Fana Hlongwane to testify at arms deal inquiry

2014-11-24 10:08

Fana Hlongwane, who served as an arms consultant and adviser to late defence minister Joe Modise, is set to testify before the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.

Zuma must share Nkandla

2014-11-23 22:29

When President Jacob Zuma retires from the top office in the land in 2019, he will have to share his multimillion-rand residential complex with the residents of Nkandla.

Families take over from the Marikana dead

2014-11-23 14:06

Forty-one members of some of the miners killed during a wildcat strike at a Lonmin mine in August 2012, have now been employed by the company, a report says.

Nkandla fence falling apart - report

2014-11-23 10:00

Less than two years after it was erected, the multi million rand high-security perimeter fence around President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home is falling apart, a report says.

Germany wants investor assurance from SA

2014-11-21 18:31

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his country needs a "clear message" that South Africa can provide an "investment-friendly environment".

Guard against racism in sport - Zuma

2014-11-21 12:30

Humanity must "jealously guard" against racist tendencies in sport, says President Jacob Zuma.

ANC vets want Zuma to pay back the money

2014-11-21 08:36

ANC veterans believe President Jacob Zuma should do the honourable thing and pay back some of the R246m in state funds used to upgrade his private Nkandla home in KwaZulu-Natal.

IEC candidate rebuked for errors in CV

2014-11-21 06:36

A candidate for the position of IEC commissioner has been criticised for spelling errors in her CV and not acquainting herself with developments at the commission.

Top SANDF official denies Nkandla-related report

2014-11-20 17:17

Lieutenant General Vejay Ramlakan has criticised a Beeld newspaper report which stated that he might go on early retirement following an SANDF probe into President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

Mbeki, Motlanthe, Zuma 'must apologise to Zimbabweans'

2014-11-20 12:21

South Africa must apologise to Zimbabweans for the delayed release of a critical report detailing the "2002 electoral theft" blamed on President Robert Mugabe and his party Zanu PF, a group says.

Interviews due for IEC commissioner

2014-11-19 19:46

Candidates shortlisted for the position of commissioner of the Electoral Commission SA will be interviewed in Johannesburg.

Zuma pays tribute to malaria victim

2014-11-18 17:07

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to a South African health official who died in Nigeria while helping repatriate the remains of South Africans.

Nene: World economy not growing fast enough

2014-11-18 15:52

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says leaders at the G20 summit expressed concern over sluggish global economic growth.

Nene: Country-specific reforms needed

2014-11-18 10:46

Sluggish global economic growth has been of concern to all at the G20 leaders summit held in Brisbane, Australia, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Middle Class tweets won't remove Zuma

2014-11-17 19:25

The middle class think that their radio calls, tweets and online petitions will give them what they want; for Jacob Zuma to resign, says Esethu Hasane.

DA demands probe into rowdy brawl

2014-11-17 15:38

The DA will demand an investigation by the parliamentary oversight authority into the chain of events that saw riot police enter the National Assembly.

Parliament not the ANC's playground - Zille

2014-11-17 14:28

President Jacob Zuma has shown ignorance and contempt for the Constitution and the principle of accountability, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Ramaphosa to meet political parties

2014-11-17 11:01

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to meet the leaders of political parties in Parliament, in a bid to strengthen and consolidate parliamentary democratic processes, the presidency says.

ANC hails Zuma over Lagos bodies

2014-11-16 22:28

The ANC has saluted President Jacob Zuma for intervening in the prolonged repatriation of the bodies of 85 people killed over two months ago in a church building collapse in Nigeria.

Zuma welcomes G20 commitment to lift GDP

2014-11-16 16:06

President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the G20 summit's commitment to lift gross domestic product by at least an additional 2% by 2018.

GALLERY: G20 summit

2014-11-15 15:58

Protesters hope to catch the eye of leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies.

Outstanding land claims to cost R16.9bn

2014-11-14 17:53

Settling land restitution claims lodged during the first land claims window period will cost an estimated R16.9bn, says Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti.


With the recent Cell C court case loss against an irate customer who made a billboard targeting its poor service, we examine freedom of expression in post-1994 SA.

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Nkandla fund not only for Zuma - businessmen

2014-11-13 20:33

A group of businessmen raising funds to repay the money spent on President Jacob Zuma's home at Nkandla, have claimed they want to free up Parliament by putting the issue to rest.

