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Prague backs Krejcir demanding better conditions in foreign jail

Czech diplomacy has backed Radovan Krejcir's demand for better conditions in the South African prison where he has stayed since 2013, now serving the 35-year sentence given to him for an attempted murder, kidnapping, torture and drug-trafficking in 2016, Czech Television said on Tuesday. Krejcir turned to the officials of the Czech embassy in Pretoria, asking them for help, CT said, adding that this is for the first time since Krejcir's escape from Czechia in 2005 that he turned to Czech authorities.



Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:51:40 GMT


Put handing-in of firearms on ice, court asked

In light of the confusion among gun owners with expired firearm licenses and the apparent inability of the South African Police Services to deal with firearms handed in to them, the organisation Gun Owners of South Africa will ask that the process of the taking in of firearms with expired licenses, be stayed for now. GOSA will on Tuesday turn to the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, for an urgent interim order against the police that they may not demand that gun owners with expired licenses immediately hand in their firearms.



Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:12:19 GMT


Zille obtains interdict against Public Protector

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille obtained an urgent interdict against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the Speaker of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature, not to act against her at this stage regarding her controversial tweets on colonialism. Mkhwebane, in her report issued last month, directed that the Speaker, Sharna Fernandez, had to take action against Zille within 30 days.



Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:56:42 GMT


.com | Deputy NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba to fight leave to appeal application

Deputy NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba is back at work and she intends to fight back when the General Council of the Bar of South Africa applies for leave to appeal a ruling that paved the way for her return. The Supreme Court of Appeal overturned a ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that she and colleague Lawrence Mrwebi be struck from the roll of advocates.



Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:12:37 GMT


.com | Hammanskraal hospital tells SAHRC that it hasn't had to treat any cholera patients

Jubilee District Hospital in Hammanskraal says it has not had to treat any cases of cholera, or seen an increase in the number of patients who have diarrhea. This is despite the fact that residents in the north of Pretoria have complained about the water in the area, alleging that it could be contaminated with cholera because of its colour and smell.



Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:12:36 GMT


Case against Captain KGB is politically driven, court hears

The attorney of former crime intelligence officer, Mpesi Makhanya took the stand at the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court and testified that he believes the case against Morris Tshabalala was politically motivated. Makhanya testified on Tuesday that he received a call from the suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate investigator who was the investigating officer in the case against Tshabalala.



Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:45:21 GMT


Nene opposes Udm bid to force him to sack Pic Ceo

The UDM had given Minister Nhlanhla Nene a two-day ultimatum on May 29 to suspend PIC boss Dan Matjila, pending an investigation, or face legal action. Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene is reportedly opposing the United Democratic Movement's demand to immediately suspend the head of the Public Investment Corporation because his department is already investigating the state-owned institution.



Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:55:33 GMT


Eight life terms for Mozambican sex predator

A Mozambican citizen who raped four young girls aged 7 to 15 was not only a disgrace to his family and the community, but also to all men. Judge J Ratshivumo, sitting in the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, said he could not understand how Raul Balele, 47, a father of five, preyed on young children while he had a wife and girlfriends of his own.



Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:45:55 GMT
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, also known as Madiba, was born 18 Jul 1918 in South Africa


Educated at University College of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand and qualified in law in 1942.


Imprisoned for fighting for equal rights for all sons and daughters of South Africa from 1962 to 1990


Nobel Prize for Peace in 1993, he shared this prize with FW De Klerk


President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999


Sources: Nobel Prize Institute and Wikipedia.