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The Hawks are investigating a case of extortion after former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo laid charges against two North West officials, alleging that they tried to 'corrupt' him during his tenure.
A company that allegedly facilitated a gift of cattle to former president Jacob Zuma at the behest of former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo has refused to provide the national government with a report on all the contracts it has undertaken for the North West government, which amounted to more than R600m.
Fresh of his election as chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism, Supra Mahumapelo has set the transformation of this sector as one his priorities.
The DA has laid corruption charges against former ministers Lynne Brown and Dipuo Peters as well as former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo and former officials at South African Express.
Former North West ANC chairperson Supra Mahumapelo has written to the Independent Electoral Commission seeking to be furnished with details around the objection to him being deployed to Parliament.
In a meeting described as soccer match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa took it upon himself to help stabilise the embattled North West province.
The SA National Civic Organisation in the North West says it is disappointed by Premier Job Mokgoro's State of the Province Address, noting it lacks action.
Supra Mahumapelo's provincial executive committee says it had already started meeting with structures and reworking the province's candidate list when the High Court ordered the ANC to take "immediate" steps to ensure it is put back in office.
One of the applicants in an urgent matter application before the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, to enforce a judgment reinstating Supra Mahumapelo's provincial executive committee, says there is no option but to return to the courts to force the ANC's hand.
Supra Mahumapelo's recent court triumph over the ANC could be short lived as the former premier is yet to take control of the ANC's North West offices.
ANC provincial chairperson Supra Mahumapelo says continued claims linking him to the 2015 murder of North West businessman Wandile Bozwana are an attempt to silence him in the governing party.
Former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo clarified how he came to receive a watch from the Office of the Public Protector.
Two ANC regions in the North West have renewed their fight to gain back control of their respective regions, just a few months after the party's provincial executive committee was expected to work towards a political solution.
A businessman and close friend of former North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo was paid R1.35-million by a front company of corruption accused company Bosasa for ‘nothing’.
North West ANC leader Supra Mahumapelo has welcomed an NEC decision to collapse the provincial executive committee and provincial task team in favour of brokering peace between the warring groups.
The North West ANC has been in turmoil since its disbandment last year, and a recent court victory means the provincial leadership must be reinstated.
Despite a court ruling that former ANC North West chairperson Supra Mahumapelo and his provincial executive committee should be reinstated, the ANC's national executive committee says it will still decide how to go about it.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Supra Mahumapelo should return to his office and resume his responsibilities as ANC North West chairperson immediately.
The High Court sitting in Pretoria has reserved judgment on an urgent application to execute or enforce last week's ruling to overturn the dissolution of the ANC North West provincial executive committee.
The ANC provincial task team in the North West has been dissolved, while the disbanded provincial executive committee takes its rightful seat.
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