Free State Asbestos Project to be focus of Monday’s State Capture Commission

27 September 2020, 10:01 PM
The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will resume its hearings on Monday. The inquiry will hear evidence relating to the Free State Asbestos Project  from Head of Department (HOD) of Human Settlements in the province, Nthimotse Mokhesi.
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Pieter Groenewald
Ramaphosa must prove white farmers stole land: FF Plus 8 March 2019, 9:05 AM

The Freedom Front Plus has challenged President Cyril Ramaphosa to prove that land was stolen by white farmers from black people.

Judge Raymond Zondo.
State Capture Inquiry to resume on Friday 8 March 2019, 5:45 AM

The State Capture Commission is expected to hear the evidence from Eskom officials, Gert Opperman and Johann Bester, on Friday morning in Parktown, Johannesburg.

PAC factions unite ahead of elections 7 March 2019, 9:26 PM

The Pan African Congress (PAC) has insisted that it is genuinely united not just for the sake of the elections but to preserve the history of the party.

ANC dominates conversation on social media 7 March 2019, 8:36 PM

The African National Congress is dominating the conversation on social media. According media consultancy firm Acumen Media’s 30 Day Case Study, in February #PresidentRamaphosa came up as the top net sentiment.

Ramaphosa declines to directly answer question on money received by his son 7 March 2019, 6:25 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declined to directly answer a Democratic Alliance (DA) question in Parliament regarding how much money his son earned from a contract with the controversial Bosasa company.

Nkandla homestead
25 years of democracy marred with controversy 7 March 2019, 4:49 PM

As South Africa celebrates 25 years of democracy, the country has seen so many achievements in the upliftment of the people; but amid the successes, greed has led to billions of rands being lost.

ANC aims for increased majority in May elections 7 March 2019, 4:05 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says the party's caucus in Parliament has learnt from its mistakes and has vowed it will never repeat them.

WATCH: Ramaphosa answers questions for last time in fifth Parly 7 March 2019, 2:51 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is answering oral questions on Thursday in the National Assembly for the last time in the fifth Parliament.

Pieter Groenewald
Coalitions can count against the ANC: FF Plus 7 March 2019, 2:34 PM

The leader of the Freedom Front Plus, Dr Pieter Groenewald says every vote will count in the coming elections.

Sy Mamabolo
Deadline for voters’ roll objections set for March 8 7 March 2019, 10:45 AM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has released a copy of the voters' roll for inspection on its website. Political parties and members of the public have until March 8 to raise objections or any irregularity that they may find on the interim voters' roll.

Tobacco Bill could transform public health 7 March 2019, 9:56 AM

The proposed Tobacco Control Bill could transform public health if passed by Parliament but it could also impact on jobs in the tobacco industry.

Court to rule on PAC legitimate leadership for elections 7 March 2019, 9:12 AM

The two Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) factions led by Mzwanele Nyhontso and Narius Moloto will know their fate at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.

Voters Box
South Africans abroad have one week left to apply to vote 7 March 2019, 8:05 AM

South Africans outside of the country wishing to vote in the upcoming general elections on May 8 have just one week left to apply to vote abroad.

Julius Malima
EFF sets its eyes on governing Gauteng 7 March 2019, 6:10 AM

Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) leader Julius Malema says the party has set its eyes on governing the Gauteng province come May 8 elections.

MMA calls on SAHRC to investigate hate speech against Brown 6 March 2019, 8:57 PM

 Media Watchdog, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) has called on the Human Rights Commission to investigate any instances of hate speech against veteran journalist, Karima Brown, amid a social media onslaught against her.

EFF wants Masina out of office in Ekurhuleni 6 March 2019, 8:55 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters says it still hopes to remove the mayor in Ekhuruhleni in Gauteng, Mzwandile Masina, should the opportunity present itself.

ANC to launch a massive monthly clean up campaign 6 March 2019, 5:30 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Ace Magashule has encouraged residents to pay for municipal services

EFF hits back at Karima Brown, Brown reacts 6 March 2019, 1:57 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has criticised broadcaster Karima Brown, labelling her as an “openly ended ANC operative”.

[WATCH]Parliament starts interviews to fill SABC Board vacancies 5 March 2019, 9:20 PM

Parliament's Communications Committee has begun interviews into prospective candidates to serve on the South African Broadcasting Corporation Board. The three day process began with threats of legal action to stop the process.

WATCH: Parly debates the renaming of C Town International Airport 5 March 2019, 2:43 PM

The National Assembly this afternoon is debating the renaming of Cape Town International Airport after the late struggle stalwart, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

State Capture live streams
WATCH: State Capture 5 March 2019, 9:53 AM

Snehal Nagar and Gert Opperman of Eskom's Primary Energy Division will testify before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture when it continues in Parktown, Johannesburg Tuesday morning.

Raymond Zondo
More testimonies on Eskom at State Capture inquiry 5 March 2019, 6:39 AM

Snehal Nagar and Gert Opperman of Eskom's Primary Energy Division will testify before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture when it continues in Parktown, Johannesburg on Monday morning.

F State EFF threatens to march to Sassa offices over NET 1 employees 4 March 2019, 8:50 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Free State is threatening to march to the South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) provincial offices against the termination of contracts of NET 1 employees.

ANCWL calls on radio stations to boycott Mampintsha’s music 4 March 2019, 6:23 PM

The African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) is calling on radio stations and all South Africans to boycott the music of Mandla Maphumulo, known as Mampintsha.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane
DA hopes a coalition of parties could unseat ANC 4 March 2019, 4:01 PM

A coalition of opposition parties could unseat the ANC in upcoming elections. That's according to DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

WATCH: PIC Commission 4 March 2019, 2:16 PM

A former independent non-executive director of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) is testifying before the judicial commission of inquiry into impropriety at the PIC in Pretoria.

My conscience is clear: Gungubele 4 March 2019, 7:55 AM

The Deputy Minister of Finance, Mondli Gungubele and chairperson of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) board is adamant that he has nothing to do with what has happened at the PIC.

State Capture inquiry to reveal more testimonies 4 March 2019, 6:34 AM

Eskom's funding execution specialist, Sincedile Shweni, is expected to testify before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture when it resumes in Parktown, Johannesburg on Monday morning.

Royal House happy about Khoisan Leadership Bill 4 March 2019, 5:57 AM

The January Royal House of the Khoi and San in Cape Town has described the Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill as a step in the right direction.

The International Party launches in Cape Town 3 March 2019, 9:37 PM

Yet another political party has been launched in Cape Town. The International Party used the occasion to outline its manifesto. The party was formed in 2018 after extensive consultation with economists. The party aims to expand beyond South Africa’s borders.