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A 27-year-old man has been arrested for culpable homicide and drunken driving after his vehicle collided into other vehicles, resulting in the death of a baby and the serious injury of four pedestrians. Police spokesperson, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said: “The accident occurred in Stock road, Philippi-East this morning. The suspect will appear in court once charged.
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The South African Police Service (SAPS) has condemned the conduct of a constable stationed at Wolmaransstad in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District. This after video footage showing the constable in uniform struggling to stand because he was allegedly drunk on Saturday. In the video, community members show him where the state vehicle is damaged, but he struggles to inspect it himself as he struggles to stand and ends up on the ground.
JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress (ANC)’s Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) has warned Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo that filing legal charges against former President Zuma was unwise, ill-advised and perilous. In a statement following last week’s national executive committee meeting released on Monday, the association said that it and many other South Africans would not take kindly to Zuma being arrested.
JOHANNESBURG - Advocate Dali Mpofu is taking Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on about his change of statements on meeting the Guptas. Mpofu is representing former South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Tom Moyane, who was granted permission to cross-examine Gordhan. He asked Gordhan if he agreed that meeting the Guptas was one of the hallmarks of state capture in South Africa and Gordhan said that the circumstances must be taken into account.
Zille was dragged by many for her comment, including by some who shared their personal experiences with loss. DA members Mbali Ntuli, Phumzile Van Damme and Siviwe Gwarube said women should be free to share their experiences of grief without shame. Why does it need more stoicism?
The suspects, in a vehicle affiliated to a taxi organisation, were stopping motorists and demanding cash from them on the R55 road. Officers strategically positioned themselves to monitor the reported vehicle. A vehicle owner was stopped by the suspects, who demanded a payment of R6,000 from him.
Dollarisation was a big mistake as it took away the country's monetary autonomy and made industry uncompetitive, Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube said yesterday. Besides, bringing enough US dollar bills was costing the country over US$300 million annually, making the dollarisation process unsustainable. Although the multi-currency system brought short-term stability after hyperinflation around 2008, it largely stifled growth as the country could not utilise monetary instrum...