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Nkandla contractor's mom killed in robbery

2014-12-04 16:17

Four men have been arrested in connection with the murder of the mother of Nkandlagate contractor Thandeka Nene in a brutal house robbery at Nagina near Marianhill outside Durban.

EFF defiant, demands Zuma pay back the money

2014-11-28 07:15

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party will head to court to challenge the suspension of some of its MPs from Parliament, and will also demand President Jacob Zuma repays money spent on his Nkandla home.

Zuma must share Nkandla

2014-11-23 22:29
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When President Jacob Zuma retires from the top office in the land in 2019, he will have to share his multimillion-rand residential complex with the residents of Nkandla.

Nkandla fence falling apart - report

2014-11-23 10:00
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Less than two years after it was erected, the multi million rand high-security perimeter fence around President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home is falling apart, a report says.

Top SANDF official denies Nkandla-related report

2014-11-20 17:17

Lieutenant General Vejay Ramlakan has criticised a Beeld newspaper report which stated that he might go on early retirement following an SANDF probe into President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

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Court hears that Shrien Dewani left hotel staff a R15 000 tip, Parliament is set to reconvene following a meeting between the Deputy President and opposition leaders and the taxi strike has serious implications for South Africa’s economy. Watch.

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Ramaphosa to meet political parties

2014-11-17 11:01

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to meet the leaders of political parties in Parliament, in a bid to strengthen and consolidate parliamentary democratic processes, the presidency says.

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Today's newspaper front pages go inside the Nkandla homestead to report on tunnels and underground bunkers. They also focus on the returned bodies of South African victims of the Nigerian church collapse.

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Officials want media ban at Nkandla hearings

2014-11-16 15:57
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Eleven public works officials facing disciplinary hearings in relation to spending on Nkandla have requested that media be barred from the hearings due to security concerns.

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In today's news headlines: The Nkandla report is passed in parliament after a riotous debate, SA will get a new low-cost carrier in 2015 and Cell C loses its urgent application against a disgruntled customer.

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Parliament adopts Nkandla report - as it happened

2014-11-13 20:58
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Get the latest updates as Members of Parliament debate, among other matters, the Nkandla report.

Maimane: Nkandla report a travesty

2014-11-13 18:57

The adoption of the report by the ad hoc committee on Nkandla is a travesty of parliamentary oversight, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

Nkandla investigation ongoing - Moonoo

2014-11-13 17:40

The investigation into security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private home at Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, is continuing, Lieutenant General Vinesh Moonoo says.

Zuma must go - opposition

2014-11-12 16:14
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Opposition parties have vowed to step up a campaign to drive President Jacob Zuma from office after the ANC adopted a report that clears him of responsibility for misspending on Nkandla.

Cabinet has 3 months to decide on Nkandla

2014-11-12 05:15
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Cabinet will be given three months to determine whether the improvements to President Jacob Zuma's private home at Nkandla constituted genuine security upgrades.

Parly committee adopts report to suspend EFF MPs

2014-11-10 21:24
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Parliament's powers and privileges committee has officially adopted a report recommending the suspension without pay of 12 EFF MPs.

Zuma Nkandla probe centralised – police

2014-11-10 11:19
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Charges of corruption laid against President Jacob Zuma at various police stations have been centralised and are being investigated nationally, police spokesperson Solomon Makgale says.

DA threatens legal action over Nkandla

2014-11-07 14:11
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The DA has reiterated its threat of taking President Jacob Zuma to court for defying the public protector's report on state spending at his home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal.

PSA: No settlements for Nkandla officials

2014-11-06 05:10

No settlement deal has been presented to public works department officials facing a disciplinary hearing over upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence, the PSA says.

Nkandla officials to discuss settlement - report

2014-11-02 13:02

The department of public works is to hold discussions about a settlement proposal with 12 officials charged in connection with upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, according to a report.

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According to recently conducted research, Zuma's approval ratings have fluctuated over the past five years - reaching its lowest point during the release of the Public Protector's report on Nkandla this year. Watch.

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Zuma yet to respond to Madonsela's letter

2014-10-29 19:08
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has not had a response from President Jacob Zuma to a letter her office sent him more than a month ago.

ANC, DA claim vindication

2014-10-24 22:23

The ANC and the opposition have claimed the SABC judgment vindicated their clashing views on whether the public protector's findings are binding - an issue which is central to the Nkandla controversy.

DA calls for independent funding for Chapter 9 institutions

2014-10-22 21:00

The DA says it is time Chapter Nine institutions are funded independently of government departments.

I pleaded with Malema to leave the House: Sergeant-at-arms

2014-10-20 17:45

National Assembly sergeant-at-arms Regina Mohlomi pleaded with EFF leader Julius Malema and his fellow MPs to leave the House during a ruckus on 21 August, MPs have heard.

 
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In today's news headlines: A South African family has been killed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla builder has been arrested and Outa believes the upcoming e-toll review report will show the system is unworkable. Watch.

