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What’s in City Press today: Transnet orgy of greed, Ramaphosa feels heat over Dalindyebo, ANC and EFF in leader swap

2019-04-21 06:42

Here are some of the headlines in your City Press newspaper today:

Transnet orgy of greed

The rot will finally be exposed as forensic reports show billions of rands “worth” of kickbacks as well as wasteful expenditure by even junior-level staff.

Ramaphosa feels the heat over King Dalindyebo

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says there are only two grounds on which President Cyril Ramaphosa could set jailed AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo free earlier than expected: sympathy that the sentence was harsh or public interest.

ANC, EFF in leader swap

The EFF experienced contrasting fortunes as yet another MP dumped the party, while a former ANC Youth League provincial secretary finally ditched the ANC to join Julius Malema’s red berets.

It’s about ideology rather than biology – ATM leader

A proxy battle has broken out between the African Transformation Movement (ATM) and the African Transformation Congress (ATC).

FF Plus wants the BLF off the ballot paper

The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) has launched a third bid to have the Electoral Court force the SA Electoral Commission (IEC) to remove the Black First Land First (BLF) from this year’s ballot paper.

From the Vaal to the world

The sky is the limit for Palesa Mokubung and her signature Mantsho label, after having made history as the first African designer to collaborate with fashion retailer H&M.

But there’s no tavern...

A new home, free municipal rates for 20 years, a decorating budget of R100 00 and more perks, but some residents are still not happy…because there is no tavern.

Helen Zille: I’m actually a softie

Despite clashing with the DA, she remains a member of the party and wants Mmusi Maimane to be the most successful leader this country has ever seen.

Songs for your vote

Election season is in full swing with different political parties doing their best to outdo one another and further their causes in the upcoming elections next month. The ANC, EFF and DA have even recorded albums to coincide with their campaigns.

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May 26 2019