A decade of Jacob Zuma has made South Africans more desperate but also more wary of politics and receptive to Siya Kolisi's brand of sincere, lived-in pragmatism, writes Cecelia Balfour.
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A draft Bill to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation is expected to be open for public comment in December and January.
After a false start, the ad hoc committee that will amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation has elected Mathole Motshekga as its chairperson.
The chairperson of the portfolio commitee on justice and correctional services has distanced himself from the decision to hold an inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
An issue that has lingered in the presidency for the past seven years came to a head in Parliament this week – and, in an ironic move, a former ally of President Jacob Zuma was the one agitating to put the matter to rest.
Former ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga has accused his party of “victimising the victims of a corrupt state” by taking disciplinary action against ANC members who voted for President Jacob Zuma to go.
She is a 12-year-old schoolgirl who aspires to become a doctor but Masalanabo Modjadji is no ordinary pre-teen - she is South Africa's only female traditional ruler, believed to have mystical rainmaking powers.
ANC National Executive Committee member Mathole Motshekga has called for a special NEC meeting to deal with growing calls for President Jacob Zuma to resign.
The discovery of Homo naledi, a new species of a human ancestor, should unite and not divide people, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela misled South Africa about President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, ANC Chief Whip Mathole Motshekga has told Parliament's ad hoc committee.
Parliament is going to hold Public Protector Thuli Madonsela under its thumb by forcing her to meet extraordinary requirements.
The Ad Hoc committee tasked with the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation, is expected to hold a workshop with "various experts on the question of land and amending the Constitution".
The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services says the criminal justice system must protect South Africans' right to political association.
Parliament will discuss Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office, an unprecedented move which comes barely a year after she took up the post on October 15 last year.
The ANC is conducting a witch-hunt against MPs who supported the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma and turning a blind eye to his reckless actions, the SACP says.
There has been yet another highly charged debate on land at the ANC’s policy conference. .
DA leader Mmusi Maimane will ask Parliament's justice portfolio committee chairperson Mathole Motshekga to probe allegations that President Jacob Zuma lied under oath.
ANC NEC member Mathole Motshekga has called on President Jacob Zuma to step down and do some soul-searching, he has been reported as saying in a letter.
The Homo naledi discovery has barely seen the light of day and already an ANC MP has challenged scientists for a debate on the “whole truth about evolution”.
The significance of the kraal in Zulu tradition is not properly understood, ANC MP Mathole Motshekga has told Parliament's ad hoc committee on Nkandla.
The EFF says it will lodge a complaint over the way ANC MPs treated Public Protector Thuli Madonsela during a justice portfolio committee briefing.
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