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AmaB releases Nkandla cache

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The M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism has released over 12 000 pages of evidence about the state-funded upgrade at Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

AmaB releases Nkandla cache

Water contamination cited in E Cape child deaths

Staff Reporter

Water contamination was a factor in the death of nearly 80 babies in the Eastern Cape, the provincial government said on Wednesday. An interim report acknowledged that a "multiplicity of causes", including "systematic failures affecting water quality", were to blame for the deaths of the babies, said the provincial government in a statement.

Court halts Pomfret relocation

Staff Reporter

The Pretoria High Court has issued an interim interdict to restrain the government from relocating people from the former Pomfret military base in the North West. The order also brings a temporary halt to the demolishing of property in the town. Judge Brian Southwood granted an urgent court order to the 6000-strong Pomfret community.

Steaming toilet costs departments dearly

Staff Reporter

A steaming, bubbling toilet which caused a paraplegic prisoner to suffer burns to his buttocks and private parts will cost the ministers of Public Works and Correctional Services R35000 in damages. Prisoner Augustino Banze (36) said in papers before the Pretoria High court he went to the toilet at 8.30am on October 16 2004.