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Daily Maverick
Parliamentary diary: A handy platform for electioneeringlast week with: “Local government is in your hands. Vote ANC!” A few days earli
Parliamentary diary: A handy platform for electioneering
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 hours ago
last week with: “Local government is in your hands. Vote ANC!” A few days earlier home affairs committee chairman and ANC MP Lemias Mashile urged people “to vote ANC”. A good few ANC backbenchers did the same in their contributions to the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EFF MP calls DA MP the 'k word'Honourable Paulsen just used the k-word in this house. It is quite unacceptable
EFF MP calls DA MP the 'k word'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 hours ago
Honourable Paulsen just used the k-word in this house. It is quite unacceptable," interjected DA MP James Lorimer. ANC MP Naledi Pandor rose to say that it appeared that during the verbal altercation, Cassim said something to annoy... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Sascoc: Business class seats to MPs while athletes struggleto Dlulane two weeks ago that the trip would indeed be possible. Sascoc said it
Sascoc: Business class seats to MPs while athletes struggle
Daily Maverick / Posted 23 hours ago
to Dlulane two weeks ago that the trip would indeed be possible. Sascoc said it would be sending Dlulane as well as an ANC MP and a member of the official opposition, the Democratic Alliance. Solly Malatsi, the shadow minister of sport, has... Read more
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iol.co.za
Born-freees get tips from freedom fightersaddressed the so-called “born-frees”, who had no recollection or limited knowle
Born-freees get tips from freedom fighters
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
addressed the so-called “born-frees”, who had no recollection or limited knowledge of the Struggle. Gandhi, a former ANC MP, advised the youngsters to fully understand an issue before taking to the streets to protest. Nefolovhodwe is the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Rand hits five-month after Zuma rulingplummeted in December last year after President Zuma sacked his Finance Ministe
Rand hits five-month after Zuma ruling
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
plummeted in December last year after President Zuma sacked his Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and appointed a little-known ANC MP David van Rooyen as his replacement. Following the negative market reaction, Zuma redeployed Van Rooyen and... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Rand hits five-month after Zuma rulingplummeted in December last year after President Zuma sacked his Finance Ministe
Rand hits five-month after Zuma ruling
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 4 days ago
plummeted in December last year after President Zuma sacked his Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and appointed a little-known ANC MP David van Rooyen as his replacement. Following the negative market reaction, Zuma redeployed Van Rooyen and... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Traditional leaders want Constitution reviewedown candidates in this year’s local government elections. Addressing the Novem
Traditional leaders want Constitution reviewed
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
own candidates in this year’s local government elections. Addressing the November conference, Contralesa president and ANC MP Chief Setlamorago Thobejane warned if the ANC continued to act without consensus from traditional leaders in certain... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Arms deal gets a coat of whitewashciting concerns about a “second agenda”. Some of the best-informed “witnesses f
Arms deal gets a coat of whitewash
Mail & Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
citing concerns about a “second agenda”. Some of the best-informed “witnesses for the prosecution”, such as former ANC MP and arms industry specialist Andrew Feinstein, withdrew. For the government and the ruling party, Seriti’s feeble... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Welcome to The Age of Treasonin S v Banda and Others 1990 (3) SA 466 (BG). And so, while treason is now the
Welcome to The Age of Treason
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
in S v Banda and Others 1990 (3) SA 466 (BG). And so, while treason is now the topic du jour, might revelations by former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor, Deputy Minster of Finance Mcebisi Jonas, and former head of GCIS, Themba Maseko, that the Gupta family... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Minister’s assurance: SA is safeof the law. However, he said that the ANC had laid a charge and that it would
Minister’s assurance: SA is safe
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
of the law. However, he said that the ANC had laid a charge and that it would be investigated by the correct agencies. ANC MP and chair of the joint standing committee on Intelligence Connie September told parliament that the claims should be... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Spy minister sees enemies everywhereYouth League's Collen Maine a few months ago‚ Nhleko said no complaint had been
Spy minister sees enemies everywhere
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Youth League's Collen Maine a few months ago‚ Nhleko said no complaint had been laid at a police station in that matter. ANC MP and chair of the joint standing committee on Intelligence Connie September told Parliament that the claims should be... Read more
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iol.co.za
Agriculture minister allocates millions to dud farmof the SACP. According to the minutes of a meeting between the committee and t
Agriculture minister allocates millions to dud farm
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
of the SACP. According to the minutes of a meeting between the committee and the farm's representatives on May 16 2013, ANC MP Salamuddi Abram expressed concern that the farm had been deteriorating for many years, noting there had been “a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mbeki: Arms deal critics anti-African plotterstimes while producing not even a single fact to substantiate their allegation."
