Still no answers from police over State of the Nation

2015-03-04 13:26

Western Cape police could not answer questions about action taken during the State of the Nation address as it was a national operation, provincial commissioner Arno Lamoer says in Cape Town.

Africa project to tap ocean potential, SA's Phakisa takes off

2015-03-03 20:00

A new pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent’s potential for increased trade in fish, as South Africa's operation Phakisa takes off.

Presidency proposes National Assembly dates for Zuma

2015-03-03 14:01

The presidency has proposed dates on which President Jacob Zuma will appear in the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces to respond to oral questions.

Acting SIU head appointed

2015-03-02 20:09

President Jacob Zuma has appointed advocate Gerhard Visagie as acting head of the Special Investigating Unit.

Mining bill faces another hurdle

2015-03-01 20:00

It will be several more months before the major overhaul of South Africa’s mining law is finalised, making new investment in the sector more or less impossible.

Remains of struggle heroes Kotane, Marks back in SA

2015-03-01 14:48

Struggle icons Moses Kotane and JB Marks have been given a heroes' welcome by President Jacob Zuma during a ceremony for the repatriation of their remains from Russia.

Zuma: Cancer a problem for women in Africa

2015-02-28 20:19

Cancer is emerging as a major public health problem, not only in South Africa, but in Africa as a whole, President Jacob Zuma has said.

EFF wants anwers on Nkandla, NPA

2015-02-27 19:33

The EFF will ask President Jacob Zuma about the impact of his own legal woes on the criminal justice system when he appears in the National Assembly next month.

IEC commissioner resigns

2015-02-27 17:13

IEC commissioner Raenette Taljaard has resigned as IEC commissioner, President Jacob Zuma has announced.

Jamming from Parliament to prison?

2015-02-26 21:06

As a motion to probe the jamming of cellphone signal during the 2015 State of the Nation address has been tabled at Parliament, the correctional services department plans to use a similar device in its prisons.


Arms deal critic, Richard Young to testify

2015-03-04 10:57

Arms deal critic and losing bidder Richard Young is expected to testify at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal.

Agang withdraws Zuma no confidence motion

2015-03-03 18:16

Agang SA deputy president Andries Tlouamma has blindsided the National Assembly by withdrawing his motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma: Economy remains racial

2015-03-03 13:26

President Jacob Zuma has told the presidential black economic empowerment council it must deal with historical issues hindering economic transformation.

Motion of no confidence in Zuma 'a gimmick'

2015-03-02 20:09

A motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma that is due to be debated in parliament on Tuesday afternoon is destined for the dustbin.

Zuma stands by his JSE remarks

2015-03-01 15:18

President Jacob Zuma has reiterated his assertion pinning black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange at three percent.

Presidency met with Zuma's wife before poison bombshell

2015-03-01 10:17

Presidency officials reportedly met with President Jacob Zuma's estranged wife, Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, shortly before the story of her alleged involvement in the poisoning of the president broke.

Court dismisses Agang bid

2015-02-28 10:29

The Western Cape High Court has dismissed an urgent application lodged by Agang SA to postpone the scheduling of a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

SA ambassador regrets faking doctorate

2015-02-27 17:30

South Africa's ambassador to Japan, Mohau Pheko, has told the SABC she regrets saying she has a doctoral degree, when she does not.


In today's news headlines: President Jacob Zuma will only respond to six questions in Parliament, a planned terrorist attack in South Africa in 2010 has been revealed and the Public Protector's office will receive a R60m lifeline.

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Zuma will only respond to 6 questions in March

2015-02-26 19:31

President Jacob Zuma will only respond to six questions in the National Assembly next month, Parliament says, prompting a demand from the DA for an additional session.

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