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10 January 2019 6:43 PM Manuel Chang to remain behind bars until bail application

Former Mozambican finance minister Manual Chang has had his bail application postponed to January 18 by the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court. The postponement was granted to give his defence time to peruse an indictment detailing charges related to crimes that the US alleges he committed and to review the validity of Chang's warrant of arrest pending 38

08 January 2019 12:41 PM Former Mozambique finance minister claims arrest at OR Tambo airport was unlawful

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang is to remain behind bars after briefly appearing in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Through his lawyers, the 63-year-old argued that his detention was unlawful and that his extradition, if carried out, would also be illegal. Chang was on his way to Dubai when he was arrested on December 25

30 December 2018 2:17 PM City of CT to act against security company, #ReclaimClifton protesters

The City of Cape Town will lay a formal complaint against private security company PPA with the Private Security Industry Regulatory Body (Psira) on Monday following reports that the company illegally removed people from Clifton Fourth beach on December 23. Protesters descended on the beach on Friday, slaughtering a sheep in what they termed a "cleansing 29

20 December 2018 8:28 PM KZN mayor denies she is corrupt, vows to take legal action against the media

The mayor of eThekwini in KwaZulu-Natal says she is not the corrupt leader she is perceived to be. Hitting back at the media for "ongoing campaigns aimed at creating an impression that she is a corrupt leader who is influencing the awarding of tenders", Zandile Gumede said she took serious exception to claims made. "I have noticed that some newspapers 40

17 December 2018 6:26 PM Piggott leaves hospital with pacemaker

London - Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been discharged from hospital following a two-week stay which saw him fitted with a pacemaker. The 83-year-old, who rode 30 British Classic winners including a record nine Epsom Derbies, has suffered from heart issues in the past. "Dad has left hospital, which is great 31

14 December 2018 1:55 PM SA chief of US Centres for Disease Control appears for 'complex' fraud case

The South African branch chief of the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is not the only accused in a hefty fraud and corruption case involving more than R25m, it emerged this week. Alfred Bere, 36, dressed in a smart suit, made his second appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Thursday after being arrested in August 27

05 December 2018 6:33 PM Gabon president Bongo 'doing well' in Morocco after illness: PM

Gabon's President Ali Bongo is recovering well after being hospitalised in Morocco, his prime minister said after the two met in the capital Rabat. The 59-year-old president, who fell ill on October 24 at an economic forum, arrived in Morocco last week following a month's treatment at a hospital in Saudi Arabia for an illness that has not been officially 36

04 December 2018 6:31 PM Cameroon frees 52 opposition activists

The prosecution of 52 opposition activists who protested against the re-election of 85-year-old Paul Biya as Cameroon president has been abandoned, their lawyer said on Tuesday. The activists were arrested at the end of October in Douala, the economic capital, on the sidelines of a demonstration against the election of Biya, who had won a seventh consecutive 30

03 December 2018 7:49 PM Trump wants 'full and complete' sentence for Cohen

US President Donald Trump is calling for a "full and complete" sentence for his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. Trump tweets on Monday: "You mean he can do all of the TERRIBLE, unrelated to Trump, things having to do with fraud, big loans, Taxis, etc., and not serve a long prison term?" Trump added that Cohen "makes up stories to get a GREAT & ALREADY 33

21 November 2018 6:59 PM Fintech policy must be inclusive, MPs hear

Fintech policy that is adopted should be geared towards financial inclusion, members of Parliament have heard. On Wednesday, representatives from Treasury and the Prudential Authority briefed the Standing Committee on Finance on fintech and its role in supporting financial inclusion. Fintech, or financial technology, is new technology used to improve 94