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Mbeki tells ANC that land without compensation goes against the party’s Freedom Charter

‘This would be a very serious disincentive to investment,’ says Thabo Mbeki in a document arguing that the ANC should not proceed with the Constitutional amendment of section 25 The post Mbeki tells ANC that land without compensation goes against the party’s Freedom Charter appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Economy, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Agriculture, Land, Constitution, Transformation, Land Reform, ANC, Thabo Mbeki, Mbeki, Cyril Ramaphosa, Economic Freedom Fighters, Mathews Phosa, Top Six


Micro-hydropower lights up an Eastern Cape village

There is hidden potential for small hydropower plants in South Africa The post Micro-hydropower lights up an Eastern Cape village appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Renewable Energy, South Africa, International Union For Conservation Of Nature, Hydropower, Eastern Cape, University of Pretoria, Rural Communities, Eastern Cape village, Department Of Science And Innovation, Subs-only, Jay Bhagwan, Water Research Commission, Hydropower Atlas, Kwa-Madiba, Marco van Dijk


MK committee to look into Gupta influence in military veteran’s association

Party insiders say a report on the Guptas’ association with leaders of the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans’ Association will help rid the structure of Jacob Zuma’s most loyal allies The post MK committee to look into Gupta influence in military veteran’s association appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Jacob Zuma, National Executive Committee, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Gupta, Kebby Maphatsoe, MKMVA, Tony Yengeni, NWC, Carl Niehaus, Subs-only, National Working Committee, Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans ' Association, Gregory Nthatisi, MK National Council


Bloated Sassa to make staff cuts

The social security agency has ‘lost’ R2-billion on unnecessary salaries and through wasteful expenditure The post Bloated Sassa to make staff cuts appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, National, Hawks, Siu, Lindiwe Zulu, Sassa, South African Social Security Agency, State Attorney, Social Grants, Irregular Expenditure, Tenders, Subs-only, Mziwonke Mekuto, Peter Mama, Totsie Memela Khambula, Fruitless Expenditure


SANDF’s ‘dignity’ comes with a R200mn price tag

Find out about the SANDF’s new uniform, which is costing taxpayers close to R200-million, while mission-critical equipment is not maintained The post SANDF’s ‘dignity’ comes with a R200mn price tag appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Parliament, Puma, SANDF, Armscor, Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research, South African National Defence Force, Peacekeeping, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Subs-only, Medium-term Expenditure Framework, Army Uniform Improvement Project, Kobus Marais, Mafi Mgobozi, Minister Of Defence


Q&A Sessions: From sangomas to the world’s biggest stages, John Kani has seen it all

His father took him to isangoma when he wanted to be an actor. Today Dr John Kani is revered the world over. He tells Athandiwe Saba about his passions The post Q&A Sessions: From sangomas to the world’s biggest stages, John Kani has seen it all appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Marvel, Author, South Africa, Actor, National, Detention, Acting, The Island, Director, Captain America, Black Panther, The Lion King, Apartheid, Rafiki, New Brighton, Playwright


Revealed: R2.7bn in wasted funds is reason for protests

The auditor general paints a dire picture of Mangaung’s finances The post Revealed: R2.7bn in wasted funds is reason for protests appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, South Africa, Protests, National, Free State, Irregular, Mangaung, Top Six, Auditor General, Subs-only, GladAfrica, Bus Rapid Transit System, Fruitless And Wasted Expenditure, Qondile Khedama, Tankiso Mea, Unauthorised Expenditure


Roshan Morar’s fingers in every pie, including KZN education and SAA

The controversial auditor’s firm seconded staff to run the education department’s finance offices for more than 15 years. What’s more, former KZN education director general Cassius Lubisi is the audit firm’s new chair The post Roshan Morar’s fingers in every pie, including KZN education and SAA appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, National, Pic, SAA, Siu, KZN, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Public Investment Corporation, Roshan Morar, Subs-only, Amakhono Capital, Enoch Nzama, Morar Incorporated


‘People feel they have a stake in SAA’ — Gidon Novick

Interest in the beleaguered national carrier, which has received billions of rands in public funding, means criticism is inevitable The post ‘People feel they have a stake in SAA’ — Gidon Novick appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Air Travel, Lift, South African Airways, Eskom, Cyril Ramaphosa, SAA, Pravin Gordhan, Top Six, Cirium, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Subs-only, National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, Gidon Novick, Global Airways


Soweto teacher dismissed for the alleged repeated rape of a learner

The learner was 13 when the alleged rapes started, and they continued for two years until she asked to be moved to another school The post Soweto teacher dismissed for the alleged repeated rape of a learner appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Sexual Assault, Teachers, Rape, Schools, Soweto, Learners, Angie Motshekga, Top Six, Gauteng Department of Education, South Africa (country, Subs-only, Steve Mabona, Education Labour Relations Council, Coen Havenga, Employment Of Educators Act


