Sanews

AG's eThekwini Staff to Get Security 👮 After 'Dath Threats' 😱

eThekwini Metro on Friday said it will be supplying Auditor-General's team with municipal security after one of the auditors received death threats while auditing the city’s books.

The alleged threats, received on Tuesday via phone, saw AGSA’s provincial office deciding to cease audits and withdraw its team on …

read more

Ramaphosa Gives SIU Go Ahead 👍 to Probe 🔍 Government Departments, Municipalities

President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised the Special Investigating Unit to probe a number of government departments and municipalities.

This includes irregularities relating to procurement, improper or unlawful conduct by employees, and unlawful appropriation.

Among the entities under investigation are the KwaZulu-Natal Departments of Public Works and Transport, various Eastern Cape …

read more

Ramaphosa Not a Leader 💪 but a Dealmaker – Malema❗

President Cyril Ramaphosa isn't a leader, but a dealmaker who became president to meet white leaders and clinch deals with them, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said.

Speaking at the party's Africa Day celebration event in Sunnyside in Tshwane on Friday, Malema said Ramaphosa became president to go …

read more

South Africa to Launch 🚀 First Optical Telescope 🔭

South Africa is launching its first automated optical telescope on Friday in the province of Northern Cape, the headquarters of the country's space exploration project.

The Meerlicht optical telescope could soon help unravel the mysteries of the universe, beginning with a closer look at the vast African skies.

Optical telescopes …

read more

Cyril Ramaphosa Defends 💪 $100bn Investment Drive❗

President Cyril Ramaphosa has rejected suggestions the drive to attract $100 billion of investment over the next five years is an elite project.

He’s replying to Wednesday’s debate on the presidency’s budget.

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema accused Ramaphosa of reinstating the so-called “1996 class project …

read more

SAA Flies ✈ to the Rescue of SA Express Passengers

South African Airways (SAA) on Thursday said all efforts are being channelled towards assisting passengers stranded by the grounding of SA Express.

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) on Thursday announced that it had suspended SA Express.

It also suspended the certificates of nine of the 21 planes being …

read more

Mayor Flees 🏃🏻‍♀ After Koster Protesters Torch 🔥 Her Properties

A service delivery protest in the Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality has caused the mayor to flee the area. Residents went on the rampage, destroying private property belonging to the mayor on Wednesday afternoon.

Roads where blockaded as well, bringing the local town of Koster to a standstill. Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality Mayor …

read more

Cabinet Asks Israeli Defence 💪 Force to Withdraw from Gaza Strip 😱

South Africa's Cabinet called on the Israeli Defence Force to withdraw from the Gaza strip and bring to an end "the violent and destructive" incursions into Palestinian territories.

Presenting the outcomes of Wednesday's Cabinet meeting to the media on Thursday, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said: "Cabinet condemned in the strongest …

read more