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Judge vs Judge: Hlophe hits out at Mogoeng, claims he 'instigated complaint against me'

20th October 2020 Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe has accused Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng of "instigating" the complaint which is now set to be... 

Former acting municipal manager appears in North West court over tenders

20th October 2020 Former acting Ratlou municipal manager Cassius Sebatane Sejake has appeared in the Atamelang Magistrate's Court for allegedly contravening the... 

Marikana trial: CAS numbering, cartridge case finding in question as cross-examination continues

20th October 2020 CAS numbering and cartridge case findings were in question at the North West High Court in Mahikeng on Tuesday during cross-examination by the... 


Gauteng closes three quarantine sites, only one to remain open until Jan 2021

20th October 2020 The Nasrec field hospital that was contracted by the Gauteng provincial government to be used for isolation and quarantine of Covid-19 positive... 

Covid-19 cases increase to 705 254

20th October 2020 The country has recorded another 1 461 Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number to 705 254. It has also recorded 61 more deaths, taking the toll... 

NYTT sets new ANCYL congress deadline as some young lions threaten court action to disband it

19th October 2020 The African National Congress Youth League has until a newly imposed deadline of 30 November to convene a national conference after a leadership... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa wishes Zweli Mkhize and his wife a speedy recovery

19th October 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa wished Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife Dr May Mkhize a speedy recovery after they tested positive for Covid-19... 

Latest Covid-19 numbers: SA records 703 793 cases and a 90% recovery rate

19th October 2020 South Africa has recorded 63 more Covid-19 related deaths - 54 in KwaZulu-Natal and nine in the Eastern Cape, according to Health Minister Zweli... 

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and wife test positive for Covid-19

19th October 2020 Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife, Dr May Mkhize, have tested positive for Covid-19. The pair tested for the virus on Saturday after they... 

Former DA councillor accused of leaking info to EFF gets the boot

16th October 2020 The Democratic Alliance's appeal panel of the Federal Legal Commission has upheld the decision to terminate former Gauteng MPL Nkele Molapo's... 

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