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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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DA’s U-turn on blue lights

The Democratic Alliance (DA) – led City of Tshwane municipality says it will not remove the blue lights from the official vehicle used by the executive mayor of the capital because it is expensive to do so. This is despite ...

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Mpumalanga splurges R3m on cars for Legislature speaker

Mpumalanga province has splurged almost R3 million on two luxury German SUV cars for the legislature speaker, Thandi Shongwe, a mere 14 months apart. According to documents seen by Ziwaphi, soon after the 2014 national and provincial elections, then secretary ...

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No sanitation plans for Mbombela’s 400k residents

Twenty two years since democracy, more than 70% of the residents in Mpumalanga province’s capital city, Mbombela, still have no access to proper toilets, and the municipality has no plans to deal with the problem. Mbombela local municipality’s spokesperson, Joseph Ngala ...

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Mbombela stadium corruption case collapses

Kaizer Chiefs manager, Bobby Motaung, and five co-accuseds are now free men after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) declined to prosecute them. This means that all fraud and corruption charges in the R1.2 billion 2010 Mbombela world cup soccer stadium ...

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Mandela memorial ghost haunts SA deputy minister

The ghost of Nelson Mandela’s two memorial events that the Mpumalanga provincial government paid for but failed to take place has come back to haunt South African deputy minister for rural development and land reform Candith Mashego-Dlamini. On March 20, ...

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Premier’s office at pains to produce R3 million Mandela video

Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of a R3 million video that Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s office paid for using taxpayer’s money as part of the province’s R70 million memorial services for late former President Nelson Mandela. According to information that Ziwaphi ...

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Widows want new probe into political killings

Two of Mpumalanga’s “political widows” who feel let down by the decision of the minister of police to exclude the killing of their husbands from the investigation into political killings in the country, now want a new probe into the ...

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