Zuma, Ramaphosa slammed in state capture report

Johannesburg – The state capture report has found that former President Jacob Zuma protected the Gupta family from the law while his successor Cyril Ramaphosa looked the other way. The findings of the report have criticized Zuma’s complicity in the state capture network and recommends his actions be investigated for criminal conduct. At the same […]

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Water to be shut off to assist in search of missing Soweto boy

Johannesburg – Some parts of Johannesburg will be without water for the next couple of days. Joburg Water will be cutting supply and will isolate reservoirs and sewer network points to assist in the search for six-year-old Khayalethu Magadla. Water isolation will take place from 8pm Wednesday until 8am Thursday morning. Magadla fell into a […]

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Zondo Commission not convinced of Ramaphosa, ANC’s vows to fight corruption

Johannesburg – The state capture commission of inquiry has called the African National Congress (ANC)’s bluff on its claims that it’s been committed to fighting corruption. It said that the party’s internal systems had not been effective in holding members to account. Volume two of part five of the commission’s report delved into the party’s […]

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Lesufi says Gauteng ANC ready for elective conference

Johannesburg – As the ANC in Gauteng is gearing up for its elective conference this weekend, its deputy provincial chairperson, Panyaza Lesufi, says the party is ready. Lesufi says it’s about repositioning the party in the province, and not about elections. “We are ready for the conference. We have brought the conference earlier for proper […]

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Parliament defends pay hike for MPs and ministers

Cape Town – Parliament has defended the pay increases for MPs deputy ministers and ministers. The national legislature said that South African public representatives were not highly paid when benchmarked against their international counterparts and had a lot of oversight responsibilities. President Cyril Ramaphosa last week accepted recommendations to increase the salaries of politicians and […]

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9 days after falling in manhole, Khaya Magadla’s family still hope to find body

Johannesburg – A day after celebrating his birthday without him, Khayalethu Magadla’s family are still holding on to the hope that rescue teams will find his body 9 days after he fell into an exposed manhole. Not so much as a piece of clothing has been found, as the search for the six-year-old continues over […]

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SAHRC to wrap up July unrest hearings

Johannesburg – The South African Human Rights Commission hearings into the July riots will wrap up on Tuesday with evidence from the Social Cohesion Group. The SAHRC has already heard from law enforcement, cabinet ministers, and communities. Evidence has ranged from a lack of crime intelligence to the need for social cohesion. President Cyril Ramaphosa […]

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