Sowetan

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2012
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Some say the killings of 34 miners spotlight government incompetence and others say they’re the result of disdain for the poor and powerless. It was the bloodiest crowd control incident in South Africa since the apartheid era, a time when security forces routinely suppressed black township prot...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2012
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Johannesburg – Overcrowded living space in some areas of KwaZulu-Natal is forcing people to have sex in the veld or on staircases of buildings, it was reported on Monday. Residents of Mariannridge outside Pinetown claimed their council-owned flats were so overcrowded that when they felt the urg...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was not a saint and was wrong to criticise President Jacob Zuma’s polygamous lifestyle, said deputy communications minister Stella Ndabeni, according to a report on Monday. Ndabeni took to social media and slated Madikizela-Mandela’s latest criticism of Zuma̵...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 19th, 2012
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The Sowetan reported on Thursday that the former wife of Nelson Mandela told Malema in Nqgeleni in the Eastern Cape that his efforts to economically liberate the country had been noticed. She was accompanied by Malema, suspended ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu, the league’s suspended secretar...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Aug 31st, 2011
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The Department of Correctional Services has fired an officer who features in a scandalous sex video. Footage of the correctional officer having sex with a policewoman at a Krugersdorp prison hospital was published by the Sowetan newspaper on August 15. The pictures sparked a national outcry and cause...
By benim
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Aug 16th, 2011
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SOWETAN readers had scathing remarks about explicit pictures published in the paper yesterday showing a prison warder and a police officer having sex while on duty. WHAT A DISGRACE: Sowetan’s exposé of two officers satisfying their lust during working hours. The officers decided to have sex in ...
By benim
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Aug 16th, 2011
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A South African newspaper, Sowetan on Monday published a series of pictures of the two South African uniformed officers having sex while on duty. The officers were supposed to guard a suspect they had transported from a prison to a government hospital for a medical check-up. But while the suspect was...
By benim
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Feb 3rd, 2011
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The school was in the spotlight last week after 57 pupils were found to be pregnant last month. The youngest pregnant girl is 13 years old. The school’s enrolment stands at 1078 pupils – 382 boys and 696 girls. Health department spokesperson Cecil Motsepe said a team dispatched last week ...
By benim
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Dec 3rd, 2010
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ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has said he would not pay the R50,000 fine imposed on him by the Equality Court in Johannesburg, the Sowetan newspaper reported on Friday. “I deliberately refuse to pay the R50,000 as a matter of principle. They can attach all my property,” Malema told members of...