SABC Inquiry committee awaits parly’s legal advice on report

Parliament’s legal advisers are expected to give an opinion on whether the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) inquiry draft report can be sent to the affected parties without recommendations. Debate flared up on Thursday between the African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Ad hoc Committee,[…]

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Make Marikana inquiry findings public: Cele

Former police commissioner Bheki Cele says the Farlam Commission of Inquiry’s findings into the Marikana shooting should be released. “It should be made public,” he told News24. “Some of us, our commissions were live and the results were there for everyone to read.” Thirty-four people were killed near Lonmin’s platinum[…]

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Arms enquiry cautions detractors

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal hit back at its detractors on Thursday, warning that insults against it were “criminal”. Commission spokesman William Baloyi said in a statement: “The Commission wishes to caution members of the public and interested parties that it is a criminal offence[…]

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Mall collapse enquiry continues

The inquiry into the collapse of the Tongaat Mall, in which two people were killed, will continue on Thursday. On Wednesday, the commission of inquiry in Durban heard that strength tests were never carried out on the concrete used in the columns supporting the ill-fated Tongaat Mall. Ronnie Pillay, a[…]

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Lwandle enquiry like a “hit squad”: Zille

A committee probing the evictions of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle has all the hallmarks of a “political hit squad”, Western Cape premier Helen Zille said in Cape Town on Tuesday. “Its terms of reference are primarily framed to look at whether the city of Cape Town and the Western[…]

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Lwandle inquiry to start

Public hearings into last month’s eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, would begin on Monday, the housing ministry said. The hearings would be held at the Good Hope Sub-Council Building from 10am, spokesman Vusi Tshose said in a statement on Thursday. “The decision to appoint the inquiry[…]

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