Manuel and Motlanthe's criticism is too late

2014-04-02 08:04

Trevor Manuel and Kgalema Motlanthe have both criticised the Zuma administration. Their sudden criticism comes too late, writes Kameel Premhid.

Mantashe: ANC not attacking institutions

2014-03-16 19:12

The ANC does not attack Chapter 9 institutions such as the office of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said.

Value the Constitution, Manuel tells MPs

2014-03-12 09:18

MPs should take their oath to the Constitution more seriously, National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has said in his "swan song" in the National Assembly.

Pravin vs Manuel

2014-03-04 18:39

The economy is stuck in second gear since Pravin Gordhan came in, says Dave Mohr.

Will Gordhan stick to sound principles?

2014-02-17 16:56

The National Budget speech may have more of a political ring to it than usual with elections only about three months away.

Manuel: Madibeng is dysfunctional

2014-02-03 15:52

The Madibeng municipality in the North West, which has been hit by recent protests over water shortages, is dysfunctional, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says.

Davies: Investment prospects are bright

2014-01-22 15:05

Investment prospects for Africa and South Africa look bright, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Can Gordhan cope?

2013-12-31 07:23

Gravy train pressure on the fiscus is too great, says Leopold Scholtz.


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Reggie September a loyal fighter - Zuma

2013-11-30 14:39

The death of ANC stalwart Reginald September has robbed the country of a fearless freedom fighter, President Jacob Zuma has said at his funeral in Johannesburg.

Arms inquiry adjourned until 2014

2013-11-25 20:49

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry has been adjourned until January next year.

World Bank fights back

2013-11-03 17:03

The World Bank struck a defensive pose with the release of the 2014 edition of its popular and widely reviled Doing Business report.

Mbeki to be represented by State at arms inquiry

2013-10-27 21:17

Former president Thabo Mbeki and his former ministers have agreed to being represented by a State attorney at the inquiry into the multi-billion rand arms deal.

Amy Biehl commemorated, 20 years on

2013-08-27 09:49

The Amy Biehl Foundation is marking the 20th anniversary of the death of the American student in Gugulethu, Cape Town.

DA fears extension of arms probe

2013-08-01 16:41

The resignation of Judge Francis Legodi from the arms procurement commission is serious setback, the DA says.

ANC lost touch with grassroots - Manuel

2013-07-18 09:50

Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says ANC members must do some introspection about why there is a disconnection between them and ordinary people, a report says.

Mbeki to give evidence in arms probe

2013-07-16 10:06

Former president Thabo Mbeki will testify as a witness in the first phase of the Arms Procurement Commission.

SA transport change 'urgent'

2013-07-15 10:01

South Africa has to urgently integrate its transportation networks in order to maximise the roads infrastructure, the department of transport has said.

Manuel: Everyone must be a Mandela

2013-06-27 12:29

Every person must remember the contribution former president Nelson Mandela has made to the country and “we must carry forward his legacy”, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says.

ANC, Numsa set to debate NDP

2013-04-28 15:21

The ANC and the National Union of Metalworkers of SA are expected to thrash out their differences over the National Development Plan, the union says.

Numsa cartoon takes aim at Zille, Manuel

2013-04-25 11:27

Numsa has reportedly distributed booklets containing cartoons depicting DA leader Helen Zille and Planning Minister Trevor Manuel agreeing about pro-business aspects of the National Development Plan.

Presidency: Apartheid no excuse for laziness

2013-04-11 12:30

There is no contradiction between what President Jacob Zuma and Trevor Manuel have said about the legacy of apartheid and it is not an excuse for laziness and inefficiency, the presidency says.

Apartheid blame row escalates

2013-04-11 09:25

The SACP's Jeremy Cronin has defended Trevor Manuel over his comments that government could no longer blame apartheid for its failures.

Repair public service sector - Manuel

2013-04-03 22:01

The National Development Plan will not get off the ground unless the public service sector is fixed, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says.

Cosatu undecided on NDP

2013-03-13 13:19

While Cosatu supports some areas of the National Development Plan, it has yet to endorse or reject it outright, says general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.


