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Pearlie Joubert

Pearlie Joubert

    ANC interference prompts Pikoli sacking
    ANC interference prompts Pikoli sacking
    This time, though, he has lost his job in the private sector after his bosses at the fifth-largest auditing firm in the country, SizweNtsalubaGobodo (SNG), asked him to resign because "some ANC people" threatened to cut off government contracts if they did not fire Pikoli.
    Fury over traditional system
    Fury over traditional system
    More than 40 women and men from some of the remotest rural enclaves of the country trekked to Parliament this week to beg -- sometimes in tears --...
    Hell's kitchen
    Hell's kitchen
    I've never done this before. Never before have I been tempted to wander into that scary and blurred territory between what's private and what's...
    Axe hovers over W Cape ANC
    Axe hovers over W Cape ANC
    The proposed dissolution of the Western Cape ANC's leadership is set to dominate a national executive committee meeting of the party next weekend,...
    Ronnie Kasrils: Bring it to light
    Ronnie Kasrils: Bring it to light
    Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils has hit out at what he calls the 'sorry saga of leaks” and 'the political conspiracies dominating the...
    Zille's 'sex pest' safety minister
    Zille's 'sex pest' safety minister
    The new Western Cape community safety minister received a R5-million golden handshake from the police in 2003 after four women accused him of...
    Cape Town takes down tents as storm clouds gather
    Cape Town takes down tents as storm clouds gather
    With the weather bureau predicting the Cape's first massive winter storm this weekend, the City of Cape Town has decided to start dismantling the...
    Return of the white men
    Return of the white men
    Walking into the Western Cape provincial legislature on Wednesday felt like Rip van Winkle waking up after a long snooze and finding things have...
    Sixty and single-minded
    Sixty and single-minded
    Selina Bezuidenhout cast her vote for "the ANC and tata Mandela" on Wednesday afternoon at the Eureka School in Elsies River.
    Western Cape does the Zille swing
    Western Cape does the Zille swing
    Like a wayward child, the Western Cape is the only province in South Africa not to dance in step with Umshini Wami.
    ANC fuming after 14 voting stations close early
    ANC fuming after 14 voting stations close early
    The African National Congress (ANC) in Cape Town cried foul and the party's election task team head, Chris Nissen, told the Mail & Guardian...
    Zuma 'threat' to Constitution
    Zuma 'threat' to Constitution
    A deep sense of unease is brewing in the legal fraternity and beyond after ANC president Jacob Zuma's comment last week that the Constitutional...