Cyril Ramaphosa – Reshuffle: Whose heads will roll?

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to announce a Cabinet reshuffle by next Friday amid growing calls to fire ministers implicated in state capture.

The ministers seen as being compromised or underperforming are Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, Water Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen,
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Farm murders and attacks the past weekend is shocking

Several farm attacks and murders have occurred this past weekend, and in one case, “Kort” Hans Meyer was brutaly killed on his farm near Charl Cilliers, a town near Secunda in the Eastern Transvaal.

Aranda Nel-Buitendag, FF + councilor in the Govan Mbeki municipality, said this form of violence against the country’s food suppliers has long been handed out and it’s time to declare farm attacks and murders to priority crime.
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Mantashe: Zuma must resign or be devoured by vultures

ANC National chairman Gwede Mantashe says if president Jacob Zuma does not resign, the ANC will be left no choice but to let him be “fried” by “vultures” through a vote of no confidence in parliament.

ANC National chairman Gwede Mantashe was in Butterworth addressing ANC supporters in Msobomvu as part of the Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations.
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Afrikaans-speaking parents in Eastern Cape threaten to close school

On Monday, about 80 disgruntled parents, learners and community members attempted to close Sandisulwazi Secondary School in Paterson, Eastern Cape. The protesters are demanding a teacher to teach Afrikaans as a subject.

Sandisulwazi has nine teachers, eight of whom are Xhosa-speaking and one English-speaking. There are 303 learners at the school, 65 of whom are Afrikaans-speaking.
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Elderly man violently assaulted in farm attack

An elderly couple was attacked in their home on the farm in the Reitz area in the Free State on Sunday morning 11 February 2018.

Marius Müller, National Operations Co-ordinator of AfriForum, told Maroela Media on Sunday that a preliminary investigation indicates that three armed robbers attacked the couple at about 05:00.
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Coffin duo receive outcome of petition at Supreme Court of Appeal

The coffin case duo, Willem Oosthuyzen and Theo Jackson, have received the outcome of their petition for leave to appeal from Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

It was just learned that the petition has been successful, meaning that the case will be brought before the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein. A date has not been set.
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THE GAUTENG EDUCATION DEPARTMENT TO APPEAL

The Gauteng Education Department approached the Constitutional Court in a attempt to appeal against a finding by the High Court in Pretoria regarding Overvaal High School. The High Court gave the school equal not to accommodate 55 additional English-speaking learners. Violent protests broke out after the ruling, while members of the ANC and the EFF […]
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“Fellow Black People, Stop Using Racism As An Excuse For Failures” – William Mametse

BLACK people use racism as an excuse for their failures in a lot of things. Racism makes us feel like victims and remember,  victims never rise. The reason we don’t succeed in every war is because of our inability to move forward. We don’t forgive, we keep focusing on the enemy instead of picking up the pieces and building afresh.
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EFF asked for more schools in Mbombela

The EFF had appeald to the Department of basic education to build more schools in Mbombela on Tuesday, the party procession to primary Nelspruit, Nellie ants preschool, bergvlam primary and Nelspruit primary, and handed over a memorandum in support of parents whose children were denied entry to the schools. The party also wants a balance […]
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Schools in Nelspruit on high alert due to protest action

Schools in Nelspruit(Mbombela) on high alert due to protest action by the EFF today Schools in Mbombela in Mpumalanga are on standby basis after the EFF threatened to argue at schools today. At least one of the primary schools was closed for safety reasons, while Nelspruit High School set contingency plans in case of disruptions. […]
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‘One bullet, one Boerekind’ – hate complaint lodged

The South African Teachers Union (SAOU) filed a complaint of hate speech and racism at the Human Rights Commission (MRC) after a Facebook entry saying: “Please Zuma give us the guns to defend our democracy ‘one bullet, one Boerekind. “ According to the SAOU’s statement, the statement was made by one of the people who […]
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Coloreds accuse Lesufi of hate against Afrikaans

Colored parents in the Gauteng area believe there is a war against Afrikaans as a language and Afrikaans schools in particular. The impression is that the coloreds accept it, but they are now discriminating against their children as Afrikaans schools are moving to English medium schools and so they need to search for other Afrikaans […]
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Eskom’s new chair is a man of ‘unimpeachable integrity’

Who is Jabu Mabuza? The new chair of the Eskom board, Jabu Mabuza has an illustrious history in the South African corporate sector. He has served as a director on a number of boards and has had experience as chair on many others including: Telkom South Africa; Anheuser-Busch InBev; South African Tourism, and the Casino […]
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Former president FW De Klerk: Rights of minorities have material implications for the continued viability of the ” vast majority “

“The constitutional court’s recent pronouncements on the constitutional rights of minorities have material implications for the sustainability of the” vast majority “on which our constitution is based,” writes former president. FW De Klerk in tomorrow’s edition of Weekly. He said minorities were particularly dependent on the impartiality of the courts to maintain their constitutional rights. […]
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