Deputy President David Mabuza answers questions in the NCOP

Deputy President David Mabuza will answer questions virtually in the National Council of Provinces on Wednesday afternoon. The questions are mainly focussed on service delivery but, the issue of the municipal debt owed to Eskom is also on the agenda. The deputy president will also respond to questions on revitalising township and rural economies. In […]

David Mabuza denies involvement in fraudulent Mpumalanga land deals

Deputy President David Mabuza says he has no knowledge of any investigation against him following the arrest of MP Bongani Bongo for alleged corruption, fraud, theft, money laundering, and contravention of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Following their arrest, rumours started speculating that Mabuza was also being investigated. [BREAKING NEWS]@TheStar_news reports that a warrant […]

David Mabuza: We want to avoid political meddling in running of parastatals

Deputy President David Mabuza on Thursday said the government was striving for a new way of working that would allow state-owned entities to function without political interference. Mabuza was fielding questions from MPS during a sitting of the National Assembly. He also expressed the hope that Eskom would succeed in renegotiating lower prices for coal […]

David Mabuza – SIU investigating R5bn worth of PPE procurement contracts

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is investigating R5 billion worth of contracts allegedly improperly awarded to various companies in the procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE). This was revealed by Deputy President David Mabuza during his Thursday response to oral questions in the National Assembly. Mabuza said President Cyril Ramaphosa had ordered the SIU to […]

DP David Mabuza welcomes sentencing of fraudster who pretended to be his niece

Deputy President David Mabuza has welcomed the sentence handed down to a woman who pretended to be his niece and tried to frame him for conspiracy to commit murder. She also opened a false kidnapping case and claimed her laptop and R4,000 in cash were stolen. Nomfundo Petronella Sambo, 32, will serve an effective seven […]

Deputy President David Mabuza calls for kindness from authorities on land invasions

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on authorities to be kind when dealing with illegal land invasions. Mabuza chaired an inter-ministerial meeting on land Reform and Agriculture. Some of the issues discussed include progress on the State Land Allocation plan, land invasions challenges and the Beneficiary Selection and Allocation Policy. The Agriculture and Land Reform […]

DP Mabuza tells MPs he will subject himself to lifestyle audit

Deputy President David Mabuza has promised to subject himself to the lifestyle audit after it was announced by the President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address. Mabuza told MPs on Thursday he was willing to be subjected to the lifestyle audit. Ramaphosa announced in the Sona last year that they wanted to […]

Eskom must be supported – Deputy President David Mabuza

Deputy President David Mabuza, says Eskom must be supported to ensure it develops sustainable infrastructure to meet the country’s energy demands. Mabuza says the power utility remains the central pillar in the country’s efforts to reignite the economy. “Eskom must remain a central pillar to South Africa’s plans of reigniting the economy further impacted negatively […]

Deputy President David Mabuza to hold a special meeting on farm attacks

Deputy President David Mabuza will on Friday summon members of the inter-ministerial committee on land reform and agriculture to deliberate on the recent spike in farm attacks and murders across the country and in KwaZulu-Natal. The meeting will focus on ways to curb the violent attacks, which according to Mabuza have a negative impact on […]

I am still alive says David Mabuza after month-long sick leave

ANC deputy president and the SA’s second-in-command David Mabuza is alive and well after taking a month-long sick leave. Mabuza said this during the ANC top six officials’ post-NEC meeting media briefing on Monday. Following mounting speculation recently about Mabuza’s health, “The Cat” – as he is affectionately known – has come out of the […]