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New policies to make SAPS a force to be reckoned with – Mbalula

New policies to make SAPS a force to be reckoned with – Mbalula

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says he will be signing off on numerous policies to enhance the effectiveness of the police service.

Government - By SA News | 26 April, 2017
Public protector hands over withheld evidence to Zuma in fight against state capture report

Public protector hands over withheld evidence to Zuma in fight against state capture report

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkwebane has agreed to furnish President Jacob Zuma’s legal team with previously withheld evidence of state capture in his ongoing case against her predecessor’s State of Capture report.

Government - By Staff Writer | 26 April, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

South Africa;s nuclear energy programme may face its first court hurdle today; Zuma loyalists say everyone in South Africa loves the president and need him more than ever; Sibanye Gold puts its foot down and shut down future projects in SA because of government; and SAA warns of flight disruptions today.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 26 April, 2017
How businesses can fight back against the SA government’s junk policies

How businesses can fight back against the SA government’s junk policies

Sygnia CEO, Magda Wierzycka says that private businesses in South Africa are “finally waking up” to the reality that president Jacob Zuma and his policies are a significant risk to the country, and has provided ways in which they can push back.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 25 April, 2017
5 important thing happening in South Africa today

5 important thing happening in South Africa today

Dlamini-Zuma’s claims that schools are teaching children to hate the ANC will be probed; radical economic transformation fans say South Africa overreacted to junk status; SIM-swap fraud victims who lost millions are gearing up to take on the banks; and the ruling party will intro an amended land bill in May.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 25 April, 2017
Guaranteed jail time on the cards for drunk drivers in South Africa

Guaranteed jail time on the cards for drunk drivers in South Africa

The South African traffic department says that it is at an advanced stage in discussions with the justice department to institute harsher punishments for motorists who drink and drive – including a mandatory 2-year jail sentence with no bail.

Government - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Zuma fuels conspiracies that ‘other governments’ want to rule SA; finance minister Malusi Gigaba had little success convincing Moody’s that the country is stable; harsher punishment, including jail time, is on the cards for drunk drivers; and the DA is looking at legal options to stop the nuclear deal.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Ramaphosa takes on Zuma’s presidency and calls for commission into state capture

Ramaphosa takes on Zuma’s presidency and calls for commission into state capture

The battle for the presidency of the ANC began in earnest this past weekend after deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa called for an official judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Government - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Survey sheds light on who marched against Zuma and why

Survey sheds light on who marched against Zuma and why

South Africa has long been described as the “protest capital of the world”. But the protests have largely been confined to black townships and informal settlements.

Government - By The Conversation | 22 April, 2017
Zuma has “enough influence” within the ANC to resist any challenges – research

Zuma has “enough influence” within the ANC to resist any challenges – research

President Jacob Zuma is unlikely to be ousted by the National Assembly, however a negotiated exit is more likely, according to research.

Government - By News24Wire | 21 April, 2017
5 things you need to know in South Africa today

5 things you need to know in South Africa today

Blade Nzimande has called for a meeting with alliance partners after president Jacob Zuma ignored the party’s call for him to step down; The Supreme Court of Appeals has agreed to hear Zuma and the NPA’s appeal against the reinstatement of 783 criminal charges against him; Parliament will investigate why Zuma deployed soldiers at SONA; and over R14 billion in civil claims were instituted against the SAPS.

Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 21 April, 2017
Is the downfall of the ANC inevitable?

Is the downfall of the ANC inevitable?

The ANC has lost the moral high ground that it used to have after the fall of the apartheid regime.

Government - By News24Wire | 20 April, 2017
DA, UDM, Tutu and others join together to form new unified organisation against Zuma

DA, UDM, Tutu and others join together to form new unified organisation against Zuma

Some of South Africa’s biggest civil society movements, political parties and religious groups have united under a single organisation dubbed “The Freedom Movement”.

Government - By Staff Writer | 20 April, 2017
Zulu king to get R48.8 million to maintain his lifestyle: report

Zulu king to get R48.8 million to maintain his lifestyle: report

KwaZulu-Natal premier Willies Mchunu announced this week that Zulu king, Goodwill Zwelithini, would receive R58.9 million from government over the course of the 2017/18 financial year – an increase over the R48.8 million he received the year before.

Government - By Staff Writer | 20 April, 2017
5 things you need to know in South Africa today

5 things you need to know in South Africa today

Deputy President Ramaphosa believes that the country can overcome it’s political challenges – but admits that the country hasn’t been this divided since 1994; S&P threatens to downgrade SA’s credit further if political uncertainty continues to stall reforms; The Council for the Advancement of the SA Constitution threatens Zuma with a lawsuit if he doesn’t sign the new anti-corruption FICA bill; and the ANC has stopped the DA’s city of Tshwane R8.6 billion debt collection campaign dead in its tracks.

Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 20 April, 2017
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