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What is EFF’s party funding quest?

Its court application to force disclosure of donations to Cyril Ramaphosa may mask a bid to portray him as a capitalist puppet

Austerity budget unpacked

The finance minister has said it’s not an austerity project. But the numbers and economists disagree

DA admits it cannot cut ANC support to less than 50%

The official opposition’s leader John Steenhuisen has called its mission to slash the ANC voter share unrealistic during a parliamentary meeting, as the party deals with financial challenges and a fresh round of staff retrenchments

Panel slams Mkhwebane in a report that sets parliament on long road to impeachment

The public protector was wrong to think legal review was the remedy for incompetence on her part; it is, in fact, removal, an independent report concludes

Hlophe throws out Bongo corruption case

Former state security minister walks free after judge finds there is not sufficient evidence of attempted bribery to scupper Eskom probe

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Parliament probe into vice-chancellor fails to get answers

Peter Mbati’s appointment at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University in Pretoria is under the spotlight

Witness fumbles at Mbati’s parliament inquiry

The sole remaining witness flounders on the first day of the higher education portfolio committee investigation into SMU vice-chancellor Professor Peter Mbati

Malema shores up Zuma’s attack on the judiciary

EFF leader warns judges they will be ‘overthrown’ for bias in favour of the ruling establishment

SOEs are ‘in a very difficult space’ as Covid-19 adds to their woes

The department of public enterprises touched on issues related to Covid-19 at its SOEs, as the acting director general briefed parliament

Embattled SAA is set to receive balance of R10bn funding

Salary arrears owed to SAA staff will be paid by 19 February, and the public enterprises department commits to reskilling affected employees.

It’s a Covid-style Sona 2021: No red carpet and high fashion

Only 50 people will be present and everyone else will attend online, which is likely to save the state some money

Schools are geared up for 2021

Covid disrupted the 2020 academic year but catchup plans have been hatched in the nine provinces, including extra lessons, earlier class times, and subject-specific boot camps

High court sets aside public protector report on Gordhan and Sars ‘rogue unit’

Busisiwe Mkhwebane ‘allowed her important office to be used to try and resuscitate a long-dead fake news propaganda fiction’, the court ruled

ATM withdrawal halts no-confidence vote against Ramaphosa

The party wants the court to rule on the secret ballot issue first, with the case set to be heard in early February

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