Latest News for: Limpopo province


South Africa's ruling party postpones meeting to decide president's fate amid graft accusations

Anadolu Agency 02 Dec 2022
An independent panel led by former Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo released a report that found President Ramaphosa guilty of not reporting a $4 million theft at his private farm in the Limpopo province in 2020.

Lobbying fails, South Africa okays MoU to send to India 12 cheetahs

The Times of India 01 Dec 2022
BHOPAL ... Initially, the shipment of cheetahs from South Africa was to coincide with those from Namibia. Of 12 South Africa cheetahs picked up for Kuno, nine are in quarantinein Rooiberg in Limpopo province and the rest in Phinda, KwaZulu-Natal province ... .

South Africa's president shuns Parliament appearance as impeachment threat looms

Anadolu Agency 01 Dec 2022
An independent panel led by former Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo has found him guilty of not reporting a $4 million theft at his private farm in Limpopo province in 2020 ... of Provinces, the South African Parliament’s upper house, where he was scheduled to answer questions.

Panel probing robbery at South African president's farm submits report to parliament

Anadolu Agency 01 Dec 2022
It emerged in the middle of this year that Ramaphosa had concealed information about the theft two years ago of more than $4 million in cash from his private game farm in Limpopo province ... Its findings were handed over to National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, who will make them public on Dec. 6 ... .

South Africa president in peril as panel sees case for his impeachment

Finger Lakes Times 01 Dec 2022
Lawmakers are scheduled to debate the report’s findings on Dec ... 16 ... The furor erupted in June when Arthur Fraser, the former head of South Africa’s national spy agency, laid charges against Ramaphosa, alleging that he failed to properly report the 2020 theft of more than $4 million from his farm in the northern Limpopo province ... .

The scandal that could sink South Africa’s president

Stars and Stripes 01 Dec 2022
1. What’s Ramaphosa alleged to have done?. The furor erupted in June when Arthur Fraser, South Africa’s former chief spy, laid criminal charges against Ramaphosa, accusing the president of concealing the theft of more than $4 million from the farm in the northern Limpopo province in February 2020 ... 2. What did Ngcobo’s panel find? ... 3 ... 4 ... 5 ... 16 ... .

A sofa stuffed with cash imperils South Africa’s president

Economist 01 Dec 2022
South Africa’s president was in a buoyant mood ... On June 1st Arthur Fraser, a former spook, submitted evidence to the police that he claimed showed the president had broken various anti-corruption laws concerning the concealment and subsequent theft of large amounts of US dollars at Mr Ramaphosa’s game farm in the province of Limpopo ... Indeed it is ... ■ .

Nile’s futuristic vision is gaining traction in Southern Africa

Fresh Plaza 01 Dec 2022
Up to a hundred trucks visit the facility each day, starting early in the evening – nearby Brits farmers first, followed by the Mpumalanga Lowveld and Limpopo Province, while those coming all the way from the Cape arrive all through the day.

TIMOTHY TREAGUS: Running on empty: Informal economy crippled by rolling blackouts

Business Day 28 Nov 2022
The findings painted a dismal picture of how load-shedding has plunged vulnerable communities into darkness, with increasing levels of poverty, crime and hunger across all provinces.&nbsp... The provinces that recorded the highest rate of water cuts as a result of power outages were Limpopo, the North West, Mpumalanga and Northern Cape.

List of contenders for top six ANC positions raises vexing questions

Independent online (SA) 27 Nov 2022
By Professor Bheki Mngomezulu ... If KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo support Mathabatha, and if they lobby other provinces, Mathabatha stands a better chance of winning ... Mathabatha has operated at the provincial level (Limpopo) ... My view is that Mathabatha (with the support of KZN and other provinces, and not having operated at the national level) has the edge.

South Africa’s president to ‘step aside’ if criminally charged: Spokesman

Anadolu Agency 14 Nov 2022
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa would “step aside” if he is charged for the alleged criminal cover-up of millions of dollars stolen from his private farm two years ago, his spokesman said ... The robbery at his Phala Phala farm in Limpopo province took place two years ago but only came to public knowledge in April ... .

Ramaphosa eludes ANC censure over scandal

Taipei Times 14 Nov 2022
Bloomberg ... Allegations that Ramaphosa covered up the theft of foreign exchange at the farm in the northern Limpopo Province were discussed at a three-day meeting of African National Congress’ (ANC) national executive committee, said three members of the panel, who asked not to be identified because they are not authorized to comment ... 3 ... .

Climate change affects mosquito behavior, making it harder to end malaria in South Africa

Phys Dot Org 10 Nov 2022
Malaria is currently present in three provinces in South Africa. Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal. Limpopo reports 62% of the local cases, while KwaZulu-Natal reports only 6% ... The increases have been most extreme in Limpopo, where temperatures have risen by an average of 0.12⁰C every decade.

ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says it is confident of Zweli Mkhize victory

Independent online (SA) 10 Nov 2022
That is why he has got contacts and respect from various provinces, because they know him as a national leader.”. Reports from the party’s KZN provincial executive committee meeting held in Durban this week show an overwhelming number of ANC branches in the province have given the former health minister the nod.

Widespread water and sanitation failures prompt citizen groups to approach the courts

Ghana Business News 10 Nov 2022
There are also communities such as Mazista and Mogogelo in the North West Province, Makhanda, Fort Beaufort and Butterworth in the Eastern Cape, Mbokoto village in Limpopo, and the entire Ugu District Municipality on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, which do not receive water, or have suffered water outages lasting days or even weeks.

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