DA ‘shocked’ at Ramaphosa’s praise for Dlamini

The opposition says the president must be ‘delusional’.

In a statement on Friday, the opposition said President Cyril Ramaphosa had given a "shocking radio interview last night" in which he made "baffling claims with regards to the minister of women, Bathabile Dlamini, stating that she had set the bar with regards to her work in her portfolio".

DA ‘shocked’ at Ramaphosa’s praise for Dlamini
DA ‘shocked’ at Ramaphosa’s praise for Dlamini

DA ‘shocked’ at Ramaphosa’s praise for Dlamini

The opposition says the president must be ‘delusional’.

Ramaphosa tasks SIU to probe corruption at Endumeni municipality in KZN

Ramaphosa tasks SIU to probe corruption at Endumeni municipality in KZN

The municipality allegedly made payments to individuals on the pretext they were donations to religious organisations which did not exist. 
Ramaphosa ‘will abide by’ Zuma judgment to recoup legal fees

Ramaphosa ‘will abide by’ Zuma judgment to recoup legal fees

Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba said the state should not be held liable for Zuma’s fees, both in criminal and civil matters.
Minister puts Housing Development Agency under administration

Minister puts Housing Development Agency under administration

Human Settlements said despite giving it technical support and significant grant transfers, the agency was unable to produce concrete outcomes.
Why are the lights off at Prasa?

Why are the lights off at Prasa?

Claims, counterclaims and racketeering allegations surround a 2013 tender Prasa awarded to SA Fence & Gate.
Mabuza meets with South Sudan President Salva Kiir

Mabuza meets with South Sudan President Salva Kiir

Mabuza and Kiir discussed the peace deal sand progress made towards the establishment of the transitional government of national unity.
KZN council wastes R600k per month renting unused building

KZN council wastes R600k per month renting unused building

Sources within the municipality have revealed the council could owe as much as R50 million in unpaid rent.
There’s new hope in SA, Ramaphosa tells envoys

There’s new hope in SA, Ramaphosa tells envoys

SA is emerging from a period of stagnation and strife exacerbated by graft, but is now firmly on the path of renewal and rebuilding, he said.
Ramaphosa slams globally rising nationalism, xenophobia

Ramaphosa slams globally rising nationalism, xenophobia

‘Like Nelson Mandela, we must strive always for the peaceful resolution of conflict and improve our capacity to prevent conflict,’ he said.
Joburg has clawed back controversial R290m loan from Denel – Mashaba

Joburg has clawed back controversial R290m loan from Denel – Mashaba

Mayor says it was through the state capture project that the loan to Denel was made possible in the first place. 
No more ‘grand plans’, fix what you have, Ramaphosa tells municipalities

No more ‘grand plans’, fix what you have, Ramaphosa tells municipalities

The president says it is ‘cheaper’ to invest in infrastructure maintenance than to start afresh.
SA-Rwanda relations in ruins after Lindiwe Sisulu called a ‘prostitute’

SA-Rwanda relations in ruins after Lindiwe Sisulu called a ‘prostitute’

The slur has led to a breakdown of the fragile relationship between the countries, which only recently began the process of being normalised.
Mbombela gives back R1bn in grants despite the poor crying out for help

Mbombela gives back R1bn in grants despite the poor crying out for help

Of the R1.2 billion in grants the municipality received from Treasury during the 2017/18 financial year, it spent only 13% of it.
Ramaphosa’s salary plan shows he’s serious about reducing public spending

Ramaphosa’s salary plan shows he’s serious about reducing public spending

Even if politicians take the 4% increase proposed, it will leave them poorer as the raise will be below inflation. says an economist.
Nkwinti to ‘end drought’ in Zuma’s failed Giyani project using solar tech

Nkwinti to ‘end drought’ in Zuma’s failed Giyani project using solar tech

Several companies were previously appointed by government to address the water situation in Giyani, but it’s all been disastrous so far.
Bosasa has no record of Ramaphosa accessing business contract involving his son – DA

Bosasa has no record of Ramaphosa accessing business contract involving his son – DA

Maimane slammed the country’s double standards when dealing with corruption, especially when it involves the Presidency.
Ramaphosa announces public office bearer salary increases

Ramaphosa announces public office bearer salary increases

The salary increases of various office bearers will take effect from April 1 next year.
Nuclear has lost its bang in SA, so much expected of new Necsa board

Nuclear has lost its bang in SA, so much expected of new Necsa board

New chairperson Rob Adam is highly credible and the board substantive, but an immediate plan of action is needed, the DA says.
Parliament sets up committee to write constitutional amendment on land

Parliament sets up committee to write constitutional amendment on land

The ad hoc committee will ‘make explicit that which is implicit in the Constitution with regards to expropriation of land without compensation’.
ANC welcomes ‘no holidays for Eskom employees’

ANC welcomes ‘no holidays for Eskom employees’

The ANC has lauded Gordhan’s plan for the utility’s managers during the festive season.
Jeff Radebe removes entire board of state’s nuclear firm

Jeff Radebe removes entire board of state’s nuclear firm

Yet another state-owned company is being given a shake-up due to bad performance.
‘Gatvol’ Hermanus residents protest over service delivery

‘Gatvol’ Hermanus residents protest over service delivery

Demonstrations broke out earlier this year after negotiations between residents and government over housing broke down.
Shack dweller, 98, gets a house and cake in ANC colours from EC government

Shack dweller, 98, gets a house and cake in ANC colours from EC government

The house was handed to her by the newly appointed Eastern Cape MEC for human settlements, Babalo Madikizela.
BCM employees to get R10K bonus after three-week strike

BCM employees to get R10K bonus after three-week strike

Earlier this week, trade union, Samwu demanded R100K once-off compensation per employee.
Limpopo premier drags feet over VBS Bank looters – Samwu

Limpopo premier drags feet over VBS Bank looters – Samwu

Instead of implementing a decision of the ANC NEC, ‘Mathabatha is employing delaying tactics in order to protect his political juntas’.
Limpopo premier ‘must explain R584m about to be written off’

Limpopo premier ‘must explain R584m about to be written off’

The Limpopo Economic Development Agency leads all the public entities by failing to collect a staggering R217 million, the DA said.

 

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