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Disclose your donors – court tells political parties

JOHANNESBURG, September  27 – South Africa’s political parties should be required to disclose the source of their funding, a court ruled on Wednesday, potentially exposing the patronage networks that have influenced power in the two decades since apartheid. The ruling by the Western Cape High Court, which orders parliament to amend access-to-information laws, comes against […]

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Johann Rupert should shut up and let the ANC carry out its mandate – MKMVA

Solly Makganoto Johannesburg, September 21 – The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) reprimanded South African billionaire, Johann Rupert’s remarks towards the African National Congress’s (ANC) programme for Radical Economic Transformation (RET), saying that Rupert should shut up and let the democratic government carry out its mandate. This comes after Johann Rupert called Radical Economic Transformation nothing more than […]

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Buthelezi slams “ignorant” Senzo Mchunu’s Moerane Commission testimony

DURBAN, September 20 – Inkatha Freedom Party leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, on Wednesday, dismissed claims made by former premier and KZN ANC leader Senzo Mchunu that he had contributed to violence in the province, calling the former premier “ignorant”. Replying to a media query after Mchunu gave testimony on Wednesday before the Moerane Commission probing political killings in […]

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ANC in Nelson Mandela Bay outraged by comrade’s ‘assassination’

PORT ELIZABETH, September 7 – The African National Congress (ANC) in Nelson Mandela Bay has expressed shock and outrage at the “assasination” of branch leader, Mandisi Thando Xakaxa, from Zwide. According to police, Xakaxa’s killing appeared to be a hit and the motive linked to tenders. Xakaxa was gunned down on Wednesday night in his driveway at […]