Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe. The list is filled with allegations you don't want a senior judge to face, writes Adriaan Basson.
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The DA wants an investigation into Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's appointment of his niece as his chief of staff.
Everyone from ordinary citizens, and especially the president, should be highly concerned with cyber security. According to one expert, the leaking of emails - especially President Cyril Ramaphosa's - is a massive problem
"Whoever you are, (or) how important you are, is not important if you don't respect the resolutions of the ANC conferences," ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has said.
The DA have argued that Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile's decision to suspend Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe should be put on hold pending a legal review as she would not be able to represent the DA's interest in council.
A culture should be developed where it is frowned upon for a minister or proxy of a minister to call a director general or a CEO of a state entity enquiring about employment or procurement opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
South Africans have had it up to here with corruption, poor governance, theft and mismanagement.
Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile exercised his responsibility enshrined in the Constitution when he suspended two high-ranking DA councillors in Johannesburg and Tshwane, the provincial ANC has said.
Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile suspends both the DA's former speaker of Johannesburg Vasco da Gama and the Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe for breaching the code of conduct for councillors.
PricewaterhouseCoopers forensic auditor Trevor White learned charges against ANC heavyweight Mike Mabuyakhulu would be dropped in the "Amigos fraud case" from former special director of public prosecutions advocate Lawrence Mrwebi.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says he has full confidence in new Eskom chief executive André de Ruyter, adding he has already started to sweep clean the embattled and misfiring power utility.
The courts may retain some ability to review executive decisions on compensation, but not to enforce an alternative. There is much here that is reminiscent of the Expropriation Bill of 2008, which similarly sought to limit the role of the courts, writes Terence Corrigan.
ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini says "there must be chemical castration for those found guilty of rape".
What are South Africans to make of the murmurs that the ANC plans to recall Cyril Ramaphosa as president of the republic at its next National General Council in June? That's where the party will meet to review if government has implemented its policies.
Following the suspension of the Tshwane speaker, the ANC are striking while the iron is hot and are calling for the continuation of a special council meeting to table motions of no confidence against the mayor and three others.
That in this good guys, bad guys analysis may be the source of hope for some, but it is not helpful in addressing the systemic failures of government. It absolves responsibility from some and approbates undue praise onto others, writes Mmusi Maimane.
The chief whip of the Tshwane council lashed out at Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile following the suspension of speaker Katlego Mathebe, insisting that he has no right to interject himself in the internal processes of the council.
The DA instructs its lawyers to file an urgent court application against Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile for alleged political harassment.
The ANC says the government has no plans to retrench staff from ailing state-owned enterprises despite speaking of substantial restructuring.
"We will retain a restructured SAA. We will still be flying the South African flag," says ANC secretary general Ace Magashule.
At the heart of the ANC's rot, endemic systemic corruption and moral decay, many have argued, is the parachuting of poor yet politically connected comrades into powerful positions.
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