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18 October 2018 3:39 PM MyCiTi strikers, City of Cape Town at impasse over EFF's inclusion in talks

The impasse over the unprotected strike by MyCiTi workers continued on Thursday, as the City of Cape Town said it would only meet with union representatives, while the strikers pressed for the EFF to be included in the talks. The "wildcat" strike by MyCiTi employees entered its fourth day on Thursday, with multiple routes disrupted in Cape Town. About 35

17 October 2018 7:27 AM MyCiti bus strike enters third day

A "wildcat" strike by MyCiti bus drivers entered its third day on Wednesday with some routes disrupted in Cape Town. Amid disgruntled and frustrated comments from commuters, the MyCiti social media accounts announced around 07:00 that the following routes were currently operational: T03, T02, X02, D01, D02, D03, D04, 101, 102, 103, 105, 114, 107, 110, 215, 231, 232, 233, 234, 236 and 237. Around 38

12 October 2018 9:33 AM Saica to take action against accountants implicated in VBS Bank 'heist'

The South African Institute of Charted Accountants (Saica) announced on Thursday night it would initiate disciplinary action against eight of its members, implicated in the 'Great Bank Heist' of VBS Mutual Bank, including former CEO Andile Ramavhunga and former holding company Vele Investments chairperson Tshifhiwa Matodzi. The other five people who face investigation 35

09 October 2018 5:17 PM EFF welcomes Nene's resignation, calls for more minsters to follow suit

The Economic Freedom Fighters have largely welcomed the news that President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted Nhlanhla Nene's request to step down as finance minister. This, after Nene admitted during testimony at the state capture commission of inquiry last week that he had visited the controversial Gupta family six times at their Saxonwold home while he served 43

05 October 2018 9:26 AM Hot 91.9FM denies reports that it 'fears EFF' after axing Sasha Martinengo

Cape Town - Regional radio station Hot 91.9FM has released a statement following an article published in The Star on Friday. According to Hot 91.9FM the article, titled "Hot 91.9fm fears EFF", contains "certain factual inaccuracies". This comes after the radio station dismissed host Sasha Martinengo following comments he made during an on-air broadcast 60

02 October 2018 4:57 PM EFF demands criminal charges against Martinego, says axing is not enough

The EFF has welcomed a decision by radio station Hot91.9FM to dismiss its breakfast show host Sasha Martinengo, but says it wants more action taken against him. This, after Martinego referred to the party's leader, Julius Malema, as a monkey during his show on Tuesday. During the course of the show, he said: "[A]nd people still listen to this monkey 29

02 October 2018 12:51 PM EFF Students Command victorious in preliminary results of UCT's SRC elections

The preliminary results of the hotly contested Student Representative Council (SRC) elections at the University of Cape Town (UCT) indicate a major victory for the Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC). The results differ significantly from last year when the Democratic Alliance Students Organisation (DASO) held the majority - nine out of 15 seats 27

27 September 2018 3:28 AM D-Day for Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga as motion of no confidence gets under way

Executive Mayor of Tshwane Solly Msimanga is readying himself for another motion of no confidence, which gets under way on Thursday at council chambers in Pretoria. Msimanga previously survived a motion of no confidence, led by the EFF, in August after it was disallowed due to a technicality. Council speaker Katlego Mathebe disallowed the EFF motion 26

22 September 2018 6:12 PM 'The country is poorer without Edna Molewa'

Tributes continue to pour in for Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molowa who died on Saturday after a short illness. Th South African Communist Party (SACP) has conveyed its sincerest condolences to the 61-year old’s family. “Minister Molewa was one of the most hard-working ministers in South Africa’s democratic dispensation. Her efforts contributed 27

13 September 2018 4:12 PM Land hearings: CRC still coming to grips with hundreds of thousands of written submissions

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) is still looking for a way to deal with the sheer number of written submissions it has received concerning whether the Constitution should be amended to allow expropriation without compensation. It has been almost three months since the deadline closed for public submissions on whether Section 25 of the Constitution 113