Mashaba points finger at Zuma's VIP unit for friend's death

City of Joburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, has blamed a member of President Jacob Zuma's security detail for the death of a friend over the weekend.

Taking to twitter on Saturday, he challenged SA Police Service (SAPS) to release the details of the vehicle that allegedly hit Solly Moutlana in Hatfield, Pretoria.

However, the Presidency has denied any involvement of a presidential motorcade in the alleged incident.

Cape Talk's Kieno Kammies spoke to Mashaba regarding recent developments since the tragic death.

To try to spin it that the President was not there is not the issue... What was the rush all about?

Herman Mashaba, City of Joburg mayor

Listen to the interview below for more details:

Read More
Have you given consent to receive marketing phone texts without knowing?

Have you given consent to receive marketing phone texts without knowing?

CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies looks at ways to get rid of the annoying marketing messages that are bombarding our phones.

What to do when medical aids refuse to authorise a procedure

What to do when medical aids refuse to authorise a procedure

Council for Medical Schemes answers listeners on medical aids and medical procedures not covered by medical aids.

SAA's cabin crew embark on strike action

SAA's cabin crew embark on strike action

The cabin crew is demanding that their international meal allowance be increased from $131 to $170.

Green light for demolition of GF Jooste Hospital site

Green light for demolition of GF Jooste Hospital site

Western Cape Transport MEC Donald Grant gives clarity on what government and the City of Cape Town are planning for the site.

Water less car wash making waves and developer denies flouting restrictions

Water less car wash making waves and developer denies flouting restrictions

CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies speaks to CEO of Garden Cities and also finds out how a water less car wash operates.

Kids glued to digital screens may suffer eye strain

Kids glued to digital screens may suffer eye strain

Extended use of digital devices leads to eye strain, dry eyes, and blurred vision according to optometrist Richard Mathivha.

Popular articles
3 hottest JSE stock picks of the week (by Cannon Asset Managers)

3 hottest JSE stock picks of the week (by Cannon Asset Managers)

These three shares are the best investments on the JSE right now, says Cannon Asset Managers Portfolio Manager Samantha Steyn.

No jobs for medical interns as health dept funds dry up - Sama

No jobs for medical interns as health dept funds dry up - Sama

Mark Sonderup, South Africa Medical Association, vice-chairperson says the medical profession is in trouble.

Wa Afrika given 24-hour security after exposing Eskom

Wa Afrika given 24-hour security after exposing Eskom

Times Media Group has provided 24-hour security to Wa Afrika after a confession from the man hired to kill him.

Why Sisulu and Dlamini-Zuma aren't suitable Presidential candidates: analyst

Why Sisulu and Dlamini-Zuma aren't suitable Presidential candidates: analyst

ANC branch in the Eastern Cape, Z.R Mahabana, has launched a campaign backing Lindiwe Sisuslu as an ANC presidential candidate.

Gigaba said he failed to assure Moody's about SA economic policy- senior journo

Gigaba said he failed to assure Moody's about SA economic policy- senior journo

The Finance Minister admitted that he faced difficult questions from investors during his visit to the US, says Simon Marks.

[Watch] All the Foreshore Freeway Project proposals

[Watch] All the Foreshore Freeway Project proposals

Take a look at the 6 six proposals that have been received by the City for the Foreshore freeway precinct.