- LifestyleThe Citizen
Earlier this week, Modiadie shared several pictures of her son Lewatle Oliver Oppenheimer’s themed birthday parties but it wasn’t the cuteness of the celebration but rather the last name that had everyone talking. Modiadie and Nathaniel Oppenheimer are no longer together but continue to raise their son together. It shouldn’t have been a surprise that he was preset during their son’s big day but people quickly assumed Nathaniel is related to the ultra-rich Oppenheimer family.
While I appreciate the good work that former president Kgalema Motlanthe is doing as head of the ANC electoral committee with the scathing attack of his report on factionalism in the organisation, he should also be mindful that he was also party to this divisions in 2007 in Polokwane and even allowed himself to be a caretaker president, holding the fort for Jacob Zuma. They set this precedent. For him to appear like this is a new thing with the incumbency of Cyril Ramaphosa is totally deceiving.
- PoliticsThe Citizen
On Friday afternoon, former ANC employee Carl Niehaus, the spokesperson of the now defunct Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans’ Association (MKMVA), made known his thoughts about the ANC’s latest letter to its staff apologising for not paying their salaries for a third month in a row. Niehaus took aim at ANC general manager Febé Potgieter for how she had phrased the letter this week, accusing her of cutting and pasting the same phrases that were contained in previous such letters, such as that “t
- SportThe Citizen
Orlando Pirates’ last two games in the DStv Premiership should be a good morale-booster for them, going into their showdown with reigning champions Mamelodi Sundowns at the Orlando Stadium today, says former Bucs striker James Mothibi. ALSO READ: Goodman is providing good service for Orlando Pirates The Buccaneers head into this clash having secured back to back wins against Swallows FC nd Chippa United, winning 1-0 and 3-1 respectively.
JOHANNESBURG - It’s now emerged former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's associates blew at least R1 million of your tax money on expensive shopping sprees and home upgrades during the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. In the Daily Maverick's latest expose by Scorpio, details have emerged of how money paid to Digital Vibes - which scored a R150 million contract for communication campaigns around the pandemic - was splurged by Mkhize's longtime associate Tahera Mather.
- HealthThe Citizen
The Jacob Zuma Foundation has left South Africans wondering about the former president’s whereabouts. On Thursday, TimesLive reported that Zuma returned to his Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal after being discharged from a Johannesburg hospital on Wednesday. However, the foundation, through its spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi, tweeted that it would not be commenting on the matter.
Prof Mlisana told the synod that SA should be vaccinating 300,000 people every day, but in the 24 hours ending on September 21 had vaccinated only 195,000. The average number of people being vaccinated every day had declined by nearly 10% compared to a week earlier. In another presentation to the synod, Prof Adrian Puren of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases also highlighted the importance of vaccinating as many people as possible.