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Nkandla spending hidden from AG - report

2014-11-27 10:14
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Evidence of large-scale misappropriation in the Nkandla construction project was hidden from the auditor general a report says.

Thuli fights for the authority of her office

2014-11-23 19:56

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has turned to the courts in a bid for clarity on what exactly her office’s powers entail.

ANC vets want Zuma to pay back the money

2014-11-21 08:36
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ANC veterans believe President Jacob Zuma should do the honourable thing and pay back some of the R246m in state funds used to upgrade his private Nkandla home in KwaZulu-Natal.

Top SANDF official first victim of Nkandla project

2014-11-20 08:38
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Lieutenant-General Vejay Ramlakan, former SANDF surgeon-general and one of the alleged planners of the Nkandla project, has become the first victim of the scheme, after being told his services are no longer required.

Parliament not the ANC's playground - Zille

2014-11-17 14:28
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President Jacob Zuma has shown ignorance and contempt for the Constitution and the principle of accountability, DA leader Helen Zille says.

NEWSPAPERS: Nkandla & church collapse bodies

2014-11-17 09:08

Today's newspaper front pages go inside the Nkandla homestead to report on tunnels and underground bunkers. They also focus on the returned bodies of South African victims of the Nigerian church collapse.

Jacob Zuma’s new number one

2014-11-16 16:46
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In the corridors of Parliament, Cedric Frolick is described as an “extremely hard-working” man and as a person who sticks to the rules.

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Speaking to reporters in Cape Town, DA Parliamentary Leader Mmusi Maimane explained that the DA no longer recognises Baleka Mbete as speaker of the National Assembly. Watch.

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Nkandla report passes after riotous debate

2014-11-13 21:42
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The ANC drove its report absolving President Jacob Zuma from responsibility for the abuse of funds on his Nkandla home through the National Assembly.

Nkandla fund not only for Zuma - businessmen

2014-11-13 20:33
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A group of businessmen raising funds to repay the money spent on President Jacob Zuma's home at Nkandla, have claimed they want to free up Parliament by putting the issue to rest.

Opposition parties filibuster Nkandla report

2014-11-13 18:49

Opposition parties have delayed Parliament's adoption of a report exonerating President Jacob Zuma in the Nkandla saga with a noisy filibuster which dragged on for hours.

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In today's news headlines: The Hawks foil a Gautrain heist, opposition parties rally together to drive President Zuma from office and the first-ever probe has landed on a comet. Watch.

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In today's news headlines: Parliament absolves President Jacob Zuma of wrongdoing in the upgrades to his Nkandla home, Cosatu is set to lose millions over the Numsa split and tense emails between Anni Hindocha and Shrien Dewani are read in court. Watch.

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Oscar investigator to head up Nkandla probe

2014-11-11 10:15
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The man who investigated paralympian Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp will be heading up the investigation into the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

Nhleko misled Parly over Zuma probe - Maimane

2014-11-10 17:18
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DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says Police Minister Nathi Nhleko may have misled Parliament over the corruption probe against President Jacob Zuma.

Police probing Zuma for Nkandla corruption

2014-11-10 09:51
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The SA Police Service is officially investigating President Jacob Zuma for corruption related to his Nkandla homestead, it has been reported.

Law adviser: State has no case against Zuma

2014-11-07 07:22
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The state will not be able to build a claim against President Jacob Zuma on the basis that he benefited unduly from the revamp of his Nkandla home, a parliamentary law adviser has said.

EFF MPs guilty on all charges

2014-11-05 15:24
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Parliament's powers and privileges committee has found 20 Economic Freedom Fighters MPs guilty of all charges stemming from their heckling of President Jacob Zuma over his Nkandla home.

Madonsela warns Zuma over 'dangerous precedent'

2014-10-31 21:09
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The public protector has warned President Jacob Zuma in a letter that his remarks over her role could lead to "lawlessness" and set a dangerous precedent.

Madonsela's Nkandla findings not binding - committee

2014-10-30 21:16
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An ANC-only committee has found that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's findings against President Jacob Zuma in the Nkandla debacle are not binding.

Madonsela is right to review SABC judgment

2014-10-29 10:13

The showdown between the DA and the SABC at the Western Cape High Court last week was a proxy battle over Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's Nkandla report, says TO Molefe.

ANC votes down motion to call Zuma over Nkandla

2014-10-23 17:03
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The ANC has voted down an opposition motion in Parliament that President Jacob Zuma must be called to appear before the ad hoc committee mulling reports on misspending on his Nkandla home.

Zuma backers must help needy - IFP

2014-10-20 22:00

The IFP says President Jacob Zuma's backers should rather donate money to the needy than attempt to bail him out.

All systems working during EFF Parly disruption

2014-10-20 17:31

All information and communication technology systems were in working order on the day EFF MPs disrupted National Assembly proceedings, Parliament's powers and privileges committee has heard.

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