Foreigners warned not to reopen businesses yet

2015-01-27 14:38

The safety of foreign shop owners in Soweto is not guaranteed as fundamental issues have not yet been addressed, Soweto Business Access says.

Parliament pandemonium: the internet reacts

2014-11-14 11:57

Drama has unfolded in parliament over President Zuma's liability for Nkandla spending. Riot police were eventually called in to "to protect the dignity of Parliament". Here is how the internet reacted to the chaos.

SA happier under Mbeki - Lekota

2014-02-18 17:55

Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota has criticised President Jacob Zuma, saying the country was ruing the day former president Thabo Mbeki was forced out of office.

No Zuma's Housewives reality show -

2013-11-27 17:54

An article claiming would air a show about the housewives of Nkandla, President Jacob Zuma's controversial residence, is defamatory, the channel says.

More black academics needed - Zuma

2013-10-22 07:16

More young black graduates are needed to fill academic posts at universities, President Jacob Zuma says.

SABC recommendations based on ANC loyalty - DA

2013-09-17 19:38

The DA has claimed that the ANC members of the portfolio committee on communications chose candidates for the SACB board based on party political loyalties.

Zuma sends condolences to Ndlovu family

2013-08-24 17:24

President Jacob Zuma has sent his condolences to the family of former Black Management Forum president Lot Ndlovu.

Zuma rebukes Zim poll monitors

2013-07-22 22:36

President Jacob Zuma has rebuked aides over remarks Zimbabwe isn't ready for polls after pressure from Mugabe.

SADC: We are with you South Africa

2013-06-28 10:16

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has sent a message of support to South Africa as former president Nelson Mandela remained ill in hospital.

SA moves to rescue mining sector

2013-06-14 18:30

The government, mining bosses and trade unions have identified a road map to tackle eight key problems in the mining sector that needs urgent intervention.

Final steps before e-tolling begins

2013-05-26 14:41

The implementation of the e-toll system on Gauteng highways is well on its way, the transport department and the national roads agency say.


The President and several ministers have been cleared of involvement in the Gupta plane landing at the Waterkloof Airforce base.

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Zuma celebrates Workers Day

2013-05-02 09:34

President Jacob Zuma addressed a Workers Day rally in Kimberly on Wednesday. See all the pictures.

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China vows $20bn credit line to Africa

2013-03-25 18:08

China's leader has committed to providing a $20bn credit line to African nations over the next two years, in a bid to strengthen relations with the continent.

Concern despite ratings negative budget

2013-02-27 21:28

While the Budget Speech does not justify further credit rating cuts, it also will not allay the concerns of ratings agencies sufficiently, an analyst warns.

Union wants new vision for labour

2013-02-12 18:03

President Jacob Zuma should tackle the problem of unemployment and job creation in his State of the Nation address, says union Neasa.

Telkom sponsoring New Age breakfast

2013-01-30 22:23

Telkom is sponsoring the next New Age Business Breakfast with Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa, but refuses to divulge how much it was spending, saying the information is "confidential".

ANC official's murder: Reward offered

2012-12-20 21:18

Police have offered a R200 000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killers of a North West ANC official.

We have a president who can't read - Malema

2012-11-30 14:37

Former ANC Youth League President Julius Malema has responded to the news that an additional charge of racketeering had been brought against him by saying this did not change the fact that “we have a President who can’t read”.

SABC bans Zuma fish & chips ad

2012-11-27 09:45

The SABC has banned a fish and chip commercial depicting President Jacob Zuma and his family having dinner, apparently because the ad was “degrading to the president”.

Zuma to host dialogue on the economy

2012-10-12 11:14

President Jacob Zuma will preside over a dialogue on the state of the economy which will include government, business, labour, and community representatives.

Zumaville 'mayor' chasing investors

2012-08-12 20:15

The unofficial mayor of “Zumaville” admits that he lobbies government departments “hard” for money.

Second transition vital: Zuma

2012-06-26 14:27

The ANC's second transition is necessary to overcome the compromises it made in the fight for democracy, says President Jacob Zuma.

Vavi wants radical policies in Mangaung

2012-06-07 20:00

Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi has told delegates from the National Union of Metalworkers to push for more radical policies at the ANC conference in Mangaung, and avoid getting into factional politics.


