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Deputy Minister Linked To Missing R100m

Deputy Minister of Economic Development Enoch Godongwana and his wife Thandiwe have been linked to a company that disappeared with R100m in workers’ pensions, The Star newspaper reported on Thursday. The SA Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) is trying to get back the R100m of pension funds from an investment company. The money was […]

Winter Is Cool

It’s winter in the mother city and I bet you’re stuck in doors with the kids because going to the beach on a cold grey day just isn’t as much fun. I came up with a list of things to do in and around Cape Town and I thought. Why don’t you go have a […]

Battle Of The Boardroom Sexes

Women’s Minister Lulu Xingwana proposed a new bill in parliament yesterday that would basically give the government the powers to “force” companies to appoint women to 50% of all top positions. You can read the article

Now Zuma Says He WILL Go For Second Term

In an expected turnaround, President Jacob Zuma has denied that he promised to serve only one term as ANC president shortly after he was elected at the party’s elective conference four years ago. “I never said I would serve one term and I have never said that I would want two terms,” he said, The […]

Malema Cousin In Tender Rip Off

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema’s cousin won a R44m pharmaceutical contract in Limpopo without ­submitting a ­formal tender. Tshepo Malema’s Arandi ­Trading Enterprises is one of eight companies whose dealings with the province’s health and social ­development department is now the subject of an internal fraud and corruption probe. The companies were awarded tenders […]

Breakfast With The ANCYL – Only R50 000

Yup- if you have the money and the stomach for it, you too can join Julius Malema and Jacob Zuma and the ANC Youth League behind closed doors at their 24th National Congress. Packages start at R50,000 for 1 person – the “Anton Muziwakhe Lembede founders package” – and race right up to the very […]

Shaik Was Not Beaten Up

It’s a pity about this, but it appears to be no evidence that convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik was beaten up at a Durban golf course two weeks ago. There appear to be no eyewitnesses and no CCTV footage. So what is this? An attempt to gain public sympathy? He was after all defending our good […]

Unacceptable And Unconstitutional – De Klerk On Zuma

Former President, Nobel peace prize winner and peace negotiator FW De Klerk criticised President Jacob Zuma for failing to rebuke African National Congress Youth League leader Julius Malema, according to a report published in Beeld newspaper on Thursday. “It is unacceptable to sing songs that ask that somebody gets shot,” De Klerk said. “The historical […]

The Big Five Performance At The Barnyard Theatre

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Joe Social and I are regulars at our local and twice a year the owners take all the regulars on a little trip. This weekend we got treated to the Big Five Show at Barnyard in Willowbridge. A Tribute to Tina Turner, Rod Stewart, Michael Jackson, Elton John & Madonna. Imagine Elton, Michael, Tina, Rod […]

Monkey Witch Killed By Joburg Community

Only in Africa. A Vervet monkey was burnt to death in Kagiso informal settlement, west of Johannesburg, after residents believed it was linked to witchcraft. “In an incident described as ‘barbaric’ by the Community-led Animal Welfare (Claw), residents chanted ‘kill that witch!’,” The Star newspaper reported on Monday. It reported that the monkey wandered into […]

Vuyisile “The Cheetah” Colossa Representing Dragon Power & South Africa in The Challenger Muaythai 3D TV Show

Total Lunar Eclipse For South Africa

The South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) has announced that a rare eclipse will be visible in SA during June. “A total lunar eclipse will be visible from South Africa on the 15th of June 2011. The last total lunar eclipse visible from this region was in February 2008 and the next one will only be […]

Playboy South Africa Cover Model Is Enlightened

Ok- not in the the traditional sense of the word. Playboy SA are copping a little flak over their June covergirl, Crystal Arnold who appears to have developed a severe case of MJS (Michael Jackson Syndrome) overnight. The cover shot is pretty normal for Playboy at first look – beautiful woman, seductive pose etc but […]

Prime Circle – Touring The Americas

At Socialyz we believe local is lekker.  We are big supporters of the talent South Africa has to offer the world. You should know by now that we follow The Parlotones and Bittereinder. But, we also like Prime Circle. Infact, we love them. We love watching the rise and rise of  the talent we have […]

ANC Behind DA In Joburg

The DA was slightly ahead of the ANC in Johannesburg with 49.96 percent of the votes, compared to the ANC’s 43.93, according to results out by 1.30pm on Thursday. By 1.30pm the party had 168,162 votes and the ANC 147,857. However, this was after the votes of only 170,386 people were tallied. There were 2,010,121 […]

ANC Has A Strong Lead In Nelson Mandela Bay

The African National Congress enjoyed a significant lead in Nelson Mandela Bay as the results of the municipal elections began trickling in on Thursday morning, the SABC reported. With 24 of the 246 voting districts declared, the ANC had a healthy lead with 74%. The Democratic Alliance had 17% of the votes in the region. […]

ANC Loses Midvaal To DA

The African National Congress was “very disappointed” over losing Midvaal in Gauteng to the Democratic Alliance and needed to work harder in minority areas, the party’s secretary general said at the IEC’s results centre in Pretoria on Thursday. “The ANC must work harder, we are not doing well in the minority areas,” Gwede Mantashe said […]

First Voting Results Go ANC Way

The first ward to be declared by the Independent Electoral Commission in the 2011 local government election has changed hands from the DA to the ANC, SABC news reported on Thursday. A ward at Thembelihle in the Northern Cape was won by Annetjie Kywe of the ANC with almost 49% of the vote. In 2006, […]

First Voting Results In – South Africa Election

The first results of the 2011 municipal elections came in at 8:22pm on Wednesday, more than one hour after the voting stations around the country had officially closed. Advocate Pansy Tlakula, chief executive of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), announced the results as they appeared on the results board in the results centre in Pretoria. […]

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