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Brian Molefe and the Eskom scandal

Brian Molefe biography, scandal, net worth, and wife

Brian Molefe biography, scandal, net worth, and wife
Taxi drivers call for change and want to take the wheel in Parliament

Taxi drivers call for change and want to take the wheel in Parliament

The Alliance for Transformation for All is one of the 19 new parties contesting the May election. The difference with this party is that it consists of taxi drivers and operators who want to highlight transport issues.

Taxi drivers call for change and want to take the wheel in Parliament
President Ramaphosa makes Times100 list as an influencial leader

Ramaphosa makes TIME magazine's 100 most influential people's list

President Cyril Ramaphosa has made the Times100 list as one of the world's most influential leaders. Briefly.co.za takes a look at the man leading our nation.

Ramaphosa makes TIME magazine's 100 most influential people's list
Cyril Ramaphosa will consider releasing AbaThembu King Dalindyebo

Cyril Ramaphosa will consider releasing AbaThembu King Dalindyebo

Cyril Ramaphosa is reportedly considering pardoning AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, following a recommendation from Correctional Service Justice Minister Michael Masutha. Dalindyebo is in prison for assault and more.

Cyril Ramaphosa will consider releasing AbaThembu King Dalindyebo
Scholar claims if Ramaphosa is given clear mandate, he can execute it

Scholar claims if Ramaphosa is given clear mandate, he can execute it

Oscar van Heerden, an international relations scholar at the University of Johannesburg, has urged South Africans to vote for Cyril Ramaphosa. He says that if voters give Ramaphosa a proper mandate he will be able to implement it.

Scholar claims if Ramaphosa is given clear mandate, he can execute it
Mzansi reacts: Maimane accuses Ramaphosa of chickening out of debate

Maimane says Ramaphosa running scared over debate, Mzansi reacts

Mmusi Maimane has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of chickening out on the political debate and Mzansi has alot to say about it.

Maimane says Ramaphosa running scared over debate, Mzansi reacts
ANC insists Ace Magashule's R400 gift to voter was simply ubuntu

ANC insists Ace Magashule's R400 gift to voter was simply ubuntu

Ace Magashule may have the DA up in arms over his R400 gift to a potential voter, but the ANC says the Secretary-General had simply been kind.

ANC insists Ace Magashule's R400 gift to voter was simply ubuntu
EFF adamant that support Ramaphosa's Seshego rally was misleading

'They bussed people here': EFF responds to Ramaphosa's Limpopo visit

President Cyril Ramaphosa held a successful rally in the EFF's Limpopo stronghold, but the EFF is adamant that the supporters had been brought in from other areas.

'They bussed people here': EFF responds to Ramaphosa's Limpopo visit
ANC denies Mashaba's claim that they bused in supporters to town hall

ANC denies Mashaba's claim that they encouraged disruption of his speech

The ANC has rejected Mashaba's allegations that the party was behind the disruption of Mashaba's recent speech addressing Alexandra residents. On Monday, the mayor tried to speak at Marloboro town hall but was droned out by boos.

ANC denies Mashaba's claim that they encouraged disruption of his speech
ANC MP Fikile Majola allegedly receives R800k BMW gift from trade union NEHAWU

Trade union Nehawu allegedly buys R800k BMW for ANC MP Fikile Majola

The Joint Committee on Ethics and Members' Interests has released its annual register of gifts received by various politicians. Most of the gifts went to ministers and deputy ministers, and the majority were gifts of alcohol.

Trade union Nehawu allegedly buys R800k BMW for ANC MP Fikile Majola
Bheki Cele toys with the notion of restricting private firearm use

Bheki Cele toys with the notion of restricting private firearm use

Police Minister Bheki Cele would like to restrict the access private citizens have to firearms, adamant that it would aid in curbing gun violence.

