'Dead' former Thales boss and Zuma trial witness Alain Thétard found alive in Europe

2019-05-24 08:44

Investigators have found a "dead" former Thales boss and Jacob Zuma corruption trial witness in Europe.

ANALYSIS: High court leaves Parliament little choice but to investigate Mkhwebane

2019-05-21 05:00

The picture emerging from the High Court judgment in the Estina/Vrede dairy project matter – and compounded by the Absa-Bankorp-SARB judgment – is that the Public Protector is at best incompetent and negligent, and at worst calculating and devious.

South Africa resets: ANC dodges a spray of bullets, DA slumps and EFF keeps on trucking

2019-05-09 22:44

What exactly happened on Wednesday? It seems South Africa chose to give the ANC a light tongue-lashing, while DA support declined for the first time ever. The EFF keeps chugging along while the Freedom Front Plus is making a comeback. The national results centre in Pretoria was an interesting joint on Thursday night.

ANALYSIS: Duarte's bluster shields ANC from Magashule questions

2019-04-03 11:42

The spectacle that was Jessie Duarte On Tuesday wasn't the only gaffe in the last 72 hours revealing the fissures inside the party.

The showman’s con

2019-03-18 08:06

Let me tell you a story.

Breaking some bones: The plans for SA's reformation

2019-02-22 06:00

If President Cyril Ramaphosa is going to reform the state and economy, he is going to have to make painful choices. But it seems as if he's going to play politics, and leave the implementation to Tito Mboweni and Pravin Gordhan.

Zondo, Nugent, Mokgoro, PIC… and why the ANC believes it to be immune

2019-02-01 06:00

The daily revelations about state capture, grand corruption and political interference are illustrating in broad sweeps and stark detail exactly why Jacob Zuma's nine years at the helm of the state were wasted. But South Africans' memories are short. And the ANC knows that, writes Pieter du Toit.

Let slip the dogs of war: Behind the attacks on Pravin Gordhan

2018-11-23 06:00

Pravin Gordhan has been the star witness of the state capture commission. He has however suddenly come under attack, much like he was in 2016 and 2017. Why? Pieter du Toit looks for answers.

Gordhan warns of state capture 'fightback' across government entities

2018-11-08 10:30

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has warned of a "determined and vigorous fightback" campaign from those opposed to efforts to implement clean governance at state entities.

Dark days for isolated Zuma as SA graft case starts

2018-04-05 17:10

Former president Jacob Zuma's downfall and the rise of his successor, Cyril Ramaphosa, have boosted confidence in the economy, with Moody’s removing its threat of a junk credit rating.


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.

BIG MOMENTS: The story of the 2019 general election

2019-05-11 11:15

South Africa is on the edge of another five-year political cycle where heroes and saviours, crooks and villains and party spats and splits will be part of our national staple. These are the main takeaways from the election.

The dead hand of Jacob Zuma that's throttling Cyril Ramaphosa

2019-05-08 05:00

While President Cyril Ramaphosa is being driven to his voting station in the back of his black BMW on Wednesday, he will feel the dead hand of Jacob Zuma on his neck, and he will be worried about his party's future, writes Pieter du Toit.

‘Mr Ten Percent’: How Ace Magashule captured the Free State

2019-03-31 07:00

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has stood at the "head of a well-organised state-capture network” in the Free State for almost a decade. This network has scooped millions of rands of taxpayers’ money in various schemes, a new book by investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh alleges.

SPY WARS: Broken oversight system let spooks get away with everything

2019-03-12 07:07

Not the auditor general, nor the inspector general into intelligence or the parliamentary committee tasked with overseeing the country’s spying operations could provide a check on the profligacy and criminality of the State Security Agency.

Redi Tlhabi: A moment for Ramaphosa to rise to the occasion

2019-02-10 10:02

For the moment, whilst Cyril Ramaphosa was delivering his State of the Nation Address, I could not help but be grateful that he had prevailed at the Nasrec conference, writes Redi Tlhabi.

NPA denies payments were made to Zuma's rape accuser - report

2019-01-11 12:51

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied making any payments to the late Fezeka [Fezekile] "Khwezi" Kuzwayo, who accused former president Jacob Zuma of rape.

8 things to know about Gordhan's first day at the state capture inquiry

2018-11-19 22:17

Denel, nuclear, hiring and firing all made an appearance in Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan's first day of testimony. Here is a roundup of eight key themes that emerged.

A decade of officials' conduct to be probed in lifestyle audits - Gordhan

2018-07-18 06:15

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan says lifestyle audits to probe the conduct of government officials will go as far back as 2009, and use already existing mechanisms.

Zuma receives summons to appear in court

2018-03-26 17:16

Former president Jacob Zuma's lawyer Micheal Hulley has confirmed to News24 that he has received a summons for his client to appear in the Durban High Court on April 6.

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