Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
The DA will report EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu to Parliament's ethics committee after allegations that money from a slush fund was used to pay for his wedding in 2017.
The EFF leader’s brother has had an astonishing reversal of fortunes. Early this year he could afford no more than R5 000 per month to pay his enormous VBS debt. Last month he suddenly had R1m and this week he had another R2m to throw at the problem. Where he got it, no one knows.
EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has rubbished the forensic report into large-scale looting at VBS Mutual Bank, in which the brother of the party's chief whip, Floyd Shivambu, was implicated.
Brian Shivambu is the latest party implicated in an explosive forensic report into the collapse of VBS Mutual Bank seeking to have it reviewed.
The younger brother of EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu has denied that he received money from collapsed VBS Mutual Bank and has threatened to go after those who "defamed" him.
Brian Shivambu, the brother of EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu, has been ordered to pay VBS Mutual Bank's liquidator's legal costs in a case against Brian Shivambu's company, according to a report.
The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered Brian Shivambu, the brother of the EFF's Floyd Shivambu, to pay R1.78m to VBS Mutual Bank's liquidators.
The EFF has threatened political commentator Prince Mashele with court action should he fail to apologise for comments he made about the EFF during media interviews.
Floyd Shivambu has been linked to the controversial business of his brother through messages he is believed to have sent a businessman being probed for his role in alleged wrongdoing at the PIC, according to a report.
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