President Ramaphosa has appointed a Committee of Ministers to deal with allegations of corruption associated with the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic | Isambane News

President Ramaphosa has appointed a Committee of Ministers to deal with allegations of corruption associated with the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic | Isambane News

President Cyril Ramaphosa has, following a decision taken by Cabinet at its meeting of Wednesday, 5 August 2020, appointed a Committee of Ministers to deal with allegations of corruption associated with the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Chaired by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, the committee will look into corruption in the procurement of goods and services sourced for the purpose of containing and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The includes the procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE). To assist the committee in its assessment…

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Charges needed to keep the lights on at Eskom | Isambane News

Charges needed to keep the lights on at Eskom  | Isambane News

By Narend Singh, MP and IFP Chief Whip Eskom, South Africa’s beleaguered power utility, is facing numerous potentially insurmountable challenges, and the IFP believes that drastic action is needed in order to keep the lights on. Despite regular bailouts from the State – R33 Billion in 2020/21, and R49 billion in 2019/20 – Eskom remains saddled with crippling debt. Several former executives are facing serious charges of fraud and corruption resulting from evidence given to the State Capture Commission, and allegations of improper conduct by current top management have yet…

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IFP mourns death of NEC Member Prince Mandlenkosi Zulu | Isambane News

IFP mourns death of NEC Member Prince Mandlenkosi Zulu | Isambane News

On behalf of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Founder and President Emeritus, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP, IFP President Velenkosini Hlabisa MPL and all members of the IFP National Executive Committee, the extended National Council and ancillary bodies, we extend our condolences on the passing of IFP stalwart, Prince Mandlenkosi Braveman Zulu. Prince Mandla sadly passed away after a short illness at age 45 yesterday. We convey our most sincere and heartfelt condolences on the tragic passing of our fellow Comrade and National Council Member, Prince Mandla of KwaNgenetsheni, residing at…

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2 Men nabbed during police operation at Nkandla | Isambane News

2 Men nabbed during police operation at Nkandla | Isambane News

Yesterday at 13:00 members of the SANDF, King Cetshwayo Crime Intelligence and Empangenicrime prevention conducted an intelligence driven operation and roadblock at Nkandla CBD.  The operation resulted in the arrest of two suspects aged between 31 and 23.Both suspect are appearing at the Nkandla Magistrate’s Court today.A 31-year-old man was found selling tobacco in the CBD and was immediately arrested and charged for contravention ofthe Disaster ManagementAct by selling tobacco.  During the operation a23-year-old man was found in possession of dagga to the value of R1000 and was immediately arrested…

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KZN Government mourns the passing of the member of the Zulu Royal family | Isambane News

KZN Government mourns the passing of the member of the Zulu Royal family  | Isambane News

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has on behalf of the Provincial Government extended his condolences to His Majesty King Zwelithini Goodwill Kabhekuzulu on the passing of his brother Prince Mandla Zulu. Prince Mandla Zulu from Ezibindini Royal House passed away on Wednesday morning and was laid to rest today in KwaNongoma. Premier Zikalala has sent his heartfelt condolences to His Majesty and the Zulu Royal Family on behalf of the Provincial Government and the people of the province on their loss. “On behalf of the KZN Provincial Government, we wish to…

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His Majesty King Zwelithini to give virtual address for uMkhosi wesivivane | Isambane News

His Majesty King Zwelithini to give virtual address for uMkhosi wesivivane | Isambane News

 His Majesty King Zwelithini Goodwill KaBhekuzulu will tomorrow Saturday, 08 August 2020, deliver a virtual address to commemorate Umkhozi Wesivivane to celebrate Women’s Month.  His Majesty, accompanied by MEC for Arts Culture Sport and Recreation Hlengiwe Mavimbela and MEC for Social Development Nonhlanhla Khoza will deliver 300 food parcels to homesteads of women who would have attended uMkhosi Wesivivane in Nongoma, Uundi and Ingwavuma.  Due to Covid-19 lockdown regulations which prohibits gatherings to prevent the spread of the virus, this year’s event had to be cancelled. Instead His Majesty will…

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