Nkandla officials' hearing postponed

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The disciplinary hearing against public works department senior project manager Jean Rindel and several others over refurbishments at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home has been postponed.

Nkandla process lies with Parliament - Madonsela

2014-09-30 16:11

The outcome of recommendations made by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her report on the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home is no longer in her hands, she says.

Zuma not responsible for Nkandla - ANC

2014-09-30 14:51

President Jacob Zuma bears no responsibility for overspending at his Nkandla home, ANC MPs say as they continued Parliament's consideration of the matter.

Nkandla files laptop stolen

2014-09-30 10:12

The office of the man representing the 12 public works officials implicated in the Nkandla upgrade has been burgled, with thieves making off with his laptop containing "valuable information".

ANC govt has history of kleptomania - EFF

2014-09-29 18:30

EFF says the irregular expenditure in the department of public works amounting to R34.9bn indicates a culture of kleptomania in government.

Nxesi names and shames corrupt officials

2014-09-29 12:57

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has highlighted cases of employees who have been sacked because of fraud, after reporting billions of wasteful expenditure.

We have an electricity crisis - ANC

2014-09-29 06:00

South Africa has an energy supply dilemma and the use of nuclear power was not taken lightly, according to the ANC.

Seriti Commission: No comment on bribery report

2014-09-29 05:00

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry has said it would withhold comment on a report of arms deal-linked bribery allegations against President Jacob Zuma until it went through the transcripts.

Nkandla scapegoats won’t go down without a fight

2014-09-28 19:39

Public works officials are gearing up to defend themselves against executive onslaught, saying they were simply following orders.

Zuma orders Phiyega misconduct probe

2014-09-28 16:59

President Jacob Zuma has ordered a ministerial probe into allegations of misconduct against national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega, according to a report.

ANC: 'They're' out to get us

2014-09-28 14:27

An agenda to discredit the ANC and its president Jacob Zuma is behind recent critical media reports, the political party says.

ANC: Focus on energy needs, not Zuma

2014-09-28 13:38

The ANC haslashed out at media reports of President Jacob Zuma orchestrating a R1 trillion nuclear power deal with Russia.

Bribery report is rumour-mongering - ANC

2014-09-28 11:23

A Sunday Times report into allegations of bribery between President Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales is just rumour-mongering, the ANC says.

Spy tapes reveal Polokwane paranoia

2014-09-28 10:58

The so-called spy tapes have revealed how paranoia gripped the rival camps of Jacob Zuma and Thabo Mbeki in the run up to the ANC’s Polokwane conference in December 2007 – amid fears of "chaos" and "bloodshed".

Tsakane community grinds to halt without water

2014-09-27 22:55

Residents of Tsakane in Brakpan, Ekurhuleni, say that their lives have ground to a halt after being without water for two weeks.

Madonsela has no power over Parliament - ANC MP

2014-09-26 22:29

Senior ANC MP Mathole Motshekga has reiterated that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela did not have the power to tell Parliament how to proceed.

Opposition parties walk out of Nkandla committee

2014-09-26 13:04

Opposition parties have walked out of Parliament's committee on the Nkandla controversy after the ANC refused to agree to call President Jacob Zuma and to enforce the public protector's findings against him.

No comment on Zuma nuclear deal rumours

2014-09-26 10:48

The energy department has declined to comment on a report that President Jacob Zuma took control of a R1trn Russian nuclear deal.

Zuma not bound to heed Madonsela - ANC

2014-09-26 05:53

The ANC says President Jacob Zuma could not be held liable for misspending on his Nkandla home, nor made to refund the money.

Nuclear deal open to mass corruption - DA

2014-09-25 16:33

South Africans must stand up against what appears to be potential for corruption on a grand scale regarding the nuclear plan with Russia, says DA leader Helen Zille.

Zuma: UN 'helpless' in Israel, Palestine conflict

2014-09-25 07:21

The United Nations appeared to be helpless in the conflict between Israel and Palestine, President Jacob Zuma has told the United Nations general assembly in New York.

EFF welcomes Mbete's confession

2014-09-24 22:16

The EFF has welcomed the confession by Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete that she "lost it" during presidential question time on 21 August.

Nuke deal: Govt owes SA an explanation

2014-09-23 21:00

The government has a lot of explaining to do regarding the nuclear agreement with Russia, including the tender process, says political analyst Daniel Silke.

Zuma wishes Jewish community happy new year

2014-09-23 19:31

President Jacob Zuma has wished South Africa's Jewish community a happy Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.


