Rasool accuses Zille of using her husband to 'salvage' her SOPA speech, Zille says accusations 'pathetic'

2019-02-17 19:17

While ANC election campaign leader in the Western Cape, Ebrahim Rasool accuses outgoing Western Cape Premier Helen Zille of using her husband to rescue her state of the Province Address, Zille reponds saying the claiims are "pathetic".

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Body of drowned Verulam 12-year-old boy recovered

2019-02-17 21:43

The body of a 12-year-old boy whose body was swept away in a swollen river in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday has been recovered.


Gordhan expects full assessment on Eskom's troubles within 2 weeks

2019-02-17 17:02

While Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is hoping to get a report back from the team tasked with assessing the problems at Eskom within two weeks, an analyst says bringing in external help shows the risk of outsiders coming into the power utility's "challenging" culture.

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ANC MP defects to Manyi's ATM

2019-02-17 17:57

The Office of the ANC Chief Whip in the National Assembly has confirmed the resignation of ANC MP Dr Zukile Luyenge, who defected to the African Transformation Movement (ATM).


Guardians for Eskom's power stations as load shedding fears continue

2019-02-17 14:56

Police and intelligence officers will be deployed to Eskom's power stations to prevent sabotage as the government implements a plan to end outages and help the utility recover, the Sunday Times reported.

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