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Tutu laments SA's 'time warp'

2014-12-12 17:36

Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has made a scathing assessment of South Africa's fall from grace since the euphoria over the end of apartheid 20 years ago.

Sars spied on Zuma

2014-10-12 09:03
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The South African Revenue Services (Sars) reportedly paid an official R3m in hush money after its illegal spy unit bugged President Jacob Zuma's house.

Rand stutters as Kganyago relief wears off

2014-10-08 09:28

The rand has snapped gains against the dollar as the euphoria from Lesetja Kganyago's appointment as SA Reserve Bank governor wore off.

Khulubuse wedding highlights SA contradictions

2014-09-18 07:50

The lavish traditional wedding of Khulubuse Zuma to a Swazi royal has again brought the social and political contradictions of South Africa into focus.

Gill Marcus forgoes salary hike

2014-06-25 20:07

South African Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus, who is a prominent opponent of excessive executive pay, has taken a salary cut in real terms.

Malema announces EFF Parliament leadership

2014-06-01 15:00
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EFF leader Julius Malema has announced the names of his party's leadership in the National Assembly.

Opposing the ANC 'an act of love' - Kasrils

2014-04-30 14:47
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Voting against the ANC in next week's general elections is the best way to support the party's founding principles, former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says.

Zuma stops shoppers at East Rand mall

2014-04-25 17:07
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Shopping came to halt at Tsakane Mall in the East Rand when ANC President Jacob Zuma visited the area as part of his campaign for the 7 May elections.

Jim wants change for working class

2014-04-10 20:17

It is time for the working class to start organising itself because the ANC is ignoring the freedom charter, says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Malema tops Twitter

2014-03-18 16:58
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EFF leader Julius Malema has more Twitter followers than official opposition leader Helen Zille and Jacob Zuma, a study has found.

Zuma shocked at North West Nazi incident

2014-03-05 08:07
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President Jacob Zuma has expressed shock at reports that students at the North West University had used the Nazi salute.

A country with two faces

2014-02-07 07:10

Is SA a place racked with violence or a land of hope, asks Mzwandile Jacks.

Twitter responds to Nkandla report

2013-12-20 09:37

Twitter has been abuzz with responses to an inter-ministerial task team report on Nkandla. Read some of the responses here.

Madonsela reports expose 'plunder, rot'

2013-12-01 09:02
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's preliminary reports on President Jacob Zuma’s administration is said to paint a shocking picture of plunder, patronage and rot.

Numsa threatens to cut ties with Cosatu

2013-11-24 11:51

Numsa is apparently set to pull out of the ANC-led tripartite alliance and dissuade its members from voting for the ruling party next year.

Zuma: Balance politics and worker issues

2013-08-22 14:56

Trade unions need to find a balance between politics and worker struggles on the factory floor, President Jacob Zuma says.

Charlize reaches out to SA's youth

2013-07-29 18:27

Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron has urged the youth of South Africa to find out more about HIV/Aids to keep themselves healthy.

Zuma pledges R2bn for FET colleges

2013-02-12 15:31

Government funding to poor students in further education and training colleges will be increased this year, says President Jacob Zuma.

Rand jumps to 10-week high

2012-12-18 09:40

The rand has touched a two-and-half month high amid a lack of surprises from the ANC's leadership election and hopes for a deal to resolve the US fiscal cliff.

Labour unrest ups pressure on Zuma

2012-10-03 14:03

A spate of miners’ strikes has now hit Kumba, regarded as immune to the contagion because of a payout of about R345 000 to workers as part of a share scheme.

Zuma congratulates Hotstix on matric

2012-07-31 09:39

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated musician Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse on achieving his matric at the age of 61.

Zuma kept royals waiting

2011-07-06 22:36
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President Jacob Zuma has kept the Prince and Princess of Monaco waiting for almost two hours at King’s House in Durban.

Pricey Zuma home refurbishment stopped

2011-03-22 14:44

Refurbishment of President Jacob Zuma's residence that would have cost R177m has been halted, says the minister of public works.

Govt 'committed' to victim participation

2010-10-29 14:38

The justice department says it is taking victim participation seriously in the special pardons process, in which 149 offenders are seeking presidential pardons.

SA, EU to sign new deal

2010-09-28 15:58

South Africa and the Europe Union are finalising a new agreement to boost trade and economic relations.

