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Natasha Marrian

Natasha Marrian

    DA granted permission to use its own seal on May 8 ballot boxes
    DA granted permission to use its own seal on May 8 ballot boxes
    The Democratic Alliance (DA) has been granted permission to apply its own seal to ballot boxes during the upcoming general election, which the...
    Mkhwebane broadens her fightback
    Mkhwebane broadens her fightback
    The battle between public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and some members of the Cabinet is intensifying — she has laid a criminal complaint...
    Numsa denies ‘politicised’ workers are a threat to Eskom
    Numsa denies ‘politicised’ workers are a threat to Eskom
    Senior ANC and alliance leaders say the politicisation of Eskom’s workforce will be a key challenge to any turnaround plan at the utility, in...
    Security agencies, IEC on red alert to counter cyberattacks
    Security agencies, IEC on red alert to counter cyberattacks
    The government’s security cluster is working to mitigate any threat of cyberattacks to the May 8 elections.
    IEC stays calm in the face of chaos
    IEC stays calm in the face of chaos
    The chief electoral officer of the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s (IEC), Sy Mamabolo, rattles off statistics with ease, and on everything...
    New directorate to deal with state capture proclaimed by Ramaphosa
    New directorate to deal with state capture proclaimed by Ramaphosa
    President Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed the establishment of an investigative directorate in the office of the national director of public...
    Load-shedding a concern for 2019 poll
    Load-shedding a concern for 2019 poll
    Load-shedding is an acute concern for the Electoral Commission of South Africa ahead of the key May 8 general election, particularly regarding...
    ​Record number of political parties contesting 2019 polls
    ​Record number of political parties contesting 2019 polls
    A new evangelical Christian political party with a "righteous calling to politics" and another representing security guards contributed to a...
    Lists scandal will haunt Ramaphosa
    Lists scandal will haunt Ramaphosa
    The ANC has in the past two elections ignored signals from the electorate that it will no longer tolerate corruption and public representatives who...
    Mkhwebane subpoenas former Sars boss in probe against Gordhan
    Mkhwebane subpoenas former Sars boss in probe against Gordhan
    Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has subpoenaed former South African Revenue Services (Sars) commissioner Oupa Magashula over former Sars deputy...
    Malema’s dreams of kingmaker, or even king
    Malema’s dreams of kingmaker, or even king
    Julius Malema wants the Economic Freedom Fighters in government after the 2019 polls, specifically as members of mayoral committees (MMCs) in...
    ANC lists sidestep hard decisions
    ANC lists sidestep hard decisions
    Those ANC members tainted by allegations of corruption that could tarnish the image of the party were left to decide for themselves whether to...