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#StateCaptureInquiry Evidence Leader Advocate Paul Pretorious says former MEC and Minister Mosebenzi Zwane is expe… https://t.co/afA3AAF1us#StateCaptureInquiry Maxatshwa tells DCJ Zondo that 3 or 4 CCMA Commissioners have inexplicably recused themselves… https://t.co/R7WKDp4C8H#NathanielJulies JUST IN: The matter has been postponed to next Mondayas magistrate Mango considers the arguments m… https://t.co/pQk6oNVjO3#Sponsored As a bank, @AbsaSouthAfrica is committed to embracing technology and empowering our clients to make smar… https://t.co/elvqbdR2tw#NathanielJulies Mrwabe says accused number 1 Scorpion Ndyalvane lied about having one previous conviction saying h… https://t.co/Jw3hXv4F6m#NathanielJulies Mrwabe has highlighted the prevalence of crimes by police including the death of people in custody. KM#NathanielJulies Mrwabe has asked how Accused #1 Scorpion Ndyalvane can be granted bail when he has been threatenin… https://t.co/5LPcjlKpoS#NathanielJulies Mrwabe says it's clear from their interactions with Nathaniel before they shot him that they had the hunger to kill. KM#NathanielJulies Mrwabe has corroborated Caylene Whiteboy's assertion that she has been threatened by accused numbe… https://t.co/a6NAR6GRhX#NathanielJulies Mrwabe says Netshiongolo deceived the people by saying he could not help them when he was on the s… https://t.co/i2sngqyFR6#NathanielJulies Mwrabe says Netshiongolo has shown propensity to be able to tamper with the crime scene. He says t… https://t.co/v85Bmxum2z#PutSouthAfricaFirst Protesters arrived at the Nigerian Embassy to hand over a memorandum of demands. Addressing th… https://t.co/jkEzV9dADQ#NathanielJulies State prosecutor, Mzwandile Mwrabe is poking holes in the argument of the state. He has questioned… https://t.co/ljPBcPsJoU#StateCaptureInquiry Maxatshwa says he and many other officials knew that the timelines for the R1billion low cost… https://t.co/my1pfbJyCX#StateCaptureInquiry Free State Chief Director Local Government and Housing Kaizer Maxatshwa says a “war room” was… https://t.co/xa0bUfHLrs#NathanielJulies The magistrate has asked how he can be sure that Netshiongolo won't go and tamper with the crime s… https://t.co/6fOdRvnTiX#NathanielJulies Magistrate Mhago has questioned why accused number 3, Voster Netshiongolo went to the hospital aft… https://t.co/aaEyi4pHZi#StateCaptureInquiry Free State residents are picketing at the commission Dihelele Motshoeneng says: “We support… https://t.co/LbG9mfAmCY#StateCaptureInquiry Mokoena says MEC Zwane encroached on his role as HOD and interferes in supply chain managemen… https://t.co/NEq1wasr6d#NathanielJulies He says it's not right for the accused to be denied bail in anticipation for what she may be convi… https://t.co/6o3TlL2Xny#NathanielJulies Caylene Whiteboy's lawyer, Jeff Maluleke has admitted that an innocent life has been taken, he sa… https://t.co/UVAOliI2qX#StateCaptureInquiry Mokoena says national Treasury raised concerns and told a Free State EXCO meeting chaired by… https://t.co/Oussd3JXNN#StateCaptureInquiry Former Free State Housing HOD says former MEC Mosebenzi Zwane and Premier Ace Magashule issue… https://t.co/kF2A1mM9Cm#NathanielJulies It's day 2 of the bail hearing. The lawyers for Caylene Whiteboy and Voster Netshiongolo will give… https://t.co/KU88nItBVG#PutSouthAfricaFirst The group is expected to march to the Nigerian and Zimbabwean embassies in Pretoria. VM https://t.co/iOSYvfCFaS#PutSouthAfricaFirst Various organisation and ordinary South Africans gathered at Church Square in Pretoria this mo… https://t.co/762dFsQiHu#PutSouthAfricaFirst Ike Khumalo, addressing the social ills faced by South Africans. He says government has put th… https://t.co/WxoJ907m2G#Benoni Paramedics assessed the patients and found that both men had sustained numerous gunshot wound and showed no… https://t.co/yzOzMkhZks#Benoni ER24 says a light motor vehicle, riddled with bullet holes, was parked in the middle of the road. The bodie… https://t.co/sd2qMjagFb#Benoni Two men were killed following a drive-by shooting at the Snake and Voortrekker intersection in Benoni yesterday.#Gautrain CEO William Dachs says there is "no plan to make motorists pay for any rail extensions, Gautrain or otherwise."