Public Protector finds Brown ‘inadvertently’ misled Parliament about Eskom-Trillion

Cape Town – The Public Protector has found that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown misled the National Assembly when she denied there were engagements between power utility Eskom and the Gupta-linked company Trillian Capital Partners.

This is according to a report issued by the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to the DA on Thursday.
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President Ramaphosa’s maiden State of the Nation

State of the Nation Address by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, 16 February 2018, Parliament

Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete,

Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise,
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DA in Cape Town in Internal Chaos – De Lille survives motion of no confidence

On Thursday the DA failed to unseat its corrupt Mayor Patricia De Lille, who had been ordered to vacate her post by party leader Mmusi Maimane. The ACDP abstained from this critical vote as well, further strengthening De Lille.

These events signal the collapse of order and authority within the DA – Led City Council and raises questions over the real authority of Mmusi Maimane. His failure to wield real authority within the DA has led to a continuation of Patricia De Lille’s disastrous tenure as Mayor.
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Zuma recall not worth paper it’s written on, says DA

Cape Town – The letter of recall delivered to President Jacob Zuma by the African National Congress (ANC), the party which deployed him to his post as head of State, is not worth the paper it’s written on, the country’s biggest opposition party said on Tuesday.

“This recall is an internal ANC resolution, and nothing more. It has no effect on Jacob Zuma’s current status as President of the Republic, and can be simply ignored by Zuma. Unless he [Zuma] tenders his resignation, this recall is not worth the paper it is printed on,” said Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane in a statement shortly after the ANC announced its decision to recall Zuma.
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Grabouw Farmers Start Releasing Water To The City Of Cape Town [VIDEO]

Eikenhof Dam in Grabouw, South Africa, started releasing its water to the City of Cape Town at 11 am this morning, according to Elgin resident Cathy Shaw. Shaw uploaded the following video, saying: “This is what 10 000 cubic litres per hour looks like!”
The Groenland Water Users Association in the Overberg is releasing between eight and ten million cubic metres of water – which is about a billion litres of water – into the Western Cape supply network.
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How A Peaceful Hike Ended In Murder On A Mountain

Douglas Notten and his wife Julia were about to stop and share some coffee when a man approached from behind on the hiking trail above Kalk Bay.

They stepped aside politely. Seconds later the 57-year-old pilot had been stabbed. Julia was fighting for her life.

The attack at Echo Valley by a knife-wielding man in the Table Mountain National Park on Sunday ended tragically – robbing a family of a man they described as an absolute gentleman.
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Cape becomes dangerous – DA-controlled Western Cape government is unable to fight crime

The Cape is no longer the crime-free area it was and more and more violent crime occurs, especially on tourists, while the DA-controlled Western Cape government is apparently just as incapable of doing something about just like the ANC in the other provinces . After several hikers was attacked and seriously injured on Table Mountain […]
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Mob attack alleged child rapist after cops ‘fail to arrest him’

An alleged child rapist from Delft was assaulted by an angry mob on Monday after an 11-year-old girl was attacked. Residents say police failed to arrest the 32-year-old man for an entire day after the case was reported and he was subsequently assaulted in the street and a tyre placed around his neck. The girl’s […]
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‘Fight’ at hospital where wounded Jerome ‘Donkie’ Booysen is admitted

Cape Town – A fight has apparently broken out at the hospital where Sexy Boys gang leader Jerome “Donkie” Booysen, who was wounded in a shooting at Cape Town International Airport on Wednesday, is admitted. Late on Thursday, police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said the scene was still active and she therefore could not yet […]
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Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Buffalo City top the list of South Africa’s most dangerous cities

In terms of murder rates, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Buffalo City top the list of South Africa’s most dangerous cities. A report due to be released on Wednesday reveals that Cape Town is the murder capital of South Africa. The 2017 State of Urban Safety Report examines the state of crime and violence […]
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National firearms investigation – SAPS could be liable for crimes committed with stolen police guns

Cape Town – Police are in a catch-22 situation involving a mammoth national firearms investigation, because if they link stolen police guns to shootings, they could be held liable for the crimes. Senior Western Cape policeman Major-General Jeremy Vearey, involved in the guns probe, outlines this dilemma in an affidavit. A booklet, written by one […]
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Former Financial Director of Naspers attacked and killed outside his home in Cape Town

Cape Town Police say an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death of Naspers former Financial Director. The 81-year-old Eric Wiese was attacked outside his home in the elite suburb of Higgovale in Cape Town on Friday afternoon. It’s understood his killers then dragged him from outside into his home and murdered […]
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Volunteers steal food at school nutrition scheme

Volunteers who helped in an campaign feeding schoolchildren in Khayelitsha near Cape Town were arrested after apparently helping themselves to the food that was intended for learners. The volunteers helped to provide food for approximately 1 157 pupils from the Isiphiwo Primary School in Harare twice a day. After the police received a tip-off, five […]
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Community Hall Joe Slovo in Cape Town torched – protesters crossed the boundary of barbarism

Another community hall went up in flames after protesters crossed the boundary of barbarism and set the place on fire. After Bloemfontein’s city hall was destroyed last week, this time it was the turn of the Joe Slovo Community Hall in Milnerton, Cape Town. A resident with unique insight said to the media that burning […]
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Cape Town’s Mayoress, Patricia de Lille, Announces Black Supremacist Management Board for Cape Town

The announcement by the Cape Town Mayoress, Patricia de Lille, about the composition of her new management team, for the City of Cape Town, is a slap in the face for the city’s white taxpayers, says Ms. Erika Botha Rossouw, FF Plus councilor for the city. Miss Botha Rossouw says that apparently no white person […]
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