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Gordhan vows those responsible for Eskom failure will soon be in prison

Gordhan vows those responsible for Eskom failure will soon be in prison

Gordhan vows those responsible for Eskom failure will soon be in prison
Malema swipes at Ramaphosa saying he's a businessman here to irritate

Malema swipes at Ramaphosa saying he's a businessman here to irritate

Julius Malema has fired shots at President Cyril Ramaphosa, saying that the proposed unbundling of Eskom is merely thinly veiled privisation and puts his own needs over SA's. The EFF leader said Ramaphosa has abandoned politics.

Malema swipes at Ramaphosa saying he's a businessman here to irritate
ANC 'suspicious' of Eskom's ongoing load shedding, suspects 'sabotage'

ANC 'suspicious' of Eskom's ongoing load shedding, suspects 'sabotage'

The ANC is not happy with Eskom at the moment, saying that the nationwide loadshedding hints at sabotage at the power utility.The ANC says that it is suspicious that the sudden blackouts were implemented just days after the SONA.

ANC 'suspicious' of Eskom's ongoing load shedding, suspects 'sabotage'
Energy expert Ted Blom is convinced Eskom is lying to South Africa

Energy expert Ted Blom is convinced Eskom is lying to South Africa

Ted Blom, energy expert, has called out Eskom, saying that the power entity is being dishonest to the country. The analyst says that the entity is being dishonest when they blame the old generating units for their problems.

Energy expert Ted Blom is convinced Eskom is lying to South Africa
Gordhan reacts to load-shedding by having 'crunch' talk with Eskom

Gordhan reacts to load-shedding by having 'crunch' talk with Eskom

Pravin Gordhan responded to news of nationwide load-shedding by calling an emergency meeting at Eskom. At the meeting, the Public Enterprises Minister insisted on a system audit as well as a review on all outstanding projects.

Gordhan reacts to load-shedding by having 'crunch' talk with Eskom
DA's Mmusi Maimane fires shots at ANC aka "Another Night with Candles"

DA's Mmusi Maimane fires shots at ANC aka "Another Night with Candles"

Mmusi Maimane took to social media to share a post he hoped would send some shade the ANC's way. Instead, Mzansi for the most part reacted with some shade of their own, claiming the DA leader only had critisism to offer.

DA's Mmusi Maimane fires shots at ANC aka "Another Night with Candles"
Lady reveals how married man blasted her after she denied his advances

Lady reveals how married man blasted her after she denied his advances

A lady has taken to Twitter to expose a married man who asked her out. Although the man started the dialogue well, he ended up asking how he would like to have an affair with her. When she turned him down, he resorted to insults.

Lady reveals how married man blasted her after she denied his advances
36 Soweto businesses receive title deeds from Joburg programme

36 Soweto businesses receive title deeds from Joburg programme

Herman Mashaba, mayor of Johannesburg, has handed over 36 title deeds to business owners in Soweto. This forms part of a initiative by the city to redress past land ownership inequalities and encourage growth in the community.

36 Soweto businesses receive title deeds from Joburg programme
Eskom CEO claims the breakdown of 7 vital units could've been avoided

Eskom CEO claims the breakdown of 7 vital units could've been avoided

The CEO of Eskom has admitted that the breakdown of 7 units on Monday could have been avoided and should be investigated. The incident saw the nation plunged into darkness, with Stage 4 load shedding being implemented nationally.

Eskom CEO claims the breakdown of 7 vital units could've been avoided
Primary school claims the state blew R4.8 millon on 9 pit toilets

Primary school claims the state blew R4.8 millon on 9 pit toilets

A dire situation at an Eastern Cape primary school has illustrated the negative effects of state mismanagement. R4.8 million has been spent on the construction of 9 pit latrines according to the schools governing board.

Primary school claims the state blew R4.8 millon on 9 pit toilets
Fikile Mbalula and Robert Marawa clash in battle over 'EFF marketing'

Fikile Mbalula and Robert Marawa clash in battle over 'EFF marketing'

Fikile Mbalula and Robert Marawa went toe-to-toe over the weekend in a Twitter war of epic proportions. The spat had the ANC head of elections accusing the sports personality of promoting the EFF. Marawa wasn't having any of it.

