Political noise hides real Nkandla issue - Malala

2015-08-14 07:11

The real question to be asked about Nkandla is whether the Department of Public Works is actually working, says political commentator Justice Malala.

Mathews Phosa: Looking for scapegoats creates culture of impunity

2015-08-09 18:00

Former ANC treasurer-general Mathews Phosa’s raised profile since the release of his anthology of poetry in June has sparked questions in ANC circles about his political ambitions ahead of the ANC’s 2017 national conference.

All Nkandla documents called it a 'swimming pool' - Madonsela

2015-08-03 14:57

Documents, architectural designs, minutes and memos refer to the pool at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead as a "swimming pool" and not a "firepool", says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

‘Cowardly’ ANC says it’s ‘not sorry’ for criticising Public Protector

2015-07-31 10:29

The ANC said it would not apologise for calling Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandla report misleading and used its majority in the Parliamentary ad hoc committee last night to ensure that she would not appear before them to answer questions about it.

ANC MP won’t let Madonsela address Nkandla committee ‘because of retweet’

2015-07-30 07:52

Retweeting a critical article by a constitutional expert is one of the reasons Public Protector Thuli Madonsela may never give voice to her Secure in Comfort report before Parliament.

Think Nkandla is the biggest story of all time? It isn't

2015-07-27 17:34

Nkandla. Just the sight of the word has people rolling their eyes. The way it's been carrying on you would think that it was the biggest story of all time. But it wasn't. There were bigger, more gruesome news articles than the house that Jacob built.

Nkandla: so bizarre because Zuma lacks EQ or IQ – or both?

2015-07-24 07:43

Nkandla has been called ‘one of the largest corruption issues in democratic South Africa, since our liberation 20 years ago’, says Marika Sboros.

Editors disappointed by Nkandla restrictions

2015-07-23 15:06

The SA National Editors' Forum says it is disappointed by the limited access journalists had during a parliamentary committee oversight visit to the President Jacob Zuma's controversial homestead in Nkandla.

NEWSPAPERS: Marikana, Nkandla and Greece

Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through today's newspapers; they largely focus on Marikana, Nkandla and Greece.

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And now we present Nkandla, The Movie

2015-06-29 15:20

If you can, I hope you will catch Nkandla, The Movie, now showing as Police Minister Nathi Nhleko makes presentations across the country.


Forget its natural beauty, SA’s newest tourist attraction could be Nkandla

2015-08-12 10:32

Table Mountain, Soweto’s Vilakazi Street, the Wild Coast’s Hole in the Wall, the Drakensberg and now ... Nkôndla, Nkôndla, Nkôndla!

Zuma vs Groot Krokodil

2015-08-04 08:25

It is high time we compared the property and home preferences of two of South Africa’s most controversial presidents: PW Botha and Jacob Zuma

‘Cowardly’ ANC says it’s ‘not sorry’ for criticising Thuli Madonsela

2015-07-31 11:21

The ANC said it would not apologise for calling Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandla report misleading and used its majority in the Parliamentary ad hoc committee last night to ensure that she would not appear before them to answer questions about it.

Zuma using ‘tyranny of majority’ to avoid court says ex justice Kriegler

2015-07-30 14:08

President Jacob Zuma is using the “tyranny of the majority” to avoid the courts in connection with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandla report.

Nkandla ‘Must Have’ upgrades to convert smelly landfill

2015-07-28 16:12

Peter Wilhelm takes a satirical look at what the recent media tour has revealed about the presidential quarters at Nkandla.

Nkandla: Mountain of lies will come crashing down

2015-07-26 16:00

In order for us to understand why a lonely goat was found hiding in a R6 million rondavel this week, why Parliament has become paralysed, and why adults are making fools of themselves daily defending fire pools and cattle culverts, we have to go back to the beginning.

Nkandla: Not even the chickens escaped SA’s witty tweets

2015-07-23 17:35

On Wednesday (July 23 2015) a parliamentary ad hoc committee set to consider Police Minster Nathi Nhleko’s security report took a “stroll” through President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home. The visit was organised by the ANC with the intention of showing the committee where and how the R246 million was spent. The Twitterverse was on top form and #NkandlaVisit produced some interesting memes.

Letter suggests the president knew about upgrades

2015-07-23 10:44

A police document has revealed that president Jacob Zuma may have given instructions regarding security upgrades in his home in 2009.

'Mandela's Qunu home had a fire pool' – As it happened

2015-06-30 14:00

Police Minister Nathi Nhelko has said at a media briefing that late former president Nelson Mandela's Qunu home also had a 'fire pool'. Read on for how the briefing unfolded in Pretoria.

HEADLINES: EFF vs Nkandla, Jadye Panayiotou case and Charleston shooting

In today's news headlines: the EFF won't back down over Nkandla, Christopher Panayiotou is scheduled to appear in court and Barack Obama says the US should look at gun control issues.

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