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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ATM takes election rally to Mthatha 3 March 2019, 8:28 PM

The African Transformation Movement (ATM) says it is confident ahead of the elections. ATM founder and leader of the Twelve Apostles Church of Christ, the Reverend Ceaser Nongqunga, says the ATM will be the ruling party after the elections. He was speaking at a rally in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape welcoming DA members who […]

DA targeting KZN for 2019 elections 3 March 2019, 8:11 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has set its sights on governing in KwaZulu-Natal after the upcoming general election.

New Bill will address historical grievances of Khoisan people 3 March 2019, 3:24 PM

The Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill is a step in the right direction to address the historical grievance of the Khoi and San people.

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DA launches KZN provincial manifesto on Sunday 3 March 2019, 10:10 AM

DA Leader Mmusi Maimane together with KwaZulu-Natal premier candidate, Zwakele Mncwango, will on Sunday launch the party's provincial manifesto.

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GLC promises to solve Giyani water crisis 3 March 2019, 7:35 AM

Gazankulu Liberation Congress (GLC) leader Wilson Seseni says his party wants a local river in Giyani to be turned into a dam so that people can have water.

Ace Magashule
ANC confirms receiving letter of demand from disgruntled N West members 3 March 2019, 6:52 AM

ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule has confirmed that they have received a letter from the lawyers representing some disgruntled members of the party in the North West.

Azapo launches manifesto in Limpopo 2 March 2019, 9:36 PM

Azapo president Strike Thokoane says the party's fight against corruption and crime in general, is their most powerful weapon that could enhance their chances of gaining seats in Parliament.

Minority Front launches election manifesto 2 March 2019, 9:27 PM

Minority Front leader Shameen Thakur-Rajbansi believes most government policies discriminate against South Africans of Indian origin.

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Ramaphosa calls on N West ANC members to unite 2 March 2019, 7:19 PM

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has made a clarion call on members in the North West to unite amid threats that there is a plan to take the party to court over the disbanding of the Provincial Task Team (PTT) led by premier Job Mokgoro.

ANC determined to keep promises around employment: Ramaphosa 2 March 2019, 4:11 PM

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa says the ruling party is determined to keep its promise of creating jobs, especially for women.

Watch: Freedom Front Plus Manifesto Launch 2 March 2019, 2:41 PM

The Freedom Front Plus, which is turning 25 years old this year, launched the party’s manifesto on Saturday. The party says their manifesto is aimed at giving people hope.  

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Members taking ANC to court sets bad precedent: SACP 2 March 2019, 2:29 PM

The SACP in the North West has warned the ANC of setting a bad precedent by allowing its members to take the party to court.

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FF Plus reiterates stance on land expropriation at manifesto launch 2 March 2019, 1:16 PM

The Freedom Front Plus has reiterated its stance on land reform, saying expropriation of land without compensation will not lead to the country's economic growth.

Azapo to launch its election manifesto on Saturday 2 March 2019, 10:54 AM

The Azanian People's Organisation will launch its 2019 election manifesto at Mahwelereng stadium near Mokopane in Limpopo on Saturday.

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Ramaphosa to address N West provincial manifesto launch 2 March 2019, 10:53 AM

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa is on Saturday expected to address hundreds of ANC members in Rustenburg in the North West.

Pieter Groenewald
FF Plus to launch election manifesto on Saturday 2 March 2019, 7:22 AM

The Freedom Front Plus is to launch its election manifesto in Pretoria on Saturday ahead of the 2019 General Elections. The manifesto coincides with the party's 25th anniversary.

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SACP march against VBS looters disrupted by ANC supporters 1 March 2019, 7:13 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) supporters and members who stopped the South African Communist Party (SACP) protest march against VBS looters in Polokwane, Limpopo, say they were protecting the offices from vandals.

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SABC takes election debates to the people 1 March 2019, 4:14 PM

The SABC is taking the election debate to the people. Various radio stations will get their election program going with current affairs roadshows starting this Friday ahead of the 2019 National and Provincial elections.

Celebrating 25 years of Democracy 1 March 2019, 11:03 AM

In a build up to South Africa celebrating 25 years of Democracy, SABC News will take you back to 1994, and highlight news events from 1 March to 27 April.

McBride’s lawyer calls for rational decisions on contract 1 March 2019, 9:30 AM

Robert McBride's lawyer, Advocate Jac Marais, is urging Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police to make rational decisions when considering an extension on his client's contract.

Official election timetable now gazetted 1 March 2019, 9:05 AM

The official election timetable by the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has now been gazetted.

Mkhwebane decides to expose departments 1 March 2019, 5:50 AM

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says she has decided to name and shame those that have not implemented her remedial action to stop the trend from continuing.

Nqaba Banga
Four DA members defect to ATM 28 February 2019, 7:26 PM

Four members of the DA from Transkei in the Eastern Cape have defected to the newly-formed African Transformation Movement (ATM).

Siphiwe Nyanda
Nyanda concludes testimony at State Capture Commission 28 February 2019, 5:54 PM

Former cabinet minister Siphiwe Nyanda has told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture about what he says were rumours that were circulating among African National Congress National Executive members on an impending cabinet reshuffle that would affect him.

Manuel concludes testimony at State Capture Commission 28 February 2019, 2:52 PM

Former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel has concluded testifying before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Freedom Under Law blames Zuma for NPA problems 28 February 2019, 12:29 PM

Civil society movement Freedom Under Law has blamed former president Jacob Zuma and then head of the NDPP Shaun Abrahams for worsening the damage of the NPA office.

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Jobs of N West mayors implicated in VBS scandal safe 28 February 2019, 11:15 AM

The positions of North West mayors, whose municipalities invested illegally with the controversial VBS Mutual Bank, are still safe.

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Voters’ roll officially closed 28 February 2019, 9:37 AM

On Tuesday 26th February 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared that the 6th general elections will be held on the May, 8th 2019 and stated the day will be a public holiday.

Bobani to face motion of no confidence vote 28 February 2019, 9:20 AM

Executive Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Mongameli Bobani, will on Thursday face another no confidence vote, which gets under way in Port Elizabeth council chambers in the Eastern Cape.

Ramaphosa condemns fake religious leaders 28 February 2019, 5:56 AM

African National Congress (ANC) president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has joined the nation in condemning what he calls bogus religious leaders who are not only taking advantage of gullible people but bringing religion into disrepute.