JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC) says President Cyril Ramphosa's utterances at its national executive committee (NEC) meeting are part of an assessment being conducted by the ruling party on the decision for South Africa to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). According to the_ Sunday Times_ newspaper, the President called for a strategic retreat at last month's NEC meeting on the ICC decision, following a loss of African support.
CAPE TOWN - Opening a new eatery during a pandemic may seem impossible but two brands are doing it anyway. The restaurant industry has been battered by the COVID-19 lockdown. Numerous establishments have been forced to shut their doors and many have lost their jobs.
Ramaphosa described his passing as a “a sad loss” to the broadcast fraternity and the country. This is a sad loss not only to Bob’s family and friends, but to the broadcast fraternity and the country. His exceptional talent and voice of reason and insight reached millions of South Africans in their homes, workplaces and vehicles.
A man who is alleged to have kidnapped a Pietermaritzburg woman on Thursday has been arrested. Sources close to the investigation said members of organised crime arrested the man in the Shelly Beach area on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast shortly before 7pm on Sunday. He was spotted in his vehicle coming out of the KFC.
Ekurhuleni metro police and the SAPS have pounced on a facility where expired sweets, chocolates, drinks and snacks were being “reprocessed and repackaged” for sale to consumers in Gauteng. Community safety MMC Phaladi Mmoko said the property in Springs was raided on Friday after a tip-off from the community. In this property they are repurposing expired consumables like sweets, chocolate, soft drinks and snacks, repackaging them and reselling to the community.
South Africa's defence ministry has taken a “dim view” of fraudsters using department of defence letterheads and Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula's name to put out a “tender” for 45,000 face masks. Department of defence spokesperson Siphiwe Dlamini said opportunistic scammers were soliciting “unsuspecting business community members to tender for a contract” for personal protective equipment.
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In her papers opposing the organisation’s direct appeal to the SCA, to have cigarette sales allowed and a costs order against them scrapped, Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has accused the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association of only being in it for the cash.