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Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief
Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief
Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Wednesday fired his predecessor's daughter, Isabel dos Santos, from her influential post as head of the Sonangol...
CSIR chief claims 'state capture'
CSIR chief claims 'state capture'
The chief executive of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Sibusiso Sibisi, has publicly accused the director general of the...
Political observers: SA has become a police state
Political observers: SA has become a police state
An opposition MP in Cape Town and a senior civil servant in Pretoria agreed on one thing this week – South Africa is not veering towards a police...
Dos Santos exit plan but a ploy
Dos Santos exit plan but a ploy
On March 11 this year, Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos, in power since 1979, announced his intention to step down in 2018. The statement...
Jobs for pals at state nuclear firm
Jobs for pals at state nuclear firm
The embattled South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has hired the wife of the chief executive of the National Nuclear Regulator, which...
Magashule: Cadre deployment is here to stay
Magashule: Cadre deployment is here to stay
Free State Premier Ace Magashule says the ANC will never abandon its deployment policy, despite widespread criticism that it was contributing to...
What Mugabe’s red carpet tumble means
What Mugabe’s red carpet tumble means
Wednesday, February 4 2015, could not have been going any better for President Robert Mugabe.
Jacob Zuma's daughter cleared for duty
Jacob Zuma's daughter cleared for duty
The Public Service Commission (PSC) may have cleared the appointment of President Jacob Zuma's daughter to a powerful government job but, if it...
Zimbabwean officials deny vice-president's resignation
Zimbabwean officials deny vice-president's resignation
Officials in Joice Mujuru's office and senior Zanu-PF officials have denied reports that the Zimbabwean vice-president has resigned,...
Botswana court foils president's attempt to appoint brother as VP
Botswana court foils president's attempt to appoint brother as VP
Botswana's government says it will accept a court ruling that effectively thwarts President Ian Khama's bid to appoint his brother, Tshekedi Khama,...
Inside the ANC's 'pyramid scheme'
Inside the ANC's 'pyramid scheme'
Patronage – the dispensing of largesse from political coffers down networks of friends, family and supplicants – has become deeply entrenched...

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