DA urges harsher action against eThekwini official implicated in tender scandal

The official apparently tried to absolve himself of responsibility after he allegedly signed off on a R36 million tender for toilets.

The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has urged city manager Sipho Nzuza to take urgent action against a municipal official implicated in mismanagement over a tender.

DA urges harsher action against eThekwini official implicated in tender scandal
DA urges harsher action against eThekwini official implicated in tender scandal

DA urges harsher action against eThekwini official implicated in tender scandal

The official apparently tried to absolve himself of responsibility after he allegedly signed off on a R36 million tender for toilets.

Mpofu picks holes in Ramaphosa’s story, but Mbalula claps back

Mpofu picks holes in Ramaphosa’s story, but Mbalula claps back

The EFF chairperson’s questioning of the president’s account was met with a backlash.
KZN man attacked by pit bull while walking his poodle

KZN man attacked by pit bull while walking his poodle

The man and his dog were both treated for their injuries.
Joburg City’s condom roll-out programme progressing well

Joburg City’s condom roll-out programme progressing well

Phalatse encouraged all sexually active residents to visit their nearest clinic to pick up free condoms and to learn more about STIs.
City wants your comment on new R5.4bn strategy to drought-proof Cape Town

City wants your comment on new R5.4bn strategy to drought-proof Cape Town

The aim is to eventually be a ‘water-sensitive’ city by 2040 and to provide a range of different water sources, for a variety of uses.
Six people killed after ship catches fire at Durban Harbour

Six people killed after ship catches fire at Durban Harbour

Six people are unaccounted for currently and once safe all necessary authorities will board the vessel and search for them.
Gold Fields headline earnings sharply lower in 2018

Gold Fields headline earnings sharply lower in 2018

The mining company is reportedly expecting to increase production by 4% – 7% in 2019.
Men accused of murder of advocate Pete Mihalik back in court for bail application

Men accused of murder of advocate Pete Mihalik back in court for bail application

During their previous appearance, suspect Maliti wanted the state to hand over its video evidence.
Ajay Gupta no longer a fugitive from justice

Ajay Gupta no longer a fugitive from justice

The Hawks have cancelled an arrest warrant for the Gupta brother in relation to state capture allegations.
Life sentence of Glebelands hostel murderer welcomed

Life sentence of Glebelands hostel murderer welcomed

The MEC says these arrests and convictions shows police are winning the battle against the murders that have plagued the hostel.
Mantashe to visit Gloria coal mine where 22 men are still trapped underground

Mantashe to visit Gloria coal mine where 22 men are still trapped underground

Thirteen people are known to be dead so far after the group, believed to be cable thieves, were trapped underground last week.
Mantashe to visit Gloria coal mine where 22 men are still trapped underground

Mantashe to visit Gloria coal mine where 22 men are still trapped underground

Mantashe will receive a progress report on rescue efforts, the ministry said in a statement on Friday.
Men accused of murder of advocate Pete Mihalik back in court for bail application

Men accused of murder of advocate Pete Mihalik back in court for bail application

The bail application of three men accused of the ‘premeditated’ murder of Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik  is expected to resume in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
South Africans must take climate change seriously – Ramaphosa

South Africans must take climate change seriously – Ramaphosa

It is time for South Africans to take climate change seriously, said President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday in his response to the debate on his State of the Nation Address.
Sans Souci disciplinary hearing: Pupil’s suspension upheld

Sans Souci disciplinary hearing: Pupil’s suspension upheld

The pupil was suspended after a video of the slapping incident circulated on social media.
Hong Kong seizes $1m of rhino horn in record airport haul

Hong Kong seizes $1m of rhino horn in record airport haul

Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns were arrested in Hong Kong airport by customs officers who said it was their largest ever seizure of rhino contraband smuggled by air passengers.
Not one word on Bosasa in Ramaphosa’s #SONAreply

Not one word on Bosasa in Ramaphosa’s #SONAreply

In the second-to-last speech in the debate, DA MP Solly Malatsi said Ramaphosa refused to release the contract between his son and Bosasa.
Load shedding ‘not likely’ on Friday – Eskom

Load shedding ‘not likely’ on Friday – Eskom

Eskom was not likely to implement load shedding on Friday, the power utility said.
Lesufi wants ongoing scrutiny to stop sex pest teachers

Lesufi wants ongoing scrutiny to stop sex pest teachers

Lesufi said he would meet with other education MECs and Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga to work out a new approach.
McBride is ready to spill Ipid capture beans

McBride is ready to spill Ipid capture beans

Former president Jacob Zuma, ministers and senior state officials are expected to be among those implicated by McBride.
Don’t sign Aarto Bill, Ramaphosa – lobby groups

Don’t sign Aarto Bill, Ramaphosa – lobby groups

It ‘presents far too many flaws and loopholes’ and ‘will not pass constitutional scrutiny’.
New labour rules require secret ballots before strikes, lockouts

New labour rules require secret ballots before strikes, lockouts

Trade unions and employers are now required to conduct a secret ballot among their members before going on strike, or starting a lockout.
Rain or shine, ANC manifesto launch in Limpopo will go ahead

Rain or shine, ANC manifesto launch in Limpopo will go ahead

In case of more torrential rain falling, more marquees will be erected, the Limpopo ANC says.
Enel Green Power invests big in SA power-generating solutions

Enel Green Power invests big in SA power-generating solutions

Enel already operates more than 520MW of wind and solar plants in the country.
Blackouts will hurt ANC at polls – analysts

Blackouts will hurt ANC at polls – analysts

This year is ‘likely to be the most difficult elections for the ANC since 1994, as the opposition will use Eskom and state capture as weapons’.
Constitutional Court faces Jacob Zuma conundrum

Constitutional Court faces Jacob Zuma conundrum

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng asked whether the court would be expected to deliberate on a decision which could’ve involved political considerations.

 

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