Presidency disappointed, after Jacob Zuma was listed as the most reckless president in South Africa’s political history

The presidency is totally dismayed after the disparaging language was used, including the listing of the president in such a derogatory manner. The full bench in Pretoria on Wednesday ordered president Jacob Zuma to personally pay the costs of his failed bid to stop the release of the Public Protector’s state capture report. Former Finance […]
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‘IT’S LIKELY RUSSIA WILL INTERFERE IN ANC ELECTIVE CONFERENCE’

A political scenario planner says Russia’s determination to sell a trillion-rand nuclear power plant to South Africa gives it a considerable stake in the ANC leadership contest. Political scenario planner Jakkie Cilliers says it’s likely Russia will interfere in the African National Congress (ANC) elective conference when it chooses a successor to President Jacob Zuma […]
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Zuma told to pay back the money for Madonsela state capture challenge

Jacob Zuma has been ordered to personally pay the costs of his failed attempt to stop the release of the State of Capture report by former public protector Thuli Madonsela. Judge Dunstan Mlambo in the Pretoria high court stated the president had “clearly acted in flagrant disregard of the duties of the Public Protector”. He […]
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Ace Magashule: “Don’t be afraid of white people making noise”

Attacks on the media and white monopoly capital formed part of the political report delivered by ANC Free State chairperson Ace Magashule at the weekend. He gave his address before delegates during the Free State’s controversial provincial congress, which has been postponed at least four times throughout the year. Recently it was pushed back due […]
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Eastern Cape ‘defies’ National Treasury

The Eastern Cape government is under fire for allegedly approving the payment of more than R170-million on broadband services in a deal that was not authorised by the National Treasury. The province wants to connect its departments with fast internet to improve service delivery. More than 7‚100 sites had to be connected‚ the Daily Dispatch […]
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Dlamini-Zuma: “Whites stole the land from blacks and robbed the country”

The ANC’s aspiring candidate for the leadership post, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, said straight away that whites had stolen the land from blacks and robbed the country. She criticizes whites who oppose radical transformation, saying that if she is elected president, would take whites on a bus tour to show how poorly blacks live in informal squatter […]
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Taxpayers had coughed up a whopping R38 627 159 in salaries to civil servants who had been suspended

Johannesburg – The government has forked out a massive R412 million to 7830 public servants who have been on long periods of sick leave between January last year and August of this year. This was revealed by Public Service Administration Minister Faith Muthambi this week when responding to a written parliamentary question from the UDM’s […]
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Mandela funeral funds official caught up in tender row ​

A senior Eastern Cape official implicated in the looting of state funds earmarked for Nelson Mandela’s memorial and funeral services is embroiled in a new controversy over an unauthorised tender worth R171-million. Marion Mbina-Mthembu, director-general in the Office of the Premier, applied to the National Treasury to deviate from normal tender processes in awarding an […]
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Rugby field or Krugersdorp West swimming pool?

The Krugersdorp West swimming pool’s water is so green, it looks like a rugby field. Despite the Krugersdorp West swimming pool’s water being greener than some of the rugby fields at a few local schools, the Mogale City Local Municipality still uses it as a marketing tool; bragging that they launched and maintained it successfully. […]
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Why 77% of ordinary South Africans think country is moving in wrong direction

Seventy-seven percent of ordinary South Africans think the country is moving in the wrong direction, and that government and President Jacob Zuma are primarily responsible, a new study shows. Conducted by Ask Afrika and Infusion Knowledge Hub on behalf of The Centre for Communication and Reputation Management at the University of Pretoria, the study conveys […]
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