Mangaung 2012

Find treason accused guilty - State

The State has asked the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein to find Johan Prinsloo guilty of treason or conspiracy to commit an act of terrorism.


Closing arguments heard in Mangaung treason trial

2014-09-22 14:44

The State has started presenting closing arguments in the Mangaung treason trial in the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein.

Coup plot accused closes case

2014-05-19 13:25

Treason accused and rightwinger Johan Prinsloo has closed his defence without presenting any further testimony or evidence in the Free State High Court.

Alleged Mangaung plotter's case to resume

2014-05-19 07:09

The trial of a man accused of taking part in a rightwing coup plot to attack the ANC’s Mangaung conference in 2012 will resume in the Free State High Court.

State closes case in Mangaung right-wing trial

2014-05-15 14:13

The State has closed its case against treason accused Johan Prinsloo in the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein.


inside Mangaung 2012

Treason-accused's cellphone records scrutinised

2014-05-13 20:37

The cellphone records of Mangaung treason-accused Johan Prinsloo and a State witness have been scrutinised at the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein.

Mangaung right-wing trial continues

2014-05-12 14:21

The cross-examination of a State witness, dubbed Mr B, in a trial stemming from an alleged right-wing plot to attack the ANC's 2012 Mangaung conference has continued.

Mangaung plotters had no weapons, court hears

2014-01-31 05:30

Right-wingers accused of plotting to attack the ANC's 2012 Mangaung conference were unable to find weapons, the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein has heard.

Radical views gave Mangaung plot away - cop

2014-01-28 22:33

The radical views of a man implicated in the alleged 2012 Mangaung terror attack drew police's attention to the plot, the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein has heard.

Rightwinger agrees to plea bargain

2013-11-13 14:34

One of the accused in a rightwing coup plot case has agreed to a plea bargain, the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein has heard.

Terror trial could end in plea bargain

2013-11-11 13:33

Negotiations for a possible plea bargain have been mentioned during a right-wing coup plot trial in the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein.

Anti-Zuma leaders in Eastern Cape purged - claim

2013-10-20 19:20

A cold war is raging in the Eastern Cape ANC ahead of next year’s general elections, and the first casualties have been those who opposed President Jacob Zuma before the party’s leadership conference in Mangaung, a report says.

Terror suspect's evaluation incomplete

2013-06-24 22:09

The case against one of the men accused of plotting to assassinate ANC leaders in Mangaung, has been postponed in the Bloemfontein Regional Court.

Ramaphosa can't be trusted - Zuma camp

2013-02-22 08:52

Supporters of President Jacob Zuma say that Cyril Ramaphosa can't be trusted, and are lobbying to have Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma succeed the president, according to a report.

ANC integrity committee soon - Zuma

2013-01-15 07:29

The ANC will establish its integrity committee within the first half of this year, and is looking for the right people to run it, President Jacob Zuma says.

Zuma 'plotters' apply for bail

2013-01-08 22:07

Four men accused of plotting to kill President Jacob Zuma have applied for bail in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Mantashe 'bit disappointed' at NEC outcome

2012-12-23 16:28

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe is somewhat disappointed at the party's national executive committee elections held in Mangaung, a report says.

Zuma: More Mr Fix It, less Umshini Wam

2012-12-23 10:27

President Jacob Zuma's second term will be about unification, implementation. More Mr Fix It, less Umshini Wam, his backers say.

Cosatu gets legal advice on secrecy bill

2012-12-22 10:21

Trade union federation Cosatu has referred the Protection of State Information Bill to its lawyers for advice.

Alliance is safe, says Cosatu

2012-12-21 14:21

The alliance between the ANC, Cosatu and SACP is safe and is in no danger of collapsing, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

FFP questions evidence in terror case

2012-12-21 14:21

A rightwing party whose members face treason charges for allegedly plotting to kill President Jacob Zuma, has challenged police claims that they were caught with illegal explosives.

NUM welcomes ANC 'worker leaders'

2012-12-21 12:02

The National Union of Mineworkers has welcomed the election of "worker leaders" to the ANC's national executive committee.

Ramaphosa 'honoured' by new ANC role

2012-12-21 10:13

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says it is humbling to be chosen to assist the president, and he is filled with great excitement about his new role.

Motlanthe most tantalising talking point

2012-12-20 22:00

As the ANC national conference in Mangaung ended, deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe's withdrawal from party leadership posts has remained the most tantalising talking point.

