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Chicken Licken responds to claim it only gives whites free water

The food chain says its policy applies to every customer, while Nando’s couldn’t stop itself from getting in on the act.

Chicken Licken found itself in the frying pan on Tuesday after parody anonymous Twitter account @AdvBarryRoux shared a complaint by customer Mathonsi Sello who accused the food chain of racism.

Chicken Licken responds to claim it only gives whites free water
Chicken Licken responds to claim it only gives whites free water

Chicken Licken responds to claim it only gives whites free water

The food chain says its policy applies to every customer, while Nando’s couldn’t stop itself from getting in on the act.

Momentum caves in, to pay R2.4m to Ganas in revolution for life insurance industry
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Momentum caves in, to pay R2.4m to Ganas in revolution for life insurance industry

The company says it has taken a decision to pay out for victims of violent crime regardless of other technicalities.
Eastern Cape ANC calls for better police resources for gang violence in Port Elizabeth
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Eastern Cape ANC calls for better police resources for gang violence in Port Elizabeth

The party said it condemned a surge of gang violence over the last few weeks and the killing of seven young men in the past six days.
Dis-Chem condemns violence by striking workers, beefs up security
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Dis-Chem condemns violence by striking workers, beefs up security

Security guards at the group’s distribution centres in Midrand and Delmas in Mpumalanga were assaulted and car windows were smashed.
City of Cape Town warns Atlantis residents of water supply disruption
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City of Cape Town warns Atlantis residents of water supply disruption

Residents are advised to store water in clean sealed containers for domestic use while pipes are being fixed.
Cape Town mayor Dan Plato to sign urban wastewater management loan
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Cape Town mayor Dan Plato to sign urban wastewater management loan

The loan agreement is between the City of Cape Town and the German development bank KfW.
Inside the Pietermaritzburg mortuary where workers are on a go-slow
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Inside the Pietermaritzburg mortuary where workers are on a go-slow

GroundUp found corpses piled up and decomposing, but the department says the place is being sabotaged.
Gordhan and Zuma, same WhatsApp group – Malema
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Gordhan and Zuma, same WhatsApp group – Malema

The EFF leader claims their attack on the finance minister is an attack on white minority capital because Pravin is ‘the dog of the WMC’.
SABC apologises for Nelson Mandela Challenge blackout
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SABC apologises for Nelson Mandela Challenge blackout

The broadcaster was also unable to broadcast Bafana Bafana’s clash with Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the weekend.
Eskom cutting indebted towns’ power faces court challenge
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Eskom cutting indebted towns’ power faces court challenge

Paying electricity users’ power shouldn’t be cut simply because a municipality does not pay its accounts to Eskom, according to Sakeliga.
Body hangs in tree for days before being discovered
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Body hangs in tree for days before being discovered

The suspected suicide took place so high in the branches that the body remained undiscovered for some time.
Zuma believes Nugent had no right to recommend Moyane’s axing
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Zuma believes Nugent had no right to recommend Moyane’s axing

The former president has submitted his view to the Constitutional Court that strongly questions the basis of Moyane being axed.
Stop spanking kids to help create a peaceful SA – report
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Stop spanking kids to help create a peaceful SA – report

The Child Gauge report says spanking – which is illegal – still occurs regularly alongside other forms of violence in the lives of children.
Sars embarks on tax returns awareness campaign
South Africa

Sars embarks on tax returns awareness campaign

The three-week campaign targets businesses, to encourage compliance regarding corporate income tax (CIT), VAT and pay-as-you-earn (Paye).
Vytjie Mentor on state capture inquiry: There will be twists and turns
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Vytjie Mentor on state capture inquiry: There will be twists and turns

‘I am the biggest threat to Zuma, Guptas, most ministers, CEOs, board members of SOEs, and beneficiaries of state capture,’ says Mentor.
Supra Mahumapelo and his group fail again in bid to reverse ousting
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Supra Mahumapelo and his group fail again in bid to reverse ousting

The North West PEC was dissolved earlier this year following violent protests and intervention from the ANC NEC.
What UCT vice-chancellor’s ‘sexy dress’ tells us about the cultural dynamism of SA
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What UCT vice-chancellor’s ‘sexy dress’ tells us about the cultural dynamism of SA

Mamokgethi Phakeng’s choice of dress says more about where we are and where we should be headed than you may think.
MPs demand report into failed Treasury IT system
South Africa

MPs demand report into failed Treasury IT system

‘We not going to allow the DG to sit down and doctor that report,’ says African National Congress MP Ezekiel Kekana.
Krugersdorp Murders: ‘She was sent to open the gates of hell’
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Krugersdorp Murders: ‘She was sent to open the gates of hell’

One of the best friends of co-accused Cecilia Steyn has revealed bizarre and disturbing testimony suggestive of profound mental illness.
Airbnb withdraws listings from Israeli-occupied West Bank
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Airbnb withdraws listings from Israeli-occupied West Bank

Human Rights Watch is now putting pressure on Booking.com to do the same.
German president lauds Ramaphosa for investigating state capture
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German president lauds Ramaphosa for investigating state capture

He says the government’s commitment to fighting corruption is encouraging foreign investors.
Is your stomach strong enough for Sweden’s ‘Disgusting Food Museum’?
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Is your stomach strong enough for Sweden’s ‘Disgusting Food Museum’?

This exhibition is not for the squeamish but, conveniently, the entry ticket is – a sickness bag.
Man’s ‘research’ about ducks fails to impress National Geographic
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Man’s ‘research’ about ducks fails to impress National Geographic

The wildlife channel and magazine followed the man on Twitter, thinking he was about to share something of great value with them.
SPCA seeks details of man who hung puppy from ears on washing line as a ‘joke’
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SPCA seeks details of man who hung puppy from ears on washing line as a ‘joke’

The makers of the clip appear to have no regard for the puppy’s pain. Warning: may be upsetting to some viewers.

 

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