Nail them on tax and the rest will follow, says Motlanthe

2020-02-03 22:01

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe says he wishes people are "nailed" through their taxes as it is the quickest method to get them behind bars.

King Zwelithini continues resistance to land panel recommendations on Ingonyama Trust

2019-08-04 14:15

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has once again dug in his heels regarding a recommendation that the Ingonyama Trust, of which he is the sole trustee of more than 2.8 million hectares of land, be repealed.

Motlanthe refuses to lead investigation into formation of small parties

2019-07-11 19:02

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe declined to head the investigation into allegations surrounding the formation of smaller parties, the ANC has confirmed.

Political risk analysis: Major shifts and key players

2019-06-14 06:00

This briefing note covers the period June 14 tot 21, 2019 and analyses the political risk environment in South Africa ahead of the state of the nation address on June 20, 2019. Please note this document is meant only for subscribers to News24's Friday Briefing.

Ramaphosa's silence on SARB not an indictment on his leadership - Motlanthe

2019-06-06 15:20

President Cyril Ramaphosa's silence on contradicting statements made by senior party leaders on the possible expansion of the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank is not an indictment on his leadership, former president Kgalema Motlanthe has said.

WATCH: Motlanthe casts his vote, refuses to jump the queue

2019-05-08 13:46

When the former president arrived at his voting station, he joined a long queue of voters, saying he did not want special treatment.

Zimbabwe to release election shooting probe next week

2018-12-14 20:05

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says a report probing deadly election violence when soldiers opened fire on protesters would be released next week.

Mnangagwa says will make public Zim post-election violence report

2018-12-12 08:00

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly reassured Zimbabweans that he would make public the report by a commission of inquiry into the post-election violence that left at least six people dead on August 1.

Post Zim election violence: Rights groups raise concern over Motlanthe-led commission

2018-11-30 11:31

The Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe's August 1 shootings has concluded its work, but rights groups have expressed concern over the lack of transparency on how it handled evidence.

Zimbabwe opposition leader Chamisa appears before Motlanthe commission

2018-11-27 05:46

Zimbabwe's opposition leader has distanced his party from post-election protests on August 1 in which six people were killed and several others wounded after soldiers opened fire.


Zuma costs taxpayers less than two former presidents

2019-10-02 22:52

More than R59m has been spent on former presidents and their deputies since the start of the 2016/17 financial year - a bill footed by South African taxpayers.

Who would be prepared to make sacrifices today for the people? - Motlanthe asks hard questions at Rivonia Trial anniversary

2019-07-12 08:34

Former state president Kgalema Motlanthe has called on the ANC and its alliance partners to use the 56th anniversary of the Rivonia Trial to reflect on their roles in society.

Land reform: Motlanthe warns of ‘anarchy and chaos’ if property rights aren’t protected

2019-07-11 13:43

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has warned of a dire impact on society if property rights in South Africa aren't protected.

ANC to probe Magashule over allegations that he helped form rival party

2019-06-11 09:35

The ANC is to launch an investigation into Ace Magashule's alleged involvement in the formation of the African Transformation Movement.

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.

Motlanthe urges ANC to reflect after May 8 polls, warns of much harder future

2019-04-03 14:33

Former ANC deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe says win or lose, he hopes the ANC reflects 'very deeply' on how to 'revamp and re-energise' the party after the May 8 national elections.

Ferial Haffajee: Where Ramaphosa failed on land in 2018

2018-12-13 14:08

There's been a failure in land reform, and it's not where you think, says Ferial Haffajee.

Motlanthe 'offers to help end Zimbabwe's political impasse' – report

2018-12-11 08:15

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa in attempts to remedy a political impasse in that country.

Top Africa stories: Chamisa appears before Motlanthe commission, Boko Haram

2018-11-28 08:02

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has appeared before the kgalema Motlanthe commission, and Boko Haram jihadists have killed four farmers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

MDC's Chamisa expected before Motlanthe commission on Monday – reports

2018-11-23 10:41

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is reportedly now expected to appear before the Kgalema Motlanthe commission probing the August 1 post-election violence on Monday.

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