Joost’s biographer swings at a national cancer

2014-12-22 07:28

The never ending list of politicians caught red-handed telling porkies (pork pies = lies) makes David Gemmell wonder if lying is not perhaps our national sport.

Nkandla contractor excused from court

2014-12-14 17:41

Fraud-accused Durban building contractor, Thandeka Nene, who was involved in work on Nkandla, has missed a court appearance this week, the Sunday Independent reports.

Zuma urged to appoint 'ethical' Cabinet

2014-05-20 13:22

Trade union Solidarity has urged President Jacob Zuma to appoint appropriate people to his Cabinet and exclude individuals who have acted unethically.

No Zuma's Housewives reality show -

2013-11-28 08:56

An article claiming would air a show about the housewives of Nkandla is defamatory, the channel says.

DA unveils new e-toll billboard

2013-11-21 15:41

The DA has unveiled a new billboard against e-tolls on the N3 highway in Germiston.

Madonsela still waiting for Nkandla info

2013-09-25 17:55

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is still waiting for outstanding information to complete her probe into the upgrade of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead.

Who will be the next AG?

2013-08-27 18:00

Deputy auditor general Kimi Makwetu has topped the list of preferred candidates to take over from his boss Terence Nombembe.

SA's force design was modest - admiral

2013-08-20 20:44

South Africa's military force design was very modest in 1998, a senior SA Navy officer has told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.

Construction cartel under more pressure

2013-07-04 17:51

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says construction firms involved in a multi-million rand rigging scandal could face civil claims of R2bn, reports say.

Obama talks to focus on trade, aid

2013-06-25 21:30

President Jacob Zuma and his US counterpart will discuss issues such as trade and development aid, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Zuma: Strikes are normal

2013-05-30 13:30

President Jacob Zuma says protest action is to be expected in a democracy and should not be viewed as a problem, but wildcat mining strikes are unacceptable.

Africa Day a reminder for unity: Zuma

2013-05-25 13:06

Africa Day marks the quest for unity and the political and economic emancipation of the continent's people, President Jacob Zuma has said.

SA, Nigeria set to rev up trade

2013-05-05 15:49

President Jacob Zuma and Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan are expected to discuss ways of improving trade and economic relations between the two countries.


Chris Hani remembered

2013-04-10 16:25

Chris Hani was remembered during a ceremony on the 20th anniversary of his assassination. Watch.

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Zuma: Promote farming among youth

2013-03-07 13:38

President Jacob Zuma urged traditional leaders on Thursday to work with the government to promote farming among the youth and the rural population.

Ramaphosa punts significance of NDP

2013-02-22 16:31

The National Development Plan will help stimulate the economy and reduce the cost of doing business in South Africa, says ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Anglo: Government threats out of order

2013-02-07 11:41

Anglo American's new CEO Mark Cutifani has slammed government's threat to review mining licences made after Amplats said it would cut 14 000 job cuts.

Zuma: NDP the way to prosperity

2012-12-31 11:00

President Jacob Zuma says the National Development Plan will provide adequate access to water, electricity, healthcare, education and jobs by 2013.

ANC to miss land claims target

2012-12-16 16:20

The ANC will not reach its land redistribution target due to among others the 'willing buyer, willing seller' flaw, according to President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma ad withdrawn

2012-11-28 14:18

An advertisement which depicted President Jacob Zuma, his wives and children eating a take-away meal has been voluntarily withdrawn by the company which owns the restaurant chain.

DA files court papers over Zuma motion

2012-11-17 16:45

The DA has filed for an urgent interdict to allow the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma to be debated in the National Assembly, Parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Mine shootings threaten Zuma, ANC

2012-08-25 23:03

Powerful trade unions are in turmoil following violence that killed 44 people at a mine strike that has far-reaching political implications.

Madagascan leaders meet

2012-07-25 20:01

Madagascan leader Andry Rajoelina and the man he toppled in 2009, Marc Ravalomanana, have met on a remote Seychelles island to force a breakthrough in reconciliation efforts.

Zuma appoints woman as police chief

2012-06-12 16:24

Mangwashi Phiyega has been appointed as the new national police commissioner, the first woman to hold the title.

Freedom of expression important: Zuma

2012-05-31 15:59

The government will defend the right of its people to express themselves in any manner, including protest action, says President Jacob Zuma.

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