South Africa 15.11.2018 10:36 pm

Ramaphosa in final stages of considering bills – Presidency

The legislation encompasses a ‘broad range of interventions and initiatives to deepen democracy and reduce poverty, unemployment and inequality’.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in the final stages of considering all Bills passed by parliament and referred to him for signing into law, his office said today.

Ramaphosa in final stages of considering bills – Presidency
Ramaphosa in final stages of considering bills – Presidency

Ramaphosa in final stages of considering bills – Presidency

The legislation encompasses a ‘broad range of interventions and initiatives to deepen democracy and reduce poverty, unemployment and inequality’.

Thousands of EFF marchers demand jobs in Tshwane
South Africa

Thousands of EFF marchers demand jobs in Tshwane

‘We have got people who are here imported from other countries while our people are not employed’at car makers, the party said.
Focus on land reform ‘to maintain investor confidence’
South Africa

Focus on land reform ‘to maintain investor confidence’

Ramaphosa was speaking after the South Africa-European Union summit in Brussels, adding that poverty also needed to be addressed.
Eyewitness, family members honour Strijdom Square massacre victims
South Africa

Eyewitness, family members honour Strijdom Square massacre victims

A right-wing Afrikaner randomly shot dead eight people in Strydom Square, now called Lilian Ngoyi Square, on this day 30 years ago.
EFF tackles ‘xenophobic’ Motsoaledi over healthcare for foreigners
South Africa

EFF tackles ‘xenophobic’ Motsoaledi over healthcare for foreigners

The health minister is ‘an anti-African self-hater’ who ‘shifts blame for his own mismanagement of the health system on immigrants’.
KZN ‘graveyard rapist’ sentenced to life in prison
South Africa

KZN ‘graveyard rapist’ sentenced to life in prison

Thulasizwe Reggie Dlamini was caught red-handed by officers at the Umbilo graveyard while he was robbing a 53-year-old woman after raping her.
Ghosts of Judge Patel’s case haunt KZN prosecutions boss Noko
South Africa

Ghosts of Judge Patel’s case haunt KZN prosecutions boss Noko

Moipone Noko was grilled over the fiasco in which Patel was charged with crimen injuria, only for the charges to be withdrawn in court.
Ex-Cape Town councillors sue Maimane for R1m for defamation
South Africa

Ex-Cape Town councillors sue Maimane for R1m for defamation

The DA leader allegedly ignored a warning to retract a statement that they were implicated in the Bowman’s report and covering up graft.
Cradock buckles under failing infrastructure – DA
South Africa

Cradock buckles under failing infrastructure – DA

‘Sewage is running through the streets, businesses have been closing, jobs are being shed and electricity cuts would be the final straw.’
Rights groups slam plans to stop foreign children’s birth certificates
South Africa

Rights groups slam plans to stop foreign children’s birth certificates

The SA government wants to stop issuing the documents to children born in other countries.
More little girls take the stand in AB Xuma rape, sex assault case
South Africa

More little girls take the stand in AB Xuma rape, sex assault case

One of the girls became emotional after testifying, when she was asked more questions about what Johannas Molefe did to her.
Eight suspected cash-in-transit robbers held in Rustenburg
South Africa

Eight suspected cash-in-transit robbers held in Rustenburg

During the arrest, the police seized four vehicles – two sedans, a SUV and a minibus – and an assault rifle with rounds of ammunition.
Three men arrested for horrific Welkom murder
South Africa

Three men arrested for horrific Welkom murder

The trio was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a 54-year-old man in a parking lot in Welkom.
White customers to boycott Discovery Bank for it’s ‘racist’ share scheme
South Africa

White customers to boycott Discovery Bank for it’s ‘racist’ share scheme

Discovery Bank’s potential white customers are incensed by their exclusion from the bank’s planned share scheme for black depositors.
Saudi prosecutor declares crown prince innocent in Khashoggi murder
World

Saudi prosecutor declares crown prince innocent in Khashoggi murder

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly said the order to murder Khashoggi came from the upper echelons of the Saudi government.
Man buried in wrong Joburg grave dug up and moved
South Africa

Man buried in wrong Joburg grave dug up and moved

His family was unimpressed with the mix-up after the commencement of his eternal rest was soon cut short.
Bicycles will power the ATMs – Tweeps react to Discovery Bank
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Bicycles will power the ATMs – Tweeps react to Discovery Bank

Twitter users are worried that they may have to exercise just to access certain services from the bank.
De Kock ‘has masterplan’ to restore NPA’s credibility
South Africa

De Kock ‘has masterplan’ to restore NPA’s credibility

The Western Cape director of public prosecutions says leading by example is important in terms of NPA values, as well as professionalism.
Gauteng to get an additional R1.9bn
South Africa

Gauteng to get an additional R1.9bn

The provincial finance department says the upward adjustment of R1.9 billion takes the province’s 2018/2019 budget to R123.2 billion.
Judgment in multimillion-rand abalone case postponed to next year
South Africa

Judgment in multimillion-rand abalone case postponed to next year

Julian Brown is accused of heading the enterprise alongside Eugene ‘Boesman’ Victor and Brandon Turner, allegedly his right-hand men.
Total of Congolese expelled from Angola rises to 400,000
Africa

Total of Congolese expelled from Angola rises to 400,000

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says migrants have been targeted in a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling.
Mabuza to be quizzed on his doings in Russia
South Africa

Mabuza to be quizzed on his doings in Russia

Mabuza’s absence is expected to take centre stage in parliament next week as MPs demand clarity on his sick leave.
Port Elizabeth man, teen convicted of raping day care teacher
South Africa

Port Elizabeth man, teen convicted of raping day care teacher

Donovan Heugh, 25, also has a string of other convictions ranging from housebreaking and robbery to domestic violence.
Man threatens to leak Van Damme’s ‘passionate fun with adult content’ if she doesn’t pay
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Man threatens to leak Van Damme’s ‘passionate fun with adult content’ if she doesn’t pay

An aspirant scammer has given ‘unshaken’ Van Damme 24 hours to pay up or supposedly face humiliation.
KZN landowner fights municipality over expropriation of ancestral land
South Africa

KZN landowner fights municipality over expropriation of ancestral land

He is also seeking an order that section 12 of the Expropriation Act 63 of 1975 is declared unconstitutional.
Security company apologises for racist advisory
South Africa

Security company apologises for racist advisory

Beagle Watch insists that the advisory was meant to help the public in understanding characteristics that assist the police in the apprehension of suspects.

 

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