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Patricia Goliath vs John Hlophe: Scathing complaint lodged against the Cape’s...

Verbal abuse, victimisation, preferential treatment of his wife and even the physical assault of a subordinate are some of the allegations contained in a complaint lodged against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe by his deputy, Patricia Goliath.It is alleged in the complaint, which was sent to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), that Hlophe and…

Proteas: 5 selections to consider for Wanderers Test-2019

Cape Town - The Proteas, after Monday's innings-and-53-run defeat to England in the third Test in Port Elizabeth, can no longer win the series.With just one Test remaining, which gets underway in Johannesburg on Friday, the best South Africa can hope for is a series draw. From start to finish, the Proteas were outplayed in every…

‘Enoch’s life worth less than the price of a life jacket’,...

A toxic silence has surrounded Parktown Boys' High School following the death of 13-year old Enoch Mpianzi, protesters said on Tuesday. On a grey and rainy morning a few people gathered outside the school, which has faced previous controversies, and demanded it speak up about really what happened to Mpianzi.With media gathered around the grand…

Check your lotto ticket… you could be a multi-millionaire-2019

One lucky person is walking around with a lotto ticket worth R13.8m, and is yet to claim their fortune. National lottery operator Ithuba said on Monday that the winning ticket was bought at SuperSpar at the Atlas Mall in Boksburg on the East Rand for the January 8 draw. "The winner, who is not known to Ithuba, spent…

Bulls to lure Bok prop away from Saracens?-2019

2020-01-21 10:48 Mako Vunipola and Vincent Koch (Getty Images) Cape Town - The Bulls are reportedly eager to secure the services of Saracens' Springbok prop Vincent Koch.Register your interest for the British & Irish Lions tickets in South Africa 2021Koch's agent, Gert van der Merwe, told Netwerk24 that the Bulls have expressed interest in luring…

Ralph Mathekga: Why Ramaphosa is not attending the Davos summit-2019

2020-01-21 09:45 The President did not skip Davos because he is worried about the collective within the ANC which might take a decision he would not like simply because he is ticked "absent" on the register that day. This is about whom the president leaves the ANC with, writes Ralph MathekgaLegend has it that back…

Rabada: I’ve let the team and myself down-2019

Cape Town - The Proteas head into the fourth and final Test against England at the Wanderers on Friday without premier speedster Kagiso Rabada, which represents a massive blow to their chances of squaring the series.The 24-year-old is suspended for the Test having picked up a demerit point - his fourth over a two-year period…

City of Cape Town refuses to say how many shacks were...

The City of Cape Town has refused to say how many shacks were demolished in Zweledinga informal settlement in Khayelitsha at the weekend, GroundUp reported. Asked by GroundUp how many shacks had been demolished on Saturday and Sunday, councillor Malusi Booi, Mayco Member for Human Settlements, said: "This is operational information.""The City condemns land invasions on…

Three burnt beyond recognition in horror Cape Town blaze-2019

Three bodies burnt beyond recognition have been recovered from a gutted house after a fire razed the two-storey building in an overnight blaze in Cape Town.The ages and gender of the victims were unknown, City of Cape Town fire services spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said on Monday.Firefighters responded to the scene in Boom Street, Philippi, at…

‘Pig! You are evil!’ – angry outbursts as parolee appears in...

The man accused of the rape and murder of 12-year-old Michaela Williams in Cape Town was on parole after serving time for an attack on another child, angry family and friends heard in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Monday.Michaela's mother Beatrice Adams was so distraught that she started crying out helplessly and hyperventilating as she…

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