Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu will not respond to former finance minister Trevor Manuel’s letter to her. “I am not responding to this matter any more. I believe I have already clarified my views,” she said. In his letter, published in City Press, Manuel took issue with her claim[…]
The following letter was written by former finance minister, Trevor Manuel in response to claims made by minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu. Dear Minister Lindiwe Zulu, You may have observed that I refrained from commenting on the events of the past week. I have been contacted by at[…]
A resident of the city reflects on daily life under ISIL. Ghareb al-Omawi is a name I made up and use on my social media accounts, such as Facebook, after the eastern region of Syria, from Raqqa to Deir az Zor, fell under ISIL’s control. Ever since, our life has[…]
Lead SA founder and head of Crime Line, Yusuf Abramjee has written a compelling open letter to President Jacob Zuma, desperately calling on the South African leader to address the high level of crime in the country. In conversation with VOC on Thursday, Abramjee said the letter is in no[…]
A prominent South African scholar has demystified the spurious contents of a letter purported to have been sent by a South African now living in the so called Islamic State (ISIS); the second such message to have appeared within the last week. The scathing letter, signed by Port Elizabeth born[…]
A second purported letter emanating from a South African who has emigrated to the Islamic State has emerged. This time it is openly signed by a Rashid Moosagie. It is believed that he was originally from Port Elizabeth and holds the rank of a Mufti or Islamic scholar who has[…]
Johannesburg-based Muslim satellite radio broadcaster, Channel Islam International (CII) , is in possession of a document that has reportedly been sent by a group of South Africans, both male and female, who have joined the Islamic State (ISIS). The document is specifically addressed to South African Islamic scholars, said to[…]
A group of pro-Palestinian activists have accused Woolworths management of jeopardizing the returns and dividends of thousands of direct and indirect shareholders, by continuing to stock Israeli goods. In a letter written to Woolworths CEO Ian Moir, the South African Muslim Network (Samnet), the Jamiatul Ulama and other organisations called[…]
President Jacob Zuma has not received a letter from the National Assembly requesting him to suspend SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala, the Presidency said on Monday. “According to media reports the Portfolio Committee on Communications in the National Assembly has recommended that the Chairperson be suspended,” spokesman Mac Maharaj said in[…]
The leaking of confidential information by a senior politician is a big problem, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Thursday. “The leaking and publishing of confidential information… is a problem,” she told reporters in Pretoria. But when it was a senior politician, “this is an even bigger problem”, she said.[…]
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