What’s in City Press: Zulu King Becomes a Thug | Eskom slams Nersa | Suspended, dismissed, reinstated


Zulu king goes thug

A faction of the Zulu royal family has vowed to continue to challenge Prince Misuzulu kaZwelithini’s recognition as king, insisting that he is simply not a suitable candidate to lead the Zulu nation.

Ace witness grilled by Hawks and the FBI

Hawks and FBI investigators reportedly used difficult interrogation methods during their interview with the star witness in the fraud, corruption and money laundering case against suspended ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule.

Eskom slams Nersa

A decision by SA’s National Energy Regulator (Nersa) to reject Eskom’s tariff request will “completely destroy” the electricity industry, including in municipalities.

Suspended, dismissed, reinstated

SABC radio and television presenter Rams Mabote was reinstated this week as host of the popular Sunday morning talk show Media and Society after a legal standoff ensued with the public broadcaster after terminating their contract without following the proper procedures.

Three is a crowd: the businessman, the woman and the actress

The validity of the marriage of a former actress from Isibaya to a businessman will be challenged in court by his first wife. The first wife, who cannot be named for legal reasons, alleges that the actress has been her husband’s mistress for more than five years and that their civil marriage is invalid.

Former EFF employee calls for return to post

This week, a former EFF employee will plead his case before the Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration Commission and demand his reinstatement as support staff for the Red Berets.

Fake quits rise as scores demand money for retirement

More and more South Africans are resigning from their jobs to gain access to their retirement money, only to be rehired in the same workplace a few months later. Nashalin Portrag, head of FundsAtWork, an umbrella fund at Momentum Corporate, says they see this trend in their membership data.

Famous presenter spends weekend in jail for assault

Former Metro FM DJ Bujy Bikwa ushered in the new month behind bars after his bail application was deferred to Midrand Magistrates’ Court on Friday. He is accused of assaulting Boity Thulo.

Battle for the Bay as residents lament poor service delivery

Residents of Chris Hani’s informal settlement near New Brighton township in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape can wait up to two weeks for their bucket toilets to be emptied by the municipality.

Sars after Euphonik for R11m

High-flying musician and radio personality Themba Mbongeni, popularly known as DJ Euphonik, received final letter of demand from the IRS for not paying more than R11 million in personal income tax .

Khusta: “I can do this job”

Businessman and former anti-apartheid activist Mkhuseli “Khusta” Jack saw the collapse and deterioration of the state of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality and felt compelled to do something about it.

Prepare for unusual weather conditions and extreme heat

10 years from now what is considered extreme heat and unusual weather today will most likely be considered mild – and that will be very bad news for young people today. This is according to one of two reports on the climate crisis commissioned by the Center for Environmental Rights, which further reveal that all future generations will face the “likelihood of serious damage from a growing series of impacts. most serious caused by climate change ”.

UDM will be kingmaker in Nelson Mandela Bay

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) will make no promises to the residents of Nelson Mandela Bay as it campaigns ahead of the local elections, but will instead do as it asks.

Makhadzi on royal music

A shining gem of Venda in Limpopo, singer and songwriter Makhadzi seems to grab the nation’s attention with every move she makes.

Mamusa Municipality’s service delivery problems show no signs of resuming

On an ordinary spring morning, the parched environment bears all the signs of the rain’s desperation. A green meadow along what looks like a calm stream provides refuge for cattle looking for a snack. But, on closer inspection, it is clear that the cattle are only there because they don’t care about the foul smell in the air on the outskirts of the canton of Ipelegeng in Schweizer-Reneke in the North-west.

IFP irritated by “sabotage” of Ramaphosa manifesto

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) believes that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to call a “family reunion” on Thursday evening that coincided with the launch of his manifesto will not prevent him from dethroning the ruling party in local elections , especially in KwaZulu-Natal. .

Food prices press the poor

A worker earning a national minimum wage of Rand 3,643.92 per month is unable to feed his family even at the minimum level because he can only provide an amount 38% below the food poverty line of Rand 624 per person and per month for each family member.

Shudufhadzo Musida: Thick skin helps him cope with criticism

She was bullied for seven years as a child, but, although the experience was traumatic, it helped her develop thick skin, which helped her cope when she been the victim of intimidation and criticism from South Africans.

IEC fights against time to organize smooth elections

With less than four weeks to go before the local elections, the South African Election Commission (IEC) found itself short of hours to prepare. In an attempt to make up for lost time, the committee decided to remove the term “weekend” from its calendar and to triple its efforts to ensure the holding of free and fair elections.

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