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Heads set to roll as Ramaphosa's train delayed for three hours

Heads set to roll as Ramaphosa's train delayed for three hours

Ramaphosa adamant that heads must roll after train arrives hours late
Survey reveals that South Africans trust the EFF to fight corruption

Survey finds voters consider the EFF less corrupt than the ANC

A recent survey conducted by the Institute of Race Relations has revealed that the EFF is considered more trustworthy than the ruling party as far as corruption is concerned.

Survey finds voters consider the EFF less corrupt than the ANC
Major Zuma defender reportedly received dubious R27m state contract

Major Zuma defender reportedly received dubious R27m state contract

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reportedly paid over R27 million in legal fees when it could have obtained the same services for free from the Office of the State Attorney.

Major Zuma defender reportedly received dubious R27m state contract
Maimane criticises ANC, claims Ramaphosa not in charge of the country

Maimane slams Ramaphosa, says he is not in control of South Africa

Mmusi Maimane has slammed Cyril Ramaphosa, claiming that the president is not actually in control of the country. Maimane made the comments on Sunday at a DA event in uMlazi.

Maimane slams Ramaphosa, says he is not in control of South Africa
Florence Radzilani rumoured to become Limpopo's first female premier

Florence Radzilani rumoured to become Limpopo's first female premier

Florence Radzilani is currently expected to become Limpopo's first female premier after this year's election. Radzilani's name has reportedly been put forward within ANC caucuses as premier candidate. Radzilani is in 7th place

Florence Radzilani rumoured to become Limpopo's first female premier
Blade Nzimande claims EFF knows they will never rule South Africa

Blade Nzimande claims EFF knows they will never rule South Africa

Dr Blade Nzimande has blamed the Economic Freedom Fighters for the damage done to higher learning institutions. The former minister feels that the party has an alternative agenda for their numerous protests.

Blade Nzimande claims EFF knows they will never rule South Africa
Harry Gwala mayor arrested in connection with Sindiso Magaqa murder

Harry Gwala mayor arrested in connection with Sindiso Magaqa murder

Mluleki Ndobe has been arrested in connection with the murder of Sindiso Magaqa. The Harry Gwala mayor will be appearing in court today.

Harry Gwala mayor arrested in connection with Sindiso Magaqa murder
DA in race row after MP, Dianne Kohler Barnard, made racist remarks

DA MP, Dianne Kohler Barnard, taken to court for racist remarks

DA MP, Dianne Kohler Barnard, has once again been accused of racism. Louw Nel, DA parliamentary operations director, is hauling Kohler Barnard to the Equality court after she made a comment about black youths.

DA MP, Dianne Kohler Barnard, taken to court for racist remarks
High Court orders investigation into claims of police xenophobia

High Court orders investigation into claims of police xenophobia

It appears that several political parties have taken a harsher stance toward foreign nationals. Similarly, police in areas like Mpumalanga have come down hard on businesses operated by foreigners without proper documentation.

High Court orders investigation into claims of police xenophobia
Makhosi Khoza quits Outa, will pursue other activism and research

Makhosi Khoza quits Outa, will pursue other activism and research

Makhosi Khoza, a former ANC MP, has stepped down from Outa, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse. Khoza previously left the ANC in 2017 to form her own party, called African Democratic Change (ADC)

Makhosi Khoza quits Outa, will pursue other activism and research
Magashule defends ANC lists, says party complied with Constitution

Magashule says corruption charges don't count against ANC candidates

ANC Secretary General, Ace Magashule, said that the party had "respected everything" when compiling its list of election candidates. He added that the ANC left the decision to appear on the list to the candidates themselves.

Magashule says corruption charges don't count against ANC candidates
Nene tells Zondo about Gupta meetings, says EFF pressured him over VBS

Nene tells Zondo about Gupta meetings, says EFF pressured him over VBS

Nhlanhla Nene concluded his testimony before the Zondo Commission yesterday. Nene elaborated on his meeting with the Guptas. He also said he had not been fully transparent in some of his previous statements.

