• Zuma breezes through Parliament and remains resolute on economic transformation

    KARABO NGOEPE PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma on Thursday glided through the Parliamentary session where he was responding to the debate on his budget vote. He told MP’s that the National Development Plan (NDP) remained a government objective that all departments had to implement and that socio-economic transformation was necessary. He added that it was a decision taken by the ANC […]
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  • ANC opens up succession debate as Zuma survives another no confidence motion

    KARABO NGOEPE THE ANC has officially opened the succession debate, giving structures the go ahead to start discussing names of preferred candidates for the party’s top positions in December. Secretary General Gwede Mantashe on Monday told reporters that the National Executive Committee (NEC) had decided to allow the process to unfold until September when the […]
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  • We no longer want dialogue with whites but our land back – BLF

    KARABO NGOEPE BLACK First Land First (BLF) says government has failed to address the land issue since the dawn of democracy, something that has to be addressed urgently. The organisation, which has made a clarion call for “Land or Death”, held a land imbizo over the weekend in Soweto where its president Andile Mngxitama told those attending that […]
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  • Zuma, Mbete wait for verdict on secret ballot as ConCourt reserves judgment

    KARABO NGOEPE RESIDENT Jacob Zuma and Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete will be waiting anxiously to hear the judgment by the Constitutional Court regarding the use of a secret ballot in the National Assembly. Judgment was reserved on Monday following hours of submissions from the legal heads involved in the case. Opposition parties have joined forces and approached the highest court in the land to protect ANC members […]
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  • Limpopo government pleads with Vuwani/Malamulele residents to stop tribalism 

    MASOKA DUBE THE Limpopo Provincial Government has called on residents to refrain from displaying tribal tendencies that may divide citizens of Malamulele and Vuwani and ultimately undermine social cohesion. This came after it emerged that there were people using tribalism to fuel tension at the newly created LIM 345 Municipality which has been hit by […]
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  • Premier defends decision not to fire Agriculture MEC for irregular expenditure

    MASOKA DUBE LIMPOPO Premier Stan Chupu Mathabatha has defended his decision to not fire Agriculture MEC Mapula Mokaba-Phukwane for irregularly spending taxpayers’ money during her tenure as Transport MEC. This was after the Public Protector ruled that Mokaba-Phukwane must pay back the R4 million used when she issued a forensic investigation tender to a company […]
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  • ANC MP Brian Molefe set to return to Eskom

    KARABO NGOEPE FORMER Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is set to make a spectacular return to once again lead the power utility. Parliament on Friday announced that Molefe had resigned as a member of the National Assembly just over a month after he was sworn in. “Parliament wishes to confirm the resignation of Mr Brian Molefe as a Member […]
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  • Strike Thokoane elected new Azapo leader

    ROBINSON NQOLA NEWLY elected president of the Azanian People’s Organisation (AZAPO) Strike Thokoane has vowed to return the organisation to the National Assembly. Thokoane, who was the organisation’s deputy president, was elected to his new position during the party’s 39th national congress held in  Soweto on Sunday. He succeeds outgoing president Professor Itumeleng Mosala, who’ll […]
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  • Cronin: Let’s fight monopoly capital regardless of race

    VISUAL BUZZ SA South African Communist Party (SACP) deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin has warned the public against being misled by those who ask them to support the Gupta family in its battle against White Monopoly Capital. He says his party will fight against all monopoly capital regardless of race. The Gupta brothers – Atul […]
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  • ANC deputy secretary general booed at Limpopo May Day rally

    BUKUTA NKUNA ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte received a hostile reception at the packed old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, Limpopo during Cosatu’s May Day Rally on Monday. Duarte was booed, heckled on stage and almost prevented from addressing the rally by a section of the crowd. Denouncing President Jacob Zuma and praising his […]
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