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DA asks for SIU to investigate sale of Strategic Fuel Stocks

Calls for President Cyril Ramaphosa to honour his promise, Send Me, among others to fight corruption has begun. The Democratic Alliance (DA) says on Friday it has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish an investigation concerning the unlawful sale of South Africa’s strategic fuel stocks at below-market prices. DA Shadow Minister of Energy Gavin Davis is requesting that President Ramaphosa to …

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Limpopo focuses on improving service delivery

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabathe says the provincial government is working hard to improve service delivery. Delivering the State of the Province Address (SOPA) in Lebowakgomo on Friday, Premier Mathabathe said all their efforts are to ensure that the entire provincial population enjoys access to opportunities and basic services such as potable drinking water, decent sanitation, houses, and electricity. “Our work …

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Public Protector finds Brown guilty

The Public Protector has found Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown guilty of misleading Parliament. This takes after the Minister’s inability to disclose if there had been any agreements of engagement amongst Eskom and Gupta-connected, Trillian. Democratic Alliance (DA) Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises Natasha Mazzone said in a statement on Thursday the Public Protector’s findings is a follow up to …

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Five suspects wanted for Estina still at large

Acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks), Lieutenant-General Yolisa Matakata, says the crime-busting unit is still on the hunt for five other suspects in relation to corruption on the Estina Dairy Farm project in Vrede, Free State. “Eight suspects were arrested and appeared in court. Five suspects are outstanding. We have not mentioned any names of …

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Lephalale Vehicle Testing Station got a noteworthy facelift

The overhauled Lephalale Municipality vehicle testing station is up and running. Spokesperson Conscious Chiloane said the station was shut down in June last year to give it a major refurbishment. “The station which is situated along the O.R Tambo Avenue, Lephalale has now been revamped and outfitted with present-day vehicle testing types of  equipment to comply with  the South African …

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Minister Gigaba delivers 2018 Budget amid tough climate

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s Budget Speech has seen him make “difficult decisions” to address a revenue shortfall and to fund free higher education.An increase in value-added tax (VAT), fuel levy and a higher estate duty tax are just some of the things South Africans will be faced with this year. On the other hand, Minister Gigaba announced some relief for …

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Lephalale farm assault: Five arrested

To fight incidents of property and trio crimes in this Province, the ongoing activities led by the Dedicated Joint Clusters and Stations Task Teams including different Police Units, have yielded important and positive outcomes, Police Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said on Tuesday. Police on Tuesday arrested five suspects aged between of 20 and 45 in Dorset outside Lephalale regarding the …

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Ajay Gupta on the run

A fugitive from justice, Ajay Gupta is being looked for by the Hawks. The Hawks Spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said they informed his lawyers that Ajay is a fugitive since they neglected to hand him over to the police. The Hawks made a public plea to Ajay Gupta to hand himself over to maintain a strategic distance from shame. “Police …

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President Ramaphosa vows to be faithful to SA

Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in as the fifth democratically elected President of South Africa. In a packed Media Centre in the Presidency precinct at Tuynhuys, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng officiated the swearing in of the President following his election in the National Assembly earlier in the day. The jovial President, looking dapper in a black suit with white shirt …

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Parliament receives Zuma’s resignation letter

Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete has on Thursday, February 15, got a letter from President Jacob Zuma. The letter informed her of his resignation as the President of the Republic of South Africa. The President resigned with immediate effect. It will be published in the Parliamentary Announcements Tabling and Committees (ATC) diary, for the consideration of Members of …

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