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At 70, Job Mokgoro is not daunted by his new role as premier of the North West

At 70, Job Mokgoro is not daunted by his new role as premier of the North West

At 70, Job Mokgoro is not daunted by his new role as premier of the North West
DA asks president Ramaphosa to rethink paying Zuma's legal fees

DA asks president Ramaphosa to rethink paying Zuma's legal fees

The DA has written to the president in an attempt to get him to reconsider his decision to have the state paying Zuma's legal expenses. The DA feels that this decision is an abuse of tax money and the president should not allow it

DA asks president Ramaphosa to rethink paying Zuma's legal fees
Mmusi Maimane: DA has program which can deliver land reform and restitution

Mmusi Maimane: DA has program which can deliver land reform and restitution

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said it was absolutely critical for black South Africans to own land. Maimane was speaking in Soweto where he joined City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba in handing title deeds to homeowners.

Mmusi Maimane: DA has program which can deliver land reform and restitution
Sports Minister to study Ashwin Willemse findings before making public statement

Sports Minister to study Ashwin Willemse findings before making public statement

Minister of sport Thokozile Xasa has remained silent on the findings of an independent report into the infamous incident between Ashwin Willemse, Naas Botha and Nick Mallet. She will study the report before commenting.

Sports Minister to study Ashwin Willemse findings before making public statement
Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments

Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments

The DA has taken exception with Julius Malema’s remarks about the majority of Indians being racists, so-much-so, that the DA has opened a complaint against the EFF leader and his deputy Floyd Shivambu for their recent remarks.

Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments
David Makhura says government should make it impossible for politicians to steal

David Makhura says civil society should demand ethics, clean governance from leaders

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has called on politicians and ordinary South Africans to foster an obsession with ethical leadership and clean governance. Makhura said this was the only way to realised President Ramaphosa's vision.

David Makhura says civil society should demand ethics, clean governance from leaders
Ace Magashule: ANC trying to unite all members ahead of 2019 elections

Ace Magashule says ANC will push for unity ahead of 2019 elections

The African National Congress’ (ANC) national leaders are doing everything in their power to unite party members ahead of the 2019 general election, this is according to the ANC’s secretary general Ace Magashule.

Ace Magashule says ANC will push for unity ahead of 2019 elections
Economic Freedom Fighters: The underdogs that might just win the 2019 elections?

Economic Freedom Fighters: The underdogs that might just win the 2019 elections?

The EFF have been growing in numbers and thanks to their outspoken leader they have gained intense loyalty with those numbers. Perhaps the DA and the ANC need to watch their backs during the elections next year.

Economic Freedom Fighters: The underdogs that might just win the 2019 elections?
ANC in chaos as KwaZulu-Natal elective conference abandoned before it starts

ANC in chaos as KwaZulu-Natal elective conference abandoned before it starts

The African National Congress (ANC) remains in a state of chaos in KwaZulu-Natal, this comes after the party’s Moses Mabhida regional conference to elect new regional leaders was abandoned before it even began on Sunday.

ANC in chaos as KwaZulu-Natal elective conference abandoned before it starts
Who, what and where? What politicians are doing this week

Who, what and where? What politicians are doing this week

This week is going to be a busy week for politicians, both at national and party level. The ANC’s NEC meets on Monday to try and resolve several critical internal issues. Hearings on land reform amendments also start on Monday.

Who, what and where? What politicians are doing this week
ANC stalwart warns Ramaphosa that Afrikaners won’t give up land without a fight

ANC stalwart warns Ramaphosa about dangers of land expropriation without compensation

ANC anti-apartheid stalwart Andrew Mlangeni has warned President Cyril Ramaphosa to handle land reform carefully in order to avoid a disaster. He warned that Afrikaners would not give up their land without a fight.

ANC stalwart warns Ramaphosa about dangers of land expropriation without compensation
Briefly this week: Politics, a bride after revenge, napping cops and messianic maniac

Briefly this week: Politics, a bride after revenge, napping cops and messianic maniac

Top stories covered by this week showed us that while politicians are fascinating, people are most interested in stories about people like themselves, like the story about a groom's worst nightmare to cops caught napping.

