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Ace makes light of axe about to fall

Has Ace Magashule started clearing his desk in preparation of vacating Luthuli House on Friday?

Myeni’s family calls on SA government to ramp up pressure on US over killing

Lindani Myeni’s family has called on the South African government to put pressure on the United States government over his killing by cops in Hawaii earlier this month.

Guptas to pay for their crimes – just not in South Africa

As former president Jacob Zuma runs out of rich friends to finance his lavish lifestyle or pay top lawyers to represent him in court, the Guptas have been slapped with sanctions in the United Kingdom.

Has Tokyo lost his marbles?

South Africans are watching the painful demise of Tokyo Sexwale, a man who was once considered by many as a potential president, to a confused political has-been hallucinating about multi-billion rand funds.

Date for local government elections set over EFF and IFP objections

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that local government elections will take place on 27 October.

Zuma’s legal team resigning could just be a delaying tactic

The resignation of Jacob Zuma’s legal team might just be no more than a trick to avoid going to court on his 15 year-old corruption case.

Nowhere to hide for Magashule as Ramaphosa expands his power base

All indications suggest that ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule will have no choice but to step aside when the 30-day grace period ends on 1 May.

Mayoral divide splits KZN community

The rural residents of uMkhanyakude in the far north of KZN are the witnesses to a bewildering mayoral power struggle between the ANC and the IFP.

“DO YOUR DAMNDEST” – ZUMA

Former President Jacob Zuma snubbed the Constitutional Court on Wednesday, ignoring a deadline to advise how he should be punished for being in contempt of court.

When it comes to race, there’s always a South African angle

America’s racially charged trial of the Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering a black man, George Floyd, by kneeling on his neck for nine and a half minutes, got its South African moment on Wednesday.

Justice for murdered Pan-African icon Thomas Sankara after 34 years?

The EFF has welcomed the Burkina Faso government’s decision to prosecute former strongman Blaise Compaoré for murdering Thomas Sankara.

Leaked recording reveals Duarte’s deep support for Zuma

In another leaked recording of the ANC top six virtual meeting in March, Jessie Duarte can be heard defending former president Jacob Zuma’s refusal to attend the Zondo Commission.

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