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ANC KZN says it doesn’t need NEC’s permission to challenge court verdict

DURBAN, September 13 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal did not need the permission of the organisation’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to decide whether or not to seek a motion to appeal Tuesday’s high court ruling. This was the view of leaders and representatives of the ANC KZN women’s, youth and veterans’ leagues during a […]

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‘I will end the picnic’ at SAPS spooks unit, says Mbalula

PRETORIA, September 4 – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Sunday vowed to intervene to finish the “ongoing picnic” within the headquarters of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) crime intelligence unit.  “General Mapholoba [clan name for recently appointed SAPS crime intelligence head Maj-Gen King Bhoyi Ngcobo] of our beloved crime intelligence, I’m coming there. At […]

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Saftu condemns possible use of PIC funds to bail out bankrupt SOEs

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has condemned the possible use of Public Investment Corporation (PIC) funds to bail out bankrupt state-owned enterprises (SOEs), saying if the reports are accurate it also means Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba either lied or willfully misled parliament.     Saftu was shocked at Gigaba’s statement […]