Van Rooyen leaves 'voluntarily' after EFF supporters allegedly block him in Metsimaholo

2017-11-29 16:43

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen left a voting station in Metsimaholo "voluntarily" after he was allegedly blocked by EFF supporters. 

Enemy of the People: 9/12, the day everything changed

2017-11-10 13:20

In the newly released book, Enemy of the People, former National Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile has recalled the confusion, disruption and the poor taste in which Des van Rooyen and his advisers tried to capture South Africa’s fiscal purse.

President Zuma appointed me - Van Rooyen denies Gupta hiring

2017-09-12 19:09

Co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Des van Rooyen says only President Jacob Zuma appointed him to the position of finance minister for three days in 2015.

How Denel stand-off with Treasury started amid NeneGate

2017-06-15 07:51

Treasury has provided a detailed timeline of its correspondence with Denel regarding its Asia venture.

#GuptaLeaks: How the Guptas screwed Denel

2017-06-10 08:15

Leaked records from the heart of the Gupta business empire help solve the mystery behind Denel Asia, the controversial arms marketing partnership that national treasury has tried to block.

Don't take the money, Zuma tells land claimants

2017-05-29 18:46

Successful land claimants should not settle for financial compensation, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Des van Rooyen invokes sub judice rule over renewed 'state capture' claims

2017-05-28 22:49

Cooperative Governance Minister Des Van Rooyen will not be commenting on media reports that the Gupta's picked up the tab for his visit to Dubai in 2015 because the issue is sub judice, his office says.

Van Rooyen defends R260m payout to former councillors

2017-05-18 13:17

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen has defended paying R260m to former councillors who were not re-elected in last year's local government elections, saying all public office bearers receive payments like this.

Vuwani locals hit out at police

2017-04-16 06:01

Government’s attempt to renegotiate a peaceful settlement with the Vuwani community in Limpopo hit a snag after members of the community refused to attend meetings.

The six potential candidates who could replace Gordhan

2017-03-30 05:32

Speculation is rife that President Jacob Zuma could reshuffle his Cabinet this week. Here is a look at some of the top contenders.


Des van Rooyen no-show at meeting on electricity distribution

2017-11-28 21:50

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Des van Rooyen's absence at a joint meeting has led to questions about whether or not there is any political will to resolve challenges of electricity distribution.

Zuma within rights to remove Ramaphosa, or even me – Des van Rooyen

2017-10-20 20:34

Cabinet minister Des Van Rooyen steadfastly believes that President Jacob Zuma is within his right to remove Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, or even himself.

48 municipalities still owe Eskom billions - minister

2017-08-29 22:19

Forty-eight municipalities still owe Eskom billions of rand in combined debt, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen says.

DA targets Brown, Muthambi, Van Rooyen in #GuptaLeaks charges

2017-06-12 17:56

The number of criminal charges the Democratic Alliance is laying against the executive is growing as fast as new revelations emerge from the so-called GuptaLeaks.

DA opens criminal case against Zuma, 11 others

2017-05-30 12:25

The DA has opened a criminal case against President Jacob Zuma and 11 others at the Cape Town Central Police Station.

Zuma a hero of the masses - Des van Rooyen

2017-05-29 13:11

President Jacob Zuma will be remembered for bringing hope to millions of South Africa's citizens, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen says.

New law to regulate and police initiation schools on the cards - Van Rooyen

2017-05-18 21:34

A new law regulating traditional initiations, and empowering the police and the NPA to prosecute unlawful initiation schools, is on the cards to prevent deaths and injuries, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen says.

We've got to move on, Mbalula tells Vuwani protesters

2017-04-20 14:30

Police minister Fikile Mbalula has said the decision over the Vuwani demarcation has been made and cannot be reversed; protest action must end and pave way for peace.

It's business as usual - Cogta on Zuma's local govt summit

2017-04-05 16:13

Political upheaval in the ruling party will not affect the service delivery at local governments, the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs has said.

Honeymoon over for govt employees doing business with state

2017-03-09 13:30

The Department of Public Service and Administration is intent on bringing government employees doing business with the state to book.

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