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MTN, Netcare, Nokia, Eskom, Sassa and others to be investigated for fronting and contravention of BBBEE act – BBBEE Commission

BBBEE CommissionMEDIA RELEASE

 

DATE: 07 AUGUST 2017

 

TO: ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS

 

B-BBEE COMMISSION INITIATES INVESTIGATIONS INTO POSSIBLE FRONTING PRACTICES AND NON-COMPLIANCE WITH B-BBEE ACT (more…)

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The re-emergence of the coalition of the wounded – Yonela Diko

Yonela DikoIn 2005, then general secretary of Cosatu, Zwelinzima Vavi likened the overwhelming Zuma support towards the Polokwane Conference to a ‘tsunami’ that no one would be able to contain. Vavi would later, in a bilateral with ANC, apparently describe the Zuma support base as a coalition of the ‘walking wounded’. People with axes to grind because they felt that they too were victims of Mbeki’s machinisation, or perhaps, as some said, because they felt they had been denied access to the patronage, that inevitably trickles down, from high office. (Gevisser 2009

 

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SA business must own up to its part in corruption scandals – Mills Soko

Mills SokoThe #GuptaLeaks have exposed the involvement of big private corporations in the unfolding corruption scandal thus challenging the private sector to do some introspection.

South Africa is reeling from a string of scandals involving state owned enterprises and the Guptas, a family with close ties to President Jacob Zuma. A trove of recently leaked Gupta emails exposed the involvement of prominent businesses in the extensive corruption networks. Sibonelo Radebe asked Mills Soko to explain the implications of the scandals.

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Malema! South African Indians have suffered too – Narend Ganesh

Julius MalemaDurban North resident Narend Ganesh has penned an open letter to Julius Malema in the wake of the EFF leader’s comments about Indian South Africans. The comments were made during Malema’s speech at the EFF’s fourth anniversary celebrations at Curries Fountain stadium over the past weekend.

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Trevor Manuel, Blade Nzimande, Paul Mashatile and David Makhura are hypocrites – Carl Niehaus

Carl NiehausHypocritical attitudes won’t be allowed to prevail

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Cyril Ramaphosa campaign managed by an White only team

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‘Bossy’ whites anger Cyril backers

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Factions and the Crisis of Power – Andile Lungisa

Andile LungisaThe African National Congress, both as a liberation project and governing party, faces daunting challenges.

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ICC not the only instrument for balancing justice and reconciliation – Edna Molewa

Edna MolewaThe court was in essence forcing South Africa to choose between carrying out its obligations in terms of the Rome Statute and arresting a sitting Head of State while he was attending a summit as a guest of the African Union: a decision with far-reaching and potentially disastrous foreign policy implications.

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‘The house is burning’ – Ramaphosa

CyrilA passionate and charismatic Cyril Ramaphosa urged the SACP on Wednesday to remain in alliance with the ANC and Cosatu. The Deputy President slammed state capture and again urged for a commission of inquiry to be established.

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SACP invites Vavi and Jim to congress

Blade NzimandeMembers at the national gathering are in support of the South African Communist Party contesting elections

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