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Struggle hero Laloo Chiba dies at age of 87

Struggle veteran and former Umkhonto weSizwe platoon commander Laloo Chiba has died‚ the Presidency confirmed on Friday. Chiba was 87. “Mr Chiba was… sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment on Robben Island in the Rivonia Trial. He was jailed alongside former President Nelson Mandela‚ Mr Walter Sisulu‚ Mr Ahmed Kathrada and others‚” the Presidency said in […]

Court orders that new NPA boss be appointed

The Pretoria High Court has ordered that a new national director of public prosecutions be appointed‚ saying that Shaun Abrahams’s appointment was invalid. Abrahams was controversially appointed by President Jacob Zuma after the departure of former NDPP Mxolisi Nxasana‚ but the court found that Nxasana’s departure was unlawful. Should Abrahams step aside‚ it would mark […]

Ramaphosa: Buying votes is a ‘new disease’ in the ANC

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that buying votes is a “new disease” gripping the ANC. “It is concerning to a point where it is going to dilute democracy within our organisation‚” Ramaphosa said on Thursday night on the Karima Brown Show on Radio 702. “We’ve been hearing stories that people are being approached with […]

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