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More sabotage at Eskom as Hendrina power station cable is cut

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 May 2022
The cable is required to start a unit undergoing repairs ... Because these are all matters that ultimately impact every single person amongst the 60 million in South Africa,” he said. “The acts of the greedy, the corrupt, the bullying, the counter-revolutionary set back our progress as a democracy and stop us from becoming a caring nation.” ...

Namibia: Aupindi Tears Into Malema ... Tells Him to Focus On South Africa's Corruption

All Africa 19 May 2022
Swapo political bureau and central committee member Tobie Aupindi has hit back at Economic Freedom Fighters' leader Julius Malema after he called the Swapo-led government corrupt ....

‘History repeating’: Amazon base in Cape Town splits Indigenous groups

The Observer 19 May 2022
But the story of the development is less clear than it might look, pitting different visions of South Africa’s ... South Africa’s flagging economy has been battered by Covid, corruption, power shortages and the failure of the ruling African National Congress to push through reforms.

Those who attack funerals self-identify as pariahs

Mail Guardian South Africa 19 May 2022
Despite having shot itself in the foot multiple times in the 28 years of freedom to date, enabling cultures of corruption and mismanagement and an environment of deepening inequality, the example South Africa set through its relatively peaceful transition from apartheid to democracy remains the global dispute resolution gold standard.

Bantu Holomisa blasts Black Business Council for ‘silence’ on controversial SAA, Takatso deal

Independent online (SA) 19 May 2022
... black business in the growth of the South African economy ... She said some of the ills he pointed out were due to the effects of state capture and corruption in the past few years. Ramokgopa was adamant that there was economic progress after the advent of democracy in South Africa.

SA’s endemic corruption requires a ‘biting’ response

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 May 2022
South Africa is bedevilled by endemic corruption, but its response skirts around key issues required to reform public procurement and shine a light on people benefitting from state money ... The aim of the conference is to learn about various interdepartmental initiatives in South Africa and to consider them in relation to international best practice.

Comment on ACC Ben Kaifala’s selective attempt to criminalise and oust Mayor Aki-Sawyer will not ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 17 May 2022
In 2021 we witnessed the repeal of the 1965 sedition and libellous ACT for which were told by straight talking Bio , that for too long the Act has been used by various governments of all colours to suppressed and intimidate or in some cases worse to fulfil their political ...

S.African court delays corruption trial of ex-president Zuma

Metro USA 17 May 2022
Ousted as head of state in 2018 after nine years in power, Zuma claims he is the victim of a political witch-hunt and has pleaded not guilty to charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering over a $2 billion arms deal in the 1990s when he served as South Africa’s deputy president.

South African court delays corruption trial of ex-president Jacob Zuma

Reuters 17 May 2022
Ousted as head of state in 2018 after nine years in power, Zuma claims he is the victim of a political witch-hunt and has pleaded not guilty to charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering over a $2 billion arms deal in the 1990s when he served as South Africa's deputy president.

Black Wolf Youth tempers skills of new entrants to workforce to improve skills

Independent online (SA) 17 May 2022
As South Africa seeks to recover from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, corruption, and more, and with youth unemployment at a high of 66.5 percent, marketing technology firm Black Wolf Youth Agency has turned to helping young people entering the labour market.

Zimbabweans stuck in limbo in South Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 May 2022
Although she qualifies, she is unsure whether her application will succeed, given the inefficiency and corruption that is endemic to South Africa’s visa application process ... South Africa’s courts ... Those who are looking to apply for another visa will have to navigate South Africa’s corrupt application process.

Banking industry should stop playing political games and start working for ordinary South Africans

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2022
The matter between the Sekunjalo Group, its chairman Dr Iqbal Survé and South Africa’s banking cartel is one of extreme ... To strengthen the relationship between employment and economic growth in South Africa is to stop all forms of corruption and increase economic freedom.

History in the making: Sekunjalo Group takes a stand against Mafia banks

Independent online (SA) 15 May 2022
Sekunjalo is looking to stop the current abuse practised by South Africa’s all-powerful banking fraternity, which perpetuates socio-economic inequity and discrimination along race lines ... There are at least 20 companies operating in South Africa today that have openly admitted to fraud and corruption.

How Changing the African Narrative Can Change the Region

Egyptian Streets 13 May 2022
... more political power than ever before in South Africa ... South Africans have shown the ANC that they can no longer be complacent in power and that the people of South Africa will no longer blindly support their corrupt politicians who have failed to solve the country’s key issues.

Mark Mobius says he’s encouraged by SA’s graft fight

Moneyweb 13 May 2022
'The fact that they have been addressing the corruption situation is quite amazing in some ways because the rule of law still has some meaning in South Africa,' Mobius said ... .

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