No legal challenge to Nkandla report - Mbete

2014-04-17 14:36

There are no plans to legally challenge Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla, ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete says.

Maimane: Nkandla funds could have paid for services

2014-04-16 13:44

Security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home were paid for with money meant for housing and basic services in Soweto, DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane says.

Zille hands out solar kits

2014-04-16 12:36

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille handed out solar power kits to residents of the Chris Hani informal settlement in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.

ANC delaying Nkandla committee - DA

2014-04-14 15:05

The DA have accused the ANC of deliberately trying to delay the work of the ad hoc committee on Nkandla.

ANC granted leave to appeal in SMS case

2014-04-12 17:00

The High Court in Johannesburg has granted the ANC leave to appeal a decision that a DA SMS about President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead was fair comment.

Nkandla findings final - protector

2014-04-11 19:22

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will not discuss her findings on Nkandla with the government's security cluster of ministers, her office says.

Parly committee should use 'all its powers' - DA

2014-04-10 15:34

The ad hoc committee established by Parliament to consider submissions by President Jacob Zuma in response to the public protector's report on Nkandla must make use of all its powers, the DA said.

DA: Committee first step towards Zuma removal

2014-04-09 22:10

The ad hoc committee formed to consider the submissions made by President Jacob Zuma in response to the public protector's Nkandla report was the first step towards his impeachment, the DA says.

Nzimande trying to cover up rot - DA

2014-04-09 21:37

The DA has condemned Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande's comments that articles about Nkandla are "white people's lies", saying it was a poor attempt to cover up the rot.

Parly mum on Nkandla report committee

2014-04-09 14:37

Whether Parliament will set up an ad hoc committee to consider Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla could not be officially confirmed.

EFF could put brakes on DA, ANC

2014-04-09 07:15

The advent of the EFF is not only attacking the ANC’s 7 May projections, but surprisingly also that of the DA.

Ministers want 'clarity' on Nkandla report

2014-04-08 11:21

The security cluster of ministries has asked Public Protector Thuli Madonsela for "clarity" on certain aspects of her Nkandla report.

Parly to probe Nkandla before election - report

2014-04-08 09:02

National Assembly speaker Max Sisulu has decided to investigate the Nkandla report before the 7 May elections, according to a report.

Nkandla residents not asking questions - ANC

2014-04-07 19:09

Nkandla locals in KwaZulu-Natal did not raise questions about President Jacob Zuma's private home in the area, ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize says.

Corruption counteracting transformation

2014-04-07 12:30

Dishonesty is a growing threat to our country and can only be curtailed by means of community vigilance and exposure of the culprits, says Mohamed Saeed.

Review presidential medical unit: DA

2014-04-06 14:00

A total of R48.5m has been spent on the Presidential Medical Unit since 2009, the DA says.

Values won on Vavi, SMS, traders rulings - expert

2014-04-05 05:30

The values of the Constitution has won in three major court rulings, legal analyst Shadrack Gutto says.

Nkandla report in political hands - expert

2014-04-04 20:58

The National Assembly has the final say on the public protector's report about the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's home at Nkandla, in KwaZulu-Natal, a constitutional law expert says.

No personal interest in ethical leadership - Madonsela

2014-04-04 14:32

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says personal interest has no place in ethical leadership and good governance.

Court dismisses ANC's SMS application

2014-04-04 11:41

The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that an SMS the DA sent to over 1.5 million prospective Gauteng voters accusing President Jacob Zuma of stealing public money was fair comment.

DA accuses Zuma of stonewalling

2014-04-03 20:55

The DA has accused President Jacob Zuma of trying to "run away" from explaining his role in a R246m state-funded security upgrade to his home.

Zuma should step down - youth survey

2014-04-03 17:56

More than two-thirds of young South Africans aged between 18 and 34 believe President Jacob Zuma should step down in the wake of the Nkandla saga, a survey has revealed.

Zuma undermining protector - DA

2014-04-03 14:20

The DA has accused President Jacob Zuma of undermining the public protector in his full three-page letter sent to National Assembly Speaker Max Sisulu.

Sars looking into Nkandla tax issue

2014-04-03 12:56

The SA Revenue Service says it will deal with a DA request to look into President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla tax issue, after it emerged he may owe about R16.8m for fringe benefits he received.

40 objections to candidates - IEC

2014-04-03 05:30

The Electoral Commission of SA has received about 40 objections to National Assembly and provincial legislature election candidates.


