Varsity vice chancellors recognise need for transformation - Habib

2015-10-06 19:37

Vice chancellors around the country recognise the need for transformation in the higher education sector and are prepared to rectify the problems, Wits University Vice Chancellor Adam Habib says.

Dear President Jacob Zuma

2015-09-20 15:00

In his new book, Let’s Talk Frankly, author Onkgopotse JJ Tabane pens a series of very serious (and seriously witty) letters to South African leaders and public personalities about the state of the nation. He ends the book with a lengthy letter to the president. This is an edited version of that letter – taken from the beginning and the end

RW Johnson: No conscious act of Govt reform will reverse downward drift

2015-08-12 15:40

The author of 'How Long Will South Africa Survive?' says the harsh reality is that it is difficult to imagine government “reform” halting the current downward trend.

Veil of secrecy around Zuma's PE visit

2015-05-04 16:22

A veil of secrecy has descended around President Jacob Zuma’s visit to the troubled Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

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.

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 -

2013-11-27 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.


ANC worried about media hatred of Zuma

2015-10-04 17:00

The ANC will discuss the idea of media regulation at its national general council (NGC) meeting this weekend, as well as examine “worrying developments” at the SABC.

Patriotism. Discipline. Success: Lessons we can learn from China – Zuma

2015-09-04 16:31

China’s success is due to “patriotism and discipline” and South Africa could learn from this, said President Jacob Zuma.

Malema is ‘ready to face Zuma’s dogs’ in court

2015-08-03 09:51

Malema is facing charges of fraud, corruption, money laundering and racketeering.

Zuma vows to tackle 'underlying' problems behind xenophobic attacks

2015-04-22 21:05

President Jacob Zuma has vowed to tackle the "underlying" problems behind the spate of recent xenophobic attacks, as troops were sent in to support police in a crackdown against attacks on immigrants that have left at least seven people dead.

David Gemmell: Lie, the Beloved Country – Joost’s biographer swings at a national cancer

2014-12-22 07:24

Dave Gemmell (right) is one of those delightful Mooi River characters it was my privilege to meet during our semi-sabbatical farming in the Midlands.

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.

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.

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