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I told MPs about Gupta offer days after – Mentor


In a startling revelation, former ANC MP, Vytjie Mentor, said she allegedly told high-ranking government figures, including a minister, days after she was offered a ministry by the Gupta family. In a loaded interview with Power 98.7, Mentor said she allegedly told a cabinet member and a member of Parliament’s …

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Business leaders demand Zuma response to Jonas bomb

President Jacob Zuma needs to come up with a “decisive response” to the latest claims around the Gupta family, Business Leadership South Africa said on Thursday morning. “The statement by Deputy Finance Minister Jonas that he was offered the finance minister’s job by the Gupta brothers marks a grave threat …

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Run with the world

Entries now open for the South African edition of the third Wings For Life World Run Centurion (South Africa) – Calling all South Africans – young and old, racers, runners and walkers, the able-bodied and those in wheelchairs – entries for the South African edition of the Wings for Life …

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Mbeki was right about HIV and Aids – researchers

Independent researchers, advocate Anthony Brink and Chris Rawiins, have come out in support of former president Thabo Mbeki’s views on HIV/Aids. Brink, who has written several research books on the treatment of HIV including his most noted book Debating AZT: Mbeki and the AIDS drug controversy, said Mbeki was correct …

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The search is on for South Africa’s star stokvel chefs

It’s time for stokvels around the country to show off their culinary skills and creativity with White Star Super Maize Meal and Royco® in the ultimate Stokvel Cooking Challenge, in partnership with Move! Magazine. All stokvels are invited to enter by submitting in a recipe, some photographs and a motivation, …

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TUT students will not vacate residence: SRC

The Student Representative Council (SRC) at the Tshwane University of Technology said on Tuesday they will not vacate the campus. Students at the Soshanguve campus were instructed to vacate residences by 2pm on Tuesday. “We are not going to be apologetic. The university management is trying to demoralise us. We …

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