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Does Rupert’s delinquent comment on RET unwittingly exposes the truly captured in our body-politick?

NDZ only senior ANC politician today challenge Rupert on RET Johan Rupert, South Africa’s wealthiest man, the signpost of apartheid benevolence, the face of heretical regimes that dehumanized the masses, ventured to share his dismissive commentary on radical economic transformation. In the aftermath of a delinquent Rupert’s untested and nefarious claims of what Radical Economic […]

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Zuma says he was not involved in granting Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

PARLIAMENT, August 31 – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, told the National Assembly he was not involved in the decision to extend diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace after she allegedly assaulted a South African woman this month. Answering a question from Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane, Zuma said it was wrong […]

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Speaker receives letter confirming granting of immunity to Grace Mugabe

PARLIAMENT, August 24 – Speaker Baleka Mbete has received a letter from International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane setting out the reasons for granting diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, her office said on Thursday. The reasons given in the letter include “South Africa’s relations with our states in the region, in particular Zimbabwe, as well […]

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Parliament has vision for integrated, prosperous Africa driven by Africans, says Mbete

Solly Makgonoto, Ogopoleng Mushi   National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete said that Parliament is committed to the vision of “an integrated and prosperous Africa”,  driven by Africans themselves as they become a force in the world. Mbete made these remarks while welcoming local and international delegates to the second African Parliamentary Budget Office Conference.   […]

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Dlamini slates Mbete, Sisulu candidacy for ANC president

JOHANNESBURG, August 13 – African National Congress Women’s League president Bathabile Dlamini on Sunday lambasted ANC presidential hopefuls Baleka Mbete and Lindiwe Sisulu, saying former African Union Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is the only woman candidate chosen by the league to take over the ANC presidency at the party’s elective conference in December. ”Our power […]