Nkandla (South Africa)

Type: City
Name: Nkandla (South Africa)
Country: South Africa
population: 2,608
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Conspiracies, plots and reactionary forces: Who is out to get Zuma and Malema?

If political talk is to be believed, there are two parallel conspiracies against two leading political figures in the country: President Jacob Zuma and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. One is driven by people in the state and one is driven ... [Published Daily Maverick - 6 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Process in Parliament’s hands: protector

The outcome of recommendations made by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her report on the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home was no longer in her hands, she said on Tuesday.“Going forward... I will leave the process in the hands of Parliament, ... [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

POLITICS

Has the EFF stolen the DA’s thunder in Parliament, even to the point where it is increasingly being seen as the ‘real’ opposition? We asked a few political experts for their verdicts.Bluster, bravado and swagger can make for pretty good entertainment—especially ... [Published Leadership Online - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Africa: Church Disaster a Test for Relations Between Africa's Big Powers

South Africa and Nigeria have to work together for many continental initiatives to really take off: by all accounts, it is one of the most important relationships to take Africa forward.Recently, however, the already strained relations between Africa's ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Sh*t the EFF will do: Go rogue

In the latest installment of an occasional series, RICHARD POPLAK considers the implications of the EFF saying ‘Thanks, but no thanks’, surrendering their electoral representation in the National Assembly, and going rogue.Night Slasher: You want to go ... [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 30 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Midday Report Live Blog 30th September 2014

Coming up on Midday Report today...Julius Malema is accused of corruption relating to several tenders that were issued by the Limpopo provincial government amid claims that he has been funding his lifestyle through these payments. Malema has said that ... [Published 567 CapeTalk - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

South Africa: Parliament reeling as opposition parties defy ruling ANC

Tension between South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) and the country’s leading opposition parties reached new lows with the role of the Public Protector under question, PANA reported from here. This is after opposition parties walked ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Price of Protecting the President (Page 1 of 2)

Photo: Gripen[1] Two of the Swedish aircraft whose purchase helped trigger South Africa's arms deal scandal. analysisBy Judith FebruaryIf the African National Congress (ANC) had its way, it will be the bureaucrats and contractors who will pay the ultimate ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Accumulated issues are building up against Zuma – court cases may be inevitable

It is a week of corruption-related intrigues and manoeuvring, among other questionable things, in South Africa. First The Sunday Times has revealed some more damning allegations against President Jacob Zuma regarding his alleged involvement in arms deal ... [Published Polity.org.za - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 29/09/2014

3rd round of celebrity private nude pics leaked. Celebrities included in “The Fappening 3″ leaks on 4Chan and Reddit include Cara Delevingne, Anna Kendrick, and more images of Jennifer Lawrence. Others include Misty May-Treanor, Alexandra Chando, Kelli ... [Published News 100 - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 4 reports

Presidency responds to media reports – refutes alegations

“The presidency has noted the allegations that have been repeated in the Sunday Times…There is nothing new in the allegations,” said presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj.He was responding to a Sunday Times newspaper article that detailed allegations of ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 5 reports

Zuma ‘cannot be held liable for misspending’

Cape Town - The ANC on Thursday said President Jacob Zuma could not be held liable for misspending on his Nkandla home, nor made to refund the money, prompting the opposition to threaten to withdraw from the parliamentary committee looking into the c ... [Published IOL - Sep 26 2014]

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They called for the minister to institute a class action against TB Joshua and to investigate "the assistance of the South African government and the cooperation of the Nigerian government in as far as the tragedy is concerned."
The reports state that "around R22-billion was lost in the 2009/10 financial year, R4.9-billion was lost in 2010/11 while R3.8-billion was lost in the 2011/12 period. The figure was R3.1-billion in 2012/13 and R600-million in the last year. Around R1.1-billion was lost to fraudulent activities" . This is clearly a long tradition, a way of life and a consistent history of the kleptomania of the ANC government...
"If you have to lead society then you need to lead by example, which means you need to get your own house in order, and I think this is what we have been engaged in, in almost all the meetings."
PJ Powers on Here I Am: "It Was Hard to Write About the People I Hurt"

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Process in Parliament’s hands: protector [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
Conspiracies, plots and reactionary forces: Who... [Published Daily Maverick - 6 hours ago]
ANC will stop at nothing to keep Zuma in the clear [Published Times Live South Africa - 10 hours ago]
Berets, boerewors and bravado: Malema makes bri... [Published Daily Maverick - 10 hours ago]
POLITICS [Published Leadership Online - 15 hours ago]
Africa: Church Disaster a Test for Relations Be... [Published AllAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
Midday Report Live Blog 30th September 2014 [Published 567 CapeTalk - 22 hours ago]
EFF: Nkandla ad hoc committee a mere study group [Published Daily News Bulletin - Sep 30 2014]
Crime? What crime? [Published City Press - Sep 30 2014]
Sh*t the EFF will do: Go rogue [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 30 2014]
The Price of Protecting the President (Page 1 o... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
South Africa: Parliament reeling as opposition ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 29 2014]
ANC govt characterised by chronic kleptomania -... [Published Politicsweb - Sep 29 2014]
Accumulated issues are building up against Zuma... [Published Polity.org.za - Sep 29 2014]
ANC says no discussion about leadership change [Published City Press - Sep 29 2014]
No discussion about leadership change: ANC [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - Sep 29 2014]
Is The ANC Serious About ‘Radical Economic Tran... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 29 2014]
Consumers Will Foot The Bill For SA-Russia Nucl... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 29 2014]
PJ Powers on Here I Am: "It Was Hard to Write A... [Published Books Live - Sep 29 2014]
Authorities Closer To Identifying Deceased Sout... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 29 2014]
Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 29/09/2014 [Published News 100 - Sep 29 2014]
The Zuma poser: Will Nkandla break Parliament a... [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 29 2014]
Tall Thales: Sunday Times Arms Deal exposé dril... [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 29 2014]
For an Independent Prosecutor [Published This Day Online - Sep 29 2014]
28 September 2014 - IFPYB Says South Africa is ... [Published Noodls - Sep 28 2014]
Presidency responds to media reports – refutes ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 28 2014]
‘They’re’ out to get us – ANC [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 28 2014]
'They're' out to get us: ANC [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 28 2014]
‘Don’t draw us into Nkandla cover-up’ [Published IOL - Sep 28 2014]
Jacob Zuma sacrifices our Constitution – Julius... [Published City Press - Sep 28 2014]
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Media Statistics of ROI Africa: Breaking Down C... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 15 2014]
Pretoria, South Africa, September 15, 2014 --( PR.com )-- During the last year, Tonya Khoury, MD of ROi Africa, has established herself as one of the most credible sources for media monitoring statistics in South Africa. Since the funeral of former ...
South Africa and its parliament: Red-letter day [Published The Economist - Middle East & Africa - Aug 28 2014]
THE opening of South Africa’s parliament is always a glitzy affair: podgy politicians strut before the cameras in local garb, ball-gowns and slick suits. It helps enliven an otherwise dull assembly, where the African National Congress (ANC) has held ...
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 ...
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