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Lumkile Nkomfe

Lumkile Nkomfe

Lumkile Nkomfe is a Creamer Media Reporter for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Daily Podcast – May 28, 2024

Daily Podcast – May 28, 2024

28th May 2024 Making headlines: DA, MK Party to file urgent court action against Ramaphosa; SA records second Mpox case; And South Africa's Ramaphosa steers ANC... 

Daily Podcast – May 27, 2024

Daily Podcast – May 27, 2024

27th May 2024 Making headlines: Ramaphosa expresses readiness for 2024 elections, condemns obstruction of election activities; South Africa's divisive Malema... 

Daily Podcast – May 22, 2024

Daily Podcast – May 22, 2024

22nd May 2024 Making headlines: Political parties mourn passing of James Selfe; South Africa's inflation slows but no rate cut seen in election week; And, Chad's... 

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Daily Podcast – May 21, 2024

Daily Podcast – May 21, 2024

21st May 2024 Making headlines: South Africa welcomes ICC prosecutor seeking warrants for Israel, Hamas leaders; Corruption Watch says Zuma’s ineligibility for... 

Daily Podcast – May 20, 2024

Daily Podcast – May 20, 2024

20th May 2024 Making headlines: South Africa's top court says Zuma not eligible to run for parliament; DA wants Public Service Commission to urgently investigate... 

Daily Podcast – May 16, 2024

Daily Podcast – May 16, 2024

16th May 2024 Making headlines: Threats of legal action after Ramaphosa signs NHI into law; ANC walks political tightrope over coal plant shutdowns; And,... 

Daily Podcast – May 15, 20224

Daily Podcast – May 15, 20224

15th May 2024 Making headlines: ANC seen avoiding populist partners post election; Ramaphosa to visit George building collapse site; And, SACP says signing of... 

Daily Podcast – February 29, 2024

Daily Podcast – February 29, 2024

29th February 2024 Making headlines: Funzi Ngobeni is ActionSA’s Premier candidate for Gauteng; RISE Mzansi takes largest chunk of donations to political parties;... 

Daily Podcast – January 18, 2024

Daily Podcast – January 18, 2024

18th January 2024 Making headlines: DA accepts Ghaleb Cachalia’s resignation, rejects attacks on party; Thabi Leoka produces 'degree certificate' - but LSE denies... 

Daily Podcast – January 12, 2024

Daily Podcast – January 12, 2024

12th January 2024 Making headlines: Nzimande distances himself from reports he is lobbying for university tuition, residence fee hikes; Israel rejects genocide... 

Daily Podcast – January 11, 2024

Daily Podcast – January 11, 2024

11th January 2024 Making headlines: South Africa accuses Israel at World Court of genocidal acts in Gaza; Former ANC war combatants face off as MKMVA members join... 

Health Dept calls for innovations, investments in public health sector to eliminate TB

Health Dept calls for innovations, investments in public health sector to eliminate TB

11th December 2023 The Deputy Minister of Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo has called for greater investments to support the Brics TB Research Network and expressed his... 

Jody Kollapen, Mandla Langa to receive honorary doctorates from Nelson Mandela University

Jody Kollapen, Mandla Langa to receive honorary doctorates from Nelson Mandela University

8th December 2023 Nelson Mandela University has announced that it will confer honorary doctorates, at its graduation ceremony next week, to Justice of the... 

Mavuso Msimang’s resignation from ANC is regrettable – Ramaphosa

Mavuso Msimang’s resignation from ANC is regrettable – Ramaphosa

8th December 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed regret over Mavuso Msimang’s decision to resign as a member of the African National Congress (ANC).... 

Daily Podcast – December 05, 2023

Daily Podcast – December 05, 2023

5th December 2023 Making headlines: South Africa's Q3 GDP falls 0.2% quarter-on-quarter, more than predicted, country’s water quality deteriorates since 2014,... 

ANC welcomes ConCourt ruling on independent candidates contesting elections

ANC welcomes ConCourt ruling on independent candidates contesting elections

5th December 2023 The African National Congress (ANC) has welcomed a Constitutional Court ruling that independent candidates only need 1 000 signatures instead of... 

Multi-Party Charter distances itself from reports of Jardine presidency

Multi-Party Charter distances itself from reports of Jardine presidency

5th December 2023 The Multi-Party Charter for South Africa on Tuesday stressed the importance of recognising the individual identity of each party and distanced... 

Motsoaledi extends Lesotho and Zimbabwe exemption permits

Motsoaledi extends Lesotho and Zimbabwe exemption permits

1st December 2023 Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the extension of exemption permits to Lesotho and Zimbabwe nationals living and working in... 

IFP blasts KZN Premier over ‘evasive’ response to details on land lease agreements

IFP blasts KZN Premier over ‘evasive’ response to details on land lease agreements

1st December 2023 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has criticised KwaZulu-Natal Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube for providing an “evasive” and “sarcastic” response to its... 

AfriForum calls for scrapping of BBBEE prerequisite for water use licence applications

AfriForum calls for scrapping of BBBEE prerequisite for water use licence applications

29th November 2023 Civil rights organisation AfriForum has expressed its disquiet over the broad-based black economic empowerment requirements imposed under the... 

National Assembly backs reports of Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests

National Assembly backs reports of Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests

29th November 2023 The National Assembly has endorsed the reports of the Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests involving complaints against key public... 