#Gautrain Gautrain Management CEO William Dachs tells EWN that he was "misunderstood" at Monday's webinar, and has… https://t.co/RUavKzeqIt#Gautrain Justice Project South Africa's Howard Dembovski says the proposal is laughable. "It's time they realize i… https://t.co/4000ujHPlk#Gautrain The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse's Wayne Duvenage says this is simply not an option. "Motorist in the c… https://t.co/3LIfGyV7sQ#Gautrain The Gautrain is considering various funding models, which could include general tax increases, fuel tax a… https://t.co/3R4Ieiizd8#Gautrain Earlier this week Gautrain Management Agency CEO William Dachs said motorists don't pay their fair share… https://t.co/AZr37X0uNKWATCH: Caylene Whiteboy, one of the officer's officers accused of killing #NathanielJulies admitted to shooting him… https://t.co/O4RcWwcbHq#Gautrain There are growing concerns over plans in the pipeline to expand the Gautrain, which would likely lead to… https://t.co/1YToHODnzB#ChildRapist The NPA says the abuse started in December 2018 and it continued for several months. The teenager fell… https://t.co/EYtbYaMIzq#ChildRapist An Eastern Cape father has been sentenced to life behind bars for raping his 15yo daughter. The 37yo m… https://t.co/WcYOR4VTzr
9/23
2020
#Corruption in the healthcare sector has life-threatening effects on those who desperately need the service.… https://t.co/4AXuToih9m#NathanielJulies The state says Accused number 1 booked the shot gun but didn’t take ammunition for it as he had his own ammunition. KM#NathanielJulies Accused number 1 Scorpion Whiteboy has the following previous convictions. 1x Assault GBH 1xAssau… https://t.co/57mdDjdSTt#NathanielJulies The matter is continuing for bail application.#GoldenArrow Golden Arrow said in a statement the dispute relates only to a new remuneration structure for promotio… https://t.co/xgHp7WLqkD#GoldenArrow The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa & Transport and the Omnibus Workers Union say the b… https://t.co/iyzLfGydZu#GoldenArrow staff held a demonstration at the Arrogate Depot in Montana, in Cape Town. It is against the changes t… https://t.co/3J5Zy77I9H#NathanielJulies Caylene Whiteboy is accused number 2. She is 23 years old. Whiteboy says she did not know that th… https://t.co/2f6BXsG8EZ#NathanielJulies He says he helped rush Julies’ body to the hospital because he had been seriously injured. He said… https://t.co/EU05RDDL2W#NathanielJulies Ndyalvane’s lawyer is reading his affidavit. He claims that it was his co-accused, Caylene White… https://t.co/g2yLNkIW9h#NathanielJulies Attorney Paul Leisher who is representing accused number one, Ndyalvane has told the court that th… https://t.co/cAidkmYgZZ#NathanielJulies Nathaniel'd mother and father sitting alongside socialite s Kenny Kunene and Gayton McKenzie. KM https://t.co/wNf8QAqJk4#NathanielJulies Simon Scorpion Nyalvane,Caylene Whiteboy and Voster Netshiongolo are in court in connection with t… https://t.co/qWi1d4Fzwp#KZNcrash The fuel tanker carried petrol and diesel. During the crash it spilled onto the road. Experts are now con… https://t.co/zz9qEPjGbS#KZNcrash A pregnant woman was also among those killed in the crash. She and her baby died on the scene.#KZNcrash UPDATE: Police say the driver of the truck failed to break at the stop sign. He crashed into the minibus… https://t.co/UzEMtDjusA#NathanielJulies Mother of the teen sits in the gallery at Protea Magistrates Court. The court will hear the bail a… https://t.co/0lEjZwSV3c#KZNcrash Paramedics are still on the scene on the R33 near Wartburg, treating the injured.#KZNcrash JUST IN: 12 have been killed in a crash between a truck and a minibus taxi in KwaZulu-Natal.#Mpumalanga The police's Leonard Hlathi says investigators believe more people might have been involved in this cri… https://t.co/9lybO2WXN7#Mpumalanga Police have arrested a 19-year old man in connection with the murder of his teenage cousin. The 14-year… https://t.co/ND0TdaPLxy#COVID19SA South Africa has dropped to 9th place on the global COVID-19 scale, as Spain has now recorded more confi… https://t.co/Cx5KOiEaC8#UNanniversary Speaking at the 75th anniversary of the U.N. during an unprecedented time which forces around 200 co… https://t.co/aqUw5okygx#UNanniversary President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the United Nations that the world must aim to create a transforme… https://t.co/xkkCcJMgaL
9/22
2020
