Lindiwe Sisulu

SAJBD utterances reflect desire for SA “policy capture”

By Anees Teladia The Palestinian solidarity movement has criticized the South African Zionist lobby for its malicious verbal attacks on the Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Lindiwe Sisulu and attempting to undermine South Africa’s strong position against the Israeli occupation of Palestine. An article published[…]

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Recall of SA ambassador to Israel ‘the right step’

By Tasneem Adams A decision to permanently withdraw South Africa’s ambassador from Israel has been hailed as a “step in the right direction”. On Wednesday night, Minister of International Relations Lindiwe Sisulu said the government has completed stage one in the process of the downgrading of South Africa’s embassy to[…]

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Sisulu says fixing the ANC will be difficult

ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu says that it will take a long time to return the ANC to its former character. Having accepted the Eastern Cape ANC Women’s League’s nomination to run for the ANC presidency, Sisulu said on Saturday:“I’ve been crucified for a long time and I have put[…]

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SOEs not in crisis: Sisulu

It is not true that the country’s state-owned enterprises are in crisis, ANC national executive committee member Lindiwe Sisulu said on Monday. She acknowledged that the “ones that are in your face, are those that are probably in difficulty right now”. However, this was not an accurate reflection of all[…]

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Foreigners legally need housing too: Sisulu

If South Africa is to heal itself of the long-term effects of xenophobia, it must find a way to ensure that those who are in the country legally have somewhere to live. Housing Minister Lindiwe Sisulu made the comment on Thursday at a news conference at Parliament before her budget[…]

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Lwandle report handed over

National Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu on Wednesday received the long awaited report on the evictions that took place in Lwandle’s Nomzamo informal settlement in Cape Town in June this year. Although at a press briefing at Parliament, Sisulu could not give details of the contents of the report,[…]

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Lwandle inquiry to continue

Legal and policy research institutions are expected to make presentations at the Lwandle commission of inquiry on Wednesday. The inquiry is investigating the Lwandle evictions from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town. Last week, it called for all interested parties to make final submissions. “Having gone through the scheduled process of[…]

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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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