SACP named in VBS scandal, Zulu king ‘exploiting’ his people, Gigaba’s last-ditch effort to save his job... Here’s what’s in City Press today

City Press Front Page: November 11 2018
City Press Front Page: November 11 2018

VBS paid millions for SACP

A former senior executive of scandal-ridden VBS Mutual Bank revealed that R3 million was paid on behalf of the SA Communist Party to fund a national conference, allegedly in exchange for the party’s silence on the bank’s relationship with the Gupta family.

Zulu king is exploiting us

Occupiers of land under the monarch’s jurisdiction are not only refusing to pay rent to the Ingonyama Trust, they’ve joined a court bid to secure their rights.

Hold up, Cyril, says Malusi

In a last-ditch effort to save his job, beleaguered Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba tells President Cyril Ramaphosa that new facts have emerged about the Oppenheimers.

ANC and EFF inputs on land differ sharply in the details

The Constitution is to be changed soon to simplify and expedite expropriation of land, but submissions to Parliament reveal that’s all the ANC and the EFF agree on.

Huge differences between the parties have emerged on exactly how the burning issue should be handled.

Transnet goes after execs

Parastatal Transnet is making good on its promise to sue former executives involved in the 1 064 locomotives tender scandal that delivered R5 billion in kickbacks to the Gupta family.

Deceptive and a liar – Gordhan on Mkhwebane

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan gets riled up over the Public Protector’s tweet accusing him of ignoring allegations over former Sars executive Ivan Pillay’s retirement.

Oros on the rocks

Well-placed sources have confirmed that Collen and Kelebogile Maine’s marriage has fallen apart, with Kelebogile moving out the house after discovering that Collen was allegedly entertaining himself with other women.

Daily Sun ate my T-shirt!

Newbie Johannesburg fashion label Sash has been interdicted and faces further legal action from popular tabloid Daily Sun for creating spoofs of the paper’s street posters.

Wit Wolf: A dark day remembered

Thursday marks 30 years since the Strijdom Square massacre rocked Pretoria. One survivor is making a film about living with a traumatic past.

Winnie: Exclusive read

Winnie Mandela was a whole woman, good and bad. Read an extract from Sisonke Msimang’s new book The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela.

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