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Lester Kiewit

Lester Kiewit

    Modise agrees to move to possibly remove Public Protector
    Modise agrees to move to possibly remove Public Protector
    National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has heeded calls by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to start proceedings on whether or not Public Protector...
    Mountains capped in white history
    Mountains capped in white history
    The feat of Africa’s first black woman conquering Mount Everest has piqued interest in the sport of mountaineering in South Africa. But restricted access means that the dreams of most black mountaineers will never be fulfilled....
    District Six to get its name back
    District Six to get its name back
    District Six, or Zonnebloem as it is officially known, is one step closer to being District Six again. The paperwork for the name change for the...
    ANC stalls on announcing parly committees
    ANC stalls on announcing parly committees
    Internal wrangling within the ANC is seemingly stifling the appointments of parliamentary committee chairpersons and caucus whips.
    Hanekom latest MP to resign
    Hanekom latest MP to resign
    The ANC in Parliament has confirmed the resignation of former minister of tourism Derek Hanekom as a member of Parliament.
    Two murders, two crime strategies
    Two murders, two crime strategies
    The suburb of Uitsig, on the Cape Flats, is a mere 25km from Louisenhof wine farm outside Stellenbosch. But their realities are worlds apart.
    Premiers signal virtue in provinces
    Premiers signal virtue in provinces
    Most provinces have scaled back on their inauguration ceremonies to cut costs, but Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has gone a step further,...
    Motsamai journeys from prison to Parliament
    Motsamai journeys from prison to Parliament
    From swapping the orange overalls of a prisoner for the red overalls of the Economic Freedom Fighters, to the National Council of Provinces, Kenny...
    Cooking the economy — a recipe for Tito Mboweni
    Cooking the economy — a recipe for Tito Mboweni
    Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s culinary skills have been a hot topic on social media recently. The former governor of the Reserve Bank has shown...
    ANC, DA discuss trading Scopa positions
    ANC, DA discuss trading Scopa positions
    The Democratic Alliance has said it’s up to the ANC in the National Assembly to decide who it appoints as chairperson of Parliament’s standing...
    New and lesser-known faces in Ramaphosa’s Cabinet
    New and lesser-known faces in Ramaphosa’s Cabinet
    President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet has brought some lesser known politicians to the fore to take up critical positions in portfolios like trade...
    SIU considering criminal charges against “farm flippers”
    SIU considering criminal charges against “farm flippers”
    The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says it hopes to bring civil, and even criminal action, against those found to have abused an agriculture land...