Northern Cape MEC to be accorded a special provincial funeral

13 August 2020, 10:47 PM
The late Northern Cape Education MEC Mac Jack will be accorded a special provincial funeral. 55-year-old Jack died of COVID-19 complications on Wednesday.
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IEC vows to address recognition issues raised by PAC 24 January 2019, 8:16 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has vowed to attend to concerns raised by the leadership of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) led by Mzwanele Nyontsho within a week.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa to explain himself to Public Protector regarding Bosasa 24 January 2019, 6:58 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he will be meeting with the Public Protector to explain himself over the Bosasa debacle when he returns to South Africa.

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IEC extends voter education to high schools in the N Cape 24 January 2019, 5:55 PM

High School learners are being encouraged to register to vote ahead of the last registration weekend.

Robert McBride
McBride to challenge Cele’s decision of not renewing his contract 24 January 2019, 4:32 PM

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police says it is waiting for a letter written by Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) head Robert Mcbride in which he objects to a decision by Police Minister Bheki Cele not to renew his contract when it comes to an end at the end of next month.

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Political Party Funding Bill to come into effect on 1 April: IEC 24 January 2019, 4:10 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission says the Political Party Funding Bill will come into effect on the 1st of April.

Maimane apologises to Life Esidimeni tragedy families 24 January 2019, 3:35 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has apologised to the families of the Life Esidimeni tragedy for opening old wounds with the a billboard the party erected in Johannesburg.

Mnikelwa Nxele
Nxele refutes allegations that his suspension is related to Agrizzi testimony 24 January 2019, 3:07 PM

KwaZulu-Natal's Head of Correctional Services, Mnikelwa Nxele has refuted allegations that his suspension is related to the testimony of former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

Angelo Agrizzi
Agrizzi reveals how NPA bosses received bribes 24 January 2019, 2:37 PM

Former Bosasa COO, Angelo Agrizzi has revealed that National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) officials - Nomgcobo Jiba, Lawrence Mrwebi and Jackie Lephinka - were paid monthly bribes by Bosasa, to assist them with any cases levelled against the company.

Dennis Bloem
Dennis Bloem to take stand in State Capture 24 January 2019, 2:30 PM

 Parliament’s former Correctional Services Committee Chairperson Dennis Bloem says it's his duty as a citizen to testify at the State Capture Commission of Inquiry.

Law expert Phephelaphi Dube.
Ferreira accuses Mrwebi, Jiba of squashing high profile cases 24 January 2019, 12:42 PM

The National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) senior advocate Jan Ferreira has told the Mokgoro Enquiry  sitting in Pretoria of a series of incidents which he deemed as interference on his work and that of colleagues...

Rivonia Trialists Denis Goldberg.
Mabuza hands over ANC’s highest award to Goldberg 24 January 2019, 12:05 PM

ANC Deputy President David Mabuza has handed over the party's highest award - Isithwalandwe to one of the Rivonia trialist Denis Goldberg in Cape Town.

Former President FW De Klerk.
De Klerk slams government for ignoring non-racialism policy 24 January 2019, 11:14 AM

Former President FW de Klerk has blamed government for ignoring the policy of non-racialism and for threatening minority cultures and languages such as Afrikaans.

UN ambassador Dumisani Kumalo.
National flag to fly at half-mast in honour of Dumisani Kumalo 24 January 2019, 9:47 AM

South Africa's former ambassador to the United Nations in New York Dumisani Kumalo will be remembered at a memorial service Thursday morning at the OR Tambo Building in Pretoria.

NPA advocate, Nomgcobo Jiba.
Mokgoro to hear arguments from Jiba’s legal counsel 24 January 2019, 8:20 AM

The Mokgoro Enquiry into the fitness to hold office of two suspended senior NPA advocates, Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi will hear arguments from Jiba's legal counsel on Thursday morning.

DA Leader Mmusi Maimane.
DA to hold memorial service for Life Esidimeni victims 24 January 2019, 7:42 AM

The DA will hold a memorial service together with the families of the victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy on Thursday.

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IEC calls on first-time voters to register 23 January 2019, 8:20 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has called on first time voters to utilize this weekend's voter registration drive to register.

Mmusi Maimane
DA takes aim at leaders implicated in state capture 23 January 2019, 7:17 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader Mmusi Maimane says the party will pursue the leaders who have been implicated in the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

FW de Klerk
De Klerk denies receiving benefits from Bosasa 23 January 2019, 6:11 PM

Former President FW De Klerk has denied receiving any benefits from logistics company Bosasa.

Julius Malema
EFF gives Ramaphosa until end January to explain dealings with Bosasa 23 January 2019, 5:31 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has given President Cyril Ramaphosa until the end of January to call a press conference where he will clarify his alleged dealings with the controversial company Bosasa.

AFR Chairperson Anthea King van Vollenhoven and President Bishop Bheki Ngcobo
Newly-launched AFR party has high hopes ahead of the elections 23 January 2019, 2:40 PM

The African Freedom Revolution (AFR) is hoping to get up to 3 million voters in the upcoming elections.

Duduzane Zuma
Duduzane Zuma’s corruption charges provisionally withdrawn 23 January 2019, 2:25 PM

 The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that it will provisionally withdraw corruption charges against former President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane.

Julius Malema
EFF calls for Agrizzi’s protection following damning testimony 23 January 2019, 1:04 PM

The EFF has called on the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, led by Justice Raymond Zondo, to protect former Bosasa CEO Angelo Agrizzi following his damning testimony at the Commission.

WATCH: EFF briefs the media on its election plans 23 January 2019, 11:57 AM

EFF briefing on it's election plans gets underway.

The FF Plus premier candidate Western Cape Peter Marais during an interview.
If we win W Cape in 2019, we will seek to secede: Marais 23 January 2019, 9:53 AM

The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) premier candidate for the Western Cape Peter Marais says if the party wins the province after 2019 elections, he will call for a referendum to have the province secede.

Nomvula Mokonyane and Vincent Smith
ANC won’t ask Mokonyane, Smith to step down 23 January 2019, 7:21 AM

The African National Congress says it will not ask its members implicated in state capture to step down while the commission is still underway.

Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba and colleague Advocate Lawrence Mrwebi.
Senior prosecutor to testify at Mokgoro enquiry 23 January 2019, 7:05 AM

The senior prosecutor who was assigned to deal with fraud and perjury charges against Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba is expected to testify at the Mokgoro Enquiry in Centurion on Wednesday morning.

Agrizzi to continue with testimony on Wednesday 22 January 2019, 9:42 PM

Former Bosasa COO, Angelo Agrizzi ,will continue to testify before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg, tomorrow.

DA lays charges against Nomvula Mokonyane 22 January 2019, 9:24 PM

The facility and management company's motivation for bribing Mokonyane was to receive more business from the African National Congress (ANC) and the state.

Mbeki describes Ambassador Kumalo as an unsung hero 22 January 2019, 8:57 PM

Tributes are continuing to pour in for the late South African ambassador to the United Nations Dumisani Kumalo.

Peter Marais and Pieter Groenewald
Former W. Cape Premier Marais appointed FF Plus premier candidate 22 January 2019, 5:45 PM

The Freedom Front Plus has announced that former Western Cape premier Peter Marais is its premier candidate for the province for the 2019 elections.