Lesotho 'coup' a test for Mugabe – reports

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Zimbabwean media reports that the attempted coup in Lesotho gives President Robert Mugabe, who is the new Southern African Development chair, his first test in dealing with coups.

Jacob Zuma: Going nowhere slowly

2014-09-01 12:00

The scandals affecting the Jacob Zuma have political commentators predicting his fast approaching end. Sadly, they are wrong, says Kameel Premhid.

Jacob Zuma’s mysterious mission to Russia

2014-08-31 20:19

Although the Presidency issued a press release about Jacob Zuma’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a veil of secrecy was drawn over the details of the rest of his visit.

SADC leaders to meet over Lesotho unrest

2014-08-31 18:23

Foreign ministers of three Southern Africa Development Community member states will be discussing the recent events in Lesotho, Dirco has confirmed.

Jacob Zuma’s going nowhere, but...

2014-08-31 15:44

ANC structures insist that President Jacob Zuma will not be forced to step down over Nkandla, but there is increasing concern his deteriorating health could lead to his early exit from office.

Madonsela fears for her life

2014-08-31 09:00

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she is deeply concerned about her safety and intends to approach the National Intelligence Agency over the matter, it has been reported.

DA welcomes referral of Nkandla terms

2014-08-30 10:02

The DA has hailed the referral of the Nkandla ad hoc committee's terms of reference to Parliament as a victory for accountability.

Zuma took our money - EFF

2014-08-29 22:41

EFF members have sung about President Jacob Zuma and the money spent on Nkandla as they waited for party leader Julius Malema to address them.

The role of the opposition parties in SA

2014-08-29 16:12

Everybody's gunning for Jacob Zuma, but in the process the parties forget what they are actually there for: to serve the people's needs, says Sizwe Mda.

Parly’s Nkandla committee hits deadlock

2014-08-29 14:12

The first sitting of the new parliamentary committee on Nkandla hit a deadlock between the ANC and opposition as the latter refused to elect a chairperson until the mandate is reworked to expressly include the public protector's findings.

D-day for Zuma? Newspapers focus on pressure

2014-08-29 10:16

President Jacob Zuma is facing pressure from all sides: The Public Protector and EFF want an Nkandla accounting and the spy tapes are set for release. Newspapers honed in on Zuma's woes. Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through what you need to know.

Zuma and Putin discuss strengthening relations

2014-08-29 09:23

President Jacob Zuma has met Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss ways in which their countries could strengthen relations, the presidency says.

Taking SA for a ride

2014-08-29 07:41

The ANC seems to think all South Africans are idiots, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Let Madonsela do her work - Tutu

2014-08-29 05:40

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu have appealed for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to be left alone to do her work.

Madonsela remains mum on leaker's name

2014-08-28 18:10

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she will not name the official who leaked a letter she had written to President Jacob Zuma.

Not in public interest to leak letter - Madonsela

2014-08-28 16:39

It was not in the public interest to leak to the media her letter to President Jacob Zuma, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says.

DA to analyse Zuma spy tapes 'very carefully'

2014-08-28 12:16

The DA will thoroughly review and analyse the so-called Zuma spy tapes to make sure they are authentic, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Zuma has hijacked the judiciary - Zille

2014-08-28 11:30

Nobody is above the law, but President Jacob Zuma and his "network" have hijacked the judiciary, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Zuma spy tapes appeal dismissed

2014-08-28 09:28

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed President Jacob Zuma's application to prevent the release of the so-called spy tapes.

Shoot Malema, chant ANC supporters

2014-08-27 19:02

About 200 ANC members chanting “Dubula uMalema” (shoot Malema) have arrived at Parliament, saying they are there to defend the ANC from the EFF and its leader Julius Malema.

Madonsela to clarify her position

2014-08-27 17:11

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will brief media following the war of words between her and the ANC after her letter to President Jacob Zuma had been leaked.

Nhleko hasn’t started on Nkandla yet

2014-08-27 11:17

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has not yet started determining whether President Jacob Zuma should pay back part of the money spent upgrading his Nkandla homestead.

Police should have acted on EFF disruption - Mapisa-Nqakula

2014-08-26 14:32

The law provides for police officers to help eject errant MPs from Parliament as soon as the Speaker or chair of the House orders it, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said.

Contingency plan for Parly disruptions

2014-08-26 11:38

A contingency plan will be put in place to deal with any chaotic disruptions to parliamentary proceedings, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

Madonsela's claims outrageous - ANC

2014-08-26 05:00

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's claim that her letter to President Jacob Zuma has been leaked by a senior ANC leader is preposterous and outrageous, the ANC says.