 

ANC MPs must crush opposition, Zuma allegedly said

2014-11-16 07:21
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President Jacob Zuma is at the centre of the chaos that erupted in Parliament last week as he had allegedly told ANC MPs to "use their numbers to crush opposition" in Parliament.

Speaker receives complaint against Madonsela

2014-10-09 14:06
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Parliament's ad hoc committee on Nkandla has heard that the legislature has received a formal complaint against Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Zuma not angry about Gauteng e-toll stance

2014-10-06 11:27

President Jacob Zuma has dismissed media reports that he is angry about the Gauteng ANC's position on electronic tolling in the province.

Zuma stamps property rates, labour acts

2014-08-18 11:48

President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Local Government Municipal Property Rates Amendment Act and the Labour Relations Amendment Act, says the Presidency.

Vavi: Macro-economic policies must change

2014-06-18 09:06

SA's economic structure needs to refocus from mining and finance to industrialisation if 5% growth is to be achieved, says Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi.

INFOGRAPHIC: Zuma's new Cabinet

2014-05-26 14:49

President Jacob Zuma has announced his new Cabinet. Take a look at News24's infographic and find out who's who.

Cape gangster gets VIP invite to Zuma’s party

2014-04-27 13:12
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Cape Town’s most notorious gangster Mark Lifman was a VIP guest at President Jacob Zuma’s recent birthday rally at the Vygieskraal Stadium in Athlone, says a report.

'Zuma's legacy will be judged by Nkandla'

2014-04-19 19:01
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The legacy of President Jacob Zuma is contingent on how he deals with the issue of upgrades to his Nkandla homestead, says Cape Town Archbishop Thabo Makgoba.

Why Sanral is public enemy Number One

2014-03-20 14:53

As e-toll complaints mount, the SA National Consumer Union says strong public opposition could have been avoided had Sanral heeded its call to rethink the process.

Zille lists reasons for Eskom crisis

2014-03-10 14:15

It is unacceptable that six years after the last energy crisis, Eskom is still not able to meet the economy's energy needs, says DA leader Helen Zille.

Zuma looks to 7 May

2014-02-13 22:15

President Jacob Zuma has tempered warnings on the economy with reflections on the gains of a 20-year democracy in an upbeat State of the Nation address, ahead of the elections.

Sadtu: Free education will stop unemployment

2014-01-13 10:06

The ANC's commitment to free education at all levels would ensure the eradication of illiteracy and unemployment, says the SA Democratic Teachers' Union.

Twitter responds to Nkandla report

2013-12-19 14:46

Twitter has been abuzz with responses to an inter-ministerial task team report on Nkandla. Read some of the responses here.

Numsa set for face off with Cosatu

2013-11-26 16:06

Numsa bosses are circulating a document asking whether it should form a labour party, civic movement or a worker federation to go head-to-head with Cosatu.

Zuma's absurd attack

2013-09-13 07:27

Accusing the media of focusing on negatives is far-fetched, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Zuma and the Zim poll

2013-08-07 09:30

The ANC has opted for continuity over accountability, says Daniel Silke.

Gadaffi loot: Zuma sees, hears no evil

2013-06-19 22:36
196 comments

President Jacob Zuma says he knows nothing about assets and cash totalling almost R10bn that was stashed in the country by ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddaffi.

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Zuma defends Nkandla

2012-11-16 09:35

President Jacob Zuma insisted to Parliament he paid for upgrades to his Nkandla homestead. Watch.

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Strikes won't help workers - Zuma

2012-09-13 15:39

President Jacob Zuma says the illegal strikes and intimidation spreading through the mining industry will not help workers, and make the "country worse off".

Julius Malema song flying off shelves

2011-12-08 10:26

A controversial song about suspended ANCYL president Julius Malema is reportedly flying off the shelves in Durban music stores.

Rand rattled by Zuma, Gordhan briefing

2011-03-25 12:39

The rand weakened as traders speculated over the reasons for an afternoon press conference by President Jacob Zuma and the finance minister.

Auto, mining, IT earmarked for jobs

2011-02-15 20:36

Projects in the car manufacturing and other sectors are expected to create thousands of new jobs, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Reshuffle rumours are 'mischievous'

2010-10-26 21:53

The ANC has expressed concern over media reports about a possible Cabinet reshuffle, describing the speculation as "mischievous".

ANC takes on strong rand, nationalisation

2010-09-23 13:30

Tensions arose in the ANC committees as the youth league refused to back down on calls that nationalisation of mines should be discussed, says a party member.

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