Zuma sends condolences to quake-hit Indonesia

2016-12-07 21:22

President Jacob Zuma has sent condolences to Indonesia following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake which struck the country's Aceh province, killing almost 100 people.

Friedman: Economic exclusion feeds politics of patronage

2016-12-07 07:23

A closer look at the politics within the ANC suggests that this is a fight between two factions, both of them products of trends in the economy, explains Prof Steven Friedman.

Restoring sanity to SA

2016-12-07 05:01

While Zuma's ill-gained throne gradually falls apart one single sentence should drive us, and that is that South Africa belongs to all who live in it, says Solly Moeng.

SA’s history of randy politicians – when more than a bit-on-the-side sets you apart

2016-12-06 08:46

In this, often side-splitting satirical piece, Ed Herbst takes a global historical tour of the more colourful political fornicators and masters of infidelity.

DA in bid to force Zuma to institute state capture inquiry

2016-12-05 09:42

The DA says it will not only oppose President Jacob Zuma's application to have the state capture report set aside, but will also approach the Constitutional Court to force him to appoint an inquiry.

Political division retards economic policy

2016-12-05 05:46

The new year is set to be a battle not only between political heavyweights but between those clamouring for action rather than mere politicking, says Daniel Silke.

Parliament disruptions are against the Bible: Zuma

2016-12-04 14:06

Unruly behaviour by some in Parliament does not conform with teachings of the Bible, President Jacob Zuma has told thousands of members of the Twelve Apostles in Christ church at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.

On death and living to fight another day

2016-12-04 06:07

Wednesday, 6am. It’s overcast and cold, but there’s a southwest wind working up a sweat right on the sandbank about 200m out to sea on North Beach. I’m wallowing on my back and looking at the clouds while waiting for the next set, and I’m thinking.

Zuma: Thuli can’t dictate my job

2016-12-04 06:02

President Jacob Zuma has claimed that Thuli ­Madonsela is trying to dictate his job to him by calling for a commission of inquiry that is ­unlawful.

Now Nene’s into the finance of farming

2016-12-04 06:01

December 9 marks exactly a year since Nhlanhla Nene was fired from his post as finance minister.


Meet SAA ‘whistle-blower’ that saved SA taxpayers billions of rands

2016-12-07 11:40

South Africans owe immense gratitude to a few individuals whose moral courage and actions - at the cost of their jobs - scuppered a cunning plan by SAA chair Dudu Myeni.

Parliament 'obliged' to finalise Fica before holidays - Casac

2016-12-07 07:09

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution has pressed Parliament to finalise the Finance Intelligence Bill before the legislature adjourns.

Zuma okays salary freeze for himself, top public officials

2016-12-06 17:39

President Jacob Zuma has accepted the recommendation of no salary increases for the national executive, members of Parliament, provincial executives, mayors, and other top public office bearers.

ANC ill but not terminal - former MK general Nyanda

2016-12-05 21:12

Another grouping within the ANC, made up of former MK members, has emerged to try and save the soul of the embattled liberation movement and arrest electoral decline.

New PP the ace up Zuma's sleeve

2016-12-05 08:11

Zuma's legal strategy to discredit the state capture report is weak. To set it aside, he is counting on the ace up his sleeve: new Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, writes Ralph Mathekga.

FirstRand first of the 'big four' to explain Gupta break-up

2016-12-04 16:25

FirstRand was the first of South Africa’s four big banks to disclose that they severed ties with the controversial Gupta family because of suspicion of money laundering activities.

4 days in December

2016-12-04 06:52

The State of Capture report by former public protector Thuli Madonsela investigated how deeply South Africa is ensnared. Yet, President Jacob Zuma ended the year emboldened, despite a political crisis. Did 2016 mark the end of capture or its start? Ferial Haffajee offers an analysis

Editorial: Fica delay raises questions

2016-12-04 06:07

In June, Parliament passed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill, an important piece of legislation meant to strengthen the fight against money laundering and other illegal abuses of the banking system.

Number one: It’s comrade versus comrade

2016-12-04 06:02

A defiant Jacob Zuma raises questions about ANC integrity commission’s bias as things heat up between NEC members calling to remove him.

We look forward to seeing you in court, DA tells Zuma

2016-12-03 20:01

The DA looks forward to opposing President Jacob Zuma’s court application challenging of the recommendations of the Public Protector’s State of Capture report.

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