Daily Archives: July 23, 2013

Manase: Sutcliffe ‘sat on’ information about mayor, tender

Former eThekwini municipal manager Mike Sutcliffe failed to report former mayor Obed Mlaba’s alleged attempt to benefit from a tender, for almost two years, according to the Manase Report into corruption and maladministration in the city. read more

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Poverty engulfs more each day

It was not only the poor who were hard hit last year. As many as 116000 “financially comfortable” households have fallen on bad times.

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Kate's beaming parents first to see new baby

The parents of Prince William’s wife, Kate, visited her in hospital yesterday, becoming the first family members to see the couple’s new baby as the rest of the world waited for a glimpse of the future British king.

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Prosecutor stands accused

Esna Erasmus is one of Cape Town’s top prosecutors.

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Parliament calls Thuli Madonsela to account

Public protector Thuli Madonsela is to appear before the National Assembly’s justice portfolio committee on Friday next week to respond to allegations of maladministration and tender irregularities.

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‘Sugar Cane Killer’ confesses

A 36-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man dubbed the Sugar Cane Killer confessed his grisly crimes to a police officer, the Verulam Regional Court heard yesterday.

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Hawks' claws out for Pule

A team of police detectives that specialises in financial and economic crimes will investigate the activities of former communications minister Dina Pule.

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Grandson arrested for raping 80-year-old grandmother

An 18-year-old man and his friend have been arrested for allegedly raping his 80-year-old grandmother in Plessislaer outside Pietermaritzburg.

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Fifth of Greeks have income below poverty line: report

Just over a fifth of Greek employees and pensioners declared an annual income that put them below the poverty line in 2012, newspaper Ethnos reported Tuesday, illustrating the impact a drawn-out recession is having on the bailed-out nation.

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Cavendish cops trial resume

Six policemen accused of assault, sexual assault, robbery, and possession of drugs and ammunition will go on trial at the Durban Regional Court, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said on Tuesday.

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