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ANC won’t rake up its bad apples

The ruling party faces severe criticism over its reluctance to deal with leaders who are facing investigations, and its NEC is accused of selective morality

702: Vitriol dims the radio’s star

702 has recently lost a number of high-profile presenters. It says this is part of a shift to gain listeners. But insiders say something is rotten

Fikile has a daring plan for taxis

The transport minister presented to the ANC’s top body a proposal to establish a bank for taxi operators and to subsidise the industry

War of words over declined medical aid merger

Sizwe Medical Fund has taken a swipe at the Council for Medical Schemes for declining its merger with Hosmed

The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

ANC still at odds over how to tackle leaders facing serious graft allegations

The ANC’s top six has been mandated to work closely with its integrity committee to tackle claims of corruption against senior party members

It’s worse than we thought: The state of the SABC and the political battle over retrenchments

A bloated workforce, a stalemate over retrenchments and the need for the public broadcaster to be financially viable are holding back SABC’s turnaround strategy

Political interference mounts over SABC retrenchments

The SABC says it needs to cut R700-million to survive. But senior politicians have allegedly interfered to stop retrenchments from proceeding

VBS looting haunts the ANC in Limpopo

The ANC is facing a revolt over the looting of VBS bank, which took money from poor communities, with warnings of electoral consequences in 2021 local elections

SABC staff ready to join picket line

The national broadcaster has rejected claims that it did not follow correct retrenchment and audit processes

The case against Floyd Shivambu

The flow of money from VBS Bank would seem to suggest that the EFF’s second-in-command was an ultimate beneficiary of proceeds of a crime

Municipality won’t remove former mayor, despite home affairs demands

The department is fighting with a small Free State town, which it accuses of continuing to employ an illegal immigrant

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