Denel CEO Zwelakhe Ntshepe has resigned from the arms manufacturer. Ntshepe’s resignation comes after leaks that Denel gave North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s son an R1.1-million bursary to become a pilot. It was reported at the time that Denel had bent the rules to suit Supra Mahumapelo’s son. Oarabile Mahumapelo missed the Denel cut-off date to apply for a bursary and regardless of this, a bursary of R1.1-million was approved for him to study. It covers tuition fees, flying, accommodation, food, and laundry for the 17 months of the successful course. To worsen the situation, it was at an institution not permitted for funding by the government. Defence and aviation are not on the list of authorised study fields. Zwelakhe Ntshepe purportedly signed the contract. Denel confirmed that Mahumapelo’s son was one of three students from three provinces. Michael Kgobe is appointed as an interim CEO and head of aeronautics by Denel’s board. Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan wants Denel to investigate a bursary given to the North West premier’s son.
Local Hip Hop Sensation Senzo Mfundo Vilakazi, better known by his stage name Kwesta, has announced that his album Dakar II was certified 7 times platinum by RISA earning with the title of the bestselling Hip Hop album in South African History. The Rapper has been one of the most admired and successful rappers in […]
Collins Ndlovu: Addis Ababa: For half a century, Koshe dump site has been the only landfill in Addis Ababa, as the city has expanded the landfill-which used to lie on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital now, has become African first waste to energy plant. Early in 2017, the landslide d on the dump has […]
Shortly after the announcement of VAT increases from 14% to 15 by the former Finance Minister Melusi Gigaba, motorists are expected to experience a major hike in the petrol price for April, which will come into effect at midnight tonight, according to reports. The department of energy has published its official fuel price adjustments, confirming […]