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Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:00:38 EST
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has explained in detail his relationship with former SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane at the Commission of inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg. The hearings have adjourned and will resume on Wednesday. Gordhan said earlier that Moyane was supposed to have been accountable to him as the Minister of Finance. He says on a number […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:50:23 EST
The bail application of two men arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of a Vlakfontein family near Lenasia, south of Johannesburg has been postponed until Wednesday in the Lenasia Magistrate’s Court. Twenty seven-year-old Ernest Mabaso and 61-year-old Fifita Khupe are facing seven counts of murder. This is after three women and four children were found murdered and buried […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:00:07 EST
The High Court in Johannesburg has struck the challenge to the African National Congress’ (ANC) dissolution of the North West’s Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) off the roll – ruling that the matter is not urgent. Former ANC North West chairperson, Supra Mahumapelo and four others were in court on Tuesday to contest the ANC’s National Executive Committee […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 9:00:02 EST
Former President Jacob Zuma has filed an affidavit in the Constitutional Court claiming the Nugent Commission of Inquiry into South African Revenue Service (Sars) had no basis to recommend the firing of the former revenue services boss Tom Moyane. Zuma says it was he and not his successor Cyril Ramaphosa who called for the commission. The former President says the commission […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 4:20:46 EST
Executive Director at Corruption Watch David Lewis, says the public would be better served if they focussed their attention on the likes of the continued deployments of Bathabile Dlamini and Nomvula Mokonyane rather than focussing on Pravin Gordhan who is against corruption. Lewis was speaking on Morning Live following the protests by members from the Black First […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 4:00:35 EST
The National Treasury says that it is investigating the possible hacking of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s Twitter account after it showed that he liked an anti-Pravin Gordhan tweet. The tweet was by Black First Land First (BLF) spokesperson Lindsay Maasdorp and says that those who marched hand-in-hand to defend Gordhan and remove former President Jacob Zuma must never […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 2:53:46 EST
Western Cape tourism body (WESGRO) has embarked on an intensive tourism campaign to entice visitors who’ve been discouraged by the recent drought to visit the province. CEO Tim Harris, says they’re hoping to increase tourism to double digit growth figures. Harris says negative messages went out globally depicting Cape Town as the first major city in the world that […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 1:50:53 EST
The Constitutional Court on Monday ruled that it will no longer be necessary to give prior notification to the responsible officer of a municipality for a peaceful protest of more than 15 people. The ruling comes after 10 activists were convicted for protesting over poor sanitation without giving notice at the Cape Town Civic Centre […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 1:45:25 EST
President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday welcome Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at Tuynhuys in Cape Town for a state visit expected to boost the two countries’ trade. Steinmeier is the German Head of State, while Chancellor Angela Merkel is head of government. President Steinmeier is the first German President to visit the country since 1998. […]

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 1:13:12 EST
The two men arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of a Vlakfontein family near Lenasia, south of Johannesburg are on Tuesday expected to apply for bail at the Lenasia Magistrate’s Court. Ernest Mabaso and Fifita Khupe are facing seven counts of murder after seven family members were found dead at their home in Vlakfontein last month. […]

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