Mathews Phosa: The enigma that was Pik Botha

2018-10-14 06:00

Pik Botha was never far from controversy. Among those who knew him, many felt he thrived on the challenge of difficult debates, stirring up hornet's nests as he went, writes Mathews Phosa.

ANC referring VBS report to its Integrity Commission

2018-10-13 09:54

The office of the ANC's secretary general has referred the report on alleged R1.8bn fraudulent activity at VBS Mutual Bank to its Integrity Commission, the majority party said in a statement

Struggle veteran Eric 'Stalin' Mtshali dies at 84

2018-10-12 15:40

Struggle veteran Eric "Stalin" Mtshali has died at the age of 84 after a long illness, says the ANC.

VBS scandal: ANC must be decisive like Nene, says Mbalula

2018-10-11 20:58

ANC elections head Fikile Mbalula believes the party should be decisive when it comes to dealing with the VBS Mutual Bank scandal.

ANC Limpopo to hold emergency meeting over VBS

2018-10-11 16:26

The ANC in Limpopo is expected to meet to discuss the final report of the investigation into R1.8bn fraud at VBS Mutual Bank.

Top Africa stories: Zim's worst economic crisis in a decade, Kenya bus accident

2018-10-11 08:00

Zimbabwe is facing its worst economic crisis in a decade, and more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident in western Kenya.

Heads must roll over 'alarming' VBS Mutual Bank report - ANC

2018-10-10 22:21

The ANC has welcomed a final investigation report into large-scale fraud at VBS Mutual Bank, saying heads must roll where there was any wrongdoing.

Nene – from hero to zero under a week

2018-10-10 08:23

It has taken approximately less than seven days for now former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene to move from being one of the most trusted and loved public servants to him now being referred to as compromised, with some questioning his integrity.

ANC's revamped website goes live after non-payment drama

2018-10-08 19:20

Hoping to make its interaction with young an old "more exciting", the ANC has officially unveiled its newly revamped website.

Nene asked to resign in phone call to Ramaphosa

2018-10-08 09:05

A senior government official has confirmed that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to relieve him of his duties.


Parliament mourns deaths of former MPs

2018-10-13 20:18

Parliament sent condolences for the loss of two current and two former MPs in a joint statement on Saturday.

Magistrate recuses himself in ANC councillor's murder trial

2018-10-12 19:47

A Pietermaritzburg magistrate who presided over the bail application of six men, including an ANC councillor, accused of the murder of a local ANC activist, has recused himself.

The betrayal of the struggle: ANC, EFF and VBS Bank

2018-10-12 07:23

Black political leadership today does not fulfil the mandate of the struggle for liberation. It has abused and continues to abuse its power for self-gratification, writes Mfesane Siboto.

ANC welcomes court judgment on 'frivolous' attempt to nullify elective conference

2018-10-11 17:24

The ANC has welcomed the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria's judgment on an attempt to nullify the 54th National Elective Conference.

Ramaphosa treads 'softly-softly' in power play

2018-10-11 13:15

President Cyril Ramaphosa is caught in an intricate game of political chess as he seeks to stamp his authority on the government while maintaining a semblance of party unity before elections next year.

Where to next for David Mabuza?

2018-10-11 06:45

Deputy President David Mabuza vowed to 'protect his president' - but is himself looking 'more and more presidential' each day, says political analyst Ralph Mathekga.

Duarte: ANC worried about perception it is on trial at state capture inquiry

2018-10-10 17:02

The ANC is concerned that it is perceived to be on trial at the commission of inquiry into state capture, party deputy secretary General Jessie Duarte says.

ANC congratulates Ramaphosa on stamp bearing his face

2018-10-09 18:21

The South African Post Office has unveiled a stamp bearing President Cyril Ramaphosa's face to commemorate World Post Day.

Mahumapelo quits ANC North West provincial task team

2018-10-08 14:04

Former North West premier and ANC provincial spokesperson Supra Mahumapelo has decided to withdraw from the provincial task team.

Nene asks Ramaphosa to relieve him of his position - report

2018-10-08 07:39

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has reportedly asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to relieve him of his duties, as pressure mounts on him to resign following his disclosures last week of his meetings with the Gupta family.

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