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Revealed: SARS paid law firm R120k to read a book, commission hears

Revealed: SARS paid law firm R120k to read a book, commission hears

Revealed: SARS paid law firm R120k to read a book, commission hears
Parliament confirms it will investigate Floyd Shivambu over VBS scandal

Parliament confirms it will investigate Floyd Shivambu over VBS scandal

Parliament has confirmed it will investigate Floyd Shivambu's alleged conflict of interest after his brother, Brian, was implicated in the VBS saga. While Floyd has denied the claims, the DA welcomed Parliament's speedy response.

Parliament confirms it will investigate Floyd Shivambu over VBS scandal
SA demands shutdown of foreign-run churches in wake of Omotoso trial

SA demands shutdown of foreign-run churches in wake of Omotoso trial

South African citizens have had enough of foreign-run prophetic churches and have started an online petition demanding the shutdown of these churches. The online protest comes in the wake of the Timothy Omotoso trial.

SA demands shutdown of foreign-run churches in wake of Omotoso trial
Revealed: SARS IT boss allegedly earns average South African salary every 2 hours

Revealed: SARS IT boss allegedly earns average SA salary in 2 hours

South African Revenue Service (SARS) IT chief Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane allegedly earns R3.06 million per year which equates to R1738 per hour meaning she earns the minimum wage every two hours of every single day.

Revealed: SARS IT boss allegedly earns average SA salary in 2 hours
Opinion: Blessers and poverty combine to create pregnancy crisis in Limpopo

Opinion: Blessers and poverty combine to create pregnancy crisis in Limpopo

Limpopo health MEC Phophi Ramathu confirmed the shocking truth about the health crisis in the province and called on members of the community to support the pupils living with HIV and to ensure they do not stop receiving treatment

Opinion: Blessers and poverty combine to create pregnancy crisis in Limpopo
SARS IT boss sends twitter into a tizzy after making second blunder

SARS IT boss sends twitter into a tizzy after making second blunder

SARS Chief Information Technology (IT) Office Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane has sent twitter into a complete tizzy and in the process earned herself instant viral sensation status for her double-blunder Wednesday.

SARS IT boss sends twitter into a tizzy after making second blunder
Government blowing millions on maintaining at least 3 long-term vacant ministerial homes

Government blowing millions on maintaining at least 3 long-term vacant ministerial homes

Parliament’s no-nonsense Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) heard that the department of public works was currently spending millions of rand on maintenance and upkeep on vacant ministerial homes in Pretoria.

Government blowing millions on maintaining at least 3 long-term vacant ministerial homes
DA lays complaint against Floyd Shivambu for violating Parliament code of conduct

DA lays complaint against Floyd Shivambu for violating Parliament code of conduct

The DA has officially lodged a complaint against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy leader Floyd Shivambu for violating Parliament’s code of conduct. The DA lodged the complaint with Parliament’s Ethics Committee.

DA lays complaint against Floyd Shivambu for violating Parliament code of conduct
Gigaba explains decision not to act against Guptas, but advocate cries foul

Gigaba explains decision not to act against Guptas, but advocate cries foul

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has explained his decision not to act on legal advice to start legal proceedings against the Guptas citizenship. Gigaba said he did not want to risk jeopardising any possible future extradition.

Gigaba explains decision not to act against Guptas, but advocate cries foul
Does the EFF practice what it preaches? 5 examples of the opposite

Does the EFF practice what it preaches? 5 examples of the opposite

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has vehemently denied any and all accusations of wrongdoing on the part of the party or its deputy leader Floyd Shivambu in regards with the VBS looting saga. The EFF has defended Shivambu.

Does the EFF practice what it preaches? 5 examples of the opposite
Vhembe District Municipal CFO threatens to ‘out’ real looters behind VBS scandal

Vhembe District Municipal CFO threatens to ‘out’ real looters behind VBS scandal

Vhembe District Municipal Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nyiko Machavi threatened to reveal the ‘real’ identities of those behind the R1.89 billion VBS Mutual Bank looting saga if the council enacted a plan to suspend him.

Vhembe District Municipal CFO threatens to ‘out’ real looters behind VBS scandal
11 facts about Brian Shivambu and his alleged role in the VBS scandal

11 facts about Brian Shivambu and his alleged role in the VBS scandal

Until early last week Brian Shivambu was a largely unknown name in South Africa. Since the release of the damning report into the R1.89 billion looting which took place at VBS Mutual Bank has become synonymous with Brian Shivambu.

