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Former ANC treasurer General To Be Laid To Rest On Weekend

Johannesburg : President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday declared a Special Official Funeral Category 1 for the late Mendi Msimang, struggle stalwart and former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Msimang, 78, a recipient of the Order for Meritorious Service in Silver, passed away on Monday 3 December after an extended illness. “President Ramaphosa has declared […]

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North West Premier Reshuffles His Cabinet

The troubled North West government has made several changes to its Provincial Executive Council (PEC), with four MECs being fired as premier Job Mokgoro aims to stabilise the province. Giving an update on Thursday on the outcomes of the assessment of his provincial performance since his election on June 22, Mokgoro said that great progress […]

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Former SABC Boss To Contest For Presidency In 2019

JOHANNESBURG : Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneg has again stated that he wants to run for president. The SABC is seeking an interim order that seeks to stop its pension fund, a separate entity, from paying Motsoeneng his multi-million rand pension. The former SABC boss is embroiled in another […]

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Billiat Scores Hat Trick As Chiefs Stunned Zimamoto

Cape Town :Absa Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs beat Zimamoto 4-0 in the first-leg preliminary clash of the CAF Confederation Cup. Khama Billiat scored a hat-trick, while Kabelo Mahlaselanetted the other goal. According to the official Amakhosi website, there were quite a lot of changes compared to the Telkom Knockout semi-final loss to Orlando Pirates on Saturday, with Virgil Vries, Erick Mathoho, Daniel Cardoso, Teenage […]

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Disgraced and Villified Zuma Cries Foul About Being Dubbed Corrupt

JOHANNESBURG :Former President Jacob Zuma says his name has become synonymous with corruption due to a public and media campaign orchestrated by the National Prosecution Authority (NPA). The Star newspaper is reporting that Zuma made the claim in his affidavit filed in the Durban High Court as part of his application for a permanent stay of prosecution […]

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Parliament Committee Adopts Probe Into Claims Of State Capture At Eskom

CAPE TOWN :Parliament’s Public Enterprises committee has adopted its inquiry report into allegations of state capture and governance failures at Eskom. The reports adoption follows a lengthy inquiry into the power utility. The committee’s report says the evidence before it paints a “disturbing picture of capture and repurposing” of Eskom and calls for criminal action […]

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ESKOM Flawed Procurement Procedures To Favour Gupta Owned Company

JOHANNESBURG:The Hawks should prosecute no less than nine senior Eskom officials and the whole board of Gupta-owned Tegeta Exploration and Resources – and at least investigate two more officials, recommends the forensic investigation report into the state-owned power utility released by National Treasury on Friday. The voluminous report, one of three released, covers in minute detail Eskom’s […]

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EFF Arrives At Brooklyn Police Station To Open A Case Against Gordhan

PRETORIA: The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is headed to the Brooklyn Police Station on Tuesday morning to lay criminal charges against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. The party wants Gordhan to be prosecuted for corruption, money laundering, fraud and racketeering, among other charges. The move comes less than 24 hours after Gordhan laid a complaint with […]