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19 November 2018 11:33 AM 6 killed, 5 wounded in corruption protests across Haiti

Police say six people have died and at least five were wounded during demonstrations across Haiti protesting allegations of embezzlement from a Venezuelan programme that provided the country with subsidised oil. President Jovenel Moise called for dialogue with opposition groups that are seeking his resignation for failing to investigate corruption 98

16 November 2018 9:54 AM Top Eskom executive resigns hours after suspension

Mere hours after Eskom on Friday announced it had suspended its Executive for the Group Capital Division, Abram Masango, lawyers for Masango announced his immediate resignation from the power utility. "After more than 20 dedicated years as a loyal and committed senior Executive of Eskom, Mr Abram Masango, the highly respected whistle-blower who exposed 110

15 November 2018 4:29 PM HRW denounces Angola's expulsion of 400 000 Congolese

A global rights watchdog on Thursday called on Angola to halt mass deportations after more than 400 000 migrants mainly from the Democratic Republic of Congo fled or were expelled from Angola in just weeks. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says migrants have been targeted in a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling. Without producing evidence, the government 96

14 November 2018 7:40 AM LIVE: #StateCaptureInquiry continues with Barbara Hogan's testimony after disruptive power outage

Former ANC secretary general and now Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will lead the party when it appears before the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture, the party's Zizi Kodwa said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters during a short adjournment, Kodwa said Mantashe "will lead the delegation of the ANC, who in a week or two weeks 102

14 November 2018 6:12 AM Who paid SACP's R3m venue for its national congress?

While the SACP has denied claims that Vele Investments paid R3m to the Birchwood Hotel for the party's national congress last year, it says it can't say how it paid for the venue just yet as it is still considering its legal options. Vele Investments was a major shareholder in VBS Mutual bank. Asked by News24 about how the payment had been made, if not by Vele, the communist 90

12 November 2018 2:08 PM Barbara Hogan at #StateCaptureInquiry

The judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture has reconvened in Johannesburg, with former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan testifying. Hogan says certain NEC party members were very nasty to her at meetings and she was cast as "anti-transformation". Hogan says she expected Zuma to protect her, and back up her decisions 96

12 November 2018 3:19 AM State capture inquiry resumes, Barbara Hogan to testify

The hearings of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will reconvene in Johannesburg on Monday. The commission is chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo and is tasked with examining allegations of corruption and fraud in the public sector and organs of state. The hearings paused in September and will resume with testimony from the former 77

08 November 2018 7:27 PM Google reforms sexual misconduct rules

Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dominated culture. CEO Sundar Pichai spelled out the concessions in an email sent on Thursday to Google employees. On November 1, thousands of the tech giant's workers abandoned 99

07 November 2018 2:17 PM Eskom consulting executives on possible job cuts

State-owned power utility has started consultations about possible job cuts for executives as the cash-strapped company looks to rein in soaring costs despite stagnant electricity output. Eskom’s board has approved 60 days of consultations that need to precede potential job cuts under section 189 of the country’s Labour Relations Act, the Johannesburg-based 117

06 November 2018 10:30 AM Justice minister 'deeply concerned' about Ramaite sex tape allegations

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha, is "deeply concerned" about the sex tape allegations involving acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Silas Ramaite. On Sunday, City Press reported that a sex tape exists, allegedly showing Ramaite in a compromising position with a female security guard in his office. The tape has not surfaced 74