QUOTES OF THE WEEK
Everybody has been saying that I am aligned to the president (Jacob Zuma), that the president is my cousin and all sorts of rubbish. He is my friend, so why on earth am I going to say I don’t like him. To say he is my cousin is fabrication. – Former Eskom chairman Ben Ngubane says he is a target of attacks because of his closeness to President Jacob Zuma. Matthew MoirThe minister is rather coy about her personal involvement in the process. – ConCourt Justice Johan Froneman orders an investigation to test the veracity of allegations that Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was to blame for the Sassa mess.
I would like to thank you for holding these placards up because you are sending a message. So rather than me being upset, I thank you for doing this in the orderly and professional manner that you have. We will listen to all of the views expressed by South Africans. – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa thanks protesters at the 8th South African Aids Conference in Durban this week. The group held up posters asking why the issue of sex work being decriminalised had been removed from the new five-year National Strategic Plan on HIV, AIDS and STIs.