‘NO RACISM INVOLVED IN ASHWIN WILLEMSE WALKOUT’

JOHANNESBURG – SuperSport CEO Gideon Khobane says Advocate Vincent Maleka has found that there was no racism involved in Ashwin Willemse walking out from an on-air broadcast. Multichoice CEO Calvo Mawela and Khobane are addressing the media on Tuesday. Willemse walked off a live broadcast last month after the Lions’ 42-24 win over the Brumbies, saying that he would not…

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Former Zanu-PF Political Commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, Acquitted

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Former Zanu-PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, who was facing charges of skipping the border at the height of Operation Restore Legacy, has been acquitted. Kasukuwere was arrested on his return from self imposed exile for violating immigration laws. In acquitting Kasukuwere, Magistrate Ms Josephine Sande said he did a reasonable thing by escaping to save his life. She said the…

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POLICE INVESTIGATING CAUSE OF AKHUMZI JEZILE’S FATAL CAR CRASH

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JOHANNESBURG – As South Africans continue to mourn the passing of media personalities Akhumzi Jezile, Siyasanga Kobese and Thobani Mseleni, police say an investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is underway. The three died on Saturday morning along with two others when the car they were traveling in collided with another vehicle near Queenstown in the Eastern Cape.…

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TIGER BRANDS COULD PAY UP TO TWO MILLION TO FAMILIES OF PEOPLE WHO DIED FROM LISTERIOSIS

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Tiger Brands can possibly pay between R100,000 and R2 million to the families of the 193 people who have died from Listeriosis in South Africa, two of the country’s top legal experts believe. Tiger Brands confirmed the presence of ST6 (Listeria) at its Enterprise Polokwane processing facility in a note to shareholders on Wednesday. READ: The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has…

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Zimbabwe just became the second country in Africa to legalise cannabis cultivation

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The Zimbabwean government this week published a licensing regime that will allow the legal cultivation of cannabis, state-owned newspaper The Herald reported on Saturday. Growing mbanje, as dagga is commonly known in Zim, will be legal for research and medical use under the new regulations, Statutory Instrument 62 of 2018, “Dangerous Drugs – Production of Cannabis for Medicinal and Scientific Use…

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THE NATIONAL BUS STRIKE CONTINUES AS SATAWU AND TRANSPORT MINISTER REACH NO AGREEMENT

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After a full day of talks between Satawu, employers and the Transport Minister no deal has been reached meaning the national bus strike continues. The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) says employers are standing firm on their wake offer of 9% for 11 months for the first year and then 8% for the second. The union says employers have…

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The 1873 Digital Africa (“DA”) launches the DA Tech Digest

Digital Africa

The 1873 Digital Africa (“DA”) launches the DA Tech Digest was launched to show the world Africa’s natural and corporate digital citizens, places, and events that shape and define the personality and character of Africa’s digital landscape. THE 1873 TECH DIGEST is an initiative of the 1873 Digital Africa to answer this very question, to build a snapshot of what’s going…

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Govt Gives $6million To Broadcasting Authority Of Zimbabwe For The Digital Migration

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Govt Gives $6million To Broadcasting Authority Of Zimbabwe For The Digital Migration Project, $103million Still Needed. The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe has received $6 million from the government as part of the $22 million allocated in the 2018 National Budget for completing the digitization process. George Charamba, Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services stated that the money will be…

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PF alleged that UPND National Chairperson was caught buying votes today

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LUAPULA Province PF Chairperson Nickson Chilangwa has alleged that United Party for National Development (UPND) National Chairperson Mutale Nalumango was this morning caught at one of the polling stations  buying votes in Kawambwa. According to PF repoprts, voting started peacefully in Kawambwa’s Ntumbacushi Ward with a very impressive turn out at all polling stations until Nalumango who in the company…

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