Nkandla (South Africa)

Type: City
Name: Nkandla (South Africa)
Country: South Africa
population: 2,608
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 1 reports

SA politics: The marbles go missing, again

There are moments when those in our political classes seem to lose their marbles. When they just lose all sight of rationality, when the verbiage that comes out makes no sense: full of emotion, and quite frankly, a little scary. This is one of those times. ... [Published Daily Maverick - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The Big Read: The Zuma-Putin bromance

As he flew out to Moscow on Sunday, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was tightening the screws, chastising him for what she deemed to be an inadequate response to her report on how he had "benefited unduly" from the R246-million upgrades to his KwaDakwadunuse ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

ANC accuses Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of conspiracy with EFF

Home » Featured » Just when you thought that Nkandla couldn’t get any more ridiculous the ANC decides to pull out the big guns against the Public ProtectorBy Sertan Sanderson on 27 August, 2014 3:22 pm in Featured , News / no commentsThe ongoing spat ... [Published The South African - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

ANC supporters chant 'shoot Malema' outside Parliament

The ANC members, clad in party regalia, have been bussed in from several townships around Cape Town to come and defend the ruling party against "a small minority."This is response to the chaos caused Julius Malema's EFF last week when they staged a sit-in ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Daily podcast – August 27, 2014

.For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I'm Schalk Burger.Making headlines:ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe accuses Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of abusing her term of office.And, the National Council of Trade Unions says e-tolling on Gauteng's highways ... [Published Polity.org.za - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Will Madonsela press the Big Red Button after ANC remarks?

Submitted by on Wed, 27/08/2014 - 06:41Following the leaking of a letter relating to Nkandla, the ANC has blamed Thuli Madonsela for many things. But she could use a weapon in response.Source:http://mg.co.za/article/2014-08-27-nkandla-will-madonsela-press-the-big-red-butt... ... [Published AA South Africa - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

South Africa: Shades of Yesterday - EFF and Madonsela Face Total Onslaught

To deal with mounting unrest, tough measures are being ordered to "restore and maintain law and order". "Appropriate steps" cannot be disclosed but they are strong and uncompromising. Not only the rule of law but also the fate of the nation is at stake ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Madonsela only trying to help Zuma

The public protector is tryng to help the president deal with the Nkandla scandal in a legally valid manner, says Pierre de Vos.Politicians often behave like alcoholics who refuse to acknowledge that they have a drinking problem. Instead of accepting ... [Published IOL - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

ANC questions 'suspicious' timing of Madonsela's letter

Gwede Mantashe says without accusing anybody, there is a clear indication of a tight coordination.Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Picture: Sebabatso Mosamo/EWN.JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC)’s National Working Committee says it's ... [Published Eye Witness News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

ANC big guns to serve on forum to police Parliament

IN A MOVE to give political clout to Parliament’s powers and privileges committee – the forum that can discipline MPs – the ANC brought out its heavyweights now that the committee is finally re-established, three months into the current term.The names ... [Published Security.co.za - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

SA: Statement by James Selfe, DA’s Federal Executive, DA challenges President Zuma to make Nkandla SIU report public (26/08/2014) STATEMENT

Later today I will write to President Jacob Zuma challenging him to make public the Special Investigating Unit’s (SIU) final report on the upgrades to his private residence at Nkandla, delivered to him on 20 August 2014.Neither Parliament nor the public ... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament: A House of rules for a president of none

We need to dilute a certain individual’s grip on power. The National Director of Public Prosecutions should be accountable to Parliament, not to the president, regardless of who that individual is who occupies the West Wing of the Union Buildings.A few ... [Published Daily Maverick - Aug 26 2014]

Quotes

"The visit will further strengthen the excellent bilateral relations with a view to consolidating and opening new avenues towards job creation, skills development, exchange and transfer of technology and trade and investment" said the International Relations Ministry
"The ANC is a majority party in South Africa, there's no way that a tiny majority can disrupt the majority party in South Africa" said one of the ANC supporters ahead of their entrance into the chamber
"I am committed to maintaining law, order and stability in our society." You might think these are the words of one of the security cluster ministers speaking at a media briefing at Parliament on Tuesday...
...letter addressed to Zuma about his response (or substantial lack thereof) to her report on the Nkandla scandal, Madonsela points out that she is "currently preparing a special report to the National Assembly regarding progress achieved by organs of state with the implementation of remedial action"

