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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Gauteng ANC to release PIC report on COVID-19 tender corruption 19 September 2020, 3:43 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has confirmed that it will release the findings of its Provincial Integrity Committee (PIC) report into the PPE tender scandal on Sunday.

Removing Masuku from PEC will weaken Makhura politically: Analyst 19 September 2020, 1:29 PM

Political analyst Xolani Dube has warned that removing Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku from the African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Executive Committee would weaken Premier David Makhura politically.

Gender Equality Commission investigates Ndlozi’s comments on harassment of a female journalist 19 September 2020, 11:50 AM

The Commission for Gender Equality is investigating former Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi's comments in which he allegedly defended the harassment of a female journalist.

Gauteng ANC to discuss Masuku, his wife and Diko’s fate 19 September 2020, 6:51 AM

More details on corruption in the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Gauteng are expected to emerge this weekend.

State Security Agency pours cold water on Lana Marks ‘assassination plot’ 18 September 2020, 8:24 PM

South Africa's State Security Agency has poured cold water on allegations that Iran was plotting to assassinate the United States Ambassador to South Africa. In a statement, the intelligence agency says the information provided is not sufficient to sustain the allegation.

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Over 30 ANC members to appear before integrity committee in the North West 18 September 2020, 2:50 PM

The ANC Interim Provincial Committee in the North West says it has submitted a list with over 30 names to the office of the Secretary General for members who are to appear before the party's integrity committee on various matters.

COPE lambasts ANC members for supporting Andile Lungisa 18 September 2020, 1:16 PM

Congress of the People (COPE) has criticised the African National Congress (ANC) members who supported former Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Andile Lungisa when he was handing himself over to the North End Prison on Thursday to begin his two year prison sentence.

ANC’s Songezo Mjongile succumbs to colon cancer 18 September 2020, 8:48 AM

Former Western Cape African National Congress (ANC) secretary Songezo Mjongile has died.

DA application for leave to appeal dismissed after interviewing candidate in toilet 18 September 2020, 8:01 AM

The High Court in East London has dismissed the DA's application for leave to appeal the judgment against the party to pay damages to former member, Ntombenhle Rulumeni.

Contralesa concerned about illegal border crossing as SA moves to lockdown level 1 17 September 2020, 8:31 PM

The president of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa) Kgosi Larmeck Mokoena says they are concerned about the illegal crossing of people from other countries coming to South Africa.

DA calls on Ramaphosa to release full SIU report on COVID-19 tenders 17 September 2020, 8:15 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to release the full Special Investigating Unit (SIU) report into the alleged looting of COVID-19 funds.

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News of Lana Marks assassination plot bizzarre: Pandor 17 September 2020, 7:13 PM

International Relations Minister, Naledi Pandor , has described a US news story that Iran was plotting to assassinate Ambassador Lana Marks as very strange.

City of Tshwane suspends senior manager over alleged irregularities 17 September 2020, 5:20 PM

The embattled City of Tshwane has suspended one of its senior managers for alleged irregularities relating to the appointment of catering service providers for homeless people during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Cosatu welcomes extension of COVID-19 relief scheme 17 September 2020, 4:56 PM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has cautiously welcomed the extension of the COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS).

Mdluli Secret Services slush fund abuse case transferred to high court 17 September 2020, 3:40 PM

The case of the Secret Services Slush fund abuse - where high profile ex-Crime Intelligence senior personnel are involved - has been transferred to the Pretoria High Court and will be heard on 10 November.

We are forever behind Lungisa: supporters 17 September 2020, 12:30 PM

Former Nelson Mandela Bay African National Congress councillor Andile Lungisa's supporters are singing revolutionary songs outside the North End Correctional Services Centre in Port Elizabeth as he is expected to start his two year sentence on Thursday.

Malema case postponed to January 2021 17 September 2020, 12:20 PM

The East London Magistrate's Court, in the Eastern Cape has postponed the case of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema to the 15th of January 2021, for a pre-trial conference.

Defiant ANC North West councillors refusing to resign will be dealt with: Morolong 17 September 2020, 10:04 AM

The African National congress (ANC) Interim Provincial Committee in the North West, says it has so far received only five resignation letters from the 15 councillors who were supposed to resign from five municipalities in the province.

Malema’s firearm discharging case back in court 17 September 2020, 6:35 AM

The matter involving Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is scheduled to be back in the East London Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

ATM requests Speaker of Parliament to schedule motion of no confidence in Ramaphosa 16 September 2020, 8:38 PM

African Transformation Movement (ATM) leader Vuyo Zungula has requested National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise to schedule a motion of no confidence debate in President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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KZN DA leader Mncwango turns down request to contest national level position 16 September 2020, 5:05 PM

KwaZulu-Natal Democratic Alliance (DA) provincial leader Zwakele Mncwango says he has turned down requests by some members to contest one of the positions at a national level.

Lungisa to start serving prison sentence starting Thursday 16 September 2020, 4:33 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay African National Congress (ANC) councillor Andile Lungisa will start serving his two-year prison sentence on Thursday while his legal team is awaiting the date and time for his bail extension hearing at the Grahamstown High Court in Makhanda.

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IEC preparing for 2021 Local Government Elections 16 September 2020, 2:38 PM

South Africa will head to the polls in around a years' time. This is after the Independent Electoral Commission announced possible dates for the 2021 Local Government Elections.

Targetting of people within DA needs to stop: Ntuli 16 September 2020, 12:55 PM

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Mbali Ntuli has outlined internal issues facing the party, saying the DA needs leadership that will help build a better organisational culture.

Lungisa’s lawyer to lodge papers in Constitutional Court to appeal sentence 16 September 2020, 5:21 AM

Nelson Mandela Bay African National Congress (ANC) councillor Andile Lungisa's lawyer will on Wednesday lodge papers in the Constitutional Court appealing his two-year imprisonment sentence for assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

EFF says ANC’s promise to pay back Zim flight costs is long overdue 15 September 2020, 7:01 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says the African National Congress (ANC)'s promise to pay the costs of a party delegation's flight on an Airforce plane to meet with the ruling ZANU-PF  in Zimbabwe is long overdue.

Lungisa has until Thursday to apply for his bail conditions to be extended 15 September 2020, 5:43 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay African National Congress (ANC) Councillor Andile Lungisa will have until Thursday to apply for his bail conditions to be extended pending his appeal in the Constitutional Court.

ANC to pay back costs for Zimbabwe trip with Mapisa-Nqakula 15 September 2020, 2:52 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will pay back the costs incurred to fly the party's delegation led by Secretary-General Ace Magashule to meet with ZANU-PF leaders in Zimbabwe.

Lungisa to approach Constitutional Court over prison sentence 15 September 2020, 10:09 AM

Former Nelson Mandela Bay Councillor, Andile Lungisa, is in the process of approaching the Constitutional Court following the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss his appeal to have his two-year prison sentence reduced or converted to correctional supervision.

Gauteng ANC PEC to decide on whether to take action against Diko and Masuku 15 September 2020, 8:15 AM

The Gauteng African National Congress (ANC) Integrity Commission is reported to have made damning findings against Presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko and Health MEC Bandile Masuku over the procurement of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) scandal.