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2017-02-19 12:22

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SABC inquiry chair accused of soliciting bribe

2017-02-19 06:00

Vincent Smith, chairperson of the ad hoc committee investigating the fitness of the SABC board to hold office, is accused of soliciting a bribe from a businessman to fund his daughter’s university fees in return for his political support.

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Critical court showdown on mining and environment

2017-02-19 11:34

A controversial Australian mining company’s allegedly illegal activities at its West Coast mine that resulted in massive environmental destruction is the subject of a legal battle starting in the Western Cape High Court, GroundUp reports.


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‘Don’t suspend her, she’s a woman’

2017-02-19 06:00

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