The Inkatha Freedom Party says it supports the call made this weekend, by Minister Lynne Brown, to establish a commission of inquiry into the “questionable and quite possibly unlawful business dealings” between Eskom and the Gupta family.
Speaking at the party’s three-day plenum this weekend, Shivambu said the ANC needed to pack its bags because its tenure at the helm of the South African government was about to end.
In the build-up to this year’s conference all the talk has been about the ANC being at war with itself. The party has become its own worst enemy.
Speculation about a breakaway has been mounting during the past 12 months, with there having been reports about discontent from senior leaders of the SACP.
Ever since his speech at the January 8 Statement earlier this year, the recurring theme in the governing party has been that of unity, as it prepares for its elective conference later this year.
There is currently a period of uncertainty in the global context, given Trump’s positions on the Middle East and China, in particular.
Without availing himself for the position – he wouldn’t do that because the national leadership has warned members against it – Mantashe said he was not a bag carrier or a runner for anybody.
The opposition said 20 Charge Office staff members were not at work this week. There appears to be a set of grievances between the officers and management at the Lamontville Station, but the DA argues those should have been resolved already.
Motsoaledi was reacting to reports that medical doctors who had just completed internships and their community service were still seeking work.
Central to the storm is the 2016 mathematics paper, which pupils are believed to have seen before the exams were written.