Senzo Mchunu gives explosive details on KZN killings

The manipulation of how councillors are selected stoked political violence in KwaZulu-Natal, said former provincial premier and ANC chairperson Senzo Mchunu. Mchunu, who was fired as premier after losing the November 2015 elective conference to current chairperson Sihle Zikalala, made the explosive disclosures at the Moerane Commission into political killings in KwaZulu-Natal. The elective conference […]
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Scopa to call KPMG to parliament over SARS ‘rogue unit’ retraction

Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Sopa) will call KPMG to appear before parliament to account on its conduct regarding the SA Revenue Service (SARS) ‘rogue unit’ report and the subsequent withdrawal of some parts of this report, it said in a statement on Monday. Scopa’s ANC study group whip Mnyamezeli Booi said: “KPMG must […]
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Can we believe this: ‘I didn’t conspire with Zuma’ – Mkhwebane

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied conspiring with the presidency and State Security Agency‚ saying her office remains independent. In papers filed in the High Court in Pretoria‚ the Reserve Bank accused Mkhwebane of meeting with President Jacob Zuma’s office and the State Security Agency before releasing her report on missing apartheid funds. The report […]
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Zuma won’t let Public Protector dictate to him on #StateCapture inquiry

Pretoria – Jacob Zuma will not be dictated to by the Public Protector, or any other State functionary, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Tuesday. “One of the points we raise is that the remedial action [prescribed by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela] is telling the president [Zuma] that he has no discretion on […]
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ANC KZN leaders to appeal court ruling that its 2015 election was ‘unlawful and void’

The ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal leadership will appeal against this morning’s high court ruling that the outcome of the November 2015 provincial conference, which elected it, is unlawful. Mdumiseni Ntuli, spokesperson for the provincial executive committee, said in brief interview on the steps of the high court in Pietermaritzburg that the committee would file a notice of […]
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Public protector vows to ‘set the record straight’ on Reserve Bank allegations.

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will file court papers to “set the record straight” in response to an affidavit submitted by the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) on Monday which alleges Mkhwebane plotted with the presidency and the State Security Agency (SSA) to change the constitutional mandate of the bank. Cleopatra Mosana, the spokesperson for the […]
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Don’t be glib about privacy rights

Even though a fart can only be smelt and not seen, most of us prefer doing it in private. The same goes for many bodily functions and activities: taking a quick private glance at a soiled tissue before chucking it, having sex in the privacy of an enclosed space or crying alone, perhaps occasioned by […]
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Cyril Ramaphosa’s leaked emails: Echoes of apartheid-era dirty tricks

A routine smear. This is the view of the overwhelming majority of commentators and analysts about last weekend’s “revelations” in the Sunday Independent that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was a serial womaniser. The commentariat can expect more such smears. They will come against more than one candidate running for the presidency of the governing ANC […]
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‘You can’t be loved by everyone’ – Kunene on Twitter criticism of shooting

Kenny Kunene has brushed off criticism on social media over the alleged hit against him. “Maybe they wanted me to die, but whatever people are saying, you can’t be loved by everyone. It is by the grace of God that I am alive today,” Kunene told News24 on Wednesday morning. Kunene was shot at in […]
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A new twist in the Political Party’s view about Zuma

In theory, a President can do extraordinary things and still remain in office in South Africa, duelling parties agreed in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday during eight hours of argument. A conviction for murder, as long as the sentence is suspended, would not automatically disbar a President, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng suggested. Similarly, a conviction […]
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