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Sam Mkokeli

Sam Mkokeli

    Zuma reportedly told SACP leaders that he'll fire Gordhan
    Zuma reportedly told SACP leaders that he'll fire Gordhan
    President Jacob Zuma told senior leaders of the South African Communist Party that he plans to fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, according to...
    Echoing Trump, Mashaba targets undocumented migrants
    Echoing Trump, Mashaba targets undocumented migrants
    Johannesburg’s new mayor, Herman Mashaba, says he’s on a mission to clean up Africa’s richest city, and the prime targets in his sights are...
    ANC: Treasury won't break law on Sassa deal
    ANC: Treasury won't break law on Sassa deal
    Treasury will not act illegally and approve a new welfare distribution deal with Net1 unless it has been sanctioned by the Constitutional Court,...
    Duarte: Leadership fight risks split in ANC
    Duarte: Leadership fight risks split in ANC
    The ruling party is at risk of further splits amid a battle for senior positions in the ANC, deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte said.
    Bank of Baroda begins closing Gupta-linked accounts
    Bank of Baroda begins closing Gupta-linked accounts
    The Bank of Baroda’s South African unit has started closing accounts of companies controlled by the Gupta family, according to three people...
    Jackson Mthembu backs Cyril Ramaphosa as next ANC leader
    Jackson Mthembu backs Cyril Ramaphosa as next ANC leader
    The chief parliamentary whip of the ANC has thrown his support behind Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as the party’s next leader and says the...
    DA scrambles to save its reputation after Mashaba's gaffes
    DA scrambles to save its reputation after Mashaba's gaffes
    The opposition Democratic Alliance is scrambling to save its reputation as a party capable of governing in South Africa’s richest province...
    Reserve Bank opposes Gupta associates' bank bid
    Reserve Bank opposes Gupta associates' bank bid
    The Reserve Bank has recommended rejecting a bid to buy Habib Overseas Bank’s local unit because of concerns about the source of two businesspeople’s income and tax declarations, according to government officials with knowledge of the matter....
    Zuma may axe some ministers to tighten grip on power, say senior ANC leaders
    Zuma may axe some ministers to tighten grip on power, say senior ANC leaders
    President Jacob Zuma is considering firing ministers who backed calls for him to step down last year and defied his instructions, according to...
    Dlamini-Zuma may be appointed to Cabinet to ease succession
    Dlamini-Zuma may be appointed to Cabinet to ease succession
    President Jacob Zuma is considering appointing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to Cabinet when she steps down on January 27 as African Union Commission...
    Social development department ignores Reserve Bank, imperils welfare for 17-million
    Social development department ignores Reserve Bank, imperils welfare for 17-million
    The social development department’s ability to continue to make monthly welfare payments to about 17-million people is in jeopardy because it...
    Zuma increasingly relying on backing of rural 'premier league'
    Zuma increasingly relying on backing of rural 'premier league'
    President Jacob Zuma has warded off calls to resign over the scandals that have marred his administration and spread dissent in the ruling party...