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Dennis George dismissed from Fedusa – NEWPAPER24

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2019-05-17 16:41:00


JOHANNESBURG – Former secretary common of the Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) Dennis George has been dismissed.

George is alleged to have acquired Ayo Expertise shares by way of his firm at a considerably decreased fee.

He was suspended from Fedusa in February because the PIC’s questionable R4,3-billion funding in Ayo was scrutinised on the PIC Inquiry.

READ: Fedusa suspends Dennis George over Ayo scandal

President of Fedusa Godfrey Selematsela acknowledged that any solutions of impropriety on its behalf are inaccurate and untested.

George has acknowledged he’ll talk additional by way of his authorized illustration.

A last forensic report into the matter might be launched on the finish of Might.

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1 lifeless, 5 injured as automobile crashes into Maritzburg river – NEWPAPER24

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2019-05-21 10:19:09

A lady was killed and 5 different individuals injured on Tuesday morning when a automobile plunged into the Duzi River off Business Highway in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. 

In keeping with an announcement by ER24, paramedics have been referred to as to the scene shortly after 04:15, solely to search out the SAPS search-and-rescue companies already in attendance.

“A light-weight motorized vehicle was discovered in the midst of the river, with three of the occupants discovered seated on the banks,” the assertion learn. 

Search-and-rescue companies and ER24 medics acquired into the river to retrieve three different individuals who had additionally been within the car.

“As soon as retrieved, paramedics discovered {that a} girl, believed to be in her 20s, had already succumbed to her accidents. Nothing might be completed for her and she or he was declared lifeless.” 

5 different individuals sustained reasonable accidents.

They have been handled after which transported to close by hospitals for additional care.

“The main points surrounding this incident should not but identified, however native authorities have been on the scene for additional investigations,” the assertion learn. 

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Angola to re-bury physique of insurgent chief Savimbi – NEWPAPER24

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2019-05-21 09:17:36

The exhumed physique of Angolan insurgent chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in 2002, shall be reburied in his hometown subsequent month, authorities mentioned after DNA assessments confirmed the id of the stays.

The charismatic warlord, who fought Angola’s socialist authorities in a 27-year civil battle, was killed in a battle towards the Individuals’s Motion for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) forces on February 22, 2002.

His dying paved the way in which for a peace deal that introduced an finish to one in every of Africa’s longest and bloodiest conflicts, which erupted after independence from Portugal in 1975.

He was buried the day after he died in Angola’s jap Moxico province.

Six weeks after his dying, his Unita motion signed a peace treaty with the MPLA authorities.

DNA assessments, carried out by laboratories in South Africa, Argentina, Portugal and Angola, confirmed that the physique was Savimbi’s.

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“All assessments agree,” Minister of State Pedro Sebastiao advised reporters on Monday.

The insurgent chief shall be re-buried in his hometown Lopitanga on June 1.

“It’s a reduction to know that it’s his physique, and that we’ll deliver him again the place he wished to be buried,” one in every of his sons, Alleluia Sakaita-Savimbi, advised Newpaper24.

Unita has campaigned for Savimbi to be given a dignified funeral, and President Joao Lourenco final 12 months arrange a fee to exhume and rebury his stays.

Lourenco got here to energy in 2017 as head of the MPLA get together, succeeding Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who dominated for 38 years.

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Asamoah Gyan quits Ghana nationwide staff over captaincy – NEWPAPER24

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Asamoah Gyan quits Ghana nationwide staff over captaincy

2019-05-21 08:38:15

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan scored 51 objectives in 106 appearances for the Black Stars

Ghana’s all-time main goal-scorer Asamoah Gyan has retired from worldwide soccer a month earlier than the beginning of the Africa Cup of Nations.

His resolution comes as he was changed as Ghana captain, with Andre Ayew prone to be given the function in Egypt.

“If the choice of the coach is to present captaincy of the event to a different participant whereas I’m named within the staff (squad) of the event, I want to recuse myself from the event,” Gyan stated in a press release.

“I additionally want to retire from the nationwide staff completely.”

Gyan has not featured for the facet since September 2017 after persistent damage issues and has additionally battled for game-time together with his Turkish membership Kayserispor.

The 33-year-old netted 51 objectives in 106 worldwide appearances, each Ghana nationwide staff information, which incorporates scoring at six consecutive Nations Cup finals, in addition to three World Cups between 2006 and 2014.

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