Travellers Warned To Be Vigilant As OR Tambo ‘Airport Spotter’ Crime Syndicate Probed

South Africa’s airports are the first welcoming point for some +10m visitors according to Acsa Aviation barometer in 2016. But the reality is that criminals operating through sophisticated syndicates within the airport, using “airport spotters” are putting SA’s lucrative travel and tourism industry at risk. OR Tambo International issued a statement last week, following the most […]
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Apartheid prison system was better than what we have now – The white people were doing it better

A prisoner incarcerated in the Johannesburg Correctional Services facility did not mince his words on Wednesday as he told Parliament officials how prison inmates had been failed by the system. “You are failing us dismally‚” said Ishmael Moshoeshoe‚ an inmate serving a life sentence for murder and other crimes. He has already spent 17 years […]
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Zuma calls Malema a ‘crazy boy … a real mental case’

The president compared Malema to an ‘insane’ person armed with matches threatening to burn a house while still inside. President Jacob Zuma on Saturday addressed delegates attending the party’s KwaZulu-Natal provincial general council in Mpangeni and threw perhaps his most direct off-the-cuff insults yet at EFF leader Julius Malema and UDM leader Bantu Holomisa. In […]
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No room to hide: A President caught in the act – Six ways Zuma has betrayed us

The report “No room to hide: A President caught in the act”‚ which was due to be handed to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete on Wednesday by the civil society group Outa‚ ends by saying Jacob Zuma has breached his constitutional obligations and oath of office in six ways. He has paralysed the criminal justice […]
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AfriForum To Lay Charges Against These 100 Social Media Users

Civil rights organisation AfriForum is reportedly planning to lay criminal charges against 100 social media users allegedly for incitement of violence, among other things. The rights group will lay the charges on Thursday at the Lyttelton Police Station in Centurion, reported The New Age. The affidavits AfriForum will submit include alleged racism, hate speech and incitement […]
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Shortage of National cancer drug may last until October

A deadly national cancer drug shortage is approaching its third month and patients may have to go without until October – if they can make it. In February, Nic Basson was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, a fast-growing malignant brain tumour, which is located in his brain’s language centre and affects his ability to communicate. He […]
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Malema’s lawyer charged with attempted murder after shooting at farm workers

The leader of the EFF, Julius Malema, believes his lawyer is innocent. The attorney, Tumi Mokoena, has already appeared in court on charges of attempted murder after he apparently shot at farm workers at the Zebediela Citrus farm. He has now been released on bail of R10 000. Apparently, the workers tried to chase him […]
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No support for Dudu  at parliament’s portfolio committee

The SAA board did not seem likely to support their chairman in parliament after it came to light that the airline suffered a loss of R4,683 billion in the last financial year. The entire board had to appear before the parliament’s portfolio committee, but eventually only chairman Dudu Myeni arrived. Apparently, independent aviation technicians have […]
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Two police members receive R11,5 million to sit at home and do nothing

It cost the taxpayers about R11,5 million rand to suspend two police members and keep them home without having to lift a single finger. This is the total amount currently fired commissioner Riah Phiyega, and the head of crime intelligence, Richard Mdluli received while staying at home. However, the cherry on the cake was that […]
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Hospital out of Hell – department calls it a hospital, but patients call it a nightmare

THE DEPARTMENT CALLS IT A HOSPITAL BUT THE PATIENTS CALL IT A NIGHTMARE. Patients claim they have to bring their own bedding and food. Sometimes they sleep in the corridors and even on the floor. Many patients at Pholosong Hospital in Tsakane, Ekurhuleni in the East-Rand complain about the treatment at the hospital. Patients claimed […]
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Five Star Capitec Rated By Lafferty As Best Bank In The World – Again

LONDON — For the second successive year, South African banks have been rated the very best in the world in the annual Global Bank Quality Benchmark compiled by the Lafferty Group. The analysis, which assesses factors like management and strategy alongside the normal balance sheet data, rates Capitec the only five star bank on earth, with Absa […]
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Here It Is: The Letter The Gupta Minions Fraudulently Wrote Under Nene’s Name

This is the letter written in the name of former Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene by Gupta associates in which they use his name to attempt to raise funds. The letter was the subject of a breaking news story. Here it is in full: The letter was the subject of a breaking news story. Here it is […]
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Latest version of mining charter would destroy industry- black ownership target upped to 30%

The Chamber of Mines made an urgent application to the Pretoria High Court yesterday for an order preventing the implementation of the latest version of the mining charter, warning that it would destroy the industry. In its application, the chamber states that its members are fully committed to the transformational objectives of the Mineral and […]
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Violent protests in Benoni disrupt normal hospital procedures – the staff are sitting in fear

They don’t care about people’s lives,” said Ken Ford, owner and manager of Sunshine Hospital in Actonville, regarding the protests which erupted in Benoni on Monday (June 26). Service delivery protests raged across Benoni on Monday (June 26). According to Ford, doctors were attacked and intimidated while attempting to get to the hospital. Ford stated […]
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Hawks failed to investigate Prasa tenders valued in excess of R9-Billion

The Hawks have failed for two years to investigate two Passenger Rail Agency of SA contracts valued in excess of R9-billion, according to court papers. This is despite Prasa board chairman Popo Molefe giving the Hawks help with the investigations. “The effect is that serious criminal liability is left unchecked, investigations may be compromised and […]
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