What’s in City Press: Cele’s Past Haunts Him | Humiliation of patients is commonplace in public clinics | Ramaphosa fights off the NEC onslaught

What’s New in City Press November 13, 2022


Ramaphosa fights off the NEC onslaught

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa survived a frontal attack in Nasrec, Johannesburg at the weekend by some members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) to force him to resign over the Phala Phala scandal.

Ramaphosa must step down now – Sisulu

ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down for not representing the party’s ideals.

In an interview with City Press, Sisulu openly accused Ramaphosa of gaining the party presidency in 2017 through “money, manipulation and misrepresentation, aided and abetted by outside forces on a level never seen before.” in the ANC”.

The Québec Ombudsman tried to have the rent debt canceled

The Public Protector’s Office attempted to have the suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s outstanding rent debt canceled at Bryntirion Estate in Pretoria because there was no existing lease between the office and the Public Works Department.

Cele’s past haunts him

The head of the National Prosecuting Authority’s investigations branch has asked the Hawks to reconsider a controversial hire deal involving their political boss, police minister Bheki Cele.

The new national orchestra on tour in South Africa

In the works for some time, despite opposition from some, the first nationwide tour of Mzansi’s new National Philharmonic Orchestra was announced at a ceremony held at the Linder Auditorium in Parktown, Johannesburg, this week.

Gossip and insults rock another state agency

Claims of the presence of an inner circle, a cabal and even “Guptas” within the state agency in charge of radioactive waste disposal have emerged, highlighting deep divisions within the organization.

‘Humans cannot adapt to climate change indefinitely,’ experts warn

About 1.6 billion people around the world currently live in hotspots that are particularly vulnerable to the climate crisis, and that number is expected to double by 2050.

The Public Protector’s office paid for Mkhwebane’s television

The Public Protector’s Office not only paid the rent for the suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, but also paid for her television set, cutlery and equipment to mount her television when she moved into the Bryntirion Estate in Pretoria in December 2017 .

A young man with cancer tormented by his classmates

For the past eight months, Linamandla Kwanyana has been fighting for her life in hospital after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (blood cancer) in January.

As if that weren’t enough, the 12-year-old has been bullied by her peers, who make fun of her hair loss and call her the bright-headed girl.

Patient humiliation rages in public clinics

“I never sent you for HIV!” is the frequent response from staff at the Craigieburn Clinic in KwaZulu-Natal to those who come for their antiretrovirals, says a sex worker from the province.

Behavior unbecoming: the cast of Becoming replaced without warning

Media mogul Basetsana Kumalo and her business partner Kopano Gelman have reportedly fired the award-winning cast of their hit reality show Becoming without notice.

Two of the cast members, who learned the news via City Press on Friday, were shocked to find that production on their breakthrough show had been rounded out by new cast members.

Fists fly in the new Sodi nightclub

Along with bottles of champagne glimmering in the firelight, slaps, kicks and insults flew through the air at the grand opening of multi-millionaire Edwin Sodi’s new nightclub, Liv Sandton, on Thursday night.

Lerato Kganyago separates from her husband

The proverb “all that glitters is not gold” is indeed true, if Metro FM presenter Lerato Kganyago’s marriage to businessman Thami Ndlala is anything to go by. A week ago, Kganyago reportedly left the Steyn City home she shared with Ndlala and returned to her own home in Ruimsig, north of Johannesburg.

Metro Revolts Against Godongwana Patches

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s involvement in resolving Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality’s financial difficulties was met with suspicion by political factions in the Free State.

Short staff and ambulances, scarce drugs hit North West health

The North West Department of Health has come under intense scrutiny after its performance and financial affairs were unveiled in the provincial legislature last week. The department is said to be in distress, with little chance of survival due to its increased regularization and payment balance of over R1.3 billion, despite receiving an additional R350 million budget for meet last year’s adjustment balance.

Half of flood deaths in KwaZulu-Natal could have been prevented

If the people of KwaZulu-Natal had been warned a day or two earlier in April of the arrival of huge floods, half of the more than 350 people who died could still be with their loved ones today, says Dewald van Niekerk of Northwestern University. , who also directs the African Center for Disaster Studies.

Will Manyathi’s murder be another cold case?

If previous investigations into political killings in Mpumalanga are to be believed, the killing of ANC Vice-President Gert Sibande could become another cold case.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the plane crash at OR Tambo

The driver of an aircraft towing vehicle is charged with an accident at OR Tambo International Airport late Friday night.

The wing of an Airbus A320 belonging to SAA which was being towed to its parking lot struck the tail of one of FlySafair’s Boeings.

Are Nelisiwe and Brilliant dating?

Actress Nelisiwe Sibiya and footballer Brilliant Khuzwayo sparked rumors after they were spotted together numerous times at social gatherings.

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