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Peters irrational when she removed PRASA board – court

10th April 2017 Former Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters acted irrationally in removing PRASA's board, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled on Monday. Judge Peter Mabuse said in a scathing judgment that her decision was unreasonable and disproportionate and he set it aside. 

Moyane lent tacit approval to the Rogue unit storyline - former spokesperson

7th April 2017 Denying that the alleged Rogue Unit existed was not the message Sars management wanted to convey to the public. Former Sars spokesperson Adrian Lackay said during cross examination on Thursday that this was the message given by managers at Sars during a GCIS meeting held in December 2014. 

History will be made during nationwide shutdown – Outa

7th April 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) says history will be made during a nationwide shutdown on Friday in protest against President Jacob Zuma and corruption. "The conduct by the authorities in trying to place approval barriers in the way of the Pretoria march to the Union Buildings is a... 

Wits 'deeply concerned' about state of SA

7th April 2017 The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Senate has expressed “deep concern” about the state of the country and the effect of corruption on education funding. “Political events have exposed the scale of the current social and economic crisis in South Africa,” the university said in a statement... 

And then there were 3: Joemat-Pettersson resigns as MP

6th April 2017 Former Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has also resigned from Parliament. The former minister lost her job when President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his cabinet on Friday, March 31. 

Madonsela calls on Zuma to withdraw 'state capture' report court challenge

6th April 2017 Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Wednesday called on President Jacob Zuma to withdraw his High Court in Pretoria application to review and set aside the remedial action recommendations in the State of Capture report. She said Zuma should immediately appoint a commission of inquiry or... 

Mcebisi Jonas resigns as MP

6th April 2017 Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has resigned from Parliament. "The Office of the ANC [African National Congress] Chief Whip confirms the resignation of former Deputy Finance Minister and ANC MP Cde Mcebisi Jonas as a member of parliament effective 31 March 2017," ANC chief whip media... 

100 days of water left in Cape Town dams, restrictions to be tightened

4th April 2017 Cape Town’s water supply is down to its last 100 days, resulting in the municipality bringing forward its emergency supply schemes. Dam storage levels had declined to 26.2%, one percentage point down from last week, the City of Cape Town said in a statement on Monday. 

Over 50 factory workers rushed to hospital after chemical leak

3rd April 2017 More than 50 employees from a chemical factory in Germiston had to be rushed to hospital for respiratory problems on Monday morning after an alleged chemical leak. ER24’s Russel Meiring said they had found between 50 and 100 employees outside the factory. 

Treasury shoots down nuclear deal allegations

3rd April 2017 National Treasury on Sunday set the record straight on news that was circulating on social media of a nuclear deal allegedly signed by incoming Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba. African National Congress (ANC) member Sibusisiwe Mngadi had alleged on Facebook earlier on Sunday that “the nuclear deal... 


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