Tag: Helen Zille

A tax revolt is already happening in South Africa

Western Cape premier Helen Zille has sparked controversy by volunteering to lead a tax revolt in South Africa if the government fails to take action against those implicated in corruption –...

Wet winter forecast puts Cape Town on cloud nine

The South African Weather Service predicts above-normal rainfall this season; the city’s eight minor dams are 100.3% full‚ compared with 86% a week ago. Weather forecasters have hinted at a future of...

Zille welcomes probe into water ministry

The Western Cape Government has welcomed the announcement of a parliamentary inquiry into the finances of what it calls the bankrupt Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS). The probe was...

Zille in Ramaphosa cabinet would be a coup

There is much speculation that President Cyril Ramaphosa is poised to reshuffle his cabinet. The African National Congress national executive committee met at the weekend and the Working Committee is meeting...

Zille criticises national government for turning its back on drought-ravaged Cape Town

Western Cape premier Helen Zille has criticised the national government for not making funding available for water augmentation efforts in the drought-ravaged city of Cape Town. "Although bulk water supply...


African Banks fund construction of world’s biggest marine diamond mining vessel

Nedbank Namibia, RMB Namibia, Standard Bank, ABSA and Bank Windhoek agreed to provide 80% of the funding for the ship, which will be the...


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