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Minister claims innocence on kickbacks allegations

Pretoria – The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson has refuted media reports alleging that she received ‘kickbacks’. The story in the weekend media alleged that Joemat-Pettersson was being investigated for allegedly taking a kickback for arranging the purchase of an R18 million game farm for disadvantaged women while she was still the […] Continue reading →

Sicelo Shiceka laid to rest

Johannesburg – Mourners from across the country on Saturday bade farewell to former Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Sicelo Shiceka, who passed away two weeks ago. Shiceka was laid to rest at West Park cemetery in a ceremony conducted by the South African National Defence Force following a decision by President Jacob Zuma to […] Continue reading →

Sicelo Shiceka will be buried next week – family

By Nthambeleni Gabara Pretoria – Former Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Sicelo Shiceka, will be laid to rest in Midrand, Johannesburg, next Saturday, his family announced on Thursday. Shiceka passed away at Umtata General Hospital in the Eastern Cape, on Monday, following a long illness that saw him take extended leave from his work […] Continue reading →

Shiceka passes on

Former minister of co-operative governance and traditional affairs, Sicelo Shiceka, passed away this morning (Monday, 30 April 2012) at Umtata General Hospital in his home province of Eastern Cape. The African National Congress (ANC) said it was saddened by his death. “The African National Congress is saddened by the passing on of Comrade Sicelo Shiceka […] Continue reading →

A second Cabinet reshuffle in one term

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has announced several changes to his Cabinet in a special press briefing at the Union Buildings in Pretoria this afternoon. Public Works Minister Gwen Mahlangu-Nkabinde and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Sicelo Shiceka were replaced in the Cabinet reshuffle. The Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Thembelani […] Continue reading →