It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
Wanton violence follows false allegations, ANC veteran Derek Hanekom has said as he welcomed the court ruling that former president Jacob Zuma's statement that he was "a known enemy agent" is defamatory.
Judgment in the defamation case brought by senior ANC leader Derek Hanekom against former president Jacob Zuma is expected in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court on Friday.
Former tourism minister and ANC NEC member Derek Hanekom has called being labelled an enemy agent by former President Jacob Zuma a "premeditated strategy to divert attention from the real work of the Zondo commission to uncover the truth about allegations of corruption and state capture".
Former president Jacob Zuma's lawyer Muzi Sikhakhane has hinted that Zuma would be returning to the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.
Former president Jacob Zuma says former tourism minister Derek Hanekom's defamation case against him, is a matter the ANC should deal with - not the courts, according to a report.
The ANC says it respects and acknowledges national executive committee (NEC) member Derek Hanekom’s bid to sue its former president Jacob Zuma.
Zuma's accusation came after EFF leader Julius Malema alleged that Hanekom conspired with the party to oust Zuma via a motion of no confidence in the National Assembly.
In 2017 there was a constant buzz about a possible breakaway party being formed if the Zuma faction won at the Nasrec conference. Everyone was debating the possibility, not just Derek Hanekom, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The ANC has briefed the media on the outcomes of the NEC's meeting over the weekend, where the party's top leadership met to discuss a range of matters including the controversy around Derek Hanekom and Jacob Zuma's explosive state capture inquiry testimony.
ANC national executive committee member Derek Hanekom is likely to face a disciplinary hearing after he admitted meeting the EFF shortly before a motion of no confidence vote in former president Jacob Zuma two years ago.
ANC veteran Derek Hanekom took his former president Jacob Zuma to court over a tweet in which he called him a "known enemy agent".
Former President Jacob Zuma believes the ANC's members need to be honest to be trusted by the public.
Judgment has been reserved in the defamation case between senior ANC leader Derek Hanekom and former president Jacob Zuma.
Former Cabinet minister and senior ANC member Derek Hanekom's lawyer says an enemy of former president Jacob Zuma is not automatically an enemy of the ANC.
Jacob Zuma's supporters are planning to support him in the R500 000 defamation case that Derek Hanekom has launched against him over a tweet inferring that he was a spy.
Mac Maharaj, who once did Jacob Zuma's bidding as his presidential spokesperson, has backed Derek Hanekom and Siphiwe Nyanda, both of whom have been accused of being agents and spies by their former ANC leader.
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has reportedly not minced his words in lashing out at the party's Veterans League, saying they are acting like "ordained commentators" by attacking the party's leaders.
Former MP and member of the ANC's national executive committee Derek Hanekom might be facing an investigation by the same committee investigating secretary general Ace Magashule's involvement into the establishment of smaller parties.
In confronting his detractors to try to remove him, President Ramaphosa is betting on the broader South African population to ensure that the cost of removing him will be too high for the ANC, writes Ralph Mathekga.
There appeared to be an orchestrated campaign against ANC cadres including Derek Hanekom and Pravin Gordhan to divert attention from corruption and state capture, members of the party’s Veterans League asserted in an open letter to the Top Six and National Executive Committee on Saturday.
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