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VIDEO: Cele: Govt has paid R176m to compensate families of Marikana workers

Police Minister Bheki Cele said that government had to date paid R176 million in compensation to families of the people killed when police opened fire on miners in Marikana. Cele spoke during the release of a report by a panel of experts tasked with looking into policing and crowd management as part of the recommendations made by the Farlam Commission.

Former Bain partner Athol Williams testifies at state capture commission

Former Bain partner Athol Williams testified at the Zondo Commission on 23 March 2021. Williams, who delivered Sars-related evidence, said that several meetings were held between Bain and former President Jacob Zuma. Bain is a US-based management consultancy firm that was appointed by former Sars commissioner, Tom Moyane.

Matshela Koko denies he knowingly sent emails to Gupta-linked account

Former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko said that he was flabbergasted and angry now that he knew he unwittingly sent Eskom information to external parties via the email address infoportal, which belonged to Gupta-linked businessman Salim Essa. Koko said that when he was sending emails to that address, he did not know it was to someone outside the power utility.

Ramaphosa: SA education pursuing national rollout of coding and robotics

Delivering the keynote address at the education lekgotla, President Cyril Ramaphosa said that a coding and robotics curriculum had been submitted to Umalusi for evaluation and quality assurance. Ramaphosa added that 200 schools would be piloting the draft curriculum from grade R to three and 1,000 schools would be piloting the Grade 7 curriculum.

Ace Magashule: There was no corruption during my term as Free State Premier

Following his second appearance at the Bloemfontein Magistrates court, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said that everyone should be presumed innocent until proven otherwise. The corruption case against Magashule was postponed and will be heard again in the Bloemfontein High Court in August.