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AS IT HAPPENED: SACP supports Gordhan, condemns Guptas

2017-03-30 09:54

SACP second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila has come out in strong support of Pravin Gordhan and clarified his organisation's stance against Gordhan's removal, while also condemning President Jacob Zuma's alleged ties to the Gupta family.


AS IT HAPPENED: Zuma slammed, Gordhan praised at Kathrada funeral

2017-03-29 08:23

Struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada has been laid to rest at the Westpark Cemetery in Randburg, Johannesburg.


Zuma the elephant in the room at Kathrada's funeral

2017-03-29 14:45

Although he wasn't physically present, President Jacob Zuma's presence loomed large at the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Johannesburg.


High Court reserves judgment in Gupta-Gordhan bank case

2017-03-29 10:02

Judgment in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's application to get legal protection from intervening in the bank closure of the Gupta's bank accounts has been reserved.


Rand runs on news that ANC top brass oppose Zuma's Gordhan axing

2017-03-29 15:16

The rand has reacted sharply on a report that President Jacob Zuma's plan to fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is said to be opposed by three party leaders.


Exclusive: Dramatic new information on police chief's spending

2017-03-29 06:51

A police directorate affidavit, placed before the court, has revealed how acting police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane allegedly reduced his household and vehicle debt by millions of rands - in just five years.


WATCH: Standing ovation as Motlanthe echoes Kathrada's wishes for Zuma to 'step down'

2017-03-29 13:28

Former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe gave a rousing speech at the funeral service of ANC stalwart and Rivonia Trialist Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday, echoing and quoting parts of Kathrada's famous letter to the president - asking Jacob Zuma to step down.


Motlanthe quotes Kathrada in eulogy, calls for Zuma to resign - Read it in full

2017-03-29 12:44

Comrade Kathy found the current political leadership wanting and could not hesitate to call for the resignation of the president, with whom the buck stops, Kgalema Mothlante said in his eulogy. Read it in full.


Pietermaritzburg school boy dies after rugby training

2017-03-30 08:08

A Pietermaritzburg school boy has died after collapsing on the rugby field, paramedics have said.


The six potential candidates who could replace Gordhan

2017-03-30 05:32

Speculation is rife that President Jacob Zuma could reshuffle his Cabinet this week. Here is a look at some of the top contenders.



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