Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti is forging ahead with his controversial policy proposals to seize portions of farmland without compensation – despite not having a mandate from his party, the ANC.
A national fuel levy is likely to replace e-tolling as the ANC back-pedals on its controversial decision to toll Gauteng’s freeways to repay its R20 billion public infrastructure debt.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has pledged to set up a panel to review the e-tolling of Gauteng’s freeways.
The government is looking to Malaysia to speed up the implementation of its National Development Plan (NDP).
There are changes afoot for the country’s deputy ministers: in future, their roles will be defined by President Jacob Zuma himself, rather than their own ministers.
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- Bheki Cele still challenging his axing as police commissioner
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- Deputy minister promises pigs will get clean water
University of the Western Cape (UWC) researchers say ratepayers will have to wait until 2023 for municipalities to get clean audits as most failed to meet yesterday’s deadline for unqualified audits.
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has her work cut for her in the reconfigured communications portfolio.
The Cosatu leadership meeting is walking on eggshells around sensitive issues affecting the labour federation, and has opted to give more time to the ANC task team to help get it out of the quagmire.
Africa was trending at President Jacob Zuma’s inauguration yesterday, both on the guest list and in the president’s speech.
New Gauteng Premier David Makhura says one of his administration’s most urgent orders of business will be to return to communities to deal with the problems they raised during the election campaign.
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- David Mabuza ‘worried’ about explaining provincial ANC vote drop to Jacob Zuma
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The leadership of Cosatu sent an SOS to the ANC this week in a bid to stop dissident unions from continuing with their court action to force a special elective congress of the federation.
The National Union of Metalworkers of SA’s (Numsa’s) central committee meeting took a dim view of the ANC’s performance in the recent national elections, saying the party’s performance in Gauteng and in the Nelson Mandela metro showed that it needed “alternatives to the failed policies of the ANC”.
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I run because I run, and lately it feels like I’ve been running for my life.
What is the point of publishing the article “Race and Cape Town: Your colour matters at restaurants” (City Press, January 18 2015)? It’s a scurrilous article, not based on facts, but on one person’s perceptions. You haven’t even given those much-maligned restaurants a right of reply.
It is a sign of the times when Parliament discusses employing burly security personnel to keep an eye on rowdy MPs in the National Assembly and eject those who refuse to comply with the rulings of the Speaker.