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25 January 2017
                       
 
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23 Jan 2017
 
 
Eskom: Joburg man busted for selling illegal electricity vouchers
STATEMENT
A Johannesburg man faces time in prison after he was caught selling illegal prepaid electricity vouchers, a practice also known as ghost vending. The suspect was arrested in Kagiso township west of...
 
 
20 Jan 2017
 
Afriforum: AfriForum creates legal fund to hold municipalities and Nersa accountable for Eskom debt
STATEMENT
The civil rights organisation AfriForum will today announce its extensive strategy concerning the Eskom debt in excess of R10,2 billion that are detrimental to innocent South African citizens....
 
 
IPID conducts raid on acting top police chief's home
INVESTIGATION
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) conducted a search and seizure raid on Thursday on the private residence of Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane. News24...
 
 
13 Jan 2017
 
Afriforum: AfriForum’s Nylstroom branch assists with dam, ensures more water
STATEMENT
The AfriForum branch in Nylstroom paid for two additional days’ work on 13 January to ensure that Jaco Vosloo of M & T Grondverskuiwings could make the Donkerpoort Dam – Nylstroom’s main water...
 
 
12 Jan 2017
 
DHET: Blade Nzimande: Address by Minister of Higher Education and Training, on opportunities for Matric Class 2016 in Post-School Education and Training, Hatfield, Pretoria (12/01/2017)
Topics
Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to take this opportunity to congratulate the Class of 2016 who passed their National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations, and especially those who fared...
 
 
11 Jan 2017
 
FEDUSA: Labour is part of team South Africa at WEF 2017
STATEMENT
Labour will be part of Team South Africa who will attend the World Economic Forum 2017 (WEF2017) which starts on Tuesday next week in Geneva, Switzerland, under the theme Responsive and Responsible...
 
 
10 Jan 2017
 
Parents on waiting lists after queuing for hours outside Gauteng DoE
EDUCATION
After waiting in queues since 7am on Tuesday morning, at the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) offices in Johannesburg, some parents have been told their children might only be placed at a...
 
 
AfriForum: AfriForum Youth encourages Mkhondo Local Municipality
STATEMENT
After the AfriForum Youth branch in Piet Retief tackled a pothole and kerbstone repair action in front of the entrance to the municipal offices in August 2016, the Mkhondo Local Municipality...
 
 
Free State: Free State warns of fake bursary notice on social media
STATEMENT
The Free State Provincial government is aware of the notice regarding a Bursaries and Scholarships applications Scam that is doing the rounds on social media, and would like to warn Free State and...
 
 
AfriForum: Municipal electricity supply licences and towns’ economic progress on the line
STATEMENT
AfriForum warns Eskom and the government that the repercussions of the North Gauteng High Court’s ruling that certain municipalities’ electricity supply may be cut, will impoverish the unstable...
 
 
14 Dec 2016
 
 
 
SABC journalist threatened after explosive testimony in parliamentary inquiry
POLITICS
It emerged in Parliament on Wednesday that one of the journalists who testified in the inquiry into the affairs of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) had received a threatening text...
 
 
09 Dec 2016
 
GCIS: Statement on the Cabinet meeting of Wednesday, 7 December 2016
STATEMENT
As the year closes, Cabinet joins South Africans in commemorating the third anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing on 5 December 2013 “Our daily deeds as ordinary South Africans must produce an...
 
 
Eskom: Eskom seeks justice for 29 deceased, 82 injured as a result of electricity theft
STATEMENT
Eskom requests the help of the public to bring to book the electricity thieves who are responsible for the deaths of 29 people and for the serious injuries suffered by 82 others in Kwazulu-Natal...
 
 
06 Dec 2016
 
 
 
The Politics of Spectacle – reflections on the 2016 student protests
ADAM HABIB
This reflection builds on my earlier analysis of the #FeesMustFall protests and reflecting strategically on the challenges facing higher education today. I do not pretend that mine is an impartial...
 
 
05 Dec 2016
 
'All hell will break loose': Opposition official on Zimbabwe's #bondnotes
POLITICS
Less than a week after Zimbabwe introduced its controversial bond notes (and with reports they're already running out), the under-fire central bank has sent out an SMS to local phone numbers...
 
 
 
                       
 
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