Politics

President Ramaphosa to give more details on state capture at the commission

President Cyril Ramaphosa will spend the rest of the week at the state capture commission, where he will testify as both president of the ANC and as state president.

Joburg has a new mayor

Jolidee Matongo is the new Executive Mayor of Joburg after he was elected unopposed on Tuesday.

ANC squabbling delays the appointment of eThekwini deputy mayor

The eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal has been without a deputy mayor for almost seven months.

Jacob Zuma slips through the loophole yet again – without even getting out of bed

The Jacob Zuma Arms Deal case has been postponed to 9 and 10 September due to ill-health.

Jacob Zuma set to duck another court date

Zuma’s lawyers are expected to apply for yet another postponement of Jacob Zuma’s Arms Deal corruption trial on Tuesday.

KZN mayors facing criminal charges can keep their jobs, says ANC

The ANC has dismissed calls for two of their KwaZulu-Natal mayors facing criminal charges to step down, arguing that their alleged crimes have nothing to do with their jobs.

Tainted politicians make it into Ramaphosa’s cabinet

President Cyril Ramaphosa reshuffled his Cabinet on Thursday evening, and while some of the names of people who made the cut have been welcomed, others have raised eyebrows.

ANC to haul instigators of violence over the coals

Amid fresh threats of a second phase of unrest, Jessie Duarte, ANC deputy secretary-general, said the ruling party was finalising its charge sheets against members who fuelled previous unrest.

Zweli Mkhize finally runs out of road

Dr Zweli Mkhize’s once-promising political career hit rock-bottom yesterday after he resigned as Minister of Health, completing a spectacular fall from grace over the course of 2021.

Jacob Zuma in hospital “but no need to be alarmed yet” his foundation says

Just a few days before the start of his corruption trial, Jacob Zuma has been admitted to a hospital in Estcourt.

“Stop playing politics with Phoenix”

Angry residents have issued a stern warning to political parties not to take advantage of the racial tensions between Indians and Blacks in Phoenix to improve their political standings.

Zuma threatens to expose “prominent organisations and foundations”

Jacob Zuma, a man who always said he wanted his days in court but used every trick in the book to delay them, is now dragging prominent organisations and foundations, which might have benefitted from the Arms Deal in the 1990s into the battle.

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