Daily Podcast – November 23, 2023

Daily Podcast – November 23, 2023

23rd November 2023 Making headlines: Hawks Head calls for resources to help investigate over 19 000 cases, affirms support for NPA; Treasury puts dramatic plan for... 

Hawks head calls for resources to help investigate over 19 000 cases, affirms support for NPA

Hawks head calls for resources to help investigate over 19 000 cases, affirms support for NPA

23rd November 2023 The national head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks), Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya, has expressed his confidence in... 

Groundbreaking expansion of digital collection of historical magazines

Groundbreaking expansion of digital collection of historical magazines

23rd November 2023 Online research group Sabinet has announced the expansion of a digitized collection of almost 50 000 rare, historical, and out-of-copyright... 

Kgosi Letsiri Phaahla named as ActionSA’s Limpopo Premier candidate

Kgosi Letsiri Phaahla named as ActionSA’s Limpopo Premier candidate

21st November 2023 ActionSA has announced Kgosi Letsiri Phaahla as its Premier Candidate in the province of Limpopo. Phaahla currently serves as the Head of the... 

Africa4Palestine hails departure of Israeli Ambassador from SA

21st November 2023 Human rights non-government organisation Africa4Palestine has welcomed the departure of Israel’s Ambassador to South Africa, Eli Belotserkovsky.... 

UCT Council ‘united’ on path to fixing past governance failures

UCT Council ‘united’ on path to fixing past governance failures

14th November 2023 The University of Cape Town (UCT) Council has expressed its commitment to remedying past governance failures and to strengthening current... 

DA demands tougher public service sanctions after State loses R1.5bn to financial misconduct

DA demands tougher public service sanctions after State loses R1.5bn to financial misconduct

14th November 2023 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has appealed to the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) to enact tougher sanctions against... 

Parliament says progress made in restoring fire-damaged infrastructure, planned completion date November 2025

Parliament says progress made in restoring fire-damaged infrastructure, planned completion date November 2025

14th November 2023 Parliament has said that progress is being made in the restoration of its infrastructure that was damaged by a major fire in 2022, with the planned... 

IFP urges govt to safeguard country’s future amid water crisis

IFP urges govt to safeguard country’s future amid water crisis

10th November 2023 The Inkatha Freedom Party has rallied the government to take decisive action to address the ongoing water crisis.  In an effort to mitigate the... 

DA responds to criticism of its solutions to solve SA’s hunger crisis

DA responds to criticism of its solutions to solve SA’s hunger crisis

10th November 2023 The Democratic Alliance stands by its proposed solutions to tackle the country’s hunger crisis, following criticisms from a local journalist, who... 

Ramaphosa appoints judges to SCA, High Court, Labour Courts

Ramaphosa appoints judges to SCA, High Court, Labour Courts

7th November 2023 One the advice of the Judicial Services Commission, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced significant appointments to the Supreme Court of... 

Sadtu condemns Israeli attacks on Gaza, calls for ceasefire

Sadtu condemns Israeli attacks on Gaza, calls for ceasefire

7th November 2023 The South African Democratic Teachers Union has expressed its disapproval of the ongoing attacks perpetrated by Israel’s Defence Forces in Gaza,... 

Daily Podcast – November 02, 2023

Daily Podcast – November 02, 2023

2nd November 2023 Making headlines: National budget cuts leave City of Cape Town R107m out of pocket for housing projects; Political parties slam Godongwana’s... 

City of Cape Town reiterates demand for private sector contribution to port

City of Cape Town reiterates demand for private sector contribution to port

2nd November 2023 The City of Cape Town has requested that national government immediately publish the Freight Logistics Roadmap to include the participation of the... 

Political parties slam Godongwana’s Medium-Term Budget

Political parties slam Godongwana’s Medium-Term Budget

2nd November 2023 Wednesday’s Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement given by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana was met with collective disapproval from some political... 

SA can relive the magic of the Springboks' victory every day – ActionSA

SA can relive the magic of the Springboks' victory every day – ActionSA

31st October 2023 ActionSA has hailed the Springboks’ victory at the 2023 Rugby World Cup as an important lodestar for positive social improvement within the... 

ActionSA, EFF condemn Ramaphosa’s public holiday announcement ahead of MTBPS

ActionSA, EFF condemn Ramaphosa’s public holiday announcement ahead of MTBPS

31st October 2023 ActionSA and the Economic Freedom Fighters have condemned President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Monday night declaration of an extra public holiday for... 

Daily Podcast – October 27, 2023

Daily Podcast – October 27, 2023

27th October 2023 Making headlines: DA slams Eskom rebranding amid high electricity tariffs, loadshedding Basic Education Committee wishes 2023 Matric Class well... 

DA slams Eskom rebranding amid high electricity tariffs, loadshedding

DA slams Eskom rebranding amid high electricity tariffs, loadshedding

27th October 2023 The Democratic Alliance has expressed its disapproval of a tender recently issued by Eskom tasking suppliers to provide services for the design of... 

Basic Education Committee wishes 2023 Matric Class well ahead of final exams

Basic Education Committee wishes 2023 Matric Class well ahead of final exams

27th October 2023 The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has wished the Matric Class of 2023 well for the final examinations which are officially set to begin on... 

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