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Mark Boucher to co-operate fully with SJN following Paul Adams’ testimony

Independent online (SA) 30 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG – Mark Boucher said he will “co-operate fully” with the Social Justice and Nation Building project after it was alleged he was among a group of Proteas players, who racially discriminated against a teammate in his playing days.

SJN Hearings: Cricket South Africa’s very valuable exercise an example for the country

Independent online (SA) 29 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG - THE Social Justice and Nation Building project has revealed some truly depressing and disgraceful home truths about cricket in South Africa. It’s been a very forthright exercise ... He’s probably right too, but Cricket SA, also, at some point, needed to draw a line under the project ... ALSO READ ... ALSO READ ... This stuff happens ... ALSO READ.

Farrell seals Lions' victory in bruising battle with Springboks

Urdu Point 24 Jul 2021
The first Test took place after a drama-stacked build-up that began from the moment the jet carrying the Lions touched down in Johannesburg on June 28 ... When the Lions moved south to Cape Town, looting and arson broke out in Johannesburg and Indian Ocean port city Durban after ...

SJN Hearings: Paul Adams scared of being victimised

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG - Paul Adams told the Social Justice and Nation Building hearings, that while its process was crucial for South African cricket, he had still been concerned about testifying ... ALSO READ. SJN Hearings ... ALSO READ ... “This process can only be for the betterment of the game, we are not here to break it down, we are here to build,” said Adams.

Former police boss Phahlane dismisses ’baseless’ allegations against him at Zondo inquiry

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
He stated that Phahlane found that McBride was behind the video clip showing his wife under attack in Johannesburg and forwarded it to O’Sullivan. Eksteen said it was in November 2016 that Phahlane was informed by a building contractor that he was approached by people conducting a ...

SJN Hearings: Graeme Smith’s contract as director of cricket is ’unlawful’ says Omphile Ramela

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG – Omphile Ramela told the Social Justice and Nation Building hearings that Graeme Smith’s appointment as Cricket SA’s Director of Cricket reflected a system in the sport that “bends over backwards for white people” ... Meanwhile, the SJN’s ombudsman, Adv ... ALSO READ. SJN Hearings. Paul Adams scared of being victimised ... ALSO READ. SJN Hearings.

Furniture, building material looted from Soweto taken to Mozambique

Independent online (SA) 21 Jul 2021
Johannesburg - A man has been arrested after he was found building a house with looted material stolen during the recent civil unrest that saw shops and malls gutted by looters ... His shack, he said, was searched, and various items, which included building material, furniture and food, were found.

Yes, our democracy held, but now we need a new vision

Business Day 19 Jul 2021
Reports were coming through not only of  attacks on trucks on the N3 highway but also — from a business I help manage in central Johannesburg — of attacks on our buildings and attempts to loot shops, especially those operated by foreign nationals ... But if the centre is to hold in the longer term we need to build a different society.

Ethy Mbhalati becomes second player to tell SJN he wants match fixing investigation to be re-opened

Independent online (SA) 19 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG – Ethy Mbhalati told the Social Justice and Nation Building hearing that he wanted to have the investigation into the 2015/16 match fixing saga re-opened and investigated by “independent people”. Mbhalati was one of seven players who received various degrees of punishment for their involvement in the match-fixing affair ... ALSO READ.

It’s a lonely world for South Africa’s black cricketers

Independent online (SA) 18 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG - Black cricketers endured, and suffered with that loneliness. The Social Justice and Nation-building hearings, being chaired by Adv Dumisa Ntsebeza, last week heard painful testimonies from black players who’d donned the Proteas jersey. “There was no one to talk to in the camp. You’re stuck by yourself in your hotel room ... ALSO READ.

AngloGold seeks to buy rest of Corvus to drive US projects

Beijing News 14 Jul 2021
AngloGold, which already owns 19.5% of Corvus, is pursuing the takeover as part of its strategy to grow reserves and build low-cost production, the Johannesburg-based firm said Tuesday in a statement ... AngloGold's stock closed 2.7% higher in Johannesburg.

Explainer-Why violence is engulfing South Africa

Yahoo Daily News 14 Jul 2021
Fire burns at a building on Queen Nandi Drive as seen from the suburbs of Durban ... JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Days of riots and looting in South Africa have left more than 70 people dead, hurt thousands of businesses and damaged major infrastructure in some of the worst civil unrest ...

SJN Hearings: Black players deserve the same chances as their white counterparts, says Aaron Phangiso

Independent online (SA) 13 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG – Aaron Phangiso told Cricket SA’s Social Justice and Nation Building inquiry that young black players in South African cricket have been let down by black officials who occupied senior positions in the sport ... ALSO READ. SJN Hearings ... ALSO READ ... Social Justice and Nation-Building hearings give CSA opportunity to address past failures.

Zuma jailed: Arrests as protests spread in South Africa

Yahoo Daily News 12 Jul 2021
But police now say criminals are taking advantage of the chaos, which spread from his home province of KwaZulu-Natal to Johannesburg, in Gauteng ... On Sunday, protesters armed with sticks, golf clubs and branches were seen marching through Johannesburg's central business district ... Images showed buildings and cars on fire.

S.Africa faces fourth day of unrest after Zuma jailing

Arab News 12 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG. Buildings were set on fire and properties looted in South Africa on Monday as unrest sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma last week continued for a fourth day ... Police said some sections of a major road in Johannesburg had been closed because of the protests.