Nkandla (South Africa)

Type: City
Name: Nkandla (South Africa)
Country: South Africa
population: 2,608
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The ‘disrupted’ state of our newsrooms… and news

Last year’s debut State of the Newsroom report postulated that South Africa’s media landscape was a “leaky ship facing strong headwinds but with an adventuring spirit”. This year the “newsroom ship battened down the hatches amid the gathering storm”.The ... [Published The Media Online - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Auditor-General of South Africa on audit outcomes of Department of Public Works

Office of Auditor General SA (AGSA)The AGSA delegation, comprised of Mr Lourens van Vuuren, Business Executive, Ms Dipallo Shea, Senior Manager, and Ms Ilze Slabbert, Senior Manager, presented the briefing on the audit outcomes of the Ministry of Public ... [Published Parliamentary Monitoring Group - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Zuma likens Nkandla to George airport, built for Apartheid leader PW Botha… yes, you read correctly

No, this isn’t a practical joke. President Jacob Zuma seems to think there’s nothing wrong with spending the taxpayer’s money to make improvements to his personal residence, because South Africa’s worst Apartheid leaders did something similar.");}At a ... [Published The South African - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 20/10/2014

Glorious headline from the Sunday Times. The ANC has confirmed that Zuma will avoid taking direct questions from opposition MPs until Julius Malema and his firebrand supporters have been tamed [ TimesLIVE ]5th Cape Town shopping mall robbery in the past ... [Published News 100 - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Behind the Irony Curtain: How SANRAL sparked an ‘upwising’ over e-tolls

Before the e-toll gantries went live a year ago, Max du Preez opined, “If I were living in Gauteng, I would have bought my e-tag and paid for my usage of the province’s toll roads… It took guts to order the hugely unpopular system to start just a few ... [Published Daily Maverick - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Public protector wins Transparency award

Public protector, Thuli Madonsela, was humbled to be selected the winner of Transparency International's Integrity Award for 2014, she said on Friday."I accept the accolade with deep humility on behalf of the Public Protector team, fellow integrity institutions ... [Published FTW Online - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

President Zuma, and nobody else, must pay back the Nkandla money

The DA rejects the notion that any person can pay back any portion of the R246 million public funds used for upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private residence at Nkandla, other than President Zuma himself.The comes after reports that KwaZulu-Natal ... [Published Noodls - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

‘We will pay for e-tolls when Zuma pays for Nkandla’

Over 200 people, led by Cosatu, today burned their e-toll bills on top of a mock casket at Sanral’s offices in Pretoria to demonstrate their unhappiness against the freeway improvement system.“When Zuma pays for Nkandla, we will pay for e-tolls,” said ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 3 reports

Woman who took on Jacob Zuma wins anti-corruption award

| By David Rogers Transparency International, the anti-corruption watchdog that tracks the probity of public authorities around the world, announced today that Thuli Madonsela, the public protector of South Africa, had been selected as the winner of its ... [Published Global Construction Review - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 3 reports

ANC has 'double standards'

The DA has accused the ruling party of having double standards when it comes to accountability in Parliament."The Democratic Alliance contends that the double standards of the ANC in Parliament is setting Parliament up to fail at equality of accountability," ... [Published iafrica.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Abertis Infraestructuras : Attacks on journalists and photographers increase

Reporters and especially photographers having a rough year, with a proliferation of assaults, incidents of intimidation and harassment recorded - an increase on the previous year.A total of 20 incidents have been recorded by Sanef and the Committee to ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nkandla Committee May Miss Report Deadline

The Parliamentary Committee established to investigate Nkandla is unlikely to complete its report by the 24 October deadline, said committee chairperson Cedric Frolick on Thursday. According to Frolick, the committee has requested more time to submit ... [Published SA Breaking News - Oct 16 2014]

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Ironic? As in "happening in a way contrary to what is expected, and typically causing wry amusement because of this"
"Its Integrity Awards were created in 2000 to recognise the courage and determination of the many individuals and organisations fighting corruption around the world."
"The president can't go to parliament when that parliament is a circus" African National Congress spokesman Zizi Kodwa is quoted as saying
JULIES extols the virtues of South Africa's fiscal and budgetary system and argues that earmarked taxes reduce the "integrity of the budget process due to reduced transparency and accountability"

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The ‘disrupted’ state of our newsrooms… and news [Published The Media Online - 7 hours ago]
Auditor-General of South Africa on audit outcom... [Published Parliamentary Monitoring Group - 7 hours ago]
Why does the ANC stand by its man? [Published IOL - 10 hours ago]
Protecting the Public [Published Brookings Institution - 21 hours ago]
Zuma likens Nkandla to George airport, built fo... [Published The South African - Oct 20 2014]
Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 20/10/2014 [Published News 100 - Oct 20 2014]
‘Times lies about Zuma’ [Published The New Age Online - Oct 20 2014]
Behind the Irony Curtain: How SANRAL sparked an... [Published Daily Maverick - Oct 20 2014]
Ebola’s rapid death march: It’s time we learnt [Published Daily Maverick - Oct 20 2014]
The Vanishing: Will Zuma duck or become a lame ... [Published Daily Maverick - Oct 19 2014]
Public protector wins Transparency award [Published FTW Online - Oct 19 2014]
DA asks Ramaphosa to intervene over Zuma answer... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 19 2014]
DA congratulates Portia Modise on 100 goal mile... [Published Democratic Alliance South Africa - Oct 19 2014]
President Zuma, and nobody else, must pay back ... [Published Noodls - Oct 19 2014]
South Africa's number one chicken story 'mislea... [Published Times Live South Africa - Oct 19 2014]
Sanral's e-toll line flies in face of logic and... [Published Times Live South Africa - Oct 18 2014]
Zuma Taking over from Mandela as Our Most Belov... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 18 2014]
‘We will pay for e-tolls when Zuma pays for Nka... [Published Citizen.co.za - Oct 18 2014]
Greedy folks abuse the Biblical verse on abundance [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 18 2014]
Almost 600 media retrenchments [Published Citizen.co.za - Oct 17 2014]
Woman who took on Jacob Zuma wins anti-corrupti... [Published Global Construction Review - Oct 17 2014]
Thuli Madonsela wins Transparency Award [Published Citizen.co.za - Oct 17 2014]
Madonsela To Receive ‘Person of Integrity’ Award [Published SA Breaking News - Oct 17 2014]
ANC has 'double standards' [Published iafrica.com - Oct 17 2014]
South Africa’s Public Protector Thuli Madonsela... [Published Transparency International - Oct 17 2014]
Six More Witnesses To Testify At EFF Hearing [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Oct 17 2014]
Extreme Weather Conditions Across SA [Published SA Breaking News - Oct 17 2014]
Canal Walk Targeted In Third Robbery [Published SA Breaking News - Oct 17 2014]
Sandstorm Blasts Joburg: As Told By Social Media [Published SA Breaking News - Oct 17 2014]
Seven Years Behind Bars For Corrupt Cop [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Oct 17 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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