The many faces of Dr Dlamini-Zuma – What lies beneath?

The air jarred at St Catherine’s Catholic Church near Bulwer in KwaZulu-Natal on that Sunday. At times, the choir struggled to hear itself over the Jehovah-techno drum machine beats that blasted from the speakers. Occasionally, loud shrieks of feedback cut through the praising and singing. It was a discordant soundtrack on a wet, muddy Mother’s […]
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Jeff Radebe is in hot water over sexting sex scandal

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe is embroiled in a text sex scandal that threatens to torpedo his ambitions for higher office. Radebe, the country’s longest-serving cabinet minister, is in hot water for raunchy text and e-mail communication in which he asks for nude pictures of a 29-year-old Union Buildings staffer, Siyasanga Mbambani. In one […]
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Some good news:- Court throws out fracking application for KZN.

The Western Cape High Court has set aside a prospecting right application, which could have opened the way for fracking in South Africa. The court’s decision could put the brakes on a number of similar prospecting applications if they followed the same process. Fracking has not yet been signed off in South Africa. But a […]
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Eskom warns of winter power cuts – unless Treasury signs new coal deals with Gupta owned company

Eskom chairman Ben Ngubane has warned that South Africans can expect power cuts this winter unless the National Treasury urgently signs purchase agreements so Eskom can build up its coal reserves, according to a report by TimesLive. Speaking at the sidelines of African Utility Week conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Ngubane noted […]
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Department of Public Works can not be used to solve country’s unemployment problem

The government can not use the Public Works Department to solve the country’s unemployment problem. The country needs a smaller and more competent department to do its job more effectively, says Dr. Corné Mulder, chief whip of the FF Plus. Dr. Mulder said today with the department’s budget debate there is no way in which […]
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Police Minister declares that South Africa Is A Very Safe Country -You got to be kidding me?

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says South Africa has a world-class police service and a strong crime prevention unit. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has refuted claims that South Africa is not a safe country. This comes after Kenya’s government issued a travel warning to its citizens planning to visit the country. Mbalula says South Africa has […]
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ANC has ordered Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the Eskom board to rescind Brian Molefe’s return.

“We met with Lynne Brown and all of us present said ‘comrades, that decision must be rescinded’,” ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe. The party’s top six summoned Brown to Luthuli House on Monday. He said the party warned that the matter was likely to end up in court. The DA approached the high court in […]
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On a point of order: I can’t correct my mistakes if no one tells me what I did wrong – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday that he cannot fix any of the mistakes he has made if people don’t tell him what it is he has done wrong. “[People say] ‘there is a problem in our country,’ as they say ‘there is a crisis’. Why? What has happened?” Zuma asked congregants at a service […]
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All African citizens to enter SA without visas in near feature

South Africa is working towards allowing all African citizens to enter the country without visas – but at first “trusted travellers” like diplomats, officials, academics, business people and students will be the only ones to benefit. The Department of Home Affairs outlines the steps that will be taken towards scrapping visa requirements in its latest […]
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Spoiled brat of the Gupta’s is back in the seat and reinstated as Eskom CEO

Despite outrage by the ANC as well as pretty much every other opposition party and South African, Brian Molefe has been reinstated as Eskom CEO, just a few months after quitting — in the wake of his name appearing on the State of capture report alongside the Guptas and several other Zuma allies within the […]
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