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Why the Western Cape ANC objects to Beverley Schäfer serving on a committee to probe the Speaker

19th September 2022 The African National Congress in the Western Cape legislature rejected the appointment of the Deputy Speaker, Beverley Schäfer, to an appeals... 

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma gets nod for top ANC post as branches make their picks

19th September 2022 The African National Congress's December leadership contest is hotting up as branches name their preferred candidates and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is... 

Load-shedding to drop to Stage 5, but another unit has tripped

19th September 2022 Load-shedding will drop to Stage 5 at midnight as Eskom works overtime on repairs, but it is still battling breakdowns, it said on Monday.... 


Wage restriction: Staffers down tools again over unpaid salaries, as ANC budgets R50m for conference

19th September 2022 While the African National Congress will likely have a budget of around R50-million for its December elective conference, its staffers have... 

Rand hits R17.70/$ low as SA suffers Stage 6 load shedding

19th September 2022 The rand weakened to R17.70/$ for the first time since 2020 on Monday morning, with investors digesting a deteriorating outlook, as well as the... 

Fired SABC news head says her axing was part of much bigger problem

16th September 2022 Former South African Broadcasting Corporation head of news and veteran journalist, Phathiswa Magopeni, told Parliament that her dismissal from the... 

AG vows to tighten controls on appointments, transfers after report clears her

16th September 2022 Auditor-General Tsakani Maluleke said her office would pursue a strategy to tighten internal controls on appointments and compensation-related... 

Stellenbosch University vindicated by court ruling on pandemic language policy

16th September 2022 Stellenbosch University has welcomed a Western Cape High Court judgment which declared that the university did not violate its language policy. The... 

Ex-chief justice Mogoeng believes he's been 'called' to be president one day

16th September 2022 Retired Constitutional Court chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng believes it's his destiny to become president of the country one day, but he isn't sure... 

Report clears Auditor-General of wrongdoing, while backfiring on her accuser

16th September 2022 An alleged attempt to blackmail Auditor-General Tsakani Maluleke has backfired on her accuser, with a legal opinion clearing the AG of wrongdoing.... 

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