News Bits By Zeeba!

News Bits:

  • Parliament Terminates contract with KPMG
  • Mkuseli Apleni challenges his suspension.
  • DA opposes new law.
  • Vodacom announces Free Internet.

In the new news Parliament has terminated it???s contract with KPMG. It???s says it???s decision was taken after considering the risks associated with doing business with the audit firm. Parliament Spoke-person Moloto Mothapo says, ???All this is a result of admission that the auditing firm has made with regards to improper conduct???.

Suspended Home Affairs director general Mkuseli Apleni hits back in court challenging his suspension in the High Court in Pretoria.?? Apleni was placed on precautionary suspension by the minister of home affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize last week giving no reason for her decision. In papers filed Apleni cited a number of reasons for his suspension which include VVIP fire-blade terminal at OR Tambo International Airport.?? Mkuseli Apleni accuses Hlengiwe Mkhize for not acting in accordance with the law and abusing her powers.

Lobby group My Vote Counts successfully argued in the Cape Town High Court that parties be forced by law to disclose private funders. The DA (Democratic Alliance) was the only political party to oppose this matter citing donors often request anonymity. ??Judge Yasmin Meer says that knowing who has funded political parties is ???reasonably required??? to make political choices.

 

Vodacom makes available a free internet service for its users at South African universities. This initiative is aimed at helping address cost challenges associated with access to educational content for learners and remote learning for institutions of higher learning. ??The service provider says it has already enabled 19 of the 23 South African universities with free internet access.

That???s it! Catch us again tomorrow at 7 for news you might have missed.

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Zeeba & Team.

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