‘But of course, as leaders in government, um, we are standing ready to fight the scourge of gender-based violence,’ he said to MPs wanting answers.
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“As soon as he shows signs of abuse, or hits you and then apologises, don’t think twice, just move out,” is Pontsho Serumula’s message to women, after she spent six years recovering from allegedly having acid poured over her by her husband.
The ANCWL has called for life sentences without parole for those convicted of GBV.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande came to Carolissen’s defence, saying people who had complained are being investigated and are looking for ways to get at the administrator.
NPA spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said Xolani Thafeni, Thobela Dingani, Meluxolo Pikini and Lwandiso Paul Diomond were added to the docket along with the other two accused.
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Homeless choose the streets over Covid-19 shelters
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Politics Right of reply: ActionSA’s logo is not an embarrassment to the party

‘Focussing on a legal case over a logo would be painfully out of touch with the needs of South Africans who need an alternative that can unseat the ANC more than they need any specific configuration of shapes and colours.’

Parliament ATM’s no-confidence motion in Ramaphosa to be voted on next week by open ballot

Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise declined the ATM’s request to have the motion voted on by way of a secret ballot.

Parliament Male ANC MPs sign pledge to ‘be positive role model’ in GBV battle

‘The ANC caucus urges all South Africans to heed the call and unite to fight the scourge of violence, abuse and femicide against women and children.’

Government EC govt concerned about booze-related incidents, breach of lockdown regulations

The provincial government is also monitoring the gradual increase in Covid-19 infections in the Alfred Nzo and OR Tambo districts.

Courts ConCourt hears of Mkhwebane’s ‘reckless attempt to nail the president’

Wim Trengove, for President Cyril Ramaphosa, says the public protector misread and misquoted the executive ethics code when compiling her report over his ANC presidential campaign funding.

Courts Palesa Madiba’s alleged killer denies that he confessed to ‘crushing’ her

Madiba went missing in 2013 after a sleepover at the home of her friend, Tshidi Mkhwanazi, in Phiri, Soweto. Tshidi is the accused’s niece.

Courts Suspended Western Cape judge didn’t get new cases – judiciary

Two complaints against Judge Mushtak Parker were referred to the Judicial Conduct Committee.

Crime KZN man who set house alight charged with toddler’s murder

The man, who is known to the victims from KwaNyuswa area, doused the house in petrol on Tuesday at 15.15pm.

Crime Ipid probe into cop after civilian killed in Mpumalanga

The other person who was shot sustained injuries and was rushed to hospital for medical attention.

Courts Ramaphosa’s answer to parliament ‘remains untrue’, Mkhwebane tells ConCourt

Advocate Muzi Sikhakhane, for public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says the court is at liberty to set aside certain aspects of her report on the funding for Ramaphosa’s ANC presidency campaign but not in its entirety.

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Politics DA to protest outside Zondo commission when Joburg mayor testifies

Geoff Makhubo will be testifying about donations to the ANC made by EOH and other companies, including Regiments Capital.

Weather MEC sends condolences after KZN teenager fatally struck by lightning

Cooperative governance MEC Sipho Hlomuka has warned residents across province of the danger posed by inclement weather conditions in the province.




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