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ANC in Ekurhuleni backs Mashatile, Mokonyane and Masina for top 6

16th September 2022 The African National Congress (ANC) in Ekurhuleni wants the region's branches to nominate Paul Mashatile, Mzwandile Masina and Nomvula Mokonyane... 

DA, EFF object to independent panel to determine case against Ramaphosa on Phala Phala

15th September 2022 South Africa's two biggest opposition parties want National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to reconsider a "pro-Ramaphosa" member of an... 

Dlamini-Zuma's presidency campaign gets backing from Cape Town religious group

15th September 2022 Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's endorsement for the African National Congress (ANC) presidency has emerged from an unusual corner: a Cape Town-based... 


Life Esidimeni: Gauteng health department failed us, say NGOs

15th September 2022 Non-governmental organisations, who received patients during the Life Esidimeni project, have told the court they will argue that the Gauteng... 

In just six months, 24 Western Cape cops arrested for fraud, extortion - Cele

15th September 2022 Police Minister Bheki Cele says some officers are breaking the law, extorting communities, and committing acts of corruption while hiding behind... 

'Inaccurate, untrue': Acting Public Protector denies Mkhwebane's Phala Phala probe delay claims

15th September 2022 Acting Public Protector Kholeka Gcaleka says advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane's claims that her office's Phala Phala investigation has been unduly... 

Immigrants less likely to commit crime, more likely to create jobs for South Africans, report finds

15th September 2022 Immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than South Africans, the Institute for Security Studies has found in a report. The new report explored... 

DA takes Central Karoo town, IFP takes uMhlathuze ward in crucial by-elections

15th September 2022 The Democratic Alliance has taken Ward 4 in the central Karoo town of Prince Albert during a hotly contested by-election on Wednesday, making it... 

Zweli Mkhize lashes out at ANC 'cabals', decries abuse of state machinery to purge opponents

15th September 2022 In a speech meant to declare that the race for the African National Congress presidency was on, presidential hopeful Zweli Mkhize lambasted those... 

Independent panel to determine whether Ramaphosa must answer for Phala Phala headed by ex-chief justice

15th September 2022 Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo will chair an independent panel that will determine whether President Cyril Ramaphosa has a prima facie case to... 

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