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Much of Western Cape Premier Alan Winde's speech focused on job creation, safety and the transport sector, but Winde's critics were not impressed, saying he failed to decisively carve a way forward.
Police have been sent to areas including Lenasia South, Ennerdale, Zakariyya Park and Eldorado Park on Friday morning to monitor a flare-up of protests from residents who said they're fed up with land invasions.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that President Cyril Ramaphosa deliberately misled Parliament in relation to the R500,000 Bosasa donation.
The two were sacked by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the recommendation of the Mokgoro commission which investigated whether the pair were fit for their jobs.
The US drinks and snack group said Pioneer Food’s product portfolio was complementary and would help PepsiCo to expand in sub-Saharan Africa by boosting its manufacturing and distribution capabilities.
Former President Jacob Zuma’s legal team on Friday said they no longer wanted to be a part of the state capture commission proceedings.
Zuma's testimony was halted on Wednesday after he raised objections to the line of questioning the commission's lawyers were taking.
The Land Claims Court must rule on whether to hold the Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform minister in contempt of court because government missed a deadline to provide a proper plan for restitution.
Minister Senzo Mchunu told parliament during his budget vote this week that his department would save R20 billion if 30,000 workers in the public sector took early pension payout.
Former President Jacob Zumba's supporters are streaming into the precinct where the state capture commission is being held in Parktown ahead of his appearance on Friday morning.
On Thursday, the army was in Manenberg and Hanover Park providing support to SAPS members.
Dr James Mwesinga was found guilty of organ theft in the Kempton Park Magistrates Court on Thursday.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde delivered his maiden State of the Province Address on Thursday and told MPLs the provincial government generated a billion rand in savings for businesses by reducing red tape.
Veteran actress Nomhle Nkonyeni will be laid to rest on Friday in her hometown of Port Elizabeth.
They've now taken matters into their own hands, bringing the areas to a standstill by barricading main roads.
Julius Malema said the EFF would counter any campaign in support of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan by the SACP.
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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize commented on former President Jacob Zuma's appearance at the state capture commission in Parktown.
President Cyril Ramaphosa spent his Mandela Day at Red Cross Children's Hospital with the children at RX Radio. Established in November 2016, the station is run by children and former patients. The platform gives them the chance to become radio reporters.
The communities are protesting over what appears to be ongoing housing issues.
The military released their soldiers to help stabilise gang hot-spots, while law enforcement agencies conducted raids in Manenberg and Hanover Park.
Replying to the debate on his budget vote, the president was unequivocal in his support for Pravin Gordhan.
Governor Lesetja Kgayango announced on Thursday that the rate had been cut to 6.5%.
When the army came into the area with their armoured vehicles, many residents celebrated, welcoming the army with shouting and applause.
On Wednesday, deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo adjourned the hearing after Zuma’s lawyer’s accused the Inquiry of having invited their client to the commission under false pretences.
It comes a full week after a promise by the police minister to send the army into 10 Cape Flats neighbourhoods, as a force enabler for the police.
The South African National Defence Force arrived in Cape Town on 18 July 2019, one week after Police Minister Bheki Cele announced troops would be deployed to gang-plagued areas on the Cape Flats to assist the South African Police Service.
The suspects are expected to appear at the Verulam Magistrates Court on Friday morning.
The SACP's Solly Mapaila has praised the work of the so-called Sars rogue unit, saying that the unit has done a wonderful job and that they were heroes of the country.
Controversial businessman Nafiz Modack and three others are accused of extorting the Grand Café out of R90,000 in November 2017.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize was speaking at the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Johannesburg, where he spent part of his day marking Mandela Day.
President Cyril Ramaphosa told Parliament that nobody was above the law and that that includes himself, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and EFF leader Julius Malema.
Those in debt have received some relief on Thursday afternoon with the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) decreasing the repo to 6.5%.
Kwazulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu on Thursday said two of the men were found dead at the school this morning, while one was found wounded.
On Wednesday, Minister Senzo Mchunu told Parliament during his budget vote speech that his department would save R20 billion if 30,000 workers aged between 55 and 59 took early pension.
Mkhize was speaking at the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital where he spent his 67 minutes as part of Mandela day.
Zulu and the foundation will deliver 67 pairs of shoes to 67 schools around the country.
The intergovernmental dispute continues despite the minister's recent announcement that the army will be deployed to help fight gangs for the next three months.
The Zondo Commission of inquiry into state capture has confirmed that former President Jacob Zuma will continue with his testimony on Friday.
Old Mutual has declined an offer by the Johannesburg High Court to settle its case with fired CEO Peter Moyo before completion of arguments.
The State Security Agency has joined the war against gangsterism and wants more individuals linked to organised crime prosecuted.
The SACP's Solly Mapaila said they were calling on all South Africans to defend Mandela’s legacy against those who seek to destroy it.
He was joined by humanitarian aid group Gift of The Givers, who donated much-needed mattresses, blankets and food parcels to the Sinoxolo Educare Centre.
Former Springbok rugby wing James Small. died from a heart attack last week and was being laid to rest on Thursday.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has highlighted police understaffing and has pointed the finger at national government in his State of the Province Address.
On Wednesday, Minister Senzo Mchunu told Parliament during his budget vote speech that his department would save R20 billion if 30,000 workers aged between 55 and 59 took voluntary severance packages.
It’s by no means the mass deployment some may have imagined, but it’s a start for the gang-plagued neighbourhood of Manenberg.
The repo rate is the rate at which the central bank lends money to commercial banks.
As part of Mandela Day activities, President Cyril Ramaphosa visited RX Radio at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Rondebosch.
Publis Works Minister Patricia De Lille said she had been unaware of the possible disposal of the land.