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Team News24 10h
Malema says their fight is not for Busisiwe Mkhwebane but for the office she holds. ()
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Team News24 10h
WATCH: EFF leader Julius Malema addresses crowd who have been outside during proceedings in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. ()
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Court has adjourned.EFF leadership addressing its members, who have been waiting all day. ()
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Team News24 11h
Dhlamini says their names were taken, funds were released from government - dairy project was functional but they were not getting any money from it. "The promises that were made that we would be taken to India did not happen," he says. ()
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Team News24 12h
Julius Malema is expected to address the crowd after court proceedings. ()
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Team News24 12h
WATCH: EFF members have been at it since morning. It is now 15:15. Gordhan’s application still being argued inside. ()
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Team News24 12h
Adv Gcabashe: Do you know what happened to the promise that you would be trained in India? Dhlamini: Yes, I do Gcabashe: Please explain to the chairman Dhlamini: Mr Zwane, instead of taking the farmers he took his choir to india... ()
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Team News24 12h
Adv Gcabashe: In 2012/2013 did they indicate where the dairy cows that the beneficiaries would buy would be kept? Dhlamini: Yes, we were told they would be kept where there would be a dairy project. ()
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Team News24 13h
Dhlamini says beneficiaries were promised 10 cows each. They were told that the cows would be taken to a dairy farm where the milking project will happen. Those who owned red meat cows were told to sell them and buy cows that produced dairy. ()
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Team News24 13h
back from lunch adjournment. Dhlamini, one of the beneficiaries of the Vrede dairy project is still testifying. ()
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Team News24 14h
adjourns for lunch. Back at 14:00. ()
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Team News24 14h
Beneficiaries previously told PP of how they had been promised trips to India for dairy farm business training. Many Estina dairy farm beneficiaries want the project to continue, Mkhwebane hears ? shared via ()
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Team News24 14h
Dhlamini says the Vrede dairy project "sounded very good" but others were suspicious that Motaung (Mayor) was part of the project - he says the community did not like Motaung. ()
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Team News24 14h
Dhlamini tells commission that he was there when the Vrede dairy project was initiated. He says former Agriculture MEC Mosebenzi Zwane was present at the first meeting. "I know him, I even know his father," he says. ()
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Team News24 15h
Asked to describe the environment of Vrede – Dhlamini says it is a very small township and there is a very high unemployment rate. He says people need to be creative to earn a living. ()
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Team News24 15h
Dhlamini says they spoke to the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane - they met with her twice and she also came down to Vrede to take down their statements. They also met with the Hawks. ()
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Team News24 15h
hears testimony from one of the beneficiaries of the Vrede dairy project Ephraim Dlamini. ()
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WATCH: More footage emerging from earlier clashes at the Westville campus. (Supplied) ()
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Team News24 16h
PICS: Activity outside North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. ()
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Team News24 17h
EFF President Julius Malema and Deputy,Floyd Shivambu, have arrived. ()
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