NPA opposes Atul Gupta’s AFU challenge

Johannesburg – The National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) has filed opposing papers in a court application Atul Gupta has lodged to have a preservation order against him set aside.

In an answering affidavit, which was filed in the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein on Wednesday, prosecuting authorities set out precisely why they say that R10m in Gupta’s personal bank account constituted the proceeds of corruption, fraud and money laundering.
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‘Whose land will you take? Who is not our people?’ – Lekota

Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota has asked President Cyril Ramaphosa and Parliament who will decide who gets the land, if they go ahead with plans for land expropriation without compensation.

Ramaphosa told Parliament, during his maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Friday, that the ANC will go ahead with plans to amend the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation.
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Opposition parties give mixed reviews for Ramaphosa’s speech

Cape Town – President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation of Address (SONA) has received mixed reviews from opposition parties, with somearties give mixed rev welcoming his efforts to deal with corruption and reducing the size of government departments.

Ramaphosa gave his first SONA without any interruptions from opposition benches on Friday night.
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Free State dairy project damned in treasury investigation

A controversial R570-million Free State dairy project was riddled with irregularities, investigators for the national treasury have found.

Exclusive material from the investigation shows that the treasury launched a full-scale investigation of the Estina dairy following several Mail & Guardian exposés about it in mid-2013. The reports suggested the deal with Estina – a company without agricultural experience and led by a computer sales manager – flouted treasury rules and was designed to milk provincial government coffers.
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“DOOM” Pastor Found Guilty After Claiming Doom Insecticide Cured Illnesses

JOHANNESBURG – The so-called doom pastor has been found guilty of contravening the agricultural remedies act and assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

The verdict was handed down in the Mookgopong Magistrates Court on Friday.

Lethebo Rabalago made headlines in 2016 after it emerged that he had been spraying his congregants with Doom insecticide and falsely claiming it could cure illnesses.
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#VERWOESTEPLAAS: Staatsgeldvermorsing by Wildehondekop net buite Parys op die Doverpad

Terwyl die Valke verlede week met klopjagte begin het op die Vrystaatse premier, mnr. Ace Magashule se kantoor asook die provinsiale kantoor van die departement van landbou oor die omstrede suiwelprojek by Vrede, is inwoners van Parys stomgeslaan oor soortgelyke geldvermorsing met projekte op die plaas Wildehondekop net buite Parys op die Doverpad.
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Nhlangwini Trust Land Claimants Make 600 People Unemployed. A Once Proud Citrus Estate, Now In Shambles – Lisbon Estates, Lowveld

Lisbon Estates, the Lowveld’s largest and most productive citrus farms, lies derelict, dying and stripped of any item of value.

The 1400-hectare farm which was famous for its oranges, lemons, and mangoes, resembles a war zone.
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Farmers have to cede a quarter of their farms for BEE

The recent announcement by the government that the Code for Black Economic Empowerment is adjusted so that at least a quarter of each farm should be black owned in the future if products are supplied to the government, has certain effects on smaller farms with a turnover of R10 million and R50 million. It was […]
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Lowest Rainfall in 35 Years Earns Southern Africa R4,7 BILLION in Drought Aid in 2015/16 – Enslaving Africa Through Kindness?

In the new globalist world of the supremacist “Liberal World Order”, it seems drought, famine, disease and the range of catastrophe’s that regularly seem to fall upon poor old Africa, have become very very profitable, well for the corrupt Elites and Despotic leaders anyway…  What did Africa do to cope in the millennia before globalism? Oh […]
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White Farmer Has Land Returned By New Zimbabwe President

New Zimbabwe President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has reportedly ordered that a white Zimbabwean farmer – who was evicted in June – be allowed to return to his land, according to media reports. Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as Zimbabwe’s President According to Bloomberg, the new President has also ordered “an end to […]
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Decolonised Weather: Amount of Weather Stations in Africa has HALVED in last 3 decades! Where does the Billions in Aid to Africa go?

The number of weather stations in Africa has halved over the last 30 years, according to The World Meteorological Office which estimates that there are now just over 1,100 active weather stations in the whole of Africa – a continent of 54 countries, many with starkly different climates. 20% of these stations are in South Africa. […]
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Farmer strikes back after farm invasion, shoots 1, Roodekuil

The Police in Bela-Bela have arrested three suspects who were involved in the farm attack which occurred in the Roodekuil area on 26 November 2017, in the afternoon at about 16:00. It is alleged that eight armed suspects traveling with two cars entered the house, tied up the three victims and robbed them of several […]
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Unions call for R8,500 instead of R3,000 for farm workers

Over 100 trade union members from farms across the Western Cape gathered for the Fourth Commercial Stevedore Agricultural and Allied Workers Union (CSAAWU) National congress. The two day conference in Surrey Estate, which started on Friday, will consider climate change, women and youth on farms, migrants, and the proposed minimum wage amongst other things. CSAAWU […]
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#PLAASAANVAL: Man In Ernstige Toestand Na Plaasaanval – Alexandria

Die foto is voor die aanval geneem.  Geen ooreenkoms met die fotos na die aanval nie.  Sien nuwe fotos aan die onderkant van die berig. Op dieselfde dag wat sowat 1500 optonggangers na die Unie-gebou in Pretoria opgeruk het uit protes teen plaasmoorde, is ‘n man in ‘n kritieke toestand in die hospitaal opgeneem na […]
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Agri SA Will Not Join Protest March To Union Buildings On Saturday

Agri SA has announced it will not be one of the joining the protest march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday, because “crime-fighting should be an inclusive process” as it’s a problem which affects all South Africans. Dan Kriek, Agri SA President of Agri SA, said it had consulted its member organisations who […]
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