Mbeki: Arms deal critics anti-African plotters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
times while producing not even a single fact to substantiate their allegation." Mbeki also said the convictions of former ANC MP Tony Yengeni and of Schabir Shaik did not prove any malfeasance by the government in the arms deal. He said that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Some determined to prove Mandela's govt was corrupt' Mbekiopposition political parties have called the report a whitewash. The commissio
'Some determined to prove Mandela's govt was corrupt' Mbeki
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
opposition political parties have called the report a whitewash. The commission’s critics include Paul Holden, former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein, and Hennie van Vuuren. All three refused to testify at the commission. According to Mbeki, what... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Arms deal inquiry no whitewash, critics just expect one from an African government: Mbekibut hardly surprised‚ that the Commission has come to these findings‚ which are
Arms deal inquiry no whitewash, critics just expect one from an African government: Mbeki
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
but hardly surprised‚ that the Commission has come to these findings‚ which are tantamount to a cover-up‚” said former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein‚ and arms deal critics Paul Holden and Hennie van Vuuren in a joint statement. Now Thabo Mbeki has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghaleb Cachalia's Family Are Warning Parties Against Using Their History to Win ElectionsDr Ismail Mohammed Cachalia, a former ANC MP, and a senior member of the Cachal
Ghaleb Cachalia's Family Are Warning Parties Against Using Their History to Win Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Dr Ismail Mohammed Cachalia, a former ANC MP, and a senior member of the Cachalia family, has released a statement to The Daily Vox clarifying the family's stance on the announcement of Ghaleb Cachalia as DA mayoral candidate for Ekurhuleni. Since... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
R2K welcomes Pariament's decision on Inspector General of IntelligenceCape Town – The Right2Know campaign on Wednesday welcomed the withdrawal of a r
R2K welcomes Pariament's decision on Inspector General of Intelligence
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Cape Town – The Right2Know campaign on Wednesday welcomed the withdrawal of a report recommending former ANC MP Cecil Burgess as a candidate for the next Inspector General of Intelligence. The National Assembly on Wednesday referred the report back... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Arms deal: The three witnesses who withdrewof wrongdoing. All evidence was made available on the website Arms Deal Facts.
Arms deal: The three witnesses who withdrew
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
of wrongdoing. All evidence was made available on the website Arms Deal Facts. Who are they? Andrew Feinstein - Former ANC MP and whistleblower Feinstein resigned as an ANC MP in 2001 in protest at government’s refusal to investigate the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Candidates for inspector general of intelligence to be announcedwere under consideration. Parliament’s joint standing committee on intelligenc
Candidates for inspector general of intelligence to be announced
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
were under consideration. Parliament’s joint standing committee on intelligence (JSCI) report recommended former ANC MP Cecil Burgess’ appointment, News24 reported. Opposition objections Burgess was the former head of the intelligence... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Three arms deal critics express disappointment with commission’s reportbut hardly surprised‚ that the Commission has come to these findings‚ which are
Three arms deal critics express disappointment with commission’s report
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
but hardly surprised‚ that the Commission has come to these findings‚ which are tantamount to a cover-up‚” said former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein‚ and arms deal critics Paul Holden and Hennie van Niekerk in a joint statement. They said it was... Read more
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iafrica.com
ANC denies wanting to change Bok emblemhas distanced itself from remarks reportedly made by one of its MPs calling for
ANC denies wanting to change Bok emblem
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
has distanced itself from remarks reportedly made by one of its MPs calling for the Springbok emblem to be removed. ANC MP Strike Ralegoma, who sits on the portfolio committee on sports and recreation, reportedly called for the Springbok... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Changing Bok emblem not ANC policy’Cape Town - The ANC has distanced itself from remarks allegedly made by ANC MP
‘Changing Bok emblem not ANC policy’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Cape Town - The ANC has distanced itself from remarks allegedly made by ANC MP Strike Ralegoma calling for the Springbok emblem to be changed. Ralegoma, who is also a member of the portfolio committee on sports and recreation, reportedly asked for... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC’s Mabe loses bid to recover millions from PrasaPretoria - ANC MP Pule Mabe’s company KGP Media Investments has lost its urgent
ANC’s Mabe loses bid to recover millions from Prasa
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Pretoria - ANC MP Pule Mabe’s company KGP Media Investments has lost its urgent high court bid to recover several millions from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), arising from an alleged agreement between the parties in terms of which... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Parliamentary Diary: MPs in budget vote conveyer belt(EFF) MP Mmabatho Mokause. “Those who must apologise, they (are those who) are
Parliamentary Diary: MPs in budget vote conveyer belt
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
(EFF) MP Mmabatho Mokause. “Those who must apologise, they (are those who) are making government not to work,” retorted ANC MP Moloko Maila in closing his speech. And ANC MP Bongani Bongo fingered the opposition for failing to talk to the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Axe hovers over SABC bigwigsof what their requirements must be. We've got no idea what are deemed suitable
Axe hovers over SABC bigwigs
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