I'm not a free agent, Manuel tells Mantashe

2014-03-27 07:02

Outgoing Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has responded to remarks by ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe that he is a free agent, saying he's still a member of the ANC.

Respect democracy: Manuel

2014-03-16 13:03

Outgoing national Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has said South Africans need to uphold democracy by respecting state institutions, say reports.

Trevor Manuel bids farewell to politics

2014-03-11 17:25

Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel is officially leaving politics, apparently to enter the private sector, according to a report.

Budget 2014: Pravin vs Manuel

2014-03-04 17:49

When Trevor Manuel was finance minister, a booming economy and increased efficiency in tax collection meant there was scope to expand welfare spending.

Mixed body language during Zuma speech

2014-02-13 21:02

There was a mixed reaction in the body language of MPs as they listened to President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.

Manuel: Don't outsource responsibility

2014-02-03 13:04

Citizens should not outsource the responsibility of repairing the country's social ills, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says.

SA to punt NDP to global leaders at Davos

2014-01-19 21:00

South Africa is planning to highlight the National Development Plan when seven ministers attend the World Economic Forum held in Davos, says the National Treasury.

Gordhan is not retiring - Treasury

2013-12-23 22:32

Speculation about Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan preparing for his golden years has been laid to rest by the Treasury.

Mandela was thoughtful - Manuel

2013-12-12 07:17

Former president Nelson Mandela will be remembered for thoughtfulness in all his actions, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel has said.

Malema labels ANC leaders sellouts, spies

2013-11-28 20:10

Julius Malema has lashed out at the ANC and its leadership after his court appearance, according to reports.

Manuel: Ask not only what govt can do

2013-11-07 20:49

It is not simply about asking what government will do, but about ensuring that society does not outsource its responsibilities, says Trevor Manuel.

ANC did not organise protest - Cwele

2013-10-31 16:25

Two Cabinet ministers have condemned the looting during a violent service delivery protest in central Cape Town.

Tobacco - the R12.5bn question

2013-09-01 15:56

Legal cigarette sales are at their lowest level in years, but illegal cigarettes are costing the treasury billions, says the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa.

Arms deal commission to proceed

2013-08-02 14:11

The commission of inquiry into the multi-billion rand arms deal will proceed despite the resignation of a commissioner, probe spokesperson William Baloyi says.

Arms inquiry extension considered

2013-07-31 22:34

President Jacob Zuma is considering extending the commission of inquiry into the multi-billion-rand arms deal, the presidency says.

Informal settlements still as big as '94

2013-07-17 22:38

South Africa has almost the same number of people living in informal settlements now as it did in 1994, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says.

Questions over who should fund NDP

2013-07-15 10:33

Endorsing the National Development Plan amounts to giving the government a blank cheque for more taxation and borrowing, says the SA Institute of Race Relations.

Microlenders drive miners' wage demands

2013-06-27 13:37

Microlenders are driving the wage demands of miners in Marikana, in the North West, says Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel.

Manuel soothes investor fears over Madiba

2013-06-25 08:53

Planning Minister Trevor Manuel says there is no need for investors to worry about South Africa post Nelson Mandela.

Transnet faces R79bn pension claim

2013-04-28 10:16

A group of 66 000 pensioners have instituted a civil claim to recover about R79bn they claim Transnet plundered from their pension funds, a report states.

Zuma's apartheid remarks criticised

2013-04-12 13:01

The FW de Klerk Foundation has accused President Jacob Zuma of using apartheid to cover his own government's failure to tackle joblessness and poor education.

Mantashe backs Zuma on apartheid blame

2013-04-11 09:40

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has added his voice to the debate on whether apartheid can still be blamed for South Africa's problems.

Nehawu hits back after Manuel's remarks

2013-04-05 11:41

Nehawu has placed some of the blame for service delivery problems on Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel, after he raised concerns about the civil service this week.

Manuel: Time to stop blaming apartheid

2013-04-03 16:23

It is time for government to take responsibility for its actions, and no longer blame apartheid, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says.

Manuel: Corruption a menace to NDP

2013-03-12 08:48

National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has identified corruption as the biggest threat to the National Development Plan, it was reported.

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