SACP declares war against Zuma over Nzimande sacking

The alliance partner says the president is ‘glaringly mistaken’ if he thinks removing Nzimande will silence the SACP from fighting against state capture.

President Jacob Zuma’s surprise Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, which saw Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande axed, was a “direct attack” on the South African Communist Party (SACP), a statement from the ruling party alliance partner said.

SACP declares war against Zuma over Nzimande sacking

SACP declares war against Zuma over Nzimande sacking

The alliance partner says the president is ‘glaringly mistaken’ if he thinks removing Nzimande will silence the SACP from fighting against state capture.

ANC ‘disappointed’ by Nzimande’s axing from Cabinet

ANC ‘disappointed’ by Nzimande’s axing from Cabinet

Mantashe described Nzimande as ‘brilliant, full of energy and working hard’.
What Ramaphosa must do to increase his chances of winning, according to Malema

What Ramaphosa must do to increase his chances of winning, according to Malema

According to the EFF leader, keeping Mantashe in his circle is a mistake that will cost Ramaphosa dearly, as he also wants to be president.
Malema: Blade just ate, the only thing that changed in his life was his growing tummy

Malema: Blade just ate, the only thing that changed in his life was his growing tummy

Malema invited Nzimande to come fight corruption with the EFF in the streets instead of growing a big tummy, driving expensive cars and betraying his communist values.
Family of woman killed in Duduzane Zuma car crash got R5k, says AfriForum

Family of woman killed in Duduzane Zuma car crash got R5k, says AfriForum

Other than a contribution of R5k from the taxi association, the family has received no further financial support whatsoever, says Gerrie Nel.
AfriForum’s Gerrie Nel to prosecute Duduzane Zuma privately for the 2014 crash

AfriForum’s Gerrie Nel to prosecute Duduzane Zuma privately for the 2014 crash

Nel emphasised they chose this case because it was ready for prosecution.
Mpumalanga ANC distances itself from Ramaphosa rally

Mpumalanga ANC distances itself from Ramaphosa rally

Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma are frontrunners in the race to lead the ANC in December, when new leaders are expected to be elected.

This is what you think of Zuma’s umpteenth Cabinet reshuffle

One Facebook user believes the newly-appointed ministers will only occupy their posts until the December election.

Twitter begs Zuma to ‘vah-vah’ them with ‘drama-nyana’, and takes shots at Nzimande

When a Twitter user made a clarion call to the head of state who has not shuffled his cards in a while, he seemingly obliged and SACP leader Blade Nzimande found himself at the receiving end.

Lexus feeling happily blue

The Lexus research team’s inspiration for the new colour – Structural Blue – came from the American Morpho butterfly.

Colin Nathan is a busy man as he prepares for Super tournament

One of South Africa’s foremost boxing trainers has three fighters to get ready before Saturday’s Super Four event.

New FCA banner for South Africa

The National Sales Companies of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have been operating locally as separate financial entities for the past five years.

Malema accuses Zuma of chasing nuclear deal, repaying Russia by replacing minister

The former ANCYL president also suggested Mmamoloko Kubayi was removed for refusing to ‘comply with the brief’.

Polestar unveils its first car – the Polestar 1

Polestar also reveals its vision to be the new electric performance brand.

Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports to save scarce forex

Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a worsening economic crisis, state media reported Tuesday.

lifestyle

Recipe: Vanilla biscuits filled with raspberry jam

These vanilla biscuits filled with raspberry jam taste like nostalgia.

Enmasse: Tea that heals

Enmasse brew helps blood pressure and is good for fighting the common cold and anxiety.

4 benefits of eucalyptus oil

When you hear ‘eucalyptus’, you probably automatically think of those fury bundles of cuteness from Down Under called koalas.

Recipe: Hake goujons with sriracha mayonnaise

These crispy golden bites are great for lunch, and wonderfully light.

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Pirates legend asks Foster to stay grounded

Orlando Pirates legend Lucky Lekgwathi says rising star Lyle Foster should stay focused and not get big-headed.

Chiefs are rejuvenated – Komphela

A rejuvenated Kaizer Chiefs will take onto the field at Versfeld Stadium on Tuesday morning to face Mamelodi Sundowns in an Absa Premiership match.

Sundowns trialist targeted by ‘dishonest’ agents

Zambian club Nkwazi FC claims that their player Lameck Banda, who is attending trials at Mamelodi Sundowns, has been targeted by dodgy agents.

Jele set to miss Stars clash

Orlando Pirates defender Happy Jele looks set to miss Wednesday’s Absa Premiership clash against Platinum Stars at the FNB Stadium.

sport

Colin Nathan is a busy man as he prepares for Super tournament

One of South Africa’s foremost boxing trainers has three fighters to get ready before Saturday’s Super Four event.

‘Stupid’ Wales hooker feared he’d lose his hand

The Ospreys No 2 Scott Baldwin has revealed how his doctors raised the possibility of amputation after he petted a lion in the Free State.

WATCH: Tiger Woods cleared to play again

The troubled golf star has been given the green light from his doctors.

Blue Bulls confirm Rudy Paige is a victim of the ‘silly season’

It’s almost the end of the season and that means wild stories of players moving but the Springbok scrumhalf isn’t one of them … yet.

business

McKinsey ‘embarrassed’ by findings of internal probe into Trillian, Eskom

McKinsey has apologised to the people of South Africa for violations of its professional standards.

Implats looks north

Company acquires rights to take control of the Waterberg Project.

Brazil vs SA: Accountability boosts returns

Markets rewarded Brazilian government and citizens for actions taken to deal with corruption among other issues, says expert.

Don’t let geopolitics blind you to the investment opportunities

The world order is changing. Ignore the ‘noise’.

world

US-backed force says has fully captured Raqa from IS

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Tuesday they had fully captured the Islamic State group’s former Syrian stronghold Raqa, after more than four months of fighting.

Rain, winds help tame wildfires in Spain and Portugal

Overnight rain and winds helped firefighters tame wildfires that devoured homes and people in their cars, leaving 36 dead in Portugal with four also killed in blazes in northern Spain.

Catalonia braces for protests as key separatists held

Catalonia braced for protests Tuesday after a judge ordered the detention of two powerful separatist leaders, further inflaming tensions in the crisis over the Spanish region’s chaotic independence referendum.

Death toll from US drone strike in Pakistan rises to 26: officials

The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said Tuesday, less than a week after a US-Canadian family held captive by the militants was rescued.

opinion

Africa must unite against terrorism

Terrorist groups like al-Shabaab want to impose their extremist view of the world by acts of extreme violence.

‘Business as usual’ has no future in SA

Business as usual for Dlamini-Zuma’s ex-husband and his cronies would, apparently, be to continue the state capture project.

Fikile Mbalula’s ego won’t stop crime

He has been too busy on Twitter to notice that he is presiding over a police force that is very thin on leadership.

Killing SAA could change the course of a nation

What the money could have been used for is a far greater sin.
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