Best of City Press: Justice against Zuma 'unlikely', R200m in taxpayers' money wasted and Baleka rejects Zuma claims

2017-10-16 06:54

City Press headlines this week explored what repercussions, if any, President Jacob Zuma faces in the "spy tapes" saga, how R200m was wasted through bungled tender processes and Baleka Mbete rejecting claims she protects Zuma.

Parliament to discuss Protector’s fitness to hold office

2017-10-08 05:47

Parliament will discuss Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office, an unprecedented move which comes barely a year after she took up the post on October 15 last year.

Accountability for Zuma lies with the Speaker - EFF lawyer

2017-09-05 12:20

The EFF’s lawyer has told the Constitutional Court that the primary responsibility to hold President Jacob Zuma to account lies with the Speaker, Baleka Mbete.

'Mbete and Sisulu on their own' - ANCWL's Bathabile Dlamini

2017-09-03 19:44

ANC Women’s League President Bathabile Dlamini says presidential hopefuls Baleka Mbete and Lindiwe Sisulu must not expect the support from the league in their presidential bid.

Pros and cons of the three women running for the presidency

2017-08-10 12:01

If South Africans get a woman who will govern in the same way as a man they would have gained nothing but a switch in gender, writes Amanda Gouws.

Was Zuma behind the secret ballot?

2017-08-09 10:00

I believe that President Zuma not only agreed to a secret ballot, but wanted it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

ANALYSIS: '201 is the magic number in #ZumaVote'

News24 Editor-in Chief Adriaan Basson and Video Editor Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath preview Tuesday's highly-anticipated vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Watch.

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WATCH: The moment Mbete announced #NoConfidenceVote will be secret ballot

National Assembly Speaker Ms Baleka Mbete addressed the media on the voting procedure to be followed, when the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma is debated in the National Assembly on Tuesday. Watch.

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Opposition parties praise secret ballot decision

2017-08-07 21:10

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's decision on the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma has been lauded as a victory for democracy and SA.

#SecretBallot: 'And just like that Mbete is forgiven' says Twitter

2017-08-07 19:43

Twitter has wasted no time in making sure feelings on the #SecretBallot are expressed.


Baleka Mbete not a ‘Zuma person’

2017-10-15 00:00

Presidential hopeful Baleka Mbete has rejected claims that she protects the president.

Mabuza continues to push for uncontested ANC conference

2017-09-17 05:58

A unity initiative by Mpumalanga ANC chairperson David Mabuza could put a spanner in the works as ANC leaders campaign to be president of the party.

Motsoeneng to explain to Labour Court why he should not be held personally liable for SABC 8

2017-09-05 05:05

The former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is expected to explain to the Labour Court in Johannesburg why he should not be held liable in his personal capacity for the wrongful dismissal of the SABC 8 journalists.

This week in Parliament: 3 unprecedented events

2017-08-11 16:54

Parliament, an institution governed by rules, procedures and precedent, seldom if ever delivers three events in one week that can be described as "unprecedented". But this past week, it did just that.

Focus turns to elective conference as Zuma dodges another bullet

2017-08-10 10:27

Even though President Jacob Zuma survived the no confidence vote, political noise will persist ahead of the ANC elective conference in December, which may undermine the rand, says an economist.

Good news for investor confidence as Zuma's grip on ANC slips

2017-08-09 06:03

The outcome of the no confidence vote shows that President Jacob Zuma's grip of power in the ANC is slipping.

It's game on, a big moment for SA's democracy - analyst

2017-08-08 12:45

This is game on, says Richard Calland, a political analyst and associate law professor at UCT ahead of the no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma's 'derelict leadership' main reason for no confidence vote

2017-08-08 09:53

The precarious state of the economy under President Jacob Zuma is the principal reason why opposition parties have pushed for a motion of no confidence in the country's leader.

Financials and retailers gain on back of secret ballot announcement

2017-08-07 20:03

The JSE closed firmer following the announcement that the vote in no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be by a secret ballot.

We will still defeat secret no confidence motion - ANC in Parliament

2017-08-07 19:37

The ANC in Parliament says the decision to hold the upcoming motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot makes no difference in its stance that it will be defeated.

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