While the ANC was busy pointing fingers at Thuli Madonsela for leaking the Nkandla report, South Africa slipped to its lowest-ever spot on the global corruption charts.
Public protector, Thuli Madonsela, has come through with the goods yet again. This time, they come in the form of three damning reports that expose gross misconduct, deceit, unlawful acts and outright corruption at the highest level of government.
Tony Ehrenreich is South African trade-unionist and regional secretary of the Western Cape region of COSATU. He’s also a social media badass, and has absolutely no time for you if you have more tweets than followers. Check this out.
Meet Loyiso Nkohla. Loyiso is the ANC councillor for Ward 98 in Khayelitsha, and a member of the Cape Town provincial Health Portfolio Committee. Loyiso is the man who may be responsible for the riots in Cape Town’s CBD today. This last weekend, Nkohla addressed a gathering of residents in Nyanga’s KTC Hall. The meeting [...]
Elections are fast approaching, and those among us who have dodged democratic apathy will soon be queuing outside toll booths across South Africa, in an attempt to make our great country better. As with any election, this one will come with as much pre-election hype as it will post-election hype. As part of the hype, we have people like Stephen Grootes who predict that the ANC will win by a landslide 61%.
There is a lot going on in the news at the mo with regards to the rollout of this new ‘E-toll’ vibe. The DA even ran billboards mocking the ANC. Watch this video to get to grips with the whole thing.
Guess who’s behind those e-toll billboards? Gupta wedding guests were on their way to Zuma. Twitter investors buy wrong stock – price soars. Price Harry set to marry. China: 417,000 evacuated. Syria chemical weapon destruction begins. Kid sneaks on plane – goes to Vegas.
Well, this is just delightful. An outspoken but thus-far anonymous critic of the e-Tolls system in Johannesburg has erected massive advertising-grade billboards on the side of the N1 and N3, reading “E-tolls. Proudly brought to you by the ANC.”
The South African Minister Of Arts And Culture is a super frugal guy. His department spent R3,125 to hire the P-meister an Audi A5 for a total of two days last year. Our selfless servant of the people put the luxury sedan to excellent use, and drove a staggering 1,000 metres in it for the 48 hours in which it was in his department’s hire.
Ariel Castro hanged himself. Attempt made to burn down ANC headquarters. Senators back Obama. Russia warns citizens about traveling to US. 3 changes to Bok side. Rodman heading back to North Korea. ’50 shades’ fans upset about cast. E-cig makers go to war.
The Democratic Alliance is claiming that 50 ANC members in the Western Cape defected to their party this weekend at a community meeting in Kraaifontein.
Blackberry for sale. Sales Assistant says Oprah is lying. England win Ashes. Dan Carter out. ANC Councillor shot dead. Whitey Bulger found guilty. Justin Bieber sings naked for his gran [pics]. Norway’s PM pretends to be cab driver.
Reports have surfaced of a 58-year-old man being arrested in Cape Town on Sunday for driving while under the influence. Die Burger claims this man was ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni.
Zuma uses Mandela hospital for election rally. Mandela trying to open eyes. Obama will not send jets to intercept Snowden. Wikileaks volunteer was FBI informant. Italian fashion boss’s crashed plane found. Google is developing games console and smartwatch.
If you missed the Mail & Guardian Newsroom show on 2oceansvibe Radio, don’t dispair. We have the podcast of this week’s Mail & Guardian Newsroom show for your analytical pleasure. Feel free to listen on the page, or download for later listening. The past weekend saw the launch of a few new political parties, one being Mamphela Ramphele’s [...]
Sopranos final-scene table ‘reserved.’ ANC Chief Whip sacked. One Million march in Brazil. A jet is ready to fly Snowden to Iceland. Instagram launches video. New virus more deadly than SARS. 50 Shades movie gets director..
A Twitter account calling itself Anonymous Africa has taken credit for taking the official ANC website, ancy.org.za offline with a dedicated denial of service (DDOS) attack this morning.
ANC threaten to boycott cell networks over DA campaign. Zuckerberg denies knowledge of PRISM. Marilyn Manson dedicates song to Paris Jackson, simulates slitting wrists. Guess how old Johnny Depp is? Mandela spends 3rd night in hospital.
“Apartheid South Africa looked after white people and nobody else. Now some of its white communitites face a level of deprivation, or of violence, which threatens their future in the country,” said John Simpson, BBC World Affairs Editor.
If you didn’t catch Sunday’s media briefing on the Gupta report, you missed nothing. It was the usual bullshit smokescreen and blame-shifting game we’ve grown accustomed to. The ANC/Gupta mafia closes in on a media-free utopia.
Missing kids found a decade later – alive. Gupta drama is dividing ANC. North Korea chills out. Facebook joins Fortune 500. YouTube launching pay channels. Lauren Hill jailed. Film critics punish Great Gatsby. Harry let’s slip baby gender.
Zuma and co. described Nelson Mandela as being in good shape, but he is clearly not. According to news24, the ANC and SABC are facing a ‘backlash,’ following the release of this footage.
DA launches new campaign. Gang steals rhino horns from museum. Gwyneth voted most hated celeb. Elvis impersonator charged over poison letter sent to Obama. Guess how much cash Google has on hand? They found 3 new earths. Kind of.
They reckon they have the Boston bomber. Armstrong 1999 tests had banned substances. ANC unveils plan to court ‘clever blacks.’ North Korea changing their tune. New microbatteries the key for electronics. 345k dead people on Zim voters’ roll.
Trevor Manuel says government should stop blaming apartheid. NKorea says ‘moment of explosion’ is near. Norway schools reschedule exams to accommodate Justin Bieber. They’re making a catholic sex abuse film. Jay Leno replaced. 200 rhinos killed this year.
Total Bitcoin value passes $1 billion. Pope mentions NKorea during Easter message. ANC says M&G are ‘pissing on graves’ of our troops. SA born ‘Pope of Pop’ dies. More Bieber drama. Ex-Rwanda king living in poverty in US. Gosling flips out.
President, Jacob Zuma, while speaking at a Human Rights Day commemoration ceremony in Mbekwini township yesterday, said South Africans should stop criticizing its country and its economy. “We need to take a more balanced view of our country.” Zuma called on South Africans “to make our country attractive to both foreign and local investors”, urging [...]
SA cardinal says pedophilia is not a criminal condition. Bowie’s new album goes to number 1. ANC disbands Youth League Executive. Soccer star gets life ban for Nazi salute. First F1 of the year was a thriller in Melbourne. US company gets license to print 3D guns. Sharks embarrassed.