Fikile Mbalula and Robert Marawa clash in battle over 'EFF marketing'
Mantashe adamant that security upgrades cost less than R10 000

Mantashe adamant that security upgrades cost less than R10 000

Gwede Mantashe is adamant that the security upgrades at his various homes had cost less than R10 000. This follows media being invited to tour his various properties after allegations that BOSASA had sponsered the upgrades.

Mantashe adamant that security upgrades cost less than R10 000
Zimbabwe seems poised to return expropriated land to white farmers

Zimbabwe seems poised to return expropriated land to white farmers

Zimbabwe is in the process of conducting a nation wide land audit. Upon the completion thereof land will be redistributed to encourage productivity. The government says that during this process white farmers will be considered.

Zimbabwe seems poised to return expropriated land to white farmers
Ramaphosa tees off in fundraiser to eliminate pit toilets in SA schools

Ramaphosa tees off in fundraiser to eliminate pit toilets in SA schools

Friday saw President Cyril Ramaphosa teeing off for the children of South Africa. Speaking at the Presidential Golf Challenge, Cyril had announced that the funds raised will be used in a national campaign against pit toilets.

Ramaphosa tees off in fundraiser to eliminate pit toilets in SA schools
Mzansi needs a hero and COPE maintains they could save the day

Mzansi needs a hero and COPE maintains they could save the day

South Africa is in dire need of a hero to save it from critical economic and political situations. COPE feels that they are capable of answering this call to arms, but only should they be voted into power come the May elections.

Mzansi needs a hero and COPE maintains they could save the day
Eskom split announced by Ramaphosa could spell disaster for SA

Eskom split announced by Ramaphosa could spell disaster for SA

The recent announcement of changes at Eskom saw Ramaphosa heralding in a split at the power entity. However, this move has polarized the nation, with many feeling this is just a thinly veiled attempt to privatize.

Eskom split announced by Ramaphosa could spell disaster for SA
Malema feels misunderstood about EFF slap and assassination claims

Malema feels misunderstood about EFF slap and assassination claims

Julius Malema apparently feels like his party, the Economic Freedom Fighters, has been misunderstood. This comes in apparent response to the recent incident where a member stands accused of assaulting an officer after the SONA.

Malema feels misunderstood about EFF slap and assassination claims
EFF claims 'right-wing assassination plot' to blame for SONA scuffle

EFF claims 'right-wing assassination plot' to blame for SONA scuffle

The Economic Freedom Fighter's have released a statement on the scuffle that took place at the SONA last night. The party claims that there had been assassination threats aimed at Julius Malema and the act had been in self defence

EFF claims 'right-wing assassination plot' to blame for SONA scuffle
Pastor Mboro attends court hearing to support the victim in Dros case

Pastor Mboro attends court hearing to support the victim in Dros case

Prophet Mboro Motsoeneng attended the Pretoria court hearing of the Dros case today in a show of solidarity with the victim. The pastor was pleased that justice had prevailed and that the man was found fit to stand trial.

Pastor Mboro attends court hearing to support the victim in Dros case
5 times the Economic Freedom Fighters got violent in Parliament

5 times the Economic Freedom Fighters got violent in Parliament

The Economic Freedom Fighters have made headlines once again for resorting to violence and a Parliamentary event. Briefly.co.za explores the five other times the chamber descended into violence and chaos involving the red berets.

5 times the Economic Freedom Fighters got violent in Parliament
Explainer: How Ramaphosa neutralised Julius Malema with his SONA

Explainer: How Ramaphosa neutralised Julius Malema with his SONA

The art of pulling off a peaceful State of the Nation Address seems to be something President Cyril Ramaphosa has become an expert in. Briefly.co.za explores how he robbed the EFF of an opportunity to disrupt the event.

Explainer: How Ramaphosa neutralised Julius Malema with his SONA
Ramaphosa says the discovery of gas on SA coast is a game-changer

Ramaphosa says the discovery of gas on SA coast is a game-changer

President Cyril Ramaphosa has heralded the discovery of gas off the southern Cape coast as a 'game-changer for South Africa'. Speaking at his SONA, he assured the nation that government would continue to ensure proper regulation.

Ramaphosa says the discovery of gas on SA coast is a game-changer
Ramaphosa reveals state land has been identified for redistribution

Ramaphosa reveals state land has been identified for redistribution

Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled his plan for land reform, detailing how the process will be fast-tracked. In regard to food security and empowerment, the government plans to encourage growth in agriculture sectors with high potential.

Ramaphosa reveals state land has been identified for redistribution
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