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Dineo Bendile

Dineo Bendile

    Ministers lose firing power
    Ministers lose firing power
    The lekgotla also discussed strengthening the presidency, with an emphasis on reinforcing its planning capacity.
    R48bn needed for Ramaphosa’s stimulus packages
    R48bn needed for Ramaphosa’s stimulus packages
    Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told the Cabinet lekgotla that the government will need about R48-billion to support the implementation of the...
    Bombshell plan to lay off 30 000 public servants
    Bombshell plan to lay off 30 000 public servants
    President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration is planning to lay off 30 000 public servants in the next three years as part of the government’s...
    ANC eyes youth and minority voters
    ANC eyes youth and minority voters
    After losing two key metros — Johannesburg and Tshwane — during the 2016 local government elections, the ANC in Gauteng has now set its...
    DA’s internal woes may lead to voter backlash
    DA’s internal woes may lead to voter backlash
    With only a few months left until the 2019 national elections, the Democratic Alliance this week found itself beset by a new crisis —its...
    ‘Do the right thing’
    ‘Do the right thing’
    Gauteng provincial executive committee (PEC) members Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu have been called on to “introspect” and “make the...
    EFF wannabe MPs under the whip
    EFF wannabe MPs under the whip
    Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says party members hoping for a seat in Parliament will have to adhere to strict conditions to...
    Makhura’s problem: His provincial committee
    Makhura’s problem: His provincial committee
    Gauteng ANC chair David Makhura may have been elected uncontested but he is likely to face tough times with the provincial executive committee...
    Mr Nice Guy boosts ANC’s Gauteng race
    Mr Nice Guy boosts ANC’s Gauteng race
    It was in the early 1980s on a train ride to Germiston that Panyaza Lesufi was pushed towards political activism when, as a teenager, he came...
    Lesufi elected to ANC Gauteng’s second most powerful position
    Lesufi elected to ANC Gauteng’s second most powerful position
    Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has been elected deputy chairperson of the ANC in the province after a close contest over what was the most...
    Ramaphosa confident of 2019 ANC victory in Gauteng
    Ramaphosa confident of 2019 ANC victory in Gauteng
    President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is confident the ANC in Gauteng can secure a more than two thirds majority win in the 2019 national elections, if...
    Mabuza had better watch his back
    Mabuza had better watch his back
    Crucial elective meetings in three ANC provinces hold the key not only to the parliamentary list process ahead of next year’s elections, but also...