Briefly this week: Politics, a bride after revenge, napping cops and messianic maniac
Malema launches an attack on Indians calling them racists

"The majority of Indians are racist" - Malema attacks Indians in fiery speech

During a Youth Day speech at Matlosana Stadium in Klerksdorp in the North West, EFF leader Julius Malema alleged that Indians had it better during apartheid than black people. He also attacked Indian journalists.

"The majority of Indians are racist" - Malema attacks Indians in fiery speech
Chickens coming home to roost for Brian Molefe after damning Transnet report

Chickens coming home to roost for Brian Molefe after damning Transnet report

A draft forensic report compiled by Mncedisi Ndlovu & Sedumedi Attorneys paints a damning picture of mismanagement at the parastatal Transnet. The report alleges that Molefe intentionally misled the board and inflated a deal.

Chickens coming home to roost for Brian Molefe after damning Transnet report
Assessment time: Experts offer Ramaphosa's presidential report card

Assessment time: Experts offer Ramaphosa's presidential report card

Qobo and Setlhalogile argue the new president should take a firm approach to undo the damage left by what is generally described as the "deeply damaged economy and state institutions," left as a legacy of Zuma's presidency.

Assessment time: Experts offer Ramaphosa's presidential report card
"I have achieved a lot in my life without matric," Hlaudi to CCMA

"I have achieved a lot in my life without matric," Hlaudi to CCMA

On Friday, whilst under cross-examination, Hlaudi Motsoneng reportedly took issue with comments made by former SABC board member, Krish Naidoo who had described the former COO of the public broadcaster as a "high-school dropout."

"I have achieved a lot in my life without matric," Hlaudi to CCMA
"Governance is collapsing" - Ramaphosa is concerned that the state is failing the people

"Governance is collapsing" - Ramaphosa is concerned that the state is failing the people

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the latest incidence of the government's failure to help the people as a collapse of governance. He was speaking at the Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation's conference.

"Governance is collapsing" - Ramaphosa is concerned that the state is failing the people
Why the ANC was forced to remove Supra Mahumapelo as North-West premier

Why the ANC was forced to remove Supra Mahumapelo as North-West premier

The inter-ministerial task team which was established to investigate matters in the North West province earlier this year has briefed the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on its findings which led to the removal of the premier

Why the ANC was forced to remove Supra Mahumapelo as North-West premier
ANC Johannesburg to cough up R270 000 or lose Luthuli House

ANC Johannesburg to cough up R270 000 or lose Luthuli House

The ANC's Johannesburg caucus has until the close of business on Friday to make a payment of R270 000 to the City of Johannesburg or face having of the party's national headquarters, Luthuli House, seized by the city.

ANC Johannesburg to cough up R270 000 or lose Luthuli House
Zuma could return to power if ANC Eastern Cape court appeal succeeds

Zuma could return to power if ANC Eastern Cape court appeal succeeds

The ANC's national dispute resolution committee will be engaged in a series of critical meetings this coming weekend. The committee will aim to resolve internal issues which could conceivably lead to Jacob Zuma being ANC leader.

Zuma could return to power if ANC Eastern Cape court appeal succeeds
Gordhan outlines Ramaphosa’s case against Tom Moyane in scathing 69-page affidavit

Gordhan outlines Ramaphosa’s case against Tom Moyane in scathing 69-page affidavit

In a surprising move, the Presidency has allowed Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to file an affidavit outlining President Cyril Ramaphosa’s case against the suspended boss of the South African Revenue Service Tom Moyane

Gordhan outlines Ramaphosa’s case against Tom Moyane in scathing 69-page affidavit
ANC saves Luthuli House from being seized by City of Johannesburg

ANC saves Luthuli House from being seized by City of Johannesburg

The ANC in Johannesburg have managed to save the party’s headquarters, Chief Albert Luthuli House, from being seized by the City of Johannesburg for failing to settle outstanding legal fees amounting to R300 000.

ANC saves Luthuli House from being seized by City of Johannesburg
Zille blasts Mkhwebane’s understanding of the law over colonialism tweet ruling

Zille blasts Mkhwebane’s understanding of the law over colonialism tweet ruling

Helen Zille is fighting back against a ruling by the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, which found Zille had violated the Constitution and breached the executive member’s code of ethics with her colonialism tweet.

Zille blasts Mkhwebane’s understanding of the law over colonialism tweet ruling
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