Sadtu: Madonsela using position to attack ANC

2014-09-01 12:19

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela must stop using her office to "attack the ANC", the SA Democratic Teachers' Union says.

Zuma: Jesus must return

2014-09-01 10:44

President Jacob Zuma would like Jesus to return to earth “for a few years” to cleanse everybody's sins, it has been reported.

What's next for Thuli Madonsela?

2014-08-31 18:52

After the Public Protector called for an end to hostilities with the ANC, City Press sat down with her to ask how she keeps up.

Attempt to kill top Lesotho military commander

2014-08-31 16:36

The attempted assassination of a top military commander has plunged Lesotho into further turmoil following an apparent coup that forced the prime minister to flee to South Africa.

Zuma: Give SA a positive spin

2014-08-31 15:00

President Jacob Zuma has told diplomats to spread the good news of the country’s success and potential for growth and opportunity.

DA welcomes referral of Nkandla terms

2014-08-30 10:16

The DA has hailed the referral of the Nkandla ad hoc committee's terms of reference to Parliament as a victory for accountability.

Malema: We will shut down Parliament

2014-08-30 07:30

EFF leader Julius Malema has called on National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete not to push the party to shut down Parliament.

Is this the beginning of the end for Zuma?

2014-08-29 21:06

A series of setbacks in beleaguered President Jacob Zuma's battle against corruption allegations has sparked fresh speculation that he could be forced out of office.

Zuma doesn’t see us: critical lessons from Nkandla

2014-08-29 15:39

Nkandla has taught us much more than just the fact that President Jacob Zuma does not respect the people of SA, says Sibu Mgudlwa.

The Zuma spy tapes: all you need to know

2014-08-29 10:54

President Jacob Zuma has lost his appeal to block the release of the so-called “spy tapes”. News24 charts the battle that began over a decade ago.


President Jacob Zuma is facing pressure from all sides: The Public Protector, along with the EFF, want an accounting for Nkandla-expenditure and the spy tapes are set for release. Newspapers honed in on Zuma's woes. Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through what you need to know.

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Change starts with the mindset of the masses

2014-08-29 07:45

Perhaps another legacy of the struggle is that the freedoms and hard won gains by the party are used as blackmail chips against voters, suggests Jonathan Brady.

Nkandla committee starts work

2014-08-29 06:22

The ad hoc committee that will deliberate on President Jacob Zuma's response to investigations into public spending at his Nkandla home will meet on Friday.

Can the name calling stop - Madonsela

2014-08-28 22:37

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has called on the ANC to contain the tension between the party and her office.

Madonsela: My powers are not limited

2014-08-28 16:59

The powers of the office of the public protector are not limited to making recommendations after an investigation, Thuli Madonsela has told reporters.

Greed is feeding off the soul of the ANC, not the EFF

2014-08-28 13:17

The behaviour of the EFF is merely a reaction to the conduct of the members of the ANC in government, argues Karabo Moiloa.

ANC 'notes' Zuma spy tapes ruling

2014-08-28 11:44

The ANC says it has noted the Supreme Court of Appeal's order that the so-called Zuma spy tapes be released, and hopes this brings the matter closer to finality.

Zille: Spy tapes ruling important for democracy

2014-08-28 10:52

DA leader Helen Zille has lauded the Supreme Court of Appeal order that the so-called "spy tapes" be released, after opposition by President Jacob Zuma.

Zille to attend court for Zuma spy tapes order

2014-08-28 05:38

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille will be at the Supreme Court of Appeal for the handing down of the "spy tapes" court order.

Still no end to ANC, Madonsela spat

2014-08-27 17:54

The ANC has taken to Twitter calling for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to name the person she believes leaked her letter on Nkandla to President Jacob Zuma.

The media must stop condoning the EFF's behaviour

2014-08-27 13:15

It boggles the mind to see how Julius Malema is treated by the media now that he is taking on Jacob Zuma in Pariliament, says Esethu Hasane.

Madonsela not above Parliament - Duarte

2014-08-26 17:12

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela thinks she is above all institutions in the country, ANC deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte says.

Ministers mum on contingency plan for Parly

2014-08-26 12:47

Cabinet ministers would not be drawn on what measures would be put in place to deal with chaotic disruptions to parliamentary proceedings.

Mapisa-Nqakula to speak to media on parly chaos

2014-08-26 07:09

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will brief the media on the disruptions in Parliament last week.

Late filing delays Aurora court bid

2014-08-25 20:33

A bid to hold the bosses of Aurora Empowerment Systems liable for the collapse of the Pomodzi mines has been delayed by the late filing of opposing papers.

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