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Fact check: What has South Africa's government done to ensure safety on trains?

Fact check: What has South Africa's government done to ensure safety on trains?

Fact check: What has South Africa's government done to ensure safety on trains?
The ANC has lodged a formal complaint over DA's controversial billboard

The ANC has lodged a formal complaint over DA's controversial billboard

The ANC has lodged a formal complaint against the DA over their new election billboard. The billboard, unveiled this week in Johannesburg, lists the names of those who lost their lives in the Marikana massacre and the Life Esidime

The ANC has lodged a formal complaint over DA's controversial billboard
DA's Phumzile Van Damme showing modest roots tainted with 'tea girl' insult

DA's Phumzile Van Damme showing modest roots tainted with 'tea girl' insult

Democratic Alliance MP Phumzile Van Damme took to social media to relive her modest beginning as part of the party's election campaign. Her efforts were tainted by one user commenting “So I was right. You are a tea girl.”

DA's Phumzile Van Damme showing modest roots tainted with 'tea girl' insult
Transport Minister rebukes PRASA for risking lives with R20bn underspending

Transport Minister rebukes PRASA for risking lives with R20bn underspending

Transport Minister, Blade Nzimande, visited 6 orphans who had lost their parents in the Mountainview train accident last week. During his visit, he condemed PRASA for R20 billion worth of under spending, which could've saved lives

Transport Minister rebukes PRASA for risking lives with R20bn underspending
EFF prepares for list conference, says it is seeking honest candidates

EFF prepares for list conference, says it is seeking honest candidates

The EFF is finalizing is hosting its national list conference this weekend. The event is set to take place outside Bloemfontein. It will see the party finalizing its candidates for the upcoming elections. Briefly.co.za has learned

EFF prepares for list conference, says it is seeking honest candidates
State Capture Inquiry: What we learnt from Angelo Agrizzi's testimony today

State Capture Inquiry: What we learnt from Angelo Agrizzi's testimony today

Ex-COO officer for BOSASA, Angelo Agrizzi is sparing no blows in his testimony at the Zondo commission of inquiry. Revealing alleged corruption at the controversial company, Agrizzi told the inquiry what his role had been.

State Capture Inquiry: What we learnt from Angelo Agrizzi's testimony today
Taxpayers disbursed R1m for Zuma's transport and cellphone since he quit

Taxpayers disbursed R1m for Zuma's transport and cellphone since he quit

South African taxpayers have forked out almost R1 million to fund Jacob Zuma, his wives and his staffs transport and phone bills. This amount is just the costs for the 9 months since his resignation on the 14th of February 2018.

Taxpayers disbursed R1m for Zuma's transport and cellphone since he quit
Mopani mayor uses the promise of work to bribe people for votes

Mopani mayor uses the promise of work to bribe people for votes

Mopani district municipality mayor, Nkakareng Rakgoale, has been caught out after a voice note has gone viral on social media. In the video, the mayor promises ANC members work opportunities in exchange for votes.

Mopani mayor uses the promise of work to bribe people for votes
Maimane calls on Ramaphosa to cancel all Bosasa contracts immediately

Maimane calls on Ramaphosa to cancel all Bosasa contracts immediately

Leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane is calling for President Cyril Ramaphosa to cancel all BOSASA contracts with immediate effect. Maimane also questioned the President's R500 000 'donation' for the same company.

Maimane calls on Ramaphosa to cancel all Bosasa contracts immediately
Pravin Gordhan says other political parties are not worth attacking

Pravin Gordhan says other political parties are not worth attacking

Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan has said that while the ANC is campaigning it will not criticize other parties. "I haven't attacked any other party, they're not worth attacking," Gordhan said. He was speaking in Lenasia

Pravin Gordhan says other political parties are not worth attacking
Update: ANC big wig says he's 'fine' after luxury cars seized by state

Update: ANC big wig says he's 'fine' after luxury cars seized by state

The National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture Unit ( AFU) paid a visit to the ANC's Mike Mabuyakhulu this morning, and it wasn’t a pleasant one. However, the deputy chair put on a brave face, saying simply that 'I am fine'

Update: ANC big wig says he's 'fine' after luxury cars seized by state
Outrage at DA's controversial #TheANCIsKillingUs billboard, campaign

Outrage at DA's controversial #TheANCIsKillingUs billboard, campaign

The DA's new #TheANCIsKillingUs has received a mixed response, from support to outrage. The DA unveiled the campaign on Wednesday in Johannesburg, alongside billboards listing the names of individuals who had lost their lives in t

Outrage at DA's controversial #TheANCIsKillingUs billboard, campaign
Citizens react to Agrizzi's Bosasa revelations at Zondo Commission

Citizens react to Agrizzi's Bosasa revelations at Zondo Commission

Angelo Agrizzi, a former COO officer of BOSASA, recently revealed that the controversial company paid between R4 million to R6 million in bribes. Citizens were shocked at the news and took to social media to express their views.

