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Batohi has “experience, consciousness and integrity” to lead NPA

PRETORIA, December 4 – The newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Advocate Shamila Batohi, has the requisite experience and integrity required from South Africa’s top prosecutor, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday. “She started her public service as a junior prosecutor in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court in 1986, and steadily rose through the ranks […]

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Public submissions on land expropriation not a referendum – ANC

PARLIAMENT, December 4 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday reiterated that the call for public submissions on whether the Constitution should be amended to explicitly provide for land expropriation without compensation was not a referendum but a call for “meaningful public participation”. Speaking during the debate in the National Assembly on a report […]

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Ramaphosa sends condolences at struggle stalwart Mendi Msimang’s death

JOHANNESBURG, December 3 – President Cyril Ramaphosa said he was saddened by the death of struggle stalwart and former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Mendi Msimang, who died on Monday, following an extended illness. “The president extends his personal condolences and those of government and the governing party to the family, friends, comrades and associates […]

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Ramaphosa’s election slush-fund linked to former Trillian Capital director, says Mmusi Maimane

Solly Makganoto JOHANNESBURG – Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane on Tuesday claimed to have proof that the half million rand donation by Bosasa to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign for the leadership of the ANC was linked to Trillian, which in turn was linked to the Gupta family. Maimane said the fund used to raise money […]

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Moyane suffers another defeat at the Concourt in his bid to fight for Sars job

JOHANNESBURG, November 26 – The Constitutional Court has dismissed ousted South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Tom Moyane’s application to review and set aside the decision to establish the Nugent Commission of Inquiry. In its ruling on Monday, the Constitutional Court said Moyane failed to establish grounds for the engagement of the court’s exclusive jurisdiction. […]

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PIC CEO Matjila resigns

JOHANNESBURG, November 24 – South African state pension fund, Public Investment Corporation (PIC) chief executive officer Daniel Matjila resigned on Friday, with immediate effect. “The PIC Board deliberated on the letter from the CEO, Dr Daniel Matjila expressing his intention to resign. The Board resolved that in the interest of the PIC and the CEO, we […]