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Parents ‘key to best grade 12 results’

For the past four years, the matric results in Tshwane South has been the leading district in Gauteng. The formula to success has been involving the parents The post Parents ‘key to best grade 12 results’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Western Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Top Six, South Africa (country, Class Of 2020, Grade 12, Tshwane South, 2020 Matric Results, Fezile Dabi District, Hilda Kekana, Metro North district, Motheo district, Thabo Mofutsanyana district, Top Performing District


Class of 2020 produces ‘quality passes’ — Motshekga

The minister of basic education released the 2020 matric results on Monday, announcing that the overall pass rate has declined from 2019 The post Class of 2020 produces ‘quality passes’ — Motshekga appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Results, Western Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Openaccess, Northern Cape, Motshekga, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Top Six, Panyaza Lesufi, Debbie Schafer, Zamani Saul, Basic Education, Matric


Asbestos case: More charges in store for Magashule

Three more people have been arrested, bringing the total of accused to 15, who will appear in the Mangaung magistrate’s court today The post Asbestos case: More charges in store for Magashule appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Asbestos, Free State, National Prosecuting Authority, Tender, Integrity Commission, Mangaung, Top Six, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Edwin Sodi, Olly Mlamleli, “step Aside”, Mangaung magistrate court


With 50 more charges, Magashule gets August court date

The ANC secretary-general hints he will cling to his post after he appeared in the Bloemfontein magistrate’s court The post With 50 more charges, Magashule gets August court date appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, High Court, Free State, Openaccess, ANC, National Prosecuting Authority, Bloemfontein, Top Six, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Sipho Ngwema, Asbestos Scandal, Albertus Venter, Magistrate’s Court, Thabiso Makepe, Thabiso Molikoe


ANC’s eThekwini region says party must back Magashule and Zuma

The eThekwini branches say they will engage the party’s regional and national structures to prevent Magashule and Zuma’s ‘persecution’ The post ANC’s eThekwini region says party must back Magashule and Zuma appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Jacob Zuma, Free State, ANC, African National Congress, Zuma, Magashule, Factions, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Ethekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, Mzomuhle Dube, Mdumiseni Ntuli, ‘stand Aside’ Rule, Subs-only


Magashule: ‘Leave President Zuma alone’

More salvos are fired in the ANC over Zuma’s refusal to testify at the Zondo commission, as ruled by the ConCourt The post Magashule: ‘Leave President Zuma alone’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Jacob Zuma, Money Laundering, Free State, Constitutional Court, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Zuma, Top Six, Ace Magashule, Zondo, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, State Capture


Schools are geared up for 2021

Covid disrupted the 2020 academic year but catchup plans have been hatched in the nine provinces, including extra lessons, earlier class times, and subject-specific boot camps The post Schools are geared up for 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, South Africa, Parliament, Free State, Gauteng, Angie Motshekga, Top Six, Basic Education, COVID, Covid19, Matrics, Provinces, Matriculation


ANC battle now moves to the regional and provincial conferences

Ace Magashule will appear before the ANC’s integrity committee this weekend. After that, all eyes will be on next year’s conferences to see who will win the fight for control of the party The post ANC battle now moves to the regional and provincial conferences appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, NEC, Free State, National Executive Committee, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, Magashule, Integrity Commission, Top Six, Supra Mahumapelo, Zandile Gumede, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country


Q&A Sessions: Frank Chikane on the rainbow where colours never meet

Reverend Frank Chikane has just completed six years as the chairperson of the Kagiso Trust. He speaks about corruption, his children’s views and how churches can be mobilised The post Q&A Sessions: Frank Chikane on the rainbow where colours never meet appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Education, Race, Jacob Zuma, Farmers, Race Relations, Churches, Free State, ANC, Thabo Mbeki, Cyril Ramaphosa, Kagiso, Rainbow Nation, Frank Chikane, Schabir Shaik


‘Probe Free State tenders under Magashule’

A centralised procurement programme in the province allegedly operated under the former premier The post ‘Probe Free State tenders under Magashule’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Free State, ANC, African National Congress, Siu, Magashule, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Ace Magashule, Mxolisi Dukwana, South Africa (country, ANC Free state


‘Let ANC deal with its leaders facing corruption charges,’ Ramaphosa tells parliament

