Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
The former head of the Free State department of agriculture, Peter Thabethe, has told the commission of inquiry into state capture that he had been summoned by the Public Protector's office last week to give evidence about the Estina dairy farm case.
Former Free State Agriculture and Rural Development MEC Mosebenzi Zwane hijacked a council meeting in the Phumelela municipality to present a proposal on the Vrede dairy farm project, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.
#GuptaLeaks info implicates ANC secretary general in a computer deal that ran parallel to Vrede dairy scam - and suggests then-national agriculture minister also played a role.
Unemployment, corruption, poor service delivery, poverty and many other national crises must be confronted by a prestigious Parliament, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Former director general in the department of Mineral Resources Thibedi Ramontja on Thursday detailed the secrecy that surrounded the acquisition of Optimum coal mine from Glencore.
The ANC stated in January that it will only include cadres that will "enhance the integrity" of the governing party on its lists for parliament. Does the inclusion of Malusi Gigaba, Nomvula Mokonyane, Bathabile Dlamini and Mosebenzi Zwane do that?
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has set aside a 2016 decision allowing a new coal mine to be developed in the Mabola Protected Environment near Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga.
The Department of Mineral Resources will approach the commission of inquiry into state capture, and give evidence if asked to do so.
Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter’s speech at the Africa DownUnder investor conference was a 180-degree turn from last year’s verbal bashing of former minister Mosebenzi Zwane.
The DA has fired back at Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after she said in court papers that the party's challenge of her report on the Estina dairy farm project was "steeped in politics".
The Mohuma Mobung initiative as well as general supply chain management issues were the order of the day at the commission of inquiry into state capture.
The Vrede police station in the Free State has been called out yet again for ignoring political cases relating to the Gupta-linked Estina dairy farm project, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.
The #GuptaLeaks material indicates that Gupta had scores of meetings scheduled with the likes of Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Peter Thabethe, Mosebenzi Zwane and Ace Magashule throughout the three years during which the Free State government paid Estina the bulk of its Vrede dairy revenues. Have a look at the timeline graphic.
The picture emerging from the High Court judgment in the Estina/Vrede dairy project matter – and compounded by the Absa-Bankorp-SARB judgment – is that the Public Protector is at best incompetent and negligent, and at worst calculating and devious.
Strictly speaking, there is nothing in the Constitution that prevents controversial ANC MPs like Bathabile Dlamini from being elected to Parliament. This is a problem, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
The president will attend and address the 25th Mining Indaba taking place in Cape Town in early February, which brings together investors, mining groups, government officials and labour.
Former Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane tried to pressure Nedbank to take on Gupta-linked accounts in an effort to save jobs, the state capture commission has heard.
The portfolio committee is still in the dark on whether they will be afforded the resources and budget needed to proceed with an inquiry into allegations of state capture affecting the Department of Mineral Resources.
Suspensions are on the cards from as early as next week for senior Transnet executives named in three reports on state capture.
The department of mineral resources claims meaningful empowerment is impossible if a recent high court declaratory order, which severely reduces the reach of the latest draft of the Mining Charter, is allowed to stand.
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