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We are taking the land, BLF’s Mngxitama tells Zuma supporters at night vigil

DURBAN, April 06 – Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama told supporters of former president Jacob Zuma on Thursday night that the country’s land would be “taken”. Mngxitama was addressing hundreds of Zuma supporters at Durban’s Albert Park, not far from the Durban High Court, where Zuma will appear at a preliminary hearing on corruption […]

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Johannesburg council inappropriately pays R11.1 million to NGO linked to mayor – ANC

JOHANNESBURG, March 27  – The opposition-led city council running Johannesburg has irregularly paid over R11 million to a non-governmental organisation with links to mayor Herman Mashaba, the ruling African National Congress said on Tuesday. Mashaba however rejected the accusation as baseless, and an attempt to disrupt the work of his administration, which wrested control of the […]

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Febe Potgieter-Gqubule appointed ANC’s elections general manager, resigns from SABC board

JOHANNESBURG, March 1 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) said on Thursday that it has received the resignation of board member and deputy chairperson, Febe Potgieter-Gqubule, after she was appointed as the elections general manager by the African National Congress (ANC). Potgieter-Gqubule undertook to resign from the board if she was appointed in any official capacity which […]

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Lynne Brown resigns as MP

PARLIAMENT, March 1 – Former South African public enterprises minister Lynne Brown has resigned as a member of Parliament, the office of the governing African National Congress (ANC) chief whip confirmed on Thursday.   “She [Brown] has expressed her gratitude in having served the people of South Africa and thanked the ANC for having given […]