Pravin Gordhan demands apology from ANC after party says he ‘attacked’ black engineers

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is demanding an apology from the ANC and the retraction of a statement the party issued on Wednesday. According to the ANC’s statement, Gordhan and Senzo Mchunu, both allies of President Cyril Ramaphosa, launched attacks on black professionals. The party said it distanced itself from Gordhan and Mchunu and that … Read morePravin Gordhan demands apology from ANC after party says he ‘attacked’ black engineers

4 500 employees to lose their jobs as FNB, Absa close Bosasa bank accounts

First National Bank (FNB) and Absa have informed beleaguered facilities management group Bosasa that their bank accounts will be closed. News24 has independently confirmed that FNB, the controversial group’s long-time banker, is severing ties with the company led by CEO Gavin Watson. Absa is also cutting ties with the group, as well as the family … Read more4 500 employees to lose their jobs as FNB, Absa close Bosasa bank accounts

32 senior ANC members nominated for the party’s elections lists to come before integrity committee

Thirty-two senior ANC members nominated for the party’s elections lists will be hauled before the party’s integrity committee after failing a vetting process. Some of them have been implicated in state capture. ANC sources close to the vetting process told Sunday Times the party’s top six had a list of names of the red-flagged nominees. … Read more32 senior ANC members nominated for the party’s elections lists to come before integrity committee

NEWS REPORT: ANC seeks member donations to avoid ‘threat of state capture’

For just R50 a month, you could help the ANC avoid falling victim to state capture. In an effort to become less dependant on big business to fund their operations, the ruling party has called on its members to help it become less vulnerable to the threat of state capture by regularly donating as little … Read moreNEWS REPORT: ANC seeks member donations to avoid ‘threat of state capture’

NEWS: Pule Mabe cleared of sexual harassment charges by ANC grievance panel.

ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe has been cleared of sexual harassment charges by the party’s grievance panel, City Press reported. He was accused by his former personal assistant of three instances of sexual harassment, but the panel was reportedly not impressed with her evidence. News24 reported last year that Mabe had requested to be placed on leave pending … Read moreNEWS: Pule Mabe cleared of sexual harassment charges by ANC grievance panel.

Newly introduced Smart Toilet selling for R95 000 per set: The Kohler Numi 2.0 “intelligent toilet”

The Kohler Numi 2.0 “intelligent toilet” has many more tricks. It can warm the seat, and has a soothing blue glowing light. I’m not so sure about the “personalised cleansing and dryer functions”. Amazingly it wasn’t the only “smart” toilet to be launched this January. Nor the cheapest. Toto’s Neorest NX2 intelligent toilet sells for … Read moreNewly introduced Smart Toilet selling for R95 000 per set: The Kohler Numi 2.0 “intelligent toilet”

NEWS: Government put up R25-million for Caster Semenya’s defence

The South African government is going to spend an estimated R25-million in their court battle against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)‚ where they are defending 800-meter world and Olympic champion Caster Semenya. Minister of Sport Tokozile Xasa and her director-general Alec Moemi confirmed on Friday that the government is footing the bill for … Read moreNEWS: Government put up R25-million for Caster Semenya’s defence

Eskom Eskom ‘technically broke’, won’t last beyond April 2019

Eskom is “technically insolvent” and will cease to exist at the current trajectory by April 2019, the portfolio committee on public enterprises heard. The department of public enterprises (DPE) briefed members of the portfolio committee on public enterprises on Wednesday, where the issues at Eskom were highlighted. Eskom’s R420bn debt burden represents 15% of the … Read moreEskom Eskom ‘technically broke’, won’t last beyond April 2019