Floyd Shivambu’s brother implicated in VBS bank heist

According to TimesLIVE, Floyd Shivambu's brother has been one of the figures fingered in the South African Reserve Bank forensic report on VBS. Brian Shivambu had apparently received R16 million from the now insolvent institution. Floyd has refused to answer questions about the money, though the EFF has released a statement calling for those implicated in … Continue reading Floyd Shivambu’s brother implicated in VBS bank heist

DA calls on Ramaphosa to testify in front of state capture inquiry

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to testify in front of the Zondo inquiry into state capture. Maimane said in a statement that the DA have in their possession and email which suggests that when Ramaphosa served as Jacob Zuma's deputy, his office "office assisted in the identity change of an … Continue reading DA calls on Ramaphosa to testify in front of state capture inquiry

On Ndlozi’s bad manners. and Nene’s lying

It is no secret that the EFF have bad manners, and aren't exactly keen on letting other people make their points - as was made clear in the debate between political analyst Prof Mcebisi Ndletyana and Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi over former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Ndletyana was talking about how a lot of high ranking politicians had indeed … Continue reading On Ndlozi’s bad manners. and Nene’s lying

Nene quits, Tito Mboweni set to be new finance minister

According to Business LIVE the presidency has announced that Nhlanhla Nene has resigned as finance minister, and will be replaced by Tito Mbow695555590++eni. Nene's resignation comes after it was revealed that he had several meetings with the Gupta family that he hadn't previously told anybody about. It was also recently revealed that Nene's son had approached … Continue reading Nene quits, Tito Mboweni set to be new finance minister

Ramaphosa bemoans ‘apartheid beneficiaries’ failure to address the past

IOL reports that Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed those he called beneficiaries of apartheid injustices for shying away from government efforts to address the legacy of the past. According to the report Ramaphosa did this during the 8th Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture in Cape Town. Ramaphosa lamented how those who had benefited from apartheid shied away from … Continue reading Ramaphosa bemoans ‘apartheid beneficiaries’ failure to address the past

Mcebo Dlamini to run for ANCYL president

Student activist Mcebo Dlamini is set to take the lead of the ANC Youth League according to the Sowetan LIVE. Dlamini claims that he has been approached by branches from every province to fight for the position of ANCYL president. His likely rivals are set to be KwaZulu-Natal secretary-general Thanduxolo Sabelo and national treasurer Reggie … Continue reading Mcebo Dlamini to run for ANCYL president

Zulu king wants more assurances on land

The Zulu king has called for further guarantees from the government that the land belonging to the Ingonyama Trust will not be expropriated according to IOL. King Goodwill Zwelithini said in his annual Shaka Day speech that he wanted President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit him again to again promise not to touch Zulu land. The … Continue reading Zulu king wants more assurances on land

North West provincial task team doesn’t look like a job for Supra man

According to The Citizen ANC provincial chair Supra Mahumapelo has resigned from the party's provincial task team (PTT) in North West. The whole point to the PTT was to sort out the ANC's provincial management because an election year was coming. Politicians are a bit like naughty schoolchildren realising they didn't do their homework while … Continue reading North West provincial task team doesn’t look like a job for Supra man