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Ex-minister Hogan testifies about political interference by former president Zuma

JOHANNESBURG, November 12 – Former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan on Monday told the state capture inquiry about how a faction within the African National Congress (ANC) usurped her authority over state-owned enterprises, dictating who should be appointed. Hogan decried Zuma’s interference at Eskom. ”I was appointed in 2009, shortly after the Polokwane conference, known […]

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Cosatu slams Mboweni’s “reckless” statement that SAA should be closed down

JOHANNESBURG, November 2 – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Friday it was deeply alarmed by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s statement that South African Airways (SAA) should be closed down. Speaking at an investor conference in New York televised live on SABC on Thursday night, Mboweni said that decisions over the future of the […]

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Leaders implicated in VBS scandal should resign’, says ANC integrity commission

JOHANNESBURG, October 29 – The African National Congress (ANC) Integrity Commission has recommended that all party members and leaders implicated in the collapse of the VBS Mutual Bank should step down from leadership positions and party activities. The commission met over the weekend to consider the explosive SA Reserve Bank report naming some of ANC […]