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Maimane announces Zwakele Mncwango as DA’s candidate for KZN premier

DURBAN, September 13 – eThekwini Municipality councillor and Exco member, Zwakele Mncwango, has been announced as the Democratic Alliance’s choice for the position of premier in KwaZulu-Natal for the 2019 elections. Mncwango also leads the official opposition in the province. DA leader Mmusi Maimane made the announcement on Thursday at the Ohlange High School in […]

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Maimane asks Ramaphosa to table terms, conditions of R33 billion Eskom-China loan in parliament

JOHANNESBURG, August  24  – Main opposition Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Friday he had written to President Cyril Ramaphosa requesting that he table in Parliament within 14 days, the full terms and conditions of a R33 billion loan agreement state power firm Eskom recently signed with the Chinese Development Bank. In a statement, […]

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Mitchell’s Plain and Siqalo, exactly who has a role in this racial violence between Africans?

On May 2, violence erupted between the neighbouring communities of Mitchell’s Plain and Siqalo in the Western Cape. We heard it’s a conflict between Coloureds and Africans, understood in apartheid descriptions of identity formulation of people and space. Race the ever-present reality of a South African society as always takes its central place in these […]