The chair of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training, Judge Jonathan Heher, faces a mammoth task as he needs to consolidate information into a report for President Jacob Zuma within the next two months.
Is the president trying to get rid of members of the Judicial Service Commission who appeared in cases that didn’t go his way? That seems to be the case, and his replacements don’t all cut the mustard.
The ANC sees itself under attack not only from what it regards as a hostile print media, but also from social media, and its communications policy discussion document calls for its members to flood the space with the party’s own agenda and narrative.
This week’s pronouncement by the ANC’s eThekwini region that it was backing a female candidate for the party presidency may further fracture the province, rather than uniting it behind that candidate at the party’s national elective conference in December.
Nico Viljoen should thank his lucky stars after the woman he allegedly verbally assaulted at Spur at The Glen Shopping Centre last Sunday rejected offers from law firms to take legal action against him on her behalf.
Dairy giant Parmalat had repeated and serious infections with the dangerous bacteria types Salmonella and Listeria, but hid this information from their biggest supermarket clients and later made a single employee the scapegoat instead.