Bheki Cele toys with the notion of restricting private firearm use
ANCYL’s Maine: Next president should be Gigaba, Mbalula or ‘himself’

ANCYL’s Maine: Next president should be Gigaba, Mbalula or ‘himself’

Collen Maine, president of the ANCYL, wants former leaders of his movement to run for president. Maine says its time for the 'old blood' to step aside.

ANCYL’s Maine: Next president should be Gigaba, Mbalula or ‘himself’
People of colour welcome in Orania but must "become Afrikaners"

People of colour welcome in Orania - if they are willing to assimilate

A spokesperson for Orania has said that black people can join the community - provided they are willing to assimilate. Orania's official position is that people who are willing to integrate are welcome, regardless of race.

People of colour welcome in Orania - if they are willing to assimilate
Where are South Africa's top political parties getting their funds?

Who's funding South Africa's top political parties ahead of elections?

My Vote Counts has released a report detailing the known sources of funding for South Africa's leading political parties, including the ANC, DA and EFF.

Who's funding South Africa's top political parties ahead of elections?
Ramaphosa visits EFF stronghold promising corrupt will go to prison

Ramaphosa visits EFF stronghold Seshego: Corrupt will be jailed

President Cyril Ramaphosa visited an EFF stronghold in Limpopo, promising that corrupt officials will soon be where they belong - prison.

Ramaphosa visits EFF stronghold Seshego: Corrupt will be jailed
Cyril Ramaphosa says that smaller political parties can't govern SA

Cyril Ramaphosa says that smaller political parties can't govern SA

Cyril Ramaphosa has said that smaller political parties cannot govern South Africa because they do not have enough experience. He made the comments at a rally in in Polokwane. In particular, the president took aim at the EFF.

Cyril Ramaphosa says that smaller political parties can't govern SA
25 years ago today: Kenyan convinces Buthelezi to take part in election

25 years ago today: Kenyan mediates in SA's 1994 election deadlock

25 years ago today, on 19 April 1994, Kenyan Professor Washington J. Okumu helped put an end to South Africa's election deadlock by urging Chief Buthelezi to take part in the country's first democratic elections.

25 years ago today: Kenyan mediates in SA's 1994 election deadlock
DA and Solly Msimanga donate prison uniforms to ANC leadership

DA and Solly Msimanga donate prison uniforms to ANC leadership

The Democratic Alliance has marched to Luthili House to donate prison uniforms for the allegedly corrupt politicians on the ANC candidates list.

DA and Solly Msimanga donate prison uniforms to ANC leadership
SABC journalists robbed, camera stolen while reporting in Alexandra

SABC journalists robbed, camera stolen while reporting in Alexandra

A pair of SABC journalists was reportedly robbed in Alexandra on Tuesday. Reporter Natasha Phiri and cameraman Sbu Mcedane were confronted by men who stole their camera after trying and failing to hijack their car.

SABC journalists robbed, camera stolen while reporting in Alexandra
DA to march on Luthuli House with petition over election lists

DA to march on Luthuli House with petition over election lists

A DA delegation is set to visit Luthuli House to hand over a petition expressing concerns about some of the candidates on the ANC's election list. The petition concerns several of the figures on the list.

DA to march on Luthuli House with petition over election lists
Herman Mashaba claims Alex protest leaders had contract with city

Herman Mashaba claims Alex protest leaders had contract with city

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has accused two of the organisers of the Alexandra protests of doing so in order to stop an investigation into shady deals they made with the city.

Herman Mashaba claims Alex protest leaders had contract with city
ANC member takes legal action as name disappears from candidates list

ANC member takes legal action as name disappears from candidates list

An ANC member is adamant that her name had previously appeared on the candidates list for Parliament and seeks to battle out the dispute in court.

ANC member takes legal action as name disappears from candidates list
Road Accident Fund reports more than 500 fraudulent claims last year

Road Accident Fund reports more than R1bn in fraudulent claims

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) has reported that there were at least R1 billion's worth of fraudulent claims in the 2017/18 year. As a result, 514 cases have been reported to police to be investigated.

Road Accident Fund reports more than R1bn in fraudulent claims
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