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APR
7am

Gauteng government and SIU team up to track down corrupt officials

SAfm — Senior public servants who often resign to avoid consequences when facing corruption and maladministration charges, will now find it hard to evade prosecution. The Special Investigating Unit is determined to clamp down on these officials. Some of them later emerge in other provinces where they are appointed to government departments or public entities. This emerged during a consultative meeting between the SIU and the Gauteng provincial government in which they pledge to work together to fight corruption, malpractice and maladministration. Wisani Makhubele reports...
25
APR
7am

SATAWU and NUMSA call for Transport Minister's intervention as bus strike continues

SAfm — The Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) and the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA), want a meeting with Transport Minister Blade Nzimande to discuss the deadlock with employers over a wage increase. The workers have been striking for a week now leaving commuters stranded, forcing them to use taxis which are expensive for many of them. The unions have come down from a demand of 12% wage increase to a now revised 9.5 percent increase in the first year and 8.5 percent in the second, but employers are digging in their heels with an offer of 9 percent and 8 percent for that period. The parties failed to reach a resolution during a meeting last night. SATAWU's Zanele Sabela spoke to Sakina Kamwendo.
25
APR
6am

SAFTU takes to the streets over the proposed minimum wage

SAfm — Thousands of members affiliated to labour federation SAFTU are marching across the country to highlight their dissatisfaction with government's proposed 20-rand per hour minimum wage and amendments to the labour laws. The marchers have been making their way through the streets of major cities such as Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Bloemfontein and Durban amongst others. The EFF and Right2Know have also expressed solidarity with the march, encouraging members to join the march. We started by speaking to our reporter in Johannesburg Amina Accram.
24
APR
8am

ANC regional structures in NW say premier Mahumapelo should not resign

SAfm — Three of the four ANC regional structures in the North West say premier Supra Mahumapelo should not resign because he has done an excellent in his position as leader of government in the province. The organisation is currently briefing the media after violent protests broke out last week across the province, with communities calling on Mahumapelo to leave office for poor performance. Dr Kenneth Kaunda regional secretary, Lopang Rothman says Mahumapelo is being targeted because he has been fighting corruption.
24
APR
8am

Helen Suzman Foundation challenges judges appointments

SAfm — The Helen Suzman Foundation launched the court challenge in 2013 after Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett SC failed to make it onto the list of recommended candidates for a position as a judge in the Western Cape High Court. The foundation says the interviews for judges are to be appointed by the president take place in public, however, the discussions happen in secret. The JSC consists of judges, members of Parliament, legal experts and government officials.
24
APR
8am

The Public Servants Association of South Africa threatens a nationwide shut down

SAfm — The Public Servants Association of South Africa, which represents more than 230 000 public service workers is threatening a nationwide shut down of government departments if the state fails to come back to the negotiating table by 3pm this afternoon. This follows the request for more time for further consultation made by the Public Service and Administration department. Menawhile, Numsa has called on all its members in the auto sector, steel-making, metals and engineering companies to join tomorrow's national strike action by SAFTU
24
APR
8am

District Six Working Committee seeks court interdict against the state

SAfm — The District Six Working Committee says it is seeking a court interdict against the state for failing to provide adequate restitution since being forcibly removed from the area. The committee which represents over two-thousand families says they want to know when those who opted for financial compensation will be paid, and specific timelines for land restoration.
24
APR
8am

Amadiba pursues case to stop mining rights

SAfm — The high court in Pretoria has heard that the granting of an Australian company a licence to mine at Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape without the consent of the villagers would result in economic displacement for about 600 people. Xolobeni villagers are seeking declaratory relief to prohibit the Mineral Resources department from granting the company a licence to mine without the consent of the community.
23
APR
9am

PSL condemns violence at Mabhida Stadium

SAfm — Premier Soccer League chairperson Irvin Khoza has condemned the violence by Kaizer Chiefs fans at Durban's Moses Mabhida stadium on Saturday, in which 18 people were injured and a security guard badly beaten. Khoza has been addressing a media conference:
23
APR
6am

The PE father who flung his one-year old from the top of the roof is released on a warning

SAfm — The man who was caught on video flinging his baby from the top of the roof of his shack, has been released on a warning by the Port Elizabeth Magistrates court where he appeared earlier today on charges of child abuse. The one-year old was caught by a metro police officer and was unharmed. The man climbed onto the roof with the child as their homes at Joe Slovo informal settlement were being demolished by the municipality because they had been built illegally. Our reporter Jayed-Leigh Paulse attended court court proceedings.
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APR
6am

Michael Komape civil case against the Education Department is dismissed

SAfm — The High Court in Polokwane has dismissed a claim for damages by the parents of five-year-old learner Michael Komape, who drowned in a pit toilet in 2014. The family, with the assistance of civil rights groups Section 27, launched a civil case against both the national and provincial education departments. Komape was a learner at Mahlodumela Primary School in Chebeng Village outside Polokwane. His parent wanted compensation of R3 million for their suffering. Our reporter Shibu Mamokgere was in court.
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APR
8am

Karabo Mokoena's sister testifies

SAfm — It's day two of the murder trial of Sandile Mantsoe who is accused of killing his 22-year old girlfriend Karabo Mokoena last year. Today Mokoena's younger sister gave her testimony.

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