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ICYMI: Cabinet ministers in hostage drama

When the words “South Africa”, “defence minister” and “hostage” hit local and international headlines last week, it kinda screamed “Hollywood” – but NOT in a good way. 🧐 In case you missed it, last Thursday our defence & military veterans minister Thandi Modise, her deputy Thabang Makwetla and minister in the presidency Mondli Gungubele were …

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Failed Defence Minister promoted to Speaker of Parliament

Hot on the heels of being booted from the cabinet, outgoing Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will fill the vacant position of Speaker of Parliament – much to… nearly everyone’s dismay.  She effectively swapped positions with Thandi Modise, who Ramaphosa appointed to head up Mapisa-Nqakula’s previous ministry in last week’s reshuffle. Mapisa-Nqakula …

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Explainer: Who is the ATM and why are they gunning for Cyril?

A small party you’ve probably never heard of wants to oust President Cyril Ramaphosa from power on Thursday. Why? ANC internal factional politics. On Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa will face his first motion of no confidence in the National Assembly. The motion was brought by a political party, the African Transformation Movement (ATM), a party …

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