First-of-its-kind rangeland atlas pushes for protection

Rangelands are ‘nature’s gift to humanity’, but have been overlooked, neglected The post First-of-its-kind rangeland atlas pushes for protection appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Water, Wildlife, International Union For Conservation Of Nature, United Nations Environment Programme, Ranchers, Paris Agreement, Biodiversity Loss, Top Six, World Wide Fund for Nature, Hunter-gatherers, Rangelands, Pastoralists, Subs-only, African savannas


The health minister is on the ropes for dodgy vibes as SIU zeros in

Mkhize’s request to take special leave left President Cyril Ramaphosa reeling, party insiders say The post The health minister is on the ropes for dodgy vibes as SIU zeros in appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Siu, Bheki Cele, Special Investigation Unit, Senzo Mchunu, Top Six, Ronald Lamola, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Snuki Zikalala, South Africa (country, Subs-only, Digital Vibes


Petro states: What happens when 30% of your national budget disappears in a decade?

As the demand for oil shrinks and prices collapse, Africa’s petro states — the likes of Angola, Nigeria, Egypt and Equatorial Guinea — will be left with massive holes in their budgets The post Petro states: What happens when 30% of your national budget disappears in a decade? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, ExxonMobil, Investment, Egypt, Pollution, Coal, Fossil Fuels, Budgets, Angola, Carbon Emissions, Equatorial Guinea, South Sudan, Oil Price, International Monetary Fund, World Bank


Intrusion of warmer Atlantic waters is causing ‘Atlantification’ of Arctic Ocean

Undeniable trend of declining ice in fragile polar region The post Intrusion of warmer Atlantic waters is causing ‘Atlantification’ of Arctic Ocean appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Atlantic, European Space Agency, Arctic sea ice, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Climate Crisis, Nick King, Climate Emergency, Subs-only, Atlantification, Environmental Futurist, Ice Regrowth, Warming Waters, Winter Sea Ice


Q&A Sessions: Meet Mokgadi Mabela — the DJ, beekeeper and mother delivering sweet, sweet honey from Native Nosi

Mokgadi Mabela is the bee lady whose love for good honey has blossomed into a business. She tells us about her genius dad and her late introduction to bees The post Q&A Sessions: Meet Mokgadi Mabela — the DJ, beekeeper and mother delivering sweet, sweet honey from Native Nosi appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Music, Reading, Anxiety, Bees, Farming, Faith, National, Honey, Djing, Bee Hives, Beekeeping, Q&A Sessions, Subs-only, Mokgadi Mabela, Native Nosi


Court to hear challenge to dissolution of Umgeni Water board

The water and sanitation minister allegedly acted beyond her powers, former board members argue The post Court to hear challenge to dissolution of Umgeni Water board appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Magasela Mzobe, Lindiwe Sisulu, Umgeni Water, South Africa (country, Umgeni Water Board, Visvin Reddy, Subs-only, Radical Economic Transformation


GDP, recession, JSE, rallying rand … these terms mean very little to unemployed South Africans. This is the real picture of our economy

The economy is not producing work, with many young adults working outside their fields of study or considering leaving the country as a result The post GDP, recession, JSE, rallying rand … these terms mean very little to unemployed South Africans. This is the real picture of our economy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Jobs, Education, Entrepreneurship, Finance, China, Recession, Internships, Economy, Teaching, University, Mining, Unemployment, Farming, Dubai, Economic recovery, Inflation


West Rand: ‘These mine dumps are destroying us’

Mining areas on the West Rand are ecologically dead because of poor rehabilitation The post West Rand: ‘These mine dumps are destroying us’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Asthma, Pollution, Water Pollution, Contamination, Kagiso, Top Six, Goldfields, Acid Mine Drainage, West Rand, South Africa (country, Mine Dumps, Subs-only, Federation for a Sustainable Environment, Mariette Liefferink, Artisanal Miners


Zuma’s last legal stand is still politics

Impugned prosecutor Billy Downer argues that even if the court agreed he was biased and removed him, this would still not spell an acquittal for Jacob Zuma The post Zuma’s last legal stand is still politics appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Jacob Zuma, Zuma, Thabo Mbeki, Supreme Court of Appeal, National Prosecuting Authority, Billy Downer, South Africa (country, Leonard McCarthy, Subs-only, Arms Deal Trial, Judge Piet Koen


Selecting ANC councillor before addressing interim body a recipe for disaster — KZN branches

Branch leaders in the Lower South Coast region have told the party that the regional task team has outstayed its term The post Selecting ANC councillor before addressing interim body a recipe for disaster — KZN branches appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Branches, ANC, African National Congress, PEC, KZN, Moerane Commission, Ace Magashule, Local Government Elections, South Africa (country, KwaZulu-Natal, Councillors, Mdumiseni Ntuli, Subs-only, Provincial Executive Committee, ANC PEC


Mayor and manager of Umsobomvu local municipality tag team in giving jobs to pals

