Browsing: Des van Rooyen

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What firing Gordhan would cost SA

Many see the decision by the ANC to send the disgraced former CEO of the power utility Eskom to parliament as the precursor to another attack on the national treasury and to remove finance minister Pravin Gordhan. The decision to give Brian Molefe

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Van Rooyen tells MK vets to watch Gupta TV

uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association treasurer-general Des Van Rooyen told guests at a commemoration gala dinner that at the next MKMVA meeting he would push for a resolution that all

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Zuma asks court to halt ‘state capture’ report

Lawyers representing President Jacob Zuma urged the high court to halt the release of a report of the nation’s graft ombudsman into allegations that the Gupta family, who are friends with the president, exercised undue influence

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Vytjie Mentor intervenes in state capture case

Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor has filed papers at the high court in Pretoria seeking to intervene in President Jacob Zuma’s bid to halt the release of the public protector’s “state capture” report. The matter was initially set

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Zuma exposed as gloves come off

President Jacob Zuma appears increasingly vulnerable in a power struggle with his finance chief after a series of new allegations emerged about the business dealings of members of a wealthy family who are his friends and in business

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Courts to decide fate of state capture report

The release of a report by South Africa’s graft ombudsman into the alleged influence of President Jacob Zuma’s friends, the Gupta family, in government affairs has become bogged down in the courts, with legal actions lodged to

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SA faces train smash if Gordhan axed

The relatively trivial nature of the charges against finance minister Pravin Gordhan, and the way in which the prosecution has been pursued, leads to the conclusion that this is a trumped up charge. It also suggests that Gordhan

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Madonsela to present Gupta report

A report on the Gupta family will be ready before outgoing public protector Thuli Madonsela finishes her term, she said on Wednesday. Speaking at the Rhema Bible Church’s Truth Be Told conference, Madonsela told journalists

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PIC’s R99bn Nenegate loss ‘normal’: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma views the fact that the Public Investment Corp lost R99bn within 48 hours after the sacking of former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in December last year as a “normal” economic phenomenon. The Democratic Alliance’s shadow

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