Mbete: Nkandla is a holy place

2014-04-17 13:14

Some of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's remarks about President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home amounted to interference “with a man’s kraal”, says ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete.

Zuma brings out the worst in ANC

2014-04-16 13:35

It would be foolish to simply blame Jacob Zuma for all the ANC’s mistakes and failures, but it is true that it was after he took over the leadership, the former liberation movement’s worst instincts have replaced its earlier democratic culture.

Cope abandons rule of law

2014-04-14 20:44

It its eagerness to stick it to Jacob Zuma the Congress of the People has shown its hypocrisy when it comes to the rule of law, argues Kameel Premhid.

COPE abandons the rule of law

2014-04-14 14:08

COPE announced last week that they had turned down the Speaker’s invitation to participate in Parliament’s ad hoc committee.

Nzimande: Zuma built his own house

2014-04-12 15:05

President Jacob Zuma built his house in Nkandla with his own money, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Zuma owes us answers, DA says

2014-04-11 13:24

A complaint will be lodged with Parliament over President Jacob Zuma’s failure to answer parliamentary questions, DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

ANC chief whip welcomes Nkandla committee

2014-04-10 12:11

ANC chief whip Stone Sizani has welcomed Parliament's decision to establish an ad hoc committee on the Nkandla issue.

Oscar bigger than elections, Nkandla

2014-04-09 21:39

As Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial has continued to dominate news headlines, after the Paralympian marked his third day in the stand at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Parly committee to probe Nkandla report

2014-04-09 20:54

An ad hoc committee has been formed to consider the submissions made by President Jacob Zuma in response to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on upgrades to his Nkandla homestead.

Nkandla articles 'white people's lies'

2014-04-09 08:12

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has described articles about President Jacob Zuma and his Nkandla homestead as "white people's lies", according to reports.

Security cluster seeks Nkandla scapegoat - DA

2014-04-08 18:45

The security cluster of ministers' call for further clarity on the public protector's report on Nkandla implies they are seeking a "scapegoat", DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

DA welcomes probe into Nkandla before elections

2014-04-08 10:30

Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko welcomed National Assembly Speaker Max Sisulu's reported intention to investigate the Nkandla report before the elections.

Oscar shares media spotlight with Dewani

2014-04-07 21:18

Shrien Dewani's return to South Africa to face murder charges has seen his trial share the media spotlight with the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

ANC to fight SMS ruling

2014-04-07 17:48

The ANC is to appeal against a court ruling that dismissed its objections to a DA SMS accusing President Jacob Zuma of stealing public money.

Gigaba: Zuma concerned about Nkandla costs

2014-04-07 09:47

President Jacob Zuma is concerned about the escalation in costs of security upgrades at his private home in Nkandla, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Nkandla: Our President will survive

2014-04-05 11:45

The Nkandla debacle will cause many heads to roll. Martin Warburg offers his theory as to why Jacob Zuma will be the one left standing.

ANC, Cosatu lose key court battles

2014-04-04 22:35

The ANC and its alliance partner Cosatu have lost key court battles, with a little more than a month to go before the general election.

Zuma on taxman's radar over Nkandla upgrades

2014-04-04 17:18

President Jacob Zuma could face yet another probe into his R246m taxpayer funded home upgrades, this time from the taxman.

SMS ruling a victory for freedom of speech - DA

2014-04-04 13:12

The DA has welcomed a court ruling that the SMS in which it accused President Jacob Zuma of stealing public money was fair comment, saying it is a victory for freedom of speech.

Whistleblowers deserve greater protection

2014-04-04 07:41

Whistleblowers deserve effective protection if we are to truly eradicate corruption or go to a great extent towards deterring it at the very least, says Saber Jazbhay.

Court to rule on ANC, DA matter

2014-04-03 19:02

The South Gauteng High Court will hand down judgment on an urgent application by the ANC to stop a DA SMS accusing President Jacob Zuma of stealing public money.

IT staff erred on Nkandla report - SIU

2014-04-03 17:09

An IT staff member marked the Special Investigating Unit's report on Nkandla "completed" because he had misinterpreted an e-mail.


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Zuma 'kicking for touch' in Nkandla response

2014-04-03 12:17

A political analyst says President Jacob Zuma's decision to wait for the SIU report on the Nkandla upgrade is "another delaying tactic ahead of the elections".

Zuma dodges graft allegations

2014-04-02 20:57

President Jacob Zuma has dodged damaging allegations that R246m of taxpayers' money was spent unlawfully upgrading his private home, prompting opposition calls for his impeachment.

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