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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

Explainer: Why the judge said enough, ordered Zuma to pay his own legal fees
Jacob Zuma plays piano, inspires Mzansi: 'Wish he could be my mentor'

Jacob Zuma plays piano, inspires Mzansi: 'Wish he could be my mentor'

Jacob Zuma seems to be enjoying his retirement. One of his wives recently shared a photo of Msholozi playing the piano. In November, a video clip was shared in which Zuma also played guitar, while his daughter watched.

Jacob Zuma plays piano, inspires Mzansi: 'Wish he could be my mentor'
Ramaphosa agrees that the new minimum wage is not enough, but a good start

Ramaphosa agrees that the new minimum wage is not enough, but a good start

President Ramaphosa has said that while he agrees the new minimum wage is not enough, it is just the beginning of the journey to a better life for low-income workers. The new R20 minimum hourly wage comes into play in 2019.

Ramaphosa agrees that the new minimum wage is not enough, but a good start
Tributes pour in as ANC stalwart, Mendi Msimang, is laid to rest

Tributes pour in as ANC stalwart, Mendi Msimang, is laid to rest

Mendi Msimang, a former struggle stalwart and member of the African National Congress was laid to rest after he passed at the age of 78. Tributes to Msimang came pouring in as South Africans mourn the tragic loss.

Tributes pour in as ANC stalwart, Mendi Msimang, is laid to rest
FirstRand CEO reckons Eskom should sell off Medupi and Kusile

FirstRand CEO reckons Eskom should sell off Medupi and Kusile

FirstRand CEO Alan Pullinger has weighed in at the energy crisis at Eskom, saying that they should sell two of their biggest coal-fired plants to repair their finances. The Medupi and Kulise plants are still under construction.

FirstRand CEO reckons Eskom should sell off Medupi and Kusile
Cloudy with a chance of Hlaudi? Social media says no thanks to Motsoeneng

Cloudy with a chance of Hlaudi? Social media says no thanks to Motsoeneng

Briefly.co.za reported earlier that former SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng had spoken, once again, about his desire to run for president. Twitter has had a lot to say about Hlaudi's dream job in the meantime, but he won't be happy.

Cloudy with a chance of Hlaudi? Social media says no thanks to Motsoeneng
New minimum wage announced by Ramaphosa effective from 1 January

New minimum wage announced by Ramaphosa effective from 1 January

Speaking at Kliptown in Soweto today President Ramaphosa announced that the new minimum wage of R20 per hour will be in effect as of the 1st of January 2019. This follows 4 bills he had recently put into play in late November.

New minimum wage announced by Ramaphosa effective from 1 January
Gordhan reveals sabatoge as possible cause of loadshedding

Gordhan reveals sabatoge as possible cause of loadshedding

Speaking at a media briefing at Eskom’s Megawatt Park Minister Pravin Gordhan has shed some light on the situation at the power utility as well as the way forward from the dim state of affairs currently facing the entity.

Gordhan reveals sabatoge as possible cause of loadshedding
Ex SABC boss Motsoeneng still holding onto his dream of running for president

Ex SABC boss Motsoeneng still holding onto his dream of running for president

Addressing supporters outside of Johannbesburg High Court former SABC boss spoke of his ambitions to run for the president, saying that the ANC should have done more to protect him against the charges currently facing him

Ex SABC boss Motsoeneng still holding onto his dream of running for president
How much is Jacob Zuma's retirement costing the South African taxpayer?

How much is Jacob Zuma's retirement costing the South African taxpayer?

Although Jacob Zuma has resigned from his position as president he still enjoys numerous benefits from his presidential career. Briefly.co.za takes a look at how much the South African taxpayer forks out to Msholozi's golden years

How much is Jacob Zuma's retirement costing the South African taxpayer?
Gordhan takes control of the situation at Eskom, senior managers to cancel leave

Gordhan takes control of the situation at Eskom, senior managers to cancel leave

Pravin Gordhan did not mince words at today's media briefing to address operational challenges at Eskom. The Public Enterprises Minister began by saying the power utility had been "one of the centres of state capture".

Gordhan takes control of the situation at Eskom, senior managers to cancel leave
EFF blames Ramaphosa in the aftermath following Tsedu's resignation from SABC

EFF blames Ramaphosa in the aftermath following Tsedu's resignation from SABC

The Economic Freedom Fighters are calling out President Cyril Ramaphosa after the fourth executive has resigned from the SABC in a matter of weeks. Mathatha Tsedu’s recent resignation has been confirmed by the presidency today.

