EFF beats Gordhan – Equality Court dismisses application to remove ‘rogue unit’ report

A report by the Inspector General of Intelligence on the so-called Sars ‘rogue unit’ will remain in court records and the public domain. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have won a victory against Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan at the Equality Court sitting in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Monday. An … Read moreEFF beats Gordhan – Equality Court dismisses application to remove ‘rogue unit’ report

Police raid Nigerian baby factories and free 19 women and 4 children

Nigerian police have freed 19 pregnant women from “baby factories” in Lagos. According to reports by the BBC, the women are lured by the traffickers who then rape them and force the young women to have babies. These babies are then sold for human-trafficking purposes. A baby boy is reportedly sold for $1,400 (about R21,000), and … Read morePolice raid Nigerian baby factories and free 19 women and 4 children

State capture: New serious allegations surface against Ranjeni Munusamy

New allegations surfaced against journalist Ranjeni Munusamy at the state capture inquiry in Johannesburg on Monday, with a former crime intelligence officer testifying how he facilitated repairs to her car. He had the tyres replaced, serviced the car and fixed a faulty radio. This is according to former Crime Intelligence officer Colonel Dhanajaya Naidoo who … Read moreState capture: New serious allegations surface against Ranjeni Munusamy

EFF’s Julius Malema credited with helping Robert Mugabe’s family with burial wishes

Robert Mugabe’s nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, has credited EFF leader Julius Malema for pushing Zimbabwe’s government to honour his uncle’s burial wishes. Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital on September 6 and was buried on Saturday. On his website, Zhuwao thanked Malema for an interview he did in Zimbabwe in which he pushed the government to … Read moreEFF’s Julius Malema credited with helping Robert Mugabe’s family with burial wishes

Senior DA leaders are demanding answers from Maimane on who pays his rent.

Senior DA MP Mike Waters has requested documentary proof that party leader Mmusi Maimane is renting his Claremont home out of his own pocket, the Sunday Times reports. The request is said to have been made at a meeting of the party’s federal executive last week. “He [Waters] proceeded to ask how much he [Maimane] pays for … Read moreSenior DA leaders are demanding answers from Maimane on who pays his rent.

Breaking News: Sho Madjozi’s ‘John Cena’ gets a shoutout in more than 70 countries

Sho Madjozi’s latest single John Cena is going viral across the world, getting shoutouts in 73 countries and counting. The star first performed the track several weeks ago on international music platform Colors. Since then, fans have been begging the BET award winner to drop it as a single. She finally did so on Friday and immediately trended … Read moreBreaking News: Sho Madjozi’s ‘John Cena’ gets a shoutout in more than 70 countries

Tito Mboweni issues stark warning to ANC NEC, sticks to plan to sell state-owned companies

In defence of Treasury’s plan to grow the economy, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni warned the African National Congress National Executive Committee (NEC) that government’s choices are becoming starker, and that urgent changes are needed. In Mboweni’s presentation, during the third day of the NEC’s conference in Boksburg, he said growth is faltering and tax revenue has … Read moreTito Mboweni issues stark warning to ANC NEC, sticks to plan to sell state-owned companies

The SACP is preparing to contest 2021 local government elections on its own

The SACP is considering going it alone in a number of municipalities and wards in the 2021 local government elections, particularly those administrations that have collapsed under the control of its alliance partner, the ANC. The proposal is made in an internal discussion document drafted by the SACP ahead of its special national congress in … Read moreThe SACP is preparing to contest 2021 local government elections on its own

No indication of money laundering was found on CR17 Campaign Donation

The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC), which has become central to the Public Protector’s adverse findings against President Cyril Ramaphosa, did not find any evidence of money laundering related to the president. In July, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane found that Ramaphosa deliberately misled Parliament when responding to a question about a R500 000 donation to his 2017 ANC … Read moreNo indication of money laundering was found on CR17 Campaign Donation

Mkhwebane on FIC request: Ramaphosa’s lawyers ‘litigating through the media’

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says President Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers are litigating “through the media”, after it emerged that the president’s legal team had accused Mkhwebane of unlawfully obtaining Financial Intelligence Centre information. Business Day reported on Tuesday that Ramaphosa’s lawyers have accused Mkhwebane of unlawfully using information contained in a Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) report to … Read moreMkhwebane on FIC request: Ramaphosa’s lawyers ‘litigating through the media’