Citizens react to Agrizzi's Bosasa revelations at Zondo Commission
AFU swoops in to raid the properties of KZN ANC big wig and 7 co-accused

AFU swoops in to raid the properties of KZN ANC big wig and 7 co-accused

The Asset Forfeiture Unit carried out raids today on the homes and businesses of eight people, including Mike Mabuyakhulu, connected to the North Sea Jazz scandal, with the unit attaching assets worth approximately R12 million.

AFU swoops in to raid the properties of KZN ANC big wig and 7 co-accused
Agrizzi says Bosassa paid more than R4 million a month in bribes

Agrizzi says Bosassa paid more than R4 million a month in bribes

Angelo Agrizzi, a former executive of facilities manangement company Bosassa, says the company spent more than R4 million a month on bribing politicians and government officials in exchange for tenders. He made the bombshell state

Agrizzi says Bosassa paid more than R4 million a month in bribes
Could a video prove Ramaphosa and Mabuza were out to embarrass Jacob Zuma?

Could a video prove Ramaphosa and Mabuza were out to embarrass Jacob Zuma?

A video that has surfaced on social media could prove that top ANC officials had colluded in a plot to embarrass ex-president Jacob Zuma. Reports allege that the plot attempted to exclude Zuma from a gala dinner held recently.

Could a video prove Ramaphosa and Mabuza were out to embarrass Jacob Zuma?
DA youth leader Luyolo Mpithi accused of sowing racial division

DA youth leader Luyolo Mpithi accused of sowing racial division

The trade union Solidarity has accused DA youth leader, Luyolo Mpithi, of fueling racial divisions after he shared the viral photo of the Schweizer-Reneke classroom. The photo depicted Grade 1 learners who appeared to be separated

DA youth leader Luyolo Mpithi accused of sowing racial division
Mzwanele Manyi says the ATM has more supporters than the ANC

Mzwanele Manyi says the ATM has more supporters than the ANC

Mzwanele Manyi says that his African Transformation Movement has more members than the ANC. The former Gupta associate made the comments while speaking to Eusebius Mckaiser. "ATM does not belong in the category of small parties,"

Mzwanele Manyi says the ATM has more supporters than the ANC
'ANC is killing us' declares the DA with the unveiling of billboard in Joburg

'ANC is killing us' declares the DA with the unveiling of billboard in Joburg

The DA rallied supporters, culminating in the unveiling of a billboard declaring that the 'ANC is killing us', in honour of the victims of the Marikana and Life Esidimeni tragedies as well as children who had died in pit toilets

'ANC is killing us' declares the DA with the unveiling of billboard in Joburg
South Africans react to Zimbabwe's opposition calling for Ramaphosa's help

South Africans react to Zimbabwe's opposition calling for Ramaphosa's help

Zimbabweans are calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in the unrest gripping the country. South Africa's neighbour is suffering an internet blackout imposed by the government on Monday in response to a fuel hike.

South Africans react to Zimbabwe's opposition calling for Ramaphosa's help
Makhosini Nkosi's resignation leaves KZN's anti-corruption drive in tatters

Makhosini Nkosi's resignation leaves KZN's anti-corruption drive in tatters

The resignation of Newcastle mayor Makhosini Nkosi has shaken the KZN political establishment and left the province's anti-corruption drive devastated. Nkosi resigned in the face of death threats related to his work.

Makhosini Nkosi's resignation leaves KZN's anti-corruption drive in tatters
Opinion: Zizi Kodwa on how 'colour blindism' will destroy Mzansi

Opinion: Zizi Kodwa explains why 'colour blindism' is dangerous for SA

Zizi Kodwa, the ANC head of presidency, gave his opinion on the topic of 'colour blindism' and how it is toxic for South Africa and its attempt to move forward. This is an opinion piece where Briefly.co.za has reported on Kodwa.

Opinion: Zizi Kodwa explains why 'colour blindism' is dangerous for SA
Fact checking Radovan Krejcir's claims he paid Zuma R2.5m for asylum

Fact checking Radovan Krejcir's claims he paid Zuma R2.5m for asylum

Abram Mashego unpacks his article on Radovan Krejcir and his allegation that the ex-president Jacob Zuma accepted a R2.5 mill bribe in exchange for asylum. The Czech mobster also spoke of his relationship with Duduzane Zuma.

Fact checking Radovan Krejcir's claims he paid Zuma R2.5m for asylum
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