The men and women in charge of finding a new Thuli Madonsela
Cape Town – The ad hoc committee tasked with finding a successor to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has a long day ahead on Thursday, as it interviews the 14 shortlisted candidates between 07:45 and midnight.
Its members are:
• Dr Makhosi Khoza (ANC - chairperson)
• Thomas Bongo (ANC)
• Amos Masondo (ANC)
• Nic Koornhof (ANC)
• Grace Tseke (ANC)
• Refilwe Mothapo (ANC)
• Patric Maesela (serving as an alternate member for the ANC)
• Julius Malema (EFF)
• Glynnis Breytenbach (DA)
• Phumzile van Damme (DA)
• James Selfe (DA - alternate)
• Werner Horn (DA – alternate)
• Steve Swart (ACDP)
• Sibusiso Mncwabe (NFP - alternate)
• Prof Themba Msimang (IFP)
Madonsela's seven-year term comes to an end mid-October.
Fee increases: Student union set to begin meetings, consultations
Durban – Pressure is mounting on the higher education department as student leaders plan to begin consultations and mass meetings on Monday to pave a way forward on the issue of student fees.
Gigaba challenges Western media perspectives on Brics
Johannesburg – For developing countries to achieve meaningful development, they must rely on their own resources to achieve their objectives. The Brics Forum and the introduction of the New Development Bank (NDB) are contributing to this independent development, according to Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba.
Johannesburg - The African National Congress (ANC) could lose control of more than R130bn in city budgets as political parties negotiate coalitions to govern four of the country’s biggest municipalities, including the capital, Pretoria, and the economic hub, Johannesburg.
The KwaZulu-Natal education department has laid charges of internal misconduct against a Durban principal and the provincial leaders of teachers’ union Sadtu – alleging that she sold a teaching post at her Folweni school to an educator, who later blew the whistle on the jobs-for-cash scam.