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ANC WCape to lay racism complaint against Facebook ‘racist’

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The African National Congress in the Western Cape will lay a complaint of racism with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against a Cape Town woman for making racist remarks on social media website Facebook. “Vanessa Hartley, a resident of Hout Bay, has written an offensive Facebook post which …

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Former Proteas cricketer Tsolekile back in court on assault charge

Former Proteas cricketer Thami Tsolekile is expected to make representations in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, to the prosecuting authorities for the withdrawal of an assault charge that he faces. Tsolekile, 35, allegedly slapped a teenage boy in the face outside a high school, this after the boy reportedly …

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Hawks appalled at police killings, will pursue killers relentlessly

Police will relentlessly pursue those responsible for police killings, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on Sunday. This followed the murder of three police officers in Cape Town this past week. The attacks also left three other officers wounded, Captain Lloyd Ramovha said. Constable Masibonge Mqwada, 33, was …

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ANC Southern Cape regional secretary in court for fraud

ANC regional secretary for Southern Cape Major Sokopo, 42, and Ndileka Mfunda, 49, are expected to appear in the George Magistrate’s Court on Thursday facing fraud charges. They were arrested in September. Sokopo’s arrest follows an investigation into his tax consultant company which was contracted by the Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay …

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Khotso Mokhele to step up as Tiger Brands chairman

Tiger Brands on Wednesday said Khotso Mokhele would succeed Andre Parker as chairman of the company. The consumer goods company said in a statement that Parker, who joined the board in August 2007 and has been chairman since 2012, had indicated that he would not be seeking reappointment to the …

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