Zuma was angry after his name was used to facilitate Gupta landing, Zondo inquiry hears

2019-11-21 20:43

Former president Jacob Zuma was fully aware of the role played by former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane in facilitating the Gupta Waterkloof landing in 2013 before appointing him as South African ambassador to the Netherlands, the state capture inquiry has heard.

Gupta Waterkloof landing: Nkoana-Mashabane says she only became aware when she saw it on TV

2019-11-21 14:27

Former international relations and cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has told the state capture inquiry that she only became aware of the Gupta's Waterkloof landing in 2013 when it was reported on television.

Violence against women: National moment of silence and prayer to be observed on Sunday

2019-09-03 22:31

A moment of silence and prayer has been declared for September 8 to mourn women killed in gender-based violence.

'You were relying on hope, not reality' - Judge tells Nkoana-Mashabane, referring to District Six

2019-05-17 19:56

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has conceded that she had failed to comply with a court order from November regarding the development of District 6 for land claimants.

Right of response to Adriaan Basson: Don't overlook arbitrary power abuses

2018-08-22 13:52

In a recent News24 piece, "Truth the biggest loser in land expropriation debate", the editor-in-chief reminds us how important it is to talk straight when it comes to expropriation without compensation, writes Gabriel Crouse.

The 'farm list' that was... or wasn't

2018-08-15 11:55

Shivers of panic went through many in the farming community when a list of farms purportedly targeted for expropriation without compensation was released, writes Terence Corrigan.

Land reform minister: My dept and Ingonyama don't lease state land

2018-06-01 19:05

Minister of Rural Development and Land Reforma Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has clarified land ownership by her department and the Ingonyama Trust Board.

White farmers coming forward with offers to share land, says minister

2018-05-11 22:05

Many white landowners are happy to assist in enriching land reform in a way that prioritises food security and economic stability, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Maite talks tough on land

2018-03-18 06:03

‘We will focus on that which is legal and just,which people sacrificed their lives for … South Africa belongs to all who live in it’.

Baleka vs ANC Youth League during nomination process

2017-12-17 21:59

ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete found herself in familiar territory when she tried to maintain order during the 54th national elective conference. But this time she couldn't call in the "white shirts" for unruly members of the youth league.


Nkoana-Mashabane recommended Koloane as ambassador despite admission that he abused his powers, Zondo commission hears

2019-11-21 15:30

Despite former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane admitting that he abused his diplomatic powers in order to facilitate the Gupta Waterkloof landing in 2013, then-minister of international relations and cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane still wrote to former president Jacob Zuma, recommending him as ambassador to the Netherlands.

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The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture resumes with testimony from former international relations and cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

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District Six: Minister hit with personal costs over 'grossly unreasonable' court order failure

2019-08-02 10:34

Former Rural Development and Land Reform minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has been hit with a personal costs order after the department failed to comply with a court order to draft a plan to redevelop District Six.

District Six: Land minister ordered to appear in court after failure to comply with court order

2019-04-17 13:23

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has to personally appear in court on May 17 to explain her failure to comply with a court order regarding the development of District Six for land claimants.

Dispute after state authorised expropriation of farm

2018-08-19 06:01

In a case being disputed in court, the expropriation of a Limpopo farm has been authorised following the owners’ rejection of the compensation offered.

There is no list of farms targeted for expropriation - Land reform minister

2018-08-13 22:12

The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform herself has put paid to claims doing the rounds that there is a list of farms which are expected to be targeted for expropriation without compensation.

Minister pleads for patience and discipline as state resolves land issue

2018-05-12 13:00

Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has urged South Africans not to be seduced by politicians into fear-mongering or illegal land grabs over government’s land reform efforts.

We can't wait for Parliament's go-ahead before expropriating land without compensation - Nkoana-Mashabane

2018-03-27 17:58

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says she is preparing for a test case to expropriate land without compensation, adding: "We cannot wait for Parliament."

Nkoana-Mashabane draws distinction between the 'real South Africa' and the 'new South Africa'

2018-01-28 13:09

International relations minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has thanked the world for its contribution to South Africa's freedom struggle, but drew a clear distinction between the people of the "real South Africa" and those of the "new South Africa".

IDs and registers - How the ANC delegates will vote for the top 6

2017-12-17 21:12

The ANC's branches have officially nominated its preferred candidates for the party's top six positions, and 4776 delegates will now get ready for a lengthy process to elect their new leaders.

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