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ANC dedicates 2018 to Mandela, unity and economy

The governing party has declared 2018 as “100 Years of Nelson Mandela: The year of renewal, unity, and jobs”. This will see the African National Congress (ANC) holding celebrations to pay tribute to the former President, who would have turned 100 years this year had he lived. Mandela passed away on 5 December 2013. As such, the party will also …

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Failure to expel Zuma demonstrates Ramaphosa is business as usual

African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa can’t oust “disrespected” head of State, Jacob Zuma in light of the fact that the ruling party comprises corrupt and narrow-minded leaders. Democratic Alliance (DA) National Spokesperson Phumzile Van Damme said in a statement on Thursday failure by Ramaphosa to fire Zuma demonstrates the party is unequipped for change. “Regardless of Zuma’s careless …

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SASSA rejects over R1 billion claims by CPS

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has rejected allegations of over R1 billion claims by Cash Paymaster Services (CPS). SASSA Acting Chief Executive Officer Pearl Bengu said in a statement on Thursday the claims follow allegations of a breach of the terms of the social grant services contracts. Bengu said the alleged claims relates to 2009 contracts concluded in Eastern Cape, …

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Ramaphosa is the president

While there were singing and moving for the duration of the day by thousands of campaigners of the African National Congress [ANC] presidential candidates, party officials took to online networking uncovering who they voted in favour of. Astonishing quiet from spectators, kicked in when a voice resounded inside the Nasrec Conference lobby, outside Soweto early evening on Monday to announce …

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The Hawks must investigate Koko

Democratic Alliance (DA) has on Monday laid criminal accusations against the recently reinstated Eskom CEO, Matshela Koko. DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises Natasha Mazzone said charges against Koko takes after the “sham” disciplinary hearing, clearing Koko of all charges relating to misconduct. “We have laid charges as far as the Public Finance Management Finance Act (PFMA) as we trust …

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