South Africa 20.4.2018 05:54 pm

Pro-Zuma ANC KZN members lambast NEC, Cele

Speakers claimed Cele was to blame for delays in holding a provincial elective conference and used the police to support his faction.

Divisions within the KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress (ANC) were again visible today, as a faction within the party openly called for fresh provincial elections while claiming the national body was deliberately working against a group aligned to former state and party president Jacob Zuma.

Pro-Zuma ANC KZN members lambast NEC, Cele
Pro-Zuma ANC KZN members lambast NEC, Cele

Pro-Zuma ANC KZN members lambast NEC, Cele

Speakers claimed Cele was to blame for delays in holding a provincial elective conference and used the police to support his faction.

Bus strike continues as unions reject employers’ offer
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Bus strike continues as unions reject employers’ offer

The national bus strike unions have unanimously rejected an offer made by bus employers, which they said constituted ‘an insult to workers’.
Passenger dies at King Shaka Airport
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Passenger dies at King Shaka Airport

The man was awaiting a flight to Johannesburg when the tragedy occurred.
ANC conference vote fraud probe has stalled
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ANC conference vote fraud probe has stalled

Ipid is probing a case of fraud and corruption in the amount of about R45 million related to the buying of votes for the ANC conference.
‘We heard you, people of North West,’ says ANC
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‘We heard you, people of North West,’ says ANC

The ANC is expected to release a media statement after the meeting called by the president, which is expected to run into tonight.
Ramaphosa, ANC leaders and Mahumapelo meet amid violent protests
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Ramaphosa, ANC leaders and Mahumapelo meet amid violent protests

The meeting between ANC national leadership and party provincial structures is to find a solution to the ongoing unrest.
EGuinea opposition derides rights meet, says abuses ‘common currency’
Africa

EGuinea opposition derides rights meet, says abuses ‘common currency’

Equatorial Guinea’s opposition on Friday criticised the oil rich country for hosting a rights conference, claiming institutional killings, torture and imprisonment were “common currency” at home.
Twitter reacts to reports on Zuma’s bride-to-be and their child
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Twitter reacts to reports on Zuma’s bride-to-be and their child

Zuma and his family have apparently already paid lobola for Conco.
No LED lights allowed on the road
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No LED lights allowed on the road

This is in terms of the National Road Traffic Act.
Correctional Services suspend three officials linked to 16-men escape
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Correctional Services suspend three officials linked to 16-men escape

The department says investigations continue as they dig for answers to the 16-men escape which happened on Monday last week.
Former SA diplomat Jon Qwelane granted leave to appeal hate speech ruling
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Former SA diplomat Jon Qwelane granted leave to appeal hate speech ruling

Leave to appeal was granted to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.
Govt condemns violent protests in North West
South Africa

Govt condemns violent protests in North West

Government has urged all stakeholders involved to engage in discussion and resolve issues peacefully.
Eight arrested in Burundi for planning to disrupt key vote
Africa

Eight arrested in Burundi for planning to disrupt key vote

Burundi police said Friday eight people had been arrested for planning attacks to disrupt a constitutional referendum next month that could keep President Pierre Nkurunziza in power until 2034.
Deutsche Bank makes 28bn euro transfer in error
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Deutsche Bank makes 28bn euro transfer in error

Germany’s biggest lender Deutsche Bank on Friday admitted to a massive erroneous transfer of 28 billion euros ($34 billion) in a routine operation, more than the entire bank is worth.
Circumcision clinic to be launched in Soshanguve
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Circumcision clinic to be launched in Soshanguve

PhilaNdoda will be launched on Friday 27 April.
France deports Salafist preacher accused of hate speech
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France deports Salafist preacher accused of hate speech

France on Friday deported an influential Islamic preacher whose mosque in the southern city of Marseille was shut down last year over accusations of hate speech.
Residents demand that Ramaphosa remove premier Mahumapelo
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Residents demand that Ramaphosa remove premier Mahumapelo

The president arrived in Mahikeng at midday for an urgent meeting with ANC structures in the North West.
Body washes up at Shelly Beach
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Body washes up at Shelly Beach

Police are currently investigating.
Armed robbery at East Rand Mall
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Armed robbery at East Rand Mall

Reports indicate that the robbery took place at Entrance 1.
New facility in Kyalami treats children with mental health disorders
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New facility in Kyalami treats children with mental health disorders

The mental health counsellor described the new house as a wonderful base with a touch of magic.
Ramaphosa arrives in Mahikeng
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Ramaphosa arrives in Mahikeng

The protests in Mahikeng have also spilt over to Wolmaransstad and Makwassie.
Davies urges participation to boost rural and township economy
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Davies urges participation to boost rural and township economy

Davies says this will inform government on how best to work towards developing the rural and township economy.
Jacob Zuma’s bride-to-be confirms engagement, and had his child
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Jacob Zuma’s bride-to-be confirms engagement, and had his child

Nonkanyiso Conco works to protect the customs and cultural practices of Zulu maidens.
Police officers act like a ‘gang’ to protect each other – McBride
South Africa

Police officers act like a ‘gang’ to protect each other – McBride

The head of the police watchdog says corruption within the South African Police Service is the biggest threat to national security.
East Rand dogfighting members sentenced in Nigel court
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East Rand dogfighting members sentenced in Nigel court

The NSPCA left the Nigel Regional Court in Gauteng with a victory after dogfighters were finally sentenced on Wednesday.
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