NPA confirms withdrawal of Fransman’s sexual assault charges

18 September 2019, 4:42 PM
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that a mediation agreement led to the withdrawal of sexual assault and crimen injuria charges against former African National Congress (ANC) Western Cape Chairperson Marius Fransman.
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Mashamba made huge contribution to ANC Women’s League: Duarte 30 June 2018, 6:50 PM

The African National Congress' Deputy Secretary General, Jessie Duarte, has shared her fondest memories of when she worked with the late MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Joyce Mashamba.

“Expropriation of land without compensation should be implemented” 30 June 2018, 4:33 PM

The expropriation of land without compensation should be implemented as soon as possible.

Ramaphosa arrives in Mauritania for AU summit 30 June 2018, 3:55 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Nouakchott, Mauritania to attend the African Union summit.

Nzimande calls on tripartite alliance to fight factionalism 30 June 2018, 2:52 PM

South African Communist Party (SACP) General-Secretary Blade Nzimande called on the tripartite alliance to fight factionalism and tribalism.

Mashamba sacrificed her life for liberation of SA 30 June 2018, 10:41 AM

Security is tight in and around Mudavula village in Malamulele, Limpopo, where the funeral service for Agriculture MEC, Joyce Mashamba is being held.

Parliament condemns racist slurs against MPs 30 June 2018, 8:41 AM

Parliament has condemned what it calls abusive behaviour and racist insults against some of its officials who are travelling with the Constitutional Review Committee during public hearings on land expropriation.

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa
UDM urges Ramaphosa to probe corruption at PIC 30 June 2018, 6:40 AM

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa says he has requested President Cyril Ramaphosa to extend the mandate of the State Capture Commission to include alleged dodgy deals at the Public Investment Corporation.

Lioma, lawyer sentenced for tender corruption 29 June 2018, 8:52 PM

The Bloemfontein High Court has sentenced former Free State Education Department deputy Director General - Teboho Lioma, to 10 years imprisonment for his involvement in tender corruption of which three years is suspended.

Retired judge, Justice Albie Sachs
ConCourt should have final say in land expropriation 29 June 2018, 8:40 PM

Retired judge, Justice Albie Sachs says the Constitutional Court should have a final say in the amendment if section 25 of the constitution is to be amended to accommodate land expropriation without compensation.

Holomisa sticks to his guns on ‘iceberg of corruption at the PIC’ statement 29 June 2018, 8:05 PM

Lawyers representing investment companies Lebashe and Harith General Partners have written to leader of the UDM, Bantu Holomisa demanding that he retracts allegations made in his letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa about dodgy deals.

Mabuza commends efforts made by National Aids Council 29 June 2018, 2:33 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza has commended the efforts being made by the National Aids Council and others in the fight against HIV and tuberculosis (TB).

NCOP Chairperson Thandi Modise
NCOP passes Political Party Funding Bill 29 June 2018, 8:32 AM

The Political Party Funding Bill, which would prohibit parties from accepting funds from foreign governments and donors, is a step closer to becoming law.

ANC against proposed electricity tariff at Sol Plaatje Municipality 28 June 2018, 9:39 PM

The Sol Plaatje Local Municipality in the Northern Cape did not have adequate consultation with communities in Kimberley with regards to the proposed electricity tariff increase.

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S Africans urged to follow in Billy Modise’s footsteps 28 June 2018, 9:29 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to emulate the late Ambassador Billy Modise, who he described as diligent and selfless. President Ramaphosa was delivering the eulogy at Modise’s Special Official Funeral at the West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg on Thursday. The funeral was also attended by former Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe. It […]

Solly Msimanga
Tshwane Mayor blames HR department for hiring ‘unfit’ Aucamp 28 June 2018, 7:50 PM

Tshwane Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga has been exonerated from any wrong doing in the appointment of former chief of staff Ms Marietha Aucamp.

Maluti-a-Phofung council tables budget 28 June 2018, 7:08 PM

The municipal council sitting to table the budget at the Maluti-a-Phofung in Qwaqwa, Free State is currently underway.

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De Lille refused to participate in internal investigation: DA 28 June 2018, 4:56 PM

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has accused the DA of stalling her court application where she wants the party to produce evidence on a number of allegations against her contained in a report compiled by DA MP John Steenhuisen.

Ramaphosa pays tribute to Billy Modise 28 June 2018, 3:04 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has thanked late Ambassador Billy Modise for his contribution to the fight for non-racialism across the globe.

Patricia de Lille
De Lille, Steenhuisen report case postponed 28 June 2018, 2:43 PM

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille's application in the Western Cape High Court to have the DA's Steenhuisen report set aside has been postponed to November.

Msimanga cleared of wrongdoing in Aucamp appointment 28 June 2018, 11:03 AM

City of Tshwane executive mayor Solly Msimanga has been exonerated from any impropriety following the controversial appointment of former city's Chief of Staff, Marietha Aucamp.

De Lille back in court on Thursday 28 June 2018, 5:54 AM

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille is back at the Western Cape High Court on Thursday.

Professor Job Mokgoro
MPs call for accountability regarding N West finance problems 27 June 2018, 8:32 PM

Members of Parliament have called for more senior heads to roll in the North West Provincial Government.

Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Ingonyama Trust slates land expropriation 27 June 2018, 6:19 PM

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has criticised the stance taken on the land question by former president Kgalema Motlanthe and the high-level team that he chaired, which assessed legislation to speed up change.

Patricia de Lille
ANC welcomes De Lille ruling 27 June 2018, 4:19 PM

The ANC Caucus in the City of Cape Town has called on the council to re-instate Mayor Patricia De Lille's executive powers, which were removed earlier.

Is Macron’s quick tongue his biggest weakness? 27 June 2018, 3:58 PM

In his first year in office, French President Emmanuel Macron has had some big wins -- he's changed labour rules to make hiring and firing easier, writes Luke Baker.

Memorial service to honour Joyce Mashamba 27 June 2018, 12:15 PM

The memorial service for the late Agriculture MEC and African National Congress (ANC) struggle stalwart Joyce Mashamba will be held at the University of Limpopo at midday.

Patricia De Lille
Court rules in favour of de Lille on DA membership 27 June 2018, 10:34 AM

The Cape Town High Court has ruled in favour of Mayor Patricia de Lille in her application to have the Democratic alliance's decision to strip her of her membership reviewed and set aside.

Bantu Holomisa
Holomisa calls for president to take action on VBS allegations 27 June 2018, 9:04 AM

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa has recently asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to extend the powers of the State capture inquiry or establish a new inquiry to look into the VBS Mutual Bank allegations.

De Lille confident prior to her judgement 27 June 2018, 8:39 AM

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says she remains positive ahead of judgment in her High Court application challenging her expulsion for the DA

Stakeholders, NCOP to discuss fate of North West government 27 June 2018, 6:05 AM

The Auditor General, National Treasury and the North West Provincial Government will on Wednesday appear before the National Council of Provinces Ad Hoc Committee that investigates the intervention to place North West government under administration.