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24 December 2018 10:17 AM Nzimande pays tribute to Mpumalanga safety and security spokesperson Mabuza

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has paid tribute to the government spokesperson Joseph Mabuza, who was killed in a motorbike crash on Sunday, saying his contribution to road safety would never be forgotten. "Mabuza was one of the seasoned communicators, a road safety ambassador and a public servant par excellence," said Nzimande. Mabuza was head of communications 136

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 69

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 81

08 October 2018 7:02 PM Condolences pour in for late Eastern Cape education MEC

Condolences are pouring in for the late Eastern Cape education MEC, Mandla Makupula. Makupula died earlier on Monday - a day before his 57th birthday - following a lengthy illness. The South African Communist Party (SACP) described him as an incorruptible and loyal servant of the people. Spokesperson Alex Mashilo said Makupula, who was known as "principal" 50

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 59

04 August 2018 8:30 PM Minister of Sport to intervene in PSL radio debacle

Sports minister Tokozile Xasa has stepped into the fray after SABC confirmed on Friday evening that it would not broadcast any Absa Premier Soccer League fixtures on radio this season. Xasa is not having any of it. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Minister said that "masses of our people will not be able to follow soccer, the most popular sport 128

21 June 2018 3:50 PM Govt saddened by death of 'ethical and accountable' Limpopo MEC

The government is saddened by the death of Limpopo Agriculture and Rural Development MEC Joyce Mashamba, who died on Wednesday after being hospitalised for a short while. GCIS acting Director General Phumla Williams said Mashamba had served the people of Limpopo with "ethical and accountable leadership". "Government expresses its heartfelt condolence 41

06 June 2018 6:16 PM Cape Town International Airport must be renamed after Chris Hani

The South African Communist Party (SACP) wants Cape Town International Airport to be renamed after its late struggle icon Chris Hani. The Department of Transport and the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) have been hosting public meetings this week over changing the airport's name. Earlier this week, tempers flared between members of the EFF, who strongly 50

05 June 2018 8:21 PM Shivambu's onslaught on Momoniat continues online

Cape Town – Economic Freedom Fighters chief whip Floyd Shivambu’s campaign to cast a senior National Treasury official as a big capital bogeyman did not let up, even after a dramatic committee meeting in Parliament on Tuesday. On Tuesday Business Day reported that Shivambu objected to National Treasury’s deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat being 69

05 April 2018 7:51 PM Hani's house nominated as a provincial heritage site

Ahead of the 25th anniversary of struggle hero Chris Hani’s death next week, the City of Ekurhuleni has scheduled a month full of activities to celebrate his life. "Chris Hani, renowned for his fearlessness and impeccable leadership qualities, led the anti-apartheid struggle until his assassination on April 10, 1993, outside his home in Dawn Park, Boksburg 59