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Zuma briefs family on exit

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President Jacob Zuma is set to convene a family gathering at his Mahlamba Ndlopfu residence in Pretoria this weekend to inform them of his decision to step down as head of state. “He (Zuma) is meeting with his family in Pretoria this weekend to discuss his exit plan. Depending on the outcome of this meeting,
Source: The New Age

UP bans private accommodation

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THE University of Pretoria (UP) banned a private owned student accommodation from its list of residences due to lack of transformation and won’t be participating in its upcoming events. The Sonop residence apparently doesn’t meet the university’s transformation quota, accommodating black students in only six out of 160 residences of Sonop remains predominantly Afrikaans and
Source: The New Age

New interim rulers to be announced

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THE new temporary leadership of the ANC in the Free State may be announced today when the national executive committee (NEC) visits the province. This follows after the recently elected NEC said on the weekend that the ANC provincial executive committees (PEC) in the Free State had been suspended and interim structure aimed at uniting
Source: The New Age

I’m a crossfire victim – Koko

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FORMER Eskom acting chief executive Matshela Koko claims to have been a “crossfire” victim in a war of attrition at the power utility in an affidavit he will submit today before Parliament’s inquiry into corporate governance at the state-owned enterprise. In his explosive submission, Koko outlines how corruption allegations against him have had a negative
Source: The New Age

Eskom Group Capital head Prish Govender resigns

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Eskom’s acting head of Group Capital Prish Govender has resigned with immediate effect. Govender’s resignation comes a day after Chief Financial Officer Anoj Singh handed in his resignation letter. Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe confirmed Govender’s resignation.   ALERT: Eskom’s acting head of Group Capital, Mr Prish Govender tendered his resignation today. He resigned with immediate
Source: The New Age

Unisa remain open for salary negotiations

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Unisa Management has announced that they remain open for salary negotiations with their staff members. This follows a protest by National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) members demanding 12% salary increment. The members threatened to go on an unending strike if their demands are not met by the university’s management. The university had
Source: The New Age

Another Gauteng Health official implicated in Life Esidimeni tragedy resigns

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The suspended Gauteng director of mental health Dr Makgabo Manamela has resigned on Monday. Manamela has quits following the deaths of 143 psychiatric patients who were transferred from Life Esidimeni facilities to unregistered non-governmental organisations [NGOs]. Manamela also appeared before the Life Esidimeni arbitration process to explain her role in the whole Esidimeni tragedy. Also
Source: The New Age

ANCYL dismayed by Hoerskool Overvaal incident

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The ANC Youth League has condemned police action at Hoerskool Overvaal. Earlier today police fired rubber bullets injuring several people who were protesting outside the school demanding admission for English speaking students. Last week, the school won an application to reverse a decision by the North Gauteng High Court to register 55 more students at
Source: The New Age

Mbalula to introduce ‘the regionalisation plan’

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Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says the country is dealing with serious violent crimes, organised crimes and corruption in the public and private sectors. He says that this requires that the head of DPCI be alive to the complexity of the 21st Century criminality. “We need a technologically savvy criminal justice system that refuses to live
Source: The New Age

‘SABC has not hired COO’

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The heated issue regarding the SABC’s alleged appointment of a new chief operating officer (COO) still drew various comments yesterday, with the Department of Communications emphasising it was yet to be consulted. This was in accordance with an order issued last month by the North Gauteng High Court. Following media reports on Sunday claiming the
Source: The New Age

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