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AfriForum files application for Botswana authorities seeking help on Motsepe-Radebe

20th August 2020 AfriForum's head of private prosecutions, Gerrie Nel, has filed a mandamus application against the South African justice ministry to force it to... 

Zandile Gumede 'rewarded' with R1.1m salary as MPL, says Outa

20th August 2020 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has said that corruption-accused former eThekwini mayor, Zandile Gumede, had been rewarded for poor... 

More 'disgust' and outrage over Zandile Gumede’s appointment as KZN MPL

20th August 2020 The South African Communist Party in KwaZulu-Natal said on Thursday it was “baffled, disappointed and flabbergasted" at corruption-accused former... 


SA parliament committee wants speedy prosecutions in Covid-19 corruption

20th August 2020 The South African parliament's standing committee on public accounts says it is seriously concerned about allegations of corruption relating to... 

SAHRC slams social media posts "glorifying" farm murders

20th August 2020 The South African Human Rights Commission has said it is investigating a complaint it received about social media utterances "glorifying" farm... 

Zimbabwe commission concerned about human rights violations

20th August 2020 The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission has expressed concern over a crackdown against human rights defenders and urged the regional and international... 

Public Protector investigating KZN health MEC over potential ethics' breach

19th August 2020 The Public Protector is investigating a possible breach of the executive ethics code by KwaZulu-Natal health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu, after a... 

ANC welcomes Zandile Gumede to KZN Legislature, DA is 'disgusted'

19th August 2020 The African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal said on Wednesday that it welcomed the appointment of corruption accused former eThekwini mayor... 

DA wants Mboweni to explain why SA govt has not ended 'emergency procurement'

19th August 2020 South Africa's main opposition the Democratic Alliance said on Wednesday it would ask Parliament to extract an explanation from Finance Minister... 

Eastern Cape premier announces R594m hospital refurbishment project

19th August 2020 Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane announced on Tuesday a R594-million project to refurbish hospitals within the province.    Addressing the media... 

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