Veterans should lead the ANC’s renewal, says Chikane
/ 28 October 2023

Veterans should lead the ANC’s renewal, says Chikane

The ANC embarked on a programme of renewal in 2017 after it emerged that it had been complicit in state capture.

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/ 8 May 2008

Chikane contradicts himself, inquiry hears

Presidency Director General Frank Chikane made conflicting statements about his treatment at the hands of the National Directorate of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), the Ginwala commission heard on Thursday. Chikane earlier told the hearing into whether suspended National Prosecuting Authority head Vusi Pikoli was fit to hold office, that he had been treated badly by the NDPP.

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/ 7 May 2008

Pikoli hearing gets under way

The public hearings on suspended National Prosecuting Authority head Vusi Pikoli’s fitness to hold office are an ”inquisitorial” as opposed to an ”accusatorial” process, inquiry head Frene Ginwala said on Wednesday. ”I want to emphasise that this process is not a judicial one,” said Ginwala in an opening statement.

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/ 5 May 2008

Debate over Scorpions gathers momentum

Debate on the future of the Scorpions gained new steam on Monday as the government released a report from an inquiry it had commissioned into the elite detective unit. The Scorpions still have a role to play in the country’s crime-fighting efforts, states the report that was submitted to President Thabo Mbeki two years ago.

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/ 5 May 2008

Khampepe: Scorpions must stay

The existence of the Scorpions is ”as valid today as it was at conception”, says the Khampepe report released on Monday. ”Despite indications that crime levels are dropping, it is my considered view that organised crime still presents a threat that needs to be addressed through an effective comprehensive strategy,” states the report.

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/ 16 December 2007

Mbeki supporters booed in Polokwane

Ministers and aides in President Thabo Mbeki’s government were heckled by delegates on Sunday when the African National Congress opened a conference that could see Mbeki losing control over the party. Some of the delegates booed Foreign Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang and Essop Pahad, a top aide to Mbeki, as they arrived.