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ANC freaking out over memo to Cyril Ramaphosa

This weekend the Sunday Times revealed that the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland prepared a memo saying that unless there was some tangible action against the perpetrators of corruption and state capture in our country, Cyril Ramaphosa’s investment drive would fail. Advertisements

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Medupi, Kusile already need R8 billion in repairs

Eskom general manager for group technical Titus Mathe has told Moneyweb that Medupi and Kusile already need R8 billion in repairs in order to correct design defects.

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EFF Manifesto is more of an EFFing wish list

The EFF released their manifesto yesterday, and considering they’re the third largest party, it is worth looking at.

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The hyggeligt of the world

Recently Bill Gates tweeted an infographic which showed how the world has gotten better over the past 200 years.

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Zuma responds to claims of “9 wasted years”

According to eNCA president Jacob Zuma has lashed out at claims that the years he was in power were ‘wasted’. This comes after claims to that effect by Business Unity SA President Sipho Pityana, as well as President Cyril Ramaphosa and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni at The World Economic Forum in Davos. Zuma responded on Twitter, […]

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SABC fails to pay staff on time

The SABC has failed to pay its workers’ salaries on time according to EWN. Apparently the workers’ contacted EWN in a panic on Tuesday when the money didn’t land in their bank accounts, saying that there was no warning that this would happen. This follows concerns raised in Parliament by SABC management, who said that […]

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Autralopithecus sediba status as a species confirmed

According to the University of the Witwatersrand, three new papers have confirmed that autralopithecus sediba was in fact a distinct species. All three papers have been published in the open access journal PaleoAnthropology, along with an introduction focusing on sediba. The fossils were first found in the Cradle of Humankind in August of 2008. At […]

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Tax revolt! Helen Zille’s not-no-democratic moment on Twitter

Former DA leader Helen Zille appears to be calling for a tax revolt on Twitter.

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GladAfrica Tshwane contract irregular

The Auditor General has confirmed that GladAfrica’s contract with Tshwane was in fact irregular according to eNCA. EWN reports that the Tshwane ANC wants city manager Moeketsi Mosola booted from office due to his involvement in the R12 billion contract.

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Listen: Tim Minchin’s song about social media outrage

At the end of last year Australian comedian Tim Minchin released a song, which I think more or less sums up far too much of the news cycle so far in 2019.

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