Cope have announced that Mbhazima Shilowa has been removed as the party's parliamentary chief whip and accounting officer, after he filed papers with Parliament, falsely claiming that documents showing that the requisite financial systems were in place to manage the money given to the party by Parliament were confirmed by an auditor. Shilowa has not been removed as a Member of Parliament. Read more: Sapa, via TimesLive
While we have your attention...
An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money, though not nearly as much as its absence can cost global community. No country can live and prosper without truth - that's why it matters.
Every Daily Maverick article and every Scorpio exposé are our contribution to this unshakeable mission. It is by far the most effective investment into South Africa's future.
Join our mission to become a Maverick Insider. Together we can Defend Defend Truth.
Game of Thrones author George RR Martin uses WordStar 4.0a word processor from the days of DOS to write all of his books.