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BLF leader Andile Mngxitama back on Twitter after suspension for hateful conduct

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama back on Twitter after suspension for hateful conduct

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama back on Twitter after suspension for hateful conduct
Group calls on ANC, Ramaphosa to aid Zuma in legal fee payments

Group calls on ANC, Ramaphosa to aid Zuma in legal fee payments

A group under the banner 'RET Defenders' has called on the ANC as well as Ramaphosa to come to Jacob Zuma's aid and assist him in settling legal fees. A court ruling has ordered Zuma to personally be accountable for legal fees.

Group calls on ANC, Ramaphosa to aid Zuma in legal fee payments
DA promises to lock Zuma up for 15 years if they win 2019 elections

DA promises to lock Zuma up for 15 years if they win 2019 elections

The Democratic Alliance vowed it will put Jacob Zuma behind bars for 15 years if they win the elections of 2019. The party's spokesperson, Solly Malatsi, said the government must punish corruption with time in prison.

DA promises to lock Zuma up for 15 years if they win 2019 elections
Hlaudi invites aspiring politicians to his 'not so small' ACM party

Hlaudi invites aspiring politicians to his 'not so small' ACM party

Hlaudi Motsoeneng has extended an invitation to all aspiring politicians to join the ranks of his new political party, the African Content Movement. The presidental hopeful had been speaking at the launch of the ACM.

Hlaudi invites aspiring politicians to his 'not so small' ACM party
Cyril Ramaphosa maintains Bosasa incident was a miscommunication

Cyril Ramaphosa maintains Bosasa incident was a miscommunication

President Ramaphosa spoke about the Bosasa incident in a recent interview, reiterating that he was not trying to be intentionally misleading when he had originally addressed the matter. This comes in response to a DA statement

Cyril Ramaphosa maintains Bosasa incident was a miscommunication
Cyril Ramaphosa announces Eskom Sustainability Task Team

Cyril Ramaphosa announces Eskom Sustainability Task Team

President Ramaphosa has announced the appointment of a task team to resolve issues at Eskom. The Eskom Sustainability Task Team consists of experts from various key areas to assist government in getting the utility back on track.

Cyril Ramaphosa announces Eskom Sustainability Task Team
ANC reveals that it will be donating funds to assist Zuma with legal bill

ANC reveals that it will be donating funds to assist Zuma with legal bill

In an unexpected move the ANC has announced it will be making donations towards Jacob Zuma's legal fees. This news comes after a court order has ordered the ex-president to be held personally accountable for legal fees he incurred

ANC reveals that it will be donating funds to assist Zuma with legal bill
ANC in Gauteng sends mayors to integrity commission to address VBS scandal

ANC in Gauteng sends mayors to integrity commission to address VBS scandal

The ANC in Gauteng has announced that it will be sending mayors from two municipalitys to appear before the integrity commission. This is after the municipalites illegally invested millions in now defunct VBS Mutual Bank.

ANC in Gauteng sends mayors to integrity commission to address VBS scandal
How much do the politicians in South Africa take home each month?

How much do the politicians in South Africa take home each month?

The official salaries of policital figures in South Africa have been released just days after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced he would be cutting back on bonuses and increases this year. Briefly.co.za takes a look into matters

How much do the politicians in South Africa take home each month?
Cyril Ramaphosa defends Bathabile Dlamini and angers Mzansi

Cyril Ramaphosa defends Bathabile Dlamini and angers Mzansi

President Ramaphosa defended Bathabile Dlamini during a recent interview, and it deeply upset Mzansi. According to the president, Dlamini has raised the bar on how South Africa must deal with gender-based violence.

Cyril Ramaphosa defends Bathabile Dlamini and angers Mzansi
Recent court ruling leaves people wondering who will pay Jacob Zuma's legal fees

Recent court ruling leaves people wondering who will pay Jacob Zuma's legal fees

Following a recent High Court ruling that Jacob Zuma will now be held accountable for his own mounting legal fees, questions have arisen as to how the former president will tackle the enormous financial burden facing him.

Recent court ruling leaves people wondering who will pay Jacob Zuma's legal fees
BLF releases statement calling for unity of parties including the EFF

BLF releases statement calling for unity of parties including the EFF

Black First Land First has issued a statement calling for the unity of 'black parties' in the country in order to further their revolution. It seems as if the party is hoping for a truce with the EFF, but only under certian terms.

