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Month: August 2018

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Deadly xenophobic violence breaks out following “fake food” reports

According to EWN Deputy President David Mabuza has warned xenophobes that frustration with foreign owned shops does not give them the right to loot. This comes a day after four* were killed during violent protests in White City, Soweto. During the protests shops owned by foreign nationals were looted due to reports of fake and […]

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Fikile Mbalula doesn’t have much of a memory does he?

TimesLIVE reports that Fikile Mbalula has proclaimed the DA to be fascists. According to the report Mbalula says that the DA’s coalitions in various towns are collapsing because of the way the party is ‘imposing white supremacy’. He further claimed that Mmusi Maimane is not in fact the one in charge of the DA, but […]

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Big bonuses despite revenue stuff-up at SARS

  According to the Business Day despite revenue shortfalls that led to a rise in VAT, tax officials still received a 41% increase in bonuses. According to the Mail and Guardian, deputy director general at national treasury Ismail Momoniat told the Nugent commission that SARS hoped to raise an extra R25 billion from the VAT hike. […]

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Coke with things moving in it? What food is allegedly being faked?

The Department of Health has launched a probe into claims of fake food being sold by foreigners in South Africa according to Times LIVE. According to the department it has received a lot of complaints, and various municipalities have been conducting raids on these shops. According to The Weekend Review and IOL the reports of […]

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Survivors to file lawsuit after Jacksonville shooting

According to USA Today, several of the survivors of the deadly shooting rampage at a Jacksonville gaming bar are set to file a negligent security lawsuit. David Katz opened fire at a Madden NFL 19 on Sunday at the GLHF Game Bar, killing two and wounding ten before committing suicide. Matt Morgan, the lawyer who will […]

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Opposition finally manages to wallop Trollip

Fourth time may have proven the charm as Athol Trollip might have finally lost his position of Nelson Mandela Bay’s mayor. According to News24 the new mayor, the UDM’s Mongameli Bobani, was elected in Trollip’s place after a heated council meeting saw the speaker of the house axed in a motion of no confidence. John […]

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Straw hat racist’s family living in fear

According to the Sunday Times the family of Adam Catzavelos are living in fear, after he posted a video of himself using the k word to celebrate being on a beach without black people. I’m going to break my style and go with first names on this just for clarity. Adam has since apologised for his […]

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Has government abandoned black farmers?

According to The Citizen black farmers have accused government of abandoning them. The farmers have stated that the major issue that has led to their farms failing over the years has been a lack of funding. When the farmers do get access to funding it is generally not according to the needs of their business […]

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Tshwane vote of no confidence: How much trouble is Solly Msimanga really in?

The Economic Freedom Fighters have tabled a motion of no confidence against Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga according to The Citizen. According to this report the DA’s leader Mmusi Maimane views the move as an attempt by the EFF to protect corruption, as they do not support the suspension of city manager Moeketsi Mosola, who was suspended […]

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South African NHI coming in 2019: Ramaphosa

According to Fin24 the ruling party aims at the National Health Insurance (NHI) achieving 100% coverage by 2025. Ramaphosa announced that the program is set to begin its phased implementation in 2019. The Davis Tax Committee in March of 2017 found that the plan will result in a 4% increase in payroll tax, and a […]

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