of what their requirements must be. We've got no idea what are deemed suitable skills to be appointed," said Shinn. ANC MP Moses Tseli said Shinn could not accuse the minister of interference when it was Muthambi's duty to ensure that the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Lily miners not forgotten, says ministerwere rescued via a ventilation shaft but the rock that fell over the container
Lily miners not forgotten, says minister
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
were rescued via a ventilation shaft but the rock that fell over the container has made it difficult to reach the three. ANC MP, Mandla Mandela, took a moment during Zwane's speech later at Parliament to turn attention to at least five illegal... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zwane heckled over Guptas in budget speechto convince an owner to sell. "But perhaps I am not Gupta enough for you," he q
Zwane heckled over Guptas in budget speech
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
to convince an owner to sell. "But perhaps I am not Gupta enough for you," he quipped. Earlier this year a former ANC MP, Vygie Mentor, and Deputy Finance Minister Jonas Mcebisi made the startling allegation that they were offered... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Nene joins Allan Gray boarddirector of Allan Gray. Nene was fired as finance minister in December last ye
Nene joins Allan Gray board
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 14 days ago
director of Allan Gray. Nene was fired as finance minister in December last year and replaced by little known ANC MP David van Rooyen. Van Rooyen though only lasted four days before he was replaced by Pravin Gordhan after the markets... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Wake-up call for MPs who slumber“statement” claiming she had been praying for South Africa made the rounds this
Wake-up call for MPs who slumber
Daily Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
“statement” claiming she had been praying for South Africa made the rounds this week. Just a few hours later in the house, ANC MP Rosina Semenya, chairwoman of the agriculture and fisheries committee, can be seen on a video nodding off behind Home... Read more
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iafrica.com
Nene joins Allan Gray boarddirector of Allan Gray. Nene was fired as finance minister in December last ye
Nene joins Allan Gray board
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
director of Allan Gray. Nene was fired as finance minister in December last year and replaced by little known ANC MP David van Rooyen. Van Rooyen though only lasted four days before he was replaced by Pravin Gordhan after the markets... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA links Guptas to the Free State government Focus on allegationsrefused to take the job and Des van Rooyen was slotted in, only to be replaced
DA links Guptas to the Free State government Focus on allegations
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
refused to take the job and Des van Rooyen was slotted in, only to be replaced four days later by Pravin Gordhan. Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor also alleged in a Facebook post that the family, who have close business ties with President Zuma’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hard-hitting films at Encounters festivalNoam Chomsky, gives a thought-provoking account of global inequality. Shadow W
Hard-hitting films at Encounters festival
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
Noam Chomsky, gives a thought-provoking account of global inequality. Shadow World: Taking his cue from former ANC MP, Andrew Feinstein’s bestselling exposé of the global arms trade, director Johan Grimonprez takes us into the murky... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Confidential' tender revelations upset prisons bossparliamentary standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) is also upset over
'Confidential' tender revelations upset prisons boss
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
parliamentary standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) is also upset over the controversial tender. Vincent Smith, ANC MP and representative on the committee, said it was "not wise to have to wait 18 months for the AG findings". "If there... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Nkandla judgment a wake up call for Parliament'Priority Crime Investigation. "The difficulty with the Hawks is they are part
'Nkandla judgment a wake up call for Parliament'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
Priority Crime Investigation. "The difficulty with the Hawks is they are part of the police and cannot be independent." ANC MP Francois Beukman said they were looking at making the Hawks a separate budget vote, which would move them from being... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
When it comes to Madonsela, sorry seems to be the hardest word for ANCThuli Madonsela (Lerato Maduna, Netwerk24) Parliament – ANC MPs on Parliament'
When it comes to Madonsela, sorry seems to be the hardest word for ANC
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
Thuli Madonsela (Lerato Maduna, Netwerk24) Parliament – ANC MPs on Parliament's justice committee on Thursday rejected renewed calls to apologise to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Opposition party MPs expressed concerns that their calls for an... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Correctional Services tender blocked by watchdogthe cancellation process‚ the report said. Numerous irregularities have been f
Correctional Services tender blocked by watchdog
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
the cancellation process‚ the report said. Numerous irregularities have been flagged with Integritron's tender bid. ANC MP Vincent Smith last month in parliament asked Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha how the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Suppliers owed R100bnstationery company that struggled to be paid because the stationery tender went
Suppliers owed R100bn
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
stationery company that struggled to be paid because the stationery tender went to a "middleman, who gets all the money". ANC MP Nkhensani Shope-Sithole said she knew of a number of contractors that went bust because they had not been paid by the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Treasury official tells MPs he will quit if documents late againrules. "We are not just being fussy. Public participation becomes very difficu
Treasury official tells MPs he will quit if documents late again
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