Zuma gets big welcome in KZN

2014-09-30 15:46

President Jacob Zuma has received a rapturous welcome wherever he went in Pietermaritzburg's Imbali township.

Hundreds queue to see Zuma in KZN

2014-09-30 12:38

People have formed long queues in Pietermaritzburg to see President Jacob Zuma, who is visiting Imbali township as part of a presidential imbizo.

Dodgy deals in spotlight as Malema heads to court

2014-09-29 22:17

Allegations of sleaze among top politicians comes into sharp and ironic focus as EFF leader Julius Malema goes on trial for corruption.

ANC leadership will not be discussed - party

2014-09-29 13:23

The ANC will not discuss a change in leadership at its national general council next year, the party's head of policy Jeff Radebe says.

Zille slates 'brazen' forcing of nuclear deal

2014-09-29 11:52

President Jacob Zuma believes the fiscus is his to plunder, says DA leader Helen Zille, warning that the nuclear deal with Russia could destroy the economy.

Zuma must consider firing Phiyega - DA

2014-09-29 05:00

The Democratic Alliance says it is time for President Jacob Zuma to consider "discharging" national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Maharaj: Spy tape claims are paranoia

2014-09-28 21:09

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj has slammed as 'paranoia', spytape claims that he co-ordinated President Jacob Zuma's victory at the 2007 ANC conference in Polokwane.

Russia deal: How minister, DG got nuked

2014-09-28 17:29

President Jacob Zuma pushed aside those he saw as obstacles to secure the nuclear partnership agreement with Russia, insiders claim.

Presidency: Bribery allegations are nothing new

2014-09-28 15:50

Arms deal-linked bribery allegations against Jacob Zuma - contained in a Sunday Times article - are "nothing new", the Presidency has said.

Committee in the dark on nuclear deal

2014-09-28 13:45

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is set to face Parliament's portfolio committee on energy because they want the facts about the nuclear deal with Russia.

Nkandla architect gets access to Zuma’s private documents

2014-09-28 13:17

Lawyers representing President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya have been granted read-only access to his confidential submission to the Special Investigating Unit.

Nuclear deal: SA will get answers

2014-09-28 11:17

Details on the nuclear deal with Russia will not remain a secret, according to the energy department.

Arms dealer had Zuma in its pocket - report

2014-09-28 08:44

Explosive documents obtained by the Sunday Times have revealed exactly how deep in the pockets of French arms dealer Thales were President Jacob Zuma and the ANC.

Water shortage is our concern - Maimane

2014-09-27 16:44

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has visited residents of Tsakane in Brakpan, Ekurhuleni, to show solidarity with those who have been without water for two weeks.

SA signs R350m Cuba deal

2014-09-26 17:05

South Africa has signed an agreement to provide Cuba with R350m in economic assistance, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Nuclear deal smells like arms deal - body

2014-09-26 11:56

The recently announced deal with Russia for the supply of nuclear power plants has all the hallmarks of the corrupt arms deal, says the Right2Know Campaign.

Sars boss: I will be knocking on your door

2014-09-26 07:00

New SA Revenue Service commissioner Thomas Moyane has issued a warning to those in default of paying their taxes.

Malema: Charge Zuma over Nkandla

2014-09-25 19:06

President Jacob Zuma should face criminal prosecution for corruption over the misspending of state funds at Nkandla, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has argued.

Zuma: Africa continues to lag behind

2014-09-25 10:42

Africa continues to lag behind in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals, President Jacob Zuma has said at the UN general assembly in New York.

Developed countries would have contained Ebola - Zuma

2014-09-25 07:04

Fewer people would have died from Ebola if it had broken out in the more developed countries, President Jacob Zuma has told the United Nations general assembly in New York.

I lost it with EFF - Mbete

2014-09-24 08:56

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has admitted she “lost it” on the day that the Economic Freedom Fighters disrupted President Jacob Zuma’s question time in Parliament.

Zuma used chartered flight to US

2014-09-23 22:30

President Jacob Zuma has used a chartered plane to travel to the United States.

EFF to fight disciplinary charges in court

2014-09-23 20:51

The EFF says they would go to court to challenge disciplinary charges against 20 MPs stemming from their heckling of President Jacob Zuma to repay state funds spent on his Nkandla home.

Tax industry welcomes new Sars boss

2014-09-23 19:27

The tax industry has welcomed the president's appointment of Tom Moyane as SA Revenue Service commissioner.

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