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Tom Monyane served with disciplinary charges

Suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane has been served with disciplinary charges, the Presidency announced on Friday. This relates to alleged misconduct in violation of his duties and responsibilities in terms of the South African Revenue Service Act, Public Finance Management Act and SARS Code of Conduct. The Presidency said Monyane …

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Eskom’s power system to ‘meet winter demand

Eskom Interim Group Chief Executive Phakamani Hadebe says Eskom is committed to keeping the lights on this winter, despite low coal stockpiles at six of its power stations. Addressing the media at a briefing at Megawatt Park in Sunninghill on Thursday, Hadebe said coal stockpiles across all coal-fired power stations …

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SA dealing decisively with corruption

This was the reassurance from President Cyril Ramaphosa, who addressed the national Freedom Day event in Bloemfontein.South Africa is fixing itself by addressing corruption and maladministration. Speaking in Sesotho, the President told the throngs gathered at Dr Petrus Molemela stadium in the Free State that the monies that have been …

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Work underway to replace pit latrine backlog

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says judgement in the Michael Komape case, ordering the department to replace all pit toilets in Limpopo, comes as work is already underway to fast track sanitation infrastructure. Michael Komape lost his life at the age of five when he fell into a pit …

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Kaizer Chiefs faces a disciplinary hearing

The Premier Soccer League has charged Kaizer Chiefs FC with bringing the League into disrepute and misconduct. The charges follow Saturday night’s Nedbank Cup fixture against Free State Stars where supporters invaded the pitch, assaulted some supporters and security officials and damaged property at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. …

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Investigate Mahumapelo, Zuma herd of cattle gifts, says EFF

The Economic Freedom Fighters calls on the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkwebane to investigate claims that embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo gave former President Jacob Zuma a herd of cattle gifts worth R1,5 million allegedly bought with public funds. “We have also written a letter to the Public Protector …

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“Dubious call centre contract granted to Mahumapelo’s relative”

The Democratic Alliance says it will send written questions to Premier Supra Mahumapelo asking for answers around R32 million contract belonging to a sole owner a Close Corporation (CC). DA North West Provincial Leader Joe McGluva said the company which handles on average an unimportant 32 calls every month belongs to Premier Mahumapelo’s …

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PSL must answer Moses Mabhida stadium turmoil

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it unequivocally condemns the violence that erupted at Moses Mabhida stadium not long after Kaizer Chiefs lost 2-0 in the semi-last match of the Nedbank Cup to Free State Stars. DA Shadow Minister of Sports and Recreation Tsepo Mhlongo said furious fans left numerous individuals …

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Randburg Magistrate slapped with a hefty correctional facility term

The Acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has welcomed criminal punishment meted out on a former Randburg magistrate, Matobela Johannes Kgomo on Friday. The Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court has slapped Kgomo  (58) with 30 years sentence, altogether to solicit R1, 2 million …

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