rules. "We are not just being fussy. Public participation becomes very difficult if we get the documents here and now," ANC MP Sheila Shoke-Sithole said. "When are we going to discuss these documents with our constituencies? It is only when... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Banks must stick to their gunsto stop Jacob Zuma and his friends’ nefarious machinations. Jacob Zuma must be
Banks must stick to their guns
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
to stop Jacob Zuma and his friends’ nefarious machinations. Jacob Zuma must be made aware that unlike the sycophantic ANC MPs ordinary and concerned South Africans are not willing to let him get away with all the indiscretions he commits at... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Nene set for private sector rolesector company, according to reports. Nene was fired from his post in December
Nene set for private sector role
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 20 days ago
sector company, according to reports. Nene was fired from his post in December last year and replaced by little known ANC MP David van Rooyen. Van Rooyen though only lasted four days before he was replaced by Pravin Gordhan after the markets... Read more
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iafrica.com
Nene set for private sector rolesector company, according to reports. Nene was fired from his post in December
Nene set for private sector role
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
sector company, according to reports. Nene was fired from his post in December last year and replaced by little known ANC MP David van Rooyen. Van Rooyen though only lasted four days before he was replaced by Pravin Gordhan after the markets... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
An ethical leader leaves no room for corruption Mogoengupgrades to his Nkandla homestead. Zuma has also faced criticism over his ties
An ethical leader leaves no room for corruption Mogoeng
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
upgrades to his Nkandla homestead. Zuma has also faced criticism over his ties to the controversial Gupta family. Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor claimed that the Guptas had offered her the position of public enterprises minister in 2010 while Zuma... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Having ANN7 on your CV is seen as a joke stafferministers are appointed by President Jacob Zuma, who is said to have close ties
Having ANN7 on your CV is seen as a joke staffer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
ministers are appointed by President Jacob Zuma, who is said to have close ties to the Gupta family. Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor claimed that the Guptas had offered her the position of public enterprises minister in 2010 while Zuma... Read more
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Daily Maverick
State Capture: Keeping up with No 1, Hawks boss asks for a jet and more moneyhe had forgotten to provide the Treasury with a proper motivation for the reque
State Capture: Keeping up with No 1, Hawks boss asks for a jet and more money
Daily Maverick / Posted 23 days ago
he had forgotten to provide the Treasury with a proper motivation for the requested big-ticket budget/wish list. It was ANC MP Leonard Ramatlakane who reminded Ntlemeza that without “something on paper” there was little the committee could do to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
I did not meet Guptas in Dubai – Van RooyenZwane and that of Van Rooyen, as well as offering ministerial posts to Deputy F
I did not meet Guptas in Dubai – Van Rooyen
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
Zwane and that of Van Rooyen, as well as offering ministerial posts to Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas and former ANC MP, Vytjie Mentor. Van Rooyen was appointed by Zuma to take over the position following the removal of Nhlanhla Nene in... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Zuma gets warm PE welcomeBay Metro mayor Danny Jordaan. Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane
Zuma gets warm PE welcome
Mail & Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
Bay Metro mayor Danny Jordaan. Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane was also spotted in the crowd, as well as ANC MP Cedric Frolick, who is from the metro. Even though Zuma did not mention the ANC or the elections in his speech,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Opposition parties raise questions about ministerial trips to DubaiZwane and that of Van Rooyen, as well as offering ministerial posts to Deputy F
Opposition parties raise questions about ministerial trips to Dubai
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
Zwane and that of Van Rooyen, as well as offering ministerial posts to Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas and former ANC MP, Vytjie Mentor. Van Rooyen was appointed by Zuma to take over the position following the removal of Nhlanhla Nene in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Guptas conceded EFFfinance minister Des van Rooyen, as well as offering ministerial posts to Deput
Guptas conceded EFF
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
finance minister Des van Rooyen, as well as offering ministerial posts to Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas and former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor. The allegations are that in return for these positions, these ministers would ensure the Guptas... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gupta brothers leave South Africafinance minister Des van Rooyen, as well as offering ministerial posts to Deput
Gupta brothers leave South Africa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
finance minister Des van Rooyen, as well as offering ministerial posts to Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas and former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor. Ajay and Atul were the co-chairs of Oakbay Investments, while Atul was the chair of Oakbay Resources... Read more
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iol.co.za
Feathers fly as Hawks boss grilled on probesprevious call for the Hawks to stick to their operational guidelines and avoid
Feathers fly as Hawks boss grilled on probes
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
previous call for the Hawks to stick to their operational guidelines and avoid “running commentary in the media” on cases. ANC MP Leonard Ramatlakane said Ntlemeza’s request for more funds, after he complained he was getting just one percent of the... Read more
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