The president was answering questions before parliament, where he also told the EFF to allow the courts to decide on the matter of the CR17 bank statements The post ‘Let ANC deal with its leaders facing corruption charges,’ Ramaphosa tells parliament appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Eff, Parliament, Free State, Julius Malema, DA, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, John Steenhuisen, Ramaphosa, Bloemfontein, Top Six, Jessie Duarte, Paul Mashatile, Bongani Bongo


Ace Magashule stays put despite corruption charges

The ANC secretary general has not offered to stand aside, despite the recent NEC ruling The post Ace Magashule stays put despite corruption charges appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, NEC, Free State, ANC, African National Congress, Top Six, ANC NEC, Luthuli House, Jessie Duarte, Paul Mashatile, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Mzwandile Masina, Carl Niehaus, Edwin Sodi


These Close Races Will Decide The Senate, and The Future Of Our Rights

These Close Races Will Decide The Senate, and The Future Of Our Rights United States of America  – -(AmmoLand.com)- Control of the Senate is a huge deal. With control of the Senate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has done an amazing job of confirming judges in the appellate courts who would uphold our Second Amendment rights – as well as the First Amendment rights that are so essential to protecting the Second Amendment. A number of key Senate races could very well determine who will ...
Tags: Minnesota, Mississippi, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Colorado, Senate, Georgia, Reagan, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, United States, New Hampshire, Maine, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell


Free State branches gun for Ace

Parts of the provincial ANC will target their former premier, Magashule, and the Free State PEC in a rolling mass action campaign The post Free State branches gun for Ace appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Free State, ANC, Magashule, ANC NEC, Ace Magashule, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, Nkosinjani Speelman, Thabo Meeko, Edwin Sodi, Subs-only, Asbestos Scandal, Estina Dairy, Malebo Sekhopi Malebo


Dust erosion harms SA’s food bowl

If micronutrients are blown away and the soil dries, the Free State maize crop is threatened The post Dust erosion harms SA’s food bowl appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Drought, Agriculture, Food Security, Free State, UCT, Dust Storms, South Africa (country, Dust Plumes, Frank Eckardt, Windborne Dust


Why crooks are shivering in their boots

Ace Magashule’s anxiety has to do with the array of arrests of high-profile people facing fraud and corruption charges The post Why crooks are shivering in their boots appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Fraud, Money Laundering, Free State, Hawks, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Magashule, VBS, Top Six, Khomotso Phahlane, Ace Magashule, VBS Mutual Bank, South Africa (country, Edwin Sodi


Dihlabeng loses out in land ‘blunder’

The Free State municipality allegedly handed over responsibility for deciding who received state land to specific officials instead of an evaluation committee The post Dihlabeng loses out in land ‘blunder’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Free State, Farmland, Top Six, South Africa (country, Dihlabeng, Lindiwe Makhalema, Bid Adjudication Committee, Dihlabeng local municipality, Irregularities, Zandvallei Slabbert farm


How graft arrests came together

Learning from its failure to turn the Schabir Shaik conviction into one for Jacob Zuma, the state is now building an effective system for catching thieves. Khaya Koko, Sabelo Skiti and Paddy Harper take a look behind the scenes at how law enforcement agencies have started creating consequences for the corrupt The post How graft arrests came together appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Jacob Zuma, National, Free State, Openaccess, Hawks, National Prosecuting Authority, VBS, Top Six, Scorpions, Hein van der Merwe, Asset Forfeiture Unit, Ace Magashule, Schabir Shaik, Godfrey Lebeya, Paddy Harper


Q&A Sessions: Kimi Makwetu on when you hear the money ‘crying out for help’

The smoke signal comes from irregular expenditure and over the past seven years, there has been about R1.65-billion of it. Auditor general Kimi Makwetu tells Athandiwe Saba that this is when the squandered money cries for help The post Q&A Sessions: Kimi Makwetu on when you hear the money ‘crying out for help’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, National, Bribery, Asbestos, Free State, Openaccess, VBS, Annual Reports, Top Six, Vrede Dairy, Athandiwe Saba, Q&A Sessions, Kimi Makwetu, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Auditor General


What is the noise about Ace?

