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Jackie Selebi was praised for the work he did as National Commissioner of Police.
Political leaders praise Selebi’s effort

Saturday 31 January 2015 17:55

Former police chief, Jackie Selebi, was praised for the work he did in the police, his wicked sense of humour and loyalty to the ANC.

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Former police chief Jackie Selebi passed away last week at the age of 64.
Selebi funeral gets underway

Saturday 31 January 2015 08:36

The Dutch Reformed Church Moreletta Park in Pretoria is slowly starting to fill up with people waiting for the funeral of the former police chief, Jackie Selebi, to begin.

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Most of the shops in Atteridgeville are owned by foreigners.
Police arrest Somalians over looting murder

Friday 30 January 2015 20:50

Police have arrested four Somalians for the death of a teenager in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria.

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SARB Governor frets about economic impact of load shedding

Friday 30 January 2015 06:00

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has warned that load-shedding could limit the impact of current lower interest rates.

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Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago made an announcement of the repo rate in Pretoria.
Repo rate remains at 5.75%

Thursday 29 January 2015 16:30

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has left the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% meaning that the prime lending rate stays at 9.25%.

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Chaos erupts at Home Affairs' asylum office

Thursday 29 January 2015 12:14

Chaos has broken out at the Home Affairs Refugee Center in Marabastad, Pretoria with thousands of asylum seekers trying to force their way into the department's buildings.

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Time to celebrate Selebi's life: Family

Thursday 29 January 2015 11:00

The memorial service of former national police commissioner, Jackie Selebi, will be held at the Events Centre in Pretoria west at 5pm on Thursday afternoon.

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Amla, Rossouw punish wayward Windies again

Thursday 29 January 2015 06:31

Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw smashed quick-fire centuries as South Africa crushed a profligate West Indies by 131 runs in a rain-affected fifth and final one-day international on Wednesday.

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ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe addressed the media in Pretoria following a three-day National Executive Committee meeting this week.
Foreigners will soon be prohibited from owning land: ANC

Thursday 29 January 2015 05:35

The African National Congress (ANC) Lekgotla has resolved that foreigners will soon be prohibited from owning land in the country.

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Power grid strain due to development: ANC

Wednesday 28 January 2015 16:59

The strain on the power grid is due to economic growth and development, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday.

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Metrorail has apologised for the inconvenience caused.
Cable theft causes train delays

Wednesday 28 January 2015 07:35

Metrorail in Gauteng says there will be delays of up to 40 minutes on several routes from Germiston station due to cable theft on Wednesday morning.

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Derby-Lewis should be released: medical parole board

Tuesday 27 January 2015 20:25

The Correctional Services Medical Advisory Parole Board says the  terminally ill Clive Derby-Lewis should be released on medical parole.

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Selebi's conviction overshadowed his good work: Malema

Tuesday 27 January 2015 19:53

EFF leader Julius Malema says it's unfortunate that former Police Commissioner Jackie Selebi's conviction overshadowed the good work he has done.

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Suzman Foundation works to reinstate Hawks Head amidst legal battle

Tuesday 27 January 2015 15:49

The Helen Suzman Foundation wants Hawks head Anwa Dramat back at work while the legal challenges around his suspension continue.

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Derby-Lewis a free man

Tuesday 27 January 2015 11:36

The medical parole board has approved Clive Derby Lewis's application. His lawyer, Marius Coertze announced the decision in Pretoria on Tuesday.

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Clive Derby-Lewis is behind bars for orchestrating the murder of SACP leader Chris Hani.
Derby-Lewis medical parole decision out today

Tuesday 27 January 2015 05:44

Clive Derby-Lewis's lawyer is expected to make an announcement in Pretoria this morning regarding his application for medical parole.

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The presidency says Vas Soni resigned for personal reasons as his wife is unwell.
Zuma receives Soni's resignation

Tuesday 27 January 2015 05:27

President Jacob Zuma has received the resignation of Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head Vas Soni, the presidency said on Monday.

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Energy crisis high on ANC’s Lekgotla agenda

Monday 26 January 2015 05:32

The on-going energy crisis is believed to be on top of the agenda at the African National Congress (ANC) Lekgotla, currently underway outside Pretoria.

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Selebi to be laid to rest next Saturday

Sunday 25 January 2015 18:45

Former National Police Commissioner, Jackie Selebi will be buried in Pretoria on Saturday (31 January).

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Selebi family to brief media on funeral arrangements

Sunday 25 January 2015 15:00

The family of former National Police Commissioner, Jackie Selebi, will brief the media about his funeral arrangements later on Sunday.

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