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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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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Cash strapped Government requests that consumers pay Nersa for personal generators and solar panels

When the amended Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) comes into force, it will regulate the use of small scale electricity generators by requiring registration with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa). This is according to Lizel Oberholzer and Jarrett Whitehead, attorneys at Norton Rose Fulbright, who say that the regulation will likely have far-reaching […]
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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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Road users will pay steep licence fee from next year

The Justice Project South Africa has called on Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi to justify, or at the very least explain, the 71 percent increase in eNaTIS vehicle licence fees for 2018. Earlier in October Maswangani announced that as from 1 February 2018, an amount of R72 (an increase of R30) would be added to the […]
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Loved ones in Wester Cape can’t be buried due to morgue backlogs

Cape Town – A spike in gang violence and gun crimes are the main reasons why there is a pile up of corpses at state mortuaries. Staff shortages, delays with criminal investigations, and pathologists who have to testify in court are adding to the dire situation. Speaking on the sidelines of her department’s annual report […]
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