Evidence of widespread maladministration has been found at Dipaleseng municipality in Balfour, Mpumalanga, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Wednesday.
She said her findings, released at a news briefing in Balfour on Wednesday, showed administrative deficiencies in various departments.
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A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Vaalpark, Sasolburg, early Saturday morning, said Free State police.
The woman was reportedly employed to look after two children when the man placed his hand on her mouth around … Read the rest
The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Westville campus is probing racial comments posted on its facebook page earlier this week, spokeswoman Nomonde Mbadi said on Friday.
“All matters in this regard are currently under investigation. The university’s internal disciplinary processes will be … Read the rest
The idea of claiming land without compensation is “out of touch with reality”, Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said on Friday.
“Land grabs are not an option, there is no policy like that. By doing so you will have to … Read the rest
Police were monitoring East Lynne, east of Pretoria, on Friday morning after violent fights between taxi owners the day before, Captain Pinky Tsinyane said.
The Mamelodi Long Distance Taxi Association and the PLAZA Taxi Association were allegedly involved in violent … Read the rest
The ANC cannot be a liberation movement if it does not tackle the issue of land reform, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday.
“The land question is at the centre of the struggle. If we raise it in … Read the rest
The government is considering handing control of passenger train services from the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) to cities, Beeld newspaper reported on Monday.
Deputy Transport Minister Jeremy Cronin said the government wanted cities to develop programs for a … Read the rest
A Sowetan journalist has testified in court that suspended national police commissioner General Bheki Cele used the words “shoot to kill”, the newspaper reported on Monday.
Mhlaba Memela testified against Cele, who had denied saying this, in the High Court … Read the rest
The multicultural dream that the US and Britain foresaw in South Africa is simply not going to happen. In fact, it is not even being realised in their own countries, backed up by huge globalised economies.
If things continue like … Read the rest
A male nurse who allegedly raped a terminally ill cancer patient in a Bloemfontein hospital will appear in the city’s magistrate court on Tuesday.
Last month, the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court postponed the matter for a final decision from the provincial … Read the rest
South Africa will be looking for new minerals to mine as a way to boost investment, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Tuesday.
“There is significant potential for the discovery of other world-class deposits in areas that are yet … Read the rest
Three men convicted of the fatal shooting of five-year-old Danielle Esterhuizen were given life sentences in the Johannesburg High Court on Wednesday, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) news said.
Last month David Mpho Ngomane (32), Tsakane Jwaki Sithole (26) and
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