Resist the lure of capturers and capitalists

2017-04-30 06:21

Since the Cabinet reshuffle in March, we have seen a battle play out in the public discourse among critics and apologists, writes Simon Mtsuki.

Cosatu’s support of Zuma led to ‘raw deal’

2017-04-30 06:01

Trade federation Cosatu believes it was dealt a rotten hand after supporting President Jacob Zuma and his camp’s ascendancy to leadership at the ANC’s 2007 national conference in Polokwane.

From lahnee to the cheap seats on Daddy’s day

2017-04-30 05:58

Thursday. The queue of punters snaking back and forth across the municipal sports field as they wait to get through the security checkpoint and into the Freedom Day celebrations at Manguzi, KwaZulu-Natal, resembles those on voting day 23 years ago, writes Paddy Harper.

Zuma’s birthday highlights South Africa’s disparities – Mandela’s granddaughter

2017-04-28 22:16

Former president Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, has sharply criticised President Jacob Zuma, saying she became uncomfortable with the ANC government when she started her foundation in 2014.

Zuma honours SA's greats at National Orders awards

2017-04-28 18:33

Peter Magubane’s struggle has finally been acknowledged, the world-renowned photographer said after he received the Order of Luthuli.

Zuma and Guptas top alleged assassination plot list

2017-04-28 14:23

A highly-placed source has confirmed to News24 that President Jacob Zuma and members of the Gupta family are among a list of senior government officials that were the targets of an assassination plot by Elvis Ramosebudi.

We are united to defend our democracy - Nelson Mandela's granddaughter

Wearing a T-shirt with her grandfather’s name on it, Ndileka Mandela evoked the preamble of the Freedom Charter, which says that the people shall govern, as a reminder that the government leaders could be criticised.

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WATCH: Le Grange leads "not in my name!" call at Freedom Day rally

Having failed to implement Nelson Mandela’s vision, President Jacob Zuma must step down, the late president’s assistant Zelda La Grange, said at a freedom movement rally in Pretoria on Thursday.

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Zuma said to plan meeting to reassure business leaders

2017-04-27 15:20

President Jacob Zuma will meet members of the CEO Initiative to assure them of the government’s willingness to bolster investor confidence, says a person familiar with the matter.

Coalition governments are the way forward - Maimane

Scores of supporters flocked on the Caledonian stadium in Pretoria on Freedom Day, in a mass rally against President Jacob Zuma.

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Weird, weird coup plot

2017-04-30 06:01

The Hawks’ arrest of a man they claim as a would-be assassin rings anything but true.

New union will not chase after Number 1

2017-04-30 06:01

The newly formed trade union federation will not be joining any “Zuma must go” marches, saying South Africa’s problems are bigger than President Jacob Zuma.

Nkandla ruling exemplified judicial integrity

2017-04-30 05:44

The story of Nkandla is all too familiar. Yet, I got goose bumps when Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron relayed it to judges from across the continent who had gathered in Cape Town this week, writes Janet Heard.

Zuma to lead SA delegation to WEF Africa in Durban

2017-04-28 19:01

President Jacob Zuma will lead the South African delegation, which will represent the country, at the World Economic Forum in Durban.

Zuma will attend Cosatu May Day rally - ANC

2017-04-28 15:09

President Jacob Zuma will attend Cosatu's worker's day celebrations in Bloemfontein, despite calls from some of the union federations affiliates that he not go.

It’s Zuma or SA, says Maimane

2017-04-27 16:09

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane challenged ANC parliamentarians to make a choice between President Jacob Zuma and all of South Africa when it comes to an upcoming motion of no confidence vote.

FREEDOM DAY RALLY: Opposition leaders call on President Zuma to step down

A freedom movement rally of various opposition political leaders, as well as civil society and religious organisations at the Caledonian stadium in Tshwane, promised those gathered that a Zuma-free future was possible.

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WRAP - Calls for a Zuma-free SA on Freedom Day

2017-04-27 15:29

Freedom Day has been marked by the jokes and jeering of a defiant President Jacob Zuma, as various detractors continued a chorus of calls for his political demise.

While others are throwing insults in Pretoria, we’re celebrating – Zuma

2017-04-27 15:02

President Jacob Zuma took a jibe at the anti-Zuma protestors “who spent lots of money just to insult a certain party and individual instead of celebrating Freedom Day”.

CWU letter asking to bounce Zuma from May Day rally emerges

2017-04-27 14:27

A letter in which the CWU requested Cosatu to not allow President Jacob Zuma to attend its May Day celebrations has emerged on social media.

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