SA budget throws light on fractured ANC

2017-02-22 08:58

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will deliver his annual budget in parliament as he battles to revive the economy and head off loyalists of the president who seek to oust him.

SS Mendi victims loved peace and justice - Zuma

2017-02-21 19:11

The more than 600 black men killed when the SS Mendi sank, died believing their contribution to World War I would lead to the better treatment of black people in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Zuma remembers 6 who died in naval base freak accident

2017-02-21 11:52

President Jacob Zuma has used the Armed Forces Day parade to remember the six people who died in last week's freak accident at the Durban naval base, as well as those who died on the SS Mendi in 1917.

Zuma not backing Hayatou - Mbalula

2017-02-20 21:55

SA sports minister Fikile Mbalula has denied a CAF statement that President Jacob Zuma was backing incumbent Issa Hayatou in the CAF leadership race.

Statue for JZ? Rather use that money for the people – Cope

2017-02-19 21:01

The Congress of the People in the North West province on Sunday lambasted government for allocating R6 million for a statue of President Jacob Zuma.

Our comedians have the Zuma-Trump phone chat down pat

2017-02-19 13:00

The finale of the Roast Battle airs on Comedy Central tomorrow night, and City Press has asked participating comedians to imagine how US President Donald Trump’s phone call to our own President Jacob Zuma went down.

Cape Town Art Fair

2017-02-19 09:03

President Jacob Zuma would do well to thank the organisers of the Cape Town Art Fair for not inviting him to the three-day event.

Return land to the people

2017-02-19 06:10

The ANC’s programme for redistribution must explore expropriation without compensation, writes Ayanda Dlodlo.

Pay back the money, Zuma tells state institutions that owe SIU

2017-02-18 13:00

The Special Investigating Unit is owed over R300m by state institutions and President Jacob Zuma has called on them to pay back the money.

Zuma promises end to university fee uncertainty

2017-02-17 22:25

President Jacob Zuma has promised students that uncertainty about university fees will end this year.


Five charts showing Gordhan's budget predicament

2017-02-22 07:18

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has to weigh the impact of higher taxes and reduced government spending on growth as he tries to keep SA's investment-grade credit rating.

FIC Bill: Zuma has one of two choices

2017-02-21 16:06

Parliament has passed amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill, leaving the president with the choice to either sign it into law or refer it to the Constitutional Court.

Zuma addresses Armed Forces Day event

2017-02-21 10:43

President Jacob Zuma has begun his address at the 6th Armed Forces Day celebrations in Durban.

Mathews Phosa makes Edward Zuma want to vomit

2017-02-20 19:23

President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward says Mathews Phosa makes him want to vomit, after the former ANC treasurer called for his father to step down.

#Sona tops SA news coverage

2017-02-19 13:13

President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address dominated news media across the country this week, according to media monitoring company ROi Africa.

Gordhan stays on track amid Molefe's MP play

2017-02-19 09:37

Despite efforts to put pressure on him, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is not expected to pronounce any new radical economic spending in this year’s budget.

Rapper’s rhyme and reason

2017-02-19 09:02

“Aluta continua” are the opening words of Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh’s latest hip-hop video in his campaign against what he sees as the ANC and President Jacob Zuma’s mismanagement of the country.

Maynier: Zwane’s reprimand a slap on the wrist

2017-02-19 06:00

At last we now know what President Jacob Zuma told renegade Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane when he “reprimanded” him for issuing a statement announcing a commission of inquiry into SA’s major banks last year.

Quotes of the week

2017-02-17 22:25

A selection of quotes from some stories News24 published this week.

Revamped refugee centre brings hopes of better service

2017-02-17 22:25

Foreigners seeking asylum in South Africa hope the revamped Marabastad refugee centre in Pretoria will result in better service from home affairs.

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