June 27 major South African media outlets

The following are highlights of South African major media outlets on Monday.


— Five South African Communist Party (SACP) leaders in Tshwane,including one Young Communist League (YCL) member,have been suspended for their alleged involvement in the outbreak of violent riots in the city this past week.

SACP provincial secretary Jacob Mamabolo made this announcement on Sunday at a briefing in Johannesburg,saying the party’s issues arising from the protests are “more serious than expected”. (Business Day).

— Four executives of four Gupta-owned companies ambushed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on PowerFM on Sunday night with questions focusing on the blacklisting of their bank accounts.

In his response,Gordhan revealed for the first time that he had met representatives of Oakbay over the banking issue and said: “Where Treasury can assist it will go out of its way to do so. We will not stand still. But we require the right kind of approaches on these kinds of matters that will find constructive solutions.”
Small parties represented in the National Assembly are flexing their muscles ahead of the August 3rd municipal elections.(Fin24)

— The South African Communist Party (SACP) will on Monday officially inform five leaders,of its Tshwane region,of their suspension.

This follows the leaders’alleged involvement in violent protests in the region last week. (South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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