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Godongwana bemoans his own budgeting, berates Eskom's underperformance despite bailouts

28th September 2022 Between 2019 and 2022, Eskom received the lion's share of government bailouts - R230-billion - but the power utility has failed to meet its mandate... 

ANC opposed to ad hoc committee probe into Phala Phala saga

27th September 2022 While most opposition parties have backed the Democratic Alliance's call for an ad hoc committee to probe allegations relating to President Cyril... 

'Democracy is a disruptive process': Makhura tells summit coalition politics is frustrating

27th September 2022 "Be like Italy." This was the sentiment Gauteng Premier David Makhura expressed on Tuesday at the Local Government Summit in Boksburg. Elaborating,... 


ANC delegation leaves Cosatu conference as delegates snub message of support

27th September 2022 After two days of hoping delegates would eventually allow the African National Congress to deliver its message of support, ANC members gave up and... 

Joburg mayor Phalatse safe for now, as motion of no confidence not set for next council sitting

27th September 2022 City of Johannesburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse will survive Wednesday's special council sitting of the City's multiparty government. This is despite... 

Trial date set in R37m fraud case of alleged Gupta associates linked to Estina dairy farm

27th September 2022 Two alleged Gupta associates are expected to go on trial in March 2023 in connection with a R37.7-million fraud case. Kamal Vasram and Saliesh... 

Gordhan moves to replace Eskom board

27th September 2022 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Tuesday informed the directors of Eskom that changes will be made to the board in the next few days,... 

Zuma to oppose applications of Maughan, Downer as he presses on with private prosecution bid

27th September 2022 Former president Jacob Zuma has filed a notice of intention to oppose the applications of News24 specialist legal reporter Karyn Maughan and State... 

More mud-slinging in Tshwane multi-party government - this time over non-payment of staff

26th September 2022 A technical glitch is behind the non-payment of some City of Tshwane employees on Monday, according to mayoral spokesperson Sipho Stuurman, who... 

Load-shedding: Health dept working on alternative power sources for its facilities

26th September 2022 The health department is trying to find additional power sources to supply its facilities during load-shedding.  This comes amid calls for health... 

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