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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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Speaker’s car is safe to drive – panel beater

The Mpumalanga legislature may have lied in order to splurge almost R1.5 million on a new vehicle for speaker, Thandi Shongwe, after the vehicle she had been using was involved in an accident. In a statement issued in September 2016 ...

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2016 – Year-In-Review

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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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Molefe often visited the Gupta home – Atul Gupta

Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe often visited the Gupta home at Saxonwold. This was confirmed by one of the Gupta brothers, Atul, during an interview with former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela. According to the State of Capture report which was released ...

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State Capture Report 2016

DOWNLOAD: State Capture Report

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Renowned painter (80) gets another award

World renowned Mpumalanga artist Esther Mahlangu has won the prestigious Ministers Award at the National Lilizela Awards, for her contemporary artwork which has taken the Ndebele culture to the global stage. The awards were hosted by Top Billing presenter Bonang ...

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Opposition parties slam PSC corruption report

Scepticism and criticism greeted the annual Public Service Commission (PSC) report in the provincial legislature on Wednesday, 12 October. A slew of recommendations and comments were prompted by the revelation that more than R 22 million lay still unaccounted for ...

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