Midday news wrap: 12 March 2015
Police minister Nathi Nhleko and the Hawks have until tomorrow to re-instate Anwa Dramat
The Helen Suzman Foundation says the two parties will be in contempt of court if they do not act immediately
Dramat was suspended in December, following allegations of his involvement in the illegal rendition of four Zimbabweans in 2010.
However, the North Gauteng High court ruled the police minister’s decision to suspend Dramat was invalid and unlawful.
Nhleko has filed for an appeal at the North Gauteng High court to appeal the ruling.
The Foundation’s Arvitha Doogah has threatened further court action.
ESKOM CEO SUSPENDED
Four Senior Executives at Eskom have been asked to step aside for an inquiry to be conducted by the embattled Parastatal
This has been revealed by Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi addressing a media briefing in Megawatt Park, saying the decision was taken by the board.
They executives include Chief Executive Tshediso Matona, Group Executive Group Capital Dan Marokane, Finance Director Tsholofelo Molefe
and Group Executive Technology and Commercial Matshela Koko.
Tsotsi elaborates on the reasons for their suspension
The DA’s motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be debated next Tuesday.
This is a decision from parliamentary programme committee after it met this morning.
DA’s Parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane says President Zuma’s leadership has failed South Africans and has crippled the economy.
Last month, Agang SA had indicated that they want such motion to be debated but they have since withdrawn it.
Maimane explains says they need to reflect on the President leadership.
ILLEGAL HOME SALES
A victim of an alleged illegal home sales in Dobsonville has told Kaya FM News that his house has been sold without his knowledge.
49 year old Jantjie Mathebe says he has been left in the streets after forcefully evicted from his house by the police and the sheriff of the court.
He claims he had challenges of paying the bond last year because he lost his job but arrangements were made with the bank.
Mathebe says the house that he owned for 11 years has been illegally sold by Standard Bank.