R30bn UIF lifeline for workers hit by coronavirus crackdown

2020-03-24 18:23

An amount of R30 billion has been allocated to a special National Disaster Benefit Fund, which will pay UIF to qualifying workers for up to three months.

Ramaphosa's lawyer on Mkhwebane defeat: 'If it weren't so tragic it would be a joke'

2020-03-10 16:40

This is the third judgment which has gone against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in a big case.

Ramaphosa on reconciliation: More needs to be done

2019-12-16 08:37

Reconciliation in South Africa can only be achieved once corruption and political divisions are eradicated, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

'Zimbabwe has lost a father of the nation' - SA leaders mourn Mugabe

2019-09-07 10:18

South African leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. He died at a hospital in Singapore on Friday.

Ramaphosa signs 'debt relief bill'

2019-08-15 22:57

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the controversial National Credit Amendment Bill, which is geared to provide relief to over-indebted consumers

FIRST TAKE: Batohi's big call starts reversal of NPA capture

2019-07-09 12:08

NDPP Shamila Batohi made a big call on Tuesday: she withdrew charges against former KZN Hawks boss General Johan Booysen. Mandy Wiener believes this decision is a clear marker on the road to recover the NPA's credibility.

Ramaphosa sent on his mission by a Bible, a squadron of Gripens and a new NDPP

2019-05-26 06:52

Moments after administering the oath of office to President Cyril Ramaphosa, while Loftus Versfeld Stadium erupted in song, Chief Justice Moegoeng Mogoeng tugged at the head of state’s right elbow, writes Pieter du Toit.

Dawie Scholtz's 7 election campaign shockers

2019-05-08 06:10

South Africa heads to the polls today for its sixth democratic elections. News24 and pollster Dawie Scholtz take a trip down memory lane with most shocking and bizarre stories from this year’s election campaigns.


Coronavirus: Cabinet to mull travel bans and public gathering restriction - report

2020-03-15 10:12

An emergency cabinet meeting could decide whether South Africa should impose stricter measures such as travel bans on countries who have not controlled Covid-19 infection rates, says a media report.

Mkhwebane tried to usurp power from Parliament - Tsenoli

2020-01-09 22:25

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Lechesa Tsenoli says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial orders in the Bosasa report overreached on the powers of Parliament.

Ramaphosa to Maimane: Address your queries about R3m Bosasa donation to the party, not the president

2019-09-28 09:17

President Cyril Ramaphosa says queries about a letter in which the ANC is alleged to have thanked Bosasa for a R3m donation should be addressed to the organisation concerned because it is a party political issue.

'Dark period for SA' - Ramaphosa condemns Uyinene Mrwetyana and Leighandre Jegels murders

2019-09-03 13:13

President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended South African law enforcement authorities after the arrests of two people for the brutal murders of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana and SA boxing champion Leighandre Jegels.

DA calls on ANC to 'split' amid CR17 election campaign revelations

2019-08-03 16:01

Mmusi Maimane has called on the ANC to "split", following leaked emails showing who Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign asked for money.

FULL TEXT: 'We are committed to building an ethical state,' says President Cyril Ramaphosa in 2019 SONA speech

2019-06-20 20:23

"We are committed to building an ethical state," said President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address as he revealed his administration would focus on seven priorities, including education and economic transformation. Read the full speech.

The sixth Parliament: For SA to work, the ANC needs to contain itself

2019-05-22 06:13

If President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about the reform and repair of government he needs the ANC to let Parliament get on with its job.

ANALYSIS: Understand Mokgoro's report into Jiba, Mrwebi

2019-04-25 09:12

A report by former judge of the constitutional court Yvonne Mokgoro recommends that two senior officials at the National Prosecuting Authority, Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, be removed from their positions. Read this if you want to understand the report's implications.

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