Residents living in fear due to ongoing gun violence

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance (DA) says the residents of Westbury, Riverlea and Diepsloot are living in fear for their lives due to ongoing gun violence, yet the police are not doing enough to protect them and fight crime due to severe shortages of resources DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Community Safety Crezane Bosch […]

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Opposition Parties should unite and save the country from ANC

Tebogo Msimanga | “Corruption is entrenched in the ANC from top to bottom. The nominations for ANC leadership at the December Elective Conference says it all”.This is the sentiment of COPE spokesperson Dennis Bloem. He further said ANC branches have nominated tainted, discredited and corrupt leaders. “Many of those who have been nominated are implicated […]

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President Ramaphosa’s relative scores R381 million contracts from Gauteng hospitals

Tebogo Msimanga | Companies linked to Hangwani Morgan Maumela, a nephew by marriage to President Cyril Ramaphosa, have scored contracts worth R381 million in the last three years from Gauteng public hospitals. Democratic Alliance (DA) Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Jack Bloom said this astounding figure was revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko in a […]

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“Victory for the rule of law”

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomed Tuesday’s judgment in the High Court, which upheld the rule of law, and showed Speaker of Council, Cllr Colleen Makhubele, and the ANC acted illegally, dishonestly and unconstitutionally by effectively staging a coup in hastily removing the duly elected Executive Mayor of Johannesburg and Members of the […]

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“The national anthem lyrics should be reviewed to accommodate Xitsonga and Tshivenda”

Tebogo Msimanga | Education activist Hendrick Makaneta has called on the government to review the lyrics of South Africa’s national anthem to accommodate all South African languages including Xitsonga and Tshivenda. “There is no doubt that the national anthem in its current form is not inclusive”. Makaneta said it is ironic that after 1994, former […]

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IFP considers precautionary suspension of Speaker following nepotism comments

Tebogo Msimanga | The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) says it has noted a video and the widespread outrage from the public and political parties alike, following comments made by IFP Councillor and Speaker of Abaqulusi Municipality, Cllr MB Khumalo, at a funeral. Khumalo was addressing mourners at the funeral of the party councillor, Phaphama Mbatha, […]

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Former President Zuma is now a free man

Tebogo Msimanga | The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) confirmed that the former State President, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, has been released from the system of Correctional Services. Mr Zuma’s 15 months sentence expired on Friday, 07 October 2022. The department’s spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo said the Constitutional Court sentenced Zuma to 15 months imprisonment in its […]

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EFF: Makhura has done nothing to better the conditions of Gauteng residents

Tebogo Msimanga | The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Gauteng says it noted with triviality the resignation of David Makhura as Premier of the province. “This resignation comes as a consequence of a power shift and factional consolidation within the ruling Party in the province and has nothing to do with the betterment of lives […]

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Former Mayor Phalatse goes to court to overturn ‘unlawful’ City of Johannesburg council meeting

Tebogo Msimanga | Former Joburg Mayor Dr Mpho Phalatse says she filed papers in the Gauteng high court in Johannesburg to have last week’s special council meeting of the City of Johannesburg declared unlawful.She was voted in a motion of no confidence and as a result, replaced ANC’s Dada Morero. “We will not stand by […]

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