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South Africa: ANC in power struggle over corruption allegations

PRETORIA, The secretary-general of South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) has refused to comply with his suspension after being charged with corruption.The dispute illustrates a power struggle within the governing party.Ace Magashule denies the…

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US-backed vaccine patent waiver: pros and cons explained

The Biden administration has now agreed to back a proposal to suspend intellectual property protection for COVID vaccines. This is a break from US government’s long-held position on strong intellectual property protection, which has also been supported…

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Taxi owner gunned down, manhunt launched for suspects

NELSPRUIT – The police management in Mpumalanga, has ordered for an intensive investigation into the killing of yet another member from the taxi fraternity, after a 62-year-old taxi owner was gunned down in the evening of Wednesday, 05 May 2021, in Kwa…

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Explosives’ smugglers sentenced to 15 years direct imprisonment

LIMPOPO – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation in Limpopo welcomes the conviction and sentencing of Chuma Brighton (27) by the Musina Regional Court on Thursday, 06 May 2021, for smuggling explosivesOn 17 December 2020, Brighton was travell…

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Stock theft wanted suspect arrested

MTHATHA- Police conducted an operation that led to a successful arrest of the infamous stock thief, a 30-year-old male suspect from Nguqha locality in Nqwathi A/A on Thursday, 06 May 2021.The suspect has been evading arrest for various criminal offense…

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Two suspects arrested with a stolen vehicle

WESTERN CAPE – Members attached to Flying Squad who are strategically deployed to combat crime in the Goodwood area, today were patrolling when they observed a white Toyota Tazz that appeared suspicious, upon investigating the members discovered that t…