EFF blames Ramaphosa in the aftermath following Tsedu's resignation from SABC
Numerous KZN municilapilties collapse under strain from looting and corruption

Numerous KZN municilapilties collapse under strain from looting and corruption

Municipalities in KwaZulu Natal have collapsed due to fraud, maladministration and corruption. Incriminating forensic reports paint a repulsive picture of looting at the dysfunctional municipalities, costing taxpayers millions

Numerous KZN municilapilties collapse under strain from looting and corruption
New evidence alleges Geoff Makhubo scored millions in deal for City of Joburg

New evidence alleges Geoff Makhubo scored millions in deal for City of Joburg

New evidence has surfaced suggesting that Geoff Makhubo, the ANC chair for Johannesburg and a possible mayoral candidate, has received millions from the City of Johannesburg in his capacity as an influence broker.

New evidence alleges Geoff Makhubo scored millions in deal for City of Joburg
Shivambu warns against trusting the ANC's promises after load shedding woes

Shivambu warns against trusting the ANC's promises after load shedding woes

Floyd Shivambu called out the ANC on its empty promise of never putting the country through this situation again with a video of ex-president Jacob Zuma promising that there would never be load shedding ever again.

Shivambu warns against trusting the ANC's promises after load shedding woes
Explainer: Why Eskom wants the government to absorb its R100bn debt

Explainer: Why Eskom wants the government to absorb its R100bn debt

Eskom is expecting the government to absorb a portion of its debt as part of a rescue plan for the state-owned entity. According to Business Day, Eskom expects the state to fork out around R100 billion for the bailout.

Explainer: Why Eskom wants the government to absorb its R100bn debt
Tito Mboweni's defence of Malema’s family privacy divides Twitter

Tito Mboweni's defence of Malema’s family privacy divides Twitter

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni defended Julius Malema's family's right to privacy on Twitter yesterday — but ended up dividing Twitter. Some tweeps agreed with him, but others said Malema has done the same to others.

Tito Mboweni's defence of Malema’s family privacy divides Twitter
On this day: South Africans commemorate 5 years since Madiba’s passing

On this day: South Africans commemorate 5 years since Madiba’s passing

5 December, 2018 marks five years since South Africa's first democratic president, Nelson Mandela, passed away at his Houghton home on 5 December, 2013. South Africa and the world are commemorating him on social media.

On this day: South Africans commemorate 5 years since Madiba’s passing
Total blackout is a possibility for SA, according to Eskom expert consultant

Total blackout is a possibility for SA, according to Eskom expert consultant

Loadshedding has been a hot topic with nationwide restrictions in place. The situation is worse than what people have been led to believe with the country a hairline away from being plunged into complete darkness.

Total blackout is a possibility for SA, according to Eskom expert consultant
History made as the National Assembly adopts Land Report

History made as the National Assembly adopts Land Report

Today will go down in history as the National Assembly saw MPs agreeing to amend the Bill of Rights for the first time in the South Africa's democratic history. The announcement has been met with mixed feelings by the public.

History made as the National Assembly adopts Land Report
Expert points finger at Eskom and ANC for mismanagement of the country's power

Expert points finger at Eskom and ANC for mismanagement of the country's power

Ted Blom, a senior energy mining and commodities strategist and tactician, has blamed Eskom and the ANC for loadshedding. Amidst allegations of wasteful and reckless expenditure at Eskom, the country is experiencing loadshedding.

Expert points finger at Eskom and ANC for mismanagement of the country's power
Suspended official has been earning R250000 a month for sitting at home since January

Suspended official has been earning R250000 a month for sitting at home since January

The transport and urban development commissioner, Melissa Whitehead, has still been receiving her salary amounting to R250000 a month thanks to taxpayers, and this doesn’t even include the other benefits she enjoys.

Suspended official has been earning R250000 a month for sitting at home since January
R80 Billion in irregular expenditure for 2018 financial year- Auditor General

R80 Billion in irregular expenditure for 2018 financial year- Auditor General

The Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has reported that R80 Billion has been lost to wasteful and irregular expenditure for the 2018 financial period alone. Makwetu said that a contributor to the issue was slow disciplinary action.

R80 Billion in irregular expenditure for 2018 financial year- Auditor General
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