Former Eskom CEO approved R66-million deal that benefited his sister – No end to corruption

Former Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko has been found to have “personally signed off on a deviation order that allowed his stepdaughter’s company Impulse International, to score a R66m deal from Eskom without going out to tender.” Business Day reported on Thursday that they had obtained a copy of a confidential “sole source justification” memo. […]
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Apartheid blamed for political murders in KwaZulu-Natal

According to the ANC chairman in Natal, Sihle Zikalala, the recent  violence and death of political figures in the province has been attributed to apartheid  era operators. According to him, the oppression of Africans in the previous era is now the result of black on black violence taking place. Again, a so-called “third party” was […]
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Geography Lesson For ANC Voters. Azania, Here We Come!

Where the ANC thinks Azania is… Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa wants to change the name of South Africa. Mthethwa On Drive To Rename South Africa Mthethwa told party supporters during a cadre’s forum on Sunday that South Africa was not the name of the country, but just “a geographical description of where we […]
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South Africa: From Civilisation To Feralisation

In his work “Politics”, Aristotle said that man is by nature a political animal. However, the word “politics” come from the Greek word “Polis” meaning “City”. The words “Civilization” and “Urban” have Latin origins (Civis – someone living in a town and Urbanus – “of or pertaining to a city or city life). So it […]
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SANDF Not Up To Standard To Assist With Police Work

The Marikana Slaughter The Minister of Police’s request to deploy the army to assist the police in combating crime is a recognition that the police can no longer control crime in South Africa, said Dr Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus. In a parliamentary statement, Dr Groenewald said that crime was out of control. […]
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Cabinet expresses confidence in new SAA board

Newly appointed Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says Cabinet is happy with the appointment of a new board at South African Airways. Yesterday Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced the axing of former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni, who has now been replaced by Johannes Bhekumuzi Magawaza. Anglo American board chairperson Nolitha Fakude has been appointed as […]
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SASSA Unlikely To Meet Grant Payments Takeover Deadline, Says Panel

An independent panel has filed a damning first report, accusing Sassa of blocking access to information, and of failing to have a concrete plan or contingency measures in place to meet the court’s directives. Sassa CEO Pearl Bhengu (left), Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini at a media […]
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Zuma Judgment – All Eyes Now On Shaun ‘The Sheep’ Abrahams And Cyril Ramaphosa

While our Constitution is considered one of the most progressive in the world, it has glaring flaws that have allowed it to be grossly abused by a President whose actions now threaten his entire party. Or perhaps put more accurately, they threaten the moral legitimacy and fibre of an organization that once prided itself on […]
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Dudu Myeni finaly fired as SAA chair

Dudu Myeni has been removed from the board of South African Airways in what could be a range of changes made to the leadership of the embattled airline. The Mail & Guardian understands that Myeni will be replaced by businessperson JB Magwaza who has been appointed as the new board chairperson. It appears that members […]
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Sihle Zikalala: Apartheid legacy at the root of KZN killings

ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Sihle Zikalala has told the Moerane Commission into the killing of political office bearers that apartheid-era operatives must share responsibility for the current wave of political killings in the province. Zikalala, who is set to address to commission again on Friday, has argued that many of the killings are a result of […]
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