Jackson Mthembu

  • Africa & World

    South Africa applauded for swearing in Chinese-born ANC MP

    The swearing-in of Xiaomei Havard in the National Assembly as the member of parliament (MP) was an indication of the ANC’s “multicultural” position, said a South African analyst. “This simply shows our politics and the ANC as a multicultural party,” Ralph Mathekga, an independent political analyst told Xinhua. Havard is a Chinese-born South African businesswoman and politician from Gauteng who…

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    Ramaphosa appoints Khumbudzo Ntshaveni as acting Minister in the Presidency

    SA President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshaveni as acting minister in the presidency, it was announced on Wednesday. “President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Minister of Small Business Development Ms Khumbudzo Ntshaveni as acting minister in the presidency: [responsible for] planning, monitoring and evaluation until further notice,” the Presidency said in a statement. “This appointment,…

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    Mpumalanga Premier in trouble for not wearing mask at Mthembu funeral

    MPUMALANGA Premier Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane on Sunday apologised for a “momentary lapse” after she was caught on camera not wearing a face mask during the official funeral of minister in the presidency Jackson Mthembu in Emalahleni. However, Police Minister General Bheki Cele said he had spoken to the National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole to launch an investigation into the conduct…

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