Zuma meets Soweto youth at G20

2014-11-13 17:30

President Jacob Zuma has met two learners from Moletsane High School from Soweto who are attending the G20 youth programme in Brisbane.


Nkandla fence report 'inaccurate'

2014-11-24 06:09

A report in the Sunday Times regarding the security fence around President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home was factually inaccurate, Betafence SA says.

Zuma to launch campaign against women abuse

2014-11-23 17:51

President Jacob Zuma will launch the 16 days of activism campaign against violence targeted at women and children, the Presidency has said.

Zuma's cabinet costs R4.4m a day - report

2014-11-23 11:16

President Jacob Zuma's personal costs are responsible for a significant percentage of the total R1.6bn a year to the executive running, according to a report.

Guptas intend listing uranium mine on JSE

2014-11-22 11:35

The controversial Gupta family intends listing a uranium mine on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange to raise R800m, a Johannesburg newspaper reports.

ANC pushing us to brink

2014-11-21 11:16

Many South Africans are getting fed up with the ANC's nonsense, says Mzwandile Jacks.

ANC pushing us to brink

2014-11-21 07:44

Many South Africans are getting fed up with the ANC's nonsense, says Mzwandile Jacks.

SA, Botswana strengthen ties

2014-11-21 05:25

It is important that the more than 30 agreements South Africa signed with Botswana are implemented, President Jacob Zuma says.

Cabinet: Zuma didn’t disobey Parliament

2014-11-20 14:04

President Jacob Zuma has never disobeyed the rules of Parliament, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.

Parliament accord in tatters over Zuma debate

2014-11-20 07:19

A fragile truce between political parties in Parliament has fallen apart after the opposition pushed ahead with a motion accusing President Jacob Zuma of dodging questions over his Nkandla homestead.

Media barred from Nkandla hearings

2014-11-19 17:42

The media has been barred from the disciplinary hearings of two public works officials in relation to spending on Nkandla, the Public Servants Association says.

Zuma presents ideal clinics vision

2014-11-18 16:25

President Jacob Zuma has a vision for "ideal clinics" that will work closely with communities to provide primary health care.

I don’t recognise Zuma, and the ANC is next

2014-11-18 12:00

I denounce Jacob Zuma as my president because I'm tired of being embarrassed and infuriated by a man who cares more for himself than his country, says Lukhona Mnguni.

Hoots for anti-Zuma banner

2014-11-18 10:24

A large banner hanging over a KwaZulu-Natal bridge stating "!!!Hoot!!! Zuma must go" has resulted in many rush hour motorists hooting in agreement, according to a report.

Embattled SABC chair denies affair with Zuma

2014-11-17 15:48

SABC board chair Ellen Tshabalala has angrily responded to the Sunday Sun's front page story, which alleged that she had had an affair with President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma chuffed with Bafana

2014-11-17 14:31

President Jacob Zuma has extended his praise to Bafana Bafana following their qualification for the 2015 African Cup of Nations.

Mass Wi-Fi rollout 'makes sense' for SA

2014-11-17 11:30

The lack of a spectrum licence for deployment makes Wi-Fi an ideal technology to grant internet access to people, says an industry player.

Zuma son inquest postponed

2014-11-17 11:00

An inquest into an accident involving President Jacob Zuma's son has been postponed to give both the defence and the State time to go through the evidence.

Jacob Zuma’s new number one

2014-11-16 16:46

In the corridors of Parliament, Cedric Frolick is described as an “extremely hard-working” man and as a person who sticks to the rules.

Zuma proud of AB's feat

2014-11-16 11:05

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated cricketer AB De Villiers on becoming the fastest player ever to score 7000 ODIs.


Protesters have braved the sweltering heat to capitalise on the presence of leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies discussing the global economy.

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President's powers must be reviewed – Moseneke

2014-11-14 10:16

Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has questioned the amount of power vested in President Jacob Zuma, according to a report.

Fists fly as riot police clash with MPs in scuffle

2014-11-14 01:45

Members of the police's public order policing unit have stormed into the National Assembly chamber, manhandling a female EFF MP and causing a scuffle during which several punches were thrown.

Maimane: Nkandla report a travesty

2014-11-13 18:57

The adoption of the report by the ad hoc committee on Nkandla is a travesty of parliamentary oversight, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

Opposition purposefully delaying Parly session - sources

2014-11-13 17:29

Opposition sources in Parliament have revealed that their tactic is to extend the session into the night, when ANC lawmakers usually fly home for the weekend.

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