An investigation into the Northern Cape municipality has uncovered multiple issues of alleged fraud, including nepotism and unauthorised salary hikes The post Mayor and manager of Umsobomvu local municipality tag team in giving jobs to pals appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Qualifications, Procurement, Northern Cape, Zamani Saul, HR Practices, Financial Misconduct, South Africa (country, Municipal Finance Management Act, South African Municipal Workers’ Union, Subs-only, Amos Mpela, Andile Mpela, Bentley Vass, Birtus Kapp


Dr Beyers Naudé municipality still employs sex offender

From harbouring sexual offenders, settling a near R4-million claim, to an investigation into maladministration, fraud and corruption; this is the Dr Beyers Naudé local municipality in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. The post Dr Beyers Naudé municipality still employs sex offender appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Parliament, Eastern Cape, Democratic Alliance, Scopa, Chief Financial Officer, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Standing Committee on Public Accounts, South Africa (country, Subs-only, Beyers Naudé local municipality, Samantha Graham-Maré, Sexual Offender, Xola Vincent Jack, Beyers Naudé, Graaff Reinet Eastern Cape The


Sassa official in fraud probe is promoted

Totsie Memela-Khambula has been accused of promoting a senior manager who is implicated in a R1.3m corruption probe The post Sassa official in fraud probe is promoted appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Fraud, National, Sassa, South Africa (country, Subs-only, Totsie Memela-Khambula, Mbeu Protection Services, MJ Communications, Paseka Letsatsi, Sonke Sibahle Projects, Wapras Trading and Projects


Mkhize to quit over Covid-19 scandal

Health minister will be gone within two weeks as SIU net closes, say associates The post Mkhize to quit over Covid-19 scandal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Investigation, Department Of Health, Cyril Ramaphosa, Siu, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Pule Mabe, South Africa (country, COVID-19, COVID, Subs-only, Special Investigative Unit, Digital Vibes


Politics interfering in CCMA work

The labour dispute resolution body says there is a growing trend of political parties and civil society organisations representing workers at hearings The post Politics interfering in CCMA work appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, H&m, Unemployment, Democratic Alliance, Economic Freedom Fighters, CCMA, Clicks, Thulas Nxesi, South Africa (country, Retrenchments, COVID-19, Michael Bagraim, Cameron Morajane, Subs-only, EFF labour desk, Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi


Musina-Makhado zone cut down to size but ‘it’s window-dressing’

Opponents claim the reduced metallurgical and energy cluster with a coal-fired power plant will still cause harm to the environment The post Musina-Makhado zone cut down to size but ‘it’s window-dressing’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Water, LEDA, Lisa Thompson, University of the Western Cape, Industrial Development, Solve, Ledet, Sez, Environment and Tourism, Centre For Environmental Rights, Subs-only, MMSEZ, Musina Makhado, Limpopo Economic Development Agency


Brothers implicated in NLC dubious payments take each other to court

National Lotteries Commission chief operating officer, who is also under investigation by the SIU, has now been charged with malicious damage to property after a fight with his brother and business partner The post Brothers implicated in NLC dubious payments take each other to court appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, NPO, National Prosecuting Authority, Siu, Phindi Louw, Special Investigation Unit, Non-profit Organisations, NLC, Randburg Magistrate, National Lottery Commission, Cosmo City, South Africa (country, Subs-only, Johannes Letwaba, William Elias Huma, National Lotteries Commission


Gordhan on SAA, political interference and moving SOEs out of his department

The minister addresses the future of the country’s state-owned entities and speculation they may be moved from his portfolio The post Gordhan on SAA, political interference and moving SOEs out of his department appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Corruption, Infrastructure, South African Airways, Democratic Alliance, Eskom, SAA, Pravin Gordhan, Gordhan, Inkatha Freedom party, Transnet, Denel, Ghaleb Cachalia, Department of Public Enterprises, Business Rescue, Phakamani Hadebe


Successive EC premiers ‘conceal’ missing R341m for housing

Hundreds of millions meant for much-needed housing development remains unaccounted for The post Successive EC premiers ‘conceal’ missing R341m for housing appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, EC, Eastern Cape, National Treasury, National Prosecuting Authority, Oscar Mabuyane, South Africa (country, Noxolo Kiviet, Human Settlements, Subs-only, Gaster Sharpley, Phumulo Masualle, Thanduxolo Zuka


Masondo ‘used Hawks to arrest me’

The politician’s former lover is suing him and the police for her ‘unlawful’ arrest, which suggests a pattern of abuse of state resources by powerful men The post Masondo ‘used Hawks to arrest me’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Abortion, National, Hawks, Democratic Alliance, National Prosecuting Authority, Mathews Phosa, Gerrie Nel, Bheki Cele, Malusi Gigaba, Godfrey Lebeya, David Masondo, Zak Yacoob, Subs-only, Ongama Mtimka, Andrew Whitfield, f AfriForum