Two ‘VBS-linked’ ANC members to explain things in top six meeting

The ANC’s top six will meet Limpopo officials after two of the province’s top five were implicated in the collapse of VBS Mutual Bank.

The ANC top six are expected to meet Limpopo officials after two members of the ANC were implicated in a report released by the Reserve Bank on the VBS looting scandal.

Two ‘VBS-linked’ ANC members to explain things in top six meeting

Two ‘VBS-linked’ ANC members to explain things in top six meeting

The ANC’s top six will meet Limpopo officials after two of the province’s top five were implicated in the collapse of VBS Mutual Bank.

Human rights lawyer charged for pointing his finger at policeman

Human rights lawyer charged for pointing his finger at policeman

Richard Spoor faces prosecution under the apartheid-era Transkei penal code.
Africa and China – it’s complicated

Africa and China – it’s complicated

African governments exercise more agency than they are given credit for in their dealings with China.
AA predicts another fuel increase for the end of October

AA predicts another fuel increase for the end of October

The increases could take effect by the end of October.
Eskom executive for generation Thava Govender quits

Eskom executive for generation Thava Govender quits

Govender, who was also acting group executive of risk and sustainability, has worked for Eskom for 27 years.
I did not know about VBS looting – Cyril

I did not know about VBS looting – Cyril

In a statement, the president calls allegations that he was warned about illegal activities at the bank ‘baseless and unsubstantiated’.
Hartbeespoort Food Lovers Market, Spar owner accused of assault

Hartbeespoort Food Lovers Market, Spar owner accused of assault

The owner, Chris Giannakopoulos, is being accused of having physically assaulted and verbally abused a female employee.

Suspect arrested in Free State for dealing in Mandrax

The suspect was arrested at a roadblock when he was found with Mandrax pills worth about R100,000.

Kanye meets Ugandan president, gives him white sneakers

This marks the rapper’s second audience with a president in the past week, following his eyebrow-raising meeting with Donald Trump.

Residents turn violent on drug dealers in Hillbrow

Drug dealers were forced from their turf, but it’s business as usual after they simply moved one block away.

Pay attention to mineworkers’, communities’ health and safety – Mantashe

Our aim is zero fatalities, and we can only do that if we – government, mining companies and labour unions – work together, he said.

Former cop, customs men in alleged R3m fuel fraud case get bail

More arrests have not been ruled out pending ongoing investigations, police say.

Bloemfontein couple finds abandoned baby boy

The police needs the community’s assistance in finding the mother of the child to ensure the child’s wellbeing and that enforcing the laws takes place.

No substantial land reform and restitution, especially in urban areas

The Cogta deputy minister says this is in part because of the importance of the property market, which increased significantly between 1994 and 2014.

New Zealand tourists may be forced to give up phone passwords

The new law has raised concerns over a grave invasion of privacy.

lifestyle

Gig guide: Find your kind of entertainment

Comedy fans who appreciate straight-up, no-feelings-spared, raw comedy from the mouth of a man who tells it as it is will get all of this and more.

The five love languages of cats

A dead mouse at your feet is a love letter from your cat.

A guide to growing summer squash

Squash is one of the easiest vegetable families to cultivate and they all grow easily from seed.

What you need to know about loss of libido in women

If sexual problems affect your relationship or worry you, make an appointment with your doctor for evaluation.

phakaaathi

Bobby Motaung discharged after food poisoning scare

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung is at home recovering after he was discharged from hospital following a food poisoning scare.

Pirates teenager named  in ‘Best Young Talents in the World’ list

A publication in the UK has named Orlando Pirates midfielder Augustine Mahlonoko as one of the top young prospects of 2018.

What’s in Mgosi this week?

Here is what you will find in your Mgosi inside Phakaaathi, a soccer publication available free with your copy of The Citizen on Tuesday.

Maboe plans to put on a show against Seychelles

Bafana Bafana midfielder Lebogang Maboe vows to give his all in the second game against Seychelles on Tuesday afternoon.

sport

Four issues for Ottis Gibson after the stroll against Zim

The Proteas coach admits he didn’t gain much insight from the short tour as pitches and injuries keeps him on his toes.

The Mzanzi Super League’s teams – in tweets

Some of the names are pretty weird … but the overseas players available are decent and intriguing.

Pote: What the heck were we doing?

The Blue Bulls’ mentor bemoans how his troops failed miserably to adapt to Loftus’ weather in handing Western Province an easy, if somewhat bizarre, win.

Irvette aims to be part of ‘holy trinity’

Used to the pace of shorter distances now, the consistent performer believes she can scale new heights.

business

Pretoria High Court says banks are abusing the justice system

Banks are clogging the system by bringing cases to the high court that properly belong in the lower courts.

Discovery Life divulges personal details of around 1,000 clients

Life insurer in possible breach of FAIS code of conduct, says legal expert.

Green activists in bid to block new Indian mine in protected area

A coalition wants the court to set aside the decisions of former mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane and the late minister of environmental affairs Edna Molewa.

The two big questions ahead of Mboweni’s first medium-term budget

The new finance minister has to balance the books.

world

Kanye meets Ugandan president, gives him white sneakers

This marks the rapper’s second audience with a president in the past week, following his eyebrow-raising meeting with Donald Trump.

UN slammed for electing human rights abusers to council

The United Nations has caused controversy by appointing countries including Bahrain, Cameroon and the Philippines onto their Human Rights Council.

Flash flooding in southwest France claims 13 lives

The region last saw floods of this magnitude more than 100 years ago, with one area reporting floodwater rising to 7 metres.

Same-sex penguin ‘couple’ tickled pink by foster egg

Two male penguins who have paired up as a ‘same-sex couple’ have become so good at nesting that zookeepers in Sydney have given them a real egg to look after.

opinion

The truth hurts, Bongani, but what about Manto?

It may be time for the Sunday Times to also return the awards its reporters won for their piece of innuendo, rumour and gossip about the former health minister.

Government must make policy on land clear

Farmers will tell you that their business is held hostage to many things outside their control.

Lots of positives in Bafana victory

As the saying goes, ‘one swallow does not a summer make’, so we don’t know what the rest of the rainy season holds.

Mabuza case yet another ANC crack showing

An unseemly legal fight is another in a series of ANC internal disputes which indicate there is plenty of suspicious conduct even within its own membership.

 

 

 
 

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