[Nyasa Times] Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has appealed to South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa to end xenophobic attacks on Malawians raging in Durban which have forced many to seek shelter in community halls, mosques and police stations.
[News24Wire] The commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday heard how the Bosasa group, now known as Global African Operations, used a dormant company to increase its costs and to address the assessed loss of millions of rands, for tax purposes.
[Deutsche Welle] South Africa’s government is bailing out the bankrupt state-owned electricity provider Eskom. But the company’s restructuring plans are still too vague, critics say. And power cuts persist.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he intends to proclaim May 8 as the date of the 2019 general elections.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s latest pursuit of truth has gone up a gear as it enters a new phase in which the stakes are raised for all the protagonists. After a slow start last year, a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has received startling evidence over the past two weeks. Granular detail has been provided about corrupt payments over the past decade to a long list of senior African National Congress (ANC) politicians and government officials.
[News24Wire] South Africans must take ownership of the state and make it work for their benefit, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday while speaking at Reconciliation Day celebrations in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the arrest of local government officials who “put personal greed ahead of the interest of our people”.
[ISS] After an almost five-year delay, the Randburg Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg last week finally launched an inquest into the murder of Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s former spymaster Colonel Patrick Karegeya.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa called on MPs to live up to the ideal of non-racialism after the EFF attacked other opposition MPs during Tuesday’s sitting of the National Assembly.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended the NPA’s Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi pending the outcome of an inquiry into their fitness for office.