The Hawks have distanced themselves from a news report that the ANC’s secretary general Ace Magashule has been issued with a warrant of arrest The post What is the noise about Ace? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Free State, Openaccess, Hawks, ANC, Hangwani Mulaudzi, Top Six, Ace Magashule, Estina, Soccer World Cup, South Africa (country, Edwin Sodi, Vrede Dairy Farm


Hawks eye ANC politicians next

Top cop says more big players will be added to the list of accused as the state prepares to go to court The post Hawks eye ANC politicians next appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Investigations, Arrests, Asbestos, Free State, Openaccess, Hawks, ANC, Bloemfontein High Court, VBS, Top Six, Ace Magashule, Zondo, Godfrey Lebeya, Andile Ramavhunga, Florence Radzilani


Public protector clears Magashule, Joemat-Pettersson

Current ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has been cleared of allegations that he misled the Free State provincial legislature when he was premier of that province.  It follows a complaint by the Democratic Alliance’s Roy Jankielsohn, who asked the public protector to investigate whether Magashule lied about payments made for the funeral of health MEC Fundiswa […] The post Public protector clears Magashule, Joemat-Pettersson appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Free State, Openaccess, ANC, Democratic Alliance, Magashule, Top Six, Bantu Holomisa, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, Public Protector, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Central Energy Fund, Strategic Fuel Fund, Fundiswa Ngubentombi, Roy Jankielsohn


Hawks arrest Free State ‘asbestos project’ players

Businessman Edwin Sodi and senior civil servants are among those arrested over the R200-million theft of state funds The post Hawks arrest Free State ‘asbestos project’ players appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Investigations, National, Arrests, Asbestos, Free State, Openaccess, Hawks, Bloemfontein High Court, Top Six, Zondo, Godfrey Lebeya, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, State Capture, Public Finance Management Act, state capture inquiry (Zondo Commission


Free state municipality gets a paint job instead of water services

Maluti-A-Phofung council report wants former municipal manager to pay back the money he spent on communications company that was meant to establish a call centre for the QwaQwa community The post Free state municipality gets a paint job instead of water services appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Water, National, Free State, Water Crisis, Call Centre, Lindiwe Sisulu, The Editors Picks, QwaQwa, Tenders, Sedibeng Water, Dots Design Agency, Financial Irregularities, Kedibone Sentle, Maluti-A-Phofung municipality, Mosa Likobo, Teboho Mopeloa


Dear Mr President, all racists should be treated equally

The ANC creates the impression that racism is tolerated and acceptable when perpetrated by its members The post Dear Mr President, all racists should be treated equally appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Racism, Free State, Openaccess, ANC, Penny Sparrow, Top Six, Vicki Momberg, Adam Catzavelos, South Africa (country, Nkosinjani Speelman, Matjhabeng


Municipality won’t remove former mayor, despite home affairs demands

The department is fighting with a small Free State town, which it accuses of continuing to employ an illegal immigrant The post Municipality won’t remove former mayor, despite home affairs demands appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Lesotho, Free State, ANC, Department of Home Affairs, Andries Tatane, Immigration Act, Clocolan, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Ficksburg, Krog Mokhuoane, Marquard, Nthateng Maoke, Senekal


Auditor-general’s report reveals the municipalities where the money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered. The post Auditor-general’s report reveals the municipalities where the money goes to waste appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: North West, National, Municipalities, Free State, Kimi Makwetu, The Editors Picks, Auditor General, Lekwa Municipality, Municipal Finance Management Act, Thembekile Kimi Makwetu


Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality The post Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Fraud, National, Bethlehem, Free State, African National Congress, Democratic Alliance, Woolworths, Cyril Ramaphosa, Economic Freedom Fighters, Nandos, The Editors Picks, Dihlabeng, Dihlabeng municipality, Lindiwe Makhalema, Melissa Molehe


Racist mayor extends his leave

The Free State ANC blames lockdown for no disciplinary action against Nkosinjani Speelman The post Racist mayor extends his leave appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, National, Free State, ANC, National Defence Force, Luthuli House, South Africa (country, Matjhabeng Municipality, Nkosinjani Speelman, Sipho Manese


Luthuli House stands aside as racist Free State mayor carries on in role

Welkom mayor Nkosinjani Speelman has allegedly been continuing to perform his duties, despite his ‘suspension’ The post Luthuli House stands aside as racist Free State mayor carries on in role appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Article, Racism, Municipalities, Free State, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Welkom, Luthuli House, Factions, Ace Magashule, Pule Mabe, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks