LIVE: Nkandla upgrades only R206m, not R246m - Police minister

2015-06-30 10:51

Police Minister Nathi Nhelko has said that upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead amounted to only R206m, and not the R246m reported in the media.

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A 94-year-old woman has been attacked by two men who stormed into her farmhouse, beating her with the butt of a pistol.


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2015-06-30 08:37

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Another delay in Yengeni's drunken driving case

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A relaxed Tony Yengeni has appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court, where it emerged that his drunken driving case has been postponed for six weeks.

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US doctor and children granted entry into SA

2015-06-30 11:13

A doctor at the Mayo Clinic in the US and her three children have been granted entry into SA after receiving threats of being deported when she arrived without the necessary travel documents.

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A welfare organisation in Khayelitsha that treats up to 1 000 sick animals a month has launched a desperate appeal to stop pets from freezing to death.


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