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Eben Etzebeth case: Community leader says the courts, not SA Rugby, will have final say | News24

SA Rugby's internal investigation has cleared Eben Etzebeth on both counts of alleged racism and assault.A community leader assisting the four complainants says the courts will have the final say.Etzebeth's lawyer says they welcome SARU's decision, and added that their stance "has not changed".An internal SA Rugby investigation has cleared Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth of…

Norma Gigaba threatens urgent legal action against the Hawks if they don’t return her devices | News24

Norma Gigaba arrives at the Hatfield Magistrates Court with her legal team. Phill Magakoe, Gallo Images The Hawks seized Norma Gigaba's devices as part of a criminal investigation into allegedly insulting text messages sent to an unidentified man.This was revealed in a letter she sent via her lawyer, Victor Nkhwashu, to Hawks head Lieutenant-General Godfrey…

Cape Town school SACS hit by discrimination claims from former pupils | News24

SACS High School. (SACS, Facebook) Former pupils of South African College Schools in Cape Town have written of allegations of institutionalised racism and discrimination.They are calling for the school governing body to be disbanded for allegedly failing to address the matter.This follows wide-ranging claims of a similar nature at dozens of former model C schools…

WATCH | Illegal Durban beachgoers flee from authorities | News24

Beachgoers flee from the authorities at a Durban beach. (What's on Durban, Facebook) A video of beachgoers fleeing authorities went viral over the weekend.The eThekwini municipality has warned the public that beaches are still a no-go.Some Durban beaches have had people flock to it during the pristine winter days, despite Covid-19.The eThekwini Municipality has called…

Politicians’ friends, family doing business with the state undermines public confidence

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation. President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned those profiteering from corruption during the Covid-19 pandemic.In his weekly newsletter, Ramaphosa said the government would also deal with entrenched patronage networks. He added that multi-disciplinary units need to be established to deal with corruption.President Cyril Ramaphosa said while not all business between the state and…

US stocks open higher to start the month

Markets look into psyche of the country: Market expertKaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum and James Madison Institute Tech and Innovation Center Director Andrea O'Sullivan discuss the coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming election's impact on the markets and how tech stocks are booming.U.S. stocks rose on Monday, as investors weighed halting steps toward a new…

Delta plane returns to gate to eject 2 passengers without face masks

Delta Air Lines says two passengers were removed from a flight after refusing to wear masks on board.Delta's Flight 1227 was about to take off from Detroit for Atlanta on July 23 but turned back to the gate, a company representative told The Hill and CNN.The airline said the two customers "were noncompliant with crew…

U.S. Stocks Climb Amid Virus Concerns: Live Updates

A Google sign is shown at one of the company's office complexes in Irvine, California.Credit...Mike Blake/ReutersWebsites publishing coronavirus-related misinformation are being supported financially by tapping into internet advertising networks owned by Google and Amazon, according to a new Oxford University study.Google and Amazon operate two of the world’s largest internet advertising networks and serve as…

Google Pay to launch digital bank accounts in 2021

Late last year, we heard our first inklings that Google was looking to get deeper into the financial world by partnering directly with banks. Today, Google and their first bank partners are announcing the arrival of digital bank accounts in Google Pay. This morning, eight banks in the US, including BBVA and BMO, have announced…

U.S. labor market is weakening, Fed’s Kaplan says

The Fed Published: Aug. 3, 2020 at 11:22 a.m. ET Dallas Fed President now sees jobless rate in 9%-10% range at end of the year Dalllas Fed President Robert Kaplan said it was important that the public wear masks to help curtail the pandemic. Bloomberg The expected rebound this quarter “is more muted” than expected…

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