New DA MPL joins EC legislature at eleventh hour

Fezeka Mbiko was sworn in at the Provincial Legislature in Bhisho today. She takes over from her medical boarded party colleague Celeste Barker.

With just over two months before the end of the term for fifth administration, the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Eastern Cape has appointed a new Member of the Provincial Legislature (MPL).

New DA MPL joins EC legislature at eleventh hour
New DA MPL joins EC legislature at eleventh hour

New DA MPL joins EC legislature at eleventh hour

Fezeka Mbiko was sworn in at the Provincial Legislature in Bhisho today. She takes over from her medical boarded party colleague Celeste Barker.

DA slammed for defending Dan Plato’s comments, allegedly about ‘black Africans’

DA slammed for defending Dan Plato’s comments, allegedly about ‘black Africans’

The Cape Town mayor said those who migrate to the Western Cape ‘can’t fend for themselves’.
Ramaphosa calls on traditional leaders to promote free and fair elections

Ramaphosa calls on traditional leaders to promote free and fair elections

The president stresses the importance of citizens exercising their democratic rights to vote.
EFF’s Mandisa Mashego says Mzwandile Masina gave her a ‘hijack hug’

EFF’s Mandisa Mashego says Mzwandile Masina gave her a ‘hijack hug’

It took mere minutes for the EFF’s Gauteng chairperson to clarify why this photo looks as awkward as it does.
Amcu calls for disinvestment in Sibanye-Stillwater

Amcu calls for disinvestment in Sibanye-Stillwater

Union president Joseph Mathunjwa says the union will spare no resource to stop Sibanye’s ‘planned jobs blood bath’.
Hawks decline to act on suspect payment to ANC Youth League – DA

Hawks decline to act on suspect payment to ANC Youth League – DA

The party called on the ANCYL to do what Ramaphosa did – concede that the payment was dubious and pay it back immediately. 
Mngxitama ‘demands’ inquiry into Malema, Ramaphosa

Mngxitama ‘demands’ inquiry into Malema, Ramaphosa

The BLF leader appears to believe both that the president is an apartheid collaborator and that the EFF are agents of MI6.
Place Vhembe district under administration, please – Limpopo DA

Place Vhembe district under administration, please – Limpopo DA

Among other money problems, the auditor-general has revealed irregular expenditure amounting to nearly R1.2 billion.
SACP hits out at Limpopo ANC region’s ‘blunder’

SACP hits out at Limpopo ANC region’s ‘blunder’

The region asked the PEC to reinstate alleged VBS looters ANC deputy provincial chair Florence Radzilani and treasurer Danny Msiza.
Pule Mabe to return to work after internal ANC panel clears him of sexual assault

Pule Mabe to return to work after internal ANC panel clears him of sexual assault

It was found there was not enough evidence against him, and he will be returning to work shortly, along with his accuser.
Motsepe denies accusations that he will benefit from Eskom unbundling

Motsepe denies accusations that he will benefit from Eskom unbundling

The businessman blamed the allegations on the looming general elections and labelled them ridiculous.
President Ramaphosa ‘urgently’ looking into e-tolls, says Makhura

President Ramaphosa ‘urgently’ looking into e-tolls, says Makhura

He says 21 government teams are hard at work to find a solution to the unpopular toll collection process.
VBS probe almost done – Premier Makhura

VBS probe almost done – Premier Makhura

Investigators will apparently be handing over a report to him next week.
Unemployment, failure of governance among biggest risks for SA in 2019 – report

Unemployment, failure of governance among biggest risks for SA in 2019 – report

IRMSA’s latest risk report is the outcome of surveys carried out with a variety of business and risk-related roles.
Mpofu promises to shut EFF down if MI6 allegations turn out to be true

Mpofu promises to shut EFF down if MI6 allegations turn out to be true

On the flip side, the party’s chairperson wants Ramaphosa to step down if it can be proven he was an apartheid spy.
ANC confirms MP’s defection to ATM

ANC confirms MP’s defection to ATM

The party recently welcomed Zuma loyalist and former government spin doctor Mzwanele Manyi to its fold.
EFF ‘student command’ preaches free education from the pulpit

EFF ‘student command’ preaches free education from the pulpit

The red berets’ student command leader was preaching at Paseka “Mboro” Motsoeneng-led Incredible Happenings Church in Pretoria on Sunday.
President Ramaphosa must ‘tell SA the truth’ about proposed Chinese-owned power plant in Limpopo – Maimane

President Ramaphosa must ‘tell SA the truth’ about proposed Chinese-owned power plant in Limpopo – Maimane

The DA leader lamented about how foreign companies are allowed to build their own power plants for their personal gain while our own entities are barely functioning.
Pravin Gordhan rubbishes IPP conspiracy theories

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He dubbed the theories “fake news” and stated that South Africa needs to develop a new business culture that relies on competence as opposed to connections.
ANC seeks member donations to avoid ‘threat of state capture’

ANC seeks member donations to avoid ‘threat of state capture’

For just R50 a month, you could help the ANC avoid falling victim to state capture.
ANC rules in favour of Mabe in sexual harassment case

ANC rules in favour of Mabe in sexual harassment case

Despite her 14-page account, the party believes the complainant did not indicate what circumstances are indicative of the alleged sexual harassment.
‘Not enough been done’ – Sanco NW on Mokgoro’s Sopa

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On Thursday, Mokgoro outlined measures undertaken to bring stability to the North West.
Western Cape ANC’s boycott of Sopa an act of ‘political delinquency’, says DA

Western Cape ANC’s boycott of Sopa an act of ‘political delinquency’, says DA

The opposition have labelled the ruling party’s staged walkout an “act of calculated political delinquency.”
Illiterate, unemployed will have a future under UDM – Holomisa

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The party would also place environmental issues on top of its agenda, leader Bantu Holomisa said in the run-up to a rally today in Port Elizabeth.
Now it’s ‘war’ between Samwu and Joburg City, Mashaba

Now it’s ‘war’ between Samwu and Joburg City, Mashaba

Samwu says the City disconnected its electricity because ‘it was part of an attempt to destabilise Samwu’.
ANC NEC to decide fate of party’s North West branch

ANC NEC to decide fate of party’s North West branch

There is ‘an urgent need to stabilise the organisation in the platinum-rich province so it could focus on the upcoming elections’.

 

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