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Cosatu lashes out at ‘self-serving’ politicians over bank corruption response

JOHANNESBURG – The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Thursday described government and politicians’ reaction to looming prosecution of 17 banks colluding in alleged price fixing as a “self serving political theatre” and accused those in leadership of not reigning in on private sector corruption. “It is dishonest for anyone to pretend as if […]

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Cabinet says Makhura must discipline health officials

PARLIAMENT, February 2016 (ANA) – The Gauteng Premier must ensure disciplinary steps are taken against provincial health department officials implicated in the Health Ombudsman Malegapuru Makgoba’s report into the deaths of over 100 patients transferred from the Life Esidimeni to unlicenced NGOs, Cabinet said on Thursday. “The action being taken by the Premier of Gauteng […]

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O’Sullivan says Phahlane behind arrest

PRETORIA, February 14 (ANA) – Forensic Investigator Paul O’Sullivan said on Tuesday that his arrest and that of his assistant Sarah Jane Trent was influenced by acting police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane with the aim of disrupting the investigation into him. O’Sullivan was speaking to reporters in the Pretoria Magistrate’s court after Trent’s brief appearance. […]

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#SONA2017 COMMENT: Time to declare war on inequality, poverty and white economic dominance

The State of the Nation address (SONA) which the President will deliver tonight must be a declaration of war against inequality, poverty and white economic dominance. This is the only way to move South Africa forward. The last thing average South Africans need is another sideshow of insults and fights, and possibly injuries or worse, with the […]