commission chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma says she is her own woman and that when the ANC opens up the succession race, she will be ready to serve and will strive to unify the party, and eradicate factions and the cancer of corruption. She is back home to work for the ANC in whatever capacity, but if asked to stand for president, she says she will not decline, because she has spent her entire life serving her party. In her first interview since she returned from the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Dlamini Zuma sent the clearest…

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Vendors get shot in the arm


The Coca Cola Beverages Company, in partnership with Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality, has donated 80 trolleys and umbrellas to street vendors operating in Phuthaditjhaba to help them boost their businesses. The Eastern Free State regional manager of Coca-Cola, Habofanoe Thakaso, said the donation is part of their social responsibility programme to plough back to communities that support them. “We do not only donate this equipment but we also assist beneficiaries with training so that the trolleys do not go to waste. We have also assigned an accountant manager who on a weekly basis will monitor progress in the businesses of the…

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