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Terms of Reference for State Capture Inquiry released

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has published the Terms of Reference for the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in the Government Gazette. The terms of reference act as a guideline for the Commission in their investigations. They were signed into effect by President Jacob Zuma on …

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Molefe ordered to pay back golden handshake

Embattled former Eskom boss Brain Molefe’s golden handshake got revolting when the North Gauteng High Court on Thursday ordered him to pay back the cash. The ruling was pronounced by Judge Elias Matojane. When he left the power utility, the former CEO was granted R30 million golden handshake. In 2016, …

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Acclaimed jazz icon has died

President Jacob Zuma has communicated sincere sympathies on the sad passing of acclaimed jazz musician, the incredible trumpeter, social lobbyist and freedom fighter veteran Hugh Masekela. Masekela  passed on at 78. Masekela was one pioneer of jazz music in South Africa whose ability was perceived and respected for many years. …

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Suspended Eskom CFO, Anoj Singh has resigned

Suspended Eskom Chief Financial Officer Anoj Singh has on Monday tendered his resignation with immediate effect. The Power Utility received Singh’s resignation letter through his lawyers. Eskom said Singh resigned from his position as the Chief Financial Officer, in line with the terms of his employment contract, saying he resigned …

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Road fatalities decrease by more than 10%

The preliminary 2017/18 Festive Season report indicates an 11% decline in fatalities on the roads when compared to the same period in the previous year. “Our preliminary festive season fatalities for the period starting 1 December 2017 to 9 January 2018 show that there were 1 527 people who died on …

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New Eskom board members announced

Government has announced the appointment of new board members at Eskom, as an immediate measure to strengthen governance and management at the parastatal. “The company has been facing several challenges, including a weak financial position, declining revenues and governance failures, which are threatening the sustainability of the company going forward. …

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“Former” ANC MP convicted of fraud

Pretoria Specialised Commercial Court on Monday convicted three suspects for defrauding Land Bank of R6 million. The court found Philemon Radichaba Mohlahlane (62), Manyaba Rubben Mohlaloga (44) Dinga Rammy Nkhwashu (40) and Dingamanzi Ka Dinga (Inc.) of Masepula Dinga Attorneys firm guilty of defrauding the Land Bank in 2008. The accused …

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Minister Dlamini must account for SABC R500 000″fluff” interview

Self-announced epileptic Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini confirmed she paid the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) an astounding R500 000 for an interview, among others to reject far reaching claims that she is a drunk. The department told SABC on Thursday that there is nothing unique about paying public broadcaster …

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Fund case deferred to permit lawyers submit heads of argument

Pretoria Magistrates’ Court on Thursday postponed the trial of three former Department of Labour’s Compensation Fund, accused to have defrauded the entity thousands of rands to February 8. The matter has been deferred to permit legal advisors representing the accused to present their heads of argument. Maxwell Ramaphosa, Samuel Mfeleng and …

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Mbalula must give clarity about Mdluli’s golden handshake

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While on suspension as far back as seven years, Head of Crime Intelligence Richard Mdluli purportedly earned a whopping R8, 3 million. Following the announcement of his chopping on Wednesday, the former crime busting boss was guaranteed golden handshake. The National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole  confirmed Mdluli was given …

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