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Zuma on Parly disruptions and Is there a serial killer in Kensington?

2014 has certainly been a year of confrontation in Parliament – and President Jacob Zuma says he will not tolerate such behaviour next year. Zuma says the disruptions in Parliament by opposition Members of Parliament are "worse than dictators"...

He spoke in a pre-recorded message on SABC tv last nightsaying he will not allow any chaos in the national assembly.

We have a country here, we have authority here... There aren’t going to be people who are going to be allowed to disrupt Parliament so that the work of the nation comes to a stop. That’s not going to be allowed. It can’t happen. Otherwise there will be chaos in the country… I mean, it’s worse than dictators!

President Jacob Zuma speaking on SABC tv

EWN’s Gaye Davis tells Ray White what we should expect from Zuma 2015…

SARS Deputy Commissioner Ivan Pillay is under fire after being suspended for a second time. Reports say Pillay was handed a suspension notice on Friday - a day after the Labour Court in Johannesburg ordered that he be reinstated. Pillay and another SARS official were suspended by Commissioner Tom Moyane.

EWN Reporter Mia Lindeque….

There has been widespread speculation over whether enough people are paying for their eTolls – for the system to survive. SANRAL has indicated that it is scaling down its eToll kiosks but the question is why?

The Midday Report invited SANRAL for comment - with no luck. Wayne Duvenage from OUTA (Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance) had this to say about the latest developments…

Clearly they are having to scale down costs, the system is not even - barely paying for the collection process, let alone funding the bonds that were borrowed...

Wayne Duvenhage

Western Cape Police Commissioner Arno Lamoer says they are waiting for the autopsy results of a woman's body, which was found in Kensington last Friday. Her body was discovered near the Century City Train station. Hers is the 6th body that was found at the area this year – under similar circumstances…

EWN reporter Lauren Isaacs...

Do you have a black sheep in your family? Researchers have found that one appears in a family every 97 years on average – or one in every three generations. Clinical Psycologist Dr Eddie Woolf weighs in

Graduating foreign students from outside the European Union will have to leave Britain to apply for a fresh visa under proposed legislation being drafted by Home Secretary Theresa May. Under current law, graduating students are granted the automatic right to stay on and look for jobs. Here’s EWN’s UK Correspondent Gavin Grey


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