Last Saturday the ANC secretary general, Ace Magashule, who has himself been accused of large-scale corruption, stated that the assets of white South Africans will be confiscated without compensation. He sketched a kind of Marxist-Leninist future for the country in… Read the rest
The New Development Bank plans to lend as much as $780 million to Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. for infrastructure projects this year as the ailing South African power utility battles to keep power supply steady.
Eskom, which on Wednesday entered … Read the rest
The Special Investigating Unit is probing 11 contractors for stealing a staggering R139bn during the building of Eskom’s Medupi, Kusile and Ingula power plants.
And insiders say the total cost of Eskom looting could reach about R500bn, dating back to
The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole, has welcomed the arrest on 21 February of suspects believed to have been involved in cases of robbery of people being followed from the O. R. Tambo … Read the rest
Rolling blackouts last year had South Africans firing up candles, flashlights and generators after crisis-plagued Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., which provides most of the country’s electricity, failed to meet demand. The power crunch has since eased thanks to fewer unplanned … Read the rest
The ambassador of the European Union Commission on Human Rights and the Polish ambassador have been requested by the “South African Committee for Justice for Janusz Waluś” to attend his parole hearing at the Pretoria High Court on 7 August … Read the rest
The land expropriation policy of South Africa’s ruling party, the ANC, will specifically target white people, according to Zweli Mkhize, the minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs. Neither the property of black citizens nor land controlled by traditional (black) … Read the rest
Seeing the Afrikaans language as a decolonised language, speakers at the Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit conference shared how central language is in decolonising education.
Dr Edith Phaswana, a senior lecturer at the University of South Africa (Unisa), said … Read the rest
After plundering South Africa’s state-owned companies to the point of bankruptcy, the ANC-Communist Party regime is increasingly turning its attention to the country’s Government Employee Pension Fund as a source of funds. The latest suspicious transaction involves Iqbal Survé, CEO … Read the rest
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says it will engage the Australian government on recent statements made by its Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton that he was considering fast-tracking visa applications for white South Africans.
Dirco said in … Read the rest
The plundering of the assets of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), including weapons and ammunition with almost no successful prosecution, is shocking and is indicative of a collapse of the management structure of the SANDF, says Dr Pieter … Read the rest
PRAAG has reliably learnt that Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has left the country.
Sources say the wife of the Zimbabwean dictator left South Africa in the early hours of Sunday morning along with her husband President Robert Mugabe.
South … Read the rest
South Africa has been fingered in the alleged “improper payments” originating from contracts that the ANC’s investment arm, Chancellor House, for work at the Medupi and Kusile power stations.
As a signatory of the OECD Convention which is aimed at … Read the rest