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Robert Gumede to serve summons on Sunday Independent

Gumede's lawyers plan to serve the summons on the newspaper after it said the SIU was investigating a tender awarded to his IT firm, Gijima.

Robert Gumede wins UK court battle

Businessman Robert Gumede has been awarded R53-million in damages and costs by a UK court against his former business partner, John Sterenborg.

Guma Tac takes steps to liquidate Golden Lions

Guma Tac says the Golden Lions Rugby Union is "hopelessly insolvent" and have filed papers in the South Gauteng High Court.

DRC ‘ballots’ doing rounds in Johannesburg

South Africa has emerged as a key part of the battleground for the November 28 elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Sports minister to probe crisis at Golden Lions

A breakdown in negotiations between the Lions and former potential equity partners the Guma TAC group will be investigated by the sports minister.

Lions’ pride turning into a joke

<b>Nickolaus Bauer</b> looks back to 1993, and when it was a good time to be a Lions fan.

Golden Lions ‘being run like an amateur union’

One of the strongest statements made last year by IT mogul Robert Gumede has come back to haunt him.

Gumede pulls the rug out from under the Lions

Eight months after announcing they had sold a 49.9% stake to Guma TAC, the Golden Lions Rugby Union says that negotiations have fallen through.

Three strikes, SABC may be out

The SABC has lost yet another round in its campaign to avoid airing a scathing ruling against it by the BCCSA.

SABC’s obduracy hurts its editorial credibility

The refusal of the SABC to abide by a ruling of the BCCSA in favour of the <i>M&G</i> is unprecedented, says <b>Nic Dawes</b>.

Bid to thwart M&G ruling leaves SABC in suspense

The SABC will hear on Monday whether an order compelling it to air a summary of a judgment in favour of the <i>M&G</i> will be suspended.

SABC goes to Icasa to fight ruling in M&G’s favour

The SABC is appealing a ruling by the BCCSA in favour of the <i>M&G</i> all the way to communications authority Icasa.

SABC in last-ditch bid to overturn M&G ruling

The SABC will appeal to Icasa to overturn an order directing it to air on prime-time TV a correction of a report maligning M&G journalist Sam Sole.

SABC’s desperate bid to be right

The SABC shows classic signs of insanity in refusing to play nice with the BCCSA, writes <b>Verashni Pillay</b>.

SABC has seven days to apologise to M&G

Broadcaster must now air prime-time apology.

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Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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