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Mabuyane elected Eastern Cape ANC chairman at troubled conference

 EAST LONDON, October 1 – Outgoing African National Congress Eastern Cape secretary Oscar Mabuyane has been elected provincial chairman at the ANC’s strife torn conference in East London this weekend. Following the voting at the conference held at the East London International Convention Centre, Mabuyane swept in with 931 votes against outgoing chairman Phumulo Masualle’s […]

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DA bid to force Zuma state capture inquiry fails

JOHANNESBURG, September 29 – The North Gauteng High Court on Friday turned down the application by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to compel President Jacob Zuma to immediately implement the Public Protectors remedial action recommended in her “State of Capture” report. Earlier in 2017, the then Public Protector Thuli Madonsela ordered that, within 30 days, Zuma must establish a […]

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Criminals in SAfrica would be made to drink their own pee, says Police Minister

  PRETORIA, September 29 –  South Africa’s Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday sent a strong warning to criminals, cautioning that the police will take drastic action against them. Mbalula made the remarks at the South African Police Service’s Pretoria West training academy where he was launching the elite Tactical Response Team (TRT) and tracking units. “We resuscitate this […]

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We are not interfering, says Cosatu president on national shutdown

DURBAN, September – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) was not interfering in the work of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) by taking to the streets to protest state capture, according to Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini. Speaking at Durban City Hall on Wednesday during the trade union federation’s national shutdown, Dlamini told well over […]

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Sunday Times report on PIC distasteful, inaccurate – Matjila

 PRETORIA, September 26 – Public Investment Corporation (PIC) chief executive Dan Matjila on Tuesday rubbished a newspaper article which quoted him as saying there are powerful individuals who are targeting him as they seek access to the R1.9 trillion of pension money he manages on behalf of South African government’s employees. “I think the article that appeared in […]

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ZCC calls on all its members not to buy newspapers owned by Tiso Blackstar

Sello Theletsane Africa’s biggest Church, Zion Christian Church (ZCC) has called on its nearly four million members not to buy newspapers owned by Tiso Blackstar. These include Sowetan, Sunday Times, Sunday World, Business Day, The times. The Church’s call was triggered by what it called “lies,, unethical reporting, gutter journalism and sustained attacks on the church […]