The latest round of load shedding, which hit South Africans a fortnight ago, was partly due to the failure of equipment designed and built by a firm whose owner is related to a senior manager at the utility.
Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe went on an angry rant against board members of the Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA, threatening them with “resistance” if they treated him like a “small boy”.
SANParks has denied that it fired an employee for alleging that mismanagement of a dam in the Table Mountain National Park was leading to drownings, saying it was actually his 'malicious' statements on social media over the matter that got him sacked.
An ANC councillor's office was torched and he almost lost his home too when an attempt at arson was made at his home in a battle over occupation of a block of flats in Mamelodi, a statement by the party in the Greater Tshwane Region said on Sunday.
Having so far failed in their joint effort with the EFF to dethrone the DA in Tshwane, the ANC is leaving it to Gauteng Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile to flex his muscles.