All is well at SABC: Spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago

The SABC and unions have entered conciliation talks at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) as strike action at the SABC continues a day ahead of the ANC elective conference. SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago has confirmed that staff members are still picketing outside the SABC but that, despite this, programmes have not been […]
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Naswreck: Bogus ANC delegates threaten conference

At least 300 ANC branches have been disqualified from attending the party’s crucial elective conference at Nasrec this weekend after failing to hold branch general meetings (BGMs) to nominate leaders. A member of the ANC dispute adjudication committee, Billy Masetlha, and numerous ANC officials confirmed this on Thursday. But several of these branches are allegedly […]
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De Lille: I’m still waiting for reasons for suspension

Suspended Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille says she is still waiting for reasons for her suspension after the ruling party in the Western Cape took action against her on Thursday, following allegations of maladministration in the City. Democratic Alliance (DA) national spokesperson Phumzile Van Dame released a media statement on Thursday officially suspending De […]
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The Sassa-Sapo grants deal: All the details revealed

Grant recipients finally have a deal that will ensure they are paid without their personal information being shared and the Post Office (Sapo) will score just over R2.2-billion a year, says the agreement between SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Sapo. The service agreement, which is the principal agreement between them, was signed in Pretoria […]
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SABC staff strike ahead of ANC elective conference

SABC employees have downed tools and taken to the streets after wage negotiations fell through between management and unions earlier this week. The national strike has the potential to seriously affect the coverage of the ANC elective conference set to kick off in two days. Both the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) […]
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ANC vote buying: Mbalula seizes R2.5-million

Police minister Fikile Mbalula has claimed his officers have intercepted R2.5-million meant to buy votes from ANC delegates attending the national conference at Nasrec. Mbalula uploaded pictures of the money accompanied by #VotesForCash on Tuesday afternoon. He has publicly backed former African Union commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to replace president Jacob Zuma in a succession […]
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Steinhoff implosion staggers SA

The collapse of Steinhoff International’s share price this week, following allegations of accounting fraud, is being described as the biggest corporate failure on the JSE so far, but it may just be the tip of the iceberg. On Thursday afternoon, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said he supported a decision by the Financial Services Board (FSB) […]
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’The old man is desperate now’, is Zuma like Bob now

With the upcoming ANC elective conference in peril, President Jacob Zuma has lobbied ANC leaders in a desperate bid for unity, confiding that he fears for his legacy. Faced with the ticking time bomb of legal challenges in its key provinces, the ANC leadership is attempting to reach political consensus to prevent court actions from […]
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Sisulu shapes up as Cyril’s Number 2

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has emerged as the favourite for the position of ANC deputy president despite Cyril Ramaphosa publicly endorsing Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor for the number two position. Although Sisulu’s presidential campaign may be flagging, she has harshly criticised the prevalent bribing of delegates, which she says has undermined the […]
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Fate of DA mayors Mashaba and Trollip rests in EFF’s hands

The leadership of two DA mayors – Nelson Mandela Bay’s Athol Trollip and Johannesburg’s Herman Mashaba – will be put to the test on Thursday when they face votes of no confidence along with their speakers. And while it seems that the EFF is in a powerful position to decide the fate of Trollip and […]
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