#CityPress ICYMI: High noon at ANC race, Eskom employees get fat bonuses, Why the tide is turning....

2017-07-23 19:24

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#CityPress ICYMI: High noon at ANC race, Eskom employees get fat bonuses, Why the tide is turning.... Here are some stories you may have missed on Sunday.

High Noon at ANC race

Tension is likely to run high this week when the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) meets for its midyear lekgotla.

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Eskom employees get fat bonuses despite loss

Although Eskom incurred massive losses in its last financial year, it still managed to pay each employee an average bonus of R88 000.

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When MPs do their jobs

This week’s resignation of former SABC chief financial officer James Aguma hopefully closed a dark chapter of crippling impunity at the public broadcaster.

Read the full column here.

State wants a say in how to make beer

In rural areas countrywide, drinkers of home-made beer opt for the best fermented beverage based on how the brewer prepares it. And thanks to word of mouth, people know which brewers to support and which to avoid.

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Eskom 'bought' coal mines for the Guptas

Pembani, the influential investment company that took over Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s business interests, would have bought Optimum coal mine, but the acquisition was allegedly blocked by former Eskom chief executive officer (CEO) Brian Molefe.

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Amnesty mooted 'as a way to unify ANC'

A full disclosure may shield President Jacob Zuma from jail time, with some within the ANC saying amnesty could be the much-needed tool to unify the factionalised party.

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Bunking minsters show up

While the attendance of parliamentary committee meetings by Cabinet ministers improved in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu top the list of ministers with bad attendance records this year.

Read the full story here.

Zwane's move will have dire effects

Small companies at the fringes of the mining industry, along with empowerment transactions, will take the biggest immediate hit from Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s planned moratorium on all forms of mineral licensing.

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Nzimande: Yes, I was wrong about Zuma

It took SA Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande years to painstakingly admit and regret the political decisions that enabled a questionable character being elected president.

Read the full story here.

Mondli Makhanya: The tide is turning

For those among us who are depressed and bleak about the state of the country, take heart. The tide is turning.

Read his full column here.

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