This time last week, we told you all about how the VIP protection unit had racked up massive speeding fines well in excess of R100 000. Public reaction wasn’t exactly favourable, and the waiver of the penalties was questioned by a lot of people. Government took the opportunity on Sunday to clarify the legal position.
It’s about monitoring and enforcing adherence to the “government brand”, Manyi says. The advertising of all government departments would likely be centralised in his office very soon. The predictable news emerged while Manyi was speaking at a community media indaba on Saturday.
We all have our lapses of judgment. But some of us make such horrendously poor decisions that one simply has to ask, “What were they on?”. Every week we bring you three contenders in what can only be described as a battle of small wits. So, with great pleasure we present this week’s three La [...]
As if gangsterism in the Western Cape wasn’t bad enough, I was as shocked as anyone to find out that Planning Minister, and former Minister of Finance, Trevor Manuel is a hardened gangster whose open letter accusing Jimmy Manyi of being a racist, may have unleashed the full wrath of Jacob Zuma’s best friend.
If you haven’t heard yet, government spokesman, Jimmy Manyi said recently that he thinks that there is an oversupply of coloured folk in the Western Cape, and that perhaps it is best if they’d shift around a bit. He made the remarks on kykNET last year when he said: “So this over-concentration of coloureds in the Western Cape is not working for them.”