Category Archives: Corruption

Sudan’s Bashir leaves South Africa despite court order

President’s plane leaves South Africa as court continues to hear case on whether he should be arrested.

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir came to South Africa for the AU Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg [AP]

Maimane: ANC implementing reverse apartheid

Residents of Mitchells Plain braved the rain and cold on Tuesday to listen to new Democratic Alliance party leader Mmusi Maimane at a rally in the suburb, reported Netwerk24.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane addresses people in Mitchells Plain. (Liza van Deventer, Netwerk24)

DA leader Mmusi Maimane addresses people in Mitchells Plain. (Liza van Deventer, Netwerk24)

Failure of the Zim land redistribution programme is because Britain and America is stopping our rain!

West tampering with our rainfall patterns: Sikhanyiso Ndlovu

Shock explanation for poor agricultural production ... Sikhanyiso Ndlovu

Shock explanation for poor agricultural production … Sikhanyiso Ndlovu

A TOP Zanu PF official’s hypothesis for the failure of the party’s land redistribution programme is that Britain and America have imposed sanctions on the country’s weather patterns.

The stunning revelation was made by former education minister Sikhanyiso Ndlovu while addressing a public meeting in Bulawayo on Thursday.

TRC files expose apartheid’s handmaidens

The imminent public release of almost 150 formerly inaccessible Truth and Reconciliation transcripts is expected to stir tensions in an already volatile Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) because its contents reveal the extent of collaboration between traditional authorities in the region and apartheid’s death squads.
RITUAL: President Jacob Zuma with Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini at a ceremony to celebrate the life of King Shaka. The writer says Zumas conservative Zulu symbolism boosted the ANCs electoral and party growth in KZN. Picture: Sapa

RITUAL: President Jacob Zuma with Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini at a ceremony to celebrate the life of King Shaka. The writer says Zumas conservative Zulu symbolism boosted the ANCs electoral and party growth in KZN. Picture: Sapa

FIFA scandal: Blatter’s deputy ‘paid £6.5m in bribes to FIX South Africa’s World Cup bid’

THE DEPUTY of Fifa president Sepp Blatter allegedly paid £6.5 million in bribes to a football official who was arrested last week.

Jerome Valcke reportedly made the payments in 2008

Jerome Valcke reportedly made the payments in 2008

Jerome Valcke, the secretary general of Fifa, reportedly ordered the money to be wired into accounts controlled by former vice-president Jack Warner.

Nkandla: the edge of a threshold

THE production of a 50-page document by Police Minister Nathi Nhleko, in which he effectively overturns the 450-odd pages Public Protector Thuli Madonsela took to arrive at her conclusion that President Jacob Zuma had unlawfully benefited from the Nkandla security upgrades, raises many profound questions of law and democratic order.
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on Nkandla, which effectively overturns the public protector’s report, raises many profound questions of law and democratic order. Picture: NTSWE MOKOENA

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on Nkandla, which effectively overturns the public protector’s report, raises many profound questions of law and democratic order. Picture: NTSWE MOKOENA

Afrikaans identity under huge pressure – FW de Klerk

SPEECH BY FORMER PRESIDENT FW DE KLERK TO THE BONDSRAAD, VOORTREKKER MONUMENT PRETORIA, May 29 2015

OUR FUTURE IS IN OUR OWN HANDS

It is a great honour for me to address this important meeting of the Bondsraad at the Voortrekker Monument -­ this national shrine which is so central to the identity, the history and the soul of our people.

South Africa’s ‘brazen cover-up’ of Zuma’s home upgrade

The offence itself was bad enough – an orgy of overspending by obsequious officials and conniving contractors who managed to spend 246m rand ($21.7m, £14.3m) of public money lavishly upgrading South African President Jacob’s Zuma’s private homestead, Nkandla.

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Tutu blasts government for humiliating SA

Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu on Saturday blasted the South African government for humiliating the country by allowing the president to get away with spending R246m of taxpayers’ money on home improvement work.

(Picture: AFP)

(Picture: AFP)

Robert Mugabe blames South African whites for black-on-black xenophobia

President Mugabe has called on South Africans to direct their xenophobia at whites instead of blacks. ‘I give poison not for you to swallow but to give to someone else’ he told the applauding staff at SADC Headquarters in Botswana.

Robert Mugabe blames South African whites for black-on-black xenophobia

Robert Mugabe blames South African whites for black-on-black xenophobia