Former Free State premier Ace Magashule is facing fraud and corruption charges linked to a R255m asbestos tender Former Free State premier Ace Magashule is expected back in the Bloemfontein high court on Tuesday as his lawyers question the legality of the state’s fraud and corruption case against him. Magashule[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) National Working Committee says letters of suspension will be sent later this week, to party members who are refusing to voluntarily step aside. The decision follows the party’s national working committee meeting on Monday in which lists were collated from different provinces and prepared for[…]
Political analyst Lesiba Teffo says the African National Congress (ANC) step aside resolution is likely to have a devastating impact on the party’s electoral base ahead of the October 27 local government elections. ANC members who were expected to step aside on Friday because of corruption charges against them, have[…]
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has denied there is any crisis in the governing party brought about by his refusal to step aside after being charged with corruption last month. Magashule did a walkabout in the Ramaphosa informal settlement in Ekurhuleni’s ward 42 where by-elections took place on Wednesday. He was[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) has told SABC News that party secretary-general Ace Magashule has instructed his lawyers to seek clarity from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) regarding reports that the Hawks will arrest him on Wednesday. The reports say Magashule’s warrant of arrest in connection with the Vrede Dairy[…]
With newly elected portfolio committee chairs seen as Zuma backers, the House seems set for a showdown. The ANC’s crippling factional battles are set to move to the corridors of Parliament, where supporters of secretary-general Ace Magashule have vowed to use their newly acquired power to give President Cyril Ramaphosa’s[…]
South African Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Committee member and head of economic research and statistics, Rashad Cassim, has said the Reserve Bank has done much good for South Africa’s economy, but the structural economic problems that pervade South Africa are beyond its power. Cassim was speaking in Cape Town on[…]
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says her report on the Estina Dairy Farm Project at Vrede in the Free State doesn’t mention or implicate Ace Magashule. She states that the provisional report deals purely with the officials. Speaking on the SABC’s Morning Live programme, Mkhwebane says she will make the provisional report public. She says Council[…]
Civil society group Unite Behind announced that they will host a public launch and reading of Pieter-Louis Myburgh’s book, Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule’s web of capture, in Cape Town on Monday. This comes as chaos erupted at the book launch that took place at Exclusive Books in Sandton on[…]
Author Pieter-Louis Myburgh says he started conducting detailed research on the dealings of African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General and former Free State Premier Ace Magashule while working as a journalist. He says one of the things that raised his interest was the wealth of Magashule’s daughter. He was speaking at the launch of his[…]
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