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Feb 17th, 2013
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South African police have found a bloodied cricket bat at the home of Oscar Pistorius, a local newspaper reported Sunday, following the Valentine’s Day killing of his model girlfriend. The star Olympian and Paralympian athlete was charged on Friday with the murder of 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp...
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Nov 4th, 2012
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Babalwa Shota When President Jacob Zuma deviated from his prepared speech at the National House of Traditional Leaders this week, two responses came to mind: he’s right … and he’s wrong. While parts of his unscripted monologue verged on vitriol, the president managed to press the right buttons ...
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Sep 24th, 2012
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T he South African Revenue Service has obtained a R16-million judgment against former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema for unpaid taxes. The judgment was obtained in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on September 11, City Press reported. Malema did not oppose the application by Sars. Sars...
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Cape Town – A painting of President Jacob Zuma in traditional attire with his genitals exposed went on display at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town on Monday night. City artist Ayanda Mabulu’s painting Umshini Wam (Weapon of Mass Destruction) is part of an exhibition called Our Fathers, which featur...
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Aug 20th, 2012
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An arrest warrant was issued for a grandson of Nelson Mandela on Monday after he failed to appear in court for not paying maintenance to his first wife, local media reported. Mandla Mandela, an ANC member of parliament and head of the Mandela family clan, allegedly missed three payments to his estran...
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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Johannesburg – Julius Malema was left nursing his wounds after he was reportedly injured at a friend’s wedding earlier this month – by flying bottles of his favourite French bubbly. An SMS was circulated after the wedding. It read, “Malema moered, nursing bruises suffered from last night’s beat...
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Jun 18th, 2012
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Mmanaledi Mataboge and Mandy Rossouw, City Press Johannesburg – The ANC’s bid to woo minority groups has hit a snag. Those representing coloured South Africans say they’re offended at being lumped in with “Afrikaners”. As part of its Inclusive South Africa campaign, the ANC recently started mee...
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May 10th, 2012
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The Traditional Courts Bill is meant to replace the Black Administration Act of 1927 with a law that is constitutional. Instead, if passed, it will in effect strip between 17 million and 21 million people living in rural South Africa of many of the rights we enjoy in the rest of the country. About 59...
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Apr 22nd, 2012
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Johannesburg – Suspended ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has been served with a tax bill of more than R10 million. At the same time, Malema hit out at his detractors, saying they have “unleashed all state agencies against me because they want to silence me”. Speaking outside his house in ...
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Jan 10th, 2012
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Johannesburg – A “communication breakdown” was behind the absence of the ANC Youth League’s message of support in the ruling party’s centenary booklet, embattled ANCYL president Julius Malema said on Tuesday. Malema was speaking on SAfm’s midmorning talk show about...