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24 February 2018 4:01 PM 2 dead in shooting at Mexico's National University

Mexico City – Mexico City officials say at least two people have died in a shooting following a dispute on the campus of the nation's vast National Autonomous University. The university says the two people involved are not part of the university community, but hasn't identified them. The city prosecutor's office says two men aged 20 and 29 died at a hospital 15

24 February 2018 3:52 PM DA launches petition against VAT increase

Tshwane – The Democratic Alliance has launched a national petition to have the recently announced increase in the country’s Value Added Tax revoked. Speaking at the launch at a rally in Soshanguve, Tshwane, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the National Budget, tabled in Parliament this past Wednesday by Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, was the first actual 16

24 February 2018 11:32 AM Ngcobo massacre: Suspects tried to 'fight their way to freedom'

Ngcobo – Police officials acted in accordance with the law when they shot and killed seven gunmen and arrested 10 others at a church on Friday in relation to the killing of police members in Ngcobo. Members from the Tactical Response Team and others in the task team tasked with tracking down those responsible for the killings, were met with force by those 18

23 February 2018 8:45 PM DA welcomes Ramaphosa's withdrawal of 'futile' appeal in NPA matter

Johannesburg – The DA has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to withdraw the "futile appeal, launched by his predecessor, Jacob Zuma" in the appointment of a new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). The DA's federal council chairperson, James Selfe, said he hoped the decision signalled the end of Shaun Abrahams' tenure as head of the National 18

23 February 2018 7:19 PM Missing girls in NE Nigeria a 'national disaster': president

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said Nigeria had suffered a "national disaster" over girls who went missing after Boko Haram jihadists attacked their school in northeast Nigeria. "This is a national disaster. We are sorry that this could have happened," said Buhari in a statement, issued five days after the attack in the town of Dapchi 18

23 February 2018 6:01 PM Shaun Abrahams was validly appointed, NPA argues in court papers

Johannesburg – Former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Mxolisi Nxasana was prepared to leave his position if compensated fully, therefore NPA boss Shaun Abrahams was validly appointed into the vacancy, the NPA argues in court papers. On Wednesday, the Constitutional Court will hear the appeal in the case involving Nxasana and the future of his successor 19

23 February 2018 5:17 PM RAs still good way to neutralise Budget 2018 tax burden

Cape Town - Despite no significant increases in personal income taxes in Budget 2018, South Africans should still consider retirement annuities (RAs) as a mechanism to neutralise the impact of taxes on their post-retirement financial goals, according to Errol Meyer, head of advisory services at Standard Bank Financial Consultants. He referred to Finance 18

23 February 2018 2:43 PM Zuma charges: NPA boss Shaun Abrahams gets feedback from prosecutors

Johannesburg – National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams on Friday received recommendations from prosecutors on whether or not former president Jacob Zuma should be prosecuted. "The NDPP has received the memorandum outlining the recommendations of the team. He will peruse it and advise on the way forward in due course," NPA spokesperson 17

23 February 2018 2:41 PM SAA results to be released end April, as AG grapples with technical matters

Johannesburg - South African Airways (SAA) now has untill the end of April to finally table its long-awaited financials results, and will host its annual general meeting (AGM) no later than the end of March. This comes after SAA again failed to table its 2016-17 annual financial statements at the end of February, while no specific date has been given 21

23 February 2018 12:46 PM Case postponed against Spanish dentist accused of killing his twins in Cape Town

Cape Town - The pre-trial of a former dentist and Spanish national, accused of the murdering his twin children, was postponed in the Western Cape High Court on Friday for financial instructions. Mario-César Deus Yela's attorney Asghar Mia, acting on behalf of William Booth, said financial instructions needed to be finalised with the accused and his family 17