Northern Cape ‘co-operating’ with law enforcement agencies

28 September 2020, 9:31 PM
The Northern Cape Co-operative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs Department says it is co-operating with law enforcement agencies following a raid at its offices.
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War of words erupts between Zuma and Zondo 24 September 2020, 3:32 PM

A war of words has erupted between former president, Jacob Zuma, and State Capture Commission Chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. This is over Zuma’s failure to appear before the commission. Justice Zondo has set down the 6th to 20th of November for Zuma’s appearance and warned that the dates are non-negotiable. Deputy Chief Justice […]

SCA president demands Lungisa retract corruption utterances 24 September 2020, 11:37 AM

The President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) Mandisa Maya, together with four other Judges of the SCA and Judge President of the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, Selby Mbenenge have demanded that African National Congress (ANC) politician Andile Lungisa retract remarks he made last week when he handed himself to authorities to start his two-year sentence for assault.

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Panelist at leadership webinar blames ANC for SA’s economy woes 23 September 2020, 5:01 PM

The ANC is South Africa's biggest problem and the primary cause of the country's failure. That is according to one of the panelists speaking at the University of Free State's Thought leadership Webinar.

LIVE | State Capture Inquiry Part 2, 23 September 2020 23 September 2020, 2:10 PM

Former head of the Free State Department of Human Settlements Mpho Mokoena is expected to conclude his testimony on Wednesday afternoon at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg. Below is the live stream:  

VIDEO | State Capture Inquiry part 1 | 23 September 2020 23 September 2020, 9:15 AM

Former head of the Free State Department of Human Settlements Mpho Mokoena is on Wednesday morning expected to conclude his testimony at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg.

Former Free State HOD to conclude his testimony at State Capture Commission 23 September 2020, 9:11 AM

Former head of the Free State Department of Human Settlements Mpho Mokoena is on Wednesday morning expected to conclude his testimony at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg.

Minister Lamola calls for all injustices to be eradicated 22 September 2020, 9:33 PM

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has challenged those in authority, including himself, to honour the legacy of the late Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate George Bizos through making sure that injustices are eradicated across all spheres of society.

VIDEO: State Capture Inquiry Part 2 22 September 2020, 2:17 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is hearing testimony related to the Free State housing project.

Commission hears how official who cost Free State millions was not held accountable 22 September 2020, 1:55 PM

Free State Head of Department Tim Mokhesi says the official who masterminded the scheme which saw the department lose millions of rand in 2010 was not held accountable.

Gauteng ANC to request for extension of Diko’s leave of absence 22 September 2020, 9:35 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng says it will engage with President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday to extend presidential spokesperson, Khusela Diko's leave of absence from her government duties.

UNISA to launch Thabo Mbeki African School of Public and International Affairs 22 September 2020, 9:33 AM

On Tuesday afternoon the University of South Africa, UNISA, will be launching the newly established Thabo Mbeki African School of Public and International Affairs.

DA unhappy with EC Provincial Anti-Corruption Council failure to meet 22 September 2020, 7:09 AM

The Eastern Cape Provincial Anti-Corruption Council has failed to hold a single meeting over the last financial year or during the current financial year.

President Ramaphosa urges UN to strengthen cooperation with regional bodies 21 September 2020, 9:40 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the United Nations (UN) and global leaders to strengthen cooperation with various regional bodies such as the African Union. Ramaphosa is currently the Chairperson of the African Union. 

Nehawu to meet with President Ramaphosa on Wednesday 21 September 2020, 8:08 PM

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu), will meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday.

ANC Gauteng PEC extends Masuku, his wife and Diko’s leave of absence 21 September 2020, 7:06 PM

The PEC has rejected a report into the matter by the Provincial Integrity Committee saying there was inconsistency and inadequate information.

Anglican Church to honour the late ANC President Oliver Tambo 21 September 2020, 4:40 PM

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa will posthumously honour the late former African National Congress (ANC) President - Oliver Tambo - with the Archbishops Peace and Justice Award.

ANC members gather outside court in support of Lungisa 21 September 2020, 4:10 PM

ANC members have converged outside the Grahamstown High Court in Makhanda in solidarity with politician, Andile Lungisa, who is applying to have his bail extended while he awaits the outcome of his approach to the Constitutional Court to hear his appeal against his two-year sentence for assault.

EFF members in Northern Cape picket at community health centre following woman’s death 21 September 2020, 2:49 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters members at Jan Kempdorp, in the Northern Cape, held a picket at the town's community health centre after a 48-year-old woman died there allegedly as a result of negligence.

VIDEO: State Capture Part 2 21 September 2020, 2:22 PM

The State Capture Commission continues to hear testimony around the R1 billion Free State Housing Project.

VIDEO: State Capture Commission 21 September 2020, 10:20 AM

The State Capture Commission will hear R1 billion Housing Free State Project-related evidence from Head of Department: Human Settlements, Free State Provincial Government, Nthimotse Mokhesi on Monday.

Patricia Kopane steps down as Free State DA leader 21 September 2020, 6:23 AM

Free State Democratic Alliance leader Patricia Kopane has confirmed that she is stepping down as the party's provincial leader.

Opposition parties call for parliament to resume duties 21 September 2020, 5:49 AM

Opposition parties are calling for parliament to resume all its duties and operations as the country has entered lockdown level 1.

Grahamstown Magistrates’ Court to hear Andile Lungisa bail application on Monday 20 September 2020, 8:01 PM

African National Congress (ANC) politician, Andile Lungisa's bail hearing, is expected take place in the Grahamstown Magistrates Court in Makhanda in the Eastern Cape on Monday.

VIDEO | 20th Steve Biko Memorial Lecture by Rev. Al Sharpton 20 September 2020, 7:00 PM

Acclaimed American human rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton delivers the Steve Biko memorial lecture on Sunday, carried on SABC platforms.

SA has the will to defeat corruption as it did apartheid: Archbishop Welby 20 September 2020, 6:24 PM

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says South Africa has the tenacity and will to defeat the scourge of corruption just like it defeated colonialism and the apartheid era.

DA calls for Parliament to fully resume business 20 September 2020, 1:49 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants Parliament to fully resume business as the country starts to ease COVID-19 lockdown regulations to Alert Level 1.

Nothing significant is likely to come out of Gauteng ANC PEC meeting: Prof Lesiba Teffo 20 September 2020, 12:10 PM

Political analyst Lesiba Teffo says nothing significant is likely to come out of the Gauteng African National Congress Provincial Executive Committee which is under way this weekend.

Political analyst questions procedure in which ANC members took SANDF jet to Zimbabwe 20 September 2020, 8:47 AM

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga has questioned the procedure that the African National Congress delegation had followed to access an South African National Defence Force plane to Zimbabwe earlier this month.

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SA’s electoral system to make it difficult for ANC to take punitive measures against Masuku and Diko: Democracy Works Foundation 20 September 2020, 8:13 AM

Executive chairperson of the Democracy Works Foundation William Gumede says South Africa's electoral system will make it difficult for the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng to take punitive measures against Health MEC Bandile Masuku, his wife Loyiso Masuku and Presidential Spokesperson Khusela Diko.

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ANC provincial secretary laments COVID-19 corruption 20 September 2020, 4:08 AM

African National Congress (ANC) provincial secretary David Khawe says it’s disappointing that the corruption allegations have come during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “The ANC has to rise and be with the people and in this instance as the ANC we must lower our arrogance. We are saying to the people of South Africa, that this […]