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Thousands take to the streets to protest R20 minimum wage - Mail & Guardian

Around 6 000 workers and community organisers from Johannesburg and the surrounding areas marched against the new amendments to the Labour Relations Act and the national minimum wage on Wednesday. The march, which was championed by Zwelinzima Vavi's ...

Looting, property destruction in NW amid anti-Mahumapelo protests - Eyewitness News

The province has been gripped by violent protests with residents calling for Premier Supra Mahumapelo to step down. Looting incidents in Sannieshof, a small town in Tswaing Local Municipality. Picture: Pelane Phakgadi/EWN. Supra Mahumapelo · North West ...

NPA head says losing more prosecutors 'catastrophic' for crime prevention - Business Day

The loss of more prosecutors would be catastrophic‚ National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams has said. Abrahams was briefing Parliament's committee on justice and correctional services on Tuesday about the NPA's annual performance plan ...

Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms - Mail & Guardian

There are currently more than 40 committees in Parliament and five state capture inquiries are about to be established. But Parliament has only nine legal advisers who can attend to administrative duties involved in these inquiries. Parliament's ...

Karabo Mokoena murder accused pointed out body dumping site - Mail & Guardian

Colonel Andre de Klerk presented evidence of a point-out encounter he had with murder accused Sandile Mantsoe, describing places where Mantsoe allegedly dumped and burnt the body of his former girlfriend, Karabo Mokoena. Mantsoe has pleaded not guilty ...

Life sentence for Danish submarine entrepreneur who murdered Swedish journalist - Times LIVE

A Danish court sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his home-built submarine in Copenhagen harbour in August 2017. Madsen, dressed in black, sat completely still as ...

Lawyer shifts focus to Ngwenya's distress in crimen injuria case - Business Day

Politically connected businessman Peter-Paul Ngwenya had waited "patiently" for his money and had become "agitated" when his business associates refused to pay him‚ the Randburg Magistrate's Court heard on Tuesday. "He waited patiently for his money ...and more »

De Lille to learn fate as Cape Town caucus meet for motion of no confidence - The South African

The battle between the DA and its City of Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille, has now been going on for a year and a half. After much national controversy about what the party's newly adopted “recall clause” will or won't be used for, the DA looks to ...and more »

Don't fault us for long queues‚ home affairs workers tell Gigaba - Times LIVE

We're not to blame for the long queues. That's the message from public servants to Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba‚ as they condemned his "reckless" statement that staff are to blame for the long queues at offices. The union said in a statement on ...

UPDATE 1-South African glass bottle maker Consol cans $240 mln IPO plans - Reuters Africa

JOHANNESBURG, April 25 (Reuters) - South African glass bottle maker Consol pulled a planned $240 million Johannesburg stock market flotation on Wednesday, citing challenging market conditions. In what would have been South Africa's biggest initial ...