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Mathews Phosa denies spy claims against Mabuza

Former ANC treasurer-general Mathews Phosa has denied having a vendetta against Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza or circulating a document alleging that Mabuza was an apartheid spy. African Eye News Service spoke to Phosa following an urgent press conference held by ...

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ANC money man says giving dancers cash is culture

Mpumalanga ANC deputy regional secretary in Ehlanzeni Nathaniel Mashile, has defended a video (SEE VIDEO BELOW) in which he is shown dishing out R200 notes at controversial business Kenny Kunene’s party in Johannesburg, Gauteng. The video went viral over the ...

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DA blasts R10.8m government “restaurant”

Despite Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza banning lavish spending two months after taking office in 2009, the legislature spent a whopping R10.8 million on catering alone between April 2013 and March this year. The expense, recorded in the 2013/14 Annual Report, was ...

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AFCON 2013 scandal – city manager fired

Ziwaphi’s exposé of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) scandal claimed its first casualty with the decision by the Mbombela municipality to dismiss the capital city’s manager, Xolani Mzobe for his role in the scandal. Last year, Ziwaphi exposed the ...

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Ex-COO gets a backdoor job

Both the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) and the Department of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism have failed to explain the processes followed in the controversial appointment of the agency’s former chief operations officer (COO), Edward Thwala. Thwala’s five-year ...

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