Nene tells Zondo about Gupta meetings, says EFF pressured him over VBS
New survey: Zuma's campaigning hurting ANC, most supporters prefer Cyril

New poll shows Zuma's campaigning is hurting ANC election support

A new survey suggests that 50% of ANC voters would be less likely to support the party if Jacob Zuma joined the campaign efforts. These were the findings of a poll conducted by the South African Citizens Survey.

New poll shows Zuma's campaigning is hurting ANC election support
Ahmed Kathrada slams Faith Mazibuko, says her apology is not enough

Ahmed Kathrada slams Faith Mazibuko, says her apology is not enough

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has called for Gauteng Sport and Recreation MEC, Faith Mazibuko, to be fired. The organisation said it was "deeply perturbed" by Mazibuko's comments in the leaked recording which surfaced this week.

Ahmed Kathrada slams Faith Mazibuko, says her apology is not enough
Vytjie Mentor says she's not voting ANC, urges others to do same

Vytjie Mentor says she's not voting ANC, urges others to do same

Ex-ANC MP, Vytjie Mentor, has said that she will not be voting for the ANC on 8 May. Mentor made the comment on Facebook this week. Mentor called on other South Africans to also abandon the ruling party.

Vytjie Mentor says she's not voting ANC, urges others to do same
ANC accuses DA of awarding contract to wife of 28s gang boss

ANC accuses DA of awarding contract to wife of 28s gang boss

The ANC has alleged that the City of Cape Town gave a lucrative housing contract to the wife of a suspected gangster. The contract was awarded to Glomix Housebrokers CC, which is run by Nicole Stanfield.

ANC accuses DA of awarding contract to wife of 28s gang boss
Mzansi condemns Faith Mazibuko after controversial recording leaks

Mzansi condemns Faith Mazibuko after controversial recording leaks

Briefly.co.za recently shared the story about Gauteng MEC for Sports and Recreation, Faith Mazibuko, who has landed in hot water after a recording emerged in which she can be heard instructing employees to break the law.

Mzansi condemns Faith Mazibuko after controversial recording leaks
Disappointment and outrage - Gigaba returns to ANC Parly elections lists

Many outraged over Malusi Gigaba's Parly election list comeback

The ANC recently released its list of candidates for the upcoming elections. Some of the names, however, caused a stir because they have been linked to corruption. Perhaps the most notable candidate is Malusi Gigaba

Many outraged over Malusi Gigaba's Parly election list comeback
Fact check: Does Tito Mboweni have his job creation numbers right?

Fact check: Does Tito Mboweni have his job creation numbers right?

In Tito Mboweni's budget speech, the Finance Minister promised sweeping policies to address the country's economic woes. In particular, he made several claims about the extent to which several government policies had succeeded.

Fact check: Does Tito Mboweni have his job creation numbers right?
BLF registers for election, says white people can't join party

BLF registers for election, says white people can't join party

The controversial Black First Land First (BLF) party has reportedly registered for the upcoming elections and submitted its finalised list of candidates to the IEC, it announced at a press conference

BLF registers for election, says white people can't join party
MEC instructs employees to violate regulations to help ANC win election

Gauteng MEC instructs employees to break law in leaked recording

A recording has surfaced which appears to show how Gauteng Sports and Recreation MEC, Faith Mazibuko, pressured her staff to violate regulations in order to help the ANC win elections.

Gauteng MEC instructs employees to break law in leaked recording
ANC defends election lists, says tainted candidates won't hurt support

ANC defends election lists, says tainted candidates won't hurt support

The ANC has said that it does not think having candidates implicated in corruption on its election lists will hurt the party at the polls. Its list includes Bathabile Dlamini, Nomvula Mokonyane and Malusi Gigaba, among others.

ANC defends election lists, says tainted candidates won't hurt support
EFF elections lists: 50% women, includes #FeesMustFall leaders

EFF elections lists: 50% women, includes #FeesMustFall leaders

The EFF has published its list of parliamentary candidates for the upcoming elections. The list has a 50/50 split between men and women and includes several leaders of the #FeesMustFall movement.

EFF elections lists: 50% women, includes #FeesMustFall leaders
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