Afzul Rehman believes local government must be run as a business, with ratepayers receiving the maximum return on their investment.
The ANC leadership in KwaZulu-Natal has taken over the running of several of its 11 regional elective conferences to prevent infighting over posts and ensure that things run smoothly.
The police in KwaZulu-Natal are running out of cops to suspend.
Tuesday morning. I’m standing on the corner of Stephen Dlamini and St Thomas roads. I’m watching one of the whoonga heads sheltering from the sun in the lee of an electricity box trying to revive his smacked-up bra. They’re both battling.
A politically connected Umhlanga businessman linked to allegations of high-level corruption in the police, allegedly offered to foot the bill for a court bid to have Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandlagate report scrapped.
Tuesday. The Croc and I are sweating buckets. Again. This time around, it’s not because we’re waiting for Commander in Chief. Or His Majesty.
The eThekwini municipality has spent more than R34 000 on each of the 700 tiny prefabricated rooms in a transit camp that is being built to house victims of a fire in Durban’s Kennedy Road settlement.
Tuesday. I’m hanging in a huge tent. I’m waiting for the Commander in Chief. It’s been a long, sweaty wait.
KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss Major General Johan Booysen has been placed on special leave by national police commissioner Riah Phiyega after an SA Police Service review board cleared him of any wrongdoing and recommended that he be reinstated.
Tuesday morning. I’ve been reunited with the Croc after two weeks. The poor bastard has been on wedding duty. I’ve dodged the bullet for both of the Kingdom’s big celebrity hitchings.
Behind-the-scenes moves are afoot to prepare the ground for President Jacob Zuma’s family to pay back the R10.6 million originally attributed to him by the public works department for security upgrades to his Nkandla home.
The SA Football Association (Safa) is set to place its rebel eThekwini region under administration for holding a regional elective conference and election last month despite being instructed not to do so.
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It should be increasingly difficult for South Africa’s top executives to justify their enormous pay packages, given the furore over excessive pay, the country’s high level of unemployment, and the huge disparity between the highest- and lowest-paid employees at companies.