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2018-09-30 09:37

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Inside the Dros rape horror 

As details of the alleged perpetrator and the harrowing rape of a six-year-old girl emerges, Nicholas Ninow’s colleagues and friends express shock while civil society organisations call for the maximum penalty. City Press’ sister newspaper Rapport takes a look at what happened that day as a naked Ninow fled from the women’s bathroom to the men’s toilet.

Read the full story here: Dros Rape Horror

Transnet wants former bosses to pay back the money

After Transnet’s move to institute civil proceedings against its former chief executive, Siyabonga Gama, the parastatal is now getting ready to sue Brian Molefe and Anoj Singh - as well as Gupta lackey Salim Essa - in a bid to recoup the R15 billion it lost in the deal for 1 064 locomotives.

Maimane’s mysterious nomination haunts DA

The search for who informed on Mmusi Maimane’s premiership aspirations continues amid calls by the provincial head to stop the ‘wich-hunt’, this despite concerns about Western Cape nominee Alan Winde.

PAC leader a ‘sex pest’

Narius Moloto is at the centre of a sexual harassment scandal after a 23-year-old woman alleged that he sent her pornographic messages and solicited sex in exchange for a permanent job. 

Another scandal hits arts funding body

Already making headlines after the a forensic investigation into alleged irregular and corrupt practices at the state’s National Arts Council, the funding body is facing fresh claims of irregularly awarding R500 000 to the Macufe Homebrew programme. 

Why students commit suicide

In the past month two University of Johannesburg students committed suicide while another Wits student died after jumping off a building in Braamfontein. This week, a Pretoria University student also took his life. City Press finds out why our students are resorting to such drastic measures. 

Villagers refuse to give up amid claims government holding community hostage 

The residents of Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape believe that the government is punishing them and denying them essential services to force them to relent and agree to a titanium mine to be built in the area.

Gear up to learn Swahili 

You had better start practicing how to say hello (sawa) and how are you (habari yako) in Swahili as these Kiswahili words make its way into our school curriculum in 2020.  

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