Embattled former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede and 21 other accused are expected to appear before the Durban High Court for a pre-trial hearing Monday. The charges stem from 2017 Durban Solid Waste tender amounting to over R400 million. Spokesperson for Gumede’s supporters, Ntando Khuzwayo says although supporters will be out[…]
About a hundred people gathered outside St Georges Cathedral in Cape Town for a march to parliament on Wednesday, to demand the reinstatement of top cop Jeremy Vearey. The former Head of Detectives in the Western Cape, was fired about two weeks ago for bringing the police service into disrepute[…]
KwaZulu-Natal police have found a link between a gang that has been terrorising communities in Pietermaritzburg and politicians in the province. Last week, seven people, including two women, were killed during a shootout with police at a house in the suburb of Scottsville. It is believed that they were members[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) questioned the role of Parliament in holding Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize to account for allegations of irregularly awarding a contract to communications company Digital Vibes. Opposition parties have accused the African National Congress (ANC) members of Parliament of shielding the executive, this was revealed during[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) has vowed to take strong action against members who are sowing divisions in the organisation. This comes after the National Executive Committee (NEC) held its meeting at the weekend. In the video below, Party President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the NEC closing address: The meeting resolved[…]
The NPA is to appeal the decision of the Western Cape High court to acquit former State Security Minister and ANC MP, Bongani Bongo, on corruption charges. The NPA’s regional communications manager for the Western Cape, Eric Ntabazalila, says the decision was taken after careful consideration of the facts, the[…]
Deputy President David Mabuza has assured Parliament that the government has taken extensive measures to ensure there is no corruption in the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Mabuza says these measures include the centralisation of procurement and distribution. Answering questions in the National Council of Provinces, Mabuza says the[…]
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’ National Executive Committee meeting today is set to discuss the party’s much talked about step-aside resolution. In 2015, the governing party adopted a resolution that says those accused of corruption and other serious crimes including those charged in courts must step aside from their positions or[…]
Health minister Zweli Mkhize has denied receiving R6.5m in donations from controversial businessman Edwin Sodi, during his tenure as ANC treasurer-general. “I wish to categorically state I have never received any funds from Mr Sodi, either personally or through a third party intended for my personal benefit. I can confirm[…]
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