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It's understood the mother of the baby were sitting in a taxi with the suspect at Mtubatuba taxi rank last Friday, when the suspect asked the mother to buy airtime for her while she stayed with the baby. TTM
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EWN Reporter 3m
A KwaZulu-Natal woman accused of a newborn baby has been arrested. TTM
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EWN Reporter 3h
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Judge Zondo says tomorrow he will deal first with Lynne Brown's application to cross-examine witnesses(remember she has not yet been implicated) and rest if the program for the coming week. Commission adjourned to tomorrow BD
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EWN Reporter 3h
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Kaufmann further explains that it is important that systems are put in place to protect whistleblowers and also heavy sanctions and jail terms for those found to be in breach. Dr Kaufmann is excused. Commission adjourned until tomorrow at 10am BD
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EWN Reporter 3h
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Kaufmann says that governments work on basis of influence, hence the are lobbyists, funding of parties. However says the needs to be stringent checks in place to ensure no one has impunity. BD
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EWN Reporter 3h
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Kaufmann says that the appointment of board members on SOE's needs to be transparent to water down the prospect that one person or entity has undue influence. BD
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Kaufmann says that influence about whom should be in high positions of power in cabinet or government is a form of state capture. Not just financial incentives qualify. BD
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EWN Reporter 4h
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Dr Kaufmann says there's no one right answer on what needs to be done to fight state capture. Solution needs to be home grown. Identify where it happened and how. Work from there BD
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EWN Reporter 4h
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Kaufmann details more of how new democracies are more susceptible to being captured as there's chaos, new laws are formulated, new government takes over. Vulnerable to elites or firms to try influence direction BD
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EWN Reporter 4h
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Kaufmann says the undermining of key government institutions takes place during state capture. He says they are usually weakened BD
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EWN Reporter 4h
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Premier Winde says he’s humbled and privileged by the DA’s decision. “There’s a lot to be done out there in the Western Cape.” LD
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EWN Reporter 4h
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Maimane says Madikizela has pledged his unequivocal support to Winde. LD
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[BREAKING] Alan Winde is DA candidate for Western Cape premier.
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DAPremier Maimane: This province is not perfect. Crime is worrying. There’s a lot of work that needs to be done. LD
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Maimane: Unemployment is lowest in the Western Cape. Province is in an economic boom. LD
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Maimane: The Western Cape has demonstrated it can bring about change and improve business confidence. LD
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DAPremier DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the Western Cape demonstrates that where it governs it stands head and shoulders above others in service delivery. LD
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EWN Reporter 5h
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DA provincial leader Bonginkosi Madikizela absent. On his way from the airport. LD
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EWN Reporter 5h
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Dr Kaufmann state capture works because it has many enablers, it's not between only two parties . BD
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EWN Reporter 5h
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Dan Plato (right) to be confirmed as new Cape Town mayor. Next to him, Alan Winde who’s in the running to be Western Cape premier candidate. LD
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