#NEHAWU picketing outside Union Buildings. They are protesting over Covid-19 working conditions. The Union is deman… https://t.co/tcoOsPqiun#StateCaptureInquiry Zondo says Commission has issued directives for Zuma to submit affidavits on various issues,… https://t.co/sYju9Kz5cY#FarmMurders Meanwhile, a 29-year-suspect has been arrested in connection with the murders of Glen and Vida Raffert… https://t.co/FD1B7fyA39CORRECTION: #StateCaptureInquiry DCJ Zondo has set “unnegotiable” dates of 16-20 November for former President Jac… https://t.co/2RmGsjvAzV#FarmMurders Lucky Shabalala, a local farm dweller, has raised concerns about Cele’s visit following the murders of… https://t.co/4mSVlLPHcX#StateCaptureInquiry DCJ Zondo has set “unnegotiable” dates of 16-20 October for former President Jacob Zuma, will… https://t.co/1EHfJsgtlFDarrel Brown, a local farmer says he’s hoping that Cele will shed light on the deaths of Glen and Vida Rafferty. Br… https://t.co/b1MQ0fz40g#FarmMurders Police Minister Bheki Cele has made his 2nd visit to Normandien -Newcastle- KZN this month. A prominen… https://t.co/62jB20a2hH#Schools The basic education department instructed all teachers, who were granted concessions to work from home dur… https://t.co/wisoj6jGJO#Schools Teacher unions say while their members are ready to head back to the classroom today, educators concerned… https://t.co/97nqpaxAYB#Nehawu is picketing outside the Union Buildings this morning, demanding answers from president Cyril Ramaphosa ove… https://t.co/a5wQd62Jjv#COVID19SA South Africans are waking up to the first day under level one lockdown, which means you're now allowed t… https://t.co/SQEHil7oRH#AbdulhayMunshi The Health Professions Council of South Africa will ask president Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in t… https://t.co/ivTKcKirR8
9/21
2020
#ChildShot Gang violence has claimed the lives of at least six children across Cape Town since the start of the year. LI#ChildShot In July, a 3-year-old girl died after she was hit by a gangster’s stray bullet in Heather Park, also in… https://t.co/Tx21W1PgPk#ChildShot A 13-year-old girl has been wounded in a shooting in Kleinvlei, Eerste River. The shooting, believed to… https://t.co/n6rrgARwmc#CharlKinnear Forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan says they can’t stand idly by, while the criminal underworld as… https://t.co/hE9CxJGe0SForensics for Justice has offered a R1 million reward in exchange for information that leads to the arrest and conv… https://t.co/41v9vyf1Tb
9/20
2020
#CharlKinnear Minister Bheki Cele says he’s discussed the incident with President Cyril Ramaphosa and stressed the… https://t.co/nfooL59m38#CharlKinnear Police Minister Bheki Cele has arrived. KB https://t.co/db63jgrT2O#CharlKinnear SA Human Rights Commissioner Chris Nissen addressed media outside Kinnear’s home earlier. KB https://t.co/JDWendqphh#CharlKinnear Cele will receive a full briefing on the murder of Lt Colonel Kinnear before visiting his family. KB#CharlKinnear Kinnear was shot and killed outside his home in Bishop Lavis yesterday afternoon. KB https://t.co/ZdtuVWzoHR#CharlKinnear Police Minister Bheki Cele will later today visit the family of late Anti-Gang Unit Commander Lieuten… https://t.co/40Xm1haqf2
9/19
2020
#CTAirport Airport officials briefed City and Provisional government on precautionary measures in place today. The… https://t.co/h3GvbgmD9h#CTAirport Cape Town International Airport is preparing to welcome overseas visitors from 1 October. KP https://t.co/oZH1wu5LYp#Numsa #SACCA The union's have handed over a memorandum to a representative from the public enterprise department.… https://t.co/tXRalEi9RF#Numsa #SACCA Asinavalo. KM https://t.co/bn856WpOg4#Numsa #Sacca Asinavalo KM https://t.co/uTkjAdoaSq#numsa #sacca workers are demonstrating outside Airways Park in Kempton Park. KM https://t.co/5w6yYjzPje#UIFprotest The horse care unit's Carla Hazel says they're treating the wounded horses and hope they will make a full recovery.#UIFprotest Employees at the Fairview racecourse went on a stabbing spree yesterday, while venting their anger over… https://t.co/Pgtpt7JCD8#UIFprotest Two of the horses that were attacked with panga's are in critical condition.#UIFprotest The Eastern Cape Horse Care Unit says its now trying to identify the people involved in slaughtering on… https://t.co/VIg25NjVKA#SAA Unions are furious with government for missing a deadline to make funding available for a restructuring plan at SAA.#SAA But the plan, which envisages scaling back SAA's fleet and cutting jobs, needs at least R10 billion in new fun… https://t.co/lTxX6UNW3D
9/18
2020

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