BLF releases statement calling for unity of parties including the EFF
Explainer: Why the judge said enough, ordered Zuma to pay his own legal fees

Explainer: Why the judge said enough, ordered Zuma to pay his own legal fees

Briefly.co.za unpacks Judge Aubrey Ledwaba's landmark ruling which sees former president Jacob Zuma fitting the bill for the millions of taxpayer's rands he has spent in numerous court battles over the last 13 years.

Explainer: Why the judge said enough, ordered Zuma to pay his own legal fees
The ANC slams BLF's Mngxitama for attempt to send the country back to apartheid era

The ANC slams BLF's Mngxitama for attempt to send the country back to apartheid era

The ANC have released their statement in response to Mngxitama's calls for racially motivated violence, condemning the attempt to set the country back to apartheid era thinking. The party has called for harsh consequences.

The ANC slams BLF's Mngxitama for attempt to send the country back to apartheid era
South Africa reacts as Motsoeneng unveils the African Content Movement

South Africa reacts as Motsoeneng unveils the African Content Movement

South Africans are stunned by the newest contestant in the 2019 political elections. With Hlaudi Motsoeneng unveiling his African Content Movement things are set to get a lot more entertaining in Parliament. Free of charge.

South Africa reacts as Motsoeneng unveils the African Content Movement
Motsoeneng announces his new political party, the African Content Movement

Motsoeneng announces his new political party, the African Content Movement

Former SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng has unveiled his new political party, dubbing it the African Content Movement. The aspiring president made the announcement today at Garden Court Millpark Hotel at a briefing.

Motsoeneng announces his new political party, the African Content Movement
Floyd Shivambu confident that incitement charges against Malema will be dropped

Floyd Shivambu confident that incitement charges against Malema will be dropped

According to Floyd Shivambu, deputy leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, the charges of incitement in contravention of the Riotous Assemblies Act will soon be dropped. Shivambu was speaking after the court appearance yesterday

Floyd Shivambu confident that incitement charges against Malema will be dropped
Malema's defence asks court not to jail the EFF leader for free speech

Malema's defence asks court not to jail the EFF leader for free speech

The leader of the EFF Julius Malema’s legal defence said that the EFF leader had not broken any laws by calling for the occupation of vacant land, and thus should not serve jail time for utilising his right to free speech.

Malema's defence asks court not to jail the EFF leader for free speech
What an unlikely team: Steve Hofmeyr and Mosiuoa Lekota lay charge against BLF

What an unlikely team: Steve Hofmeyr and Mosiuoa Lekota lay charge against BLF

Steve Hofmeyr and Mosiuoa Lekota became an unlikely team when they joined forces today to press charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama for hate speech. Hofmeyr was acting on behalf of ToekomsVonk, a civil rights organisation.

What an unlikely team: Steve Hofmeyr and Mosiuoa Lekota lay charge against BLF
EFF member threatens to kill News24 editor in apparent support to BLF's calls

EFF member threatens to kill News24 editor in apparent support to BLF's calls

News24 editor Adriaan Basson has recieved death threats from an EFF supporter in an apparent support of Andile Mngxitama's recent calls for racially motivated violence. TshekoTsk took to Twitter to threaten Basson.

EFF member threatens to kill News24 editor in apparent support to BLF's calls
Motsoeneng on launching political party: Ramaphosa can't defeat me

Motsoeneng on launching political party: Ramaphosa can't defeat me

Hlaudi Motsoeneng, former SABC executive, has proclaimed that he will be pursuing his dream job as president of South Africa by contesting the 2019 elections. According to him, President Cyril Ramaphosa doesn't stand a chance.

Motsoeneng on launching political party: Ramaphosa can't defeat me
Msiza resigns as ANC Limpopo treasurer after evidence ties him to VBS looting

Msiza resigns as ANC Limpopo treasurer after evidence ties him to VBS looting

Danny Msiza has resigned following the release of evidence implicating him in the VBS scandal, despite him denying any involvement. However, the ANC Limpopo treasurer denies that his resignation is an admission of guilt.

Msiza resigns as ANC Limpopo treasurer after evidence ties him to VBS looting
ToekomsVonk claims double standards after BLF leader's racial slurs

ToekomsVonk claims double standards after BLF leader's racial slurs

Civil rights organisation ToekomsVonk has called for justice against Andile Mngxitama, leader of BLF, for hate speech and inciting violence as well as genocide against white people. The group will be pressing its own charges today

ToekomsVonk claims double standards after BLF leader's racial slurs
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