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Troubled ANC Refers Controversial Candidate List To Governement

JOHANNESBURG : The African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee (NEC) says its list of candidates for Parliament and provincial legislatures has been referred to the integrity commission for review. The move follows criticism from members of the public and the ANC elders for including some individuals who are alleged to be involve in the […]

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Ramaphosa Criticised Zuma’s Administration As ANC Turns 107 Years Old

PORT SHEPSTONE – President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a broad swipe at former President Jacob Zuma’s governance of the state while reflecting on how the country has been rescued from a downward spiral. Ramaphosa was addressing a community meeting in the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal after visiting several areas throughout the day. The ruling […]

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Lesufi Says All Has Been Done To Ensure That A Smooth Start To The First Day Of School

MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi has confirmed that Schools in Gauteng reopens tomorrow, 9 January 2019, saying that all has been done to ensure that a smooth start to the first day of school and that learning and teaching will commence without any disruptions. On Tuesday Lesufi briefed members of the media regarding the admissions […]

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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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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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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 […]