http://www.polity.org.za
Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
Home / Podcasts RSS ← Back
Johannesburg|Vhembe|Cleaning|Eskom|Mutual Bank|Power|Public Enterprises|VBS Mutual Bank|Android Devices|Cleaning|Ace Magashule|Cyril Ramaphosa|Danny Msiza|Florence Radzilani|George Mashamba|Greg Barnardo|Jacob Zuma|Mmusi Maimane|Pravin Gordhan|Shaun August|Siya Mamkeli|Suzette Little|Thulani Stemele|IPhone|The Sunday Times|Android
|Cleaning|Eskom|Power||Cleaning||||
johannesburg|vhembe-city|cleaning-company|eskom|mutual-bank-company|power|public-enterprises|vbs-mutual-bank|android-devices|cleaning|ace-magashule|cyril-ramaphosa|danny-msiza|florence-radzilani|george-mashamba|greg-barnardo|jacob-zuma|mmusi-maimane|pravin-gordhan|shaun-august|siya-mamkeli|suzette-little|thulani-stemele|iphone|the-sunday-times|android-technology
Close

Email this article

separate emails by commas, maximum limit of 4 addresses

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.

Sponsored by

Close

Article Enquiry

Daily Podcast – October 29, 2018

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.
Close

Embed Video

Daily Podcast – October 29, 2018

29th October 2018

SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE

Font size: -+

October 29, 2018.

For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Sashnee Moodley.

Advertisement

 

Making headlines:

Advertisement

ANC commission wants implicated members in VBS scandal to step aside

Five former Cape Town DA councillors hit out at party leadership

And, Gordhan says anti-graft efforts face 'dangerous fightback'

 

The African National Congress's integrity commission has recommended to the party's leadership that all party members implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal step aside from leadership positions and activities.

According to a statement by the committee's chairperson, George Mashamba, the party's "reputation and credibility has been seriously damaged".

The ANC’s Limpopo treasurer general Danny Msiza and deputy provincial chairperson and Vhembe mayor Florence Radzilani were advised by secretary general Ace Magashule's office to approach the commission, but they did not do so.

 

Five former Democratic Alliance Cape Town city councillors have lashed out at the party's leadership, alleging "racist double standards" and have demanded a public apology from DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

Shaun August, Suzette Little, Siya Mamkeli, Thulani Stemele, and Greg Barnardo said the DA was racist, dishonest, unethical and a total sham.

The five former councillors have also said they had instructed an attorney to assist them to "take action against Maimane and the DA for his false and defamatory statements" against them.

 

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said that efforts to clean up corruption in State-owned companies faced "dangerous" resistance which threatened the country's sovereignty.

Gordhan has been tasked by President Cyril Ramaphosa with cleaning up SOCs such as power utility Eskom, which suffered misgovernance under former president Jacob Zuma.

In an opinion piece in the Sunday Times newspaper, Gordhan said that new boards had started to address "the depth of corruption and criminal behaviour that seems to have become endemic in these institutions."

However, he added that the dangerous and unscrupulous fightback against reform efforts continues.

 

That’s a roundup of news making headlines today

Don’t forget to download the Polity apps for iPhone and android devices

EMAIL THIS ARTICLE      SAVE THIS ARTICLE ARTICLE ENQUIRY

To subscribe email subscriptions@creamermedia.co.za or click here
To advertise email advertising@creamermedia.co.za or click here

Comment Guidelines

About

Polity.org.za is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Polity.org.za is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Register Close