The ANC says it’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting this weekend won’t discuss calls for Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to be sacked. The country’s state-owned enterprises are expected to be put under the microscope with a special focus on the crisis at Eskom.
This after the resignation of Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza and calls from Cosatu that Gordhan be taken to task.
In a written reply to a Parliamentary question, Gordhan defended government’s involvement in the running of the power utility as within its rights.
— African National Congress (@MYANC) January 17, 2020
In other news – DJ Zinhle responds to break-up rumours
DJ Zinhle has thrown shade at reports that she and rapper AKA have split, cheekily changing a newspaper headline to focus the attention on her career instead.
According to reports in City press and Sunday World this past weekend, the pair had broken up. Read more