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Khusela Diko, now suspended, earned a cushy salary during her ‘special leave’

The presidency confirms spokesperson Khusela Diko has been suspended; meanwhile, her full salary was paid while she was on ‘special leave’

Effective and professional government communication is essential to democracy

Spelling and factual mistakes cause irreparable damage to department credibility

South Africans from Wuhan quarantine group safe to go home

After testing negative for Covid-19, 112 South Africans quarantined in Limpopo can now go home

#StateCaptureInquiry: Manyi’s back

Former head of GCIS Mzwanele Manyi will testify before the Zondo commission on Monday

Manyi says corruption happened under Phumla Williams’ watch

Former GCIS CEO Mzwanele Manyi testified before the state capture commission on Wednesday in an unexpected turn of events

Corruption case opened against GCIS’ Phumla Williams

​The former head of government communications, Donald Liphoko, has opened a corruption case against the agency's acting chief executive

Editorial: Definition of state capture

It is documented widely that the Gupta family has amassed a fortune through businesses that have, at various times, intersected with the state

‘Tabane used station to air personal state capture links’ – Power FM

Power FM has confirmed the indefinite suspension of JJ Tabane, following the radio host’s apology to Zondo commission witness Phumla Williams

#StateCaptureInquiry: GCIS paid hundreds of millions to the Guptas

Jan Gilliland’s evidence demonstrated that there was a sharp increase in the amount paid to the Gupta-owned media entities between 2011 and 2013

#StateCaptureInquiry: Zondo to hear applications to cross-examine

On Monday it was confirmed that Gupta patriarch, Ajay and his brother, Rajesh, had applied for leave to cross-examine witnesses

Muthambi hits back at Phumla Williams

Faith Muthambi has described Phumla Williams’ testimony at the commission of inquiry into state capture as self-serving.

#StateCaptureInquiry: ‘Muthambi wanted to steal at all costs’ — Williams

Williams told the commission that she believed Muthambi had attempted to create the conditions at GCIS in which procurement processes could be flouted

#StateCapture: Zondo to determine when cross-examination applications will be heard

On Monday Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo is expected to determine when applications of implicated persons to cross examine will be heard

State capture inquiry to resume, Phumla Williams to continue testimony

Government Communication and Information System chief executive Phumla Williams is expected to continue her testimony

#StateCaptureInquiry: ‘Manyi should be summoned’

The self-proclaimed Zuma loyalist has reached out to several witnesses testifying at the Zondo commission

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