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2017-09-20 Euthanasia Back in Courts As Doctor Fights for Right to Die
[Daily Maverick] The right of terminally ill individuals to end their life when, and how, they choose has been a battle fought before South Africa's courts in recent years. An application launched at the South Gauteng High Court has now brought the issue into the spotlight once more. At the heart of the matter: a Johannesburg doctor and patient duo arguing for the right to undergo physician-assisted euthanasia lawfully.

2017-09-20 Man Rearrested After Shooting Same Person Twice
[News24Wire] A man is expected to appear at the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Wednesday after he was rearrested for shooting the same victim on two different occasions, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.

2017-09-20 Rockfall Kills Two Miners
[News24Wire] Two miners died when a rock fell on their heads while drilling in shaft 12 of Impala Platinum's Rustenburg mine on Tuesday morning, the mine said.

2017-09-20 Woman Jailed for Killing 18-Year-Old Mother, Stealing Child
[News24Wire] The Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday sentenced a 22-year-old woman to 25 years imprisonment for strangling an 18-year-old mother to death and presenting the mother's child as her own, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

2017-09-20 Former AU Chair Calls for Transformation in Funeral Industry
[News24Wire] Former African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for radical economic transformation in the funeral industry sector.

2017-09-20 Grace Mugabe Saga - Zimbabwe Embassy Takes On Lobby Group
[News24Wire] Should Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe be served court papers at the Zimbabwean embassy in South Africa or in person in her home country?

2017-09-19 No Cure for Man Who Allegedly Contracted Disease from Blood Transfusion
[News24Wire] A 69-year-old Durban man is suing the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) for about R24m after he contracted a debilitating, terminal disease from tainted blood.

2017-09-19 Is This the Final Stretch in the Pistorius Case?
[News24Wire] Oscar Pistorius' legal team will face the State again in the appeal court in November, in what could be the final stretch in a marathon three-year battle to keep him behind bars.

2017-09-20 Sasfin to Review Its Future Engagement With KPMG
[Sasfin Holdings Group] Sasfin will be changing its Independent Sponsor from KPMG Services (Pty) Ltd to Deloitte & Touche Sponsor Services (Pty) Ltd, effective as of Tuesday, 19 September 2017. This decision was made to ensure a separation of the role of external joint auditor to the Sasfin Holdings Limited Group with that of Independent Sponsor.

2017-09-20 Antiretrovirals for Pupils After Being Injected at School
[News24Wire] At least 28 Gauteng school pupils had to receive urgent antiretroviral treatment as a precaution after three grade 4 pupils pricked them with syringes last week, the Gauteng department of education said on Wednesday.

2017-09-20 Bogus Doctor Held for Fraud
[SAnews.gov.za] A bogus doctor was arrested in Soweto for allegedly issuing fake medical certificates to motorists seeking to apply for public drivers' permits.

2017-09-20 Moyane Is Desperate About the KPMG 'Rogue Unit' Report, and He Has Good Reason to Be
[Daily Maverick] On Monday, tax boss Tom Moyane tried to wring the neck of the bird he once forced to sing. His carefully built house of cards had caved in on Friday when KPMG dramatically withdrew their report produced in the #SARSWars saga. Moyane retaliated, threatening KPMG with legal action, and absurdly claimed that the KPMG report stands in law because the tax man paid for the report, no matter what the authors say, or what the truth is. Desperate much?

2017-09-20 KPMG's Opportunity for Authentic Action
[Daily Maverick] While the KPMG saga unfolds, the picture of the non-existent "SARS Rogue Unit" becomes clearer as a result of what was not (as opposed to what was) reflected in their report.

2017-09-20 What KPMG's Gupta Imbroglio Says About Corruption in South Africa
[The Conversation Africa] As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the CEO and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy firm KMPG in South Africa have resigned is a welcome development.

2017-09-20 Declassified - Apartheid Profits - Who Killed Dulcie September?
[Daily Maverick] This is number eight in the Open Secrets' series, Declassified: Apartheid Profits. While researching the recently published book Apartheid Guns and Money: A Tale of Profit, Open Secrets collected approximately 40,000 archival documents from 25 archives in seven countries. This treasure trove contains damning details of the individuals and corporations that propped up apartheid and profited in return. OPEN SECRETS believes that it is vital to allow the public to scrutinise the primary evidence. Last week we

2017-09-20 Man Arrested for Allegedly Raping Girl, 8, Over 4 Years
[News24Wire] A Durbanville man accused of raping an 8-year-old girl over a period of four years is expected in the Bellville Magistrates Court this week.

2017-09-19 North West Health On Graduated Nurses
[Govt of SA] A total of 336 nursing students from a government administered North West Nursing College campuses in Mmabatho and Klerksdorp graduated at a glittering ceremony on Friday, 15 September 2017 at Mmabatho Convention Center. The graduation marks yet another successful initiative by the Department of Health to address shortage of health professionals.

2017-09-19 Wanted - Suspects in U.S.$675,000 Heist
[News24Wire] The directorate for priority crime investigation (Hawks) are seeking the help of the public to nab suspects involved in a R9 million heist in Kuruman in the Northern Cape.

2017-09-19 Search On for New Police Unit Chief
[SAnews.gov.za] Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says he will embark on a process to fill the permanent vacancy at the head of Hawks.

2017-09-19 #DataMustFall - Picketers Call for Cellphone Companies to Ring in Changes
[News24Wire] Right2Know has led pickets outside the four major telecommunications companies in Gauteng on Tuesday, demanding affordable voice and data costs for South Africans.

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