JZ nukes protocol for his own agenda

Amid the long series of Gupta emails that show the family’s trail through the corridors of “state capture”, it can be easy to lose sight of the other instance of “state capture” — or even “country capture” — that is afoot. Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle earlier this week, his 11th in the eight years he […]
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Court grants interdict to freeze R1.7-billion Gupta mine rehab funds

Anti-corruption advocacy group the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Tuesday won an urgent interim interdict to freeze some R1.75-billion in mine rehabilitation funds from two Gupta-owned coal mines. The group’s urgent application was heard in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. In a media statement, Outa said their action was not opposed. The […]
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Senzo Mchunu gives explosive details on KZN killings

The manipulation of how councillors are selected stoked political violence in KwaZulu-Natal, said former provincial premier and ANC chairperson Senzo Mchunu. Mchunu, who was fired as premier after losing the November 2015 elective conference to current chairperson Sihle Zikalala, made the explosive disclosures at the Moerane Commission into political killings in KwaZulu-Natal. The elective conference […]
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Zuma won’t let Public Protector dictate to him on #StateCapture inquiry

Pretoria – Jacob Zuma will not be dictated to by the Public Protector, or any other State functionary, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Tuesday. “One of the points we raise is that the remedial action [prescribed by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela] is telling the president [Zuma] that he has no discretion on […]
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Sars loses bid to appeal ruling on Malema – another setback in legal battle against EFF leader

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has suffered another setback in its legal battles against Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. On Friday Judge Tati Makgoka dismissed the application by Sars for leave to appeal a 2016 judgment that partly favoured Malema. Sars wanted the High Court in Pretoria to rule that former judge Mabel […]
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Interdict granted against EFF from inciting illegal land grabs

AfriForum and its business wing AfriBusiness have been granted a high court interdict against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema prohibiting him and his party from inciting illegal land grabs. AfriForum submitted the application to the High Court in Pretoria in November last year after Malema threatened that the EFF would occupy land across […]
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Boeremag Case Unjust and Out of Proportion. Pretorius Boer brothers lodge own Appeal after 14 years

The Pretorius brothers who were part of the so-called Boeremag case, which many saw as ANC’s revenge for mandela’s incarceration and a sham by the intelligence services to gain more Slush Funds, came back to life today, Monday, 26 September 2016, when the two Boer prisoner brothers (who are not even classed as political prisoners […]
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