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Gatvol Capetonians, EFF lash out at City of Cape Town for seeking damage claims of R1.4m

Public infrastructure was allegedly damaged by the activist group in 2019 and by the Economic Freedom Fighters in 2020

Masuku loses appeal against SIU report on Covid graft

The judge found that when news of improprieties were brought to his attention, Masuku did not take steps to urgently intervene

Leaking De Ruyter’s affidavit countering racism claims was ‘malicious’ and reckless, says Scopa chairman

Mkhuleko Hlengwa has pointed to people in Eskom or the public enterprises department for making the document public

Misconduct finding against Hlophe means long road to possible impeachment

The Judicial Conduct Tribunal found that the Western Cape Judge President was on a mission to sway constitutional court judges

State rejects pyramid-schemer’s plea: ‘I stole the money, and plead guilty’

The state has rejected fraudster Roderick Cole-Edwards’ guilty plea for R11.6-million pyramid-scheme theft

SIU probes how master of the high court fleeces the poor

While the SIU delves into dozens of allegations of fraud, corruption and misconduct against officials at the master of the high court, many families have been left destitute after the death of their loved ones.

Husband’s death ‘a war crime, it must be investigated’

Three legal complaints have been submitted to the UN to investigate the photojournalist’s killing and recover his remains

Mahlobo claims intelligence community is trying to frame a judge for taking a bribe

The former state security minister told the Zondo commission he never ordered that any judges be paid off but a conspiracy to create this impression is ongoing

Western Cape shreds 12-million illegal cigarettes

Government uses a new method to destroy confiscated cigarettes in Cape Town and hopes to send out a message of zero tolerance after lockdown bans boosted illegal imports

Pedestrian deaths up but road fatalities down over Easter

Easter long weekend under adjusted Level 1 Lockdown showed a 2.1% reduction in crashes, while fatalities decreased by 9.6%

Unions vow to drag SABC back to court over “unfair” retrenchments

Three unions say the selection process for workers to be sacked was “flawed” and question why the cash-strapped public broadcaster hired an external marketing agency

Mdluli fails to have high court judge recused

The former crime intelligence boss brought the application citing bias after the state moved to prevent further spurious delays on his decade-old fraud and corruption charges

Flocks grow but tithes decline

Online platforms attracted more people to services but Covid-19 regulations limiting physical attendance resulted in fewer contributions to collection plates

The Rage Room: ‘Break things to your heart’s content’

The destruction-services provider in Bryanston offers stressed South Africans the chance to smash up old appliances with a hammer

Believe in the goodness of humankind

In this time of disaster, caused by a zero-sum approach to politics, economics and life, a Buddhist belief in the sacredness of all may save humankind

Stargazing through a pandemic

Little makes sense these days, but astrology is a welcome reminder that this too shall pass

Sexual harassment complaints against NTI manager ‘ignored’

Woman contract employee accuses her former manager of sexually predatory behaviour

Going to church makes my heart sing

Bongekile Macupe loved church, but Covid changed an integral part of her life. She misses congregating with other people and singing

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