11 facts about Brian Shivambu and his alleged role in the VBS scandal
36 pupils pregnant and 31 infected with HIV at 1 Limpopo school

Limpopo health crisis: 36 pupils pregnant, 31 infected with HIV at 1 school

Limpopo health MEC Phophi Ramathu confirmed the shocking truth that there were 36 pregnant pupils at one single school in the province and that same school also had 31 pupils aged between 9 and 19 living with HIV.

Limpopo health crisis: 36 pupils pregnant, 31 infected with HIV at 1 school
Rise of the Red Beret’s: How the EFF became a major political force

Rise of the Red Beret’s: How the EFF became a major political force

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) was officially formed on 27 July 2013 by Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu. Both men were expelled from the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) for bringing the league into disrepute.

Rise of the Red Beret’s: How the EFF became a major political force
Floyd Shivambu did not pay attention to Brian’s business until VBS scandal

Floyd Shivambu did not pay attention to Brian’s business until VBS scandal

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy leader Floyd Shivambu has revealed that he never paid much attention to his younger brother’s, Brian Shivambu, business dealings until after the R1.89 billion VBS looting scandal was exposed.

Floyd Shivambu did not pay attention to Brian’s business until VBS scandal
Floyd Shivambu: Brian is willing to pay back R16 million to VBS

Floyd Shivambu: Brian is willing to pay back R16 million to VBS

Floyd Shivambu has revealed that his brother, Brian Shivambu, was willing to pay back the money he was paid by VBS Mutual Bank. Floyd said Brian earned the money by providing consultancy services to the now-defunct bank.

Floyd Shivambu: Brian is willing to pay back R16 million to VBS
Explainer: Why the state is considering a flat rate for unleaded petrol

Explainer: Why the state is considering a flat rate for unleaded petrol

The South African government has seemingly caved into pressure from civil society and announced it is investigating the merits of introducing a fuel price cap which would in effect introduce a flat cost rate for fuel.

Explainer: Why the state is considering a flat rate for unleaded petrol
SA has mixed reactions to EFF's claims about VBS heist and Shivambu

SA has mixed reactions to EFF's claims about VBS heist and Shivambu

The EFF leader, Julius Malema, told journalists during a press briefing that Floyd Shivambu's financial statement have not indicated that he received any monies from the VBS heist. South Africans had mixed reactions to the news.

SA has mixed reactions to EFF's claims about VBS heist and Shivambu
10 Years of fuel prices compared and the reasons for the price rises

10 Years of fuel prices compared and the reasons for the price rises

South African motorists, taxi operators, transport companies and pretty much everyone who is reliant on a petrol or diesel fuelled vehicle have been buckling under the ever-increasing strain of a seemingly endless price hikes.

10 Years of fuel prices compared and the reasons for the price rises
EFF on VBS allegations: Treasury and Gordhan not Shivambu to blame

EFF on VBS allegations: Treasury and Gordhan not Shivambu to blame

Julius Malema has broken his party’s silence on its alleged role and the role its deputy leader Floyd Shivambu played in the VBS looting scandal. Malema said he and the EFF had full confidence in Shivambu and his innocence.

EFF on VBS allegations: Treasury and Gordhan not Shivambu to blame
Cyril denies having any prior knowledge of looting at VBS Mutual Bank

Cyril denies having any prior knowledge of looting at VBS Mutual Bank

The Presidency has categorically denied recent claims that President Cyril Ramaphosa had any prior knowledge or received advanced warning about the mass looting which took place at VBS Mutual Bank and led to the bank's collapse.

Cyril denies having any prior knowledge of looting at VBS Mutual Bank
Ramaphosa delays trip to Democratic Republic of Congo due to ill health

Ramaphosa delays trip to Democratic Republic of Congo due to ill health

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been forced to delay his planned visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the advice of his medical team. Ramaphosa’s doctors advised the president not to embark on long-distance travel.

Ramaphosa delays trip to Democratic Republic of Congo due to ill health
DA’s stance on illegal immigrants in election campaign could spark xenophobic tensions

DA’s stance on illegal immigrants in election campaign could spark xenophobic tensions

Lawyers for Human Rights has warned that the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) election campaign based on illegal migration could spark a new wave of xenophobic tensions in the country after the DA revealed its election strategy.

DA’s stance on illegal immigrants in election campaign could spark xenophobic tensions
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