Best of City Press: Mabuza targeted, Hlaudi's R1.1m Bosasa bailout, and Maimane eyes WC premier position

2018-09-16 18:41

In case you missed it, here are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 16 September.

Mabuza: 'Surgical and difficult austerity measures' may be necessary

2018-09-14 13:59

Deputy President David Mabuza has said that the state may have to implement “surgical and difficult austerity measures” during his address at the annual Nedlac conference in Johannesburg.

Report Bosasa allegations, Mabuza urges

2018-09-12 17:46

People alleging impropriety on behalf of facility management company Bosasa should report them to authorities, Deputy President David Mabuza has said in the National Assembly.

Lifestyle audit framework will be ready by October - Ramaphosa

2018-09-11 15:38

President Cyril Ramaphosa reassured members of Parliament that top government officials would go through the lifestyle audit system once a 'robust' framework is established.

Agriculture likely to get assistance from stimulus package - Mabuza

2018-09-06 21:52

Deputy President David Mabuza said the stimulus package announced by government was likely to offer a boost to the agriculture sector.

Open letter to David Mabuza: 'Clarify your trip to Russia'

2018-09-03 09:58

I have reason to believe that you haven't been completely honest with us about your past interactions with the Guptas, and I would like to afford you the opportunity to come clean, writes Mmusi Maimane to David Mabuza.

'Freedom in poverty means nothing' - Mabuza tells National Assembly

2018-08-30 17:18

Perhaps the government has not done enough to follow through on former president Nelson Mandela's project to heal South Africa, Deputy President David Mabuza has said.

Mabuza vows to 'step up' govt role in fighting gender-based violence

2018-08-24 17:10

Deputy President David Mabuza has vowed that the government will "step up" its role in the fight against gender-based violence, pointing out that South Africa's femicide rate has increased over the last five years.

AgriSA to meet Ramaphosa in Cape Town, Mabuza in Joburg

2018-08-21 15:02

AgriSA president Dan Kriek met President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town on Tuesday, while the organisation's CEO, Omri van Zyl, held talks with Deputy President David Mabuza in Johannesburg.

WATCH: Mabuza wants to clear his name of political killing and corruption claims

2018-08-16 14:26

Deputy President David Mabuza has confirmed to News24 that he opened a defamation case against an ANC member to clear his name of longstanding assassination and corruption allegations against him.


Mabuza targeted by opponents within ANC

2018-09-16 06:00

After feeling betrayed at Nasrec, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s bitter opponents are aiming to oust his deputy, David Mabuza, after the 2019 national elections and then Ramaphosa at the NGC.

Gender-based violence: Mabuza says 'men must change'

2018-09-12 21:33

"No nation can succeed if it socialises its young boys to disrespect their mothers and disrespect their sisters," Deputy President David Mabuza has said in the National Assembly.

'Recession? Not so fast' - David Mabuza

2018-09-12 16:54

Deputy President David Mabuza told Members of Parliament in the National Assembly on Wednesday afternoon that South Africa was on the cusp of recovering from the economic difficulties that triggered the latest technical recession.

SA is not actually in a recession - economist Roelof Botha

2018-09-07 05:45

Botha says that SA is not in a recession at all, and the rand - which has been weakening against the dollar - will bounce back.

Fiscal committee has not met since 2017 - Ramaphosa

2018-09-05 20:45

President Cyril Ramaphosa told Parliament that the Presidential Fiscal Committee, which was tasked with considering proposals by National Treasury to bring the public finances back onto a sustainable path, has not met since 2017.

Mabuza acknowledges public service wage bill growth is 'unsustainable'

2018-08-30 22:07

Deputy President David Mabuza said government would eventually have to confront the issue of the public wage bill, which he said was unsustainable.

Mabuza commends agriculture presidents' commitment on land reform plan

2018-08-27 19:51

In a move which Deputy President David Mabuza has hailed as a "watershed moment", four presidents of organised agriculture have signed a statement of intent to develop a national strategy focusing on the transformation of the sector.

Deputy President steps in, puts SA farmers at ease after Trump's land expropriation comments

2018-08-23 13:11

As South Africa debates US President Donald Trump's baseless comments about land expropriation, Deputy President David Mabuza has taken the opportunity to quell farmers' fear and apprehension.

Government has zero tolerance for crimes against children and women – David Mabuza

2018-08-18 20:00

Deputy president David Mabuza says government will have a "zero tolerance attitude to crimes against women and children".

The rogue cop renaissance

2018-08-08 07:35

The "New Dawn" being celebrated in the law enforcement sector over the past few months appears to have been overcast by a flurry of dubious appointments of previously powerful individuals, brought back in from the wilderness, writes Mandy Wiener.

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