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CEO Admits Prasa Has no Mechanisms to Deal with Graft

In a briefing that was held on Wednesday in Johannesburg to members of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts, it was revealed that PRASA lacked mechanisms to deal with and curb instances of irregular expenditure. This admission was made by the parastatal’s acting Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Collins Letsoalo when he faced the SCOPA, which was following up on the company’s bad showing when the Auditor General presented his audit outcomes for the financi... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Zuma Survives Another Attempt to Dislodge Him

In what has become akin to a cat that has nine lives, President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa has survived yet another attempt at dislodging him from the number one position, it emerged on Tuesday ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Zuma to Oppose Recommendations Made by Madonsela in State of Capture Report

The President Jacob Zuma announced on Friday that he would be taking the remedial action that is contained in the State of Capture report that was presented by former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, on judic... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Petition to Oust Zuma Launched in Johannesburg

“The President has failed us, and he must go. He cannot be allowed to continue to violate the Constitution and disrespect his oath of office, or to allow the further capture of our state.” This was ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Body of a Child Found in the Juskei River

As the search continued for three year old Everite Chauke, who was swept away by the flash floods into the Juskei river, it was confirmed by police that the body of a child had been found in the river on Tuesda... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Zuma, Spill the Beans or Get Arrested: Maimane and Ndlozi

On Sunday, the opposition parties went on the offensive and called on South African President, Jacob Zuma to report those members of his party and government who were stealing from the state or face prosecution... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, November 18th, 2016

Ntlemeza was Wrong about Abrahams – McBride

The head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, Robert McBride, has come out in full support of the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams when he stated on Friday that Berning N... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Mthembu and Motsoeneng Embroiled in a Defamation Lawsuit

In a clear case of how the mighty have fallen, the former Chief Operations Officer (COO) and current Group Executive of Corporate Affairs of the SABC, Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng, was on Thursday revealed to have been... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Hawks and NDPP at Each Other’s Throats as Zuma Demands Answers in Gordhan Case

It emerged on Tuesday that the withdrawal of charges against the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan and his co-accused caused considerable conflict between the head of the Hawks, Berning Ntlemeza and the National... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Monday, November 14th, 2016

Shivambu: EFF Won’t Be Stopped by Apartheid Laws

Monday saw the vice president of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Floyd Shivambu, reiterate his party’s support for people without land to establish settlements. Shivambu’s comments were made in the wak... Read more »