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.
Justice Zondo
Maimane to lead Free State picket over Eskom bills 21 February 2019, 1:03 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane, will lead a picket to the Free State Premier's Office to hand over a memorandum demanding the provincial government take immediate action against municipalities in the province, which have failed to pay Eskom their bills.

Cosatu disappointed with Mboweni’s budget speech 21 February 2019, 11:01 AM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has expressed its disappointment in Tito Mboweni’s budget speech on Wednesday.

Mmusi Maimane
DA says budget speech lacks plan to fix ailing economy 21 February 2019, 7:40 AM

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has criticised the Budget Speech saying it lacks a comprehensive plan to fix the ailing economy.

State capture commission senior counsel Vincent Maleka.
State Capture Inquiry resumes with Eskom related documents 21 February 2019, 6:43 AM

State capture commission senior counsel Vincent Maleka, is expected to continue putting Eskom related documents on the record when the public hearing continues on Thursday morning in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Patricia de Lille
De Lille welcomes aspects of Mboweni’s budget speech 20 February 2019, 7:16 PM

The GOOD Party leader, Patricia de Lille, says that she welcomes Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s identification of the six priorities, during his Budget Speech, which the government will have to act on if it plans to fix South Africa.

Eskom Board Chairperson to appear before State Capture Commission 20 February 2019, 3:31 PM

The Chairperson of the Eskom board, Jabu Mabuza is scheduled to appear before the State Capture Commission of Inquiry on Friday the 22 February and again on Monday the 26 February.

National Treasury Economist, Catherine MacLeod
State Capture Inquiry to resume on Wednesday 20 February 2019, 7:00 AM

A member of the legal team of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, senior counsel Advocate Vincent Maleka, is scheduled to put Eskom related documents on record when the public hearings continue in Parktown, Johannesburg, at 10 o'clock on Wednesday morning.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa calls on traditional leaders to urge citizens to vote 20 February 2019, 5:39 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on traditional leaders to play an active role in encouraging citizens in rural areas to register for the upcoming elections.

DA slams N West govt for unnecessary expenditure for SOPA 19 February 2019, 5:10 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has slammed the North West government for erecting marquees as a venue for the delivery of the State of the Province Address.

David Makhura
Makhura says Ramaphosa is giving e-tolls urgent attention 19 February 2019, 2:48 PM

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured him that the issue of e-tolls is receiving his urgent attention.

Nehawu calls for insourcing of Bosasa contracts 19 February 2019, 2:24 PM

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) has called on the Department of Social Development to insource services that were contracted to embattled African Global Operations company, formerly Bosasa.

Sisi Ntombela
Ntombela to deliver Sopa at Vista Arena 19 February 2019, 9:30 AM

Free State premier Sisi Ntombela will deliver her first State of the Province Addresses (Sopa) at Vista Arena in Bloemfontein on Tuesday morning.

ANC flag
ANC embarrassed by what’s happening in the North West 19 February 2019, 5:37 AM

The ANC has conceded that what is happening in the party in the North West is embarrassing.

Supra Mahumapelo
Mahumapelo’s hope to occupy office dealt a blow 18 February 2019, 8:58 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee has confirmed that it has approached the High Court in Johannesburg to seek leave to appeal its ruling that the party's North West Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) should be reinstated.

DA lays criminal charges with police following billboard vandalism 18 February 2019, 8:41 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has urged South Africans to take charge of their future and refrain from being victims of empty promises from political parties.

Pule Mabe
Pule Mabe cleared of sexual harassment charges 18 February 2019, 6:03 PM

African National Congress (ANC) national spokesperson Pule Mabe has been cleared of sexual harassment charges and is set to return to work at Luthuli House on Tuesday.

Political parties can’t ignore social media power in election campaigning: Expert 18 February 2019, 5:42 PM

Social media is becoming an important medium for driving conversation in the modern world, so it is no surprise that political parties in South Africa are using it as an important tool for their election campaigning.

Premier Sylvia Lucas
N Cape’s SOPA expected to highlight achievements 18 February 2019, 4:03 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Northern Cape is expecting Premier Sylvia Lucas to outline plans to alleviate poverty, unemployment and inequality in her state of the province address this week.

Makhura to deliver last SOPA of his term 18 February 2019, 8:12 AM

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, will later on Monday morning deliver the State of the Province Address (SOPA) at the Alberton Civic Centre in Gauteng's East Rand.

Cosatu to march against job losses in Western Cape 18 February 2019, 6:16 AM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in the Western Cape says it is ready for its Tuesday strike action against job losses in the province.

PRM members
PRM launches manifesto in KZN 17 February 2019, 8:20 PM

The People's Revolutionary Movement, based in KwaZulu-Natal, say they want to change the lives of the poor by providing proper housing and employment.

Emam Shaik-Munzoor
NFP says it should not be written off just yet 17 February 2019, 7:04 PM

The National Freedom Party says it shouldn't be written off just yet as it plans to contest the upcoming national election.

IEC poster
PAC faction threatens to shut down IEC offices 17 February 2019, 4:33 PM

The Nyhontso-led PAC has threatened to shut down all IEC offices if the commission refuses to recognise its President Mzwanele Nyhontso as the face of the party in the upcoming general elections.

DA new billboard.
DA unveils new billboard: “The ANC Has Killed The Lights” 17 February 2019, 3:00 PM

The DA has unveiled a new billboard in the Johannesburg CBD that reads: "The ANC Has Killed The Lights".

Pule Mabe
ANC can’t confirm whether Mabe’s sexual harassment charges have been dropped 17 February 2019, 1:23 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it can't confirm whether charges of sexual harrassment against its spokesperson, Pule Mabe, have been dropped.

Patricia de Lille
De Lille set to clear her name of alleged corruption 17 February 2019, 11:48 AM

Leader of the GOOD Party Patricia De Lille says she's serious about clearing her name of alleged corruption. She says summons will be served on senior members of the Democratic Alliance (DA) regarding a forged Auditor General Report.

ANC in Gauteng calls on Ramaphosa to scrap e-tolls 17 February 2019, 10:56 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to scrap the e-toll system in the province. 

Bantu Holomisa
ANC lost touch with its voters: Holomisa 17 February 2019, 9:03 AM

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has called on voters to kick the African National Congress (ANC) out of power, as the party can no longer be trusted.

“Forensic investigation into VBS looting at an advanced stage” 16 February 2019, 9:11 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the forensic investigation into the VBS looting is at an advanced stage.

Reverend Kenneth Meshoe
ACDP launches election manifesto, promises Godly government 16 February 2019, 8:37 PM

The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has launched its 2019 election manifesto in Kuils River near Cape Town.