Neo Thale
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29 Jun 2021
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Daily news update: ANC assaulter gets councillor nod, Zizi Kodwa generous ‘friend’

Neo Thale

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ANC branch secretary in Inner City Zone 12 Thabang Setona kicks a female Black Land First (BLF) member outside Luthuli House on 5 February 2018 in Johannesburg. Picture: Gallo Images/Sowetan/Alon Skuy

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ANC leader who kicked woman nominated to become Joburg councillor

ANC branch secretary in Inner City Zone 12 Thabang Setona kicks a female Black Land First (BLF) member outside Luthuli House on 5 February 2018 in Johannesburg

ANC branch secretary in Inner City Zone 12 Thabang Setona kicks a female Black Land First (BLF) member outside Luthuli House on 5 February 2018 in Johannesburg. Picture: Gallo Images/Sowetan/Alon Skuy

The ANC branch leader sentenced for kicking a woman outside Luthuli House during a 2018 protest has been nominated to be an ANC ward councillor in ward 62 in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.

New regulations could see Malema and EFF imprisoned

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Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Picture: Gallo Images

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has gazetted the new regulations following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address on Sunday.

Kodwa got ‘flexible’ R1m loan from friend, but denies corruption

Zizi Kodwa

Former ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa. Picture: Gallo Images

Former ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa admitted to payments being made into his bank account “on his request at times” when he was going through financial difficulties.

 Ace Magashule’s battle with ANC a win-lose situation

Ace Magashule

Ace Magashule, suspended ANC secretary-general, speaks ahead of former South African president Jacob Zuma’s address following the postponement of his corruption trial outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court in KwaZulu-Natal on 26 May 2021. Picture: Phill Magakoe/AFP

ANC members suspended under the party constitution’s clause 25.70 could benefit should the high court declare it unconstitutional, but the main challenger of the clause, Ace Magashule, could still lose the matter because he had a hearing.

PICS: 5 times Thahane and Lorch hinted at a relationship

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Actress Natasha Thahane and Orlando Pirates soccer star Thembinkosi Lorch are believed to be currently on a couples getaway in Tanzania. Picture: Instagram

There’s a saying that states “hindsight is 20/20” and when it comes to Natasha Thahane and Thembinkosi Lorch’s relationship, it seems the signs were there all along.

Former Chiefs star Ekstein back on Orlando Pirates radar

Orlando Pirates-Kaizer Chiefs-Hendrick Ekstein

Hendrick Ekstein, seen here playing for Chiefs against Pirates in 2019, could be wanted by the Buccaneers. Picture: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix.

The possibility of former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Hendrick Ekstein joining Orlando Pirates is very high, with the midfielder’s stay with Azerbaijan based outfit Sabail FK in its last days, a source has revealed.