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Steinhoff suspends former Chief Financial Officer Ben La Grange and ex-director Stehan Grobler; A former high school assistant coach has pleaded guilty to 144 charges of sexual assault; and Faf de Klerk is quite firmly bedded down again as South Africa’s premier scrumhalf.

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State Capture Inquiry: Mcebisi Jonas to take stand on Friday

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas will be next on the stand when the commission of inquiry into state capture resumes on Friday.

Jesse Kriel 'amazes' Bulls forwards coach

The Blue Bulls have welcomed back Springbok centre Jesse Kriel as they prepare for Saturday’s Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Durban.

SABC to screen English Premiership matches LIVE!

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will begin screening live English Premier League matches from this weekend, the public broadcaster has confirmed.

Toddler survived a week among decomposing bodies

The 2-year-old KwaZulu-Natal child who was found in a home with the decomposing bodies of her family members over the weekend was allegedly confined to the house for a week before being found.

Bok scrumhalves: Rassie’s head-scratcher

You could almost call it “official” ... Faf de Klerk is quite firmly bedded down again as South Africa’s premier scrumhalf.

ANC commits to protect property rights in 'historic' meeting with AgriSA

The ANC has committed to defend property rights and is clearly concerned about the impact talk of expropriation without compensation is having on the economy and investor sentiment, says Omri van Zyl, CEO of AgriSA.

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Please explain R500 000 for ministers' braai areas - Scopa

South Africans cannot be expected to pay R500 000 in taxes towards braai areas at ministerial homes, Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts has said - this after reports that the department of public works spent half a million on such facilities at three ministerial houses in Cape Town. 

Former Parktown Boys High water polo assistant coach pleads guilty to 144 charges

A former Parktown Boys High School assistant water polo coach has pleaded guilty to 144 charges of sexual assault acts on young school boys on the school's premises.

Steinhoff suspends ex-CFO Ben La Grange amid accounts probe

Steinhoff International Holdings has suspended former Chief Financial Officer Ben La Grange and ex-director Stehan Grobler in the first action taken against executives by the company as part of an ongoing investigation into the retailer’s finances following an accounting scandal.

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