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December 17, 2018

DA acts to pre-empt Zuma’s legal strategy

If former president Jacob Zuma is going to appeal the comprehensive court defeat that he suffered over his legal fees, the DA will probably ask that he cough up for security for costs.
December 17, 2018

VBS Bank paid for ANC buses to Nasrec

New details have emerged showing that the looting of almost R2 billion of poor people’s money invested in VBS Mutual Bank was allegedly used to hire buses to transport ANC delegates from Limpopo to the party’s national conference in Nasrec last year.
December 17, 2018

SIU targets Eskom, Tegeta in R3.7bn coal contract

Eskom and Tegeta – the mining company owned by the Gupta family and former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane – have been hauled to court to cancel a controversial R3.7 billion coal supply contract.
December 17, 2018

Hawks ready to pounce on eThekwini mayor

eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede and senior ANC councillor in the metro Mondli Mthembu face the possibility of arrest by the Hawks after the completion of a lengthy investigation into allegations of money laundering, fraud and corruption against them.
December 16, 2018

ANC cleans dirty house

The ANC has moved to clear its house ahead of the elections next year by removing controversial members from its structures and election lists, including those implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal.
December 16, 2018

Declare ‘disaster’, say traditional leaders as 21 initiates lose their lives

Traditional leaders and government are calling for a disaster to be declared and investigations into initiate deaths after 17 youngsters lost their lives during the Eastern Cape’s summer initiation season.
December 16, 2018

One year after ‘free education’, missing middle students thrown to the wolves

Government has left universities and middle-class students out in the cold by doing an abrupt about-turn on affordable tuition.
December 16, 2018

What’s in City Press: ANC list chaos, Hawks to pounce on eThekwini mayor, VBS paid for Nasrec conference buses

Here are some of the headlines you can expect in your City Press today.
December 16, 2018

FAQ: Is my college accredited?

Tips to make sure that your TVET college and its courses are accredited.
December 14, 2018

Socialism at the forefront of Numsa’s new political party

A socialist South Africa led by the working class - this is the vision of the of the newly registered political party, the Socialist Revolutionary Workers’ Party (SRWP).
December 14, 2018

Workers trickle back to South Deep gold mine after 6-week strike

Employees of the South Deep gold mine are gradually returning to the mine after the nearly six-week strike ended on Wednesday.
December 14, 2018

Transnet’s awarding of IT services to T-Systems was ‘biased’, High Court finds

Transnet’s board showed “bias” in its decision to appoint German multi-national company T-Systems, a R2.5 billion IT data services tender, the North Gauteng High Court found this week.
December 13, 2018

SANDF pilots saved big bucks in licence scandal

The Hawks’ serious commercial crime unit is reviewing investigations into an alleged scheme in which members in the SA Air Force in Bloemspruit base in the Free State are said to have used military helicopters to attain civilian licences so they could fly for recreational purposes.
December 13, 2018

‘Gauteng ANC showing maturity and ready to govern’, says Makhura

Gauteng premier and chairperson David Makhura has commended the ANC in Gauteng for demonstrating “political maturity” in the manner in which the party has confronted and handled disputes.
December 13, 2018

Hlaudi with a chance of becoming SA president?

Former SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has his hopes pinned on becoming the next president of South Africa.
December 13, 2018

Zuma must foot his own legal fees, rules the high court

The North Gauteng High Court on Thursday ruled that taxpayers will no longer be footing the bill for former president Jacob Zuma’s legal fees – both for his criminal or civil proceedings.
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December 16 2018