For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Sane Dhlamini.
Making headlines: ANC North West worried about alleged plot to kill Mahumapelo, DA to table motion of no confidence in Premier Makhura And, EFF leader Malema to be sworn in at Pan African Parliament
ANC North West worried about alleged plot to kill Mahumapelo
The ANC in the North West says it is shocked at reports of an alleged plot to assassinate embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo.
Acting provincial secretary Sussana Dantjie said they were "shocked and disturbed" by the alleged plot to "permanently silence" Mahumapelo.
A case of conspiracy to commit murder has been opened at Mahikeng police station.
This follows a wave of violent protests that has swept through the North West in recent weeks, calling for Mahumapelo to resign.
DA to table motion of no confidence in Premier Makhura
The DA says it will table a motion of no confidence in Premier David Makhura in the Gauteng provincial legislature later this month.
DA Gauteng provincial leader John Moodey said yesterday that the party will table the motion on May 15.
The party blamed Makhura for the 144 Life Esidimeni patients who had lost their lives.
The ANC has said that the motion was a desperate attempt by the DA.
EFF leader Malema to be sworn in at Pan African Parliament
EFF leader Julius Malema will be among five South African Members of Parliament to be sworn in at the opening ceremony of the sixth ordinary session of the Pan African Parliament in Midrand, in Johannesburg today.
Five MPs were nominated for membership of the Pan African Parliament on behalf of the South African Parliament by the National Assembly and the NCOP on October 24 and 23 respectively.
The other nominations include National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise, Thoko Didiza the National Assembly house chairperson for internal arrangements, Mandlesizwe Zwelivelile Mandela, and Santosh Vinita Kalyan.
The theme for the session is “Winning the fight against corruption: A sustainable path to Africa’s transformation”.
Also making headlines:
The Department of Trade and Industry said South Africa and Kenya have committed to resolve outstanding bilateral issues in preparation for the upcoming 6th session of the joint trade committee to be held in Mombasa, Kenya in September.
That’s a roundup of news making headlines
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