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Daily Podcast – May 09, 2017
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Making headlines: Ousted Hawks boss to apply to interdict Mbalula Malema and Zimbabwean minister 'working together' to topple Mugabe And, opposition slams Zuma for Vuwani no-show
 
 
Opposition slams Zuma for Vuwani no-show
POLITICS
Opposition parties took a dim view of President Jacob Zuma's decision not to address the community of Vuwani on Sunday. Residents in the area have been up in arms after the Municipal Demarcation...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
Ratings downgrade will be negative for metros - Van Rooyen
POLITICS
Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister David van Rooyen says metros will not escape financial hurt if the country's credit ratings are downgraded. Van Rooyen was addressing the...
 
 
12 Jan 2017
 
Gordhan to act against municipalities which owe Eskom money
STATE COMPANY
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said National Treasury will act against municipalities which have failed to settle their debt to Eskom, Fin24’s sister publication Netwerk24 reported. In a letter to...
 
 
06 Dec 2016
 
Govt paid for Van Rooyen's 'state capture' interdict
POLITICS
The co-operative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) department paid for Minister Des van Rooyen's bid to interdict the Public Protector's State of Capture report. The minister confirmed...
 
 
01 Sep 2016
 
NFP urges rerun of elections in Jozini so it can contest
POLITICS
The National Freedom Party (NFP) on Thursday urged the government to dissolve the Jozini Local Municipality so that the party could participate in fresh elections in the remote northern...
 
 
14 Jul 2016
 
Democratic Alliance wrong to claim 67% of Cape Town’s budget spends on poor communities
AFRICA CHECK
What do Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, Democratic Alliance national spokesman Phumzile van Damme, member of parliament Kevin Mileham, Cape Town councillor Anda Ntsodo and shadow minister of...
 
 
07 Jul 2016
 
SA's millionaire municipal managers rake in the cash
POLITICS
The amounts that some of South Africa's millionaire municipal managers earned in the 2014/15 financial year have been revealed in a parliamentary reply. Salaries range from a modest R598 031 per...
 
 
17 May 2016
 
Parliament debates violence in Vuwani, Limpopo
PROTESTS
Members of Parliament on Tuesday held a debate on the recent unrest in Vuwani in Limpopo which saw over 20 schools burnt down or severely damaged. Opening the debate, Democratic Alliance MP Kevin...
 
 
12 May 2016
 
Parliament to debate Vuwani crisis
PROTESTS
Parliament is set to debate the ongoing crisis in Vuwani, Limpopo, next week following a request from the Democratic Alliance (DA). The proposed date is Tuesday, May 17, the same day President...
 
 
11 May 2016
 
Are there 13, 14 or 15 million hungry people in South Africa?
AFRICA CHECK
Calling for an end to the “hunger crisis” which sees “14 million people going to bed hungry”, the South African Food Sovereignty Campaign plans to hold a bread march against hunger in Johannesburg,...
 
 
11 Apr 2016
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – April 11, 2016
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Making headlines: Van Rooyen denied meeting with the Guptas in Dubai. Mugabe defends indigenisation. And, the EFF says the Guptas have conceded.
 
 
 
 
I did not meet Guptas in Dubai – Van Rooyen
POLITICS
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister Des Van Rooyen did not meet any of the Guptas during a trip to Dubai last year, his spokesperson said on Sunday. “He says he didn’t meet the...
 
 
22 Feb 2016
 
WCape ANC to present alternative Sopa
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) will present an alternative State of the Province Address (Sopa) at the Western Cape legislature, the party said on Monday. This was in response to Premier Helen...
 
 
20 Jan 2016
 
 
 
Eskom: Eskom responds to unlawful DA protest at its Megawatt Park offices
STATEMENT
The Democratic Alliance (DA) today unlawfully protested at Eskom’s Megawatt Park head office in Sunninghill. The group arrived at Eskom without prior approval. They then proceeded to occupy the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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