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Patriotic Alliance aims to unseat DA
Neither their leaders' criminal records, nor the gang affiliation of prominent members will deter political newcomers the Patriotic Alliance from pursuing their ambitious plan to unseat the DA in the Western Cape.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Ex-gang boss Staggie joins political party
Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie has signed up as a member of the just-launched party, the Patriotic Alliance, says its president and ex-convict Gayton McKenzie.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Gang links to new parties
Controversy surrounds a new political party, the Patriotic Alliance, which not only has convicted fraudsters-turned-businessmen Gayton McKenzie and Kenny Kunene at the helm, but is accused of featuring prominent gangsters in its ranks and is even engaged in an unseemly spat over the recruitment of convicted gang leader Rashied Staggie to its ranks.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Mail & Guardian
No sushi for Kenny Kunene's new party
The noise is not just going to come from Julius Malema in the run-up to next year's national elections.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Last-minute bid to stop march
The City of Cape Town is braced for "unprecedented levels of violence" in the central city should a planned but illegal march of thousands take place on Friday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Washington Post
Namibian Study Shows Tuna Catch Plunges on Oil Exploration
Oil and gas exploration in Namibia's southern waters has slashed the nation's tuna catch, according to a study commissioned by the government.
Pioneer Foods to spin off poultry unit
Pioneer Foods Ltd., South Africa's second-largest food producer by value, said it would spin off its poultry business within 12 months after it wrote down the unit's value by 232 million rand .
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Cape Town Gig Guide - November 22, 2013
9pm. R80. Tel: 023 348 7200. lThe Jazzy Project at The Crypt, under St George's Cathedral, Wale St. 8pm to 11pm.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
South African magazine industry ready for 2013 Mpasa Pica Awards
The who's who and the creme de la creme of the South African magazine industry is ready for one of the annual highlights on the calendar, with the "Oscars" of SA magazine publishing taking place tonight .
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Striking workers set farm alight
At Sandrivier farm on Monday morning, which lies on the R45 between Paarl and Malmesbury, manager Stephan Strauss reported that striking workers had set alight a farm truck, and then fields.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Strikes begin on four Cape farms
This comes after weeks of threats by the Black Association of the Wine and Spirit Industry and the Agricultural Workers Union of South Africa that workers would strike.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
South Africa: Problems With Home Affairs Program to Make It Easier for Zimbabweans to Work
In 2010, the Department of Home Affairs formulated an easier and quicker way for Zimbabweans to obtain their work permits and stay in the country legally.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Farmers count cost of 52% wage hike
Western Cape farmers say they have suffered as a result of the 52 percent hike in minimum wages for the industry.