Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
A press statement Gupta-linked Oakbay Investments issued, claiming that there was no meeting between former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas and businessman Fana Hlongwane at Saxonwold, contradicts the evidence of Duduzane Zuma, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.
The launch of Mcebisi Jonas' book, 'After Dawn - Hope After State Capture', and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's release of a new Treasury policy document containing proposals for economic reforms, shows a break with old ANC practices, writes Christi van der Westhuizen.
It's becoming common cause, but South Africa cannot afford to delay making the big decisions any longer. But, Mcebisi Jonas, who was fired as deputy minister of finance by then president Jacob Zuma during the height of state capture, says it's too early to judge President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas believes South Africa isn't far removed from chaos and that there exists a "historic opportunity" for the government to effect drastic and necessary structural changes to the economy and the country.
The MTN group announced that former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has been appointed its chairperson-designate.
Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has told the state capture commission of inquiry that it would be "the biggest mistake" to think the commission was about former president Jacob Zuma.
The judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture will hear completion of testimony from former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas.
Duduzane Zuma has been left frustrated. He wasn't told that former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas wouldn't be available for cross-examination at the state capture inquiry this week and flew to SA from Dubai to attend proceedings.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has told the state capture commission of inquiry that he believes he was axed in 2015 because he was not "willing to toe the line" when it came to certain projects.
Duduzane Zuma, the son of the former president, has dismissed claims made by former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas that a ministerial post was offered to him at the Gupta compound in Saxonwold, Johannesburg in October 2015.
Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas on Monday took on critics who believe his new book "paints a bleak picture" of the South Africa in a bid to advance his own political interests.
A year on, the state capture commission of inquiry is still top of mind for many South Africans as witnesses continue to share damning allegations.
Former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas, who says he refused a R600m bribe from the Gupta family, has written a memoir about his time in office and outlined his vision for how to kick-start the country’s economy.
MTN Group’s biggest shareholder is pushing for changes at Africa’s largest mobile-phone company to avoid the regulatory, legal and political disputes that have cut its share price by more than half over the past four years.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the removal of then finance minister Pravin Gordhan by his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was a time which tested his judgement.
Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas faced heated cross-examination from Duduzane Zuma's legal counsel at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, while Fana Hlongwane's lawyers failed to attend proceedings.
Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has told the State Capture Inquiry that he visited the Gupta’s eight time during his time in the Treasury portfolio.
Mcebisi Jonas has declined an offer from President Cyril Ramaphosa to replace current finance minister Nhlanhla Nene, according to three people familiar with the matter.
South Africa has lost its way and in the absence of fresh, big ideas, the ANC could easily turn to short-term populism, says former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas.
The patriarch of the Gupta family says he was nowhere near the family's Saxonwold compound when the former finance minister claims he was offered a ministerial position.
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