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Fica Bill a bid to bankrupt ANC, says Manyi

PARLIAMENT, January 25 (ANA) – In an extraordinary submission on the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment bill, Progressive Professional Forum president and former Cabinet spokesman Mzwanele Manyi on Wednesday described it as an attempt to bankrupt the ruling ANC before the next national elections in 2019. Manyi told MPs the money-laundering bill would be used by unnamed […]

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Shaka Sisulu responds to accusations of “black-ops” paid twitter involvement

Prominent personality Shaka Sisulu on Wednesday released a statement in response to claims that he spearheaded a covert “black-ops” unit for the African National Congress (ANC) in the lead up to the municipal elections last year. In the statement, Sisulu vehemently denies any involvement in any underhanded campaign. The public furore over the past day […]

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Mugabe hits back at ‘Gucci Revolutionary’ Malema who ‘betrayed ANC’

Official Zanu-PF statement calls Malema a shrunken, talkative joke Following calls by Economic Freedom Fighters Leader Julius Malema that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe must step down, Zimbabwe has hit back at Malema with a string of words that include Malema’s “betrayal” of the ANC. At a briefing following the EFF Plenum, Malema called for Mugabe to […]

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AU honours Ma Winnie

ADDIS ABABA – The African Union (AU) Commission on Tuesday, honoured South African anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at a gala dinner hosted for champions of gender and equality activists. Although Madikizela-Mandela did not attend the function, the mention of her name drew loud cheers and hand clapping — some guests who were apparently expecting […]

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ANC denies links to covert election campaign

CAPE TOWN (Xinhua) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday rejected allegations that it allocated R50m  for a “covert campaign” against opposition parties during the 2016 local government election. “We further reject any allegation that the organisation owes any monies to any companies purporting to run such clandestine campaign,” the ANC said […]

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Minister Brown supports Eskom procurement policy

JOHANNESBURG January 24 – Eskom will continue to “radically but fairly” transform coal procurement because this is a non-negotiable national imperative, Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown said on Tuesday. Eskom is currently embroiled in a bitter disagreement with one of its suppliers, Exxaro, over the diversified resources group’s black economic empowerment (BEE) policy. Last month, […]