CITY PRESS ICYMI: ANC top 6 in moves to save VBS | Gordhan begs for a Denel life-line

2018-08-12 22:00

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The ANC tries to lend VBS a helping hand and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan begs for a Denel life-line – here are some of the top City Press stories on Sunday.

ANC top 6 plan shady deal to rescue embattled VBS bank

The ANC’s top six officials have launched a last-ditch political attempt to rescue VBS Mutual Bank from liquidation – a move that is set to pit the party against the SA Reserve Bank.

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Gordhan begs for Mashaba's 'indulgence'

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan begged for Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's "indulgence" not to liquidate state-owned arms company Denel because of its "critical importance" to the "country's security".

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Ayo deal stalls mysteriously

The transaction that was the justification for the Public Investment Corporation’s (PIC’s) controversial R4.3 billion investment into Ayo Technology Solutions has seemingly run into a brick wall.

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Public Protector wilts as SANDF, minister stick to guns

Defiant Defence and Military Veterans’ Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) have stuck to their guns and refused to implement Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial action.

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Accounting firm dumps NHLS

The National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) has been dropped by its auditor over misrepresentations over an alleged report implicating suspended chief executive Joyce Mogale.

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How ANC will fight elections

The ANC in Gauteng is looking to regain lost ground at next year's polls after a serious hammering in 2014, where the party's popularity declined by 10%.

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Maimane under siege, labelled 'rudderless' over DA BBBEE position

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has come under fire for being a “rudderless” leader because of his failure to come out strongly against people misrepresenting the party’s position on broad-based black economic empowerment.

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Sbahle Mpisane's father calls Doves Funerals tweet 'insensitive and opportunistic'

The family of critically injured TV personality and fitness guru Sbahle Mpisane believe that it was “opportunistic” of Doves Funerals to tweet about their daughter.

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BEE is not the enemy

Last Saturday, the DA’s policy chief, Gwen Ngwenya, confirmed to News24 that the party was in the process of officially ditching BEE as a tool for redress.

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I fought for principle, not position

In the past week, I have repeatedly been asked the same four questions about my decision to resign as the mayor of the City of Cape Town. I would like to answer them and provide clarity.

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