Why Ramaphosa should score an A for his first 100 days

2018-05-25 12:33

Ramaphosa is no saint and we should guard against deifying politicians. But let’s give credit it's due: He has dragged us from the gutter with a clear vision and willingness to do the right thing, writes Adriaan Basson.

Zuma's money woes leave him short of advocates in corruption case

2018-05-23 15:33

Former president Jacob Zuma's attorney Michael Hulley has told News24 that he has "terminated" the services of counsel for the corruption case, pending issues around legal fees.

Public sector talks: Another deadlock looming?

2018-05-18 16:34

Cosatu unions have been accused of being in bed with "the employer" – government – and have threatened to exclude the PSA from further negotiations.

Zuma's presidency was a total disaster – Trevor Manuel

2018-05-16 22:37

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel says the removal of Thabo Mbeki from office in September 2008 led to a rapid change of South Africa's fortunes.

SA needs a Mandela of our times

2018-05-16 06:01

Amid the exposure of raw racial wounds, we need a sturdy hand with emotional maturity and empathy who can reach out across all divides to rally South Africans, says Solly Moeng .

Opposition parties walk out of KZN legislature as Zuma makes surprise appearance

2018-05-15 20:36

Opposition parties in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature say former president Jacob Zuma's presence in the house is part of ongoing factionalism within the ANC.

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma's mystery meeting with South African spook murdered in Serbia

2018-05-10 13:03

A person who attended the meeting where the former president and murdered state security contract agent were present says the gathering was "not a social meeting".

Workers dump Sdumo Dlamini during his May Day address - reports

2018-05-02 09:44

Several hundred workers walked out on Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini as he delivered his Workers' Day speech on the national minimum wage.

Zuma used business as a scapegoat, says BLSA's Bonang Mohale

2018-04-24 20:30

South Africa is lucky to have been able to reclaim the country from a president who called business the enemy, according to Business Leadership SA CEO Bonang Mohale.

Five key controversies the state capture commission needs to tackle

2018-04-23 13:27

A judicial commission faces a daunting task in probing allegations that members of the Gupta family and their allies connived with former president Jacob Zuma and his son Duduzane to loot billions of rand from state coffers.


Cosatu disappointed over lack of crucial alliance meeting

2018-05-24 20:11

The Congress of South African Trade Unions says it is still unhappy that there hasn't been an alliance council meeting and has given the ANC an ultimatum for demands that must be met before the 2019 general elections.

Zuma legal fees: Presidency agrees to abide by court ruling

2018-05-21 18:13

The office of President Cyril Ramaphosa has agreed to abide by a future ruling of the North Gauteng High Court on the legal fees of former president Jacob Zuma.

Trevor Manuel: 'Why did we tolerate Zuma's misrule for so long?'

2018-05-18 05:12

Former Cabinet minister Trevor Manuel says he often wonders why Jacob Zuma's presidency was allowed to continue for as long as it did.

'Betrayed' Zuma still poses problems for Ramaphosa after being ousted

2018-05-16 09:04

Three months ago, Jacob Zuma was ousted as president in a humiliating end to his nine-year rule, but he and his supporters seem determined to not go quietly.

Plot to assassinate Johan Booysen involved Jacob Zuma, Dudu Myeni, DA MP claims

2018-05-16 05:42

uMkhonto weSizwe veterans have been contracted to assassinate former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss Johan Booysen after a meeting with former president Jacob Zuma, says DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard.

Zuma's lawyers to make representations in challenge against Abrahams' decision for him to stand trial

2018-05-15 05:11

Former president Jacob Zuma's legal team is expected to make representations as it seeks to review a decision that there was no reason for him not to stand trial.

Take back our proud brand

2018-05-06 06:00

So there I was on the first day of an international conference in a far-off locale, sitting with strangers during the lunch hour, writes Mondli Makhanya.

'Why did we take over 20 years?' - Zuma on free education

2018-04-26 22:39

Spekaing at a lecture in uMlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, former president Jacob Zuma pointed out that the Freedom Charter guaranteed free education, but that it took until last year for this to finally be realised.

Zuma sweetheart steps down from charity

2018-04-24 07:11

The woman named as the future wife of former president Jacob Zuma has been forced to resign from her position at a women's rights charity, the group has announced.

South African anti-nuclear activists win international prize

2018-04-23 13:23

Two South African activists who were instrumental in fighting the proposed Zuma-ear nuclear build programme have won a top environmental prize.

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