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ANC to 'review' cadre deployment policies after studying Zondo's findings

Updated 16 minutes ago In a reversal of its chairperson's hardline stance, the African National Congress (ANC) announced it would review its cadre deployment policy after... 

Steenhuisen wants Parliament to reconvene to deal with load-shedding, fuel price, Phala Phala saga

Updated 1 hour 19 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance wants Parliament to reconvene urgently to deal with load-shedding, the increases in fuel prices and the Phala Phala... 

Court orders former Eskom boss Brian Molefe to pay back R10 million to pension fund

Updated 1 hour 56 minutes ago Brian Molefe, the former CEO of Eskom, has been directed to pay back just under R10-million, plus interest, to the power utility's pension fund.... 


Day Zero: Govt diverts water from Gariep Dam to 'red zone' regions of Nelson Mandela Bay

Updated 3 hours ago The 109 western suburbs in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro, which are set to run dry when Day Zero kicks in, have been thrown a temporary lifeline... 

ANC failed to install 2 000 solar panels earmarked for Matzikama residents, DA reveals

Updated 7 hours ago The African National Congress and Democratic Alliance are going head to head once again in the Matzikama Municipality, vying to secure victory in a... 

Load-shedding: NEC proposes significant changes to Eskom operations in bid to address crisis

6th July 2022 The African National Congress's national executive committee has proposed a raft of changes in the government's day-to-day running of the ailing... 

ANCYL factions in Eastern Cape in fight over Ramaphosa's attendance at tavern victims' mass funeral

6th July 2022 Parallel African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) structures in the Buffalo City Metro are at loggerheads over the inclusion of President... 

Poor maintenance caused Government Printing Works system crash - and the data might never be recovered

5th July 2022 A Government Printing Works system crash that led to a massive data loss last year was caused by poor ICT maintenance, and the chief information... 

Former ANC MP Vincent Smith's fraud case postponed again

5th July 2022 The tax fraud and money laundering case against former African National Congress MP Vincent Smith has been postponed again. Smith appeared briefly... 

Dlamini-Zuma proposes skills exchange between municipalities to aid poor-performing councils

5th July 2022 Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has proposed a skills exchange between the worst and best-performing... 

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