ANC names Premiers

The African National Congress (ANC) has announced the Premiers-elect for the Mpumalanga and the Free State province. The Premiers-elect are Refilwe Mtshweni for Mpumalanga and Sisi Ntombela for the Free State, respectively. “The National Working Committee (NWC) believes that the two women nominated as Premiers-elect will take forward the agenda of radical socio-economic transformation. “The […]

Makwakwa resigns with immediate effect

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Wednesday announced the immediate resignation of its Chief Officer Jonas Makwakwa. At a media briefing at the SARS offices in Tshwane, SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane announced Makwakwa’s resignation. “I wish to announce that Mr Jonas Mashudu Makwakwa has resigned this morning from his employment with the SARS as […]

SOUTH AFRICAN CABINET MINISTER DENIES INTERFERING IN STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES

CAPE TOWN– South African Home Affairs (Interior) Minister Malusi Gigaba, who previously served as Minister of Finance and Minister of Public Enterprises, has appeared before a Parliamentary Inquiry investigating allegations of State Capture at State-owned power utility Eskom. Gigaba denied ever interfering with either the appointments of board members or the procurement processes of State-owned […]

SOUTH AFRICA’S CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT ON POLITICAL PARTY FUNDING

JOHANNESBURG– Judgment has been reserved in the Constitutional Court here on whether political parties in South Africa must systematically make information of donations public. A civil organization, My Vote Counts, had approached the country’s supreme court for a declaratory order upholding a High Court judgment that such information must be made available. The High Court […]