Best of the weekend: SIU probes Eskom fraud, Maimane slams Steenhuisen, Redi Tlhabi on eNCA 'mask furore'

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ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule appears in court in Bloemfontein.
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule appears in court in Bloemfontein.
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A new forensic report points to massive fraud at Eskom, former DA leader Mmusi Maimane slams the direction John Steenhuisen is taking the party in and Redi Tlhabi writes about the root of the latest racism furore.



SIU probes R2 billion Eskom fraud

More than R2 billion was milked from Eskom in the past three years in a scheme that allegedly involved ghost suppliers and well-placed company officials, a preliminary forensic report has claimed.

Magashule fired me to pave way for Estina project

New evidence that places ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule at the centre of the multimillion-rand, Gupta-linked Vrede dairy farm project has been submitted to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture.

'Admission of defeat' - Maimane slams Steenhuisen's talk of DA 'coalition' with ANC

Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the party opening the door for a possible coalition with the ANC under a Cyril Ramaphosa presidency in 2024 is an admission of defeat and a recognition that they can’t grow.

Subliminal racism at the root of eNCA mask furore

The media, particularly broadcasting, always feels "attacked" and seldom opens the door for critique and peer review, writes Redi Tlhabi.

Motlanthe and Phosa back to enforce ANC rules

Out of nowhere, ANC stalwarts Kgalema Motlanthe and Mathews Phosa have been thrust back into the deep end of the party’s internal politics, this time tasked with assisting Luthuli House with its housekeeping.

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