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Daily news update – 13 July
Advocate Teffo withdraws from Senzo Meyiwa case – blames judge, harassments. Advocate Malesela Teffo in the Pretoria High Court during the murder trial of Senzo Meyiwa, 13 June 2022, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.
Advocate Malesela Teffo on Tuesday afternoon told judge Tshifhiwa Maumela that the reason he can no longer represent four of the accused in the murder trial of Senzo Meyiwa is “because of serious allegations where you are accused number one”.
Teffo’s withdrawal as counsel for accused one to four in the Meyiwa murder case came shortly after Judge Maumela dismissed the application by Mthobisi Mncube, who claimed he was being ill-treated at the Kgosi Mampuru prison.
‘There was a process that was followed,’ says ANCWL on Bathabile Dlamini’s appointment
ANC Women’s League president Bathabile Dlamini is seen after being sentenced at the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on 1 April 2022.
The African National Congress Women’s League’s (ANCWL) National Task Team (NTT) says it cannot “unpack” what the ANC will do or not do with Bathabile Dlamini.
Addressing the media on Tuesday on the outcomes of the meeting of the NTT, which took place on Birchwood Conference Centre in Ekurhuleni on Monday, the organisation said members of the NTT, including Dlamini, were appointed by the ANC NEC.
Load shedding to be downgraded to stage 3 on Wednesday and Thursday
Citizens are battling stage four load shedding and unplanned cuts at local level.
Eskom will downgrade load shedding to stage 3, from stage 4, on Wednesday and Thursday from 5am to 4pm. Between 4pm and 12am on both days, load shedding will be implemented at stage 4 meanwhile lower stages of load shedding will then be implemented through the week, the power utility announced on Tuesday.
“Eskom anticipates lower stages of load shedding to be implemented through the weekend as some units return to service. Should anything change in the intervening period, Eskom will communicate and implement any changes as may be necessary,” said Eskom
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