In The News South Africa

We are ready to serve-New NYDA Board

Solly Makganoto Despite numerous delays by opposition parties for the parliamentary process to recommend the new board, the newly assembled National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) board  has promised to hit the ground running and focus their energy on reaching out to more young people around the country. The new board issued a statement were they assuring the country that they are ready to serve and […]

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ANC ill-discipline is not a virtue

By Carl Niehaus An opinion piece that first appeared in African Times. AN opinion piece by myself that was published last week in the African Times under the heading: ‘Nothing can destroy the ANC, except the ANC’, has generated considerable debate. Apparently some of those who still consider themselves to be ANC members, but who have seen it fit to use public platforms to […]

In The News South Africa

Competition Commission deputy robbed after being followed from OR Tambo airport

JOHANNESBURG, May 26 – South Africa’s Competition Commission has confirmed reports that its deputy commissioner, Hardin Ratshisusu, was a victim of an armed robbery in Johannesburg on Thursday night on his return from business in Botswana. Ratshisusu tweeted police minister Fikile Mbalula, saying: “Just been robbed at gunpoint from the airport, on Africa Day. Criminals […]

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‘Pro-apartheid Maimane’ taught a lesson in Zambia

Staff Reporter Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane faced contempt of court charges in Zambia and immigration officials did him a favour by barring his entrance to the country, says the leading party of Zambia the Patriotic Front’s Facebook page, before publishing a comment on their official page titled ‘Pro apartheid politician hits Zambia brick wall’ […]