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Day: July 23, 2018

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What the cluck? Broke municipality gets burned over R90,000 worth of fried chicken

Carte Blanche reported on Sunday that Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality was too strapped for cash to deliver services, but not so broke that they couldn’t afford R90,000 worth of fried chicken. How much fried chicken does one municipality need? #CarteBlanche pic.twitter.com/hnG91dMb3R — Carte Blanche (@carteblanchetv) July 22, 2018   According to TimesLIVE, the municipality is so […]

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Eskom results – R2.3 billion loss

Eskom has just released their annual results and – it is not good. Okay the bottom line is that they have a R2.3 billion loss, and R19 billion in irregular spending. Kind of puts Gordhan’s reign of terror into perspective doesn’t it? Particularly when you consider that Eskom cited leadership as part of the reason […]

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David Makhura wins in Gauteng – and he’s talking about e-tolls

Premier David Makhura has been elected as the ANC’s provincial chairman in Guateng according to Businesstech. The interesting thing in that article is that Makhura said that the e-toll system is just not working, and he’ll be approaching Ramaphosa to discuss solutions. My take The Gauteng e-toll saga has been going on for years now, […]

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Gordhan’s reign of terror at SOEs?

According to TimesLIVE, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are accusing Pravin Gordhan of waging a reign of terror at our State Owned Enterprises (SOEs). He’s apparently engaging in such intimidating acts as showing up unannounced, and giving board members verbal warnings that he can instantly remove them. My take This sounds like an awfully good […]

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