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Should capital punishment be reintroduced? [Published Politicsweb - 4 hours ago]
SA politics: The marbles go missing, again [Published Daily Maverick - 5 hours ago]
The Big Read: The Zuma-Putin bromance [Published Times Live South Africa - 7 hours ago]
ANC accuses Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of... [Published The South African - 14 hours ago]
Big 5 At 5 – Gun Range Accident, Porn Habits, W... [Published 2Oceans Vibe News - 14 hours ago]
Ramaphosa issues stern warning to tax evaders [Published Eye Witness News - 15 hours ago]
Parliamentary Disruption? Sh*t happens - get us... [Published ENCA - 15 hours ago]
ANC supporters chant 'shoot Malema' outside Par... [Published Times Live South Africa - 16 hours ago]
Daily podcast – August 27, 2014 [Published Polity.org.za - 17 hours ago]
SA’s Twitterati Stand Firmly Behind Madonsela [Published SA Breaking News - 20 hours ago]
Will Madonsela press the Big Red Button after A... [Published AA South Africa - 20 hours ago]
South Africa: Shades of Yesterday - EFF and Mad... [Published AllAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
Madonsela only trying to help Zuma [Published IOL - 21 hours ago]
EFF MPs face suspension from Parliament [Published BDlive - 22 hours ago]
Will Madonsela press the Big Red Button after A... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 27 2014]
EFF lashes out at Mantashe [Published SABC - Aug 27 2014]
Cracks show as DA comes under pressure [Published BDlive - Aug 27 2014]
Heyneke, please give us a reason to celebrate [Published Daily Maverick - Aug 27 2014]
Thuli Madonsela, ANC trade blows [Published Sunday World South Africa - Aug 26 2014]
25 South African opposition MPs risk suspension... [Published NewsTimeAfrica - Aug 26 2014]
Brains under the red beret [Published News24 - Aug 26 2014]
Ministers insult Parliament under Baleka Mbete’... [Published City Press - Aug 26 2014]
Thuli Madonsela takes to Twitter, schools ANC o... [Published Memeburn.com - Aug 26 2014]
ANC questions 'suspicious' timing of Madonsela'... [Published Eye Witness News - Aug 26 2014]
Thuli Madonsela takes to Twitter, schools ANC o... [Published News 100 - Aug 26 2014]
EFF conduct to be investigated [Published iafrica.com - Aug 26 2014]
Zuma will face protest until he pays [Published South Africa Star - Aug 26 2014]
ANC big guns to serve on forum to police Parlia... [Published Security.co.za - Aug 26 2014]
SA: Statement by James Selfe, DA’s Federal Exec... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 26 2014]
Nqakula denies that Parly is avoiding accountab... [Published SABC - Aug 26 2014]
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What’s at stake in the South African and Malawi... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - May 06 2014]
Max Lawson , Oxfam’s Head of Advocacy and Public Policy, reflects on impending elections in South Africa and Malawi Malawi and South Africa’s election cycle is identical.  Both had their first democratic multi-party elections 20 years ago this month.  ...
20 Years of Freedom: Elections and captured pol... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - May 05 2014]
Recent public commentary has celebrated the virtues of a competitive electoral market in South Africa. The common argument is that the emergence of new political formations on the electoral landscape provides space for increased competition to have a ...
20 Years of Freedom: Zackie Achmat on South Afr... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - May 01 2014]
Throughout the 2000s, Zackie Achmat led what was probably the most recognizable multi-class, mass social movement in South Africa, outside of the wide support enjoyed by the ANC or its trade union ally. Though the Treatment Action Campaign openly clashed ...
#SouthAfricaVotes: The post-1994 power brokers ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Apr 27 2014]
On May 7th South Africans go to the polls to vote for national and provincial representatives (the majority party gets to pick the President and the Cabinet). In the lead up to the election, we’ll carry a few pieces. The series starts today, the 20th ...
Corruption in South Africa: Nkandla in the wind [Published The Economist - Middle East & Africa - Apr 10 2014]
Zuma says he’s spotless“I AM often asked by people from India and Russia, ‘Why do you worry?’”, says David Lewis, head of Corruption Watch, a privately funded watchdog based in Johannesburg. Why indeed? South Africa sits in the middle of international ...
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