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Johannesburg sues Lindiwe Sisulu for R537,000

According to the Sunday Times foreign minister Lindiwe Sisulu is being sued for over half a million rand. Apparently she wasn’t very good at paying for her utilities – so when she wanted to sell her house in 2015, the then ANC city government cancelled her debt so that the sale could go through. Advertisements

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DA – it has the best of municipalities, and the worst of municipalities

According to the Citizen the latest Ratings Afrika Municipal Financial Sustainability Index has found most municipalities are facing collapse due to financial mismanagement.

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Mabuza, Mantashe flagged as ‘problematic’ candidates

According to The Citizen the ANC’s integrity commission has flagged 22 of the party’s candidates for parliament as ‘problematic’. The chiefmost amongst them being – David Mabuza and Gwede Mantashe, with other candidates including Zizi Kodwa, Nomvula Mokonyane, Bathabile Dlamini and Zweli Mkhize.

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Ramaphosa slams would-be book burners

According to EWN President Cyril Ramaphosa has stated that burning books and disrupting their launches is not what the ANC is about.

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Dagga for morning sickness? That’s not a great idea

According to a media statement hosted by Eurekalert, more women in America are using dagga to fight the symptoms of morning sickness as it becomes more legal across more states. Previous research has shown that this wasn’t a great idea, children from these mothers were more likely to suffer behavioural problems along with impaired learning […]

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How could the protests in Alex be hurting the ANC?

This is just an opinion piece, based on something I read on Twitter.

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Social grants and ‘black tax’ – a conundrum

According to the Sunday Times, UKZN media and cultural studies graduate Nokubonga Komako has released her research into ‘black tax’.

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EFF calls Kelly Khumalo ‘ungrateful’ after she says they’re all about war

According to The Citizen, Kelly Khumalo told SABC3’s Trending SA that the EFF was all about war, when explaining why she cut her performance for the party short.

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Xenophobia and racism won’t fix South Africa

One of the saddest realities of being South African is our long history of not learning. The thing about hate on an ethnic basis, is that it is fundamentally a species of tribalism. And just who gets to be in a given tribe is an ever shrinking population.

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My view on the political parties

As I’ve mentioned before, I haven’t really decided who I am voting on yet, so I figured I would work my way through it by writing out my view of each of the major political parties.

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