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How minister Bongo may have profited from dodgy land deals

A leaked forensic report shows how the minister of state security, Thomas Bongani Bongo, may have illegally benefited from money that the Mpumalanga provincial government paid for the purchase of land at Emalahleni local municipality. Bongo, (referred to in the report ...

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The mystery of Order No: 05439

Mpumalanga government’s department of culture, sports and recreation has remained mum on an enquiry regarding an order that it issued and payment was made. According to whistle blowers within the department, a payment of R117 000 was paid to a ...

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Fear that “negligent” doctors are still at work

For more than three weeks, Mpumalanga’s health authorities have failed to answer a media enquiry on whether they have or would be taking action against two doctors accused of medical malpractice. Mbombela based attorney, Silungu Thobela, successfully sued Mpumalanga health ...

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Legislature won’t investigate tender “scandal”

Mpumalanga provincial legislature secretary has, again, refused to take action against an executive manager implicated in what appears to be an illegal tender bid adjudication meeting. This, after the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) requested legislature secretary, ...

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Broken lifts: Disabled report govt to SAHRC

The Disabled People South Africa (DPSA) has reported the Mpumalanga provincial government to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for a possible infringement of the rights of disabled people. This, after the Mpumalanga provincial government reneged on its promise ...

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Sex scandal cover-up claims rock legislature

After months of denial by the Mpumalanga legislature that one of its senior managers was implicated in a sexual harassment scandal, new information has emerged which confirms the allegations. In October 2016, the Mpumalanga provincial legislature spokesperson, Zamagambu Memela-Gamede denied ...

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Legislature secretly returns Speaker’s ‘misplaced’ vehicle

Mpumalanga legislature’s “misplaced” luxury vehicle has been secretly returned to the premises of the law making institution. While legislature spokesperson, Zamagambu Memela-Gamede, failed to confirm or deny that the controversial vehicle has been returned Ziwaphi has independently verified that it ...

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Disabled government employees shut out of work due to broken elevators

Disabled government employees in Mpumalanga are forced to go back home because elevators in most buildings at the provincial government complex are broken. An investigation by Ziwaphi revealed that of the 6 government buildings, only two had elevators that are ...

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Thuli Interview with Zuma

Thuli Interview with Zuma

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State Capture Report 2016

DOWNLOAD: State Capture Report

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