Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

2018-11-13 19:26

Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony from two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed elections

Zimbabwe post-poll violence inquiry to summon army, police

2018-10-20 11:56

An inquiry probing the killing of six people after soldiers opened fire on post-election protesters in Zimbabwe will summon police and the army to appear before it, an official has said.

Top Africa stories: Kenya nurses on infants' deaths, eSwatini

2018-09-21 07:19

Nurses in Kenya have reportedly denied any wrongdoing after bodies of at least 12 infants were found stuffed in boxes, and Police in eSwatini have come under fire after they used batons and stun grenades to disperse protesting workers in Manzini.

Kgalema Motlanthe commission in Zim 'illegally formed', says think tank

2018-09-05 06:02

A report says the investigation team was expected to look into the killing of six people following military intervention in Harare two days after the election.

Mkhize distances government from Motlanthe's comments on traditional leaders

2018-07-06 21:01

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize has distanced the government from comments former president Kgalema Motlanthe made about the relationship between traditional leaders and the communities they serve.

Traditional leaders act like village tin-pot dictators - Motlanthe

2018-05-19 17:01

Former President Kgalema Motlanthe has urged the ANC to pay as much attention to land tenure rights in rural areas as it would in the urban areas.

Motlanthe’s panel calls for electoral reform

2017-12-03 06:00

A high-level panel headed by former president Kgalema Motlanthe has called for electoral reforms to strengthen Parliament’s accountability to the public.

Kgalema Motlanthe criticises #BlackMonday racial outbursts

2017-11-08 12:01

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has criticised racial divisions sparked during the #BlackMonday protests, while delivering his address at the Suzman Memorial Lecture.

Don’t take democracy for granted - Motlanthe

2017-10-27 13:05

Avoid self-pity when faced with challenges and use dialogues to connect to a greater system of checks and balances, former president Kgalema Motlanthe has said.

MK council warns of bid to scupper ANC elective conference

2017-10-08 05:47

Former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe made light of being the keynote speaker at the Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) national council conference, organised by a parallel structure to the MKMVA, despite the fact that the ANC did not sanction the event.


Motlanthe on land reform: MPs more interested in theatrics than lawmaking

2018-11-08 12:23

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe accused parliamentarians of taking their guidance as lawmakers from members of the executive.

Zimbabwe probes post-election violence that killed six

2018-10-16 21:16

A public inquiry into the deaths of six people after Zimbabwe's landmark elections has started hearing oral testimonies with witnesses pointing fingers at the opposition, which has already labelled the probe "preemptive".

'We'll come up with a credible report,' says Motlanthe after taking oath for violence probe in Zim

2018-09-20 11:14

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly assured Zimbabweans that the commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe’s post-election violence that took place on August 1 will “come up with a credible report after the hearing”.

Kgalema Motlanthe to lead Zim's commission of inquiry into post-election killings

2018-08-29 19:39

Zimbabwe's president has set up a commission of inquiry into the killing of six people following military intervention in the capital two days after the election. The commission will be led by former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe.

How ANC and traditional leaders are holding the people to ransom

2018-05-21 08:22

It is not government that is held to ransom by traditional authorities, but rather some of the village communities under traditional leadership authorities, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Motlanthe praises 'good listener' Laloo Chiba

2017-12-09 19:18

The young people of the ANC have new role models and have absolutely no time to listen to the likes of Laloo Chiba, former president Kgalema Motlanthe has said at the stalwart’s funeral.

African leaders must smell the coffee – Mbete on Mugabe's resignation

2017-11-22 07:44

Speaker and ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete says she is relieved that Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe chose to resign, rather than face the humiliation of being impeached.

Inside a branch nomination process

2017-10-29 05:49

The ANC’s John Nkadimeng branch nominated Cyril Ramaphosa as their prfered candidate for ANC president. This is what what down in the plush suburb of Houghton.

Changes arising from Cabinet reshuffles destabilise the state – Motlanthe

2017-10-20 21:19

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe says citizens should be concerned about Cabinet reshuffles as it destabilises the state.

Ties that bind run too deep to fathom

2017-09-24 06:26

A morning drive on the R21 towards Tshwane, passing the airport, can be a test of wits and gusto because of the bustling traffic. The scorching morning sun compounds the feeling of haplessness as traffic freezes and unfreezes intermittently, writes Thami Ka Plaatjie.

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