'Forces of Change' voted out

2012-12-20 21:18

The so-called "Forces of Change" that had resisted ANC President Jacob Zuma's re-election were voted out of the party's national executive committee.

ANC had 'robust' debates - Zuma

2012-12-20 21:18

The ANC's national elective conference has had robust and constructive debates on policies, President Jacob Zuma has said.

ANC renewing itself, Zuma says

2012-12-20 19:45

The ANC is ready to renew itself as it entered the "second transition" to a more democratic society, President Jacob Zuma says as he closed the party's 53rd elective conference in Mangaung.

ANC must earn leadership, Nzimande says

2012-12-20 19:16

The ANC, despite growing in size and power, must remember to earn its leadership role in the country, SA Communist Party secretary general Blade Nzimande says.

Treason-accused wanted mortars, court hears

2014-05-12 20:49

Repeated efforts have been made to obtain mortar bombs for treason-accused Johan Prinsloo, the Free State High Court has heard.

Mangaung plotter appears in court

2014-02-26 18:24

One of the men accused of allegedly plotting to attack the ANC's 2012 Mangaung conference has appeared in court.

Mangaung plotters were wary of each other, court told

2014-01-29 22:04

The alleged plotters of the foiled attack on the ANC's Mangaung conference in 2012 did not trust each other, the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein has heard.

Alleged Mangaung plotter pleads not guilty

2014-01-27 14:31

A man accused of treason and terrorism for an alleged planned attack on the ANC’s 2012 elective conference in Bloemfontein has pleaded not guilty.

Court to consider Mangaung plot plea bargain

2013-11-13 07:52

Two men charged with high treason for allegedly plotting to bomb the ANC's Mangaung conference may enter a plea bargain, which will shorten the trial significantly.

Terror accused's lawyer asks for more time

2013-11-04 14:22

The treason trial of two alleged rightwing plotters has been postponed by the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein.

Zuma reins in Motlanthe - report

2013-07-07 09:06

President Jacob Zuma has not deployed Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to any international engagements this year, in what could be seen as a sign that their relationship is indeed icy, according to a report.

Free State ANC to rerun PEC election

2013-05-08 17:12

The ANC in the Free State says it will hold the long-awaited rerun of its provincial conference in Welkom this weekend.

Free State ANC elections in February

2013-01-17 12:58

Free State ANC members will get another chance to elect new leadership next month, a provincial African National Congress official has confirmed.

ANC needs unity for '2nd phase' - Zuma

2013-01-12 22:19

The ANC needs to be unified to bring about socio-economic freedom and eliminate the racist legacies of apartheid, President Jacob Zuma says.

Sexwale not leaving ANC - report

2012-12-24 10:09

Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale has downplayed his exclusion from the ANC's NEC, saying the movement is his home and he has "nowhere else to go".

Ramaphosa doesn't want to be president

2012-12-23 10:27

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says he has no ambitions to become head of state, the SABC reports.

New ANC treasurer to review debts

2012-12-22 12:11

Newly-elected ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize will conduct a review of outstanding debts owed by the party to service providers, the ANC says.

Sadtu firmly behind Zuma

2012-12-21 22:23

The SA Democratic Teachers' Union denied that its shop stewards were against President Jacob Zuma's re-election at the ANC national elective conference in Mangaung.

Motlanthe won't be fired - Zuma

2012-12-21 14:21

President Jacob Zuma says there is no Cabinet reshuffle in the offing after the ANC's conference in Mangaung.

Time to deal with ANCYL - Zuma

2012-12-21 13:23

ANC members are not happy with how the youth league has behaved, and the party's new leadership will tackle the matter, President Jacob Zuma says.

Mangaung restored ANC's image - Mkhize

2012-12-21 12:02

The ANC's elective conference in Mangaung has restored the party's image, newly elected treasurer Zweli Mkhize says.

No war in the ANC, says Zuma

2012-12-21 08:43

President Jacob Zuma says the ANC survived its national conference because of the values that hold the party together, despite many thinking there is a war in the ANC.

Zuma warns ANC dissidents

2012-12-20 22:00

ANC President Jacob Zuma has vowed to root out factionalism and to "deal" with dissidents and members challenging the ruling party in court.

Zuma ends conference in song

2012-12-20 21:18

President Jacob Zuma broke into song as he ended his closing address at the ANC's national conference in Mangaung.

Root out factionalism - Zuma

2012-12-20 20:31

The ANC must root out factionalism in the ruling party, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Zuma hails ANC conference as a success

2012-12-20 19:22

The ANC's national conference in Mangaung has been "very successful", President Jacob Zuma says.

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