How Brian Molefe Almost Walked Away From Eskom With R111,000 A Month Until He Dies

Presentations made to parliament regarding the R30 million retirement package Eskom wanted to pay its former CEO, Brian Molefe, has revealed exactly how the power utility worked out how much he should get paid. According to Sibusiso Luthuli, CEO of the Eskom Provident and Pension Fund, the fund was asked to calculate how much Molefe […]
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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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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 Yesterday Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced the axing of former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni, who has now been replaced by Johannes Bhekumuzi Magawaza.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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Shocking allegation of rape levelled against current SA Football Association boss Danny Jordaan

Former ANC MP Jennifer Ferguson has accused current South African Football Association boss Danny Jordaan of rape. Inspired by the #MeToo campaign, in a Facebook post that has since been widely shared and a subsequent blog post, Ferguson shared the details of her alleged ordeal. The incident took place 24 years ago in Port Elizabeth […]
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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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Zuma reshuffles cabinet again, Nzimande and others out

Huge news this Tuesday morning as the presidency has announced another cabinet reshuffle. After weeks of rumours building up again, Zuma has finally decided to pull the trigger and axe Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande. There are five main changes to the cabinet in total. Zuma released the following statement announcing the reshuffle. After careful […]
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I am leaving Nigeria as a hero‚ says Zuma after massive statue of him unveiled – You got to be joking!

Nigerian civil society groups were flabbergasted after waking up to a statue of South African President Jacob Zuma that was unveiled over the weekend. Rochas Okorocha‚ billionaire‚ education philanthropist and governor of the Imo State‚ unveiled the bronze statue and named a street after Zuma during his two-day visit to Nigeria which concluded on Sunday. […]
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Transforming UCT is becoming a black and white debate again!

Statement by The UCT Black Academic Caucus It has been encouraging to witness the revolutionary changes taking place at UCT over the past few years: the fall of the Cecil John Rhodes statue, the return of Mahmoud Mamdani, the renaming of buildings, the dialogues around sexual violence, artworks and curriculum change, and the many less […]
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No end to SAA’s nightmares

The nation’s beleaguered airline has breathing room until October 31 — Halloween, after which its debt demons may return to haunt it with a vengeance. It is understood that most of SAA’s lenders have agreed to roll over the outstanding debt that came due at the end of September for one more month while negotiations […]
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