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Former GCIS boss has denied claims of attempted money laundering after he was dismissed from the All Africa Decolonisation Congress party he just formed in December.
The judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture is scheduled to continue in Parktown, Johannesburg.
Progressive Professional Forum (PPF) head Mzwanele "Jimmy" Manyi says there was nothing wrong with him having approached the Gupta family seeking positions, and he does not have a "Gupta-phobia".
The revelation that the DTI donated R7m to the Black Business Council in the last three years has been defended by the department, while the DA questioned its legality.
The Competition Commission has thrown out a complaint by Mzwanele Manyi's Decolonisation Foundation involving Futuregrowth Asset Management.
KwaZulu-Natal, the ANC's biggest stronghold, has again positioned itself as the leader and kingmaker ahead of the party's much anticipated 54th national elective conference.
Outgoing Black Business Council CEO, Mohale Ralebitso said he has not been limited in expressing support for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Kenneth Brown is at the apex of a procurement function which controls R500bn a year in state spend - a juicy prize for cronies in Zuma’s well documented patronage network.
Since the procurement office was set up in 2013, Kenneth Brown and his team of 93 have led a Treasury drive to contain spending and renegotiate business deals.
Decolonisation Foundation leader Jimmy Manyi and Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama were only interested in advancing the Gupta family´s interests, Sipho Pityana has said.
Judgment is expected to be handed down on Thursday morning where an estimated 22 retrenched employees want Afro Worldview to give them formal notice and severance pay.
Negative perception surrounding the newspaper formerly linked to the Gupta family led to its financial woes, court papers show.
The Progressive Professional Forum “is not owned or funded in any way illegally, or legally or clandestinely by the Gupta family”, it has said.
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown doesn’t believe Eskom should spend any money on sponsorships or advertising, because everyone knows the brand.
The Progressive Professionals Forum received sponsorships of R440 000 from Eskom while it was headed by Brian Molefe, as part of a "dirty war" against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, the DA says.
The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution has pressed Parliament to finalise the Finance Intelligence Bill before the legislature adjourns.
In a written response, President Jacob Zuma said he was considering objections received to the the financial intelligence centre amendment bill before signing it.
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has distanced her office from former government spin doctor Mzwanele “Jimmy” Manyi.
President Jacob Zuma is caught between court action if he doesn’t sign a bill to help fight money-laundering, or flak from a business body if it isn’t constitutionally tested.
Wits University vice chancellor Adam Habib has rejected calls by Progressive Professionals Forum leader Jimmy Manyi for lecturers to develop their own course content, to lower tuition fees.
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