The deputy president’s latest embarrassment has been likened to Baleka Mbete’s horror interview on Al Jazeera.
The economist was speaking at parliament on Tuesday, addressing journalists at a briefing on SA’s second investment conference, set to be held in November in Sandton.
The diplomatic operation is set to take place at the same place the Guptas controversially landed in 2013.
The DA has complained that the state has admitted that five-year-old public service and administration laws were only ‘operationalised’ this year, and then still not in their entirety.
‘This latest round of load shedding makes it even clearer the urgency with which we must act to protect our energy supply,’ the president said.
Drunk driving charges were dropped, Limpopo municipal manager claims
Samwu requested that the public protector investigate allegations that Greater Tzaneen’s Serapelo Matlala faced a criminal case of drinking and driving in 2007.
Politics at play can see the end of Joburg council – analyst

Politics at play can see the end of Joburg council – analyst

Even if the DA nominated Mashaba’s replacement, the person might not be able to occupy the hot seat due to a hung council, which would force by-elections.

Over 7,000 Nigerians were denied visas by Home Affairs last year

China, India and African countries make up a substantial portion of the countries whose citizens have been denied visas by Home Affairs.

60 years of writing and fighting: Ramaphosa celebrates the African Communist

The robust debate and ‘crucible of ideas’ that the publication spurred on has today conscientised many who played a role in shaping policy, he said.

Mantashe’s plan to power SA gets flak over coal

The Integrated Resource Plan also provides for the extension of the lifespan of Koeberg by 20 years, up until 2044, as well as additional new nuclear capacity.

Service delivery: Those who do not perform will be removed – Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa was in Durban this week together with a number of senior ANC politicians and ministers touting his flagship district development model.

VBS saga: MPs hear about lack of action from municipalities

Committee chairperson Faith Muthambi described the lack of action by the Limpopo municipalities as ‘smelling of malicious non-compliance’.

Ignore ratings agencies at your peril, says Mabuza

Ignore ratings agencies at your peril, says Mabuza

Replying to oral questions in the National Assembly yesterday,he said the agencies had previously raised concerns about the state of affairs at SOEs and the country’s debt.

Fashion, drugs lure kids into abalone smuggling: police ombud

‘Even if the local police wanted to act on poaching, they would be outnumbered because of severe under-staffing at police stations, and not enough cars.’

Govt to release 14,000 hectares of state-owned land for housing

The statement didn’t indicate where the parcels of land are situated.

Mkhize requires a solemn pledge for NHI from pharmacists

Local pharmacists say they are discouraged from speaking on political issues by the Independent Community Pharmacist Association (ICPA).

PIC may take legal action against Ayo Technology

The State asset manager says it is ‘appropriate and responsible’ to want to safeguard its stake in the ICT company.

SA faces possible tax revenue shortfall of at least R50bn

Perhaps most critically of all, if Sars is to be successful, it has to regain the confidence of taxpayers.

Load shedding saves Limpopo mayor from grilling by committee

Load shedding saves Limpopo mayor from grilling by committee

Angry residents of Mogalakwena have accused the parliamentary committee of hatching a plot to dent the image of their ‘hard-working mayor’ Andrina Matsemela.

Still no water in Pietermaritzburg taps after four years

Residents use one stream to do their washing and another for drinking water. Cattle and goats drink from the same streams.

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