Karabo Ngoepe JOHANNESBURG - Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and fired Sars officials Ivan Pillay and Johan van Loggerenberg have been named as the brains and sources behind author Jacques Pauw's boom The President's Keepers. The Sunday Independent reported that Pauw had no intentions of writing the book until he was approached by the group with information. The publication said the book...
Staff Reporter Reports are beginning to come in via Twitter and a shared picture and voice clips on WhatsApp of violence in Delft in Cape Town. In the WhatsApp note, the voice of a man says: "The fighting is between the blacks and the colored in the Delft area on the R300. There's a lot of shooting and grenades are being...
Karabo Ngoepe JOHANNESBURG- South African Communist Party leader Blade Nzimande has been hospitalised after he fell ill while attending the ANC's 54th elective conference at Nasrec. At least two source have confirmed that Nzimande was treated at Nasrec after vomiting and complaining about his stomach and was subsequently taken to hospital for further medical attention. "He started vomiting while attending the conference...
Karabo Ngoepe JOHANNESBURG– Former State Security Minister David Mahlobo has confirmed that President Jacob Zuma was indeed poisoned and he received medical treatment in Russia. This follows the revelations contained in Gayton McKenzie’s explosive book Kill Zuma – By any means necessary where he details at least seven attempts to assassinate Zuma. “I can confirm that I’m aware that there was an...
Sello Theletsane JOHANNESBURG- Author and Businessman Gayton McKenzie on Wednesday said that he had never accused ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa of poising President Jacob Zuma. McKenzie's remarks comes after the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans’ Association alleged that Ramaphosa was behind Zuma's poisoning. McKenzie released a statement on the matter I have noted the press statements by members of the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans’ Association...
Ayanda Mdluli JOHANNESBURG- It was supposed to be a day of Human Rights where each citizen of South Africa got to reflect about the difficulties our previous generation had to endure. Instead, for one man who is vocal against the institutionalised racism in South Africa’s corporate sector, it turned into a nightmare of epic proportions. Three armed men brazenly kicked the door...
Karabo Ngoepe JOHANNESBURG- Fikile Mbalula says deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa should not become the next African National Congress (ANC) leader because he does not support Radical Economic Transformation (RET). Mbalula claims that Ramaphosa instead wants to come up with his own policy concept to counter RET. “Cyril has not embraced RET, he is actually rubbishing it. He is coming with his own...
Africa News 24-7 Team JOHANNESBURG- Politicians and their spouses turned on the charm and dressed to kill as they walked the red carpet ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa's maiden State of the Nation Address in Parliament. Here are some of the attires from the red carpet
Sello Theletsane JOHANNESBURG- The uMkhonto we Sizwe veterans has called upon the ANC to reflect deeply, fearlessly and truthfully into Gayton McKenzie's explosive revelations regarding attempts to assassinate President Jacob Zuma. The structure further called for current party president Cyril Ramaphosa to defend himself or give his side of the story as he was heavily criticised and painted badly in McKenzie's book...
Zodidi Mhlana JOHANNESBURG- The country's widening inequality levels and poor service delivery in impoverished communities have been identified as some of the leading underlying causes of xenophobic outbreaks in South Africa. Annah Moyo from the Centre for the Study of violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) said that there was a stronger correlation between service delivery protests and attacks on foreign nationals. "High levels...
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