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After the massacre: Zuma’s enemies fill the breach

The Marikana massacre has exposed an increasingly tense relationship between the ANC leadership and its fractious members in North West.

Vavi: Foes on high, friends on ground

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been dealt a double blow, losing two allies weeks before the labour federation's national conference.

I support Zuma 100%, says Ace Magashule

Free State Premier and chair Ace Magashule has hailed Jacob Zuma as an intellectual as he explains why he supports the president's re-election bid.

Zuma’s choice: Politics vs pupils

Presidential task team members believe Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga should be fired but President Jacob Zuma needs her women's league.

North West town boss under fire over contract

Sandile Tyatya has raised the ire of officials in the council after he entered into a R4.5-million contract with Altech Netstar.

Supra Mahumapelo got travel agency cash

Mahumapelo has pocketed at least R200000 through his travel agency's business dealings with an ailing municipality in the province.

ANC leadership fails North West

The ANC is under intense pressure to release reports about the problems that plague the province.

Vavi shocked by ‘unprecedented’ Sadtu attack

Sadtu members in Limpopo released a scathing statement this week signed by its secretary, Matome Raphasha, and his deputy, Sowell Tjebane.

Youth league’s Moonsamy takes on ‘irresponsible remarks’

ANCYL member Magdalene Moonsamy has taken on Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni over her remarks about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

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Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

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